Thursday, 29 August 2019

Clementi Tze Char – Delicious Hearty Tze Char [MEDIA INVITE]

Marmite Chicken

Calling for the residents in the West Coast area, Clementi Tze Char (‘CTC’) has been sizzling their wok and ready to tantalise your taste buds. Located at Tastebud Foodcourt by Jus Delish Group Singapore you can look forward to hearty and delicious Tze Char dishes.

Clementi Tze Char

One of their signature dishes is KL Hokkien Mee ($4.50). This dark colour noodle dish made popular in KL but well-liked by diners in Singapore as well. The version at CTC uses thick noodles like the one in KL, which have a QQ texture with a solid noodle bite in it. It is stir-fried with pork lard and pork oil, covered with thick, sweet and tasty dark soy sauce to inducing the signature Wok Hei together with the umami punch. If you are a huge fan of pork lard like us, you might want to ask for more when you order this dish.

KL Hokkien Mee

KL Hokkien Mee

Marmite Chicken ($10 for Small, $14 for Medium, $18 for Large). Diced chicken thigh meat cooked with marmite sauce. The chicken is tender and succulent, while the marmite sauce really shines and absorbs into the chicken. You can easily finish one plate of rice with this dish alone. I called it a “rice thief” dish.

Marmite Chicken 

Nyonya (Assam) Fish Head ($20). We had a choice of curry fishhead or assam fishhead, which are their speciality. We decided on the latter. At first, I was sceptical as I saw the fishhead are not fully cover with assam sauce. So, I tried to spread the sauce evenly on the fish.

Nyonya (Assam) Fish Head
The fishhead is fresh and the assam sauce is thick and intense. I like the tanginess from the chopped pineapple, tomato and the sharp flavour from the lemon leaf. To my surprise, the assam sauce manage to penetrate into the fish meat. It was a very good dish and the sauce goes well with a plate of white rice.

Nyonya (Assam) Fish Head

Jiang Nan Sheng Mian ($6). LD favourite Tze Char dish. The egg noodle is fried till crispy and covered with seafood egg gravy. The gravy is filled with solid seafood flavour and the gooey texture helps it to cling on to the noodles. Yum Yum.

Jiang Nan Sheng Mian

Jiang Nan Sheng Mian - The Crispy Noodle

Imperial Prosperity Chicken (帝王富贵鸡). One of the dishes that is in the pipeline. The kampong chicken is steamed with Chinese herbs such as Dang Gui (当归), goji berry (杞子), Yu zhu (玉竹), Pao shen (泡参), Dang shen (当参) and many more. The chicken is tender, succulent and the flesh easily fall off the bones. The best part of the dish is the broth that is infused with the Chinese herbs and essence of the chicken. It is savoury, gelatinous and tastes healthy. Superb.

Imperial Prosperity Chicken

Imperial Prosperity Chicken

Overall, from the dishes that we tried at CTC, we find the food to be hearty and delicious. Do take note that CTC dishes can be bold and tasty. Give this place a try if you are around Clementi or West Coast side of Singapore. Cheers!!

Check out their Facebook Page for their promotion. Thank you very much to Royston and CTC team for hosting us.

 Food: 7.25/10
Value: 8/10
Service: N/A (Tasting Invitation)
Ambiance: Coffeeshop
Budget per Person: $0 - $10, $11 - $25

Clementi Tze Char
Blk 208C Clementi Ave 6
#01-01. Tastebud Foodcourt.
Singapore 123208

T: +65 9115 8807
OH:
Mon – Fri: 11.00 – 14.30; 16.30 – 23.00
Sat & Sun: 11.00 – 23.00


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