Char Kuey Teow (Stir-fried Noodles)

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guides / October 23, 2016
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Char Kuey Teow (aka Fried Kuey Teow) is one of the most sought after dishes that never fail to please even the pickiest eaters. You can have it dry, wet or in-between.

The mere aroma of this dish can lure one enough to have a seat and take part in a feast of the senses. For as low as RM5 ($1.20), you can get the amazing flavors from the brilliant combination of flat, stir-fried noodles, deshelled cockles, crunchy bean sprouts, rich shrimp paste, chives, soy sauce and fresh prawns. Add some Chinese sausage or fish cake, you’ll instantly fall in love with CKT.

Here are the best places to get char kuey teow in KL.

    For award-winning and authentic Penang food fare
    What to order: Fried kuey teow, Curry mee, Nasi goreng, Green spicy sambal
    Price range: RM6 to RM10 ($1.44 to $2.40)
    When: 17:00 - 22:00 daily except Tuesdays
    Where: No. 13, Selera Wawasan, Jalan SS 3/33, Taman Universiti, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur
    For good char kuey teow at very reasonable prices
    What to order: Fried tong hoon, Char kuey teow, Ice milk tea
    Price range: RM4.50 to RM5.50 ($1.08 to $1.32)
    When: 11:00 - 22:00 daily
    Where: 1083, Jalan 17127, Section 17, Petaling Jaya, 46400, Kuala Lumpur
    For appetizing kuey teow with distinct wok hei flavours
    What to order: Fried kuey teow, Yam cake, Fried lo bak gou, Noodle dishes
    Price range: RM4 to RM10 ($0.96 to $2.40)
    When: 07:00 - 14:00 daily
    Where: 20, Jalan Bandar 1, Taman Melawati, 53100, Kuala Lumpur
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