Hey foodies! Who knew the town at the end of the MRT SBK line would have so much to offer? Kajang has lots of hidden gems selling authentic local for the decades. From exquisite braised dishes to tongue numbing spicy soup, you’ll have a really hard time choosing where to eat. Hence, we’re here with a list of top 10 food you have to try in Kajang!
10 Delicious Food You Have To Try in Kajang
1. Ten Hup Chee Cheong Fun 天合香港猪肠粉
We all have our staple breakfast growing up and one of them is definitely Chee Cheong Fun. This stall has been operating for over 30 years and there’s no sign of stopping. Ten Hup Hong Kong style Chee Cheong Fun has patrons flocking in from all over the Kajang. You can choose from either char siew or prawn fillings; or have the best of both world and go for the mixed fillings. Each plate of silky smooth rice noodle is topped off with fried onion, then paired with fragrant shrimp paste sambal.
Address: 824, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 8am – 2pm (Fri – Wed), Closed on Thursdays.
2. Lek Kii Restaurant 叻记烧腊
Just across the road from Ten Hup Chee Cheong Fun, another gem specialising in roasted pork can be found. As you may have guessed, Lek Kii is famous for their amazingly roasted char siew and crispy siew yok. Their tender and juicy meat drizzled in roasted black sweet sauce is a match made in heaven. Their other signature dish that you must try here is the sesame roasted chicken. The succulent roasted chicken meat is topped off with an abundance of sesame seeds, giving it more crunch to each bite.
Address: A-12, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10am – 3pm (Daily)
3. Hung Kee Pan Mee 雄记板面
For those with constant supper cravings, Hung Kee is the perfect spot for you. Open till midnight, this home-based restaurant serves up all your fried guilty pleasures. From fried chicken to fried wanton, pair them with sweet and spicy dipping sauce or eat them with noodles. Whatever floats your boat. Many patrons also go for their curry mee as well. You’ll find a generous amount of cockles, tofu and fish cakes – all soaked in thick flavourful curry broth.
Side note: Do expect to have long waiting hours of up to 45 mins during peak hours.
Address: 121, Jalan Jelita 3, Taman Jelita, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 5:30pm – 12am (Daily)
4. Wong Kee 黄记烧肠
With no indication of a signboard, Wong Kee is well-known among the locals for its braised dishes. Using a 50-year-old recipe, you can only get one of the most authentic and traditional teochew-styled braised delicacies here. Cooked in large metal pots, pick from a selection of braised pork innards and pork meat to go with your choice noodles. Besides that, the broth is not to be missed as well, making the noodles even richer and more flavoursome!
Address: JB 32, Jalan Changkat, Kajang, 43000 Selangor.
Operating hours: 1:30pm – 6pm (Tues – Sun), Closed on Mondays.
5. Hong Kong Spicy Soup 香港辣汤
If you often visit Kajang, you’ll know that there’s a street fully lined up with spicy soup restaurants. Amongst the more well-known ones, lies a smaller shop that also sells delicious spicy soup. Hong Kong Spicy Soup may be lesser known but it is still jam-packed with people during peak hours, especially with its limited seats.
Nevertheless, their signature is definitely the spicy soup (lat thong) that packs a punch with its peppery base. Besides that, you should definitely order their fah tiew chicken where braised chicken meat is cooked with Chinese rice wine. The aroma of the rice wine gives a prominent fragrance to the dish. It’s best paired with rice!
Address: 117, Lorong Mendaling, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Selangor.
Operating hours: 7:30am – 3pm (Fri – Wed), Closed on Thursdays.
6. Roti Canai 17
Craving something other than rice or noodles for breakfast? Go for the classic roti canai at this famous roti canai shop in Kajang. What’s so special with the roti canai here is the sheer crispiness of the roti. Pair it with their fragrant curry and sambal, and you’ll get a crunchy zing with every bite. If you want something a bit more filling, do give their nasi lemak with curry chicken a go. It’s another favourite dish among the locals there!
Address: Lot 13642, Lorong 2, Taman Kajang Raya, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 7am – 6pm (Thurs – Tues), 9am – 5pm (Wed)
7. Chong Kee ABC & Mee Stall
Dessert lovers out there, you’ll be glad we included this next one! Chong Kee has been around for more than 30 years and the stall is still selling mouth-watering ABCs. Many patrons has been visiting this shop since they were young and still go back for its nostalgic eats. Chong Kee also serves up a mean plate of dried chicken curry mee that will leave you wanting more. A bowl of ABC to cool off the heat from the curry mee is perfect at any given time of day!
Address: 824, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 9am – 5pm (Daily)
8. Rojak & Cendol Tokong
Widely known for selling cendol and rojak, this has been a go-to-stall for everyone from around the area. Although both desserts/snacks have been raved by many but the main highlight has slowly shifted to its Maggi/Mee Goreng. As basic as it may sound, their Maggi Goreng is to die for. Tossed in a wok to utter perfection, every ingredient on the plate taste equally delicious as the next one.
Address: 12, Jalan Mendaling, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 9:45am – 5:45pm (Sat – Thurs), Closed on Fridays.
9. Rumah Makan Cibiuk Malaysia
Want to taste something different, something non-local? This restaurant serves up one of the best Sudanese food in Kajang! Come here for gatherings of friends or family as Cibiuk offers a wide array of delicious food for sharing. Best of all, you get a free flow of sambal at the restaurant! From mild to super spicy, choose the one you like best and pair it your dish of choice.
Address: No, 1-G, Jalan Putra 6, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 11am – 11pm (Sat – Thurs), 2:30pm – 11pm (Fri)
10. Satay Willy
When in Kajang, eat lots of satay! How could we have ended the list of top food in Kajang without including a single satay restaurant? Satay Willy is an all-time favourite by many customers in and out of Kajang. The juicy and succulent satay meat is yummy on its own but even more amazing with their peanut sauce. You can choose from chicken, beef or lamb. Be prepared for a queue especially during dinner and supper time!
Address: Jalan Ramal 1, Taman Ramal Indah, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Operating hours: 10am – 12am (Daily)
Which one are you craving for the most now?
That wraps up our recommended top 10 food you must try in Kajang. So grab your ah gong and ah ma, and bring them for a food trip in Kajang! Pretty sure, no one can resist to say no to eating the nostalgic eats that Kajang has to offer. If not, go with your friends and feast on Kajang satay!
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