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I’ve been a fan of Penang Hokkien Mee (commonly referred to as Prawn Mee in KL) ever since I was able to get to choose my own breakfast, it also means that my affinity towards this particular dish started longer than some of you have been alive, which might not exactly be a very proud talking point, but lets not digress.

I’ve known the existence of this particular hawker stall at seapark for quite a while but somehow never gave it a try until very recently. This was partly due to the fact that a particular ex housemate said the laksa was not very good, and that I didn’t know they serve Hokkien mee too.

Penang Laksa and Hokkien Mee at PJ Sea park
stall by the side of the road serving Laksa and Hokkien Mee

Actually we ended up at the stall due to the fact that Soo Kee across the road ran out of steamed chicken as we arrived too late. While settling down to our table, I over heard the owners speaking in Penang Hokkien, a definite good sign.

Rachel ordered asam laksa, while Horng and I asked for the Hokkien mee. The place was cozy despite the afternoon heat, and the whole mobile hawker set up gives it a feeling that is very close to home.

Penang Laksa and Hokkien Mee at PJ Sea park
Rachel, KY, Horng, and those pretty good size prawns

Rachel’s verdict for the laksa was actually quite positive. Here’s what she said about it, and I quote:

Rachying says (11:21 AM):
erm actualy it somehow satisfy my crave for laksa back home?
just if i can have more fish
that would be awesome
cos the soup will be thicker

As for the Hokkien mee, I really liked it a lot. All the usual ingredients and the slightly larger than usual prawns in a soup base that has the right prawn taste to it. Very proper and very delicious, I love it. This would be the 3rd Hokkien mee place around the area that I approve. The other two being Yon Lee at TTDI and the stall at Kampung Chempaka.

Penang Laksa and Hokkien Mee
the hokkien mee and asam laksa stall is located at SEA Park

RM 4 for a bowl of that Penang flavor right here in the heart of PJ, I’m going to be a frequent customer. This stall opens from brunch till tea time. You can also find pretty awesome teow chew porridge just right opposite the stall, and there’s this very nice nasi lemak with ayam goreng at night at the same place too.

Address:
Jalan 21/11b,
46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

GPS: 3.110006,101.62213

Discuss : KY eats – Penang Laksa and Hokkien Mee at SEA Park, PJ

  1. oooh, omg, i LOVE prawn meeee, it’s like the best thing ever 😀

  2. Yum, Yum…. I’m so hungry now… 1hr and 15 mins to go! Lunch! =)

  3. i miss penang laksa a lot! T_T

  4. Looks pretty good, it’s getting hard to find decent prawn mee in KL now. Is it better than lorong seratus one in SS2?

  5. Mellissa,
    Jom lets go eat!

    Rachying,
    Hahaa good luck! 😛

    Robb,
    Have it have it!

    ShaolinTiger,
    I like this one better than the lorong seratus tahun one, but over there they have curry mee too so..

  6. the assam laksa there also not bad

  7. hey ky, if u like penang style prawn mee, try this coffee shop in damansara kim called kim wah, it’s a corner shop same row as eurodeli. not prepared by foreign workers too hehe… all the food is pretty decent there, must also try the ‘chai buay’ sold by the claypot chicken rice stall. yum yum…

  8. looks yum! btw, i didnt realize yon lee also served nice prawn me, despite the fact that i have been working in TTDI for 8 months =/

  9. I just only know nice prawn mee in near Pudu market . Will try it this stall somehow ..
    There are different type of Laksa in Malaysia . I tried Malacca and Penang Laksa, they are slightly different . Laksa in east coast are different but not really try it before .

  10. looks ori leh the prawn mee

  11. both laksa n hokkien mee (panggilan Pulau Pinang) GOOD

  12. KY, have you tried this one?
    http://joycescapade.blogspot.com/2008/07/slurrpp.html

    Slurrppp! I didn’t add prawns to that photo. Those are real prawns!

  13. suanie,
    OOo best.

    deeliano,
    I shall try that! Thanks for the tips!

    xin,
    Hahah now you are in the know. 😀

    Stan,
    Yaa there’s a lot of variety when it comes to laksa.

    winsern,
    Yah it was!

    Myhorng,
    Must eat again soon.

    Juice,
    Wahh that one looks nice also must try one of these days 😀

  14. Wei when u eat again don’t leave me out!

  15. I had tried this long time ago… It’s failed to fullfill my taste!

  16. :O i din know Hokkien mee is Prawn mee! that’s SO different, no!? kakaka…

  17. why you never bring me there?!! why?!! 我恨您

  18. KY, there is this place in klang that serves very good prawn mee that rivals even penang’s IMHO 😉

    it is very near to the famous bakuteh (near maybank) area. do give me a buzz if ur coming down n i wud be happy to bring u there 🙂 cheers ~!

  19. There is lots of good food around that area. Round the corner there is the ‘Tang House of Fish Ball’ which does these wonderful stuffed fish balls 🙂

  20. am hungry now, make me miss the prawn back in KK T_T

  21. you make hungry again… sigh and i like laksa.. slurp

  22. Rachying,
    OK!

    sotong,
    Haha you should try the hokkien mee then!

    Jade Zheng,
    Now you are in the know 😀

    eiling,
    Hahaha comeee! and your mandarin cannot make it 😛

    bronx,
    Ooo interesting! Thanks for the tips! 😀

    julian,
    oOoo cool. I shall try more.

    BLue,
    Awww.

    pinky,
    Have them before u go to Aussie!

  23. Been going there since my wife brought me there and never ate at another Assam Laksa stall for the last 2 years. Love it.

    PS: Can always ask the aunt to add more fish (Pay a little more la of course :P)

  24. i still remember Boss told us the Hokkien Mee (KL Version) he’s eating IS NOT Hokkien Mee..after that only i know what’s Penang Hokkien Mee..

    But me love KL Hokkien Mee..LOL

  25. JasonSky,
    Ooo now that’s an idea!

    Yatz,
    KL style also quite ok la especially if you have alot of pork lard yumyum!

  26. really got gd PG assam laksa & hokkien mee in KL?? i’m coming!!

  27. Hmm…a different type of Hokkien mee. It’s not the one with dark sauce and it has a lot of soup in it. Will check it out ones of these days.

  28. thenomadGourmand,
    Do it! 😀

    Huai Bin,
    You should. 🙂

  29. the place stinks!

  30. foodbin,
    You have very sensitive nose? lol

  31. Pls also try Jln Pudu Prawn Mee…near to Pasar Pudu Post office…n Jln Pasar Wet market…

  32. Boontz,
    Thanks for the tips!

  33. taste again in hometown

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