By Kar Yeong
Serai has met with big success since it first opened its doors several years ago at the Empire Shopping Gallery in Subang.
It was no surprise then that their next business venture i.e. Serai Thai Restaurant in Seksyen 3 of Shah Alam would be another resounding success.
The restaurant is tucked-away in a quiet residential area where parking is thankfully plentiful. The interior of the restaurant is both simple yet comfortable.
The menu is typically Southern Thai with some Malaysian influences. First up was the Tomyam Seafood, priced at RM14 for a small bowl.
It had quite a decent spice level and while it wasn’t the most flavourful tomyam out there, it was more than satisfying, and had enough of the necessary goodies inside to carry the unique flavour of tomyam through.
The brinjal with belacan, priced at RM10 for a small plate, was the most outstanding of the night, beautifully executed with the perfect balance of sweetness from the brinjal complemented by the pungent flavours of the belacan, and the salty-crispy bits of chopped, dried shrimp that the vegetable was topped with.
The deep-fried squid with salted egg, at RM12 for a small dish perfect for two, was lip-smackingly good too. They definitely did not skimp on the salted egg, giving the squid an exquisite taste.
The dinner for two was more than pleasing at Serai Thai, where you can be assured of good food at a fair price in a comfortable setting.
Happy dining, everyone!
5, Jalan Cendana 3/13a,
40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
GPS: 3.075940, 101.509329
This article first appeared in kyspeaks.com