Another Local Delight - Hokkien Mee
Hokkien Mee literally means “Fujian NoodlesLo. Hokkien mee, or fried Hokkien prawn noodles, are thick yellow noodles that are cooked in a flavorful prawn and pork stock and served with lime and chilli on the side.
Here are 5 places to satisfy your Hokkien Mee cravings.
1. Geylang Lor 29 Fried Hokkien Mee
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Geylang Lor 29 Hokkien Mee, an established family-run hawker stall at East Coast, offers charcoal-fried Hokkien mee. It is one of the few vendors left that still use charcoal fire to prepare it's kind of charcoal-fried Hokkien mee.
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The noodles came with a generous portion of prawns and squid and were nicely moist and flavorful. Hokkien Mee at Geylang Lor 29 costs between $6 and $20.Geylang Lor 29 Fried Hokkien Mee
Opening Hours: Tue to Sun: 11.30am – 8.30pm | Closed on Mon
2. Ah Hock Hokkien Mee
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Unquestionably, one of the most well-known vendors at Chomp Chomp Food Centre is Ah Hock Hokkien Mee. Ah Hock makes their Hokkien Mee with thin white bee hoon rather than thick white bee hoon.
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Customers would queue for up to 45 minutes only to get a packet of their Hokkien Mee.
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Opening hours: Wed-Sun 5:30pm to 12am | Closed on Mon & Tues
3. YouFu Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee
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Andre, who is now 21 and runs YouFu Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee, began frying hokkien mee at the juvenile age of 14. Ay YouFu, you may select either a thin or thick bee hoon to have either the dry or wet version of Hokkien mee.
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YouFu Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodles are made with slurpable noodles that have been immersed in a thoroughly flavorful seafood broth and are seasoned with savoury wok hei. YouFu offers Hokkien Mee for $4–$5 each plate, but you may pay an additional dollar or two to have it served on an opef leaf.
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Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am to 8:30pm
4. Nam Sing Hokkien Fried Mee
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One of Singapore's oldest hawkers, Nam Sing, has been operating since 1963, and it exudes nostalgia. Their Hokkien mee is well recognized for including thin bee hoon and for being served with slices of fresh red chilli on the side.
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Every plate cost $5 or $8. In contrast to other variations, Nam Sing's Hokkien is still prepared with thick yellow noodles and thin white bee hoon.
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Opening Hours: Daily 10am - 6pm | Close on Mon
5. Kim Keat Hokkien Mee
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Hokkien mee is available in both wet and dry version, wet in a claypot or dried on opeh leaves at Kim Keat Hokkien Mee. Their claypot Hokkien mee is their most well-known dish.
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Instead of topping Hokkien mee the traditional method with crispy lard, they go a step further by adding deep-fried, crunchy, tender, and melt-in-your-mouth pig belly. The Kim Keat Hokkien Mee should be on your list if you like the wet version of Hokkien mee.
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Opening Hours: (Thu to Mon) 11am – 7pm | Closed on Tue & Wed