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3. Hokkien Noodle

mun wah hokkien mee

Do not confuse with KL’s version of Hokkien noodle from Penang or Johor because they are not the same thing. Penang’s version is called prawn noodle in KL while the Johor’s version is totally different.

 

Originated from Petaling Street, Hokkien noodle is founded by Kim Lian Kee. The history is more than 80 years, Hokkien noodle is available everywhere in most Chinese restaurants or food courts/outlets.

 

Using thick noodles, it is stir fried to almost black in colour thanks to the thick black sauce. There is also no shortage with fried pork lards in this noodle. The most important of perfecting the Hokkien noodle is depending on the “wok kei” (the heat during cooking).

 

There are many good places to have Hokkien Noodle and the original comes from Kim Lian Kee. They have many franchise outlets throughout Klang Valley but the original is in Petaling Street.

 

Kim Lian Kee Address: 
49-51, Jalan Petaling, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2032 4984
Business hours: 5pm to 5am
Close: Wednesday

 

Restoran Mun Wah Address, Contact and Tel:

155 Jalan Maharajalela

50150 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03 – 2144 7404

Story: Mun Wah Hokkien Mee Jalan Mahajarela

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4. Wonton Noodle

hung kee wonton noodle complete

There are many types of wonton mee in the country. There are “white version” of wonton mee in the Southern Peninsula Malaysia as well as the ones that come with chili or tomato paste. Singapore’s version comes with chili and tomato paste and Hong Kong version’s is lighter and less flavourful.

 

KL’s version of wonton mee focuses more on the type of thin noodles and the char siew (BBQ pork). In fact, you can’t find any prawns in the wonton anymore. Thus, wontons in KL generally use minced pork with hints of white pepper.

 

Few of the most popular wonton noodles in KL are Koon Kee in Petaling Street and Hung Kee in Loke Yew road. It is also the widely available in most food courts/outlets and the Halal version substitutes the pork with BBQ chicken.

 

Hung Kee Taman Shamelin Perkasa Address, Tel and Contact:

18-20 Jalan 4/91, Taman Shemelin Perkasa Cheras,

55100 KL

Tel: 03 9282 0133

Story: Wonton Noodle at Hung Kee Shamelin

 

Koon Kee Wantan Mee Petaling Street Address and Contact:

No 95, Jalan Hang Lekir, Kuala Lumpur, 50000, Kuala Lumpur

Tel:+60 3-2078 6554

Story: Koon Kee Wantan Mee Petaling Street

 

Yulek Wantan Mee Address, GPS and Tel:

19, Lorong Durian,

Taman Cheras,

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 016-2436221

GPS: 3.102172, 101.743170

 

You can also read: Top Three Wantan Mee in Cheras

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17 thoughts on “Top 20 Chinese Food in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  1. i have been hurt before. with ordering hokkien mee in johor. (ok it was on the way to pulau tioman)

  2. due to raising cost most of the so called malaysian good food had drop in standard, if you have good tongue, you should know this.

  3. Hi Chun Man,

    Yes, I do agree with your statement. Some of them either losing the portion or lack the quality it used to possessed. Thanks for your comment.

    Wilson

  4. The LAM MEE doesn’t taste like 1997-1999. When reach 2004 it sucks, always missing that 1 particular taste. Don’t know why people still crazy for it.

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