Xing Ji Big Prawn Noodle at Raffles City offers a decent version of prawn mee as well as ngoh hiang and a variety of other noodles and rice dishes – including pao fan and fish soup.
Xing Ji Prawn Noodle Raffles City
Xing Ji Big Prawn Noodle moved from Food Republic Food Court in Suntec City to Raffles City at the end of 2019. The dinning space at B1 of Raffles City is small and narrow. The furniture is basic and functional. It is like a dedicated area of a food court – a eat and run kind of place.
It is a self-service eatery. You order and pay at the counter; and collect your food when your number is called.
Menu of Xing Ji Big Prawn Noodle
The signature dish is obviously Prawn Noodle. However, the menu of Xing Ji offers a fair variety of food. Besides spicier versions of prawn mee, like Volcano Prawn Noodle, there are also fish soup with rice and pao fan. Side dishes like har cheong gai and ngoh hiang are also on the menu.
Ngoh Hiang & Prawn Noodle
We ordered the Signature Prawn Noodle Soup ($6.80), Dry Pork Rib Noodle ($6.80) and Ngoh Hiang ($9.30). GST would be added to the bill. The waiting time was fairly short – less than 10 minutes.
The Ngoh Hiang was everything we expected it to be – hot and crispy; and the dipping sauce was nice.
The Signature Prawn Noodle had a broth that was aromatic and flavourful, though perhaps a tad too salty for our palates. The bee hoon was cooked just right and retained a good bite. The prawns and pork slices were not particularly remarkable. Xing Ji Big Signature Prawn Noodle was not bad but not very special. It would not rank among the Best Prawn Noodles we have tried.
The Dry Pork Rib Noodle would not win any prize for its looks. The taste was average. The pork was tender but would not excite. The best thing about the dish was the tangy chilli sauce.
On the whole, the Xing Ji prawn mee was fairly average. It may not be for the serious prawn noodle aficionados. However, if you are in the area and want to sit down in an air-conditioned eatery for a bowl of decent prawn mee, Xing Ji Big Prawn Noodle at Raffles City will fit the bill.
Overall Rating: 3 TOPs
Xing Ji Big Prawn Noodle
#B1-81 Raffles City
252 North Bridge Road
Te;: +65 62611949
Mon – Sat: 10 am – 9 pm
Sun: 10 am – 8.30 pm
Nearby MRT Station: Raffles City
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