You have heard of black pepper steak, black pepper crab, but how about black pepper char siew?
This stall at the popular Maxwell Food Centre serves unique black pepper roast pork and chicken, quite unheard of at other hawker centres. Although this stall has been around for the last 12 years, few have actually talked about it.
The Black Pepper Char Siew Dumpling Noodles ($4.50) resembled those versions served in Hong Kong – Yellow springy noodles topped with thickly sliced char siew and leafy kai lan on side.
I was surprised that the black pepper was not over-powering as I would have imagined it to be (like in black pepper crab). In fact, the marinate was purposefully done lightly so that children would be able to enjoy the dish as well.
Black Pepper Char Siew Rice & Noodle, 1 Kadayanallur Street , #01-42 Maxwell Food Centre