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I have been a fan of roasted duck for the longest time and usually get my fix at Loong Foong in Taman Paramount whenever temptations got the better of me. While roasted duck is all good, everyone has been telling me that roasted goose is a whole other level altogether when it comes to taste, people like Horng who has been to HK on numerous occasions. As you might have guessed, roasted goose is a rather common dish there.

Soon Fatt Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar
glorious glistering roasted goose

However, some weird cosmic arrangement has resulted in the relative scarcity of this dish back in Malaysia. They are so rare that so far I am only aware that less than handful of places offer them around KL.

It wasn’t until late last year that I got myself a taste of this Chinese/HK delicacy at a food review session on Canton-i, and I can attest to the claims. Roasted goose is really quite a bit more succulent and juicy compared to duck, not to mention the relative larger portion which makes it easier to eat too.

Soon Fatt Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar
Soon Fatt Beijing Roasted Goose is a shack by the corner of Jalan Pasar

Since that event, I had been back to Canton-i a couple times only to find out that the roasted goose is sold out every time I get there. Something had to be done, and I vaguely recalled the availability of this dish at Jalan Pasar.

A few clicks on google and a short drive later, a couple colleagues and I arrived at Soon Fatt Beijing Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar on one fateful Friday afternoon.

Soon Fatt Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar

For the three of us, we ordered quarter portion of roasted goose (thigh and drumstick portion), another generous portion of char siu (bbq pork) and siu yoke (roasted pork) on the side, three rice and some drinks.

The dishes came with 3 types of condiments: a plum sauce and 2 types of chili sauce. Soup is served with rice as well.

The portion of roasted goose was actually rather big even for 3 of us. The meat juicy and very scrumptious, which leaves me wondering the differences the breast portion would bring since duck breast and duck confit do carry different taste. While the siu yok wasn’t as impressive as Wong Meng Kei, they still tasted pretty good. The char siu though, was actually better than expected, on par with some of the bests in town (such as meng kee at pudu, or Aman Suria’s famous Hakka noodle char siu)

map to Soon Fatt Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar
roasted goose, roasted & bbq pork, rice, soup, bliss!

It was a satisfying lunch but also one that came with a pretty steep price. The meal was some RM70 for three of us, still, RM 20+ per person isn’t too exuberant for something you don’t get very often. Now if only this place has air conditioning…

Address:
Intersection of Jalan Pasar and Jalan Yap Hin,
Kuala Lumpur

GPS: 3.135315, 101.716479
Tel: 012-212 9018

Discuss : KY eats – Soon Fatt Beijing Roasted Goose at Jalan Pasar

  1. Finally u got your GOOSE!!! :DDD

  2. Hey KY, u from pg?…u look very familiar 🙂 can drop me a line?

  3. the goose looks appealing. want to try, must try, dying to try. wondering how will be the taste.

    the sign says Beijing roasted goose, Beijing should be more famous with the DUCK? and Goose suppose to be HK?

  4. Jade Zheng,
    Oh yesss!

    tcb,
    Yes I’m from Penang! 😀

    Myhorng,
    Jom one of these days kita pergi!

  5. oh yea, remember my nick in irc/icq cactus?

  6. wuah, manyak minyak oo…

  7. Do they harvest the liver and make them into foie gras?? :DDDD

    Just kidding!

  8. Tried before and found that abit diffent from duck. I don’t take duck cause I don’t like the yucky smell of duck. At least goose doesn’t have the yucky smell compare to duck! haha…

    But I still don’t eat it so much as I still prefer the “siew yuk (roaster pork)! blek 😛

    p/s: The God can eat the whole goose… include the brain too! lol… like what he did for duck!

  9. there’s this restaurant in taman connaught that sells terrific roast goose and ‘ngor cheung’ (phoenix claws) as well.

    can’t remember the restaurant’s name right now but it’s right next to a tyre shop facing the main road. 😀

  10. tcb,
    Yes! been a while! 😀

    Lorna,
    glistering, yesss *slurps*

    Yiling,
    Hahaha, unfortunately I don’t think so!

    sotong,
    Hahhaa the God is scary!

    Chen,
    Ooo I love phoenix claws! I shall research research a bit, thanks for the tips! 😀

  11. looks delicious!

    me want!

  12. foodcrazee

    iisks! y the hell u made me salivating just looking at the first pic . . . .celaka lu. . . .

  13. Firdauz,
    Jom!

    foodcrazee,
    Glistering fats! 😛

  14. Hey KY,
    Great write up on the roasted goose article! Again, not only your food blog is always informative, it is also very entertaining and a pleasure to read.

    Chinese BBQ it is always a Cantonese delicacy that HK is famous for. The level exquisiteness of Chinese BBQ in HK is almost equivalent to Prawn Noodle in Penang – it is commonly found in almost every store and majority of them are good.

    With the popularity of HK BBQ Noodle shop (such as Canton-i you mentioned in the article) being introduced to KL city 20+ years ago, the Chinese in KL has done a decent job in perfecting the art of Chinese BBQ over the years that almost comparable to that in HK. Taking roasted duck for instant, there were only limited number of places 20+ years ago in KL and vicinity areas that serve good roasted duck with such level of perfect roasting (not counting those emerging HK BBQ Noodle shop then which charged you a premium on their dishes) , now it is almost common thing.

    Roasted goose, of course, is still not a common thing to find in KL. But the technique of preparing a roasted duck is almost the same of preparing a roasted duck, if you know what I mean…So if there can be delicious roasted duck in KL areas, I am sure the roasted goose there won’t be far behind.

    If you are into the thigh, do you know the left thigh of the roasted goose always taste better than the right? 🙂

    Talking about roasted duck, I just read your blog about Sunrise in Seapark. That place has always been my favorite for ducks before I left for the States and still is today. I visited the place couple years ago when I went home. The food (duck) is still good and still as packed during lunchtime like it was back then 17+ years ago. I also saw you mentioned about Loong Foong at Taman Paramount in the same blow. Hmmmm… now that really makes me droil to try out Loong Foong…. Ha ha ha… maybe on my next trip home.

    One unrelated question for you: from what I gathered from your blog, you live pretty near to Brickfields area right? If so how come you don’t blog about Woo Lan at Brickfields?

    http://www.awhiffoflemongrass.com/?p=56

    It was once my favorite place for good eats, all the way back then when they were still operating off a household in front of a church. I would like to read about your take on this place. 🙂

    Ciao!^_^

  15. I’m going to go for a lame joke here: You’re gonna get your goose cooked if you eat too much of this. 😉

  16. Chen – I believe “ngor cheung” you are refering to is not “Phoenix Claws” if I understand the Cantonese term correctly. I think “ngor cheung” is goose intestine in Cantonese and “Phoenix Claws” is chicken claws or “Feng Zao” in Cantonese.:-P

  17. The only time where I’ve tried the roasted goose was in Hong Kong and it was many moons ago. Now only if I know how to go to Jalan Pasar… *wink wink*

  18. goose or duck, both also nasty.

  19. there is another around there called Chan Chan roasted goose near the Ching Moh Chinese school

  20. wah damn best!! i’ll be having roast duck for chinese new year reunion!! woooo… =D

  21. din know soon fatt now sells goose. i always like their roast duck here

  22. Woooo… Jalan Pasar.
    Easy to find parking or not…

  23. daruma lau ban: HAHAHA. alright MY BAD, pinyin error. ngor ZHeong. better? foong zao is also correct, but i guess in malaysia (dunno where you’re from 😛 ) it’s just one of those chinese phrases that have been er, localised.

  24. Daruma 老叔,
    whoa that’s a very long comment and a very well written one. I actually stay at PJ, very close to Sunrise and Loong Foong. Woo Lan sounds interesting. Thanks 😀

    Huai Bin,
    LOL

    eiling,
    Make it happen!

    Lb,
    One man’s meal is another man’s poison. 😀

    foodbin,
    Ooo interesting. 😉

    andrew,
    Woo nice!

    babe_kl,
    Now you are in the know! 😛

    tom,
    Pay only lo. hehe

    Chen,
    Hahaha pinyin fail. 😛

  25. Ah, goose. I wonder if my colleagues will be willing to come here with me for lunch or not. Not to mention forked out RM 20 for lunch.

  26. i’m more interested on the cha siu, since it’s on par my to my favourite cha siu @ aman suria 😀

  27. no you make it happen for me!

  28. KY, can’t believe i found u here. any idea where is the rest of the gang?

  29. Looking forward to that KY! Really looking forward to! 🙂

    If you gooogle up “Woo Lan”, you will see there are a few bloggers out there who have their food blog share about this place (but nothing comparable to yours) 🙂

  30. Simon Seow,
    You can pay for them. 😛

    kampungboycitygal,
    Make it happen 😀

    eiling,
    hahah come to KLCC lo! 😀

    tcb,
    Everyone’s everywhere I suppose. 😀

    Daruma 老叔,
    ohh thanks! Will do. 😉

  31. cheras also got 1 roasted goose stall..but i’ve never tried before..

  32. I was there last saturday.. food is good but pricy leh.. I ordered Char Siew and Chicken + 1 Chinese tea.. RM 7.50.

  33. Yatz,
    Find out where it is and bring me!

    Tan Yee Hou,
    Pro right? 😛

    nicky,
    Yah it’s definitely not cheap. 🙂

  34. Hehe…I like your drawing of the jail. I have yet to try the roast goose here. How’s the parking? Thinking of checking it out at lunchtime some time during the week.

  35. KY,
    Hear a lot of roast on HK series ,but I never really try it before . One of the most popular roasted goose is 镛记烧腊,even people there called it 飞天烧鹅 .
    In your mind, how is the difference of the roasted duck and roasted goose ?

  36. Lyrical Lemongrass,
    Hahaha thank you! do it!

    Stan,
    I think goose is fattier than duck and has less ‘ducky’ smell too, nicer. 😀

  37. […] initial goal coming to this place was to try their famous roast goose (which I wrote blogged here), but as luck has it, they did not get their supply for the day and recommended that we try the […]

  38. […] the extreme corner end, facing the main-road there is also the famous Beijing Goose place Soon Fatt blogged about by KY SPEAKS. That groovy shack on the road is not appealing to me today as it is […]

  39. SOON FATT BEIJING ROASTED GOOSE AT JALAN PASAR has a LAN C-ING manners..
    they have a poor manners which have no schooling before..
    i have been asking whether there’s selling drumstick of goose and duck
    the TAUKE who is deaf has replied me: what drumstick you want? chicken’s? duck’s? or human’s?
    i said i want goose and duck’s drumstick then..
    the goose’s drumstick has sold off
    kay fine..i want a duck’s drumstick..
    and the TAUKE SOH said drumstick of duck has ordered by someone else..

    straightly giving a *THUMBS DOWN* for SOON FATT BEIJING ROASTED GOOSE AT JALAN PASAR..
    WILL NOT recommend this POOR MANNERS atap shop for malaysians and foreigners..

    PLEASE BE AWARE!!!
    and spread this to all your friends,family,and relatives..

    eh..we’re customer..are we paying money to listen to your LAN C-ness?

    • soon ng thin

      Y dont u taste the REAL ROASTED GOOSE at CHEN CHEN HONG KONG BBQ ,Jalan Seladang off Jalan Pasar, Behind RHB (MR. CHONG Hp:0122333083) GOOD MANNERS BOSS. NO LAN C

      • ya..the tauke and tauke soh of chen chen have give us some drinks for F.O.C
        unlike SOON FATT with poor manners..

        • **correction:

          ya..the tauke and tauke soh of chen chen had given us some drinks for F.O.C
          unlike SOON FATT with poor manners..

          • ks: now i’m wondering if you’re from Chen Chen. lol

            • 😕 you think that im promoting for chenchen coz im from there?–

              check it out yourself..– and you’ll find out that what basic manners should a hawker’s operator has..

              • ks: i will one of these days, for sure. Your animosity towards soon fatt is a tad too heavy for normal people tho. O.o

  40. POOR MANNERS of SOON FATT BEIJING ROASTED GOOSE AT JALAN PASAR!!!

    • ks: this seems like the biggest complaints on many hawker/restaurant operators here in this country, but sometimes it depends on how you ask too.

    • soon ng thin

      BEIJING WHERE GOT ROASTED GOOSE ! GOT ROASTED Q JUMPING DUCK, BAD MANNERS DUCK ,SPITTING IN FRONT OF U DUCK. BEST SIFU of ROASTED GOOSE & DUCK (GUANGDONG & HK)

  41. soon ng thin

    sooner or later will sell his w thigh 👿

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