8 Amazing Rice Dumplings for Takeaway and Delivery in Singapore

8 Amazing Rice Dumplings for Takeaway and Delivery in Singapore

Impress your family and loved ones with these absolutely beautiful Zongzi creations this Dragon Boat Festival

Handmade with love, rice dumplings, Zongzi or Bak Chang are traditionally made with glutinous rice, stuffed with various mouth-watering fillings and wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves. Flavors, shape, filling and even the cooking style varies with every region of China, where this delicious snack is from. Tuck into the lovely creations from these well-known Singapore restaurants below, and commemorate this special occasion with a sumptuous feast for both the eyes and bellies. 

1. Yan Ting: Pork Belly and Salted Egg Yolk Rice Dumpling

Photo: Yan Ting

Luscious chunks of succulent pork belly greet your taste buds amidst the sticky rice as you chomp on this Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Pork Belly and Salted Egg Yolk from Yan Ting. Wrapped in typical Jiaxing pyramid-shaped style, this zongzi is choke-full of salty goodness from its mix of chestnuts, dried scallops, shiitake mushrooms, beans and let’s not forget- the quintessential salted egg yolk.

Order from: festive-stregissingapore.oddle.me/en_SG/

2. Paradise Dynasty: Black Truffle Five Grain Rice Dumpling 

Photo: Paradise Dynasty

Relish of the exquisite aroma of the black truffle as you unwrap this Black Truffle Five Grain Dumpling from Paradise Dynasty. Last year’s bestseller is making a comeback and you have to try it to understand why. Take a bite and let the complex textures of the five-grain, black glutinous and glutinous rice roll over your tongue. As the mix of roasted pork, salted egg and savory rice hits your palette, we promise you’ll become a fan too.

Order from: paradisegroup.oddle.me/en_SG, Deliveroo, Foodpanda or GrabFood

3. Li Bai: Large Teochew Dumpling

Photo: Li Bai

Get hearty and homely with Li Bai’s version of rice dumplings. Their teochew-styled zongzi is sure to bring back good old memories of your grandmother making dumplings in the kitchen. Each dumpling is stuffed with traditional favorites such as home home-marinated pork belly, stewed duck meat, dried scallop and Chinese mushroom. If that’s not umami enough for you, the mix of braised peanuts and chestnuts add a nice bite a mouthful of their Large Teochew Dumpling. Remember to order 3 days in advance to enjoy their lavish rice dumplings!

Order from: shopatsheraton.oddle.me

4. Peach Blossoms: Hokkaido Sweet Potato “Lava” Rice Dumpling 

Photo: Peach Blossoms

Could rice dumplings get any prettier? This Hokkaido Sweet Potato “Lava” Rice Dumpling from Peach Blossoms stands out in the zongzi crowd not just because of its light, dreamy lavender hues, but also because it’s pleasantly sweet. Naturally colored due to the butterfly pea rice, this aesthetically-pleasing teatime dessert is oozing with creamy purple and orange Hokkaido sweet potato custard. Pair it with some flowery chrysanthemum tea to complete the mid-afternoon relaxation.

Order from: parkroyalcollectionmarinabay.oddle.me/en_SG/

5. Crystal Jade: Spicy Dried Shrimp “Hei Bi Hiam” Rice Dumpling

Photo: Crystal Jade

We pounced on this Spicy Dried Shrimp “Hei Bi Hiam” Rice Dumpling from Crystal Jade almost immediately. For those who love a spicy kick to their zongzi, this feisty rice dumpling packs a punch with its full-bodied diced chicken center, which is generously coated with non other than homemade ‘hei bi hiam’ or spicy dried shrimp paste. Quality ingredients such as Indonesian dried red shrimp and Hokkaido conpoy make up this special sauce. Heads up – one piece may not be enough as you devour your way to the heart of this delightful treat.

Order from: estore.crystaljade.com

6. Hai Tien Lo: Traditional Jumbo Rice Dumpling 

Photo: Hai Tien Lo

Family and friends can definitely dig into this huge Traditional Jumbo Rice Dumpling from Hai Tien Lo. Made for four to six persons to share, this wholesome zongzi spares no classic elements from its filling. A generous portion of pork belly, Japanese mushrooms, dried scallops, salted egg yolk, chestnuts, green beans, lotus seeds and premium glutinous rice is jam-packed into this bak chang to give it its traditional flavor. Request it hot for an immediate family dinner or have them send it chilled for reheating the next day.

Order from: shop-panpacificsingapore.panpacific.com

7. Shang Palace: Black Truffle and French Organic Chicken with Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Rice Dumpling 

Photo: Shang Palace

Indulge in this incredible piece of art that Chef Mok has put together and you won’t put it stop till it’s all gone. This Black Truffle and French Organic Chicken with Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Rice Dumpling from Shang Palace combines 20 different Asian and Western ingredients. Expect delicacies such as four-head abalone, foie gras, sea cucumber and fish maw in this luxurious Zongzi that will wow even the most refined of taste buds. It holds a healthy mix of wolfberries and organic quinoa as well, and is certainly a fulfilling and nourishing meal in itself. 

Order from: buys.asia/sg/shangri-la/html/sls-ricedumpling2020-checkout-en.php

8. Man Fu Yuan: Roasted Smoked Duck Wild Rice Dumpling 

Photo: Man Fu Yuan

Looking for an alternative but equally yummy zongzi option? This Roasted Smoked Duck Wild Rice Dumpling from Man Fu Yuan has won over so many patrons that it gets sold out on occasions. Juicy roasted duck, black gold garlic, mushrooms and fragrant wild rice are wrapped in a unique circular shape with bamboo leaves to represent iconic black gold garlic used in this rice dumpling. 

Order from: singapore.intercontinental.com/festive/product/roasted-smoked-duck-wild-rice-dumpling/

Tried other equally amazing rice dumplings or zongzi? Let us know which other Bak Chang has won you and your family over in the comments below.

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