Monday, February 6, 2017

Elixir Kitchen @ Cheras

It's a carnivore's club at Elixir Kitchen, which promises plenty of pork & poultry, ham & sausages, beef, lamb & seafood, marinated in-house with a host of herbs & spices for a spike of flavour. Choose your protein from the restaurant's 'marketplace,' then have the kitchen grill, pan-fry or oven-bake your meat & fish, served fresh & hot to satiate the lust for flesh.

Start with a pork platter that encapsulates Elixir Kitchen's signature recipes: the thick-sliced belly strip (RM18.90) conveys a sweet-savoury succulence that'll have plenty of patrons licking their lips, while the hickory white wine chop (RM17.80) & Guinness-enhanced pork shoulder loin (RM17.80) have their merits too, with distinct seasonings that make an impression.


There's no lack of sausages to tempt us here, though the most luscious recommendation might be the ,Ed Nord bratwurst. Ham is also worthwhile, with black pepper (RM13.80) telegraphing a nice zing & apple roast (RM13.90) bearing a subtle uplift.


Cajun-spiced chicken (RM12.90), rosemary Aussie lamb shoulder (RM17.90), NZ beef rib-eye (RM33.80), each executed with care & respect for the produce, measuring up to the restaurant's tagline of 'all about herbs & spices' - Elixir Kitchen was busy on a Wednesday night, a testament to how it manages to juggle the twin demands of satisfactory food & reasonable prices. 

 The choices prove comprehensive enough that the bounty of the ocean is represented too - tiger grouper (RM29.80) is foil-baked for maximum moistness, while squid (RM15.80) is fired up for a tasty charred chew. Even the side orders are well-thought-out & interesting; check out the purple coleslaw (RM6.90) & a lovely fruit salad brimming with dragonfruit, berries & more (RM9.80). Beer is available to complement the caveman-worthy meat; many thanks to Elixir Kitchen for having us here.

Elixir Kitchen
69-G Jalan Temenggung 19/9, Seksyen 9, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, Selangor. 
Mon-Fri, 1130am-10pm; Sat-Sun, 9am-10pm. Tel: 03-9010-0407


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12 comments:

  1. Definitely one place that I would love to go but Cheras... Sigh!!!!

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, it's quite a distance for some of us who don't live in cheras! ;)

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  2. Meat, meat....and more meat! I like what I see...can't wait to try. This has a similar concept to Anne Elizabeth which (unfortunately) didn't quite turn out as good as I had hoped. I see this one uses lots of herbs and spices...maybe that would make a difference! ^_*

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    1. Contact.ewew: hopefully you like Elixir Kitchen! Ya, I felt the focus on the herbs and spices here helped to elevate the meat significantly ;)

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  3. A lot of protein! I will go with the lamb shoulder and pork belly. :D

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    1. CK: the pork belly is a good choice!!! ;) heheh, yeah, protein to build muscles ;)

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  4. That pork belly strip looks good..!

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    1. Baby Sumo: I'd happily devour the entire belly :D

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  5. Meat seem very affordably priced and the pork belly was nicely grilled with beautiful char marks.

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    1. Choi Yen: yeah, I guess that's why by the time we left, they were almost full on a Wednesday night! :D

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  6. Ah! Nary a carb in sight! All those well seasoned and spiced meat sure are mouth watering. Coleslaw happens to be my favorite accompaniment to grilled meat. YUM!

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    1. Phong Hong: heheh, you're right, the protein to carb ratio is quite glaring here! I like salad leaves to accompany my meat - maybe some arugula! ;)

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