Though there are a number of HDBs in Singapore, the Merlion City is tagged as one of the most expensive city to live in the world today. Singapore is unmistakably one of the most progressive cities in the Globe, hence, it is also a country that is rich with a striking history heritage. For this reason, people include it to their next go-to adventure. However, there is one delectable thing in the city that is worth trying to the tourists; their exquisitely food culture. Here are some of the best street foods in Singapore that everyone must try when in the city.
Bak Chor Mee
This the famous pork noodle dish loaded with vinegar, spicy sambal, and lard. Packed with soft slices of pork, meatballs, liver, dumplings, and sun dried smokey chips of “pi her”, Hill Street Tai Wah Pork Noodles creates the best Bak chor mee in town, which results to having the longest queue for this food wonder.
Known as a national dish in Singapore, the chili crabs are invented by Chef Hooi, one of the four “Heavenly Kings” of the Chinese culinary world. The dish primarily contains a crab that is dipped into a spicy sambal, meat stock, and lime. After dipping the crab to the mixture of spices, eggs are mixed into the dish. This dish was originally made in Dragon Phoenix Restaurant in the 1950s which is still around in the city until today.
White Pepper Crabs are made with wine, white pepper powder, corns, sesame oil, oyster sauce and fish sauce. The dish is finished with some spring onions and rock white pepper crabs while applying a high wok heat searing technique in cooking this culinary wonder. This Singaporean-born food is identified as “one of the best dish you’ll ever had”, and the best white pepper crabs you’ll ever taste lies in the suburbs of Matter Road Seafood.
Cze Cha Duck Rolls
Amidst the never-ending stalls in Singapore’s food centers and markets, this shrimp tempura with a pumpkin curry cream stands out among the rest of the street foods in the city. Packed with prawns, salted egg yolk, minced pork, coriander, and mushrooms is rolled into the perfect deep fried duck fillet. Consume it by dipping it into a generous amount of mayonnaise or sambal. Hoy Yong Seafood Restaurant is known to create the best cze cha duck rolls in the city, so don’t forget to pay them a visit in your trip!
Bali Nasi Lemak
Situated at the heart of the red light in Geylang, Bali Nasi Lemak recreates this Malaysian dish with a twist. The recipe consists of crispy chicken drumsticks and wings that are savored with the combination of Indonesia’s flair spices to Singapore’s black kecap manis. Then it is topped with soft coconut rice paired with sayur lodeh and a fried egg. This will create that sweet and spicy taste that everyone in the city goes gaga for.
These are some of the best street foods in Singapore, though there are still other delectable local food that you can try when you’re around the city. Just a little reminder: find and join the longest line you see in their famous food centres and markets, and you’ll never be disappointed.
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