20 Dec '17, 11pm
Mouth-watering fried chicken and sambal belachan!
When I think of Malay food in Singapore, the first thing that comes to my mind is nasi lemak. This humble dish of fragrant coconut rice, meat, and sambal chilli is so popular that there are so many variations to it now. Lobster, cheese, you name it, we’ve got it. When I saw this stall selling nasi kukus, I had to run a google search to figure out what that is. For those who are as clueless as me, nasi kukus is actually similar to economic rice, just that the rice grains are steamed in individual aluminium cups, which gives the grains a soft and fluffy texture. Yes! Nasi Kukus specialises in nasi kukus and nasi dagang, which is red rice steamed with coconut milk. Located in Jurong East, this stall opened about a month ago. The owner and chef used to work in Mujur Catering which they claim is a renowned catering company in Kelantan. We ordered the Set A Spiced Fried Chicken ...