J J China in the Food Lion Shopping Centre in Morrisville is a pretty good place to pick up a bit of American Chinese for lunch, and also maybe a snack to take home as well. While I was living over in the area I found myself partaking of their fare on more that one or two occasions. I feel the need to share some of my lucky finds 🙂
Lunch Time Specials
Chicken in Garlic Sauce
The first time I came to JJ China I selected something from their ‘Lunch Special’ menu which they price at $6.29
I ordered the “Chicken Hunan” which also came with ‘broccoli, green pepper’ and a side of ‘plain white rice’ and a bowl of ‘hot and sour soup’
The soup was half decent, perhaps a bit light in spice, but nice enough. The Hunan had lots of silken chicken and mushroom, but the broccoli is rock hard and you only get a plastic fork, or chopsticks (if you ask) so tricky to chop up. It was jolly tasty though!
Did I also say that it came with a bag of your basic US style prawn crackers in a bag? No probably cos I am not a fan 🙂 but it is a bonus touch too.
Chicken, fried chicken Chinese style in sauce, so we are talking General Tso one of my favorite American Chinese dishes! This version was a fairly decent effort, plentiful and cheap was a good start 🙂 It was not as spicy or as ‘red’ and ‘sticky’ as I like, but for a lunchtime special it was perfectly acceptable.
This also came with soup, rice and crackers, to be honest though, I just stuffed down the crispy chicken 🙂 #glutton
I love my dumplings so had to come for lunch to get some fried dumplings, not amazing but did the job
I honestly think the ones I cook are better check this ->
Steamed dumplings to take away seem a little ‘flaccid’ in the box
They look much better in my red bowl in my hotel room, #traveller
There is not much room inside JJ China, just about 4-5 tables and a couple of stools to prop up on
But I like it there! 🙂
Usually there is space though at lunch, unless the construction workers are in, then you have to get all friendly
JJ China is located at
3607 Davis Drive, #114, Morrisville, NC 27560