Do not get confused with this stall’s name, which may remind you of another Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant

“Mu Liang Zai” Liang Kee Teochew Seafood was founded by Teochew immigrant Ng Bak Liang, and currently run by fifth son Ng Hong Seng.

With more than 30 years of history, they claim they are THE original Liang Kee Teochew.

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This Teochew eatery is located along Bukit Merah Lane 1, tucked in a coffee shop near Alexandra Village Food Centre.

I heard from auntie they relocated several times over the past 4 decades (previously from Sunset Way), but originally was built along the Singapore River where Ellenborough Market used to stand.

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Up to now, their offerings remain traditional, though they have also added some zi char fare to the menu.

There’s enough chicken, meat, veggies, egg, beancurd, soup, and noodle dishes to spoil you with choices.

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They have several fish offerings with choices like Pomfret, Garoupa, Kurau, Red Snapper, and Threadfin Fish Tail (available at market price).

What’s nice is you also get to pick the cooking methods, such as Teochew Steam, Hong Kong Style Steam, Deep-Fried, Sweet & Sour, Fried, and Poached with Leek.

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My favourite dish was easily the Fried Fresh Oyster with Egg ($14, $18).

When presented, you would find soft, comforting eggs like a blanket, and you would find fresh oysters hidden beneath.

The oysters, lightly fried to retain their succulence, paired wonderfully with the eggs. There was also a touch of sambal that added more flavours.

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Another Teochew-style menu standout is the Fried Prawn Rolls Hei Zho.

The pieces were packed with a mixture of minced prawns and finely chopped ingredients, wrapped tightly in beancurd skin, and fried to achieve a crispy exterior with packed, flavorful interior.

I also liked that the ingredients tasted substantial and not starchy.

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While not traditionally Teochew, Liang Kee’s rendition of Sweet & Sour Pork ($14, $28) was one of the best I tried recently.

The pork was tender, coated in a crisp batter (not overly thick as as well) that held up well against the tangy and sweet sauce.

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I also had the Teochew Style Cai Pu Guo Tiao ($8, $14, $20), featuring stir-fried flat noodles with preserved radish (cai po). Not missing the wok-hei

You get some of the saltiness of the preserved radish with the subtle smoky flavours of the noodles, enhanced with bits of egg, and crunchiness of greens.

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For dessert, they have got the quintessential Yam Paste ($14, $28). Shall order it if I get enough friends to share.

While many authentic Teochew food can only be found in restaurants, you get more value-for-money dishes here from a stall.

Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Seafood has moved several times. If you are missing them, you know where to head to now.

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Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Seafood 亮記
127 Bukit Merah Lane 1, Singapore 150127
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5pm – 10pm (Tues – Sun), Closed Mon

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