I have seen this Heun Kee Claypot Chicken Rice many years back, each time when I drove around the roundabout from Jalan Pudu towards Cheras or drove over the flyover from Jalan Sungai Besi towards Pekeliling Road aka Jalan Tun Abdul Razak. But I have never been to that eatery before, until yesterday afternoon.
I have read so many food blogs and also newspaper food columns. Most, if not all praising this Jalan Yew claypot chicken rice and also some of its side dishes.
Yesterday my partner and I were around the busy Pudu area, looking for some adult naughty stuff for a friend’s birthday from one of the road-side stalls. Yes, there you can get cheap fake blue pills (Viagra), cream or love portion and those cheaply-made toys for adults.
Then we decided to pop over to Heun Kee Claypot chicken Rice restaurant to try it out. It’s around midday, and when we entered to find that we were the only customer. My wife ordered a midium size claypot rice, a block of plain white tofu spread with a sweet sauce, sprinkled with crunchy fried dried shrimps, shallots and spring onions. We ordered just a mug of barley kosong (no sugar). The bill came up to RM25.50.
Personally we found its claypot chicken rice to be just average. We have eaten far better claypot chicken rice in some other places around the Klang Valley area and also in Ipoh. Just to say, we won’t purposely drop by again the next time around.
The marinated chicken meat,’lap Cheong’ (waxed sausage) and salted fish are fine. But the overall taste of the rice lacked that typical aromatic claypot rice flavor.
Probably, we may try Foong Lian Clay Pot Foods And Cafe the next time around. In fact is is just nearby to Huen Kee restaurant.