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$8/pax

based on 14 reviews
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Lunch6 votes
Cheap Eat/Budget4 votes
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The Hungry Bunny
 • 20 Aug 2014 544 reviews 19 followers
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For the full review, please see http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.sg/2014/04/blanco-court-prawn-mee.html

Apparently, this heritage hawker is actually cousins to the prawn noodles at Beach Road, Jln Sultan and Joo Chiat, so if you thought the flavours at these stalls seemed familiar, it's because they all belong to the same extended family!

We had:

1) Dry Prawn Noodles ($4.80): the magic lies with the chilli paste, heavy with hae bee and oodles of chilli powder, it was both fiery and sweet. To top it off, the prawns were fresh, greens crunchy and noodles springy. 

2) Sliced Prawn Noodle Soup ($4.80): I didn't like how the rice vermicelli was more like a thinner version of laksa noodles than actually skinny beehoon, and it did little to soak up the sweet broth rich with pork ribs and prawn heads. Even if the prawns were split down the middle to appear deceptively plentiful in supply, I still thought they were plenty enough to make the bowl value-for-money.
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Rolling
 • 02 Aug 2014 151 reviews 1 follower
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A good bowl of Prawn Mee is very elusive- average bowls of prawn noodles always miss the oomph. I got a bowl of Prawn & Pork Ribs Noodle ($4.50) and it was nothing less than satisfying. The prawns were fresh, the stock was rich yet not too heavy on the tastebuds, the pork ribs were chewy and there was little chilli padi to give that extra kick to the final slurp of this delicious stock.

While waiting for our prawn noodles, we also bought some Ngor Hiang to munch on. Special mention to the crispy prawn crackers- you could actually feel the oil seeping out, but it's so addictive, you stop hearing your arteries cry for a while.

Service was also friendly- one aunty was walking around giving plates of chilli padi because she said those at the counter was probably not enough.

Please go to http://rollingwrites.blogspot.sg/2014/07/blanco-court-prawn-mee.html for pictures. 


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terentsu
 • 27 Apr 2014 3 reviews 0 follower
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Stock is just nice. Prawns fresh, but only given 3 halves. Tail is nice. Ribs abit overcooked. Noodles alright. Settled for $10.80 a bowl cos they said smaller prawn soldout. Come early before lunch hours. Many tables but taken up fast.
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I spent $11 per person.

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