Popular Local Food in Singapore

Chilli Crab

Chilli crab hits all the right spots with tangy gravy that seeps into the succulent flesh of the stir-fried crab.

Fried Carrot Cake

Contrary to its name, there’s nary a tinge of orange in the local fried carrot cake, a flavourful dish that comes in the monochrome colours of black or white.

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Singapore’s ‘national’ dish. This delectable dish can be found at almost every dining spot, from humble hawker centres to high-end restaurants.

Hokkien Prawn Mee

This simple dish of stir-fried noodles boasts a rich prawn stock that keeps fans coming back for more.

Kaya Toast

This simple dish is the ultimate comfort food for those with a sweet tooth, offering the right mix of crunch and sugar rush.

Laksa

The laksa broth offers the right balance of spice and coconut milk, a distinctive noodle soup that will tickle the tastebuds.

Nasi Lemak

It’s the savoury and creamy rice that carries this dish, with spicy sambal to give it that extra zing.

Rojak

Dark and sticky, the salad may not look very appealing at first; but tuck into this culinary marvel and you’ll be amazed by the delicious mix of sweet and savoury.

Roti Prata

This Indian specialty is pleasing to the palate and the eye. Watch the prata-maker stretch the dough by slapping and swinging it in one skilful motion.