All The Awesome Ways You Can Enjoy Soft Shell Crab In Klang Valley

Soft shell crab nachos, burgers, nasi lemak and moreee! :D

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Are you in the mood for some soft shell crab?

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Here are all the amazing ways you can enjoy your favourite dish around town:


1. Soft Shell Crab Nachos @ Fuego, Troika Sky Dining

Avid foodies will not want to miss out on Fuego's genius creation - crispy Soft Shell Crab Nachos! Using soft shell crab to replicate crispy nachos, they’re best enjoyed with some avocado mayo.

Address: Fuego, The Troika, Tower B, 19, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 2162 0886

Fuego is pork-free.

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2. Soft Shell Crab Nasi Lemak @ Wondermama

Take your love for nasi lemak to the next level with Wondermama's Nasi Lemak Soft Shell Crab! The deep-fried soft shell crab is served with the classic combo of coconut rice, sambal petai sotong, kangkung, peanuts, and anchovies.

Outlets: Avenue K | 1 Utama | Bangsar Village

Wondermama is halal.

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

3. Soft Shell Crab Nasi Lemak @ Ben's by BIG

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Loving this hearty combo? Here's another place where you can indulge in this decadent treat. Here, you get to enjoy some flavourful nasi lemak and sambal-topped soft shell crab with a side of flavourful chicken rendang.

Outlets: Pavilion | KLCC | Publika

Ben's is pork-free.

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4. Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab @ Homst

A makan outing at Homst is never complete without their mouth-watering Salted Egg Yolk Soft Shell Crab. The deep-fried soft shell crab is tossed in a creamy salted egg yolk sauce and gets a hint of spiciness from some chili padi. It is TDF!

Outlets: TTDI | Bangi | Shah Alam

Homst is halal.

More info on: Facebook

5. Crispy Murray River Salt & Pepper Soft Shell Crab @ Jibby Chow

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Known for their stellar Chinese Muslim dishes, you have to try the Crispy Murray River Salt & Pepper Soft Shell Crab here! Just a heads up: you might want to tambah nasi with this one.

Address: Jibby Chow, Lot G-02 Courtyard Mall, Jalan SS15/4G, SS15, Subang Jaya

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +603-5612 7072

Jibby Chow is halal.

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6. Sweet & Sour Soft Shell Crab Burger @ The Other Half

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Giving a local twist to their Melbourne-inspired brunch classics, this burger will
satisfy your soft shell crab cravings for sure! Sandwiched between fluffy brioche buns is the flavourful deep-fried sweet and sour crab, and the burger comes with a side of sweet potato fries.

Address: The Other Half, Unit 2-1, Greens Terrace, No.1 Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
9am - 5.30pm (Mondays - Thurdays)
9am - 10pm (Fridays - Sundays)

Contact: +603 2771 6221

The Other Half is pork-free.

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7. Soft Shell Crab Burger @ VCR

Breakfast will never be the same again with this imaginative Soft Shell Crab Burger. Check out VCR's awesome take that consists of fluffy sesame buns, deep fried soft shell crab, onion jam, sunny side up seasoned with furikake, and homemade tartar sauce. Add a squeeze of lime for an extra kick.

Outlets: Bangar | Bukit Bintang

VCR is pork-free.

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8. Soft Shell Crab Burger @ Jibby & Co

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Here's another dish to satisfy your soft shell crab cravings: Jibby & Co’s Soft Shell Crab Burger. Stuffed with crab and Asian-style slaw, the burger is served with sweet potato fries and spicy mayo for a comforting meal.

Address: Jibby & Co, Empire Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS 16/1, Ss 16, Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 9.30am - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 5613 7070

Jibby & Co. is pork-free.

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9. Crabby Patty @ The Good Batch

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It's about to get messy with this towering soft shell crab burger made up of homemade potato crabcake, sunny side up, mentaiko mayo sauce and seaweed. This Crabby Patty is definitely a must-try!

Address: The Good Batch, No. 53, SS21/1A, Damansara Uptown, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours:
11am - 11pm (Tuesdays - Fridays)
9am - 11pm (Saturdays & Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +603 7733 2303

The Good Batch is pork-free.

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10. Soft Shell Crab Croissant @ La Juiceria Superfoods

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Swapping burger buns for a buttery croissant, this Soft Shell Crab Croissant is not to be missed. The brunch-friendly dish consists of a golden deep-fried soft shell crab, sunny side up, pickled cucumber, chipotle mayo, and chicken chorizo crumbs. This is heaven on a plate!

Outlets: Mont Kiara | Bangsar

La Juiceria is halal.

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11. Soft Shell Crab Pasta @ Naj & Belle

Pasta fans are in for a treat with this crowd-favourite dish at Naj & Belle. The spaghetti is cooked in a delectable creamy sauce with curry leaves for added flavour, and topped with a perfectly crisp soft shell crab.

Bangsar | SS15

Naj & Belle is halal.

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12. Garlic Butter Crab Pasta @ Buns.

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This comforting dish consists of deep-fried soft shell crab served with some creamy and spicy pasta. Some tomatoes lend a tangy flavour to the dish, giving the perfect balance to cream-based sauce. Be sure to try this simple yet satisfying dish!

Address: Buns. No. 48, Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 6211 8895

Buns. is pork-free.

More info on: Facebook

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