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Clams were fresh and well cooked with their special Thai Chilli Sauce with spring onions. It goes well as a side dish with the mains.

Stir-Fried Clams with Thai Chilli Sauce 泰式辣味啦啦 - $13

Comparing the same dish we used to have years back, the presentation of Squid with Lime Sauce has significantly improved. The squid was beautifully cut and curled up while the zesty lime taste with a tad spicy kick made this dish the crowd's pleaser.

Squid with Lime Sauce 辣椒柠檬墨鱼- $13

Thai Vermicelli was stirred-fried with prawns, meat, carrot, chilli and beansprouts. 

Thai Vermicelli - $7

The plate of Basil Rice with Egg can be served with Pork or Chicken. The basil scent was adequate and a portion of rice to meat was good. 

Basil Rice with Egg (Pork) - $7 

Wok fried taste and the alluring fragrance of the use of fried onions were addictive. Get some squeeze of Thai Lime onto this dish to enjoy the dish with elevated fruity citrus. 

Fried Kway Teow with Kai Lan - $7

Posted 16 January 2022

It has been a long time since my last visit and still, they are one of my best choices for Thai Food in the Western part of Singapore. With their $6 Set Lunch promotion Monday to Sunday, 11am to 5pm it makes it so affordable and tempting for me to come here frequently. Their lunch set menu is limited with one main dish listed on the menu with a choice of drinks at $6.

Calamansi & Lemongrass drink
Calamansi & Lemongrass drink

Well fried with strong Wok Hei, these Drunken Noodles are firey thus beware if you do not intend to take spicy dishes. Drunken noodles ingredients includes shredded squid and kiffir Lime Leaves elevating the taste.

Drunken Noodles

Phad Thai is always on a sweeter side coupled with peanuts and chilli flakes by the side. The Phad Thai is deliciously coated in its tangy and sweet sauce with a generous amount of eggs. Other ingredients include prawns, chive and beansprouts.

Phad Thai

These prawn cakes are ordered additionally on top of the lunch promotion set meals. The texture is similar to what we have from the fish cakes. These cakes were coated with crumbs and accompanied with Thai Sweet and Sour Chilli Sauce.

Prawn Cakes - $8

They were fried to golden perfection.

Beautifully Fried to Golden Brown

The texture was soft and springy with a sweet-tasting bite. Coupled with the sweet and sour chilli sauce and it makes this appetiser so welcoming for us. 

Prawn Cakes

Posted 26 April 2019

Lately, Soi Thai has been my frequently visited eatery. Having visited Soi Thai Kitchen in Tampines & Soi Thai Kitchen in Jurong West quite some years back, I'm glad that they are spreading the wings further creating more outlets offering more wallet-friendly authentic Thai Cuisine.

This is our all-time favourite and with the request of less spiciness so that we won't be swallowing down the chilli seeds. We prefer the clear version and customers can have the choice of chicken Tom Yam or Seafood Tom Yam Soup. 

Clear Tom Yam Soup 冬炎清汤
Clear Tom Yam Soup 冬炎清汤 - $7

Mango Salad is one of the recommendations on the menu. It's appetizing and too we requested for the less spicy version. Shredded mango is tossed with peanuts, fish sauce, coriander, carrot, onions and lime juice. It's quite addictive and makes a great side dish.

Mango Salad 芒果沙拉 - $6

Their fishcakes come in a plate of four and are recommended to order especially if you have kids. Its fried and crispy on the exterior, different from the ones that most Thai Restaurants would serve. Fishcake is springy and great to go with its sweet chilli sauce.

Fish Cake 鱼饼
Fish Cake 鱼饼 - $8

Beautifully served in star shape in pieces of 8, suitable for sharing if you are dining in group. 

Thai Pan Fried Prawn Pizza 泰式虾披萨
Thai Pan Fried Prawn Pizza 泰式虾披萨 - $10

If you are looking to order greens from their menu, the Stir Fried Kai Lan is of excellent choice. It is fried together in minced garlic and oyster sauce with slices of carrot.

Stir Fried Kai Lan 芥蓝炒蚝油
Stir Fried Kai Lan 芥蓝炒蚝油 - $7

We simply love the Premium Fried Pork Cheek as its roasted to perfection, crispy outside with crunchy edges and was not too dry. Meat was chewy and best combination if you dip them into the given chilli sauce.

Premium Fried Pork Cheek
Premium Fried Pork Cheek - $12

If you love the scent of basil, you may like to order this dish and pair along with rice. This is one of the popular ordered dishes among diners especially if you are dining in a group and sharing dishes.

Basil Pork 九层塔炒猪肉碎
Basil Pork 九层塔炒猪肉碎 - $7

Though Stir-Fried Clams with Thai Chilli Sauce is a recommended dish on the menu, we did not find the dish anything out of the ordinary. It's spicy as indicated and the only thing is that the clams were fresh.

Stir Fried Clams with Thai Chilli Sauce 泰式辣味啦啦
Stir-Fried Clams with Thai Chilli Sauce 泰式辣味啦啦 - $12

Squid rings are recommended as they are meaty and fresh. The lime juice together with the chilli gravy had given a zesty sour yet sweet and spicy flavour to the dish.

Squid with Lime Sauce 辣椒柠檬墨鱼
Squid with Lime Sauce 辣椒柠檬墨鱼- $10
If you are going for an individual portion, you can try ordering their Thai Fried Kway Tiao. The "Wok-Hei" together with the kiffir Lime had spelt a difference on the dish. Ingredients are simple slices of carrot, chicken, Kailan and egg. 

Thai Fried Kway Tiao with Kai Lan 泰式炒粿条
Thai Fried Kway Tiao with Kai Lan 泰式炒粿条 - $6

A dish that you either like it or hate. While I enjoy the fragrance of olive oil, I find that the dish tastes great though it might look plain without many ingredients.

Olive Fried Rice 橄榄炒饭
Olive Fried Rice 橄榄炒饭 - $6

The soft sweet savoury pineapple fried rice was spot on. Ingredients lend a good texture with chewy raisins, crunchy cashew nuts and fragrantly prepared together with meat floss.

Pineapple Rice 黄梨炒饭
Pineapple Rice 黄梨炒饭 - $6

We had Red Ruby dessert to complete our meal. Glad that dessert tasted alright without having an overpowering coconut milk taste with sago. What's more, I love the crunchiness of the rubies.

Red Ruby 红宝石
Red Ruby 红宝石 - $3

The milk tea has subtle tea fragrance, not too strong and has a good milk taste, likewise, for the Ice Thai Green Tea, both levels of sweetness is great.

Thai Iced Tea & Thai Ice Green Tea - $3 Each
Soi Thai Kitchen is serving authentic Thai Food at affordable pricing without GST charges. Basically, that's the main reason why we are returning there so often! I guess its queue also tells us that it's well-liked by many.

Rating: 3.75 / 5

Soi Thai Kitchen
Location: JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1 #04-12 Singapore 609731
Nearest Station: Jurong East (NS1/EW24)

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