Types of Noodles

Our vast range of menu choices can leave customers feeling very undecided, particularly when it comes to noodles. This post will help provide a brief overview of the different noodle types and hopefully assist you in your decision-making.

Noodle Types

  • Chow Mein – most common type of Chinese egg noodles, cylindrically shaped. Often stir-fried with other meat and vegetables.
  • Ramen Noodles – very popular style of egg noodles, curly and thin shape. Often served in a broth.
  • Rice Noodles (Vermicelli) – made from rice starch, very thin and white noodles. Have a firm and springy texture and tend to be flat. Served either in a broth or stir-fried.
  • Ho Fun – flat, white noodles that tend to wide. Often turn a brown colour from cooking.
  • Udon Noodles – thick, white noodles with a distinct bounce as they dangle from the chopsticks.
  • Glass Noodles – much thinner, almost threadlike noodles with a glassy, near transparent appearance and springy texture.
  • Crispy Noodles – crunchy chow mein noodles.