19 May '17, 5am

Neo BBQ Seafood: Origins of BBQ Stingray

Neo BBQ Seafood: Origins of BBQ Stingray

My quest for the origins of Singapore hawker dishes has brought me to this BBQ seafood stall at Yuhua Village Food Centre where I met the lady who claimed to be one of the first hawkers to serve BBQ Stingray in Singapore! I think most Singaporeans would consider BBQ stingray as part of our cultural heritage. However, this dish has not been around for as long as dishes like chicken rice or satay. I only realised just how integral it was to our canon of Singapore dishes after Anthony Bourdain mentioned it in the Simpsons episode, “The Food Wife “. He might have bastardised it by wrapping it in pig stomach and calling it “hung her kway chup”, but any Singaporean watching the episode will know that the “hung her ” he mentioned was a nod to the BBQ stingray. Mdm Neo claims that her husband, Mr Chew Yeo Huat was one of the first hawkers to sell BBQ stingray. After travelling to ...

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