Air Fryer Chinese Roast Chicken

Air Fryer Chinese Roast Chicken Gluten Free

Home cooks certainly make this Air Fryer Chinese Roast Chicken as a distinctive Cantonese-style barbecued meats named Siu Mei 燒味. Siu Mei originates from the Guangdong province of Southern China. Today, the fascination for these flavourful roasted meats is widespread in Southeast Asia and globally. As a result, we can …

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Chinese Deep Fried Batter Prawn

Chinese Deep Fried Batter Prawn Gluten Free

Chinese Deep Fried Batter Prawn is surely one of the most popular Chinese home cooking prawn dishes. This is everyone’s favourite dish during festive seasons like Chinese New Year. Fresh extra-large or jumbo prawns are the hero and chief ingredient. Normally coated with batter and then deep fried until crisp …

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Chinese Steamed Whole Fish with Ginger Shallot

Chinese Steamed Whole Fish with Ginger Shallot Gluten Free

Chinese steamed whole fish with ginger shallot is undeniably the most classic and celebrated Cantonese seafood dish. Whether dining out in Chinese restaurants or as home cooking dish, this is definitely a go to dish for many. It is a very simple dish, so easy to make and yet full …

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Youtiao (Chinese Doughnut Stick)

Youtiao Chinese Doughnut Stick Gluten Free Vegan

Youtiao Chinese Doughnut Stick is undoubtedly a popular street food and a daily breakfast staple in China and Southeast Asia. Other names for youtiao are Chinese: cruller, doughnut, breadstick, fried churro, oil stick and fried breadstick. While they called youtiao you char kway (Cantonese), meaning “oil-fried devil” or “oil-fried ghost” …

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Instant Pot Braised Pork with Tofu

Braised Pork with Tofu Gluten Free

Instant Pot Braised Pork with Tofu is indeed a tasty and modest home cooking variation of Chinese braised meat dishes. First, I seared the meat until brown in a frying pan with some oil. Then I prepared the sauce with light and dark soy sauces, Chinese rice wine, rock sugar, …

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Chinese Pork Jerky (Bak Kwa)

Chinese Pork Jerky (Bak Kwa) Gluten Free

Chinese Pork Jerky or bak kwa (Chinese dialect Hokkien), also known as rougan in Mandarin. It is a famous customary and much-loved Chinese New Year snack in Malaysia and Singapore. Bak kwa and rougan simply means “dry meat” akin to jerky. It is smoky, aromatic and savoury. Many people considered …

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Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake)

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake) Gluten Free

Ma Lai Gao (Chinese steamed sponge cake) is a very popular dim sum dessert in yum cha restaurants globally. The direct translation from Cantonese is Malay Sponge Cake. Especially prevalent in Hong kong and Guangdong province in both yum cha restaurants and traditional tea houses. Likewise, CNN has even listed …

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How To Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice has gained renown status in the cooking world since its creation in 1998. The creator was Chef Benjamin Ford (son of famous actor, Harrison Ford). He debuted it on the opening menu of his restaurant “Chadwick” in Los Angeles. But he named it cauliflower couscous and now usually …

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Instant Pot Braised Beef and Ginger Wine

This simple and aromatic instant pot Braised Beef and Ginger Wine dish is of my home cooking Chinese braising dishes. Besides, the popular home confinement dish called Chicken and Ginger Wine has inspired this dish. Similarly, braising ingredients include meat, light and dark soy sauce, rock sugar, five spice powder, …

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Chicken and Bitter Melon Stir-Fry

Chicken & Bitter Melon Stir Fry

There are many popular dishes in Chinese cuisine that use bitter melon as a staple ingredient. Many people highly price bitter melon for its bitterness in Chinese culinary uses. They also valued it for its medicinal properties in Traditional Chinese Medicines. Some popular Chinese dishes are Bitter Melon and meat …

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