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Prawn crackers – How to make it at home from scratch

Prawn crackers (shrimp chips) are the classic Chinese appetizer everyone loves. It is a popular item that serves as snacks during Chinese New Year and is also widely served in some Chinese restaurants before meals in some western countries. Called keropok in Malaysian and krupuk udang in Indonesia, these cracky equivalents to potato chips are …

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Pork stir-fry with ginger and spring onion

Pork stir-fry with ginger and spring onion is one dish that is regularly included in my dinner rotation, not only because it is tasty but also one of my quick and easy dinner recipes. The pork recipe is an extension of the more popular variation, beef stir-fry with ginger and spring onion. The preparation method …

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Cucur udang recipe- How to make Malaysian prawn fritters

Cucur udang is the Malaysian version of prawn fritters, hugely popular street food that you can find at Pasar Malam (night markets), Ramadhan bazaars, and hawker stores. It has a crunchy exterior when fresh from the wok, with a soft interior filled with various vegetables. When frying, the prawns are usually placed on top and …

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Kuih bahulu – How to make ji dan gao (traditional sponge cake recipe)

Kuih bahulu are hugely popular mini sponge cakes that originated in Malaysia. It is also spelled as kueh bahulu and kuih baulu, called Ji Dan Gao/ 鸡蛋糕 in Chinese, and Kue bolu kering in Indonesia. The name bahulu is likely the corruption of the Malacca Kristang word bolu, which means cake. This kuih (traditional Malay …

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Chinese honey garlic chicken- Asian style crispy recipe

This Chinese honey garlic chicken recipe is just right for you if you like Chinese food. It is an easy recipe that guarantees excellent results with the dynamic flavor duo of honey and garlic. You can easily prepare this dish for your whole family, and the flavor will be just as good as from the …

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Beancurd skin recipe – How to stir-fried with mushrooms

Bean curd skin is seriously an Asian specialty. It is a food product made from soybeans. The process involves boiling the soy milk in a shallow pan, a film of skin forms on the top of the soy milk. This film is removed and dried to become a thin yellowish sheet. It is a popular …

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Bacon cabbage stir-fry (quick and easy Chinese recipe)

This bacon cabbage stir-fry is a quick and easy recipe that guarantees success. Why? Because this cabbage recipe uses bacon fat to stir-fry the cabbage, crispy bacon itself is a sure-fired ingredient irrespective of what you are pairing with it. The best part is it only involves a handful of ingredients, making it suitable to …

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Pan-seared scallops with asparagus stir-fry

If you are undecided on how to cook scallops at home, this pan-seared scallops with asparagus recipe is perfect for you. Perfectly seared scallops have a caramelized golden crust on the outside, with a tender and delicate interior. It is an expensive dish in the restaurant, but doable at home at a fraction of the …

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