Sunday, September 13, 2009
Heng Kee Claypot chicken rice,Kampar
Kampar, a small town about 30 minutes away from Ipoh boast tons and tons of good food . Kaya puff, fish ball, char yuen, curry chicken bread , ham kok chai just to name a few... and Claypot Chicken rice ! Something ought to be special here, that food lovers travelling towards north would take the trouble to drive here ( no toll exit ) just to have this charcoal cooked claypot rice.
A good claypot chicken rice need to be cooked under raving hot charcoal fired pits. As a result it produces an aroma and crust that gas stove cant mimick.
Then chinese sausage is added first followed by the marinated chicken pieces and the mist have mui-heung salted fish is then added and left to cook.
In the end the pre mixed secret sauce is added with a dash or Xiao Hsing chinese cooking wine and topped with green onions and given a good mix around to blend all in.
What makes a charcoal fired claypot chicken rice is this......FAN CHIU,or rice crust.
Location : WIng Look Yuen , Jalan Idris , Kampar. Directly opposite Pizza Hut.