Penang Prawn Noodle is originated from Penang, a northern state in West Malaysia. This dish is most probably created by the Hokkien Chinese in Penang, and today it is a very popularly dish in most of the big cities in Malayasia. The prawn noodle most important ingredient is its soup, it has to be sweet and strong with prawn taste. With that in mind not many kopitiams in Kota Kinabalu that sell prawn noodle did a good job with the soup. Only a few kopitiam has good quality prawn noodle soup, and one of these kopitiams is Wong Kee Restaurant. Located on Jalan Kolombong, Inanam, Wong Kee Restaurant prawn noodle is highly recommended. The boss has eight years of experience on preparing prawn noodle. What are the ingredients included in the prawn noodle? These ingredients are prawns, fish balls,fish pastes, sliced pork meat, and egg. Note: the fish balls and fish pastes are home made, with no preservative used.
Another tasty and must try dish at Wong Kee Restaurant is the Curry Noodle. The taste of the curry soup is mild but strong with santan and milk, just the way KK Lites like it. The ingredients included in the curry noodle are fish balls, lady fingers, and prawns. Guest can also have the curry noodle with extra add in like fish sliced, fish head, and mixed fish, and the price will go up respectively RM 6, RM 7 and RM 8. Apart from Penang prawn noodle and curry noodle, this noodle house also serves other noodle dishes like Assam soup noodle, fried noodle (dry or wet), mixed fish soup, noodle on soup, kon lau noodle (dry noodle), price starts from RM 4.50 to RM 8. Sliced fish is another specialty of this restaurant which is an important ingredient in most of the dishes. Fried rice and a few vegetable dishes are also served here. Business hours are from 7am to 3pm. If you want to avoid the crowds, a good time to come is around 11am to 12pm just before the lunch hour.
How to get there? Kolombong bus or Inanam bus will pass by here. The landmark to look out for is the supermarket Giant at Kolombong, Wong Kee Restaurant is a corner shop located at the shop lots immediately opposite to Giant.