638 Veerasamy Road
Stall 6 Yi He Eating House
Singapore 200638

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Friday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

Saturday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

Sunday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

Wednesday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

Thursday:
06:45am - 02:00pm

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PSA call in advance to order then just collect when you arrive

So they will ask you if you want innards. I tot it's like add on but apparently no. Nonetheless because I didn't get innards I got a lot of pork slices and minced pork so not complaining

The food was really good but I didn't have the best experience here. They told me the wait was 25mins, in the end waited for 45mins. Standing there no seat...

Nonetheless, the porridge was clean but spiked with sweetness and sourness from the pickled veg. Ingredients were cooked well too. It wasn't super savoury but the balance of flavours were immaculate and super addictive. The spring onions and fried spring onions were very fragrant too despite leaving it there for a while.

They honestly deserve a queue, I would have thought they're good enough to be worth 25mins queue. But 45mins is really pushing it. Still it's one of the best and most unique yet familiar ones I've had

The best time to come is on a weekday morning. I arrived just slightly before eight and there were plenty of empty tables around.
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There are different combinations of pork, chicken, sliced fish and cuttlefish with a basic bowl (no egg) starting at $3.50.
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I ordered the pork porridge and added-on both an egg and century egg for $4.50. After making payment, I was given a slip of paper with a number on it. I sat at a nearby table and waited for the corresponding number to flash on the digital screen to pick up my order.
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The number I got was 19 while the number on the screen is 16. It took about five minutes for my order to be ready.
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My bowl of porridge came topped with youtiao, spring onion, and fried shallots. Other than the egg and century egg, I discovered pork slices, pig's liver and even two precious slices of pig's stomach below.
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Being a typical bowl of Hainanese porridge, the grainy texture is thus not as smooth as Cantonese porridge but the richness of the egg yolk gave it some creaminess.
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Taste wise, the porridge is well-seasoned without the need for more seasonings. I even tasted tung choi (preserved vegetable) in it. Light soya sauce and pepper are provided in squeeze bottles but I did not touch them.
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Read more: https://thedeadcockroach.blogspot.com/2021/04/johor-road-boon-kee-pork-porridge-blk.html?m=1

I decided to give Johor Road Boon Kee Pork Porridge a try as Mui Siong Bak Chor Mee is closed when I went down on Sat (😩) and I can’t decide what is more surprising: 1) having to wait 1 hour plus for the porridge, or 2) how gooood it actually is😍!

I ordered Mixed Pork Porridge with Century Egg ($4.50) which comes with sliced pork, meat ball, pork liver, pork stomach and century egg. Although this is not the super fine kind of porridge, it is still very smooth, fragrant and flavourful.

The pork liver is slightly pink and crunchy, and the handmade meat ball is well seasoned. Each component is well-executed and there is no porky aftertaste. My only grouse is that the youtiao is quite soggy - wish there is more crisp to it.

I tried this without any expectations and I must say that I’m pretty impressed - glad the long wait paid off!

I heard these folks were good, but didn't expect so good. Yes the porridge and the pork were fine, but their trick really is an old one - they whack flavours, in the form of lard, garlic, spring onion, tung choy and a raw egg. And humans can't resist these.

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What you can expect is Hainanese style of porridge, which is of a thicker and grainier texture than Cantonese style which is cooked till very smooth.

Rest assured this is a nourishing, filling, belly-warming bowl, and you would find the texture much-thicker than the usual ones.

The grains are still slightly distinguishable, but yet it is overly still smooth.

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Had #porkporridge on a rainy day lunchtime today with my colleague. This has been on my food radar for sometime. Happy with it. $3 per bowl and has generous portion of ingredients. First time trying so didnt know to upsize is just $0.50 for Big. 🤦🏻‍♀️ So we chose small. This is at 638 Veerasamy Road. Its near Jalan Besar Mrt Exit B.

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