Jason Penang Cuisine – Michelin Bib Gourmand Stall With Authentic Penang Fare

Glen Lai
Glen Lai
June 26, 2024

Michelin Bib Gourmand 2024 features 81 establishments, and you might be wondering what to try first. Well, if you love the flavours of Penang, Jason Penang Cuisine should be at the top of your list!

Jason, the owner, has over 30 years of culinary experience under his belt. He was even the British High Commissioner’s Resident Chef for 14 years! He then decided to open up this stall with his wife to serve authentic Penang cuisine. The menu is simple and lean with only 6 items. His bestsellers — the Penang Char Kway Teow, Assam Laksa and Prawn Noodle Soup — only costs $4 each!

Frying Char Kway Teow

Cutting Noodles

Penang’s version of Char Kway Teow is well known for its wok-hei and use of creamy duck eggs. The version here has a nice smokiness and char, albeit lacking a little in creaminess as chicken eggs are used instead. The seared bits of lap cheong here act like little treasure troves of flavour, elevating the dish.

Penang Char Kway Teow


Jason’s Penang Assam Laksa uses Yellowtail Fish, as opposed to the more common Mackerel. The broth is very appetising, with citrusy notes from tamarind and a lovely savouriness from prawn paste. I can easily demolish an entire bowl of this all by myself.

Penang Assam Laksa

Penang Assam Laksa Broth

Penang Assam Laksa Noodles

In addition to prawn shells, pork ribs are used to make the Prawn Noodle broth. This combination brings about a robust, full-bodied, and rich broth that carries a light sweetness. You can mix in some chilli paste for a kick of spiciness.

Penang Prawn Noodle

Penang Prawn Noodle Broth

Prawn Noodles

Prawn Noodle Chilli

If you’d like a taste of Penang, without having to travel all the way there, head to Jason Penang’s Cuisine ! The affordable and Michelin-approved options here will put a smile on your face !

Jason Penang Cuisine

Address: ABC Brickworks Market & Food Centre, 6 Jalan Bukit Merah, #01-112, Singapore 150006

Opening Hours: Wed-Sun 11 am–2 pm, 5:30–8 pm

MissTamChiak.com made anonymous visit and paid its own meal at the stall featured here.