15 Best Dinner Food In Singapore

Just like me, if you also love to travel across different countries then you may also want to visit Singapore. As a foodie, I have tried a lot of Singapore dishes during my visit to Singapore. If you also want to go to Singapore or you just want to try some of their dishes at home then this blog is surely for you.

I have tried almost 50 + Singapore dishes during my 60 days visit to Singapore. Here in this blog, I am going to share my experience with all the readers.

So without wasting any time let’s have a look at some of the most favourite and delicious dinner foods in Singapore.

Here is the list of best dinner foods in Singapore.

  1. Nasi lemak
  2. Kaya toast
  3. Roti prata and teh tarik
  4. Bak kut teh and rice
  5. Oyster omelette
  6. Char siew meats on rice
  7. Satay
  8. Fish head curry
  9. Barbecued stingray
  10. Hokkien prawn mee
  11. Char kuay teow
  12. Murtabak
  13. Appam
  14. Chwee Kueh
  15. Curry Puffs

Let’s look on each dinner food in brief

1. Nasi lemak

Nasi lemak

It is one of the most delicious dishes that you can try during your visit to Singapore. It is made of a coconut rice omelette along with some chilli sauce. All of these ingredients are then uniquely packed into a brown paper or banana leaf. It is not a type of dish that will take a lot of time to make. You can easily make this dish at home within just a few minutes. So try it today and let us know about your experience in the comment section.

Want to make your own Nasi lemak?

If you want to make your own Nasi lemak then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Nasi lemak from RasmalaysiaOpens in a new tab.

2. Kaya toast

Kaya toast

You can compare this toast with the toast that you usually eat in the morning. One of the main differences between this toast and other toast is that the jam used to make this toast is made of sweet coconut egg. It is one of the most famous dishes in Singapore.

A lot of people in Singapore also serve it as a side dish for dinner. It just takes a few minutes to make this delicious Kaya toast. So if you want a Singapore style dinner tonight then make a Kaya toast as a side dish for dinner

Want to make your own Kaya toast?

If you want to make your own Kaya toast then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Kaya toast  from NytimesOpens in a new tab.

3. Roti prata and teh tarik

Roti prata and teh tarik

Teh tarik is a type of tea that is usually made with coconut milk. It is then mixed from one cup to another in order to create a fourth on top of it. On the other hand, roti paratha is an Indian dish that is usually made with flour and oil. Both of these things are usually served together. That’s why it is known as Roti paratha and teh tarik.

Most people prefer it for breakfast but you can also eat it during dinner.

Want to make your own Roti prata and teh tarik?

If you want to make your own Roti prata and teh tarik then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Roti prata and teh tarik from AuthenticFoodQuestOpens in a new tab.

4. Bak kut teh and rice

Bak kut teh and rice

Bar kut teh is a pork rib soup that is usually made with some Chinese herbs. It is usually served with rice. It also comes with chicken as a Halal version for Muslims.

Want to make your own Bak kut teh and rice?

If you want to make your own Bak kut teh and rice then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Bak kut teh and rice from RotinRiceOpens in a new tab.

5. Oyster omelette

Oyster omelette

It is a type of egg omelette that is usually made with flour. It is then fried with some oysters. It is usually served in coriander leaves.

It will not be wrong if we say that this dish is a speciality of Singapore. So if you want to have a Singapore-style dinner tonight then an oyster omelette is the best option for you. I have tried this dish many times and each time it turns out to be as good as if I am eating it for the first time. So try it today. I assured you that this dish will never disappoint you.

Want to make your own Oyster omelette?

If you want to make your own Oyster omelette then you can follow this step by step recipe for making an Oyster omelette from Food52Opens in a new tab.

6. Char siew meats on rice

Char siew meats on rice

This dish mainly comes of Chinese origin and it’s now also very popular in Singapore. Char siew meat is basically fried Red pork. It is usually served with a plate of rice. That’s why it is also known as Char siew meat on rice.

Just like me, if you are also a meat and rice lover then this dish is surely for you.

Want to make your own Char siew meats on rice?

If you want to make your own Char siew meats on rice then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Char siew meats on rice from RasaMalaysiaOpens in a new tab.

7. Satay

Satay

It is a slice of grilled meat that is usually served with rice cake and peanut sauce. Basically, it’s a side dish that you can try for dinner. This side dish could also prove to be a good starter. So try it today and let me know about your experience in the comment section

Want to make your own Satay?

If you want to make your own Satay then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Satay from RasaMalaysiaOpens in a new tab.

8. Fish head curry

Fish head curry

As its name indicates, this dish is made of fish heads. It is cooked in a curry along with some other vegetables. This dish is usually served with rice and bread. Just like Satay,  the origin of this dish is also from China. It comes from China and became popular in Singapore. So if you visit Singapore then don’t forget to try this dish

Want to make your own Fish head curry?

If you want to make your own Fish head curry then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Fish head curry from NyonyaCookingOpens in a new tab.

9. Barbecued stingray

Barbecued stingray

It is a common dish in Singapore. You will be able to find this dish in most street stalls of Singapore. It is a classical dish that is made of meat and usually served in a thick sauce. So if you want a spicy Singapore style dinner tonight then you should try this dish

Want to make your own Barbecued stingray?

If you want to make your own Barbecued stingray then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Barbecued stingray from AsianFoodNerworkOpens in a new tab.

10. Hokkien prawn mee

Hokkien prawn mee

It is basically a type of noodles that is usually made with slices of chicken and prawns. It is one of the most famous dishes in Singapore. So if you visit Singapore then don’t forget to try this dish

Want to make your own Hokkien prawn mee?

If you want to make your own Hokkien prawn mee then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Hokkien prawn mee from BearNakedFoodOpens in a new tab.

11. Char kuay teow

Char kuay teow

Just like Hokkien prawn mee, it is also a type of noodle that is usually served with black soya sauce, Fish cake, and a lot of Chinese sausages. You will be able to find this dish in a lot of restaurants in Singapore. It just takes almost 30 minutes to make this dish. So you can easily try it at your home

Want to make your own Char kuay teow?

If you want to make your own Char kuay teow then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Char kuay teow from recipeTineatsOpens in a new tab.

12. Murtabak

Murtabak

It is basically a baked pancake that came originally from Southeast Asia. In Singapore, murtabak is mostly used as a side dish for dinner. Don’t forget to try this pancake whenever you visit Singapore

Want to make your own Murtabak?

If you want to make your own Murtabak then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Murtabak from ElmunDoEatsOpens in a new tab.

13. Appam

Appam

Appam is a type of Pancake that is most famous in South India and Singapore. It is made of fermented rice and coconut milk. In Singapore, people mostly like to have it for breakfast and dinner. It only takes less than an hour to make this dish. So you can easily try it at your home. Make it today and try it as I dish for dinner

Want to make your own Appam?

If you want to make your own Appam then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Appam from VegVeganMeatOpens in a new tab.

14. Chwee Kueh

Chwee Kueh

It is a steamed rice cake that is usually served with preserved radish. It is one of the favourite rice cakes in Singapore. People usually like to have it as a side dish for dinner. So if you ever have a chance to visit Singapore then don’t forget to try this dish.

Want to make your own Chwee Kueh?

If you want to make your own Chwee Kueh then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Chwee Kueh from AsianFoodNetworkOpens in a new tab.

15. Curry Puffs

Curry Puffs

It is a famous snack in Singapore. It is basically a small puff consisting of chicken and potatoes in curry. It is served in deep-fried and baked tasty shells. The curry in Kadi puffs is usually very thick which protects it from the outside environment. It’s a famous side dish in Singapore. So add this dish to your checklist if you are thinking of visiting Singapore in near future.

Want to make your own Curry Puffs?

If you want to make your own Curry Puffs then you can follow this step by step recipe for making Curry Puffs from NyonyaCookingOpens in a new tab.

Final Thoughts:

I hope that this resource might help you a lot in getting information about famous foods in Singapore. I have listed the 15 best dinner foods that are available in Singapore. Moreover, I have also added the recipe for making these dishes. So if you can’t go to Singapore then you can try these dishes at your home.

If you find this resource helpful then share it with your loved ones so that they can also get some benefits from it. Got some more questions about Singapore foods? Let me know in the comment section. I would love to help you out.

Related Questions

What is the most famous food in Singapore?

“Char siew meat on rice” is the most famous food in Singapore. People of Singapore just love to have it for dinner and lunch

Is pork available in Singapore?

Yes, pork is available in Singapore. In fact, most people in Singapore love to have pork for dinner.

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