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Top 5 Street food in Singapore - Feast on an Array of Delectable Treats!

A visit to Singapore will give you plenty of opportunities to enjoy a well seasoned culinary adventure. The land that is blessed with a rich ethnic diversity surely does not run out of options when it comes to interesting dishes. Some street food delights that you can enjoy here are listed below.


Hainanese Chicken Rice

This is a divinely delicious dish that is considered to be the national dish of Singapore. This popular meal combines the juicy goodness of perfectly cooked chicken with the aromatic taste of rice. The method of preparing chicken in this dish is quite interesting. The cleaned pieces of chicken are blanched in boiling water, immersed in an ice bath and finally sliced into chunky pieces. This unique method of cooking ensures that the meat remains tender and deliciously juicy. In order to add more flavour to the dish, chicken stock, chicken fat, ginger and garlic are used to cook the rice. A delicious version of Hainanese Chicken Rice can be found at the famous Wee Nam Kee.


Char Kway Teow

This scrumptious Singaporean street food dish doesn't just look insanely appetizing; it also tastes so very very good! Char kway teow is a dish of stir-fried flat rice noodles flavoured with generous lashings of dark soya sauce. The delectable delights of blood cockles, bean sprouts, Chinese sausage slices and crispy cubes of deep-fried lard are also included in this dish to give your taste buds a glorious treat.


Kaya Toast

Your culinary expedition in Singapore will be incomplete without the mouth-watering tastes of kaya toast. The thin toasted bread that wraps around the smooth kaya jam is has a perfect crisp. Kaya jam itself, which is a splendid mix of coconut, sugar and eggs, tastes heavenly. If you do fall in love with the taste of kaya spread, you can buy yourself a jar or two and take the sensational tastes of Singapore back home with you. You can visit the Tong Ah Eating House to enjoy the supreme taste of this dish. The restaurant can be accessed in 15 minutes from popular hotels such as Park Hotel Alexandra.


Wanton Mee

Treat yourself to the sensational taste of wanton mee while you are exploring the wonders of the city. This is an immensely popular dish in Singapore that should definitely be tried out. The wantons are made using a delicious mix of minced pork and prawns. These are served on a bed of springy egg noodles, lavishly adorned with barbecued pork and leafy greens. The dish looks at great as it tastes! Visit the restaurants with a view in Singapore and relish the steaming goodness of wanton mee to enjoy a truly unforgettable culinary experience in the city.


Nasi Lemak

Relish the addictive taste of this quintessentially Singaporean dish and discover your new favourite meal! The rice in nasi lemak is cooked in coconut milk with a pandan leaf, which gives it a gloriously aromatic flavour. The rice is generally accompanied by a rich array of meat and vegetable servings. Cucumber, omelette, sambal chilli, deep fried chicken, fried Kuning fish which are commonly served with rice, perfectly complement the taste of nasi lemak. Given its enormous popularity, you will find this dish at many restaurants and eateries across the city.

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