Origin: Singlish – The term is used to describe a task that is easy to accomplish, just like a piece of cake.
Chicken Feed is Singlish’s very own version of the english phrase “a piece of cake”. It is akin to describing that a task is easy or a problem that can be resolved easily.
Ahmad: “Yo Muthu!! Yo Ah Beng!!! How was the chemistry exam???!!“
Muthu: “Aiya I sure get an ‘A’ grade lah, it was chicken feed lor”
Ah Beng: “Same same lah it was chicken feed as compared to my complicated chemistry with my girlfriend Ah Lian…sob* sob*….that one not chicken feed…”