Pontian is a district in the South West of Johore with two towns known as Pontian Besar and Pontian Kecil. However, mention Pontian and most Singaporeans will think of Pontian Wanton Noodles 笨珍云吞面. The successful wanton mee franchise has outlets all over Singapore but the main offering has been the signature wanton noodles with deep fried wanton and thinly sliced char siew. Recently, Pontian Wanton Noodles introduced new noodles dishes to their menu. We headed to the Pontian Wanton Noodles in Eastpoint Mall to try the new Salted Egg Chicken Cutlet Noodles and Pork Rib Noodles.
The menu of Pontian Wanton Noodles 笨珍云吞面 is fairly straightforward. There should no problem with customers holding up the queue by trying to decide what to eat when ordering because the options are limited. There are wanton noodles, a few items of desserts and beverages. You can ask for dry noodles or soup noodles and have a choice of the sauce. Extra helpings of crispy fried wanton and
The standard wanton noodles ($4.20) come with deep fried
The new Salted Egg Chicken Cutlet Noodles ($6) is essentially the standard Pontian Wanton Noodles with the addition of a few pieces of chicken cutlet doused with salted egg yolk sauce. The sauce is quite tasty. If you like rich and creamy salted egg yolk sauce you will like the new dish of Pontian Wanton Noodles.
The other new dish is the Pork Rib Noodles ($5.50). The bowl of noodles is topped with a generous helping of tender braised pork ribs. The light savoury sauce is quite flavourful.
Both the new dishes of Pontian Wanton Noodles are enjoyable. It is good that there will be more variety when we eat at a Pontian Wanton Noodles outlet. Hopefully, more choices will not mean more delay at the cashier caused by those who cannot decide what to order when they reach the front of the counter.
There are Pontian Wanton Noodles outlets all over Singapore including at
South Wing, #B2-154
Paya Lebar Square
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