Restoran Tuck Kee

having heard great things about this restaurant, we decided to search for it when we were in the neighborhood. It’s not difficult to locate and many people know the stretch of hawker stalls across it for the famous porridge. Alas, I’ve not tried the porridge before so that’s something else I want to try when I am in the neighborhood next.

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Tuck Kee’s well known dishes include the salt baked fish and black pepper venison. The fish was unavailable hence we settled for the black pepper deer ribs. It was served with a fruit & vege salad on the side. The black pepper taste was subtle but the gravy was really flavourful. Liked the fact that they served ribs which had a bit of fat lining the meat so that it was tender and juicy at the same time. Very well marinated indeed. RM 20 for about 5-6 ribs.

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Since we couldn’t have their signature fish dish, the waitress recommended this other fish. I can’t remember what it’s called, but it’s steamed with various ingredients such as shallots, chillies, ginger etc. The fish’s texture was firm and nicely flavoured by the soy sauce based seasoning. Cost us RM30 for about 6 chunky pieces.

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Finally we asked for a vegetable dish to balance out the 2 meats and we were recommended this stir-fried baby bok choy with mushrooms. RM 8 for our portion.

Food is above average here, in my opinion. They also have a very extensive menu so there’s loads to discover. Some dishes that caught my eye was “Braised Shark Lips”, “Garoupa in 3 flavours”, “Yin Yang Codfish”, “Claypot fish head” etc. Instead of serving peanuts, they served deep fried keropok (crackers) which was quickly eaten off by us. This place is also famous for their dim sum.

Restoran Tuck Kee 德记海鲜点心酒家
39, Jalan Burung Jentayu,
Taman Bukit Maluri,
Kepong,

other reviews;
mochii
babeinthecity (on dim sum)

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5 Comments »

  1. MeiyeN said

    hmmm that fish looks like a type of fish called “loong tan” to me…

    epicuriousgirl says:have had loong tan a long time ago. quite expensive ler. but couldn’t tell if it was the same.

  2. babe_kl said

    ooooo i suddenly feel like going there now!!!!

    epicuriousgirl says: 🙂

  3. My friend keeps raving abt the shark lips here.

    epicuriousgirl says: one of their signature dishes apparently! but there were so few of us so only few dishes.

  4. mochii said

    haha omg … tuck kee, i thought that it was a lil expensive 😛 if you’re near here, can try somewhere called Lit Heong in Sri Bintang, just 5 mins away from Tuck Kee

    epicuriousgirl says: thanks for the recommendation. will definitely keep a look out for that place. just have to find Sri Bintang first! Lol.

  5. Christy said

    Oooo….I know this restaurant!! My uncle always brings us there when we were kids; pretty near our neighborhood:)
    We don’t really go there anymore…found other restaurants..hehe:D

    epicuriousgirl says: Ooh. So what other recommendations do you have for the restaurants in the neighborhood?

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