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Craving Seafood Porridge? Here Are 7 Must-Try Places In KL And Selangor

'Cause porridge ain't just sick people food! ;P

Cover image via Jia He Seafood Porridge (Facebook) & Matang Seafood Puchong Branch (Facebook)

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1. Kenny's Food Cart

Kenny's Food Cart used to be a father-and-son roadside stall at SS2 Taman Bahagia for over two decades, well-known for their hearty seafood porridge, or teng chai chuk.

They now serve their signature porridge, along with value-for-money selections of noodles, rice, and soups at their restaurant in Aman Suria.

For seafood lovers, you should absolutely try their special seafood porridge, which comes with fresh lala, prawns, and fish slices. Not only is the Cantonese-style porridge velvety smooth, it is also packed with a tonne of added sweetness from the seafood.

Price: RM18 for Seafood Porridge (prawns, lala, and sliced fish)

Here's a look at the original SS2 Taman Bahagia roadside stall back in 2017.

Image via Kenny's Food Cart (Facebook)

Opening hours:
11.30am - 3pm | 6pm - 10pm
Closed on Sunday

Address:
K-G-11, Jalan PJU 1/43,
Aman Suria, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Contact:
+603-74972199
+6016-2469886

Available for delivery or takeaway. Visit their Facebook for more information.

2. Hoong Kee Seafood Porridge

Hoong Kee Seafood Porridge first opened in 1990, and operated at PJ New Town's Kam Heong Coffee Shop, before closing for business in 2011. Last year, the family-run business decided to begin serving their famous porridge again, right from their home at Overseas Union Garden.

Available via delivery, customers are encouraged to pre-order ahead of time as some orders have limited quantities available.

The best thing to order is their Mix All Seafood Porridge, which includes grouper fish slices, prawns, dried scallops, and lala. You can add-on ingredients like yar char kuey, salted egg, and even crab meat!

Price: RM23 for Mix All Seafood Porridge | RM7 for 50g portion of crab meat

Delivery slots:
11am - 9pm
Closed on Monday & Tuesday

Address:
Overseas Union Garden, 17, Jalan Awan Merah,
Taman Yarl, 58200 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact:
+6011-36906230

Available for pre-order and delivery here. Visit their Facebook for more information.

3. Hon Kee Porridge Petaling Street

Opened since 1949, Hon Kee is a porridge stall in Chinatown, KL, now operated by the third generation. What's unique is their signature raw fish porridge, which comes with a piping bowl of hot porridge and a plate of raw carp fish slices topped with coriander, ginger, and sesame oil.

You can lightly dip the raw fish into the silky smooth porridge, or enjoy it sashimi style.

They usually open very early in the morning at 4am to cater to the supper and breakfast crowd. You can also order from them via delivery on the other kitchen.

Price: RM9 for Cooked Chinese Carp Fish Porridge (on the other kitchen)

Image via Foursquare

Opening hours:
4am - 2.30pm (Daily)

Address:
93, Jalan Hang Lekir,
City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact:
+6016-6660603

Available for delivery. Visit the other kitchen for more information.

4. Jia He Seafood Porridge Restaurant

Jia He Seafood Porridge Restaurant serves all kinds of fresh seafood, cooked to perfection with porridge or noodles. The Six Seafood Porridge features Teochew-style porridge with scallops, tiger prawns, fresh fish, fried fish, squid flowers, and lala.

For special occasions to share with your loved ones, you'll want to get the Seafood Porridge Platter, which includes all kinds of seafood and a whole crab. Remember to make reservations for this special dish two days in advance.

Price: RM20 for Six Seafood Porridge | RM118 for Seafood Porridge Platter

Opening hours:
10am - 10pm
Closed on Monday

Address:
12, Jalan 4/62a,
Bandar Menjalara, 52200 Wilayah Persekutuan,
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact:
+6016-7507718

Available for delivery and takeaway. Visit Facebook for more information.

5. Taiping Seafood Porridge Puchong

Featuring Matang-style seafood porridge, Taiping Seafood Porridge Puchong is run by the Beh family, who comes from the fishing village of Matang, Perak. Back in their hometown, customers would flock to the village to get a taste of their famous seafood porridge, made with the freshest catch.

There are various kinds of porridge to choose from, including the Seafood Porridge, which comes with fish, prawns, cuttlefish, fish balls, and minced meat.

If you're feeling fancier, you can go for the Four Treasure Porridge with fish, prawns, cuttlefish, and crab. The great thing is that you can order these in one-person portions, or in bigger portions to share.

Price: RM30-RM282 for Seafood Porridge | RM39-RM372 for Four Treasure Porridge

Opening hours:
10am - 9pm (Daily)

Address:
35-G, Jalan Puteri 4/7a,
Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong,
Selangor

Contact:
+603-58924821
+6016-919 6899

Available for delivery and takeaway. Visit Facebook for more information.

6. Matang Seafood Puchong Branch

Hailing from Johor, Matang Seafood Puchong Branch is another must-visit place for Matang-style seafood porridge. For those who aren't familiar with this kind of porridge, it's more like rice with broth. The seafood here is fresh, and you'll taste the sweetness of the ocean with every mouthful.

While slightly pricier, the signature claypot seafood porridge is loaded with fresh ingredients, ranging from crab, fish, prawns, and sotong, to lala, abalone, scallops, pacific claims, and sea asparagus.

You can also get simpler types of seafood porridge at a lower price.

Price: RM252-RM390 for Signature Claypot Seafood Porridge

Opening hours:
10.30am - 10.30pm (Daily)

Address:
11-01, Jalan Kenari 17f,
Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong,
Selangor

Contact:
+603-80717830
+6012-7282766

Available for delivery and takeaway. Visit Facebook for more information.

7. Tasty Porridge

With over 20 types of porridge to choose from, you'll be spoiled for choice at Tasty Porridge.

For fish lovers, you'll definitely want to try their dragon grouper porridge, featuring silky smooth and flavourful porridge accompanied by generous slices of fish. The seafood porridge, on the other hand, has dragon grouper slices, prawn, oysters, and dried scallops.

Besides the SS2 location, Tasty Porridge has outlets in Taipan, Kepong, Kota Damansara, Kota Kemuning, and Balakong. They even have drive-through and delivery services at most of their outlets.

Price: RM21.50 for Dragon Grouper Porridge | RM25.50 for Seafood Porridge (on Beepit)

Image via Grab

Opening hours:
10am - 10pm (Daily)

Address:
51, Jalan SS 2/64,
SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor

Contact:
+603-78653669

Available for delivery and takeaway. Visit Facebook for more information.

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