5 dishes to try at Chong Pang Market & Food Centre

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It’s always a beauty when you wake up in the morning and head down to the nearest hawker centre for some delectable Singaporean breakfast and perhaps a cup of kopi. Northerners around the Yishun area will have their quick fix at the Chong Pang Market & Food Centre. The list of five things to try here are my key favourites, dishes that I would usually order. If you do have more to recommend, feel free to share!

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First up, we have the good ol’ Chinese Nasi Lemak and Beehoon stall. Pay $2.20 for a set including an egg and a chicken wing, and perhaps be like me and add another wing for $1.20. The chicken wings is exceptionally crispy, with good fragrance and naturally finger licking good.

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I was recommended to the Braised Duck rice some time back, and it certainly lives up to its name by attracting a following. A short queue typically ensues for a plate of Boneless Braised Duck coupled with flavoured rice, a side of Braised egg, tofu and some peanuts. I found it good enough as comfort food, simply inspiring me to cook my own Braised Duck.

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How can there be breakfast without Chwee Kueh. The stall here has perhaps been around since I was a little boy. The Chwee Kueh is buttery smooth, with a light texture that is well seasoned by the fragrant Cai poh. A tad oily but I guess that makes it all the more tasty.

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This was my most recent recommendation – Bee Hoon Kueh. The hand cut noodles are delectably chunky and firm, giving a marvelous texture as it is paired with the savoury egg soup. It is a dish I would save for that cold rainy day, when you do want nothing but a bowl of hot soup and some Bee Hoon Kueh noodles to sit by an open fire your Korean drama.

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Unfortunately, I wanted to order a plate of Chai Tao Kueh, but strangely the uncle closed the stall before I even got to the place. Bee Kee Cooked Food does serve up some excellent carrot cake and perhaps the next time I’m there, I’ll relive the memories.

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The food journey is perhaps best ended with a mix of Yuan Yang soya bean milk and chin chow. The drink starts from 60cenrw onwards and is probably one of the cheapest ways to refresh yourself from such a hot day.

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So there you have it, five if my own personal favorites at the Chong Pang Market & Food Centre. Are they your favourites or do you have others on the list? Do share!



  • Thank you for this! Am gonna head there for breakfast tomorrow and these are good recommendations.

    Cheers!