Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 － Liver & Kidney Mee Sua
Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品 stall a.k.a. Seng Kee Mee Sua (成基麵線) serves a wide variety of soups ranging from black chicken herbal to ginseng pig brain soups but they are most famous for their kidney mee sua (wheat vermicelli).
Boon and I were at Kaki Bukit Food Centre last week but did not get to eat the Kidney Mee Sua so we came again this week during a more “normal” hour at about 8.30pm. Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup stall was busy and we had to wait quite a while before our tonic meal arrived.
Boon had the large portion of Kidney Mee Sua (background in the photo above) which had other ingredients like sliced pork and liver. I am not a fan of kidneys. I think they smell of ammonia if not prepared properly. I am still ill and do not have much appetite so I was not going to take the chance and let urine ordor spoil it. I stuck to what is acceptable – sliced pork and livers. Too bad they didn’t have minced pork in this dish. I would have loved some in my standard portion order, well, I would have loved to have a lot of minced pork, actually!
The soup was not visually appealing – dark and slightly murky. It had not too strong herbal aroma in medium bodied broth with a hint of Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica herb). I found the liver slightly overdone as I prefer thicker cuts and 80% cooked but the thinly sliced pork was tender and toothsome. I also liked it that the mee sua had soaked in the flavour from the soup and was soft, almost but not completely mushy. Not much mastication was needed for the wheat noodle making it the ideal meal for a sick person. I enjoyed it very much and wished I had ordered the large portion.
Seng Kee Black Herbal Chicken Soup 成基黑鸡捕品
Address: Kaki Bukit 511 Market and Food Centre.
#01-31/32, 511 Bedok North Street 3.
Happy eating and bonding 🙂
Btw, Steven said the BBQ Stingray in the middle row of this food centre is nice. That’ll be for another occasion when I visit again.
P.S. It has been raining heavily lately and rumours had it that cloud seeding was introduced so that on 9th August, it’ll be “rainless” for our National Day Parade! 🙂