Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Mang Kiko's Lechon, Lau Pa Sat

Mang Kiko's Lechon, lechon rice

This stall (18 Raffles Quay, Stall #27 Lau Pa Sat Festival Market) was brought to my attention by a Filipino colleague at work. Mang Kiko's Lechon basically serves roasted pork (lechon) and chicken on a rotisserie.

The food stood out. Roast pork belly was quite similar Chinese roast pork but had a much more smokey aroma from the roast. These guys were quite generous with the portions as well. Which might or might not be a good thing since roast meat was laced with quite a bit of fat. Some of the skin was a little tough though. Chicken was well roasted, greasy and had breast meat which was surprisingly tender. Loved the spicy vinegar and a black sauce - which tasted much like dark soya sauce. There was an aroma from chilli though it wasn't really spicy. On the side, there was also a sour and garlicky soup that one could have free refills on. Needless to say, we're going to come back.

Mang Kiko's Lechon, chicken

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