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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 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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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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Sweet and sour pork- How to make in five steps

Sweet and sour pork 咕噜肉/咕老肉 is the traditional Chinese cuisine with a universal appeal. It is easy to prepare and kid-friendly, perfect for any busy home cook. The pork pieces are doused in a thick, spoon-coating sauce with a constant pull between sweet and sour. The deep-fried pork is well balanced with the aesthetically pleasing …

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How to cook sweet and sour fish

Sweet and sour fish was once a popular street food in Malaysia at the hawker stores at a reasonable price. Subsequently, the Chinese restaurants took the opportunity to make a few twists, using better quality fish to transform it into a restaurant-style presentation with proper garnishing.  This article will explain how to prepare the Malaysian …

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