While waiting for travel borders to reopen, The Hong Kong Tourism Board is giving us Malaysians 100 Reasons to Miss Hong Kong. Giving Malaysians a taste of Hong Kong, we have compiled a list of recipes from Dish By Ili that will bring you back to some authentic Cha Chaan Teng (Hong Kong Style Cafes) meals.
1. Hong Kong Style Macaroni Soup with Chicken Ham
Macaroni Soup with chicken ham is a surprisingly quintessential breakfast served at most Cha Chaan Tengs. It’s a simple comfort food that’s enjoyed by many especially during cold days because it is quick to make and delicious too.
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2. Hong Kong Style French Toast
Slightly different from the usual French Toast we would stumble upon, this particular French Toast consists of chunky peanut butter and strawberry jelly jam between 2 thick slices of white or brioche bread. It is served with a slab of butter on top along with a drizzle of condense milk. Talk about guilty pleasures!
Click here for the Hong Kong Style French Toast Recipe
3. Ice Lemon Tea
Everyone is familiar with this particular beverage. Ice Lemon Tea is a favorite and go-to drink choice for many for how refreshing and sweet it is! The perfect thirst quencher to any hot days.
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4. Hot Pot
Hot Pot or better known as steamboat is the perfect meal to have at family gatherings as it brings everyone together. It’s also the perfect meal amidst this rainy weather to keep us warm throughout the night!
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5. Wanton Noodles
Wanton Noodles are another favorite from our lists of Asian meals. It’s so quick to make and super delicious. This warm bowl of noodles can be found at many hawker stalls and also Cha Chaan Tengs.
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6. Wanton Soup
This Wanton Soup is the perfect side dish to be paired with wanton noodles. It’s silky smooth broth and delicious wantons are a crowd favorite, especially amongst children.
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7. Chicken Mushroom Rice Porridge
Chicken Mushroom Porridge is another comfort meal that’s enjoyed by many especially during cold days. It warms you right up and keeps you full too. It’s a one-pot meal that is so easy to make!
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8. Steam Fish
Here’s a pretty healthy and easy to make dish. Steam Fish is enjoyed by many on it’s own or with some rice for dinner. A quick dish you can whip up for your family that they would love!
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What are some other meals that remind you of Hong Kong? Let us know !