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After watching the epic Australian Open men’s final between Nadal & Djokovic where the joker prevailed after nearly 6 hours of tennis, it was time for my long overdue dinner.

This being the last night that we are spending over the long CNY break in Penang, I wanted to have something that isn’t easily found in KL, so we headed to Kimberley Street. A place that I know would have at least a few hawker stalls still operating even though it was already near midnight.

sky emperor chicken feet kuih teow soup stall
sky emperor chicken feet kuih teow soup stall at Lebuh Kimberley

Luckily for us, the famous Sky Emperor chicken feet kuih teow soup stall was still selling by the time we reached the destination. (I had initially wanted to have the koay chap, but they were already done for the night).

We ordered two kuih teow soup (dry version, they ran out of soup by then) and a small portion of braised chicken feet to share.

braised chicken feet, dry kuih teow, peanut soup "tong sui"
braised chicken feet, dry kuih teow, peanut soup “tong sui”

The kueh teow soup came with a couple fish balls and plenty of shredded chicken. The kuih teow soaked in dark sauce and topped with fried garlic and some spring onions. I liked the springy texture of the fish ball, but overall the kuih teow soup was actually just average. Not one of those “must try” items if you ask me, but something I don’t mind eating either. At only RM 3, there isn’t anything to complain for sure.

om nom nom nom, the chicken feet was excellent!
om nom nom nom, the chicken feet was excellent!

The braised chicken feet (RM 3) however, was quite something else. Compared to the version usually served at many wantan mee stalls in KL, the chicken feet here has a much softer texture as well as the skin that isn’t prepared with a deep frying stage. It was succulent, juicy, and full of the flavor from the sauce. This is definitely a must try item for anyone who does not think chicken feet  is gross. :D

Other than chicken feet, they also offer drum sticks, chicken wings, and braised eggs prepared in similar fashion. I’ve never personally ordered other items, but I’ve heard that while they are good, it’s not the same as those yummy feet.

map to Kimberley Street, Penang

Address:
Sky Emperor Chicken Feet & Kuih Teow Soup
Lebuh Kimberley
10100, Penang
GPS: 5.416537, 100.332473
Hours: 7pm till late 

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Discuss : KY eats – Braised Chicken Feet at Kimberley Street, Penang

  1. Hungry after reading! *stomach grumbling*

  2. chicken feet are known as phoenix claws at some places too, right? the name ‘sky emperor phoenix claws’ would sound really grand! :D i’m still learning to appreciate chicken feet, mostly for its texture…

  3. I would even eat the bones if it’s darn delicious man….

  4. Yeah, I like the ones which is not deep fried beforehand – tastes much better. :)

  5. The braised chicken feet is a Hokkien dish right? Seldom found in KL, but my previous trip to Kuching, there seemed to be quite popular as it’s available in most food courts!

  6. What that? That’s like chicken feet.

    :P

  7. Yes, I’ll concur! The braised chicken feet here was SOOO good, we had seconds everytime.

  8. [...] while you’re at Lebuh Kimberley, check out this braised chicken feet place [...]

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