Bami Goreng, or Mie Goreng is a popular dish on St. Maarten, like Nasi Goreng, it's available in every Chinese and Suriname restaurant. Dutch colonization brought Bami, Nasi and many other delicious eats to St. Maarten from Suriname.
Essentially a Stir-fried Noodle dish, It is thought that Bami Goreng was originally Chinese Chow Mein, believed to have been introduced by Chinese immigrants to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. Both of these dishes are made with noodles fried in cooking oil and the addition of assorted fresh ingredients like garlic, onion, shallots, shrimp, chicken or pork or beef, Cabbage , Bok Choy, Celery, Egg, and Bean sprouts. The main difference between the two dishes is the the sweetness you get from the Ketjap Manis.
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