Best Butter Prawns in PJ

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Butter prawns, a method of cooking that uses very few ingredients, but puts out a whole lot of flavour. There are many variations to this dish, some being dry while some are wet and moist. Depending on the influence, it can also be in shreds crusted on the dry version, and soupy or gravy on the wet ones. All and all, regardless of how they're made, they are absolutely delicious when done correctly. So here is a list of the best butter prawns in PJ worth going for!

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    Pantai Seafood RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Pantai Seafood Restaurant is home to many aquatic beings - the only thing is, they won't be alive for long considering the turnover rate of the restaurant to be pretty high. Anyway, they have a wide array of seafood, as well as method of cooking. The butter-style, which may not be the most popular, is quite delicious to say the least. Lovely strands of fried butter are served alongside perfectly cooked prawns on a bed of lettuce. It's a simple dish but requires quite the skills to make too.

    Tips

    Reservations for private rooms available.

    Things to expect

    A pretty huge restaurant with tanks of seafood.

    Best with

    Tea.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Pantai Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    Lot 13575, Jalan Cempaka PJU 6A, Kampung Sungai Ara, 47400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0377251099

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    06:00PM—10:30PM
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    Sam You Restaurant 三友冷气酒家 Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    The dry butter prawns at Sam You Restaurant is certainly worth the try. Each strand of butter strips is rich and packed with flavour, while providing the prawns a more in-depth flavour. It is also topped with curry leaves and a bit of chopped chilli padi, giving it that extra kick that it needs. The prawns are also fresh and plump, and bouncy to the touch! In short, you can simply just 'whack' on those prawns till your heart's content, don't worry about the rice. 

    Tips

    Reservations recommended.

    Things to expect

    A pretty standard Chinese restaurant that offers wedding and event services.

    Best with

    Tea.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Sam You Restaurant 三友冷气酒家 View restaurant

    44, Jalan 52/4, Pj New Town, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379551197

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—10:30PM
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    New Paris Restaurant 新巴黎露天菜馆 Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Packed with luscious strips of dry butter, alongside fresh and plump prawns is something most people would enjoy. Available at New Paris Restaurant, this savoury delight is one of the more popular dishes. It's rich in flavour and is a great compliment to many other dishes. The prawns are also fairly huge, so there's no need to fight on who gets the last piece. 

    Tips

    No official bill here - change the date and claim the bill from your boss!

    Things to expect

    A fairly huge restaurant with not-so-good service.

    Best with

    Hot tea.

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM50.00

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    Restaurant New Paris View restaurant

    62, 64 & 66, Jalan SS2/72, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379559180

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    05:30PM—10:30PM
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    Mohammad ChowPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Mohammad Chow is a Chinese-muslim restaurant that has more to offer than its plain and boring decor. If you've ever wonder what Chinese food taste like, Mohammad Chow is the closest there is. Each dish, despite not using pork lard, is done quite identical to the original. Similarly, the butter prawns too are quite the catch, as it's well seasoned and cooked to perfection. So if you're in the mood for some halal-butter prawns, then Mohammad Chow is the perfect candidate!

    Tips

    Do avoid peak hours if you wish not to wait.

    Things to expect

    A rather small cafe.

    Best with

    Sirap or teh ais.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    Mohammad Chow Chinese Muslim Kitchen View restaurant

    3-1, Jalan PJU 8/5H, Damansara Perdana Business Center, 47820, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0377316383

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
    11:00AM—11:00PM
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    04:00PM—11:00PM
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    South Sea Seafood Restaurant 南海Pork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    South Sea Seafood Restaurant is located near the Subang Airport, so do come after 6.30pm as before that, it's usually jammed. Anyway, amongst all their available seafood options, the butter prawns is one definitely worth going for. Generous portion of prawns are served alongside crispy fried butter strips as well coating to the prawns, packing all that flavour and texture in one. It may not be the cheapest or most affordable dish there is, but it is good.

    Tips

    Reservations and set meals available.

    Things to expect

    A pretty huge place with plenty of seafood options.

    Best with

    Tea or coconut.

    Price

    RM30.00 to RM80.00

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    South Sea Seafood Restaurant View restaurant

    132, Jalan Dua, Kampung Melayu Subang Tambahan, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, 40150 , Subang Jaya, Selangor
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    0378461401

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    11:00AM—11:00PM
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    Sri Siam RestaurantPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Sri Siam Restaurant is a Thai place that not many people know off. The restaurant is fairly simple and straight-forwarded, without any additional decor and attracting signboards. Having said that, this place is perfect for those who are seeking to have a simple dinner with fuss, and a hole in their wallet as well. The butter prawns is one of the more luxurious items as it comes with generous sizes of prawns and a lovely dry butter sauce. It's also slightly saltier than most, but works well with some rice. 

    Tips

    Cash only.

    Things to expect

    A bare looking place.

    Best with

    Tea or coconut.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM25.00

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    Sri Siam Restaurant View restaurant

    56, Jalan SS 2/24, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0378753076

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    11:30AM—02:30PM
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    06:00PM—10:30PM
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