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Ipoh's Salted Chicken

Whenever I went back to Ipoh, I will never failed to eat 'Yim Kuk Kai' or Salted Chicken. And, usually I will drive all the way out to town to buy from the original shop or maybe the oldest in Ipoh -Aun Kheng Lim. Well, though I'm sure salted chicken, which is not just salty but steamed with a variety of chinese herbs like 'tang kwei', were sold all over Malaysia, I think Ipoh's still the best!

I was surprise too, to see so many other shops selling the delicacy in this kopitiam's surroundings, but I still love the original.


Here's how it looks like when the box is opened,the 'treated' steamed chicken is wrapped with a paper and you have to carefully remove it as it's quite slippery and oily. The chicken is not that big as you think, thus, one serving usually caters to three persons only.
 
Well, seeing this picture while writing this post makes my saliva dropping! I still can't find a place selling this delicacy in JB. The closest is the herbal chicken which is immensed in some herbal soup or gravy. Really feel like having a bite on it... LOL
 

12 comments:

  1. Yes, sedap. A relative also give us this chicken last month.

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  2. Never had time for this chicken while in Ipoh. Wonder how it tastes like

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  3. wow i never know they come in such a fancy box one....ehhh must go ipoh lar....never been leh....

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  4. small kucing - u like it also ? Yeah, sedap betul!!

    BF - it taste a bit of 'tang kwei' and salty. I think you cannot find it over there, maybe can get in KL..

    manglish - aiyo..now they so commercialised liao. One chicken cost RM16, not cheap already.

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  5. i boycott their salted chicken long time ago. they become very lansi ever since they got more famous

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  6. jen - issit? dunno leh..I just ordered, they pass me the chickens and I paid them..nothing happened. haha.. Anyway, they've a lot of competitions around.

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  7. ya, it is indeed delicious. I use to buy it once in while.

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  8. hi!
    always pass by that outlet, but never once bought it.. haha.. one day i must try! =)

    kenwooi.com

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  9. ween - where u bought it? u stayed in Ipoh?

    Asian Traveler - long time din c u ... will add and visit yr site !

    kenwooi - try la, next time.

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  10. I never eat salted chicken before.... looks so exotic lah!

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  11. This is a nice one but homemade is even better lol! haha...

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