Saturday, 26 September 2015

Hock Chin Restaurant @ Malacca

Hidden gem in Malacca are rare finds! And this is one of those precious gem that I found (from Rebecca Saw's blog).

I've been to the Longkang Siham / Tong Bee Stall behind at the back alley of Melaka Raya. That experience of sitting on the stool with friends & families, eating siham and other seafood / sea shells delicacies (lala, balitong, sotong and etc). Situated at the back alley, you will expect a very unique sense of fragrant coming from none other than the "longkang" lah! (aka drain) Hard to find this experience anywhere else in KL, lolx...


At Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman Hock Chin, the experience is that of an ordinary hawker restaurant where you get to sit inside or outside at the roadside (with similar table and stools, in terms of height). 


What's special here is the "Tauhu Bakar" dish! As you can see the fresh fish ball(s) and bean curd sheet(s) grilled over the open grill at the side of the stall. 

This brings out the full flavorful aroma of the Tauhu Bakar and that charcoal fragrance that accompanies with it! They serve this dish with other ingredients and sauce that is actually like eating rojak!! The tauhu aka bean curd sheet(s) are exceptionally crispy!


I ordered the Tauhu Bakar (Medium) TWICE because it was just too delicious. 


The Kepah/Lala is awesome!! Fat and juicy and FRESH! 


The Pahat/Bamboo Lala is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! It's really huge, juicy and fresh. The best!


Siput Sedut Goreng is quite spicy but no empty shells and best of all, so easy to sedut/suck those lil siput out! (This is also known as Balitong. btw)


Bendi aka Lady's finger, was surprisingly good! It's boiled and the sauce with chilli and lime is just a match made in heaven. I "hate" vegetables but I have high praises for this Lady's Finger! Must try!

Total came up to about RM52.60. Price is reasonable for it's generous portion and freshness. Worth travelling up here out of town just for this!!

Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman Hock Chin
Address : 38A Jalan Jasa Merdeka 2, Batu Berendam, 75350 Alor Gajah, Melaka
Tel : +60 12 205 7795
Opening Hours : Monday to Saturdays from 6pm - 12am (Closed on Sundays)

5 comments:

cindyrina said...

You make me miss Malacca food. Gosh! that seafood make me drooling.slurrppp!

Miera Nadhirah Tan said...

Oh gosh... digging all those lalas and shell fishes... I will check this out when I am in Melaka next

Arisa Chow said...

So near my family's house in Melaka, should drop by on my next vsiit

Sharon Lee said...

Never a fan of lala or oyster. But the food looks fresh enough to taste it. Tauhu Bakar looks like a must try dish!! Yums!!

Sin Yee said...

Never try this food when visiting Malacca. Next time will give it a try.