Ramadan is already here and you’re probably spoilt for choice with the many iftar options available!
Yes, we feel you too! But don't worry, we’ve done the hard work and rounded up 7 special treats for you to try this fasting month. All you need to do is to decide when to head down to these eateries as we uncover these unique dishes for you ?
1. Jumbo Platter (Sinar Malay Seafood)
If you’re a fan of seafood, you’d definitely love Sinar Malay Seafood’s Jumbo Platter
, which has 10 different seafood items cooked in different ways. Feast on their Two Chilli Crabs
drenched in their flavourful sweet and spicy sauce, or enjoy their Salted Egg Prawns
which are deep fried to a perfect crisp and topped with salted egg sauce.
The set also comes with their delectable Tom Yum Seafood Soup
which will leave your taste buds tingling. This spicy treat packs a punch and comes with generous servings of prawns, squid and fish slices ?
Each Jumbo Platter costs $328 and is perfect for 10 people to share, so grab all your makan buddies and head down for a seafood feast!
The Jumbo Platter is available at all 4 Sinar Malay Seafood outlets but you’ll need to pre-order a day in advance.
Jurong West – 456, Jurong West St 41, #01-750
Ang Mo Kio – 608, Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, #01-2771
Yishun – 732, Yishun Ave 5, #01-380
West Coast – 505, West Coast Drive, #01-208
11.45am – 2.30pm, 4.30pm – 11.30pm
2. Rock Sugar Honey Stone Crab (Cajun On Wheels)
Cajun On Wheels (or C.O.W) has been blowing us away with its Louisiana-style seafood buckets, served in a gourmet truck setting. It’s known for its unique range of sauces from Singapore Chilli Crab and Salted Egg Yolk to Thai Red Curry. This Ramadan, C.O.W is spicing up its menu to bring you their Rock Sugar Honey Stone Crab
Rock sugar is traditionally used in Chinese cuisine but now it’s fused with Cajun-style cooking. With the sweet taste of pure Australian honey and yellow rock sugar, whipped up with classic Cajun on Wheels’ inclusion of spices and pepper, prepare your taste buds for a unique mix of flavours. Bet you never knew you could savour your crabs this way ?
It’s only available for a promotional period from 17 May to 14 June, so make sure you head over to any of the 2 outlets across Singapore. If you’re feeling lazy to head out for iftar, you can get it delivered right to your doorstep too!
Suntec City – Pasarbella Suntec 3 Temasek Blvd, 455-456/459-461 Suntec City, Singapore 038983, Open 11am - 10pm daily
Plaza Singapura – 69 Orchard Road #03-92, Singapore 238839, Open 11am - 10pm daily, Reservations
3. Roast Beef with Salted Egg Mashed Potatoes (Furama City Centre Hotel)
Looking to iftar with something fancy? Head over to Furama City Centre’s Tiffany Cafe for their Roast Beef with Salted Egg Mashed Potatoes
. Tender beef striploin encrusted with salted egg potatoes and then slow roasted on low heat, this is unlike anything you’ve tasted before ?
We’re pretty sure you’ll be loving this juicy and flavourful treat. You can find their Roast Beef with Salted Egg Mashed Potatoes in the buffet line during Ramadan (17 May to 14 June). The good news is, you can also enjoy a 1-for-1 buffet dinner – perfect for those of you who’re looking for affordable buffets this Ramadan!
60 Eu Tong Sen St, Furama City Centre, Singapore 059804
Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm daily
Buffet Dinner; $65.80++ (Adult), $28.80++ (Child)
Call +65 6531 5366 or book online
4. Lobster Nasi Ambeng (Penang Culture)
Lobster is all the craze these days, but who needs lobster nasi lemak and pasta when you can have Lobster Nasi Ambeng from Penang Culture? With a chunky piece of cheese baked lobster, paired with traditional Malay dishes like ayam masak merah and mutton rendang, this dish is made for 2 and costs just $38.80++ ?
If you’re looking for something more traditional, get their Nasi Ambeng Classic
, which has a variety of mouthwatering Malay favourites like BBQ Stingray and sambal prawns. With a total of around 8 dishes served with rice, you’ll definitely be able to satisfy your cravings. And guess what, their Nasi Ambeng Classic costs just $28.80++ for 2 people. That’s a pretty decent price for nasi ambeng.
P.S. Check out their outlets here
5. Salted Egg Prawns (Segar Village)
Known for their wide range of affordable live seafood and halal zi char
dishes (Chinese-style homecooked dishes), Segar Village is introducing 2 new exciting items this Ramadan. Sink your teeth into their lip-smacking Salted Egg Prawns
. The rich and tasty salted egg gravy will delight your taste buds and leave you wanting more ?
Segar is also introducing their Three Eggs Royal Spinach
– which has century egg, chicken egg and salted duck egg. The 3 different flavours blend perfectly with the spinach to create a divine treat which is guaranteed to suit your palate.
While savouring their Ramadan dishes, give their other signature items a try too! You won’t want to miss their aromatic Assam Curry Fish Head
which has a light gravy and tastes so good that you’d want to enjoy every bit of it. Their White Pepper Crab
will also make your mouth water and leave your tummy satisfied.
Kallang – 19 Sims Way, Singapore 388831
Buona Vista – 1 Vista Exchange Green, The Star Vista #02-08, Singapore 138617
Chinatown – 133 New Bridge Road #B2-39/40/41 Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413
Pasir Ris – 1 Pasir Ris Close, Downtown East Market Square, #02-322, Singapore 519599
11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 11.30pm daily
Call 6547 1031
6. Soft Shell Crab with Salted Egg Sauce (Fish & Chicks)
Fish & Chicks is no stranger to the hawker food scene in Singapore. With its tantalising fish and chips fried to a perfect crisp slathered with yummy sauces, Fish & Chicks really knows the way to our hearts (or tummies!). And great news for all you salted egg fans out there, they’ve launched a new menu which has all kinds of salted egg dishes.
The main highlight will have to be their Soft Shell Crab with Salted Egg Sauce
. Satiate your appetite by biting into this crunchy treat. The best part is, you can get 2 of them for just $5.90!
Top up just $2 to enjoy their soft shell crab with any main orders.
Their Salted Egg Pasta
is not to be missed too! With their classic chicken cutlet on the side, trust us, you won’t be saying no to this ?
If you need to have your rice for iftar, don’t worry! Treat yourself to their Signature Fried Chicken Cutlet Rice Bowl with Salted Egg Sauce
which has generous amounts of salted egg sauce on their juicy chicken cutlet. Topped with onsen egg and paired with coleslaw on the side, nothings says comfort food more than this dish! Do check out the other items in their new rice bowls menu too. We’re setting our eyes on their Mentaiko Salmon rice bowl ?
Bedok – Blk 204 Bedok North St 1 #01-393 S(460204)
Ang Mo Kio – Blk 531 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 #01-2429 S(560531)
Orchard – 8 Grange Road, Cathay Cineleisure Orchard #B1-01 S(239693)
Commonwealth – Blk 88 Tanglin Halt Road #01-08 S(141088)
11am – 9.30pm daily
7. Golden Salted Waffles (Geláre)
Everyone’s favourite go-to place for waffles, Geláre is launching a special item for Ramadan – their Golden Salted Waffles
. Savour their light and fluffy waffles drizzled with creamy golden salted egg sauce plus an ice cream of your choice. We’re sure you’ll be wanting a second serving of this appetising treat ?
If you think that Geláre can only satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, think again! Geláre’s wide selection of pastas will make a great meal for iftar and you can enjoy them by getting their Golden Ramadan Promo. With sets for the individual ($13.90) or a couple ($23.90), you’ll be able to get both their pastas and Golden Salted Waffles for a steal.
Choose from an array of scrumptious pasta flavours like Creamy Mushroom, Beef Meatball or Roasted Chicken Curry to suit your palate. While Geláre is always known for their waffles, maybe it’s time to give their pastas a try too! The set also comes with Iced Lemon Tea so you can have something refreshing to wash down your meal ?
P.S. Check out their outlets here.
Now, we hope your stomach isn’t rumbling too much from reading about these enticing dishes! If you’re looking to try something out of the ordinary this Ramadan, our list of specials you must try this iftar will keep you covered. With a blend of savoury, spicy and even sweet flavours, there’ll surely be something you can whet your appetite with. Not to mention that there’s also a variety of cuisines for you to choose from such as Malay, Western and even fine dining.
P.S. For salted egg fans out there, don’t forget to hashtag #saltedeggshiok if you’re posting your photos on Instagram and you may stand a chance to win attractive prizes! Check out www.saltedeggshiok.com
So, time to plan your meals for these 4 weeks and we wish you a meaningful and blessed Ramadan ?
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