TravellerFoodGuide.com – Bak Chor Mee which means Minced Pork Noodle is the proud creation of the Teochew dialect group. While the Hainanese Chicken Rice is symbolic of the Singapore National Dish, Bak Chor Mee easily rank top 3 favorite among the hearts of Singapore.
So why this dish finds so many hearts? There are many reasons but one of the most distinctive, and why this noodle dish is unique is the number of ingredients this dish has compared with other noodle dishes.
The name of the dish suggests the only ingredient is minced pork. But there are actually sliced pork liver & meat to accompany the noodle. Other ingredients include quality sliced black mushrooms in broth that will glide down your tongue easily. Traditional Bak Chor Mee will have a few Teochew style crispy fried dumplings and fried sole fish bits on the side to tempt your taste bugs. Sometimes the fried dumplings are replaced by tasty meat balls.
The distinctive favour of this noodle dish is brought about by black vinegar sauce. When mixed with special prepared homemade chilli sauce, the dish has a haunting taste that last generations.
How To Eat Like A Local?
Order the dry version of the dish. Keep the dish spicy by asking for a little chilli when ordering the dish. Stir the noodle well with the sauce base.
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