Friday, April 18, 2014

Loong Deng Kee @ Tengkat Tong Shin & M Fragrant Salt Baked Chicken @ Sri Petaling

A couple of stops in the city & the suburbs for Chinese soul food, starting with Tengkat Tong Shin's Loong Deng Kee.

Bak kut teh & herbal broths constitute the intriguing specialities here, served out of enormous dragon-decorated pots.

A protein-rich, piping-hot portion of rib-heavy pork with intestines, sufficient for a light lunch, clocks in at RM10.

Fairly fragrant & flavoursome; could make for a satisfactory supper too, assuming Loong Deng Kee opens through late at night.

Add RM5 for rice & veggies; the free flow of chopped chillies & garlic is complimentary. 

Bouncy-smooth fish balls stuffed with meat in soup are also available.

Second stop: Sri Petaling, for M Fragrant's Ipoh-style salt-baked chicken. 

Meaty, tender & savoury but not unendurably salty; this also works for a fuss-free afternoon meal.

Inexpensive; a simple serving with rice & soup won't breach the two-figure mark (think it was RM8). 

Loong Deng Kee
50 Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur
M Fragrant Salt Baked Chicken Cafe
A-14 Glass City, Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur

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18 comments:

  1. Tengkat Tong Shin! Where my favourite Muar Restaurant is...and they say the beef noodles are among the best in town. Meat stuffed fish balls? We have those here though they do not look exactly the same - very popular. They say it's a Foochow delicacy. Not a fan of Ipoh salt-baked chicken...but I love salt-baked fish! Yum! Yum!

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    1. Suituapui: oh ya, tengkat tong shin is definitely a popular attraction for its food :) those stuffed fish balls are always fun to eat ... hahah, i like salt-baked fish too for its succulence :D

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  2. Oh i am a HUGE fan of salted chicken, how much per bird? i like ipoh's, the one with red signage, couldn't remember the name though

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    1. Ken: oops, i forgot to check how much for a bird, but i suspect it'd be considered reasonable by most customers, heheh :)

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  3. Loong Deng Kee looks good for a heartwarming meal =)

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    1. Ulric: the menu has a lot of warming stuff ... there's a variety of herbal chicken soup too :)

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  4. both bak kut teh and salted chicken are my favourite! but i have neber eat the chicken with rice ala chicken rice style.. i prefer to eat it as it is! yummy!

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    1. Constance: yay, glad you liked the food in this post, heheh :) will try to have the chicken as it is next time; thanks for the suggestion :)

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  5. Glass City, gosh haven't been to Sri Petaling for so long - gotta google it. Love salt baked chicken.

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    1. Baby Sumo: oh ya, glass city is a section of sri petaling with a handful of eateries and other shops. if you're back here soon, see if the salt-baked chicken here meets your expectations :)

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  6. It's pouring outside, how nice if I can have some piping hot bak kut teh here....

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    1. CK: ya lor, bak kut teh is perfect for cold, rainy evenings, ya :)

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  7. I love roast chicken, fried chicken and barbecue chicken, but not sure I have ever tried "salt chicken."

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    1. Linda: ooo, i'm not sure you'll like it compared to the other three, but hopefully you might have the opportunity to sample it someday :)

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  8. Hmmm the BKT looks really promising! :) Good price too!

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    1. Rebecca: ooo, could be a bit more aromatic for me, but i guess it's a different sort of BKT recipe, heheh :)

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  9. Hmmm...BKT not aromatic enough ar? Then no need la :P

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    1. Pureglutton: heheh, hopefully they'll tweak the recipe to boost the herbal content or something similar :)

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