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Malaysians Share Their Favourite Korean Fried Chicken Places In KL & PJ

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A Twitter thread went viral last month with Malaysians sharing which restaurant in Klang Valley they think has the best Korean fried chicken

Twitter user @lotusflowr asked for suggestions in a tweet, which garnered over 1,500 retweets and 5,000 likes with people happily sharing their personal favourites.

"Where in Malaysia can we get Korean fried chicken [that's good and is] not KyoChon, 4Fingers, or K Fry?" asked the Twitter user.

Here are some of the places people suggested to get the best Korean fried chicken in Klang Valley:

1. Nanda Chicken, Mont Kiara

Image via Nanda Chicken Solaris (Facebook)

Image via @nanda_chicken_kl (Instagram)

A Twitter user said Nanda Chicken in Solaris, Mont Kiara has "the juiciest, crispiest, and most delicious Korean fried chicken in town" that they almost don't want to tell people about it.

The restaurant's signature dish is the Snow Cheese Chicken that is served with either Crispy, Yangnyeom, Soy, Spicy Soy, or Fire Spicy flavours. They also have an outlet each in Seremban and Kuantan.

Address
11, Jalan Solaris 2, Solaris Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours
11.30am to 10pm (Daily)

2. Jinjja Chicken

Image via Jinjja Chicken Malaysia (Facebook)

According to their website, Jinjja Chicken is a trendy Korean chain restaurant best known for Korean fried chicken and jjajangmyeon. Their flavours include Soy Garlic, Yangnyeom, and Monster. However, a Twitter user also swears by their Bulgogi Beef Kimbap.

They have outlets in The Gardens Mall and Sunway Pyramid, as well as deliver from a cloud kitchen in Bangsar.

Address
1. Sunway Pyramid
LG2.47, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

2. The Gardens Mall
LG-241A, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours
10am to 10pm (Daily)

3. Jisoo Korean Fried Chicken

Image via Jisoo Korean Fried Chicken USJ Taipan (Facebook)

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Some people vouched for this Korean fried chicken chain that has three outlets across Klang Valley, namely in Subang Jaya, Shah Alam, and Klang.

Jisoo Korean Fried Chicken is popular for its crispy chicken that comes in many flavours, which are Original, Yangnyeom with three spiciness levels, Soy Garlic, Honey Butter, Creamy Onion, and Buttermilk.

Address
1. USJ Taipan
39, Jalan USJ 10/1d, Taipan Business Centre, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor

2. Kota Kemuning
16-G, Jalan Anggerik Vanilla 31/93, Kota Kemuning, 40460 Shah Alam, Selangor

3. Bukit Tinggi, Klang
20, Lorong Batu Nilam 3c, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 1, 41200 Klang, Selangor

Opening hours
10.30am to 9.30pm (Daily)

4. Pelicana Chicken Kinrara, Puchong

Image via Pelicana Chicken Kinrara - Puchong/GrabFood

Pelicana Chicken Kinrara is located in a service apartment in Puchong. They have dubbed themselves as an authentic Korean fried chicken chain from South Korea since 1982, with 2,000 outlets worldwide.

A Google review said the fried chicken here is juicy and fresh, and also not too typically coated in too much sauce.

Address
B-LG-10, 8 Kinrara, Block B, Jalan BK 5a/1, Bandar Kinrara, 47180 Puchong, Selangor

Opening hours
11am to 9.30pm (Daily)

5. Seoul Chicken, Sunway Giza Mall

Image via Seoulchicken Gizamall (Facebook)

Image via Seoulchicken Gizamall (Facebook)

Seoul Chicken is located in Sunway Giza Mall in Kota Damansara. They have classic flavours such as Crispy, Soy Garlic, Yangnyeom, and Spicy Soy Garlic, but also a whole variety of special flavours such as Fire Spicy, White Onion, Green Onion, and Mozzarella Cheese fried chicken.

A Twitter user said their tteokbokki is also to die for.

Address
B9-G, Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours
11 am to 10 pm (Daily)

6. Chicken Plus

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Image via @annann.en (Instagram)

Chicken Plus serves fried chicken with various flavours such as Hot Shocking, Creamy Onion, Soy Sauce, Yang-nyeum, Basakan Original, Yangkko, Gang-jeong, and Oriental, with tasty add-ons such as Cheese Fondue and Cheese Falls.

They have six outlets across Klang Valley, with a new outlet opening soon in Setapak Central Mall.

Address
EkoCheras Mall
693, Batu, 5, Jalan Cheras, Taman Mutiara Barat, 56000 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

Sunway Velocity Mall
Lingkaran SV2, Sunway Velocity, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

Sunway Putra Mall
100, Jalan Putra, Chow Kit, 50350 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

3 Damansara
3, Jalan SS 20/27, Damansara Intan, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

Central i-City
1, Persiaran Multimedia, Seksyen 7, Jalan Plumbum 7/102, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

Melawati Mall
355, Jalan Bandar Melawati, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

7. Goobne Chicken

Image via Goobne Malaysia

Image via Goobne Malaysia (Facebook)

Lastly but not least, nor may it be fried chicken, Goobne Chicken is worth a mention as it serves oven-roasted chicken that is tender, juicy, and still crispy without a single drop of oil.

Roasted at 195°C and served with Fruity Soy Garlic, Deep Cheese, or Pepper Crispy seasonings, they promise you'll eat a Korean chicken meal that is healthier than others.

Address
SS15, Subang Jaya
34, Jalan SS 15/4d, SS15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 11.30am to 9pm (Daily)

MyTOWN Shopping Centre
L3-043A, Level, 3, Jalan Cochrane, Maluri, 47500 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Daily)

CITTA Mall
G05, 1, Jalan PJU 1A/48, Ara Damansara, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Daily)

IOI City Mall Putrajaya
L1-73A, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City, 62502 Putrajaya
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Daily)

Now go forth and try them all, fried chicken connoisseurs!

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