In anticipation of Singapore Day in New York's Central Park, we'll be posting descriptions periodically over the week of the country's signature street food, which is sold there in hawker centers. Here, we give you ...

Nasi Lemak: "This 'rich rice' is cooked in coconut milk with the classic toppings of deep-fried fish; sunnyside up eggs; cucumbers; fried crispy anchovies, or ikan bilis; and a lemony sweet chili sambal. Fried chicken wings and spicy grilled fish paste, or otah, is a must for the die-hard nasi lemak fan."

Photograph from Etereal9 on Flickr


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