Australian Cafe Offers Mi Goreng Sandwich For $7, Becomes an Instant Hit

A cafe in Australia has created a surprise crowd favorite after transforming the Mi Goreng instant noodles into a delectable toastie.

Finally catching up with what many under-the-budget university students have been enjoying for years, Sydney cafe Dutch Smuggler used the popular Indonesian instant noodles brand to create a special mashup toastie.

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Each order of the $6.70 (9.50 Australian Dollars) Mi Goreng toastie comes with two slices of toast stuffed with Mi Goreng noodles, melted cheddar cheese, a fried egg, and a special spicy mayonnaise.

Offered as a limited-edition special back in 2017, the unique toastie has now become a permanent item on the menu, MailOnline reports.

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Peculiar as it may seem, combining Mi Goreng and toasties in a meal is actually a no-brainer since they are two of the most popular cheap meals among Australian students.

In fact, the toastie has become such a hit among customers that Good Food even recognized it as one of “Sydney’s best sandwiches of 2019.”

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“Carbs filled with carbs are always a winner, and while this busy CBD cafe’s selection of other toasties is definitely worth checking out, none holds a candle to the delicious novelty of the mi goreng toastie,” writer Andrew Levins noted on Good Food.

“This toastie is an absolute banger, the epitome of stoner cuisine.”

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It is worth noting that in some parts of Southeast Asia using instant noodles as sandwich fillings is a common practice and may have inspired Dutch Smuggler’s offering.

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