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Chee Cheong Fun

Chee Cheong Fun

Chee Cheong Fun
August 01
00:21 2014

Did you know that Chee Cheong Fun was selected as the No.7 Must Eat Hawker Food through an online poll on the Visit Penang website in 2009? Chee Cheong Fun is made of rice flour that is steamed and rolled up to about 10 cm long, hand-sliced and served with a mixture of chilli paste, shrimp paste (called hae ko), a reddish sweet sauce and sprinkled with roasted sesame seeds.

Chee Cheong Fun has a sweet and slightly spicy shrimp flavor, while the texture of the noodles is smooth, making it an excellent base the savory sauce. In Fact, it is the shrimp paste that most customers come for as the black and smooth paste made from prawn stock and salt has a strong, tasty fishy flavor without the lingering fishy smell in your mouth. Penang’s shrimp paste is the most sought-after as the state produces the best shrimp paste in the market. A plate of Chee Cheong Fun costs around RM2.00 to RM2.50.

  • Cheong Kok Choy’s Stall
    Lorong Baru, Penang (Google Map)
    Business hour: 6.30pm-11.30pm
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  • Seow Fong Lye Cafe
    94C, Macalister Lane, 10400 Penang(Google Map)
    Business hour: 7:30am to 12:30pm. (Closed when coffee shop is closed)
    Contact: Mdm Lim Mei Fong (+6012-4575238)
    Seow-Fong-Lye-Cafe-Chee-Cheong-Fun
  • Kwai Lock Coffee Shop
    295B, Jln Burmah, Penang (opposite Pulau Tikus police station)(Google Map)
    Business hour: 8am till 1pm
    Kwai-Lock-Coffee-Chee-Cheong-Fun

  • Genting Cafe
    2 Lorong Delima 6 (at Lrg Delima 3), 11700 Gelugor, Penang(Google Map)
    Business hour: 7.00am – 7.00pm
    Genting-coffee-shop-chee-cheong-fun
  • Restaurant Hong Kong Tea Garden
    162-164 Jalan Macalister Rd, 10400 Georgetown, Penang (Google Map)
    Business hour: 4.30pm-1.00am
    Contact: +604-229 6688
    Hong-Kong-Tea-Garden-Chee-Cheong-Fun

    Sin Kim Sun Coffee Centre
    168 Jalan Macalister,10400 Georgetown, Penang. (Google Map)
    Business hour: 5.30pm-2.00am
    Sin-Kim-San

Chee Cheong Fun - overview
Taste
Fragrant
Spicy
Price
4 Good
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