8 Quirky Salads In Klang Valley That Will Make You Happy To Eat Your Greens

Taking salads to a whole new level!

1. Mango Chicken & Jicama Salad @ Chili Espresso (pork-free)

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This refreshing salad mixes a fun combination of flavours and textures. The
colourful bowlful includes tender chicken breast slices, jicama (also known as
Mexican turnip), mangoes, fresh cucumbers, crispy tofu puffs, pea sprouts,
crushed nuts, and topped off with some sesame seeds and a drizzle of hoi sin
sauce.

Outlets:
 Nexus Bangsar South | NU Sentral | Mercu UEM

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2. Thali Salad @ Rubberduck (pork-free)

Known for their colourful smoothie bowls and salads, Rubberduck’s Thali Salad comes highly recommended for their interesting mix of ingredients including four angled beans, pickled red cabbage, fried lotus root, bitter gourd, tofu, romaine lettuce, potatoes, and pomegranate.

Address: 60 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Plaza Damas, Lot K-0-8B (Ground Floor), Dorchester Service Apartment, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
8am - 8pm (Mondays - Fridays)
8am - 6pm(Saturday & Sunday)

Contact: +603 6206 1832

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3. Rama V Fine Thai Cuisine @ Jalan U-Thant (pork-free)

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Brimming with fresh Thai flavours, this colourful salad is a mouth-watering mix of young papaya and wedges of salted egg. Chilies lend some heat to the salad's tangy dressing, giving the dish a truly unique flavour.

Address: 5, Jalan U Thant, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 6.30pm - 11pm (daily)

Contact: +603 2143 2428

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4. Asparagus Salad with Kerisik Vinaigrette @ Table & Apron (non-halal)

The simple yet ingenious dish combines arugula and crunchy asparagus with their delectable kerisik vinaigrette. Topped with a plump poached egg, this salad is not one to be missed!

Address: 23, Jalan SS 20/11, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours:
11.30am - 4pm, 6pm - 10pm (Tuesdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +603 7733 4000

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5. Pork Belly Confit & Watermelon Salad @ S. Wine (non-halal)

This superstar salad is known for its unusual yet delicious combination of succulent pork belly confit with fresh fruits like watermelon and lychee. Some Asian greens, mixed nuts, and sesame seeds complete the dish.

Outlets: Publika | Tropicana City Mall | Queensbay Mall 

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6. Pomegranate & Chicken Salad @ Anne Elizabeth Deli Restaurant (non-halal)

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Fans of sweet-and-savoury flavours will love this fresh rendition at Anne Elizabeth too! The Pomegranate & Chicken Salad is one of their imaginative creations that combines pan-fried chicken breast with a generous serving of pomegranate. 

Address: No.1, Jalan Manis 4, Taman Segar, Cheras

Opening hours:
12pm - 11pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Fridays

Contact: +603 9130 0319

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7. Catalan Watermelon Salad @ Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar (non-halal)

This unique dish promises a delectable start to your meal with just four ingredients: watermelon, goat’s cheese, fresh tomatoes, and a sprinkle of spring onions. Simple yet satisfying!

Address: 51, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
11am - 1am (Mondays - Fridays)
10.30am - 1.30am (Saturday & Sunday)

Contact: +603 2201 5288

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8. Bacon Lettuce Salad @ ANTE (non-halal)

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This mind-boggling salad may leave diners wondering where to even begin pecking
through the big chunk of iceberg lettuce but stay the course and you’ll be treated to a unique mix of sliced candied Gula Melaka house-smoked bacon, freshly grated parmesan, cherry tomatoes, and a sprinkling of parsley.

Outlets: 1 Utama Shopping Centre | Publika

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