September 5, 2019 Melaka



“Fish Head Pot” is a kind of the Chinese’s traditional authentic soup pot eatery which been practised widely on our nation since decades that favourite by the locals and visitors, presented by carriers on respective recipes. Here in the middle southern nation, we found and being successfully recognised among the best recommended Home-cooked Fish Head Pot restaurant “Li Wei Ji” running into the state of Malacca. Having great positive response from the market recently.

The Perak originated Mr. Chee Ah Choy (born 1970), was the initial founder, together with his wife Ms. Koh Lee Fern (Muar, born 1970) both are the immediate recent couple owners of this best recommended Muar Fish Head Pot eating house “Li Wei Ji Restaurant” at Cheng, Malacca serving their signature home-cooked freshness sweet fish head pot and other home recipe selections to the locals & visitors all under a roof. Leading by their Main Chef Choy (the owner), who having more than 30 years experiences in the career.

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The founder cum owner Chee Ah Choy, also known Chef Choy who at his age of 49 years old currently, been initially touched the f&b industry at his 15th of age worked as a restaurant’s helper at Cameroon Highlands in year 1985, then reached Seremban (Negeri Sembilan) began as a kitchen trainee fully stepped into the career at his 17th experienced in the chinese cuisine stayed 7 years there and been positioned as a Chef at his 22 years old. Afterwards also been reached Singapore to further his exposure in the field also stayed about 7 years there.

With the vision to have his own eating house locally, added with the experiences & recipes on-hand and foreseeing the market opportunity in the f&b industry allowed Chef Choy in the millenium year 2000 started his very first owned eating house named “Choy Seafood Restaurant” at Muar, Johor (together with his wife Lee Fern) running for more than 10 years there. Then in year 2015 been exposed into Kota Laksamana, Malacca began their “Li Wei Ji Restaurant” introducing chef’s famous Muar Fish Head Pot and other signatures to the locals, later-on stayed at Taman Cheng Permai in year 2018. And finally being recognised among the best in town by the F&B E-Media for the year 2019 in the middle southern nation.

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In this Li Wei Ji Restaurant, the owners’ very first top recommended in menus surely will be their famous “Muar Fish Head Pot” which prepared on in-house home recipes most wanted by their regulars. Home soup base prepared in an hour with pork borns, then served boiling hot in specific steel metal pot mixed into local fresh/deep fried Sea Red Snapper (either fish head or fish fillet on customer’s preference), water beancurd, yam, seaweed, veges, celery leaf & ginger will brings wonderful fish freshness sweet taste & bites and the tasty soup swallowed into mouth that you must have a try when reached Malacca.

Secondly will be their special “Yam Ring with Sweet & Sour Pork”, which also among the chef’s best recommended in signatures. Homemade yam into paste and then shaped into round-ring followed by deep fried, finally served sided with their delicious sweet & sour pork (made from pork leg’s meats marinated overnight in recipes, floured-up then deep fried and wok-fried with home recipe sweet & sour sauce mixed into cucumbers, tomatoes, pineapples & onions) will brings excellent eateries matching here that you will neither found the same nor better elsewhere in town.

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Another will be their “Thai Style Deep Fried Pork Trotter”, which also among the restaurant’s daily top seller favourite by the visitors all the while. Local fresh pork trotter commonly selected, cleaned and boiled half an hour then followed by another 1&half hours braised in their recipes mixture, kept overnight and finally served after about 7-8 minutes deep fried to bring the best crispy bites with juicy meats texture into mouth that you cannot aside here. Taken tipping onto the thai sweet & sour sauce sided will always the best Thai Pork Trotter eatery that you will never regret after tasted here.

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Moreover, their signature “Hot Plate Oyster with Chicken Egg” also the customer’s all time wanted option in menus. Fresh oysters mixed with chicken egg pan-fried a minute on their flaming hot sizzling hot plate will brings unbelievable tasty oyster freshness and the soft &smooth chicken egg eatery into mouth that you need to taste. Also their “Thai Butter Milk Chicken Wing” which among the owner Chef Choy’s best exotic choice of menu that you really cannot missed when stepped towards this best recognised Fish Head Pot eating house “Li Wei Ji Restaurant” in the historical city of Malacca.



Address: No. 31,

Jalan CP 2,

Taman Cheng Permai,

75260 Melaka,



Business Hours: 5:00pm to 11:00pm (Daily)

(Closed on Thursday)


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