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Charcoal-Grilled Pork Lard Satay With Pineapple Sauce Found In Old Airport Road Food Centre

Here’s a question about satay. Where is it from? According to Wikipedia, there is a possibility that satay came from Javanese cuisine. However, we read an online discussion that mentioned the word, ‘satay’, came from a Hainanese / Hokkien word that means three pieces, ‘Sar Deh’. What’s Hainanese satay all about? Pork satay and pineapple sauce, and here’s where you can find it!

Charcoal-Grilled Pork Lard Satay With Pineapple Sauce

 

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Satay is not rare in Singapore. It is possible to find a hawker stall selling satay in every food centre. Most of these hawker stalls serve satays with pineapple sauce. Spicy and crunchy, it seems like the perfect sauce for a perfectly grilled satay. Have you tried satay dipped in pineapple sauce before? Head down to Chye Seng Satay located in Old Airport Road Food Centre to try it out.

 

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Operated by an elderly couple, this satay stall still serves pineapple sauce as a dip. Mixed with peanut sauce, it is a beautiful mixture of spicy, crunchy, and tanginess. Apart from pineapple sauce being the highlight, Chye Seng Satay serves pork lard satay. No, it is not pork meat, pork lard, and pork meat again situation, it is full-on pork lard on a skewer! Life-changing.

 

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Grilled to perfection, each skewers are charred on the sides, and you can see the jelly-like texture of the pork lard in deep brown. It is a must to pair these satays with some ketupat. Smooth like butter, every grain works really work well cohesively to give you that perfect bite. When you’re in Old Airport Road Food Centre, don’t forget to try this gem out!

Chye Seng Satay At Old Airport Road Food Centre

Address: 51 Old Airport Rd, #01-146, Singapore 390051

Operating Hours: Daily, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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