Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the shallots and garlic for about 5 minutes, until soft. Stir in the prawns and the pepper and mix well. Pour in the water and bring to the boil. Season to taste. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add the pak choy or cabbage, beansprouts and fried beancurd. Cook for about 5 minutes. Pop in the noodles and tomatoes. Cook for 1 minute.
To make the garnish, simply mix together the three ingredients, and serve it with the Mee Soup.
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