Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

A small noodle that can be used as breakfast, with the addition of eggs and vegetables as desired.
Easy to cook and delicious Misua.

Misua is a dish originating from Fujian, China. It has a resemblance to Somen Noodles from Japan. In general, Japanese somen is served with chilled broth, which makes this Japanese somen preferred by children, while Misua is served with warm broth. This food is usually cooked and eaten during certain events in China, as well as in other countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and other Asian countries. There are 2 kinds of Misua: plain misua and caramelized misua, steamed for a long time, then caramelized until it turns brown. Plain misua is usually served with beef/pork and broth. For caramelized misua, it can be cooked for a long time without destroying the shape of the misua and has become a favorite dish in Taiwan. The small noodle made from wheat flour, usually with a salty taste in the noodles, which are then boiled and topped with. It is usually served with eggs, chicken, pork intestines, beef, shiitake mushrooms, spring onions, fried shallots, and beans. Misua can be used as breakfast or served on special occasions, and symbolizes longevity in Chinese culture. Misua is classified as a healthy light dish and can be consumed by everyone. This type of noodle takes a short time to cook. While the sauce can use chicken broth or chicken broth powder. As a complementary, you can use eggs, meat, or vegetables, and eat them warm with family or friends.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 30 minute(s)

  • 1 packet or 120g of dry Misua
  • 1000 ml of water
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil, for sauteing
  • 2 garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp chicken powder
  • 2-3 stalks of vegetables (caisim / bokchoy)
  • 1 celery
  • 2 tsp sesame oil, for serving



Saute garlic in cooking oil until fragrant.

Step 1 of cooking Misua.

Add the eggs, add a little salt and pepper, then scramble until the eggs are yellow like in the photo.

Step 2 of cooking Misua.

After that, add water and put in the chicken powder, salt, and pepper, and wait for it to boil.

Step 3 of cooking Misua.

After boiling, add the misua, and stir well.

Step 4 of cooking Misua.

When the misua is a little mushy, add the chopped caisim / bokchoy and celery.

Step 5 of cooking Misua.

Pour into a bowl, and the misua is ready to eat!

Step 6 of cooking Misua.

Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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