Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Lap Mei Fan

You know Chinese New Year is near when eateries start to sell "waxed meat" rice. Basically "waxed meat" is salt cured meat, there are more to curing the meat that is beyond my knowledge so just google for it if you are interested.

The Zun Express at MidVally/Gardens is offering a "waxed meat" rice set meal for MYR19.80++ which includes the rice, a herbal soup (select from 3 choices), and a jelly dessert. We ordered one set to share.

"Waxed meat" rice - the rice is very soft and flavourful

A choice of herbal soup (select from 3 types)

Wolfberry Jelly dessert

Polo Buns - MYR2 each - must buy at least 2. There were 2 types,  chicken savoury or sweet custard fillings. I ordered one each to try.

MYR4 - I like both. The sweet custard fillings taste like kaya. Will definitely eat these Polo Buns again.

30 comments:

  1. I like the look of that waxed meat rice. Rice or glutinous?

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  2. Yeah for me, I know CNY is near when they start playing CNY songs and hypermarket selling mandarin oranges.. The lap mei fan looks so flavourful and fragrant..Yummzzz

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    1. Maybe this weekend shopping will hear CNY songs. Last week, not yet I think.

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    1. A little like this ok for me, not the whole waxed duck leg.

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  4. oh the Zun by Yee Yan Sang.. used to frequent this restaurant, to be exact, before their refurbishment last time.. love their glutinous rice, fish sauce fried beehoon and "mun fan".. though went back a couple of months and found food wasn't as nice but more expensive already.. maybe my taste has changed, haha!! :p

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    1. We just started eating here last year so did not notice any price or taste difference.

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  5. That's what 'waxed' meat is! Thanks for the share.

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  6. Now that you mention this, lap mei fan is another thing that I have yet to come across a version that I like in Penang. The ones I tried here were all too salty to my liking. But then the Penangites said that is how a proper one is done..

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    1. Hhhmmm, I don't think I have eaten this lap mei fan in Penang before.

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    2. You're not missing anything here. In fact I forgot to top up, when the Penangites claim how it is done properly is when we start whacking each other again. Yeah right, "lap mei fan" is Cantonese dish, and Hokkiens are trying to teach Cantonese people (KL) how to properly do it, just like they claim wantan mee is originally from Penang. F off LOL!!

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    3. Hahaha, you like to bicker with your Penang born friends on food. I never discuss food with my Penang born friends.

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  7. yup...and also time to DIY this rice at home. Yummy....with wax duck drumsticks

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    1. You bought all your waxed food already?

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  8. this lap mei fan set is seasonal/around CNY time only? I dun take waxed meat, but i enjoy eating the glutinous rice.

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    1. I think so at Zun. This is not glutinous rice, just rice.

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  9. That lap mei fan looks soft and glistening...almost like lor mai kai. Looks good enough to introduce to my friend who works in Mid Valley. Thanks for sharing =)

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    1. If your friend likes lap mei fan, then should be good enough with the soup.

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  10. I love lap mei fan! Usually those wedding banquet got serve one, i wallop a lot, hehe!

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    1. WIll you be cooking your own at home for CNY?

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  11. I love lap mei fun because it is so delicious!

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    1. Very flavourful so you will definitely like it.

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  12. Yum yum lap mei fun looks so good n yummy..I like herbal soup and jelly too. I also like the polo buns too..it will be my choice too!

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    1. The polo buns are quite nice actually.

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  13. Ah I was tempted by this. But went for the Sanghar meen eventually.

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    1. I don't think I have tried their Sanghar mee. Maybe next time.

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    2. Oo that one's nice. I recommend the gravy version. The soup version is too bland.

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    3. Thanks for the recommendation. Will post it when I have tried it.

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