Meng Kee Char Siew @ Glenmarie

15 03 2011

I have blogged about the fabulous Char Siew (barbecued pork) at Meng Kee before this so I am not going to write much about it here. Suffice to say, their Char Siew is still one of the best I have tasted so far. Too bad their roast chicken pales in comparison. Nevertheless, if you are a fan of barbecued pork, make sure you drop by this place for some succulent tasty char siew!

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Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew
No. 20, Jalan Pekedai U1/36
Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park
40150 Shah Alam
Tel No: 019 – 379 3629

Business hours: Mondays – Saturdays & Public Holidays (closed on Sundays)
Wantan Mee (7:30 – 11 a.m.)
Char Siew Rice (9 a.m. till finished)

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Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew @ Glenmarie

9 11 2010

The last time I wrote about Meng Kee Char Siew was when I had their Wantan noodles for breakfast. Since I was there early, I did not get a chance to try their famous Char Siew (barbecued pork) rice which was only served at 9 a.m. onwards. Although I had subsequently visited this restaurant to eat their Char Siew rice, I had never made it a point to bring my camera along. Hence, it was my lucky day when my colleagues dropped by at Meng Kee for lunch while I was carrying my gears. What made it even better was an empty table for us to sit at minutes before scores of customers started pouring in.

We ordered a plate of roast chicken for two person (RM 9) and Char Siew for four person (RM 22). The roast chicken was nothing to shout about.

I still hold my opinion that their chicken was only run-of-the-mill ever since I tried it the very first time.

I always had this thought that if their roast chicken is as good as Kie Kee Chicken Rice, it would be a heaven come true for food lovers!

Their Char Siew was a different story altogether. Succulent, tasty and flavoursome.

This is one of the best Char Siew you can find around town.

The Char Siew at Meng Kee are skillfully roasted. The colours were deep amber red (with a slight burnt texture) that looks really appetizing. The meat were very tender as well.

There are some differing opinions on which restaurant serves the best Char Siew in Klang Valley. Some say Meng Kee is the best but I tend to like Famous Seremban Favourites at Aman Suria better.

That is not to say that Meng Kee Char Siew is no good. You won’t go wrong eating at Meng Kee. Just a word of caution. The place is awfully crowded during lunch hours. Go there early to get a place to sit.

Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew
No. 20, Jalan Pekedai U1/36
Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park
40150 Shah Alam
Tel No: 019 – 379 3629

Business hours: Mondays – Saturdays & Public Holidays (closed on Sundays)
Wantan Mee (7:30 – 11 a.m.)
Char Siew Rice (9 a.m. till finished)

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Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew @ Glenmarie

31 05 2010

Google “Meng Kee Char Siew” and you will find tons of rave reviews written about this famous restaurant by food bloggers. Therefore, it was no surprise that my colleague decided to bring me there one fine day to eat their famous Char Siew (BBQ roast pork) many months ago. Unfortunately, I did not bring my camera at that time but I can still vividly remember how awesome their Char Siew was.

Fast forward to three days ago when I took the advantage of the public holiday (Wesak Day) and drove there for breakfast. I was initially disappointed when their BBQ pork and roast chicken won’t be ready until 9 a.m. However, Meng Kee has started selling Wanton Mee from 7 a..m. till 9 a.m. to cater for early birds like yours truly.

Their Wanton Mee (RM 4.60 for large) was served with their famous Char Siew. A definite plus point for me as Meng Kee’s Wanton Mee wouldn’t be the same without including their well known BBQ pork.

Make no mistake… this is the best Char Siew I have tasted to far, period. The taste is just superb.

The Wanton Mee also came with fried Wanton which was crispy.

Too bad their soup based Wanton couldn’t compliment the otherwise perfect meal. I find their Wanton a bit small. The fillings didn’t taste that great either. The reason? They use pork fillings instead of prawn (but then again they are famous for pork so it is understandable).

The noodle has a springy texture and very tasty. I find myself slurping in those strands of noodles in no time at all!

Looks like this restaurant has earned another accolade for their Char Siew Wanton Mee!

Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew
No. 20, Jalan Pekedai U1/36
Hicom Glenmarie Industrial Park
40150 Shah Alam
Tel No: 019 – 379 3629

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