A specialty of Penang island. Flat rice noodles in Duck Soup.
Prepare garlic oil:
* Heat oil or lard, add garlic and remove only when fragrant * Set wok aside for frying
* Boil ribs in 1.5 litres of water, add little salt * Do the same for the whole duck and cook until meat is tender * Remove duck and strip meat for ganishing * Add duck stock to pork stock from which pork has been removed * Add fish slices and balls * Add sliced chillies to soy sauce in a small dish * Fry crushed garlic in oil till fragrant, add to broth
* Blanch koay teow in boiling water for 1/2 minute * Place koay teow in a bowl and laddle soup over it * Garnish with duck meat, fish slices and balls * Placed bowl next to dish containing slice chillies * Serve hot
When buying noodles for soup, make sure the noodles is specifically design for soup. Some are designed for frying ( Char Koay Teow is one example). If in doubt, always