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Nandos Peri Peri Chicken

If you’re looking for a mouthwatering chicken experience in Singapore, you can’t go wrong with Nandos Peri Peri Chicken. This South African restaurant chain has been serving up delicious flame-grilled chicken since it first opened its doors in Johannesburg back in 1987. Today, Nando’s has become a global sensation, with over 1,200 restaurants in 35 countries worldwide, including several locations in Singapore. Lets take a dine-in.

Lets take a Nandos Peri Peri Chicken dine in today
Lets take a Nandos Peri Peri Chicken dine in today!

Nando’s Singapore first opened its doors in 2010 and has since become a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. The company’s success can be attributed to its unique approach to chicken. Also, their dishes are marinated in a blend of Peri-Peri spices and then flame-grilled to perfection. The result is a tender, juicy chicken that is bursting with flavor.

Nando’s is a privately-owned company, with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. The chain is known for its commitment to sustainability and ethical sourcing. Also, all of Nando’s chickens are being sourced from free-range farms that meet strict animal welfare standards.

A chicken specialist

When it comes to ordering at Nando’s, there are several options to choose from. The restaurant offers a variety of chicken dishes.They are available in quarter, half, and whole chickens, as well as chicken burgers, wraps, and salads. Additionally, for those who prefer something other than chicken, Nando’s also serves up beef burgers, vegetarian burgers, and grilled fish.

Recommended mains includes their 1/4 Chicken starting at $18.58 for 1 side, or $21.69 for two, which is the combination I would go for. For the hungry, their half Chicken is priced at a more pricey $28.53 and $31.65 for 1 or 2 sides respectively. Additional À-la-carte sides by themselves cost $5.35 a pop.

Chicken experts delivering rather tasty sauce-infused chicken at 6 spicy levels
Chicken experts delivering rather tasty sauce-infused chicken at 6 spicy levels.

One of the most popular dishes at Nando’s is the Peri-Peri chicken. It comes in various spice levels ranging from mild to extra hot. If you’re new to Nando’s, it’s recommended to start with a mild spice level and work your way up as you become more accustomed to the heat. Also, if you are in a group, their sharing platter comprising of whole chicken and collection of sides and drinks is one to go for. Prices ranges from $62 for 2 pax to $131.69 for 4-6 diners.

Chicken sharing plate for 2 pax ($62)
Chicken sharing plate for 2 pax ($62).

Not just chicken

Nando’s is not just about chicken; the restaurant offers a variety of other dishes that are equally delicious and worth trying. One of the must-try dishes at Nando’s is the Espetada Rustica. This dish features succulent pieces of beef that have been marinated in the restaurant’s signature Peri-Peri sauce and grilled to perfection. The dish is served on a skewer with roasted vegetables and chips, making it a hearty and filling meal. If you prefer something less filling, there is also Chicken Livers Gizzards and Portuguese Roll ($9.97).

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Nicely roasted
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Gizzard sides
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Rice sides

Additionally, if you’re in the mood for seafood, the Grilled Prawns at Nando’s are a must-try. These jumbo prawns are seasoned with Peri-Peri sauce and grilled to perfection, resulting in a smoky and flavorful taste. Also, the prawns are served with a side of spicy rice, making it a complete and satisfying meal.

Peri Peri chicken with wedges and garden vegetable sides ($21.69)
Peri Peri chicken with wedges and garden vegetable sides ($21.69).

For vegetarians, Nando’s offers a variety of options, including the Veggie Burger and the Veggie Espetada. The Veggie Burger is made with a vegetarian patty, cheese, lettuce, and tomato, and is served with a side of Peri-Peri mayonnaise. The Veggie Espetada, on the other hand, features a skewer of mixed vegetables that have been marinated in Peri-Peri sauce and grilled to perfection. The dish is served with chips and a side salad, making it a healthy and flavorful meal.

You can option your Nandos Peri Peri Chicken dish with Super spicy  intense flavours out of the kitchen. THough you can always add more with self-help sauces
You can option your Nandos Peri Peri Chicken dish with Super spicy  intense flavours out of the kitchen. Though you can always add more with self-help sauces.

Best paired with their Peri Peri sauces

In addition to its delicious chicken, Nando’s is also known for its wide range of Peri-Peri sauces. There are 6 levels of spiciness you can have your chicken prepared. Examples include Lemon and herb, Mango and lime, mild hot and extra hot.

Do try Nandos Peri peri sauce, a blend of African Bird's Eye Chilli and other assorted spices
Do try Nandos Peri peri sauce, a blend of African Bird’s Eye Chilli and other assorted spices.

On top of that, you can pair for extra flavour your chicken with their Peri-Peri sauce. It is made with a blend of African Bird’s Eye Chilli and other spices, as well as milder options like lemon and herb and mango and lime. Also, for those who prefer something with a bit more kick, the extra hot Peri-Peri sauce is a must-try. Notably, these sauces can be purchased in supermarkets too.

Seasoned with mild-spicy flavored peri peri sauce
Seasoned with mild-spicy flavored peri peri sauce.

To complement your meal, Nando’s also offers a variety of sides, including fries, coleslaw, corn on the cob, and spicy rice. Also, for a healthier option, try the grilled vegetables or the Portuguese salad. The salad is made with mixed greens, cucumber, and tomato, and is topped with a tangy vinaigrette.

Fries and wedges sides of the trade paired with your half chicken
Fries and wedges sides of the trade paired with your half chicken.

Wrapping up

When it comes to the ordering process, Nando’s Singapore has made it easy for customers to order online or through their mobile app. The restaurant also offers dine-in and takeaway options, so you can enjoy your meal wherever you choose. Also, the service at Nando’s Singapore is great, with friendly and attentive staff who are always ready to help. The restaurant has a casual and laid-back atmosphere. It makes the place the perfect spot for a quick lunch or a relaxed dinner with friends.

In conclusion, Nando’s Singapore is a must-visit for anyone who loves chicken. With its unique Peri-Peri marinade, delicious sauces, and mouthwatering sides, it’s no wonder why this South African chain has become a global phenomenon. So, whether you’re in the mood for a spicy juicy Peri-Peri chicken platter, Nando’s has got you covered.

Verdict:

Must Go! | Actually pretty Good | Worth Trying | Shortlist Optionally | Should Avoid

Nandos Restaurant Locality Map

Plaza Singapura
#04 -10/11, 68 Orchard Rd,
Singapore 238839
Opening Hours: 10:00am– 10:00pm.

 

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