Claypot Rice

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hawker Favourites: Popular Singaporean Street Foods

By The MeatMen

Published 2017

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Our version of claypot rice makes use of salted mackerel in oil as they are less salty than dried ones and much softer in terms of texture. Mix this up with quality jasmine rice and dark soy sauce for a claypot feast at home!


  • 5 Tbsp cooking oil or oil from salted fish
  • 4–6 slices mui heong salted fish (mack


  1. Prepare chicken. Cut boneless chicken thighs into 4-cm chunks and marinate with thick dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, cornflour and water. Mix well, cover and let sit in the fridge for 2 hours or longer.
  2. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in a pan over medium heat. Add salted fish and lup cheong and stir-fry until fragrant. Set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 3 T