Fried Mackerel with Sambal (Sambal Ikan)

Fried Mackerel with Sambal (Sambal Ikan) Gluten Free

Fried Mackerel with sambal or sambal ikan is a very popular Malay dish in Malaysia. There are many variations of sambal sauce, with a range of hot chilli pepper used as primary ingredients. Likewise, other secondary ingredients including spices, garlic, ginger, shallot, onion and spring onion (scallion). As well as …

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Chinese Soy Sauce Chicken

Chinese Soy Sauce Chicken Gluten Free

Chinese Soy Sauce Chicken is a Hong Kong style Cantonese cuisine that belongs to one of the many “lou mei”. Likewise, they make these dishes by braising meat in soy sauce. Together with seasoning and spices called “lou” sauce or master stock. The most common types of “lou mei” are …

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Chinese Barbecue Pork Rice (Char Siu Fan)

Chinese Barbecue Pork Rice (Char Siu Fan) Gluten Free

Chinese Barbecue Pork Rice or (Char Siu Fan) is a popular way of serving Cantonese seasoned spiced up barbecued pork. Besides, char siu exactly means “fork roast” in Cantonese. Likewise, they named char siu after the old–fashioned technique used for cooking this dish. Whereby they skewer long pieces of flavoured …

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Prawns and Pineapple Curry

Prawns and Pineapple Curry Gluten Free

Prawns and pineapple curry is another very popular Nonya (Peranakan) cuisine, fusion of Chinese and Malay foods. Peranakan are people whose ancestors were the initial Chinese migrants. Who lived in the states of Penang and Melaka in Malaysia and Singapore. Intermarriages between these Chinese migrants and local Malays created Nonya …

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Chinese Five Spice Fried Prawns

One of my favourite Chinese fried prawns dishes is home cooking style Chinese Five Spice Fried Prawns. My inspiration for this Chinese Five Spice Fried Prawns dish came from the Cantonese deep fried salt and pepper prawns. Besides, my love for the Chinese five spice powder has prompted me to …

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Oyster Beef and Chinese Broccoli

Oyster Beef and Chinese Broccoli Gluten Free

This is a typical Cantonese-style oyster beef and Chinese broccoli stir fry originated from Guangdong province in China. Likewise, Chinese broccoli, often called kai lan or gai lan in Cantonese, is a very popular Chinese leafy green vegetable. Commonly used in beef stir fries or simply blanched and served with …

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Yong Tau Foo

Yong Tau Foo Gluten Free

Yong Tau Foo or stuffed tofu is a traditional Hakka Chinese cuisine from Southern China. Comprising mainly of stuffed tofu. Either with minced meat mixture made from pork, salted fish and fish paste or just fish paste only. Variation of this yong tau foo dish include using fish paste as …

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Nasi Lemak with Sambal Chilli Ikan Bilis

Nasi Lemak with Sambal Ikan Bilis Gluten Free

Nasi Lemak is a favourite malay customary dish as well as a national dish of Malaysia. Not only a very simple dish to make but it has an enormous amount of flavour.  Nasi Lemak exactly means “rice in cream”, essentially rice cooked in coconut milk or cream with pandan (screwpine) …

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Steamed Whole Fish with Shiitake Mushrooms & Goji Berries

Steamed Whole Fish with Shiitake Mushrooms & Goji Berries Gluten Free

For my gluten free steamed whole fish with shiitake mushrooms and goji berries recipe. I am using fresh whole silver perch, steamed and served with a shiitake mushrooms and goji berries sauce. This steamed whole fish with shiitake mushrooms and goji berries recipe is not only naturally gluten free. But …

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Seafood Char Kuey Teow

Seafood Char Kuey Teow Gluten Free

For my gluten free Seafood char kuey teow recipe. Likewise, I used gluten free wide rice noodles (choose dried extra wide rice noodles) as my main ingredient. Plus other ingredients including king prawns, pipis or clams, garlic chives, bean sprouts and eggs. Then I stir-fried all the ingredients in a …

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