Zhung Kong Dim Sum @ Off Jalan Genting Klang

These past few days, due to the holidays I took the chance to wake up earlier and head for this rather nice dim sum spot nearby my place in Setapak. Zhung Kong Dim Sum, located just off Jalan Genting Klang behind the KFC Jalan Genting Klang was my choice of restaurant to have some early morning dim sum with Janice. 

Zhung Kong Dim Sum @ Off Jalan Genting Klang
Zhung Kong Dim Sum @ Off Jalan Genting Klang (pic source: wordspics.com)

Zhung Kong Dim Sum Setapak
No.15, Jalan Bunga Kantan,
Off Jalan Genting Kelang
53000 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03- 40253532 / 017 2098 180

Siew Mai - RM3.30
#1 Siew Mai - RM3.30

Now, I've always wanted to look for a nice dim sum spot around my area. The last one I went to at Mang Chuan was a disappointment to say the least, hence I was rather apprehensive when reaching this restaurant. The number of people crowding the restaurant even though it was just 8.30am was a good sign though. We had the usuals, one of it would be the Siew Mai. Made from soft meat, the siew mai was both soft and savory enough to warrant one more basket. 

Prawn Har Kow - RM3.80
#2 Prawn Har Kow - RM3.80
Prawn Dim Sum
#3 Prawn Dim Sum

Now these delectable pieces of dim sums were brought out steaming hot from the basket, and I'm glad to say they all tasted really good. No stale prawn taste, and juicy enough when bitten into the meat. Janice seems to love the Har Kow and the Prawn Dim Sum. As for me, I'm more of a "fried stuff" person, but I do appreciate the siew mai. 

Fried Dumpling
#4 Fried Dumpling
Fried Har Kow
#5 Fried Har Kow
Fried Wan Tan
#6 Fried Wan Tan

Now I do like to order the fried stuff on top of those steam dim sums, and the top three and the ones I managed to sample last weekend. Personally I liked the fried dumpling and wantan, as they did not scrimp on the prawns and meat. However for the fried har kow, it tasted a bit too thick, as if the dough was not evenly spread nor fried. Luckily the prawns used were fresh though. 

Loh Mai Kai (Glutinous Rice with Meat)
#7 Loh Mai Kai (Glutinous Rice with Meat)

I do have to commend Zhung Kong Dim Sum on their really delicious glutinous rice with meat or better known as Loh Mai Kai. Even though it was really oily, but the taste itself made up for it. It's really soft and moist, very similar to enjoying a plate of Bak Zhang. I like the amount of meat they managed to put inside that small package. 

Overall it was a rather nice dim sum breakfast, one which I haven't truly enjoyed in a long while. Overall the price came up to RM30 for the 2 of us including the hot jasmine tea. I'm not sure though if there is any other nicer dim sum spots around Setapak area, but if I were to find any, be sure I'll write on it given the chance. 

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  1. yum, I'll try it next time since i stay in gk now :)

  2. Love dim sum..the siew mai did look promising but the rest is kinda lackluster..

  3. Simon,
    Aww, y u leave setapak! :( .. haha

    hey, thanks for dropping by. Oh well, I couldn't find any nicer dim sums in setapak area though, still looking ><

  4. I dun really fancy all those fried stuffs but I love siew mai and loh mai kai :)

  5. gonna try it soon since it is near GK~

  6. Awww....the prawn dim sum looks very tempting o. :D *drooling*

  7. Yummmmm....so nice! How come I go KL, you never take me to eat such nice things everytime - all that I see you sharing in your blog? Humphhhh!!!!! LOL!!!

  8. the loh mai kai looks good. nice and moist...

  9. har gao is my favourite!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

  10. ahhh dim sum! i didnt eat for sometime ad!

  11. Never quite been a fan of dim sum. Never got a chance to be 'cause it's freaking expensive for a breakfast meal lol. Small Mission Enterprise - new Malaysian English sitcom

  12. hmmm. when I come to setapak, u mind to bring me go there? :P hehehe

  13. wah their loh mai kai looks superb eh! :D so juicyyyy

    FiSh @ ohfishiee

  14. huh?? got such thing along jalan genting kelang meh?? hehehe, i didn't know that.. looks good woh those dimsum.. :)

  15. Wow! I want those steamed siew mai and har gow!! The lot mai kai really looks oily eh? : )


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