10 Unexpected Salted Egg Fusion Dishes in Singapore – Salted Egg Tendon, Ramen, Sushi Roll, Polo Bao!
Food such as Salted Egg Crabs, Salted Egg Wings, and Salted Egg Fish Skin are earning their keep as some of Singapore’s must-have “National Dishes”.
While these can be considered expected favourites, how about some surprising Salted Egg fusion dishes?
Never say never, because Salted Egg Tendon and Salted Egg Ramen have arrived in Singapore.
For the adventurous foodies, you can look up the ”Salted Egg Shiok” map to check out the tempting salted egg dishes on our sunny island and their locations. Need some Salted Egg zhi char dishes for dinner after work? You can check it out.
8 Grange Road, Orchard Cineleisure #01-04 Singapore 239695 (Somerset MRT)
Opening Hours: 11.30am – 9.30pm (Sun – Thurs), 11.30am – 10:00pm (Fri, Sat & eve of PH)
Also available at The Cathay, I12 Katong, Bedok Mall, Compass One, White Sands, Hillion Mall, JEM, J8, Clementi Mall, AMK Town Centre, SingPost Centre and Jurong Point.
Salted Egg-straordinaire aka Salted Egg Maki Roll
Maki-San is the first ever sushi place in Singapore to customise your sushi and Japanese-inspired salads.
There are over 60 ingredients to choose from, for the Little San ($7.90) or Mega San ($9.90) wrap – good for dine-in or takeaways.
The special sauce brought back by popular demand is the “Salted Egg-straordinaire sauce”. This can be included within the maki wrap, or as accompanying dip.
As a recommendation, I think this sauce works well with fried ingredients such as Tempura Otah and Tempura Soft Shell Crab.
30 Victoria Street, #01-11/12, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Tel: +65 6352 1966
Opening Hours: Lunch 1200pm – 2:30pm Last Order 2:00pm
Dinner 6:00pm – 11:00pm Last Order 10:30pm (Mon – Sat)
5:00pm – 10:00pm, Last Order 9:30pm (Sun)
Salted Egg Chashu Ramen
Renga-Ya is a modern Japanese Charcoal BBQ & Steakhouse, serving up a premium quality A4 Kagoshima Wagyu, Hokkaido Prime Beef, Kagoshima Pork, and Japanese Seafood.
This could come as a surprise. Their limited Cold Ramen ($14.90++) comes topped with Torched Homemade Chashu, Beansprouts, Japanese Burdock Root & Seaweed with Homemade Salted Egg Sauce.
The salted egg sauce was creamy and smooth, which mixed well with the cold ramen and pork slices.
I wonder how the Japanese would react to this, as this can be considered a cross-cultural mash-up which can be quite mind-blowing.
Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab Salad
Other Salted Egg Japanese-fusion items you can expect at Renga-Ya include the Salted Egg Kagoshima Pork Katsu, Salted Egg Fried Chicken, and Salted Egg Chicken Katsu.
If you would like something lighter, try the Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab Salad with soft-shell crabs fried to a golden crisp, drizzled over with enticing salted egg sauce.
(Note: Above 2 dishes in limited quantities, check with store for availability.)
Don Meijin at Ramen Champion
201 Victoria Street, #04-10, Bugis+, Singapore188067
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 10:30pm (Mon – Sun)
Golden Salted Egg Tendon
I once wrote in jest that Don Meijin, known for its Chilli Crab Tendon, would release a Salted Egg version. And they did!
What you get is a Tempura Donburi ($16) topped with crispy prawns, onsen egg, chicken fillet, green beans, pumpkin, crabsticks, green pepper and seasonal fish fillet tempura, all drizzled with a savoury, creamy salted egg sauce.
The sauce is cooked with salted egg yolk, curry leaves, butter and evaporated milk, and is slightly on the sweet side. For those with risk-taking taste buds.
Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, #B1-75 Singapore 179103 (City Hall MRT)
Tel: +65 6338 5584
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 10:00pm (Mon – Sun)
Also available at Junction 8, Westgate, Waterway Point and Tiong Bahru Plaza.
Salted Egg Yolk Chicken with Gyoza
Osaka Ohsho is said to be “The King of Gyoza in Osaka”, a franchise with more than 300 outlets in Asia.
The pan-fried meat dumplings now come served with an interesting Salted Egg set ($15.90), in which deep fried karaage style chicken are fried with a layer of rich and creamy salted egg sauce.
For noodle lovers, you can also find Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Ramen ($11.00).
Cajun on Wheels Pasarbella Suntec City
3 Temasek Boulevard, #01-455 North Wing, Suntec City Singapore 038983
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm (Mon – Sun)
Cajun on Wheels Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura, #03-92 Singapore 238839 (Dhoby Ghaut MRT)
Opening Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm (Mon – Sun)
Olympian Bucket In Salted Egg Sauce
Cajun on Wheels (C.O.W) is a Singapore homegrown seafood chain that provides the experience of enjoying Louisiana-style seafood cuisine with an Asian twist.
The Olympian Bucket ($165, serves 3-4) comes with Scottish Dungeon Crab, Sri Lankan Crab, Prawns, White Clams, Mussels, Sweet Corn, Potatoes and Chicken Spam, which you can douse in a choice of Salted Egg Sauce.
The sauce which is cooked with curry leaves and the chili padi, is slightly creamier and not too heavy. This allows diners to enjoy the natural flavour of the fresh seafood.
Salted Egg Yolk Fries ($6) are also available as an Ala Carte order.
SPRUCE @ Savourworld
Ascent,2 Science Park Drive #01-16 Singapore Science Park 1 Singapore 118222 (Kent Ridge MRT)
Tel: +65 6266 0377
Opening Hours: 11:30am –9:30 pm (Mon – Fri), 12:00pm – 9:00pm (Sat ,Sun & PH)
Salted Egg Baja Fish Taco
Never quite expected Salted Egg to appear in Mexican food?
SPRUCE has introduced a Salted Egg Baja Fish Taco ($8) – deep-fried battered fish fillet in warm flour tortilla, filled with lettuce, fajita spices and Salted Egg sauce.
Roll it all up and have it in one bite for a creamy, sweet and salty treat.
Our Tampines Hub, #01-102, 25 Tampines Street 82, Singapore 528988 (Near Tampines MRT) Opening Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm Daily
Seafood Salted Egg Pot
Halal eatery Tenderfresh is known for its hearty Western classics coupled with the nostalgic taste of crispy chicken.
The chain co-owned by popular actor-host Ben Yeo, has introduced a Seafood Salted Egg Pot ($16.90) which he personally recommended to me.
This was a pot of salmon pieces, prawns, mussels and clams, cooked in light-creamy salted egg sauce.
The base was somewhat watered down, though you could drink it like a soup or pair with some toasted garlic bread.
One Farrer Confectionery
One Farrer Hotel & Spa, Owen Link, 1 Farrer Park Station Road Singapore 217562 (Farrer Park MRT Exit C)
Tel: +65 6705 7824
Opening Hours: 8:00am – 9:00pm (Mon – Sun)
Salted Egg Po Lo Bao
One Farrer Confectionery is known for its plethora of freshly baked artisanal breads, pastries, and cakes.
The Salted Egg Charcoal Po Lo Bao ($4) is newly launched, R&D for more than 2 months to get the recipe right.
Have it while it is hot (or you can microwave for 30 seconds) to experience the flowy lava fillings of sweet salted egg within the crusted bun.
Note: The Salted Egg Charcoal Po Lo Bao is only available from Monday to Friday, 2pm to 5pm, limited to 20 pieces per day. However, the confectionery can take pre-orders at least 3 days in advance.
The Bakery Chef
Blk 161 Bukit Merah Central Singapore 150161
Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm (Mon-Thurs), 10am – 9pm (Fri-Sun)
Matcha Salted Egg Lava Toast
Just in case you are wondering why the flow in the photo is GREEN (while everything else is yellow), this is because it is a combination of both Salted Egg and Matcha.
For $14.80, you get a choice of charcoal, brioche or matcha toast, with an option of Salted Egg or Matcha Salted Egg fillings, topped up with ice cream.
A toast with almost crispy layer and oozing centre has driven some instagrammers on a frenzy.
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Traditional vs Fusion, which is more shiok? From the classic Salted Egg Yolk dishes that stick to tradition, or the fusion foods that place a twist on the traditional.
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