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    A Wok on the Wild Side: A Tale of Boon Keng Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee

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    Setting Off on a Culinary Adventure at Boon Keng

    Nestled within the vibrant Upper Boon Keng Market & Food Centre, Boon Keng Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee promised a noodle saga worth exploring. With high hopes and hungry bellies, we embarked on our quest, eager to see if this stall could transform our noodle expectations into reality.

    Navigating Through the Plate: A Symphony of Sorts

    Opting for the more economical $5 serving, we were greeted with a heaping portion that seemed promising at first glance. The prawns, although not at their peak freshness, managed to hold their own, offering a semblance of sea bounty. Meanwhile, the chili, thick and fiery, promised an exciting journey for our palates.

    Diving Into the Noodles: Expectations vs. Reality

    As we ventured further, we anticipated a delightful interplay of wok hei, rich egg essence, and the sweet undertones of prawn broth. However, this expectation quickly gave way to reality. The noodle ensemble lacked the anticipated aromatic flourish, leaving us searching for the familiar joy of a well-executed dish. Amidst the array of noodles, bean sprouts, and squid, the deep-fried lard emerged as a beacon of flavour, its fragrant crunch offering a glimpse of what could have been.

    Reflecting on Our Culinary Journey

    Our exploration of Boon Keng’s offering was akin to a rollercoaster ride of flavours and textures. Unfortunately, the dish fell short of capturing the essence of a classic fried Hokkien prawn mee, with the absence of wok hei and the richness of prawn broth noticeably diminishing the experience. Nevertheless, the deep-fried lard was a delightful discovery, proving that even in disappointment, there are moments of joy to be savoured.

    Boon Keng Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee Opening Hours and Location

    Monday11 am – 2 pm, 5pm – 9 pm
    Tuesday11 am – 2 pm, 5pm – 9 pm
    Wednesday11 am – 2 pm, 5pm – 9 pm
    Thursday11 am – 2 pm, 5pm – 9 pm
    Friday11 am – 2 pm, 5pm – 9 pm
    Sunday5pm – 9 pm

    Address: Block 17 Upper Boon Keng Rd, #01-73, Singapore 380017, Upper Boon Keng Market & Food Centre

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