6 Best Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market Food in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Johor Bahru has many night markets that operate almost every day of the week. Johor Jaya Night Market is one of the best night market in Johor.

Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market has more than 100 stalls. It is a food paradise that should be visited by every foodie. Every Tuesday at Jalan Dedap 13, from 4 – 10 p.m.

Here’s a list of food items you must try when visiting Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market.

01.Polo Buns

Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market has a great selection of polo buns. Because of the perfect combination between hot polo buns, cold creamy butter, and ice fire pineapple buns, the stall’s polo buns are called “Ice Fire Pineapple bun”. These two ingredients make a great companion, as the hot polo rolls will melt the cold cream butter to add saltiness. You can ask for butter substitutes from the owner if butter is not your preferred flavor.

As a suggestion, eat the polo bun warm to enjoy the perfect combination of hot and cold textures.

02.Fried Chicken with Salted Egg Gravy

To attract customers’ attention, the stall owner uses humor to name his stall. His stall was called Xian Dan Chao Ren (literally Ultraman) and he also named his products Xian Dan Zha Ji Kuai (Fried Chicken Coated With Salted Egg Gravy). You will be able to see the long queue and taste how delicious their Fried Chicken Coated With Salted Egg Gravy.

Fried Chicken Coated With Salted Egg Gravy is prepared fresh on the spot. This ensures that the chicken remains tender and retains its original texture. The stall owner will first fry all the chicken pieces marinated and then let them cool. The stall owner will continue to prepare the salted eggs sauce by cooking the pre-made salted eggs sauce with some curry gravy.

The curry gravy adds a touch of spice to the sweet salty egg sauce. This is very appetizing. After the chicken is fried, the owner of the stall will combine the special salted eggs sauce with the chicken pieces and sell them.

Salted Egg Chicken will keep everyone hooked with its crispy chicken pieces and special sweet, savory, and spicy salted eggs sauce.

Fried Pumpkin Slices with Salted Egg Sauce are also available at the stall. The pumpkin slices are soft and sweet in every bite. The salted egg sauce adds saltiness to help milden the pumpkin’s sweetness.

03.Roasted Ducks

Johor Jaya Tuesday night market also features a stall selling delicious roasted ducks. We bet you won’t resist this little slice of heaven with its perfectly roasted golden brown skin as well as the juicy flesh. These roasted ducks are not like the usual roasted ducks that are baked in the oven. Instead, they are prepared using the traditional closed oven method.

This ensures that the duck meat is cooked slowly so the flesh and fats are well incorporated. These roasted ducks are very tender and juicy.

The owner of the stall will apply a layer maltose glaze to these roasted ducks before they are hung and taken to the Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market. The maltose glaze adds a unique flavor to the roasted ducks and gives them a shiny finish that makes them look great.

04.Traditional Kuehs

Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market is known for its mobile kueh stand that offers a wide variety of kueh. The owner of the stall stated that the kuehs would only be made from natural ingredients to ensure quality and taste. There would be no preservatives or flavorings, nor colourings. 

You might also like their sweet kuehs: Ang Koo Kueh (Sweet Bean Paste wrapped with Sticky Glutinous Flour Skin), Kuih Lapis (“Sweet Layered Kuih”), Seri Muka Pulut (“Layed Steamed Glutinous Rice) and Honeycomb Bread. There are also great savory kuehs available at the stall. There are many options for savory kuehs: dumplings, currypuff, Or Kueh (Steamed Savory Yamcake), and Chwee Kueh, a Teochew Style Steamed Rice Cake).

You can try their kuehs if you arrive at Johor Jaya Tuesday night market earlier. Their kuehs are very popular with both locals and tourists.

The kueh stall usually sells out within an hour. You will see that the owners of this stall have already packed all the empty kueh tray and fled the night market by 6PM.

05.Hakka Lei Cha

The only place in Johor Jaya that sells Hakka Lei Cha is this stall. It is believed that this Hakka lei cha can benefit all customers because it contains a large amount of roasted nuts and seeds, as well as Chinese herbal medicine. This soup is a street food and should be eaten with rice and a variety of vegetarian side dishes like pickled radish, tofu and leafy vegetables.

You can try their Hakka Lei Cha if you arrive earlier than usual as they are very popular.

Although the stall is open from 4PM, all Hakka Lei Chas are usually sold out by 6:15PM. Don’t worry, the stall owner will bring the second batch of Hakka Lei Chas in at 7:15PM along with all side dishes.

06.Penang Laksa

Everyone will be captivated by the Penang laksa broth’s aroma and spiciness, before they arrive at the Johor Jaya Tuesday Night Market Penang laksa stand. This Penang laksa stall has been in operation for 20 years and serves delicious Penang laksa as well as great ice kacang to all of their customers.

You can choose to add rice vermicelli or rice noodles to your laksa bowl. Each of these noodles can be made to have a different texture. You can choose the rice vermicelli if you prefer a soft texture. However, if you prefer a chewier texture, the rice noodle is for you.

The Penang Laksa broth, on the other hand has a balanced concentration that is neither too concentrated nor watery. While enjoying the Penang Laksa soup, you can taste the mackerel fishflakes.

The laksa broth is made with more assam, which makes it taste more bitter than regular laksa. Each Penang Laksa bowl comes with a generous selection of side dishes, including sliced cucumbers, onions and pineapples.

Let me tell you a secret! There are actually many delicacies in Johor Jaya, Malaysia. You should visit the market yourself to taste some local delicacies.

Do you want to be there as soon as possible? SGMYTRIP can help you with transportation. They provide taxi to JB (Johor Bahru). They can pick us up at our home, our office or anywhere else. You can also ask the driver to drop you directly in front the Johor Jaya Night Market.

You can also use their Singapore to Malaysia taxi service, if you have to travel to other states. You don’t have to worry about anything once you get on the car. You can easily reach your destination. Make some people who don’t own a car will find it so easy!

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