Mee Siput Muar

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Mee Siput Muar
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Mee Siput Muar with sambal
Alternative namesSimply just Mee Siput
Place of originMalaysia
Region or stateMuar, Johor, Malaysia
Main ingredientsWheat flour, cooking oil

Mee Siput Muar is a famous local snack which originated and is most available in Muar, Johor, Malaysia.[1] It got its name as it is made of wheat flour that shaped into noodle thread and swirled resemble like the shell of a snail, or siput in Malay.[2] And beside its shape, the crispy texture of the so called snail noodle cracker is also similar to the snail shell.[3] It is then deep-fried in cooking oil until crispy and crunchy. It is best eaten with sambal; chili sauce or paste.[4]


  1. ^ "Picks:So much more to Muar". New Straits Times. 26 October 2017. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Mee Siput Infamous Snack Dominates Muar". Johor Now. 11 July 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Mee Siput". We Love Muar. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Mee Siput". Tourism of Johor. 2015. Retrieved 10 December 2017.