Singapore is a haven for food lovers! Thanks to our diverse society, we are blessed to enjoy many good foods, from Malay to Indian and, of course, Chinese food. If it’s your first time in Singapore and looking to try some good home-grown Chinese food, here are some of the best Chinese foods you need to try in Singapore:
1. Steamboat (hotpot)
Steamboat is a hot pot dish made with various ingredients, such as seafood, meat, and vegetables. The ingredients are cooked in a simmering broth at the table.
2. Chicken rice
Chicken rice is Singapore’s national dish and is a must-try for any visitor. It is made with poached chicken, rice cooked in chicken broth, and a chilli sauce. The chicken is usually served with a dipping sauce made from soy sauce, vinegar, and ginger.
3. Peking duck
Peking duck is a popular Chinese dish made with roasted duck that’s sliced and served with pancakes, spring onions, and hoisin sauce. It is often considered one of the most difficult Chinese dishes to make, as the duck must be roasted to perfection.
4. Chow mein (stir-fried noodles)
Stir-fried noodles are a popular dish that can be made with various ingredients, such as chicken, beef, shrimp, or vegetables. The noodles are stir-fried in a wok with a sauce made of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and chilli sauce.
5. Satay (meat skewers)
Meat (chicken, beef and lamb) skewers are a popular street food in Singapore. The lamb is marinated in a blend of spices and then grilled over a charcoal fire. The skewers are often served with a dipping sauce made from soy, chilli, and vinegar.
6. Wonton mee
Wonton mee is a noodle dish made with wontons, egg noodles, and chicken or pork broth. The wontons are usually filled with shrimp, pork, or vegetables. The noodle dish can be served with wontons alone or with steamed or roasted chicken and/or pork.
7. Char kway teow
Char kway teow is a stir-fried noodle dish that is made with flat rice noodles, shrimp, chicken, or pork, eggs, and Chinese sausage. It is often served with a sweet and savoury sauce.
8. Hokkien mee
Hokkien mee is a stir-fried noodle dish that is made with yellow noodles, shrimp, chicken or pork, eggs, and vegetables. It is often served with a light sauce made from soy sauce and oyster sauce.
9. Bak kut teh
Bak kut teh is a herbal soup made with pork ribs, mushrooms, tofu, and various herbs. It is a popular dish in Singapore and is often served with rice or noodles and taken as lunch or dinner.
Listed above are just a few delicious Chinese foods you can find in Singapore. You’re sure to find something to enjoy regardless of your taste! Looking forward to experiencing a yummy and filling hotpot experience? Make a reservation with us today!