Singapore Street Food Guide

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There are many advantages when it comes to having to rent for a room in Singapore, particularly if you are an overseas worker. First, you get to live and work in a city being considered as a financial centre in the world. Second and most importantly, you get to experience all the exciting and delicious food the country has to offer.

If you are new in Singapore, then you should definitely try out the following street foods.

laksa singapore


This dish is one of the most famous street foods in the country. It comes from Chinese-Malay origins. Spicy food lovers would love to dig into its broth that is coconut-milk enriched and spicy at the same time. The broth is being served with bean sprouts, fish cakes, bean curd puff or “tau pok,” as well as barely-cooked cockles.

Sungei Road Laksa is one of the places that serve really good Laksa in Singapore.

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Roti Prata

Roti Prata is known to be a staple in the breakfast table of Singaporeans. It is being coined as the croissant of Asia. It actually originated from South India, where they made it by frying the flat bread created from flour. It is said to be buttery, flaky, and crisp and can be eaten together with a side of sugar, mutton curry, or fish.

Experience its taste by ordering it from Mr. & Mrs. Mohgan’s Super Crispy Roti Prata or from Sin Ming Roti Prata.

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Nasi Lemak

This street food came originally from the Malay people. It is a fragrant rice dish cooked in pandan leaf and coconut milk. Basically, it is an assortment of different ingredients like peanuts, anchovies, omelette, cucumber, and sambal chilli.

Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak is one of the few places in Singapore that you can visit to eat this fragrant dish.

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Wanton Mee

Wanton in Singapore is usually prepared with a combination of prawns and minced pork. Its noodles are made from springy egg and are served dry with leafy greens and barbecued pork or “char siew.”

You can get this dish from Eng’s Wanton Noodle House.

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Kaya Toast

Kaya Toast is another popular breakfast food Singaporeans like to have. Basically, it is a combination of toast and “kaya” slathered on top of it. Kaya is made from egg, sugar, and coconut. Eat them with half-boiled eggs drizzled with black sauce, butter, and coffee to experience it the way Singaporeans eat this dish.

Try it best at Tong Ah Eating House.

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Hainanese Chicken Rice

Hainanese chicken rice also known as the national dish of Singapore should definitely be on top of the Singaporean street food for you to try and eat. It is made to be aromatic and fluffy, as its rice has been cooked and prepared in pandan leaf, chicken stock, and chicken fat.

Its chicken has also been well prepared to have tender meat with only a thin layer of fat congealed enough after it was blanched in boiling water then dunked in ice.

You can get this dish at places such as Uncle Chicken Rice and Wee Nam Kee.

Try all the different flavours Singapore offers you while also enjoying your stay in this beautiful country!

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