Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun


Quite like the ever-popular Chee Cheong Fun, the Hong Kong version is made from rice noodles. A thin flat piece is rolled up with a filling of prawns, barbecued pork (char siew) or chicken, and vegetables, or other ingredients. It is served with sweet soy sauce and is sometimes more sweet than savoury. What makes a good Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun is when the noodle is smooth or wat, and not grainy. Most important of all is the accompanying sambal or chilli paste cooked in oil, which can make or break a dish. Because it is part of the dim sum range, it is almost always found in dim sum shops. We have included the more popular of these shops, and others, in our tasting.

Try these:

Kafe Sentosa (Ria)
33 Tingkat Taman Ipoh, Ipoh Garden South.
Small – RM2.60 and big – RM3.30 for both prawn and char siew.
Rice noodle is very smooth and sauce not too sweet.

Ming Court Hong Kong Tim Sum (05-2557134)
32-36 Jalan Leong Sin Nam (New Town), 6.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.,
Thursdays closed.
Two varieties – prawn and char siew – RM2.80
Rice noodle is smooth.

Restoran Yoke Fook Moon (05-2416589)
67-69, Jalan Leong Sin Nam (New Town),
6.00 a.m.-1.30 p.m. & 6.30-10.30 p.m.
RM3.60 for char siew

Restoran Foh San (05-2540308)
51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam (New Town).
RM3.50+ for char siew and prawn.

New Hollywood Restaurant (Pork Free)
38, Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, Canning Garden.
Chicken or prawn – RM3.20

3 thoughts on “Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun

  1. have you ever try hong kong chee cheong fun with very delicious tasty sambal belacan.i can say its very perfect and great taste that ever try before.i cannot tell how delicious until you try yourself.once you order hong kong chee cheong fun, the seller with provide you a little bit sambal belacan in the spoon.but its not enough if you like spicey.you must ask more sambal.you reaally have to try.the stall is only located in Bercham . the restaurant is inside restaurant LEI YEN.when you get there the was too many noodle stall.its so easy to get there.beside this lie yen restaurant is MAGNUM.but once you get there you must try hong kong chee cheong fun with sambal belacan.you will wont regret.go and try…….hong kong chee cgeong fun……..

    1. Thanks for the tip. We will check it out. If only more people would write in to give us tips, I wouldn’t be scrambling for stalls and food to review.


  2. Chee Cheong Fun is a remarkable Chinese dish, I started to love Chee Cheong Fun when I first ate it in the early 60s. An old Chinese man use to stop at the back of my house in Birch Gardens, Ipoh. All my neighbours use to carry a plate so that the seller could dish the CCF into the plates. The sours was delicious and the CCF was very tasty. It only cost us about 40cents then, simple and straight forward, unlike today, CCF is a very elaborated as they incorporate many other food stuffs.

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