How many of you out there ever see a real crocodile? Now in our country there’s a crocodile farm located at Sabah. The place is a sanctuary for crocodile breeding place for commercial purpose. Skins were harvested for commercial use where they usually export to European country’s leather goods maker. The skins are highly priced because of its texture and also the character of it which differs from each crocs.
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Though the skins were harvested for leather goods, the meats were sold for consumption. It is actually sent to PJ Krocies Seafood Restaurant to promote and sell it. Krocies restaurant specialises in crocodile cuisine. When they initially started, it is pretty controversial where all the environmentalist as questioning their legality. Currently they are in the business for more than 50 years. They have farms in Sandakan, Tuaran and Langkawi. All the crocs were farm grown and fed on chickens and fish.
The meat were initially sell in night markets. The meats in ancient Chinese medical history is famous to cure asthma. Yes! Curing Asthma.
This is a sample of the packing and cooking guide for the crocodile soup. I don’t read Chinese so I can’t tell you what soup is this.
It combines with other various Chinese Medicine Herbs that brings out the medical values of it to the max.
Aside from the standard crocodile jerkies, there are other type of foods can be made from the crocodile meat.
Crocodile Meat Floss.
If I don’t tell you what is that, you obviously will clear the whole plate and thinking it was a pork floss. It taste pretty close like it. Just that it is harder in texture. At Krocies they continue to research further how to promote crocodile meats.
Crocodile meats are proven much healthier and good for our health.
BBQ Croc Meat Cook In 3 Varieties
Per dish cost RM35 on ala carte.
Roasted crocodile meat. Taste like lean meat char siew. It is tender and come with a little soft bones where it is pretty good to be chewed on.
This is another alternate version of the fried meats. It resemble deep fried roast pork.
Braised Croc Palm with Sea Cucumber RM120
The crocodile finger which having a texture like braised sea cucumber and exactly same texture. Taste wise is the sauce that is the main flavour.
Tofu Croc Meat With Fish Maw – RM25
The tofu are just the ordinary tofu which then laden with a starchy sauce that cooked with crab sticks and fish maw. The meats were mixed into the sauce and you can barely feel that you are eating the crocodile meat. There are no smell or what so ever that tells you inside got the croc meat. Like chicken, there are no smell also.
Croc meat with ginger and spring onion – RM15
Croc Tongue with Garlic
Special 5 Croc Meat Combination – RM120
Crispy and fragrant spare parts minced then fried.
Fried Croc Meat With Ginger – RM15
The meat were crispy and fragrant. Just like thinly sliced pork deep fried.This is a great companion for an ice cool beer.
Deep Fried Asparagus with Salted Egg Yolks Battered
Braised black mushroom
Crocodile Head Soup – RM350 for 10 pax.
The whole crocodile head in the pot.
Just look at the teeth. Still sharp and look lively.
The soup is not just boiled on its own. It requires an advance booking. Combination of Chinese herbs and special skill in preparing it are required in order to bring the full potential of its nutritious value. The taste of the soup is similar to white radish soup. The clear and milky color soup is a combination of 2 types of soup cooked for a long hour. Nothing is wasted from the whole croc. This soup is good for asthma patient. If you take this for a long term eventually you will be cured completely. The meat can be eaten too and it is tender as a pork ribs. But during the review, the girls already freak out when see the croc head submerge in the pot.
Top Grade Light Soya Sauce Pan Fried Noodle
If all the above is not enough or not thinking to take any rice, this is a good choice to begin or end with. The thin noodle is like thick rice vermicelli but softer texture. Each slice are coated with superior soya sauce and pan fried to perfection.
If you happen to accompany your friend or family to eat here and don’t have the courage for exotics range, you can go for their pork or chicken selections. Krocies is just like any other Tai Chow restaurant that served all kind of Chinese foods.
Krocies also sell to customers Chinese Medicine Crocodile Herb which is good for asthma especially. Other than that, we also sell frozen croc meat, croc ribs, croc tail and other parts for those who wants to cook at home. For all these, can contact Andrew 0123233728 KL & PG and Jimmy 0127870087 JB
Krocies Seafood Restaurant
40 Jalan SS2/10
47300 Petaling Jaya