Saang mein

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Saang mein
Type Chinese noodles
Place of origin Hong Kong
Region or state Hong Kong
Serving temperature Hot
Main ingredients Wheat flour, tapioca flour, salt, potassium carbonate, water
Cookbook: Saang mein  Media: Saang mein
Saang mein
Traditional Chinese 生麵
Simplified Chinese 生面
Literal meaning raw noodle

Saang mein is a type of Chinese noodle found in Hong Kong. It is often available in overseas Chinatowns.


It is made of wheat flour, tapioca flour, salt, potassium carbonate, and water.[1]


Saang mein can be cooked quickly similarly to ramen noodles. It is known for a more smooth and soapy texture. It can be eaten plain or with additional sesame oil. Vegetables such as kai-lan can be added. The noodle does have a wheat taste. It is served hot.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Saang mein noodle packaging from Hong Kong.