XO Crab Noodle Soup (XO螃蟹米粉汤)


XO thick bee hoon soup

Thank you for your support! It motivates me to continue writing and sharing my recipes and blog, in my busy life. No matter how tasty the outside food are, the feeling of eating home-cooked will never be beaten. Just hope that my recipes will make it easy for everyone to cook up a tasty feast you want!

“蟹蟹‘’有你们的支持,才能让我能够在再忙碌的生活里,继续保持这份动力,忙里偷闲的停下来,写一写,分享一下自己喜欢的食谱和食物。再好吃的外卖,吃到的感觉永远都不会比自己煮的味道更美味的…… 希望我的食谱能够让大家轻松地煮出您想要的味道!

Serves 4


1-2 tablespoons of XO liquor 

2 medium fresh crabs (each abt 500g) 

500g thick bee hoon 

2 tomatoes, cut into wedges 

1 head Romaine Lettuce 

1 large thumb of ginger, thickly sliced 

1 clove of garlic, minced 

1L chicken stock 

100-150ml cooking cream 

1 tablespoon of Thai fish sauce 

1 tablespoon of cooking oil 

Salt and white pepper to taste 



1-2汤匙 XO烈酒

2个 中等新鲜螃蟹(每个约500克)

500克 粗米粉

2粒 番茄,切块

1颗 长叶莴苣


1瓣 大蒜,切碎

1000毫升 鸡汤

100-150毫升 烹饪奶油

1汤匙 泰国鱼露

1汤匙 食用油

盐和白胡椒 提味

Add some clams and prawns, too!


(1) Clean and cut crabs into pieces. Set aside. 

(2) Heat pot with oil over medium fire. Sauté ginger, followed by garlic until browned. Add chicken stock and bring it to a boil. 

(3) Add tomatoes and crabs. Bring soup to another boil, lower heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. 

(4) Add bee hoon, fish sauce, salt and pepper. Continue to simmer for 10 minutes. Now, stir in cooking cream. Heat off, and add in lettuce. Drizzle XO liquor. Cover pot with lid to the heat stand for about 5 minutes before serve. 

(5) Ladle and divide into bowls, or serve the whole pot to share. Happy New Year 2019! 






(5)分成小碗,或整锅水,上桌分享。 2019年新年快乐!

Tips: Use of cooking cream yields creamier taste than evaporated milk. 

  • May add some sesame oil, if preferred.



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