Guide to rice noodles in Sanya
For many who come to Sanya for the first time and for those who never venture into Sanya’s corner streets, it is unlikely that they will be familiar with good, folksy things that are happening in Sanya’s alleyways.
These visitors or expats may be missing out on part of the Sanya action and its food culture. These snacks are commonly found at food courts, snack bars, little restaurants and hawkers’ centers tucked away in the corner streets.
抱罗粉 Baoluo Rice Noodles
One of the most popular noodle dishes favored by locals and tourists alike, the name comes from the most famous rice noodle in Baoluo of Wenchang Town. It is very delicious, with many ingredients like peanuts, beef and vegetables added. The noodles are thicker, a bit like spaghetti.
陵水酸粉 Lingshui Sour Rice Noodles
A very popular breakfast snack in Lingshui County which uses thread-like noodles. It is made with delicious sweet & sour soup and various accessories like chopped chives, fried peanuts, shredded pork meat and some sliced dried beef.
港门粉 Gangmen Noodles
Unlike traditional rice noodles cooked with boiling pork bones, Gangmen Rice Noodle is famous for its tasty and fresh soup, the secret lying in flesh picked out from local shell fish.
Hou’an Rice Noodles 后安粉
For the local people in Wanning, rice noodles are both snack and staple food. Locals eat them for breakfast. The Hou’an Rice Noodle is famous for its tasty and fresh soup. The key to making the noodles so delicious lies in adding flesh picked out from boiled pork bones, local shrimp and shells.
蒸肠粉 Steamed Rice Rolls
A thin roll made from a wide strip of rice noodles, filled with shrimp, pork, beef, vegetables, or other ingredients. Sweet soy sauce is poured over the dish upon serving.
海南粉 Hainan Rice Noodles
Hainan Rice Noodles uses thin vermicelli-style noodles. It’s often served with fried peanuts, roasted sesame, bean sprout, chopped green onion, shredded meat, sesame oil and Chinese pickles on top. Then add some clear conch soup and your bowl of delicious Hainan Rice Noodles is ready.