Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Restoran BKT Kim Tek, Kepong

When it comes to Bak Kut Teh, there is always something distinct in a particular shop's recipe that always draws one back for more.
Maybe it's the thick, bitter soup? Or the lighter version? All those bak (meat)? Or maybe even the fried crullers that soaks up the soup?
With so many different combo, it's not surprising I never have a favourite BKT shop. Just quite a number to choose from, dont you think?
Kim Tek is Lily's favourite, a surprising choice for someone who grew up in Klang/ Shah Alam..
What's the draw for Lily? It's the soup. She loves the thick, gelatinous soup. For me, it would have been better if it was slightly more bitter and a lil less oily. The meat on the other, was cooked to wonderful melting texture, especially the lean meat chunks. Usually, these lean meat are coarser; drier in texture and bland in taste (which will be the last in the pot), but Kim Tek's version was just delicious. Juicy, melt in mouth and fully absorbed the BKT flavours.
And of course, what complements BKT better than dunking in yau zhar kuai into the soup and sipping hot chinese tea?
Lovely way to start a lazy weekend, dont you think?
Restoran BKT Kim Tek is located at 26, Jalan 3/1A, Kepong Indah, 52100 Kepong, KL.

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11 Comments:

Blogger Food Promotions said...

Its nice to have a bowl of BKT during raining days

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07 April, 2009  
Blogger Nic (KHKL) said...

SC, there's another good bak kut teh stall at kepong industrial park. it's the branch of the famous bkt stall opposite mungo jerry at jalan raja laut. i forgot the name though...something like tiong nam bkt or something.

as for kim tek, i must go check it out! ;D

08 April, 2009  
Blogger mimid3vils said...

Come all the way from Klang to Kepong for BKT!!! "geng" lah!!!

PS: Nic, I want to know that BKT that u mentioned, at KIP?

08 April, 2009  
Anonymous jason said...

I think the "oily" part is due from all the pork fats from the meat... so how to reduce the oil??? :P

08 April, 2009  
Anonymous Recipe man said...

looks great!
i love the photos
thanks

08 April, 2009  
Blogger CUMI & CIKI said...

nic.. JOM lets go chk it out! thx for the tip food4thot!

08 April, 2009  
Blogger sc said...

food promotions: most definitely!

nic: i'm not too familiar with kepong area.. must ask my frens about it. thanks!

jason: yes, means they also boiled the fatty parts together for a long long time..hehehe..

recipe man: hi there! thanks for popping by and glad you like the photos..

cumi&ciki: most welcome!

09 April, 2009  
Blogger Agnes Cheong said...

Linked u to my blog. Do visit mine if u r free ya

12 April, 2009  
Blogger backStreetGluttons said...

BKT is best when the meat is right , means no strange odour (means not too oldy or youngy) and freshly boiled means within first 2 hours and herbs right ( not yesterday's OR LAST NIGHT'S one ) and the carnivore not halal companionship friendly. Those are the rules of enjoying serious BKT. Surely we must be talking about some not serious familiar bodies.
lol !

13 April, 2009  
Blogger worldwindows said...

Not too far from my house. I spotted quite some pieces of innards, like it.

13 April, 2009  
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