Hong Bee Bak Kut Teh @ Jalan Ipoh

Today's post will feature another style of bak kut teh, which is suprisingly light in colour and contains no other ingredients in it, except for the choice of pork. This particular style of cooking is commonly referred to as 养生 "yang sheng" bak kut teh, which literally translates it into a recuperation dish.

It is not hard to see why, as the dense nutrition of the meat and herbs are good for recuperating frail health. The soup and meat is double boiled in a claypot.

The specialty of Hong Bee Bak Kut Teh - steaming hot bak kut teh soup and pork. No other ingredients necessary, as the main star is good enough on its own.

Glorious bowl of soup and meat, garnished with parsley.

Also available are braised pork belly alongside bak kut teh which are good enough on its own, and even better on hot and fluffy white rice.

Another shot of my favourite choice of pork. Hong Bee opens after 4.00pm, and caters for the dinner crowd. The place is always full, so be prepared to wait for an hour, or alternatively, call in advance to order.

Hong Bee Bak Kut Teh
N0. 613, Jalan Ipoh,
Batu 3 3/4,
52100 Kuala Lumpur


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