'Keropok Lekor' is widely being sold here in Mersing as there are many 'Keropok Lekor' maker here in Mersing.
'Keropok Lekor' is being made by fish and flour. It is best to consume it after being fried and goes along with thick sweet & spicy chilli sauce.
There are many small outlet selling 'Keropok Lekor' and it is advisable to buy it at the point of its being made itself to ensure the freshness.
For foreigner, it is good to taste it and as for local traveller it is a must to buy it raw and fry it once reaching your home.
What to buy:
In Mersing, there a few local shop selling dried ocean based food such as dried salted fish, anchovies, squids etc. The one that I always visit to buy this items in Mersing is the Perniagaan Makanan Hasil Laut Kuantan Mersing Bersatu in the town itself.
The items here is from local Mersing and Kuantan, Pahang.
The price is cheap compared to other places in the Southern Region of Malaysia.
Do not forget to bargain to get good price!!!