My Dinner At Duck King

Posted by : foongpc | Thursday, October 7, 2010 | Published in

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I've been very busy this week and could not find the time to update my blog! So when I happened to chance upon these photos in my laptop, I thought I would just do a quick post today on my dinner at Duck King Restaurant in Jaya One, PJ.

Please do not ask me when I had this dinner. It could be in March this year. Or was it January? Heck, it could even be some time last year. I honestly could not remember! Haha!

Anyway, I guess all you care about is the pictures of the food right? Smiley

I went to this restaurant with a friend and these were what we ate.

First off, the Roast Duck.



Nice crispy skin and tender meat with a thin layer of fat in between. Simply delicious!

Truth be told, before this, I didn't really like duck meat. I felt they were hard to chew and the meat was not as tender as chicken meat. But this roast duck completely changed my opinion about duck meat!

Next, we ate Roasted BBQ Pork.



Cholesterol laden and bad for health, but totally delicious!

Now since I have never eaten China's famous Peking Duck before, I grabbed the opportunity to eat the Peking Duck here!



It is actually duck skin dipped in sweet sauce and wrapped in a thin piece of flour. I was not sure what to make out of this, but I thought it was quite OK. Is the duck skin supposed to be crispy? But how could it be crispy if it was dipped in sweet sauce?

Well, if I ever have the chance to eat this Peking Duck in China, I will be able to make a comparison.

All meat and no vegetables were bad, so we had this kai lan dish!



It was called 2-style Kai lan because it was cooked in 2 different ways! The one on the left is kai lan leaves being fried to a crisp. Whereas the one on the right is kai lan stems prepared the normal way, that is lightly stir fried in garlic.

I like both styles! But I guess the lightly stir fried kai lan on the right is the more healthier of the two.

Now, what do you think these are?



They are actually minced duck meat stuffed in deep fried mantou (or Chinese steamed bun). Goodness! I really, really love these mantous! If I ever go to this restaurant, I will definitely order this dish again!

Lastly before we end the dinner, we ordered this very famous dim sum - the Golden Sand Bao.



I am not sure why it is called Golden Sand but maybe it had something to do with the milky sweet custard that oozes out when you bite into the bao!



Oh my God! This one was totally yummylicious! One bite and I was on gastronomic heaven! Smiley

I am sorry I could not provide you with the prices of each dish. As I said earlier, I had this dinner quite some time back and at that time, I did not bother to note down the prices. But one thing's for sure - please do not expect it to be cheap or even reasonable. It's most likely on the high side.

Oh well, this must be a pretty bad review right? But really, I am not trying to write a review here so everything's good. Haha!

But if you have never been to this restaurant and want to go there, here's the address.

Duck King
8-G Block M, Jaya One
No. 72-A Jalan Universiti
46200 Petaling Jaya
Tel : 03-7957 9819

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  1. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    morning!

    October 7, 2010 at 9:10 AM
  2. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    Duck King? Everything bout duck aight?? ;p

    October 7, 2010 at 9:13 AM
  3. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    i like duck meat! but seldom eat it cz parents dnt allow eat it regularly. LOL!

    October 7, 2010 at 9:14 AM
  4. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    the duck skin one look so tempting! drrol!!!

    October 7, 2010 at 9:15 AM
  5. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    both Kailan?? how come look so diff one d color?! hahaha. :D

    October 7, 2010 at 9:16 AM
  6. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    i love mantao! but never try with minced duck meat stuffed inside it. Oh gosh! the last pic is the best!! T.T

    October 7, 2010 at 9:18 AM
  7. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    someone someone!! bring me go this place! :3

    October 7, 2010 at 9:18 AM
  8. ladyviral said...

    Caroline is early! Foong get 3 FC! T____T

    October 7, 2010 at 9:20 AM
  9. ladyviral said...

    Omg the duck looks good! I have not have such duck for a really long time now.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:21 AM
  10. ladyviral said...

    The dessert pao looks good! Egg yolk custard?!

    Oh my... yum... I remember Dragon-I's one was also good.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:21 AM
  11. reanaclaire said...

    wow..this is unique!! how come ipoh doesnt have a shop like this.. those mantau-s are super seductive! hahaha,.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:31 AM
  12. Eric Lee said...

    Wah...all the food looks good!! especially the duck and mantao...damn it....sure expensive wan... T_____T

    October 7, 2010 at 9:32 AM
  13. mNhL said...

    Roast duck - my favourite...... so nice aromas...nice to chew....

    Tough? no la...u got teeth to bite ma. hehe

    October 7, 2010 at 9:42 AM
  14. mNhL said...

    The golden sand pau is actually salted egg issit? Very creamy type.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:43 AM
  15. mNhL said...

    The fried man tou with duck meat fillings is something special. I think Puchong also got 1 Duck King branch. Maybe next time can go and try.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:44 AM
  16. Che-Cheh said...

    I'm a duck fan so this is a good recommendation. Haha

    Minced duck meat? that's something new to me. Wish you have the 'bite-already' version. I wanna see how it looks like inside.

    October 7, 2010 at 9:48 AM
  17. ken said...

    food glorious food! =D

    October 7, 2010 at 10:33 AM
  18. Tekkaus said...

    Jaya One...I have been there before. :) But well...never eat anything there.

    October 7, 2010 at 11:31 AM
  19. Tekkaus said...

    Hahaha :D So long already huh! I also have photos and posts awaiting for em to post them up.

    October 7, 2010 at 11:32 AM
  20. Tekkaus said...

    Wow...they did look crispy to me. :D I Love ducks which are crispy on the outside and juicy, tender in the inside. :)

    October 7, 2010 at 11:32 AM
  21. Tekkaus said...

    It all boils down to how we cook the duck meat right? And of course the handling and the freshness of the duck is also very paramount.

    October 7, 2010 at 11:34 AM
  22. Tekkaus said...

    Ouh...so duck skin is the main ingredient in peking duck? Huh? Serious? :p

    October 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM
  23. Tekkaus said...

    2 style kai lan! Yeah right! And they can charge you more. Double. :p

    October 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM
  24. Tekkaus said...

    OMG! Even the man tou has duck meat. This is really a ducky restaurant. :)

    October 7, 2010 at 11:35 AM
  25. Tekkaus said...

    The custard that oozes out is making me salivating. The golden color make it look so damn luxurious. :)

    October 7, 2010 at 11:36 AM
  26. Tekkaus said...

    I must go there one day! haha :D

    October 7, 2010 at 11:36 AM
  27. khengsiong said...

    I often went to Jaya One when I studied in UTAR, but didn't try Duck King...

    October 7, 2010 at 12:11 PM
  28. lina said...

    Hungry!!!!

    October 7, 2010 at 12:50 PM
  29. [SK] said...

    i've never been there before leh.. but OMG, the food look very very very delicious!!

    October 7, 2010 at 12:50 PM
  30. lina said...

    Those duck slices sure makes me drool esp because I like duck. :D

    October 7, 2010 at 12:50 PM
  31. [SK] said...

    the roast duck and char siew, yeah, always high fat high cholesterol~~ but they are just too yummy to resist right?? :D

    October 7, 2010 at 12:51 PM
  32. [SK] said...

    fuyoh, that custard bun!! so tempting when seeing the custard flowing, or shall i say oooooooozing, out~~ :p

    October 7, 2010 at 12:52 PM
  33. HappySurfer said...

    The kailan dish looks yummy. That Peking duck dish is only one part of what can be made from Peking duck. If you dine or order a Peking duck, say in a Chinese restaurant in a 5-star hotel, the duck will be carved in front of you and served in three stages. It's quite an experience.

    October 7, 2010 at 3:06 PM
  34. Merryn said...

    u sure Duck King is still there? lol u took so long to post this out by the time we read it it might not be there anymore:P

    it happens to me once. I blogged bout Fireman in Curve.. the week after, they closed down @_@ lol..

    October 7, 2010 at 3:06 PM
  35. synical said...

    The one thing I noticed about the place was the duck on the sign outside kinda looks like it's flipping people off. Seriously.

    October 7, 2010 at 6:35 PM
  36. iamthewitch said...

    Ohhh I want the minced duck meat stuffed in deep fried mantou! It looks GORGEOUS! When are we going to eat at Duck King??

    October 7, 2010 at 10:07 PM
  37. Mei Teng said...

    I love Peking duck. One of my fav dishes. Love the one served by Duck King.

    October 7, 2010 at 10:10 PM
  38. Bananazஇ said...

    Strange! Unable to change the name to Beijing Duck? quack quack..haha

    October 7, 2010 at 11:15 PM
  39. Bananazஇ said...

    If Duck is King then Chicken would be Queen? chirp chirp..hehe

    October 7, 2010 at 11:16 PM
  40. Bananazஇ said...

    Ok Ok trying to be naughty, Bananaz lup crispy Peking Duck skin wrapped around with the sweet sauce oh nice..tQ

    October 7, 2010 at 11:20 PM
  41. bluedreamer27 said...

    oh i thought it is a pork teriyaki hehe

    October 7, 2010 at 11:42 PM
  42. bluedreamer27 said...

    i never had a chance to taste any duck dishes... except for the duck eggs...

    October 7, 2010 at 11:42 PM
  43. bluedreamer27 said...

    oh i saw how peking duck is being serve... i saw it being served as a whole duck whick looks quite creepy to me haha

    October 7, 2010 at 11:43 PM
  44. bluedreamer27 said...

    but just eat it moderately... coz you know... cholesterol rich foods are quite tempting LOL

    October 7, 2010 at 11:44 PM
  45. bluedreamer27 said...

    deep fried mantou?? sounds new to me... i like to eat plain mantou
    oh love the deserts ... especially that creamy custard filling... yum yum

    October 7, 2010 at 11:46 PM
  46. bluedreamer27 said...

    have a great day foong and happy blogging

    October 7, 2010 at 11:46 PM
  47. Pete said...

    This place was packed with customers when first open....didn't manage to eat there! LOL!

    October 7, 2010 at 11:50 PM
  48. poorprince said...

    You always keeps me craving for foods!! lol

    October 8, 2010 at 12:00 AM
  49. poorprince said...

    i thought those Chinese steamed bun were duck eggs

    October 8, 2010 at 12:01 AM
  50. poorprince said...

    that golden sand seems to be the best yummy

    October 8, 2010 at 12:03 AM
  51. poorprince said...

    have a great day

    October 8, 2010 at 12:04 AM
  52. Twilight said...

    This Duck King is always full house!

    October 8, 2010 at 12:37 PM
  53. Twilight said...

    Some bloggers complained it is pricey but if the menu is good, who cares!

    October 8, 2010 at 12:37 PM
  54. Twilight said...

    I agree that 'bao' is yummilicious! The colour looks good!!!!!!

    October 8, 2010 at 12:38 PM
  55. Twilight said...

    You took the photo in January, then the food is grossly EXPIRED!!!!!!!

    October 8, 2010 at 12:39 PM
  56. Twilight said...

    What is the next expired photo you wanna share? Quick FoongPC!

    October 8, 2010 at 12:39 PM
  57. Hanging lamps said...

    Wow very beautiful collection all is very important thanks for it.

    October 8, 2010 at 2:37 PM
  58. levian said...

    duck king sounds familiar, wonder if it is the same restaurant as what we have here. :D

    October 8, 2010 at 2:38 PM
  59. fufu said...

    oh... i wan peking duck!!!! yummy yummy :) but quite oily also

    October 8, 2010 at 9:08 PM
  60. foongpc said...

    caroline, yes the duck meat is nice!! The kailan looked different cos one was fried till crispy while the other was lightly stir fried.

    October 9, 2010 at 1:12 AM
  61. foongpc said...

    ladyviral, 3FC? haha! You should go and eat duck meat! : )

    October 9, 2010 at 1:12 AM
  62. foongpc said...

    reanaclaire, yes the mantou was delicious!! : )

    October 9, 2010 at 1:13 AM
  63. foongpc said...

    eric lee, yes the food was good and expensive! : )

    October 9, 2010 at 1:13 AM
  64. foongpc said...

    mNhL, Oh I didn't know Puchong also have Duck King outlet! You must go try! : )

    October 9, 2010 at 1:15 AM
  65. EastCoastLife said...

    I was at a Duck King Restaurant in Bandung, Indonesia last week. Wonder if they are the same management?

    October 9, 2010 at 3:20 PM
  66. Mariuca said...

    Hey Foong! :)I'm not much of a duck person but tasted before.. quite nice.. :)

    October 9, 2010 at 6:08 PM
  67. Mariuca said...

    But I do love kailan.. belacan or with ikan masin, oh my!

    October 9, 2010 at 6:08 PM
  68. Mariuca said...

    And that golden sand sure looks fluffy, dessert right? :)

    October 9, 2010 at 6:08 PM
  69. Mariuca said...

    Ok back to slaving away in da kitchen, see ya tonite!

    October 9, 2010 at 6:09 PM
  70. Monica said...

    omg the Golden Sand Bao looks sooooo
    yummylicious!!!

    October 9, 2010 at 9:01 PM
  71. Monica said...

    i love Roast Duck... i wanna go to Jaya One! :D

    October 9, 2010 at 9:03 PM
  72. Kelvin said...

    u should really try the peking duck in china, makes u wanna go back again and again.

    October 10, 2010 at 1:40 PM
  73. Ishmael Fischer Ahab said...

    Oh my...those foods are yummy! Thank goodness that I already had my lunch when I read this. ^_^

    October 11, 2010 at 12:10 PM
  74. lionelong said...

    wah, it really looks good la. burnt a hole in your pocket?

    October 11, 2010 at 10:06 PM
  75. bluedreamer27 said...

    hi foong, just dropping by here
    have agreat day and happy blogging

    October 12, 2010 at 12:44 AM
  76. Carol said...

    Nice foody items! have a great day ahead.

    October 12, 2010 at 2:48 PM
  77. Life Ramblings said...

    what a delightful spread, happy weekend.

    October 16, 2010 at 8:59 PM
  78. Impact said...

    The dinner party was really a mega event for all of you. The restaurant looks to be well decorated with the foods looking to be too yummy.

    October 22, 2010 at 5:27 PM
  79. New Baby Gifts said...

    Duck King- the name itself is so interesting that one would definitely stop by this restaurant to get an insight into the menu of this restaurant. The dishes are really yummy in look.

    October 26, 2010 at 8:31 PM
  80. QuaChee said...

    love this restaurant.. good food! ate a lot of time here.. till i realised tt there r a few other restaurants in klang valley that have gd duck & siew yok too. :)))

    November 23, 2010 at 12:46 PM