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Ru Ji fishball noodles

Ru Ji is a fishball noodles store serving the delectable local favorite in Redhill Market. Also, Ru Ji touts to offer an authentic take of the Singapore favorite right in a heartland setting at a good low price. Let’s check them out with a lunch time dine-in today.

In addition, Ru Ji kitchen kitchen at its heart is a family business. Notably, their first store opened at Holland Drive Market and Food Centre. The pioneering owner there imparted his skills to his daughter.

The store at Redhill market is notably popular with the diner here
The store at Redhill market is notably popular with the diner here. But is it any good?

She now runs her own stall on the same name at Redhill Hawker Centre which we are visiting today. You might remember it from the time we visited Hong Seng Curry rice right at the same center. Also, the hawker center is located a 10 minute walk away from the Redhill MRT station.

A lunchtime favorite

Notably, the outlet is a fairly popular store with long queues often seen snaking in front of the store during peak lunch times. However, queues are very fast moving, with a line of 6-7 pax being served in under 10 minutes, even at peak lunch periods.

Ru Ji fishball noodles platter with servings of noodles dry and soup bowls
Ru Ji fishball noodles platter with servings of noodles dry and soup bowls.

Moreover, at it’s core, Ru Ji at its core is a fish ball noodle specialist. Hence, they only serve one type of dish. Also Ru Ji fishball noodles touts to offer a great light meal filled with delectable sauces, such as their noodles tossed in sambal chilli in a variety of noodle offerings. Recommendations includes your dish to go with Mee pok noodles, as well as Kuay Teow noodles.

The noodles are springy and best paired with their sambal chilli
The noodles are springy and best paired with their sambal chilli.

Also, the best way to enjoy the dish is to have it in its dry form with their signature sambal chilli. Additionally, pricing options are pretty simplified with three sizes to choose from. Price range starts from $3 for their smallest bowl, with $4 being the mid-tier and if you are really hungry, a $5 bowl.

Mee pok dry, the way you should have it
Mee pok dry, the way you should have it.

Best having it dry

For a $4 meal, your dish comes as a somewhat as a “2 course” meal. you get your dry noodles in a bowl tossed with sauces, and a side soup bowl. Also, their $4 meal, gets you an assortment of 5 fishballs. This is adequate for a hearty lunch without being too filling. Moreover, your dish is also served with generous thick slices of fishcake as well. The fishcakes are chewy, and has a soft texture on the inside and slightly crunchy outer skin.

You noodles are served with generous portions of their popular fishballs and slices of fishcakes
You noodles are served with generous portions of their popular fishballs and slices of fishcakes.

Additionally, now onto the main talking point, the fishballs themselves. The fishball are large in size, but has a soft silky smooth texture within. Quality is without compromise without taste being too overly salty or having a fishy taste. You can tell how why this store is renowned and popular for- their fishballs.

Ru ji fishball are large in size, but has a soft silky smooth texture within
Ru ji fishball are large in size, but has a soft silky smooth texture within.

All in all, Ru Ji fishball noodles get a recommendation in offering great simple, yet tasty noodles at a fair affordable price point. With bonus points for accessibility being located near an MRT station.

Verdict:

Must Go! | Actually pretty Good | Worth Trying | Shortlist Optionally | Should Avoid
Ru Ji Kitchen (Redhill) Locality Map
Redhill Food Centre, 85 Redhill Lane,
Unit #01-25
Singapore 150085

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