Zai Shun Curry Fish Head has Michelin-approved fish dishes in Jurong
Fish is expensive. To me, there’s no point in wasting money in this economy for subpar fish or overpriced restaurant dishes when Singapore has places like Zai Shun Curry Fish Head that do it better at more affordable prices. Zai Shun is famous for serving extremely fresh fish, so I was happy to be my colleague’s self-declared lunch buddy for the day the moment he mentioned a desire to try their namesake curry fish head.
Zai Shun Curry Fish Head sells Teochew porridge, classic zi char, and a range of fish dishes that have gotten them on the Michelin Bib Gourmand list since 2017. Running the joint is 64-year-old Ong Cheng Kee, with about 50 years of cooking experience under his belt.
He opened Zai Shun as a hawker stall in the nearby Yuhua Food Centre in 1981, selling much of...