Penang Prawn Mee and Fish Head Noodle are some of Penang’s comfort noodle bowls. For those yearning for these noodles, head over to Cheang Kee 蒋记 at Chulia Street in George Town. The outlet provides its customers with a pleasant air-conditioned red brick design interior.
Cheang Kee’s simple Chinese menu offers the famous Penang prawn mee, and the claypot prawn mee served in individual hot claypot. The kitchen has been churning up bowl after bowl of prawn mee with prawns, fried onions, egg, and beansprout.
Furthermore, you can add-on pork ribs, roasted pork belly, and pork ball. If you want to go upscale, add-on deep-fried mantis prawn, hotate scallop, and big white prawn.
The broth of the Penang Prawn Mee has prawn aroma and the sweetness of the seafood and bones that are used to simmer in. The noodles work well with the broth, especially accented with the accompanying chili paste.
Claypot Prawn Mee RM8.80
And if you’re just looking for something light and non-spicy, the Fish Head Noodle RM12.90 is a dish you would go for. Many loves eating this bowl of noodle served in a milky fish broth with pieces of fish head, ginger, and aromatic garnishing. On a final note, you can have the dish loaded with extra ingredients like fish fillet, big white prawn, and pork slices.
The outlet also offers several super value lunch sets. The prices are quite reasonable, with a set of Deep-fried Patin Fish Noodle and a drink at just RM10.90. The lunches are especially popular for those looking for a quick meal.
Fish Head Noodle RM12.90
On the beverage menu, you will find hot tea, mineral water, beer or strawberry yogurt smoothie to pair with your meal. There is nothing better than a warm cup of tea.
With the focus on the noodles, the outlet also serves mini hotpot sets of pork belly, Australian beef, white prawn, and grouper fish. The menu tells that the hotpot comes with a choice of thin rice noodle, thick rice noodle, yellow noodle, instant noodle, koay teow or rice.
The piping hotpot certainly is comfort food and will make a lot of tummies happy with its lightly flavored broth and four kinds of condiment – chili sauce, ginger sauce, coriander and of course, deep-fried pork lard.
Pork Belly Hot Pot RM21.90
Cheang Kee is an ideal place to visit day and night with its business hours from 11.30am till 10.30pm. The closing day is on Wednesday.
433 Chulia Street
Mobile No: 012-418 8868