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Travel up the Scoville scale with these tongue-numbing dishes that are not designed for the faint-hearted

Deliciously torturous, these are some of the spiciest dishes you will find in the Klang Valley. Approach with caution.

Related: Editors' Picks: The Best Spicy Dishes In The Klang Valley

1. Seafood Hotpot @ Fatt Kee Roast Fish

Fatt Kee Roast Fish is a popular spot for their bubbling pots of broth filled to the brim with all manner of fish, shellfish and other types of seafood. It also challenges your tolerance with broths that come with eight levels of spiciness, the higher the number, the spicier it is.

Many take the safe route and settle for 1 but if you dare, go higher and test your endurance. 

Fatt Kee Roast Fish 發记招牌特色烤鱼 | 25, Lorong Yap Hin, Off Jalan Pasar, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur | +6016 916 3999 | Monday-Sunday, 12pm-12am

2. Ayam Gepuk @ Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus

The sambal that sits atop the fried chicken is composed of 400 chilies. A proud staple from the Yogajakarta region in Indonesia, the chicken is marinated with a medley of herbs before being deep-fried and smashed, giving it ample crunch to complement the potent sambal.

Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus | Multiple locations 

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3. Tom Yum Boat Noodles @ Little Rara Thai Noodle House

Tom yum has always been reliable when it comes to a spicy dish. The tom yum boat noodles here are topped with fresh seafood and three egg yolks that cling to your noodles for that creamy texture. And while it might not be terribly spicy—although you can still expect to work up a sweat—it surely ranks high when it comes to taste. 

Little Rara Thai Noodle House |  Multiple locations

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4. Chilli Pan Mee @ Super Kitchen

One of the most famous pan mee spots in the valley, Super Kitchen's Dry Chilli Pan Mee stands out for its chilli mix. Fortunately, despite the spiciness, it doesn't overpower the taste of the rest of the ingredients, making this a really satisfying bowl of noodles

Super Kitchen Chilli Pan Mee | Multiple locations | chillipanmee.com

5. Deep Fried Spicy Chicken with Dried Chilli @ De Hunan

Hunan cuisine is known for its hot and spicy flavours and this fried chicken is sure to intimidate some thanks to the super generous serving of dried chilli.

De Hunan | Multiple locations

6. Mala @ Xiao Long Kan Hotpot

Spice enthusiasts know that mala is a must-have and Xiao Long Kan Hotpot does not disappoint. Go all the way by opting for the extreme level of spiciness. There are some ingredients here not commonly found in other hot pot restaurants in the Klang Valley, among them Crystal Glass Duck and pork brains, which are a delicacy in Chengdu, China. 

Xiao Long Kan Hotpot | Lot 03, Block D, 179 Fahrenheit, 88, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur | +6010 220 9618 | Monday-Sunday, 12pm-12am

Related: Guide to the Best Hot Pot Restaurants in the Klang Valley

 

7. Pan Mee @ Shi Fu Wantan Mee

The pan mee at Shi Fu Wantan Mee has been described as the "spiciest pan mee in the world". The restaurant even placed a warning sign at every table cautioning diners.

Shi Fu Wantan Mee Restaurant | 18, Jalan Manis 4, Taman Bukit Segar, 56100 Kuala Lumpur | +603 9131 4362 | Monday-Sunday, 8:30am-10pm

8. Nasi Pedas @ Kotak Plus SS15

Kotak Plus went viral for its spicy Ayam Geprek but this Nasi Pedas goes the whole nine yards, giving you the signature Ayam Geprek, vegetables, sweet ikan bilis, peanuts and tempeh. For those who want more spice, add a serving of sambal petai made with ghost peppers, which are one of the spiciest peppers in the world.

Kotak Plus SS15 | 10, Jalan SS 15/8b, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya | +603 5611 7778 | kotakplus.com | Monday-Sunday, 11am-9:45pm

9. Freaking Hot Fried Chicken @ Nene Chicken

Korean fried chicken has garnered a popular following in recent years and Nene Chicken is one of many South Korean brands that has landed in Malaysia. Its Freaking Hot Fried Chicken is a must-try for those who loved fried chicken with a real kick—and yes, it tastes as fiery as it looks!

Nene Chicken | Sunway Putra Mall, 100, Jalan Putra, Chow Kit, 50350 Kuala Lumpur | +6018 205 2323 | Monday-Sunday, 10am-8pm

10. Ayam Penyet @ Ayam Penyet Surabaya

Another Indonesian staple, this ayam penyet brings the heat thanks to the sambal that is freshly made. The crispy tempeh completes this beautifully spicy rice dish.

Ayam Penyet Surabaya | Multiple locations 

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