Saang mein
TypeChinese noodles
Place of originHong Kong
Region or stateHong Kong
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsWheat flour, tapioca flour, salt, potassium carbonate, water
Saang mein
Traditional Chinese生麵
Simplified Chinese生面
Literal meaningraw 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


  1. ^ Saang mein noodle packaging from Hong Kong.