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This Michelin Plate Herbal Mutton Soup Is A Crowd-Favourite At Pasir Panjang!

Nothing screams comfort more than a hot bowl of soup. With plenty of soup dishes to perk you up like fish soup, bak kut teh, and Chinese herbal soup, how about some mutton soup? With popular places like Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang, here’s another spot you can add to your list! Tucked away at Pasir Panjang Food Centre lies Ivy’s Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup where they serve up their Michelin Plate Herbal Mutton Soup! This stall is definitely a must-try and is one of the best dishes to have while at Pasir Panjang Food Centre!

Michelin Plate Stall At Pasir Panjang

Photo: Wenxi Chua (Facebook)

Fun fact, even though the stall’s name is Ivy’s, the owner is actually a man named Max Ng! An interesting story of how the stall was set up, Max was trying to woo Ivy back then and cooked mutton soup to win her heart. Looks like you can win a woman’s heart through her stomach as well!  Long story short, they got married and Max opened Ivy’s Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup in 2000. Not only does the stall have a beautiful backstory, but they also serve an amazing Herbal Mutton Soup! The stall has achieved the Michelin Plate status, in recognition of their scrumptious dish!

Delicious & Comforting Herbal Mutton Soup

 

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Despite that the smallest portion of Herbal Mutton Soup is served at $13, the stall continues to have snaking long queues every day. A pretty good indication that the dish is worth every penny! The mutton is marinated with fermented red yeast every morning and seared in oil to rid it of its gamey taste. The meat is then stewed for hours with more than 20 kinds of herbs. The result is extremely tender and flavourful ribs that’ll make you salivate at the sheer sight of it! For an extra depth of flavour, dip the ribs into the homemade chilli paste for an extra kick of spice and tang! Super shiok!

 

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The dish is served in a claypot, ensuring the soup remains warm right till your very last sip. Besides ribs, the dish also comes with tau pok, black fungus and wolfberries. The soup is thick and has a pleasant herbal flavour to it. Additionally, the flavour isn’t overpowered by the gaminess of the mutton, allowing you to enjoy every sip of that herbally goodness! Furthermore, there isn’t any trace of MSG-induced thirst so enjoy the soup to your heart’s content! The perfect dish for a rainy day!

 

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Try Ivy’s Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup Today!

Besides Herbal Mutton Soup, Ivy’s also serves up Herbal Tendon Soup ($13) and you can even add on other ingredients to your Herbal Mutton Soup such as tulang and tendons for the perfect comforting meal! With a Michelin Plate under their belt, Ivy’s is a definitely must-try! Head down early to avoid the long queues! Hurry down and try it today!

Address: 121 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118543

Operating Hours: Daily, 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cover Photo:  Wenxi Chua (Facebook), @poppycock (Instagram)

For more articles on soup dishes, do check out Hong Ji Claypot Herbal Bak Kut Teh!

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