Give your taste buds a treat this Christmas! If you love local Singaporean dishes as much as we do, you must try out these Asian-flavoured turkeys. It is sure to give you a special jolly kick during your Christmas dinner.
Most Singaporeans take pride in the local food we have to offer. This Christmas, five restaurants have taken that pride onto the next level and created five uniquely seasoned turkeys! Whether you love spice or are looking for an Asian twist for Christmas, you must give these turkeys a try.
You can’t say no to good food!
If you are not familiar with Buah Keluak, it is a native fruit in Singapore. It can be found in Peranakan and Malay cuisine. The taste of the cured Buah Keluak nuts is thought to be similar to cacao and mushroom. According to the National Library Infopedia, it has been called the Asian equivalent of black truffles.
Experience the Asian version of black truffles for Christmas and try out the Roast Turkey with Buah Keluak Gravy from Jia Wei, Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy. It comes with four complimentary bottles of Tiger Crystal Beer and costs $148.
You can order the turkey from now till 30 December 2020 and the collection period will be till 3 January 2021. Remember to indicate your collection date at least three days after the order date! There will be a surcharge of $3 if you apply for delivery orders during the Christmas week (17-25 December).
Salted egg yolk is a well-loved Singaporean dish! From chips to curry puffs, Singaporeans can never get tired of the salty yet savoury flavour. Now, you can have salted egg turkey!
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is featuring Salted Egg Glazed Roasted Turkey for Christmas. It is served with XO Crabmeat Fried Rice, Seasonal Market Greens, and Salted Egg Cream Sauce that will definitely satisfy your Asian taste buds. The set generously serves 8-10 people, and the turkey is estimated to be 5-6kg before cooking.
Enjoy 25% off your order when you use the code ‘XMAS25’ which will bring the price down to $126+. The usual price of the set is $168+. You can order the set before 25 December 2020 and must place the order at least 3 days in advance.
If you are an Indian food lover, you must get the Shahi Tandoor Turkey from Shahi Maharani North Indian Restaurant. The sight of the turkey will add a festive red element to the table.
It might not seem like a traditional Christmas dinner option but cooking the turkey in the tandoori method will give the meat an enhanced smoky flavor. Tandoori meats are often extremely juicy and are well-seasoned, so it will definitely give you a burst of Asian spices.
The Shahi Tandoori Turkey comes with two sauces – Makhni sauce and mint yogurt sauce. The turkey cost $160.50 and you can add $28+ for Tandoor Vegetables which includes Tandoori Aloo, Broccoli, and Mushrooms. The restaurant also offers a Tandoori Turkey stuffed with minced meat biryani for $181.90.
Mee Siam is a noodle dish that is accompanied by a sweet yet tart gravy. The gravy is made from tamarind, shrimp, and soya bean paste. The dish is usually served with a slice of hard-boiled egg, bean sprouts, fried bean curd, and Chinese chives.
The turkey is a Nyonya-inspired rendition of Mee Siam that will be served with Nyonya Fried Mee Siam and gravy. The entire set cost $148+. Hotel Fort Canning also offers a Black Truffle Turkey Wellington, Satay Roast Turkey, Classic Roast Turkey, and Honey Baked Ham. There is also a wide selection of Yule Log for a sweet Christmas treat!
You can place your order or inquiry about the turkey by calling the hotel at (65) 6799 8809 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is more Singaporean than a Mala roasted turkey? If you and your family are mala-enthusiasts who spends a lot of time eating mala together, then this turkey was made for you. Sofitel Singapore offers a Szechuan Mala Roasted Turkey with Spicy Bean Sauce.
Mala needs no introduction to Singaporeans. This turkey is perfect for those who want a kick of spice during their Christmas dinner. The turkey is marinated in spicy bean sauce, chili flakes, Szechuan peppers, black bean sauce, and honey.
This spicy turkey costs $158 and weighs 5-6kg. It serves around six to eight people. If you think the turkey might be too spicy, Sofitel Singapore has a range of sides that may soothe your taste buds in between bites. Among them are Sauteed Brussel Sprouts, Chilled Maine Lobster Salad with Endives and Lemon Aioli, Roasted Japanese Pumpkin, and Butted Seasonal Vegetables.
Order ends on 25 December 2020. Place your order here.
It’s the season of Asian-seasoned turkey! These turkeys are bound to be a crowd favourite among your friends and family. Remember to place your orders early!