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Kam Heong chicken- an authentic Malaysian recipe with an intense flavor

Today I want to introduce an authentic Malaysian Chinese recipe called Kam Heong chicken (Golden fragrance chicken/甘香鸡). Kam Heong is a direct translation from the Cantonese dialect 甘香, which means fragrance and aromatic. Kam Heong chicken is a homegrown recipe created by the local Chinese that uses Chinese and Malay ingredients. It is one of …

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Tonkatsu recipe – How to make Japanese pork cutlet with a crispy crust

Today I’m going to make tonkatsu, the Japanese deep-fried pork cutlets that are among the most popular Western-style Japanese cuisine worldwide. Here is my tonkatsu recipe. What is Tonkatsu? It is pork chop coated with panko and deep fried. Well, it may not be the most healthy food, but enjoying it once in a while …

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How to make stuffed Tofu Puffs – Authentic Guangxi recipe

What are Guangxi stuffed tofu puffs (广西釀豆腐卜)? The tofu puffs are stuffed with minced meat with Chinese chives.  The chives add a unique flavor that distinguishes it from similar dishes from other regions. The mouthfeel of the tofu puffs that is porous and chewy is so unique!  The meat, chives, and broth flavor are absorbed …

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Chinese walnut shrimp- How to make it in four simple steps

Chinese walnut shrimp is a fusion dish that is served in most Chinese restaurants in the USA. It is made by deep-frying the shrimps (the traditional Chinese cooking method) and mixed with a mayonnaise-based sauce (definitely non-Asian). The result is the creation by integrating the best of both culinary essences into a single dish. You …

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Yong Tau Foo- How to make it at home

Yong tau foo is a Chinese cuisine that has become one of Malaysia’s most famous street foods. It is a Hakka Chinese food, and the word in Chinese 酿豆腐 means stuffed tofu.  This Chinese cuisine has evolved in Malaysia with its interpretation, including various vegetables besides tofu. They are either deep-fried, pan-fried, or served by …

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Chinese honey garlic chicken- Asian style crispy recipe

This Chinese honey garlic chicken recipe is right 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 Chinese restaurants. Here …

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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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Steamed minced pork with preserved vegetables

Steamed minced pork with preserved vegetables is a no-frills typical Cantonese dish. All you need is minced pork, preserved vegetables, and some basic seasonings. It is a homecooked dish regularly served during my childhood, but I have never had it after leaving home for further studies. Recently, my wife suggested making it again to rekindle …

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