Chicken rice is one of Singapore’s favourite dishes and Katong is a key food stop for local cuisines. It is, therefore, not surprising to find many chicken rice stalls in Katong. The popular dish adapted from early Chinese immigrants from Hainan can be found in all manner of eating establishments from nicely decorated hotel cafes to the humble old food centres. The prices are also wide ranging but you can get good Hainanese chicken rice in Katong from as low as $3. Here is the list of the favourite places of The Ordinary Patrons (TOP) for chicken rice in Katong.
Boon Tong Kee still serves one of the best chicken rice in Singapore. The chicken is tender and good tasting, the rice is fragrant and the chilli sauce and ginger sauce are the authentic stuff. Zhi char dishes are available in Boon Tong Kee Katong. The restaurant is neat and tidy and air-conditioned.
Price for a plate of chicken rice starts from $5.60 plus service charge and GST.
Boon Tong Kee
199 East Coast Road
Tel : +65 6478 1462
This stall in the basement food court of Katong Shopping Centre is simply known as the Delicious Boneless Chicken Rice stall. It is a self service stall. Be prepared to wait in line. Every order comes with a big bowl of tasty soup full of vegetables and you can help yourself to their archar. The chicken is not boneless but is aromatic, succulent and, yes, delicious.
Price for a plate of chicken rice starts from $4.80.
Delicious Boneless Chicken Rice
Katong Shopping Centre #B1-85/87
865 Mountbattan Road
Five Star Haiananese Chicken Rice’s kampong chicken is lean and tender. The rice is also good. Zhi Zhar dishes and seafood, like chilli crabs, are available. The stall has an indoor air-conditioned dining area as well as al fresco seating.
Price for a plate of chicken rice starts from $5.70.
Five Star Haiananese Chicken Rice
No. 191/193 East Coast Road
Tel : +65 6344 5911
Nan Xiang Chicken Rice stall is in a coffeeshop along Tanjong Katong Road. The chicken is succulent and cooked just right. The rice is fragrant and savoury and good enough to eat on its own without any sauce or even meat to go with it. The chili sauce and ginger sauce are good. Roast Pork and Roast Duck here are very good.
Price for a plate of chicken rice starts from $3.
Nan Xiang Chicken Rice
271 Tanjong Katong Road
Tel : +65 6397 6823
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