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Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee
July 27
00:12 2014

For a bowl of comfort and hearty goodness Hokkien Mee, or Prawn Mee as it is known outside Penang, makes a perfect meal anytime, be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or supper. This dish of yellow noodles and rice vermicelli drenched in a thick spicy broth made of both prawns and pork is served with a garnish of water spinach (kangkung) and crunchy bean sprouts.

The Hokkien Mee is finished off with a few slices of lean pork, boiled egg, prawns and a sprinkle of fragrant fried shallots. To ass more depth to the already hot bowl of Hokkien Mee, a healthy spoonful of fried chilly paste is served along with the dish. What makes this dish interesting is that its spicy, strong prawn flavor actually lends a slight sweetness to the deliciously fragrant bowl of Hokkien Mee.

A basic bowl would cost between RM3.00 to RM3.50. If you wish to pack more punch in your Hokkien Mee, most stalls offer extra topping such as pork ribs, mantis prawn, fish balls, entrails, pork sausage and roast pork at additional charge. This is non-halal dish.

  • Green House
    No. 233, Jalan Burmah, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang (Google Map)
    Business hour: 8pm-3am (Closed on Sunday)
    Green-House-Prawn-Mee
  • Classic Coffee Shop
    No.126, Jln Perak, Pulau Pinang(Google Map)
    Business hour: 8am-12pm – Close: Tuesdays.
    Contact: 6016-436 8910
    Classic-Coffee-Shop-Prawn-Mee
  • Heng Kee Cafe
    Lebuh Presgrave,10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang(Google Map)
    Business hour: 6pm-11pm
    Heng-Kee-Coffee-Shop-Prawn-Mee
  • One Corner Cafe
    (Behind Penang Plaza a.k.a FIMA) 2, Jalan Bawasah,Georgetown, 10500 Penang.(Google Map)
    Business hour: 7.30AM – 10.30AM (Closed on Tuesdays)
    One-Corner-Cafe-Prawn-Mee
  • Kwai Lock Coffee Shop
    295B, Jln Burmah, Penang (opposite Pulau Tikus police station)(Google Map)
    Business hour: 8am till 1pm
    Kwai-Lock-Coffee-Shop-Prawn-Mee

    New Cathay Coffee Shop
    Corner of Jalan Burma & Lorong Kuching, Opposite Belissa Row Pulau Tikus.(Google Map)
    Business hour: 7:30am – 1:30pm daily except Sundays
    New-Cathay-Prawn-Mee

Hokkien Mee - overview
Taste
Fragrant
Spicy
Price
4.5 Good
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