Best Chicken Rice in PJ

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From school canteens to 5-star hotels and all the way to Ipoh. We just love our chicken rice. Petaling Jaya host a range of some of the most delicious chicken rice known to Malaysians. The aroma of sesame oil infused rice, fresh smelling chili, and perfectly cooked chicken just melts our hearts. PJ delivers its chicken rice packed with authenticity and heat.

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    Gerai. The Food Loft Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    A plate of chicken rice never goes wrong no matter where you have it. But it’s true that some happen to be better than the usual. If you plan to pay a visit to Gerai, keep your eyes peeled for their Hainanese Chicken Rice that will blow your socks off. The scrumptious dish simply starts off with a bowl of rice so fragrant that you can literally just finish it by itself, then cue the serving of succulent chicken topped on a bed of bean sprouts which will have you devouring the meal like the monster you are.
    Tips

    Lunch hour can be quite congested.

    Things to expect

    Your favourite local delights.

    Best with

    Gerai Laksa, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Butter Chicken Rice

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Gerai.The Food Loft View restaurant

    Centre Point (Lot G106, Ground Floor), Bandar Utama, 47800, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0169202029

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    10:00AM—10:00PM
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    Kee Kee Bentong Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Kee Kee Bentong serves up a plate of freshly grated ginger, and a sweetish chili sauce that shines this as one of the best chicken rice in PJ. Their sauces are perfectly blended flavors that accentuate the taste of the chicken. Their chicken are from a farm in Bentong that has a texture of the yellow skin that gives crunch while maintaining tastiness.
    Tips

    It’s before the Kelana Jaya exit on LDP.

    Things to expect

    Slightly more yellowish chicken

    Best with

    Bean sprouts & soya cincau.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Kee Kee Bentong Chicken Rice View restaurant

    33, Jalan SS4D/2, People’s Park, Kelana Jaya, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0162809043

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    Every day
    10:30AM—02:30PM
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    Restaurant Choon YienNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    In a row famous for good food, Restaurant Choon Yien at Pj has chicken so tender it practically melts. It is the same area as MyElephant Thai cafe and Food Foundry. It’s hot during the day but the experience is worth the tan. Their roasted pork (char siew) is crunchy and packs flavor. It sells fast, so try to go early lunch hours!
    Tips

    Bring a pair of shades!

    Things to expect

    Sunny restaurant and warm food.

    Best with

    Iced Tea (Teh Ping).

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Restaurant Choon Yien View restaurant

    CG-1, Happy Mansion Apartments, Jalan 17/13 Section 17, 46400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0162809043

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    11:00AM—01:00PM
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    Restaurant Prosperity BowlNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Prosperity bowl in PJ specializes in the one and only poached chicken. Literally everything you buy here comes with their chicken. You can eat with rice, and hor fun. They serve up one of the most tender and juicy poached chickens you can find. Their chicken rice isn’t anything to shout about but the chicken is one of the best out there. If you are looking for stringy and dry chicken, this isn’t the place for you!
    Tips

    Parking can be hard to find so do come during non-peak hours.

    Things to expect

    China influenced décor.

    Best with

    Prawn ball soup.

    Price

    RM8.00 to RM20.00

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    Restaurant Property Bowl View restaurant

    19, Jalan SS 2/30, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0378660979

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    07:00AM—09:00PM
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    Restaurant Hoe Fong Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    This isn’t the place for your regular poached or roasted chicken. Hoe Fong Chicken Rice is unique to sell freshly deep fried chicken that fills the room with a chicken aroma. Their rice is special too in the sense that it taste buttery which gives it a fluffy texture that we look for in chicken rice. One of the freshest takes on chicken rice that isn’t Hainanese style.
    Tips

    Open for lunch only.

    Things to expect

    Two big woks at the front of shop.

    Best with

    Fried chicken!

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Restaurant Hoe Fong Chicken Rice View restaurant

    25, Jalan 21/17, Seapark,, 46300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    016-2761472

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    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    New Restaurant Ipoh Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    New Restaurant Ipoh Chicken Rice is one of the biggest chicken rice eateries that serves hundreds of hungry going Malaysians every day. This 4 shop lots serve up roast pork that has is crisp crackling with tender, moist meat and Char siu that is well marinated in a honey hoisin sauce, then roast in oven to charred, savoury, sticky and sweet caramelised blackish layer with slightly charred bits.goodness. Their chicken is good but isn’t served warm. It’s quite a sight to see so many chicken rice lovers at the same place!
    Tips

    Besides Statellite Ipoh Chicken Rice.

    Things to expect

    Packed restaurant with good service.

    Best with

    Lettuce in Oyster Sauce and Beansprouts.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    New Restaurant Ipoh Chicken Rice View restaurant

    107, Jalan Gasing, Seksyen 10, 46000, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379560958

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    09:00AM—12:00AM
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    Restaurant Satellite Ipoh Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Restoran Satellite Ipoh Chicken Rice is said to be one of the best chicken rice in Malaysia. Famously portrayed by generations as the perfect representation of Ipohs chicken rice. However, the oil rice can lumpy, soft and mushy.Their poached chicken was is tender yet firm to the bite. Their sauces are made in gallons which just means they must be doing something right!
    Tips

    The corner lot furthest up the hill.

    Things to expect

    Ipoh influenced tiled floors and plastic tables and chairs.

    Best with

    Ice Lemon Tea

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    Restaurant Satellite Ipoh Chicken Rice View restaurant

    103, Jalan Gasing, Seksyen 10/1, 46000, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379566830

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    10:00AM—10:00PM
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    Kedai Kopi dan Makanan Hong Seng 9Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Kedai Kopi dan Makanan Hong Seng 9 is a mouthful of a name. One of the few places that requires you to queue up at the counter and carry your own plate of rice. But after one spoonful of their chicken rice with crispy skin and it’ll all be worth it. That tender flesh dipped into fresh sweet chili is complemented by a well-cooked, fragrant rice with individual grains.
    Tips

    Come early to avoid queuing up!

    Things to expect

    Friendly service and good crowds

    Best with

    Iced Chinese Tea.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Kedai Kopi dan Makanan Hong Seng View restaurant

    103 Jalan 17/29, Section 17, 46400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0372223494

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    07:00AM—03:00PM
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    Ah Khai Famous Char Siew Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Ah Khai Famous Chicken Rice comes from highly trained hands of a man who went to Hong Kong to master the technique of roasting chicken. By far, one of the best roasted chickens to bite into. Their char siew is tender with crispy caramelized bits. What sets them apart is their generous serving sizes of good ‘ol chicken rice.
    Tips

    They close at 2pm.

    Things to expect

    Big chunks of meat.

    Best with

    Iced Chinese Tea and char siew.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Ah Khai Famous Char Siew Chicken Rice View restaurant

    No. 63, Jalan 20/7, Taman Paramount, 46300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0376553154

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    Every day
    11:00AM—01:00PM
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    Restaurant Tasty Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Tasty Chicken Rice does what they name says, makes really tasty chicken rice. They were the champion of Malaysia Hainan Chicken Rice Open Competition 2007 and that shows in the food they serve. Their crispy grill chicken is also a hidden gem along with their moist roast chicken that shines in this town. Not forgetting, they make charsiew that has folks coming from all over Malaysia for!
    Tips

    Lady boss has an attitude, don’t mind her and taste good food.

    Things to expect

    Bad service with good food.

    Best with

    Iced Chinese tea.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    Restaurant Tasty Chicken Rice View restaurant

    No. 22A-1, Jalan PJU 5/16, Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara, 47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0125555591/0361560080

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    Every day
    09:00AM—03:30PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    05:00PM—08:30PM
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    SS3 Restaurant Kean FattNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    When the wait is long, it means the food must be worth the wait. SS3 Chicken rice at Restaurant Kean Fatt serves a delicate warm chicken rice that is to die for. They specialize unofficially in soups which complements their chicken rice perfectly. With thick tangy chili and well-cooked roasted chicken in soy sauce and pork. It’s one of the few places that all foodies have to try at least once!
    Tips

    Charge those phones because wait is long.

    Things to expect

    Well priced food with good service.

    Best with

    Pork Ball Soup.

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM15.00

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    SS3 Restaurant Kean Fatt View restaurant

    Jalan ss3/59E (Near Taman Bahagia LRT station, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    10:00AM—03:00PM
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