The first time my wife and I took a walk through the E-Hub mall at Downtown East in Pasir Ris, we saw a very nice looking restaurant on the entry level floor. The name of the place is simply “BBQ Chicken”. I’ve been thinking about it ever since and we finally had the opportunity to go back.
The place is very clean and very comfortable. We were seated in a nice booth in the corner. We took a look through the menu. It’s packed with a lot of great choices. You can get everything from salads to sandwiches to stuff off the grill. Looking at the posters on the wall, I think their “main attraction” dishes are made with chicken quarters that are cooked over charcoal, possibly using some sort of light olive oil. They did look tasty, but we were in the mood for something a bit lighter than that, so my wife got a chicken salad and I got the chicken tortilla meal. We also ordered an appetizer called koshi.
My chicken tortilla sandwich was pretty good. It was nothing spectacular, but it was very satisfying. The fries were a big greasy, but that’s ok. The coleslaw was surprisingly good. My wife’s salad was fantastic. The vegetables were fresh and the chicken in it was surprisingly tasty. I think it must be prepared the same way as the grilled chicken. The koshi dish can be seen in the picture above. It is 3 shish kebabs of chicken mixed with onion and red bell pepper. They were very good. My wife liked them a lot and said she could make a whole meal of them.
I can’t say much about the place. The food wasn’t extraordinary or unique. It was just good. We’ll be going back though, and next I plan on trying one of the grilled chicken meals.