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Singapore: Recipes and Cuisine

Singapore's Marina Bay

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The cuisine of Singapore is a rich fusion of the culinary traditions of the many ethnic groups that make up its population. Malay, Chinese, Indian and Indonesian dishes and ingredients are popular.

Singaporeans take their food seriously and talk about it endlessly. This small, affluent city-state is full of vibrant markets, redolent food carts and excellent restaurants with some of Southeast Asia's best cooking.

Typical Singapore Dishes

Singaporean Recipes

Try these recipes from Singapore.

Char Kway Teow

Char kway teow stir fried rice noodles

(Malaysian Singaporean stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp)

Curry Laksa

Curry Laksa (Malaysian, Singaporean coconut curried noodle soup)

(Malaysian, Singaporean coconut curried noodle soup)

Satay Ayam

Satay Ayam (Indonesian chicken skewers with peanut sauce)

(Indonesian chicken skewers with peanut sauce)

Tandoori Murgh

Tandoori Murgh (Indian, Pakistani yogurt-marinated and broiled chicken)

(Indian, Pakistani yogurt-marinated and broiled chicken)

Siu Mai

Steamed siu mai

(Chinese steamed pork and shrimp dumplings)

Mie Goreng

Mie Goreng (Indonesian stir-fried noodles with vegetables)

(Indonesian stir-fried noodles with vegetables)

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi (Indian potato and cauliflower curry)

(Indian potato and cauliflower curry)

Gado Gado

Gado gado Indonesian vegetable salad

(Indonesian vegetable salad with peanut sauce)

Raita

Bowl of Indian yogurt raita

(South Asian yogurt condiment)