Dipping the strainers in hot oil before filling them with noodles helps the baskets detach easily after frying. For stir frying, always heat your wok till almost smoking before adding oil to ensure you achieve the wok aroma or “wok hei” which is so important for Chinese cooking. To save time, you can marinate the chicken meat before hand, prior to starting the noodle baskets. I prefer to cool the filling on a large plate rather than a bowl so that it does not become watery from too much condensation in a crowded bowl.
Recipe Category: Vegetables
For best flavour and juiciness, I have not removed the skin from the chicken. To minimize the fat content, trim off any excess fat surrounding the drumstick meat. However, you can remove the skin and fat completely, if you prefer a much healthier option for your family.
Top this delicious meal with some fried onions and chopped coriander leaves for more flavour !
Coconut oil provides an interesting dimension to salad dressings. It is widely available in supermarkets nowadays. It is natural to observe some form of sedimentation in this oil due to its high melting point.
You can replace fresh grated coconut with desiccated coconut or even sweetened coconut flakes that are typically used for bakery food. Just dry fry them in a non stick pan till light golden. The final result will be just as good, and perhaps even more unique.
Have this on it's own as a snack with a yoghurt dip !
Our homemade Coriander Pesto Pasta is super easy to make. It is quick, uses minimal ingredients and tastes so so good. Also, they are gloriously green! Best of all, you could use almost any kind of pasta noodle! Isn’t that amazing? Now, if you have a busy schedule – like me, you can preserve the...
When I was living in London, all 8 years of it, I could never find Yee Sang like you do in Chinese restaurants or your local Giant in Malaysia and it's something we Malaysians look forward to during Chinese New Year. This resulted in me making my own version. So here is my version of Yee Sang that has corn flakes in it (for that extra crunch!
Hearty sauces for your salads! Simple kind of starters are dead easy to put together in advance and you can even prep it all the day before and leave it in the fridge for your dinner party the next day. If you're throwing a dinner party for 6 guests and want to spend more time with your guests then in the kitchen, try to prepare these sauces ahead of time.
I find this to be the best dinner party starter like ever! What you do is you get your guests to help you make their own starter. Sneaky, yes, but you'll come to find that it will be a fun activity for them. Learn how to whip up and make your own home styled version of vegetable spring roll!
*TIP: Vietnamese rice paper comes in a wafer form and has to be softened with a quick dip in a bowl of water. Don't over dip with water or you may over-damped the rice paper and it will break or tear easily