Satay

Satay is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with peanut sauce. Satay may consist of diced or sliced chicken, goat, mutton, beef, pork, fish, other meats, or tofu. These are grilled or barbecued over a wood or charcoal fire, then served with various spicy seasonings. Some famous satay restaurants in Melaka are Sunkee Hainanese Satay (non-halal), Sun May Hiong Satay (non-halal), Restoran Lineclear Kampung Jawa (halal).

Coconut Shake

Coconut shake is highly popular in Melaka and if you are a tourist, you can never miss this. The coconut shake is essentially made up of coconut water and meat blended with ice. For special order, you can choose to add vanilla ice-cream as a topping for your drink. The first and original coconut shake of Melaka is located at Klebang but there are other similar shops beginning to emerge in Melaka as well.

Asam Pedas

This spicy and sour stew of meat is widely known in Peninsula Malaysia. Usually eaten with rice, the dish is prepared with tamarind and chili and cooked with mackerel or stingray. Depending on the region, some may add lady’s fingers and tomatoes to enhance the food. In Melaka, some of the best asam pedas can be found in Kota Laksamana.