嗨吃家 is probably the most highly raved Suan La Fen in Singapore
Suan La Fen (酸辣粉) are potato noodles originated from China, Sichuan. The dish is known for its mala (numb & spicy) and sour taste. Originally cooked and serve in noodle stores, this dish also has it’s instant counterpart, which is the latest trend that reached Singapore’s shores.
These instant mala potato noodles, packaged in cups, usually take around four to six minutes to cook after hot water is added and the lid is sealed.
They also come with seasoning powders and sauces, as well as a variety of condiments.
Market rate: $15-$18 for a box of 6 cups
Priced at $2-$3 a cup, these cup noodles sells like HOT CAKES!
We’ve found an online store where you could get them at only $12.99 for 6:
There are also news circulating on the net that some suppliers have been selling fake Hai Chi Jia’s products. Here’s a quick guideline on how do you differentiate between the real and fake:
1: 𝘉𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘭 𝘣𝘰𝘥𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳 𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘬𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘴.
2: 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘪-𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘦𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘲𝘶𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘘𝘙 𝘤𝘰𝘥𝘦.
3: 𝘋𝘰𝘶𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘏𝘪 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘫𝘪𝘢𝘛𝘔 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘓𝘦 𝘏𝘪𝘫𝘪𝘢 𝘙
4: 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘣𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘦𝘭 𝘭𝘪𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘢 𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘭 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘥
This company also stated that they are selling the authentic Hai Chi Jia’s product:
However though, you can only buy 3 sets per cart. They charge $6.99 for islandwide deliveries, and they deliver on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays.