Best Ipoh Horfun in KL

Best Ipoh Horfun in KL

By Rachel Tan
14 October 2014 1:20 PMUpdated 14 Oct 2014

BEST Head over to these three top spots in KL & PJ for silky smooth horfun paired with juicy poached chicken.  By Rachel Tan
Chan Toong Kee Hor FunSoo Kee Restaurant This place is run by a mother-and-son duo who have been serving noodles for more than 20 years to the folks in Petaling Jaya. Reputed to be the best in town, their silky thin rice flour noodles are smooth and tear at the slight pressure from your chopsticks. Pair this with their sweet-tasting broth laced with prawn oil and you have a winner. The chicken is also superb, with a smooth texture and topped with a moreish thick sauce with a hint of oyster sauce. The prawn wantans are also crunchy. Soo Kee Noodles with Prawn Wantans, Poached ChickenExpect to fork out RM3.30 for a plain hor fun noodle or RM5.50 with the works. The chicken is RM4.50 per piece, while the prawn wantan is RM7 for 10 pieces.

Soo Kee | Address: 33, Jalan 21/17, Seapark, Petaling Jaya | Tel: 03-7876-7736 | Opening hours: Daily 9am – 7pm | GPS Coordinates: 3.1099455765999613,101.6219684680596 | Pork-free   Pau Kee Restaurant Previously located at Tengkat Tong Shin, Pau Kee shifted to their present premises in 2009. The shop’s owner, Pau Kee, runs the place with his wife and has the distinction of being an apprentice of the famous Lee Tong Kee, one of the pioneers of these noodles in Kuala Lumpur. Nowadays his son also helps out, continuing the tradition.Pau Kee Hor Fun and Wantans, Poached ChickenPau Kee serves the most beautifully assembled hor fun with perfectly placed spring onions, prawns and chicken. Unlike other places that serve their poached chicken topped with a thick sauce, Pau Kee’s version comes on a bed of crunchy blanched beansprouts and drizzled with soy sauce. They also serve prawn wantans, sui kow, curry noodles and wantan noodles. A bowl of hor fun is RM5 while the poached chicken is RM8.

Pau Kee| Address: 
No. 10, Jalan Utara, Off Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur | Tel: 03-2141-0535 | Opening hours: Daily 7am – 5pm (Closed on every second Tuesday of the month) | GPS Coordinates: 3.14568,101.715971 | Pork-free   Chan Toong Kee This restaurant draws in the crowds who flock to the nearby Taman Tun Dr Ismail market. Unlike the other places that only serve noodles, it also offers Hainanese chicken rice, which is popular with its patrons.Chan Toong Kee Chicken, Prawn wantansThe hor fun (RM5 for a small bowl) comes with the requisite prawn oil, sliced prawns, smooth chicken and silky noodles. What is good is their silky prawn wantans for RM6 (10 pieces). The poached chicken is smooth but has a slightly mushy texture. A single portion of chicken is RM4.50 while half a chicken is RM22. Service is brisk in the coffee shop with numerous foreign worker helpers manning the stove.

Chan Toong Kee | Address: 18, Jalan Wan Kadir 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur | Opening hours: Daily 7am – 5pm (Closed every second Monday of the month) | GPS Coordinates: 3.139788,101.629583 | Pork-free


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