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Stir Fried Tofu : Chinese Recipe

Asian Recipes

A simple and delicious tofu dish that you can easily cook at home.

3 soft tofu, cut into square shape
1 leek, washed and sliced
1/2 carrot,cut into bite size
3 cloves garlic, sliced
8-10 prawns, shelled and deveined
200 grams chicken breast,cut
Light soy sauce
Oyster sauce


Deep fry the tofu and set aside.

Heat oil in a wok, saute garlic, add in prawn and chicken meat, stir fry for a while, then add in leek.

Add some water, then add in deep fried tofu. Add in salt,light soy sauce and oyster sauce and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add in cornstarch water to thicken the gravy.

Dish out and serve hot.

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Fried Mackerel with Spices : Indian Recipe

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There are so many ways to fry fish. This recipe; fried mackerel with spices is from Indian cuisine. You may substitute the Mackerel with any fish of your choice.

5 pieces Mackerel
1 large onion, cut into rings
3 dried chilies, sliced
1 sprig curry leaves

To be mixed:
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tbsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp rice powder
little water
1 tbsp lime juice


Place the fish in the bowl and mix together with the paste. Leave it aside for 1 hour.

Heat oil in wok and deep fry the marinated fish. Turn over the fish blocks once awhile. Once cooked, rest on paper towel before arranging on a serving plate.

Leave about 2 tbsps oil in wok. Stir fry the onion, dried chilli and curry leaves until fragrant for 2 minutes over low heat.

Spread on the fried fish and serve as a side dish.

Credits: Love2Cook Malaysia

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Fried Rice Noodles : Thai Recipe

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This rice noodles is also called rice vermicelli and can be found in Asian stores. Try this popular Thai dish,which is good for lunch, supper or anytime you crave something exotic with a little tang.

500g dried rice vermicelli
200g prawns, shelled and deveined
200g chicken breast, cut into strips
1 medium size onion, sliced thinly
6 clove garlic, chopped
5 tbsp fish sauce
5 tbsp tamarind juice
4 tbsp palm sugar
200g bean sprouts and vegetables of your choice
a few stalks birdseye chili, cut into small pieces


Mix fish sauce, tamarind juice and palm sugar till sugar dissolves, set a side.

Soak rice noodles in a pot of hot water until noodles are soft enough to eat, but still firm and a little bit 'crunchy'. Drain and briefly rinse noodles with cold water to keep them from sticking. Set aside.

Heat oil and stir fry fresh prawns and chicken till they are half cooked, remove and set aside.

Fry onions till translucent and add chopped garlic till fragrant. Add noodles and toss it with the ingredients in the wok.

Add a few tbsp of water to soften the noodles. Add cooked prawns and pour fish sauce mixture and stir well and ensure that the noodles are well-coated.

Add bean sprouts and vegetables, chillies and stir till well blend heat it through for a few minutes. If noodles too dry, add more water.

Serve hot with chopped cilantro and fried scallions.

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Spicy Curry Chicken : Indian Recipe

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Here's a lovely spicy curry chicken recipe that is simple and easy to prepare. An easy chicken dish cooked in a wok with no added coconut milk.
Ingredients :

1 whole chicken, cleaned and cut into smaller pieces ( mix with some salt and turmeric powder)
5 shallots, blended
3 garlic cloves, blended
1 inch ginger, blended
2 large onion,cut
2 tbsp chicken curry powder
3 tbsp dried chilli paste
2 large potatoes, cut into cubes
3 pcs tamarind slices
2 cups of water
cooking oil


Heat oil in a wok. Deep fry the chicken till half-cooked. Set it aside.

Reduce oil in wok and stir-fry the blended ingredients till fragrant. Add chilli paste and curry powder, stir well until the oil floats.

Then, add 2 cups of water and leave it to boil for few times. Add in the fried chicken together with the cubed potatoes, tamarind slices and salt. Mix together, cover wok with the lid and leave it to boil for about 10 minutes or until the potatoes are well cooked.

Open the lid, add onion and stir well and let it simmer for another 5 minutes (the gravy will thicken by now).

Serve with steamed rice.

Credits: Love2Cook Malaysia

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Stir Fried Beef with Capsicums

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This stir fried beef with capsicums consists of sliced steak, green capsicums, and onions. A Chinese recipe that is easy to make.

1 pound flank steak (sliced)
2 tsp ginger root (chopped)
2 scallions (chopped)
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 large onion (sliced)
2 green capsicums (sliced)
4 garlic cloves (chopped)
1 8oz can of sliced mushrooms (drained)

1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
1/4 cup water
2 tsp corn starch
2 tbsp vegetable oil


Marinate the sliced steak for about one hour.

Add oil to a pan or a wok. Add garlic, ginger, and scallions. Stir fry for about 30 seconds.

Take a slotted spoon, add half of the steak, and stir fry for 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. Repeat with the remaining half. Reserve the marinade, as it is used to make the delicious sauce at the end.

Add oil and stir fry mushrooms, onion, and capsicums for 2 minutes.

Push vegetables to the sides of your pan. Pour marinade sauce into the center and stir fry until thickened and bubbly.

Blend in vegetables, add steak and heat thoroughly.

Serve with white rice.

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Chili Prawns with Eggs : Singaporean Recipe

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Another chili prawns recipe where succulent and de-shelled prawns are cooked with blended chilies that was spicy and appetizing. A wonderful accompaniment with white rice.

10 prawns ( deshelled tails intact)
5 hard boiled eggs (deshelled)
A handful dried chilies
2 cm cube grilled shrimp paste
1 tbsp tamarind paste (mixed with water to make juice )
1 onion (thinly sliced)
1 clove garlic (thinly sliced)
1 cube of anchovy stock
1 tbsp sugar
Half cup of vegetable oil


Soak dried chilies in hot water for 15 mins till soft. Then blend chilies with a bit of water together with shrimp paste.

Heat oil in wok, saute garlic and onions till transparent.

Add the chili paste, tamarind juice and anchovy stock  together for 15-20 mins till fragrant over medium high heat.

Season with salt and stir in the sugar. Then gently add in the eggs and mix well. Lastly mix in the prawns and stir well and cook for another 15 mins.

Serve with steamed rice.

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Stir Fried Curry Shrimps : Malaysian Recipe

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The pairing of garlic and curry powder and the curry leaves blends really well with the shrimps make this dish tastes good.

250g small shrimps
4 tbsp preserved radish (chai poh), diced
1 sprig curry leaves
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 tbsp curry powder
1/2 tbsp chili paste
Salt to taste


Heat little cooking oil in a non-stick pan, sauté garlic and curry leaves till fragrant.

Add in curry powder and chili paste, continue sauté till aroma.

Add in preserved radish and shrimps, cook for 1-2mins, season with salt.

Dish out and serve hot with steamed rice.

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Chicken Curry : Japanese Recipe

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Japanese Chicken Curry is one of the most popular recipe in Japan. It is also a very quick and easy recipes, you should try.

400g chicken, cut into bite sizes
2 clove garlic,minced
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp plain flour
2 tbsp curry powder, add a bit of water to make it to a paste
2 tbsp chilli sauce
2 tbsp ketchup
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp salt
1 medium yellow onion, quartered
2 potatoes, cut into bite sizes
2 carrots, cut into bite sizes


Melt butter and add garlic, fry till fragrant. Add flour and stir to fry till colour changes then add water and keep stirring.

Add chicken chunks and stir till the chicken turns white. Add curry paste and other sauces, stir them till the chicken are well coated, add water bit by bit to get the consistency that you

Add onions, potatoes and carrots, let it simmer till tender. Add salt to taste.

Serve with steamed rice.

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