Penang White Curry Mee Ranks #2 In The Instant Ramen Power Ranking 2019

Hello, foodies! We all know Penang to be one of the top foodie destinations in and out of Malaysia. Well, Penangites have another food-related trophy to claim! Los Angeles Times has officially named MyKuali Penang White Curry one of the best instant noodle in the whole world.


Penang Instant Noodle Takes Second Spot As Best Instant Ramen

Photo: Genesia Ting and Lucas Kwan Peterson (L.A. Times)

A total of 31 instant noodles were tried and tasted by L.A. Times’ food columnist Lucas Kwan Peterson. He judged them based on two criterias: taste and “Truth In Advertising”, in which whether it taste the same as it claims to be. With that, he came out with a list of the best instant ramens in the world of 2019. The best thing is – there’s not one but THREE Malaysian instant noodles being included in the top 10 list!

#2 MyKuali Penang  White Curry

Photo: MyKuali
Photo: The Ramen Rater

Taking the prestigious second spot by beating famous contenders like Samyang from Korea and Nissin from Japan, is none other than the much loved Penang White Curry from MyKuali. Honestly, it ain’t a surprise that this got chosen over the other instant noodles. In 2014, The Ramen Rater had deemed MyKuali Penang White Curry to be the best instant noodle of the year!

The curry that packs a punch but also holds true to its roots of Penang flavours has surely captivated international palates as well. With its rich broth and chewy noodles, no wonder everyone who’s tasted it falls in love with it.

Get it in any grocery stores nationwide or order it online here!

#5 Ibumie Mi Goreng Curry Kapitan


Besides that. reining in at number 5 is another home-grown brand that we all know too well. Ibumie Mi Goreng Curry Kapitan was considered to be a greatly satisfying dry noodle by L.A. Times. It has certainly accomplished the perfect balance of sweet and spicy, giving each mouthful a rich taste.

You can get your hands on it here.

#7 MyKuali Penang Spicy Prawn

Photo: MyKuali Online
Photo: The Ramen Rater

Next up, another MyKuali instant noodle gained another spot in the top 10 list right before it ends. Rich and luscious broth is produced from this tiny packet and it definitely stays true to what it claims to be. According to L.A. Times, this is one instant noodle that delivers what it promises, which is deliciously irresistible spicy prawn mee soup.

Order yours and get a taste of it today!

Which One Is Your Favourite?

We couldn’t be prouder that the international crowd is getting more and more accustomed to the taste of Malaysian flavours. If you haven’t tried any of these, well…what are you waiting for? Get a taste of these instant noodles that are deemed to be one of the best among the rest.


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  1. Yeah so using my images from to tout a rankings list that isn’t mine based on a mere 31 tastes is pretty lame of you. I’ve reviewed over 3,300 so the so-called power rankings are covering not even 1% of my review catalog. Kind of a jerk thing to do and assumes permission is given, which it isn’t. You might like to know Red Chef is twice on my 2019 top ten list and they’re from Penang.

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