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Koclok Noodle, culinary from Cirebon

Written by  Rahma
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For noodle lovers, your culinary tour has not been perfect, before you try Cirebon City's mainstay noodle, namely ‘Mie Koclok’. Mie Koclok consists of yellow noodles mixed with bean sprouts, cabbage, chicken pieces and egg slices. Then, on the topping, it is doused with a sauce made of coconut milk and added with cornstarch.

The uniqueness of Mie Koclok is in its very thick and white sauce, because it is made from coconut milk. According to the story, the name Mie Koclok stands for “Mie Khasnya Cirebon which is better” because noodles with thick and white sauce are indeed the hallmark of Mie from Cirebon, West Java. Especially when it's enjoyed after raining,the  savory gravy because of the spices and spice is guaranteed to make you easily addicted to its deliciousness.

For you who haven't had time to go to Cirebon City for a culinary tour, you can also make your own at home, because the ingredients are easy to get, such as, ready-to-use yellow noodles, sliced cabbage, bean sprouts, boiled chicken eggs, shredded chicken, chopped green onions. thinly sliced, sliced celery, lime, sweet soy sauce and fried onions. While the spices that are mashed are only shallots, garlic, ebi and cooking oil. The sauce is also not too complicated because it only consists of chicken stock, thick coconut milk, cornstarch, salt and pepper. To serve it, bring the water to a boil, put the noodles, cabbage, bean sprouts in a colander, and put them in boiling water until the vegetables are slightly wilted. Then place it in a bowl, flush with thick gravy, sprinkle with shredded chicken, egg slices, sliced scallions, sliced celery and fried onions. Add lime juice, sweet soy sauce and chili sauce. Mie Koclok is ready to be served.

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