7 Top Recommended Fish Dishes To Try In Singapore – As Rated By Established Fish Supplier In Singapore

7 Top Recommended Fish Dishes To Try In Singapore – As Rated By Established Fish Supplier In Singapore

As the culinary meeting point of China, India and Malaysia, Singapore offers a mixed diverse selection of choices making the food scene one of the most vibrant in Southeast Asia.

Fish is a simple and efficient way to provide our bodies with many important health benefits. They provide us with a vast range of micro and macro-nutrients that our bodies need to function optimally, such as protein and Vitamin D.

They are also a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are crucial for brain function, and linked to a reduced risk of many diseases. Regardless of your preference in fish dishes, our recommended list covers everything from the country’s signature dishes to unexpected tasty dishes that you need to try first to believe it.

1. Fish Head Curry

Fish head curry is a Singaporean speciality consisting of fish heads, coconut cream, tomatoes, with an array of seasonings like curry leaves, garlic, chilli, coriander, cumin, turmeric, pepper, and tamarind. The dish was invented during the 1970s as a way to use up all unwanted fish heads. Today, fish head curry is often served with bread or rice on the side.

2. Fish Head Bee Hoon Soup

Fish head bee hoon soup involves either boiling or frying sliced fish heads before it is being dunked into a light, creamy and milky soup with greens and clear noodles. The fish used for this dish ranges from either a snakehead, promfet, batang or garoupa. Fish Head Bee Hon soup is a popular choice as comfort food that is both healthy and delicious.

3. Sweet & Sour Fish

Sweet and sour fish is usually cooked using either a red snapper, grouper, batang or mackerel. The fish is firstly marinated and coated in a crispy batter before being deep-fried until golden brown. The sweet and sour sauce is created by mixing together tomato sauce, chilli sauce, sugar, sweet rice vinegar, chinese wine and lemon juice. Finished with spring onions, sliced peppers and pineapples.

4. Sliced Fish Soup

The sliced fish soup is available in Singapore in two varieties. The Teochew-style fish soup has a light, clear broth with slices of fish (Using either Batang (mackerel), snakehead or pomfret) vegetables with beancurd and served with rice or bee hoon.

The Cantonese-style on the other hand uses fried fish heads and submerges them into a clear milky broth with similar servings of vegetables and beancurd, served with rice or bee hoon. The dish is comforting to the tummy and the soul (especially on a cool day). It is undoubtedly deemed one of the favourite fish dishes served in Singapore.

5. BBQ Crayfish

BBQ Crayfish is surprisingly one of the most popular items for barbecuing in Singapore. Often, they are marinated in garlic butter to add a tangy taste! The taste of crayfish is sweet, and it has a firm texture. The actual flavor of the meat is something of a cross between shrimp and crab.

6. Fish ball noodles

Fish ball noodles are an Asian thing, especially in Singapore. Fish balls can be a delicious snack, either boiled or fried and are a great accompaniment to soup and noodles. However, different people have different preferences when it comes to fish ball noodles.

There are some who prefer handmade fish balls, others that prefer the machine-made ones, and some who prefer their noodles soupy rather than dry.

7. Fish Head Steamboat

Steamboat is best enjoyed during cold and rainy weather, but when it comes to fish head steamboat, anytime is a good time for a steaming hot bowl of warming fish-based soup.

What sets the fish head steamboat apart from the conventional steamboat is the soup base made from boiling the fish head, often grouper, along with a slice of yam for a thick flavourful broth.

The restaurants usually offer raw fish slices, vegetables, vermicelli, shrimps, fish balls, meat balls, mushrooms, fish maw, egg and beancurd sheets. This will allow you to put in the other ingredients in the order that you like.

This is a meal worth sharing with a large group of people or a minimum of four because of the large portions served by most restaurants.

Here at Crystal Wild Seafood, we partner with a list of well known F&B and wholesalers to provide customers with the freshest and only the very best in seafood products.

Cook them and evaluate for yourself, just how perfect our selection of choices can be.

Crystal Wild Seafood, formerly known as Boon Teck Seafood, is a reputable Singaporean homegrown seafood specialist with over 30 years of operations and experience. Contact us at [email protected] or +65 6363 2765 for any seafood supply enquiries.

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