Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Hong Heng Fried Sotong Prawn Mee @ Tiong Bahru Food Centre - Bib Gourmand But I Have Better Ones


Recently I wrote about Tiong Bahru Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice at Tiong Bahru Food Centre which has been listed in Michelin Bib Gourmand 2016 and 2017 for Singapore. At the same food centre, there is another stall that shares the same honor. It is non other than Hong Heng Fried Sotong Prawn Mee.

Fried Sotong Prawn Mee 4.2/5

Hong Heng Fried Sotong Prawn Mee is the wet version with the yellow noodles and thin bee hoon absorbing the sweet and flavourful prawn stock. The plate of prawn mee comes with ingredients such as squid, prawn, bean sprouts and egg.


I have to say the prawn mee at Hong Heng is pretty good and satisfying. However I think I have tasted better ones. While the prawn mee is tasty with the robust prawn stock, it lacked wok hei. In addition, the chilli sauce it used does not go well with the prawn mee. I always feel that prawn mee needs those chilli that has a bit of tangy zest to match that sweet prawny stock of the noodles.


Hong Heng Fried Sotong Prawn Mee
30 Seng Poh Road
Singapore 168898
Nearest MRT: Tiong Bahru (EW line), Outram Park (EW Line, NE Line)

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 10am - 8pm
(Closed on Mon)

1) Alight at Tiong Bahru MRT station. Take Exit A or B. Head east on Tiong Bahru Road towards Jalan Membina. Walk down Tiong Bahru and turn right onto Kim Pong Road. Turn left onto Lim Liak Street. Walk to end of Lim Liak Street and turn right onto Seng Poh Road. Journey time about 12 minutes. [Map]

2) Alight at Outram Park MRT station. Take Exit A or C. Walk to bus stop opposite Outram MRT station (Stop ID 06011). Take bus no. 33, 63, 75, 851 or 970. Alight 1 stop later at Blk 55 Tiong Bahru Road. Continue on Tiong Bahru Road and turn left onto Seng Poh Road. Continue on Seng Poh Road until destination. Journey time 8 minutes. [Map]

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