Klang-style Bak Kut Teh (Pork Bone Stew)

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guides / October 23, 2016
Klang-style Bak Kut Teh (Pork Bone Stew) Image credit: Cloudywind/Flickr

Klang-style bak kut teh is a delectable version of bak kut teh that is well loved all over Malaysia and Singapore. The allure of the dish lies in the herbal-rich broth, which can give tired travelers a quick dose of energy.

Slices of fatty pork marinated in herbs and soaked in thick and flavorful broth will be best enjoyed with heaps of rice. Top it with chili flakes, fried green shallots and mint leaves and it will surely leave your palate yearning for more.

Here are the best places to get a simmering bowl of Klang-style bak kut teh in KL.

  • KA KA BAK KUT TEH
    For the best bak kut teh in KL and even Malaysia
    What to order: White pepper pork belly soup, Ketchup bak kut teh, Vinegar pork leg
    Price range: RM7.50 per pax ($1.80)
    When: 06:00 - 02:00 daily
    Where: 351 Jalan Kepong, Taman Kepong, 52100, Kuala Lumpur
  • SUN FONG BAK KUT TEH
    For generous servings of wholesome bak kut teh righ in central KL
    What to order: bak kut teh, pork kidney, fermented beancurd
    Price range: RM10 to RM20 ($2.39 - $4.78)
    When: 07:00 -23:00 daily
    Where: 35A-43A, Medan Imbi, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
  • FATTY BAK KUT TEH
    For a large number of delectable food
    What to order: Bak kut teh, Steamed fish head, Pig intestines with wine, Chicken wine soup
    Price range: RM10 to RM20 ($2.39 - $4.78)
    When: 18:00 - 04:00 daily
    Where: 5, Jalan Klang Lama, Pusat Dagangan 3rd Mile Square, 58100, Kuala Lumpur
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