Satay (Grilled Skewered Meat)

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guides / October 23, 2016
Satay (Grilled Skewered Meat) Image credit: dolphfyn

Satay is absolutely a good option when you want great food. Here in KL, their skewered pork, chicken or beef are well-seasoned with turmeric powder and comes with a sweet and spicy peanut sauce that makes it more palatable.

What to expect from a no-frills food such as this? Just some succulent, chunky meat with a sweet-salty flavor that can be eaten on its own or with mounds of rice. It is a filling snack or a great viand that you can easily get anywhere in Kuala Lumpur.

Here are the best places to enjoy satay in Kuala Lumpur, at very reasonable prices, too.

    For one of the best satay in Kuala Lumpur
    What to order: Chicken satay, Beef satay, Lamb satay
    Price range: RM0.80 ($0.19) chicken, RM0.90 ($0.22) beef, RM1.40 ($0.24) lamb
    When: 18:00 - 23:30 daily, closed on alternate Sundays
    Where: 121, Jalan Gombak, Gombak Setia, 53000, Kuala Lumpur
    For a large array of food that aptly deserves two thumbs up
    What to order: Satay, Steamed fish head, Mee goreng, Tom yam noodles
    Price range: RM10 per person ($2.40)
    When: 10:00 - 00:00 daily
    Where: 74-96 Jalan Peel, Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur
    For juicy and huge servings of satay
    What to order: Pork satay, Beef satay, Mee robus bonda
    Price range: RM2 to RM10 ($0.48 to $2.40)
    When: 17:00 - 02:00 daily
    Where: 55, Jalan Pandan Kemajuan A, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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