While everyone has their own opinions on the best Chicken Rice in Singapore, there is no denying that it is one of the national dishes of Singapore. This simple dish of succulently-cooked chicken paired with fragrant white rice and garlic chili can be found all over Singapore, from humble hawker stalls to posh restaurants and hotels.
Here are some of our favourite!
1. Yeo Keng Nam Traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice
Ask your parents and they will probably be familiar with Yeo Keng Nam Traditional Hainanese Chicken Rice. This chicken rice establishment has been around for many years having been handed down for generations.
Choose from their steamed or roasted chicken rice options, and if you’re fickled-minded, you can even have both on the same plate! Moreover, there is an extensive selection of delectable zi char dishes that you can order to complement you meal.
Address: 8 Braddell Rd, Singapore 359898
Opening hours: Daily, 10.30am – 10pm
Tel: 6285 4261
2. Ah Boy Chicken Rice
If you happen to be in the vicinity of Yew Tee, then you cannot miss heading down to Ah Boy Chicken Rice! Even local celebrity chef, Eric Teo, has raved about their delicious chicken rice!
Their plate of tender chicken meat is served with a portion of delicious achar. Complement it with a plate of their aromatic and fluffy chicken rice and we are pretty sure you will order another serving!
Address: Blk 678A, Choa Chu Kang Crescent, V6 Food Court #01-01, Singapore 681678
Opening hours: Daily, 7.30am – 8pm (Closed on alternate Thu)
3. Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice
There must be a reason why Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice has been crowned as Top Hawker at AsiaOne People’s Choice Award 2010 and even has four outlets across Singapore
Wee Nam Kee is famed for its unique chicken rice dipping sauce – a unique concoction of spicy chilli sauce, yellow ginger and dark soy sauce.
Address: 101 Thomson Road, #01-08 United Square, Singapore 307591
Opening hours: Daily 10.30am – 10pm
Tel: 6255 6396
4. Tian Tian Chicken Rice
Catering to the busy CBD workers, Tian Tian Chicken Rice is known for its tantalising chicken rice packed in a takeaway lunch box.
Think glossy chicken skin, tender chicken meat slices and a delicious plate of fragrant rice. At just $3.50, it will definitely be one of the more gratifying meals you’ll ever have at that cost!
Address: Maxwell Food Centre #01-10/11, 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184
Opening hours: Tue to Sun 10am – 9pm (Closed on Mon)
Tel: 9691 4852
5. Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice (Golden Mile Food Centre)
Golden Mile Food Centre is known for their extensive selection of cuisines and food stalls. Of course, you can’t forget their popular Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice!
Despite its popularity, the owners believe in personally serving each and every customer, so you don’t have to stand in line to wait. Their chicken meat is soft and smooth and served with a plate of fragrant chicken rice. You definitely do not want to share this meal with anyone else!
Address: 505 Beach Road,#B1-35 Golden Mile Food Centre, Singapore
Opening hours: Daily, 11.30am – 9pm (Closed on Sun)
Tel: 6298 6270
6. Chin Chin Eating House
Perhaps one of the best places in town to indulge in a mouthwatering plate of chicken rice would be at Chin Chin Eating House. Established in 1934, Chin Chin has been serving up authentic Hainanese chicken rice ever since.
Their chicken rice is drizzled with light soya sauce and sesame oil to enhance the natural fragrance of the chicken. Additionally, Chin Chin also offers a good variety of other Hainanese dishes like pork chop and chap chye.
Address: 19 Purvis Street, Singapore 188598
Opening hours: Daily, 7am – 9pm
Tel: 6337 4640
7. Sin Kee Famous Cantonese Chicken Rice
Sin Kee Famous Cantonese Chicken Rice is truly a family business being passed down through the generations over the years.
What makes patrons constantly coming back for more is their chunky chicken meat served with a plate of flavourful yet surprisingly, not as oily rice. Together with the unique Cantonese style ginger dip, it simply makes the chicken meat even more tantalising!
Address: Blk 40 Holland Drive, Singapore 270040
Opening hours: Daily, 11am – 7pm (Closed on Mon)
Tel: 8428 7865
8. Ming Kee Chicken Rice
The perpetual long queues at Ming Kee Chicken Rice is a testament to the quality and taste of its chicken rice.
Their secret lies in preparing the chicken meat fresh from the ice bucket, creating a succulent texture and flavourful taste. And that winning recipe is the reason why Ming Kee only serves white (steamed) chicken!
Address: Kim San Leng Food Centre #01-522, 511 Bishan Street 13, Singapore 570511
Opening hours: Daily, 10am – 930pm (Closed on alternate Tuesdays)
These chicken rice stalls in Singapore definitely serve up a delectable plate of chicken rice that will whet your taste buds! So the next time you are craving for some succulent chicken meat, head down to these chicken stalls for a savoury plate of chicken rice! Or perhaps check out some of the other best hawker food in Singapore!