The salted egg yolk trend has taken Singpapore by storm and all foodies would have craved for anything salted egg yolk. You have seen salted egg yolk buns, croissants, crabs and even on cakes and waffles! With salted egg yolk, everything tastes better – from chips, salmon skin, to even lotus root. With this in mind, we’ve hunted down some seriously addictive salted egg yolk snacks.
Here’s our take on these snacks.
Warning: They’re seriously addictive!
1. The Golden Duck
These are not your usual ordinary chips. Hand-crafted using an original Taiwanese-inspired recipe, The Golden Duck is Singapore’s #1 purveyor of premium gourmet salted egg snacks.
Packaged conveniently in a resealable bag, each chip is baked to golden perfection with its Taiwanese Salted Egg Yolk coated evenly onto its potato crisps. Its authentic salted egg yolk flavour leaves you wanting for more after each bite! These gems get sold out quickly so do order online before picking them up in stores. Retails at $7 per pack, it’s definitely worth it!
2. Irvins Salted Egg
The guys at Irvins Salted Egg Yolk makes delicious potato chips and deep fried salmon skin seasoned in amazing salted egg yolk sauce! Imagine crisp potato chips coated with a layer of salted egg yolk sauce, spiced with curry leaves, and bits of red chilli that leaves a tinge of spiciness. These chips and fried salmon skin are perfect for stay-home weekends or to satisfy your salted egg yolk cravings. Best consumed within 2 weeks, it was so good we could finish it within hours! Their Salted Egg Yolk Potato Chips and Salted Egg Yolk Fish Skin retail at $15 per pack.
If you’re craving for more salted egg yolk dishes, simply purchase their Salted Egg Yolk Sauce sold in a bottle for $15. You can now cook up any dishes with its addictive sauce! Free delivery if you order over $100. Alternatively, delivery charge is $15. Do check their updated locations on their Facebook page.
Irvins Salted Egg (Pickup)
Address: Leban HK Cafe, 2 Jalan Leban, Singapore, 577547
Contact: 65 6257 8801
Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 5pm-2am
Address: Raffles Xchange B1, Raffles Place MRT, Across Pop In store
Opening Hours: Weekdays 11am-7pm (Pickup 11-630pm)
3. TungLok Seafood
Offering the freshest catch to welcome seafood lovers, TungLok Seafood specialises in the best of Singapore-style seafood prepared with the freshest ingredients. Not to be missed is the unique salted egg yolk fish skin! This is a must try. The crispy fish skin is so crispy you can literally hear the crunch when you bite into it.
Indulge in their ala carte lunch buffet on weekdays at $26.80++, on weekends or public holidays at $28.80; or their buffet dinner at $35.80++ at their Orchard Central restaurant. You’ll be able to order countless servings of this addictive snack! Reservations are highly recommended! Do note that prices differ for their Upper Jurong Outlet. Click here for more information.
TungLok (Orchard Central)
Address: 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central #11-05, Singapore 238896
Contact: 65 6834 4888
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 11.30-3pm (Last order 2.30pm); 6pm-10.30pm (Last order 10pm), Sun/PH 10am-3pm; 6pm-10.30pm (Last order 2.30pm); 10.30pm (Last order 10pm)
TungLok (Upper Jurong)
Address: 511 Upper Jurong Road, The Arena Country Club, Singapore 638366
Contact: 65 6262 6996
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 11.30-3pm (Last order 2.30pm); 5.30pm-10.30pm (Last order 10pm), Sun/PH 10am-3pm; 5.30pm-10.30pm (Last order 2.30pm); 10.30pm (Last order 10pm)
4. Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House
Located at the idyllic Quayside Isle at Sentosa Cove, Blue Lotus is a casual dining restaurant that serves traditional Chinese dishes. Sit at their alfresco area and enjoy the gentle breeze and stunning views of the marina. Their signature dishes include Chilli Pomelo Crab, Szechun Style Spicy Boston Lobster, and also their Crispy Fried Salmon Skin. Coated with salted egg yolk and lime zest, its skin is fried to crispy perfection. Great as a starter but one portion will be never enough to share! Though it’s a whooping $16 for a plate, the salmon skin is crunchy and tasty. So difficult to practise restraint and self control here!
Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House
Address: 31 Ocean Way, #01-13 Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375
Contact: 65 6339 0880
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6pm-10pm (Last order 9.30pm), Sat/Sun 11.30am-3pm (Last order 2.30pm); 6pm-10pm (Last order 9.30pm)
5. Wan He Lou
You might have heard of Wan He Lou’s award winning Signature Lobster Porridge. Well, this place not only specialises in lobster porridge. Their Crispy Lotus with Salted Egg Yolk ($11.90) is a must try! Thin pieces of lotus root deep fried to perfection are coated with generous crumbs of salted egg yolk. Let’s just start our diet plan the next day instead…
Wan He Lou
Address: 65 Maude Road, Singapore 208347
Contact: 65 6294 8057/65 9138 6330
Opening Hours: Daily 11am-2.30pm, 5pm-10.30pm
6. Tao Seafood Asia
At Tao Seafood Asia, it is highly recommended to start your meal with their Crispy Fish Skin with Salted Egg Sauce ($10). This is served as an appetizer. The fish skin used is from Eel, deep fried and pan tossed with generous amount of salted egg yolk sauce. While it looks a little sinful and oily, it turns out to be light to the bite, rich and highly addictive! The savoury goodness makes it a good pair with a cold pint of beer.
Tao Seafood Asia
Address: 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2 #02-10, Singapore 018961
Contact: 65 6844 9969
Opening Hours: Daily 11.30am-2.30pm/ 6pm-10pm (last order by 9.30pm )
Tempted by these delectable salted egg yolk snacks? Drop by any of these restaurants or order online to satisfy your cravings. These snacks are simply irresistible. It’s going to be hard to stop once you start.
(Header Image by Ivrins Salted Egg, edited by writer)