Monday, August 1, 2016

Xiang Ji Jonker Satay In Melaka

SINCE WE WERE STILL FULL FROM OUR BUFFET BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL, our friends took us for a light lunch at a non-halal Satay shop called Xiang Ji.  It is located at 50, Jalan Portugis, very near to Jonker Street and just opposite SRJK Pay Teck, a chinese school.  I have never tasted pork satay before, only seen in Facebook people queuing up for the celup satay.  No, I did not go to that... boiling sauce and all that.  My friends took us for these instead....
A very modest shop along Portugis Street... 
Thank goodness no crowd cos of the off peak season... 
Preparations were being made as we entered... 
The sauce is kind of special.. a bit of sweet and sour...
Heard that it is made from either pineapple or "belimbing".... not sure...
And we replenish the sauce several times... 
First round 30 sticks of satay.. followed by another 20 sticks....
Chicken and pork satays... 
They are very thinly marinated... can eat them without the sauce too... 
The meat is tender and I like them cos they are not oily... 
Again, our friends gave us the treat so I don't know exactly how much they cost...
Oh, we had Muar Otak-Otak as well... 
By then I could not eat much, just one piece only... 
And I dipped it into the satay sauce as well.... 
After our supposedly light lunch, we went for desserts... 
My son wanted to get some stuff from Tan Kim Hock .... 
The Melaka Tree in front of the building... 
And since we were there, we tried their Cendol... 
It was supposed to be Durian Cendol but it was not fresh durian...
More like the Dodol mixture... 
And my son said Penang cendol is still the best!
hahhhaa... 
Soon it was 2pm or so, it is time to bade goodbye to our Malacca Friends... 
They dropped us back at our hotel and from there, we parted and went our separate ways.... 
Really thanked them for their friendliness, generosity and hospitality....
Hope we meet again soon, either in Ipoh, Malacca or Aberdeen!

20 comments:

  1. I like pork satay. And lamb satay as well. Better than beef and chicken which could be pretty tough sometimes. As long as they have those fat in the pork and lamb satays, I could eat many sticks! hehehe!

    Ooh, Melaka cendol. Glad I had my dose of Melaka cendol last week. There is an authentic Melaka food outlet over here, so I could have my dose of cendol whenever I want. Post is coming up soon.

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    1. Great, looking forward to your cendol too!

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  2. I have not eaten this pork satay before but I have eaten pork satay at other places. So nice of your friend to treat you.

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    1. Yes, they are really nice and generous...

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  3. Eyewwwwww!!! Tan Kim Hock, no, thank you. Over-commercialised, it has lost its appeal already, not so nice anymore.

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    1. wahhhh... you know more than me then...

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  4. Pork satay must be very delicious :) So cute the way the cendol is served.

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  5. Oooh! Pork satay!!! Yummy! When I was a little girl, could get that in Ipoh Old Town. Not anymore now :(

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    1. The one selling at the sidelane of Kong Heng? I have not eaten pork satay before...

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    2. Oh we don't eat from that cocky man's stall. There was another lady selling satay outside. We used to order hers.

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  6. I loves satay, didn't eat it for quite sometimes, time for me to eat it, haha...

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  7. The tree is wonderful!! And the satay looks so good! The Muar Otak-Otak looks so strange, what is it?

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    1. It is made of fish paste and some herbs...

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  8. I like pork satay too, prefer it more than chicken satay

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    1. Maybe we are used to eating chicken satay.. :)

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  9. Pork satay, I think you can find much more readily available in Penang. :P

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    1. Oh really, not the lok lok, right?

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    2. No no, proper satay. Immediately I can think of BB cafe (opposite the Sunshine pasar pagi, adjacent to Subway) during lunch time, and in Teluk Kumbar, at here: http://www.realgunner.com/2014/11/restoran-teluk-kumbar-seafood.html

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