With half a kg each of pork filet and plain flour, I can easily make a meal for 6 people. That’s less than $2 per person. It also takes less than an hour. First, make the char siu (叉烧), when the char siu is cooking, make the noodles. Then cook the noodles, make a sauce, and combine!

Char Shao Mian

Char Shao Mian


1 portion of Black Char Siu

1 portion of ramen noodles


2 Tbsp Black Soya Sauce

2 tsp Soya Sauce

2 tsp black vinegar

1 cube bullion

1/2 cup hot water

2 tsp sesame oil

Topping (all optional)


Chopped chillies

Lau gan ma

Fried onions



  1. Make the noodles, then the char siu.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the sauce, and divide them into 6 bowls.
  3. Divide the noodles into six portions and put them into the bowls with the sauce. Stir through.
  4. Top the noodles with the chosen of toppings.