6 Must-Try Dishes for Vacationers in Singapore

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If you want to have a food trip while having a tour in Singapore, then you definitely don’t want to miss these succulent meals.


  1. Chili Crab

Usually seafood is either steamed or fried but sometimes it is also cooked with broth. Yes this is the usual way to enjoy it. But you might want to try to electrify your tongue a bit more with this unusual seafood dish which you can only taste in Singapore. The crab is stir-fried into perfection and lusciously draped with a sweet and spicy mouthwatering sauce which is created only with the juiciest tomatoes, hottest paste and freshest eggs that are beaten to perfection. Imagine digging into this dish right now. It will definitely leave you wanting for more.

  1. Hokkien Prawn Mee

Singapore is home to different nationalities. One of these nationalities in is the Chinese people who are known for their noodle dishes. This palatial dish is a proof of the strong influence of the Chinese culture in Singapore. It is mainly a stir-fried noodle dish topped not only with prawns but also with squid, and pork belly strips. The savory stock of this dish is cooked while boiling pork bones and prawn heads. You can just imagine how it will excite your senses. I bet you will definitely be engrossed to this dish in no time.

  1. Fish Head Curry

Curry had reached various parts of the world but it is originally created in India. Hence, most people might think that an Indian curry might be the best version of it but somehow one cannot jump into conclusions just yet. Before jumping into one of your own, wait until you try this dish. Curry dishes became widely known not only in Asia but all over the world. One of the reasons to this must be its aromatic scent that will whet your appetite once you have a whiff of it.


Since, this dish became so popular; Singapore chefs couldn’t help but create their own variation of it too. And, voila, they were able to create a new variation of a curry dish using a whole head of a fish together with some vegetables swimming happily in a lavish curry stew. This dish became the most popular curry dish all over Singapore. What sets this dish apart is that it embodies the perfect blend of Indian and Chinese cuisine which mirrors the multinational culture in Singapore. Therefore, this is absolutely a must-try dish when you go on a tour there.

  1. Sungei Road Laksa

This dish is believed to have a rather mysterious history surrounding it. There was once an aging couple who had put up a food cart business and for many years they were not fortunate enough to make good in food business. Until one day, a customer made a brilliant suggestion as to how they’re going to spice up one of their dishes.


The aging couple followed the customer’s advice and came up with Sungei Road Laksa. Sungei Road Laksa secret to success may be Nyonya Laksa that fires up this dish like nothing else you have ever tasted. The Nyonya noodles are partnered with ingredients such as Galangal, shallots, chilies, dried shrimp paste and lemongrass. It is also soaked lavishly with seafood stock and fresh coconut milk. Try the oozing goodness and uncover the mystery surrounding this dish.

  1. Mee Kuah Opeh

Your eyes will not only feast with this dish but your tummy will also be filled with awesome goodness. The dish is served in a boat-like plate which is leak proof. It is partnered with a steamy sauce made from meat and seafood. Feast with top notch ingredients like deshelled shrimps, lamb chunks, and various vegetables. Give in to this dish and you won’t definitely regret your decision when you do so.

  1. Bak Chor Mee

Do you hate waiting in line for eternity? Well, this is dish will prove to you that it’s definitely worth the wait. In case you are wondering why on earth would you want to waste your time falling in a long queue just to taste this dish then think about this: Bak Chor Mee is certainly not just your average noodle dish of course.

This is a spicy Sambal pork noodle dish sumptuously rich with lard. It has a rather strong flavor but it is also coupled with spicy goodness. Once you’ll have a go for this dish, you’ll bite into delicious slices of pork, liver, dumplings and crispy sun-dried smoky chips of pi her or dried flat fish bones.

This dish will ruin your diet but you wouldn’t mind giving into this delectable temptation. As a final note, let me tell you that these dishes are enumerated here randomly so it doesn’t mean that they are rated as to how delicious they are. All of them are definitely worth checking out. So what are you still waiting for, book now and dig in to these exquisite cutting edge cuisines.


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