Barbecued Chicken Wings, Jalan Kampung Lapan

Two lady friends of mine tipped me off about this place that sells kick ass barbecued chicken wings at Kampung Lapan. Again, the hunt for better food never stops and so, Jian and I ended up venturing into the deeper part of Kampung Lapan to search for the said barbecued chicken wings stall.

It got deeper and darker as we drove along Jalan Kampung Lapan and there was no sign of the said stall. It was until we saw a relatively big crowd waiting outside a corner lot shop. Upon closer look, I saw the barbecued chicken wings stall. Ha!

We sat down and ordered our drinks. While waiting, I couldn’t help it but to snap away just so that I can have more pictures to show in my blog. It wasn’t an ideal lighting environment as the bulb is a major distraction and also caused uneven white balance throughout the picture. My skill isn’t that advance to “fix” such situation.

We waited for quite a while before our chicken wings arrived as there were orders that kept coming non-stop. However, when it came, I sure heck didn’t have any more “heart” to take pictures as I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into those crispy and barbecued till golden brown coloured chicken wings.

Honestly, I never like chicken wings because it’s very difficult to eat, with all the big and small bones holding just that tiny piece of meat. It never gives me the satisfaction like how I bite off a huge piece of meat from the chicken breast and tear it apart nothing but like a carnivore. Yet this chicken wing was so delicious that I didn’t mind the fuss at all.

Unlike KL’s barbecued chicken wings that usually are the sweet / honey type, theirs are the slight salty kind. The meat was grilled just nice, tenderly and juicy. The outer skin, marinated with I-don’t-know-what, it was a little salty and had this really fragrant aroma and “essence” / oil. Pretty sure my mum could replicate the marination but definitely not the barbecuing part. There must be something in it that made it different from other barbecued chicken wings stalls.

This has to be one of the best BBQ chicken wings I have ever tasted in Malacca town.

To go there, find your way to Jalan Tun Perak. When you see the Nissan showroom or the Prudential signboard at the junction, turn into the junction and go straight until you see Sekolah Menengah Tun Tuah. On your left, there’s a corner shop lot that has only three stalls operating at night. The barbecued chicken wings stall is just in front of you. Haha! Don’t go on Mondays though, they are closed.

Oh oh! If you are dropping by, spend a few minutes observing the old uncle who makes wantan noodle. It’s interestingly funny. Haha!

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30 Responses to “Barbecued Chicken Wings, Jalan Kampung Lapan”

  1. CLF
    December 15th, 2008 00:14
    1

    killing me with the pics….

  2. dead_cockroach
    December 15th, 2008 00:42
    2

    Oh my… my stomach is growling…

  3. TZ
    December 15th, 2008 00:47
    3

    drool drool …. so so hungry :p

  4. cheahwey
    December 15th, 2008 01:27
    4

    Our Minah makes very good chicken (drumsticks+wings)!
    Hope we have them during CNY… you should try it.

  5. Chong
    December 15th, 2008 10:20
    5

    Damn.. Should have eat this as well after the dinner. T__T

  6. Victor
    December 15th, 2008 10:48
    6

    omg.. i visit ur blog too early today!! T_T lol

  7. anthraxxxx
    December 15th, 2008 12:03
    7

    the old uncle had nerve problem, that’s what my mum told me lah.

  8. Emerline Koh
    December 15th, 2008 12:46
    8

    Is it? I just passed by yesterday when I went to Malacca.
    I stayed in a friend of my grandma house. But they didn’t tell us that their barbecued chicken wings are deliciousD:
    Ya, exactly the same road - Jalan Kampung Lapan, exactly the junction where the Nissan showroom located, and of course exactly the uncle.
    How no 口福 I am!

  9. xin
    December 15th, 2008 14:32
    9

    damn. my saliva just escaped through my lips! gosh i miss eating chicken wings so much!!! and i love wings, abs dont mind the fuss at all!

  10. Che-Cheh
    December 15th, 2008 16:48
    10

    Cool photos. I don’t like chicken wings either. I like chick breast. hahaha

  11. Bryan
    December 15th, 2008 17:15
    11

    I don’t like chicken wing, no meat wan. Haha…

    Did You take any kickass flame pics?

  12. The Dude with Blue Jersey
    December 15th, 2008 18:09
    12

    Hi Jason, im lost :(
    This might be too much to ask for but why dun u include google map in ur post?
    Ive found jalan tun perak though…

    Link.

  13. Simon Seow
    December 15th, 2008 20:39
    13

    There’s one in Kepong Baru wai sek kai. Not bad one.

  14. Jason
    December 15th, 2008 23:58
    14

    CLF : Killing me softly with the wings… :P

    Dead_Cockroach : Why not grab something to eat?

    TZ : Heh, eat something then.

    Cheahwey : Why didn’t anyone mention about it?

    Chong : You said you didn’t want to go to town.

    Victor : LOL. Have an early lunch then.

    Anthraxxxx : Yeah, he can’t control it one.

    Emerline : Too bad. You should ask them whether they even heard about it or not after staying there for so long.

    Xin : It’s time to hunt for some good chicken wings in KL eh?

    Che-Cheh : But then some chicken wings are too good to resist.

    Bryan : I know it has no meat, but this one is really good, so, I don’t care. Nope, didn’t.

    The Dude With Blue Jersey : Check your email. ;)

    Simon : Tried that.

  15. Louise Wyers
    December 16th, 2008 06:25
    15

    I guess that I am getting sick and tired about seeing posts on the internet about “chicken wings”, a dish that was developed in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA in Buffalo, New York, at the ANCHOR BAR.

    Why can’t you people come up with something original instead of attempting to COPY our food?

    Louise Wyers,
    “therealchiffonade” who is the SENIOR ADVISER at the Serious Eats Website in New York City.

  16. felicia
    December 16th, 2008 12:30
    16

    ^ why so serious? if life is about complaining, then we’ll be complaining why Singapore has their own version of Malaysian food, and that brings back to, most of our food are influenced by so many cultures that you cannot tell which is which.

    If we want to argue on the origins of chicken wings, we might as well credit the person who started fire; without fire, there won’t be bbq or anything that’s cooked in the first place.

    Now, that’s “original”.

    Okay. those chicken wings’ looks so delicious, esp when you’re down with flu and cough. =_=; sigh.

  17. email2me
    December 16th, 2008 20:32
    17

    Jason : The best chicken wing in KL which I had is located at Jalan Peel opposite Carrefour. There got sell nice KON CHAU HOR and also serve a good beef noodles.

  18. surfnux
    December 16th, 2008 20:39
    18

    Its near where I used to live 8 years back. :) Nice place, lots of food and kampung-ish also. But nice lah. :) Except the road is just too narrow.

  19. Jason
    December 16th, 2008 21:49
    19

    Louise Wyers : What makes you think that it was the USA and to be specific, Anchor Bar to create this particular dish? Any proofs and evidence to support your claims? If you don’t have any, you might want to relinquish your so called senior advisor post in that (if it ever exist) club.

    Felicia : Some people are just too stuck up, let them be.

    Ken : I shall take note of that and give it a try.

    Surfnux : And kinda creepy as well. Haha!

  20. Yan Er
    December 16th, 2008 21:50
    20

    Totally agreed!! One of the best BBQ chicken wings in Melaka! :-)

  21. cutie
    December 16th, 2008 22:15
    21

    Eh, where is this. The chicken wings do look good. I used to like it a lot but nowadays hardly get to eat it so the cravings for it also died off.

  22. Jason
    December 17th, 2008 19:36
    22

    Yan Er : Hehe. Maybe we will bump into each other there. Haha!

    Cutie : Malacca. Hehe. Well, when do you want to come try these and get your cravings started again?

  23. guin
    December 20th, 2008 00:46
    23

    i wan to eat~~~

  24. Sarah
    December 20th, 2008 09:51
    24

    ok i saw what u saw -_-”’
    nice photos :)

  25. Jamie
    December 20th, 2008 16:50
    25

    Yup…the chicken wings are very good and tasty…heheh… I lived nearby at the taman behind SMK Tun Tuah…lols…the wantan mee is not bad too… It does not have the yellow colouring or preservatives in the noodles … =) and there is “oh jien” (fried oyster with egg) as well …yummylicous! ;)

  26. Jason
    December 21st, 2008 19:42
    26

    Guin : Come Malacca and eat then.

    Sarah : Thank you.

    Jamie : I have tried the noodles and it was a little plain though. Hehe. I will try the fried oyster next time. :D

  27. Nicole
    December 21st, 2008 21:45
    27

    bring me eat!! i’m in melaka!

  28. Jason
    December 22nd, 2008 01:57
    28

    Nicole : Serious? But I’m very shy woh! LOL. But yeah, no problem bringing you there. In fact, you should know the place, since you are a Malaccan? :P

  29. Hardluck
    December 29th, 2008 23:39
    29

    Ya, this one is good so far in Melaka. You should try and compare the other chicken wing stall in Malim Jaya. A corner coffee shop ( forget the name of the shop ) located right at the heart of pasar malam every Friday. Behind the Malim Food Court. To me, that is equally good also. Another one in Jalan Tengkera ( opposite the old Oriental Cinema ), also good. One day should have buy from this three shops and taste it one by one to check out which one is the best !!!

  30. Jason
    December 30th, 2008 02:43
    30

    Hardluck : I doubt I will go as far as Malim Jaya just for chicken wings though. Thanks for the heads up about the one at Jalan Tengkera though. Gonna check it out one of these days.

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