Singapore may be among the smallest countries, but it has a large variety of street food which has achieved world-class recognition. Many of us love to eat and drink at hawker centers and Singapore is the best place for it. This country is a paradise for food lovers and it always manages to keep its hawker heritage alive. Check out some of the must-try street food items in Singapore:
The two most famous cooking styles of crabs in Singapore are with a spicy chili sauce or with black pepper sauce. A whole hard mud shell crab is stir-fried in one of the sauce. To get the proper texture the crabs are cooked in two processes first they are boiled and then fried. Both the sauces are delicious it is hard to choose one. This dish is easily available at street stalls
Bak Chor Mee
It is a delicious noodle dish made with minced pork, meatballs, and fish cake slices with a signature vinegar braised sauce that is used to add some wetness to the dish. You get to choose the sauces and noodles in the dish. Either you can get it made with mee pok (flat noodle) or mee kia (thin noodle). It is famous in the area of Bedok Blk 85.
Bak Kut Teh
Made by Hokkien immigrants from China, this is one of the most popular dishes in Singapore. It is pork rib soup and is complicated to make, to get the best flavor, it demands the right amount of garlic, cinnamon, cloves and fennel. Bak Kut Yeh has been in Singapore for quite a long time now, it is a simple dish made with pepper variety and uses of herbs. You will found it on almost every street of Singapore.
This dish is probably influenced by Hong Kong Cuisine but has become a part of Singapore culture. They are springy noodles caramelized in char siew and possessed with the right amount of smokiness. The char siew contains a right mix of lean meat and fatty layers. This dish has one more element – the wanton dumplings, they are fried or served in the form of soup dumplings.
Kaya toast is one and only traditional breakfast of Singapore, it is a slice of bread toasted on a bread grill, dipped into coconut or egg Kaya. Then a thick slice of SCS butter is applied to the warm bread that completely melts into it. There can be many variations of the dish like Jiam Tao Leh ee. This is very famous in the country and is the favorite breakfast of the people.
Have you ever indulged in any of these dishes?