Claypot Rice in Singapore
In my humble opinion, claypot rice might be one of the most underrated hawker dishes in Singapore. While we don’t think to have this dish often at the hawker centre, it is immensely satisfying to eat, both in terms of flavour and texture. You get the savouriness of dark soy sauce, umami of salted fish, and crispness of burnt rice, all in one bite. With that, here’s our list of 10 claypot rice stalls in Singapore you have to try if you’re a fan of the dish, including halal and Michelin-approved options.
1. Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice
Situated within Chinatown Complex is Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice, where every pot of rice is painstakingly prepared from scratch. While the queues can stretch up to an hour-long, the claypot rice here is definitely worth the wait.
Depending on the portion size, each pot of Mixed Rice ranges from $8 to $30. It comes loaded with tender chicken pieces, waxy lap cheong, umami salted fish, and a hefty serving of greens. While you’re here, be sure to get the Lotus Root Pork Rib Soup ($2.50) on the side, to wash down the heaviness of the rice dish.
Check out our Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice review!
Address: 335 Smith Street, #2-197/198/199, Chinatown Complex Food Centre, Singapore 050335
Opening hours: Fri-Wed 4:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6227 2470
Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice is not a halal-certified eatery.
2. New Lucky Claypot Rice
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Another well-known claypot rice stall in Singapore is New Lucky Claypot Rice, with a Michelin Bib Gourmand accolade to their name. Waiting times