For the non-native Singaporeans, Wanton Mee or Wanton Noodles do not refer to noodles that make you more promiscuous. Though, the dish can be seductively yummy.
The word “wanton” here is the Cantonese word for the dumplings that come with the noodle dish. Here in Singapore, Wanton Noodles may vary from stall to stall.
Some stalls serve the noodles with a Malaysian-style spicy sauce mix, whereas others serve the Hong Kong-inspired version with gravy. Whichever your preference, here are some great stalls you can check out this weekend.
Nam Seng Wanton Mee
Even Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong remembers eating these noodles. The noodles are covered in a secret sauce which gives it a moreish quality.
Far East Square, 25 China Street, #01-01, Singapore 049567
Kok Kee Wanton Mee
This stall frequently sees snaking queues and long waits. They also have their own secret ingredient which they add to the sauce, making the noodles worth waiting for.
Lavender Food Square, 38 Jalan Besar, #01-06, Singapore 209000
Hwa Kee BBQ Pork Noodles
If you like your noodles sweet, this stall douses the noodles in char siew sauce. The char siew is also charcoal roasted for a better flavour.
East Coast Lagoon Food Village, 1220 East Coast Parkway Stall 45, Singapore 468960
Hong Mao Wanton Mee
This stall was bought over by a chef who used to be at Park Royal, resulting in a very good version of wanton noodles, or so loyal patrons say.
182 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427453