Street Food - Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles

July 07, 2012 Ivan Teh - RunningMan 0 Comments

Street Food - Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles

Also Known As:
Wanton Noodles, Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles, Wonton Noodles, Water Dumpling Noodles



Average Price Per Serving:
SGD $2.50 - $5



Description:
Wanton Noodles / Wonton Noodles and Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles / Water Dumpling Noodles is a Cantonese dish, which is normally served dry with a sauce, although sometimes, it can be served in a soup / broth.


Wanton Noodles / Wonton Noodles consists of thin egg noodles (Mee Kia), garnished with chinese broccoli (Kai-Lan), thinly sliced Char Siew / Red Roast Pork Loin, spring onions and Wanton / Wonton Dumpling. Some hawkers also add braised mushrooms or pork lard.

These Wanton / Wonton Dumpling are made with minced pork / minced chicken, prawns, spring onions, egg and salt. It is then wrapped into a small, bite sized 'money bag' shape, in a pastry skin made from plain white flour / corn flour, egg, water and salt.

Wanton / Wonton Dumpling can be served either steamed, boiled or deep fried.

Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles / Water Dumpling Noodles consists of thin egg noodles (Mee Kia), garnished with chinese broccoli (Kai-Lan), spring onions and Shui Jiao Dumpling / Water Dumpling. Some hawkers also add braised mushrooms or pork lard.

These Shui Jiao Dumpling / Water Dumpling are made with minced pork / minced chicken, prawns, spring onions, egg, salt, ginger and chives. It is then wrapped into an oval shape, in a pastry skin made from plain white flour / corn flour, egg, water and salt.

Shui Jiao Dumpling / Water Dumpling are served steamed or boiled.

There are 3 main variations on the sauce for dry Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles. Also, a small bowl of soup / broth is often served together, this is made from water, chicken stock, salt, ginger, soy beans and spring onions.

The most popular sauce for Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles is a spicy chili sauce, made with vegetable oil / sesame oil, pork lard, light soy sauce, white vinegar and chili paste (Sambal).

This is a light, spicy sauce, which allows the freshness and taste of the ingredients to shine.

The Hong Kong style black sauce for Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles is made with vegetable oil / sesame oil, pork lard, sugar, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, white vinegar and oyster sauce.

This sauce is thick and sweet, and while it enhances the overall taste of the dish, also tends to overwhelm the freshness of the ingredients to a certain extent.

Finally, a sweet ketchup sauce for Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles is made with vegetable oil / sesame oil, sugar, light soy sauce, pork lard, white vinegar and tomato ketchup.

This sauce is light and sweet, and is commonly preferred by children.


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Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles is light and easy on the palate.

These are the top 3 stalls which I feel serve the best Wanton Noodles & Shui Jiao Dumpling Noodles in Singapore.


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Tao Xiang Kitchen
@ 10E Sixth Avenue #01-01
Opening Hours: 8.15am - 8.30pm Daily




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Loyal Original / Loyal To The Original Wonton Noodles / Zhong Yu Yuan Wei Wanton Noodles
@ 30 Seng Poh Road #02-30
Opening Hours: 11am - 9pm Closed Fri




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Nam Seng Noodle House
@ Far East Square 25 China Street #01-01
Opening Hours: 8am - 8pm Closed Sun




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