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Popular food to try when you travel to Singapore

Popular food to try when you travel to Singapore
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Singapore is known for its diverse and delicious food scene, influenced by various cultures such as Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Peranakan. Here's a list of the top 10 must-try foods in Singapore:

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1 Hainanese Chicken Rice

Tender poached chicken served with fragrant rice, accompanied by chili sauce and ginger paste.

2 Chilli Crab

Succulent crab cooked in a spicy, sweet, and tangy chili-based sauce. Best enjoyed with mantou (Chinese steamed buns).

3 Laksa

A spicy noodle soup with a coconut milk base, filled with rice noodles, prawns, fish cakes, and cockles.

4 Char Kway Teow

Stir-fried flat rice noodles with prawns, Chinese sausage, eggs, and bean sprouts, seasoned with soy sauce and chili.

5 Satay

Grilled skewers of marinated meat, usually chicken, beef, or lamb, served with a delicious peanut sauce.

6 Hokkien Mee

Stir-fried noodles with prawns, squid, and a flavorful seafood broth, garnished with lime and sambal.

7 Nasi Lemak

Fragrant coconut rice served with anchovies, peanuts, boiled eggs, cucumber, and a side of sambal (spicy chili paste).

8 Roti Prata

Flaky and crispy Indian flatbread, usually served with a side of curry for dipping.

9 Kaya Toast with Soft-Boiled Eggs

Toasted bread with kaya (a sweet coconut and egg jam), served with butter and soft-boiled eggs. Often accompanied by coffee or tea.

10 Fish Head Curry

A spicy and tangy curry made with a fish head, vegetables, and a blend of aromatic spices.

These dishes represent just a fraction of the diverse culinary offerings in Singapore. Don't hesitate to explore local hawker centers and street food stalls to discover more hidden gems and regional specialties.