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Chow Mein : Chinese Recipe

Asian Recipes

Chow Mein ia also known as Chinese stir fried noodles. There are many varieties of Chinese noodles. Dry Chinese noodles is the popular type and it is made of wheat flour, with or without egg.

200 grams dry noodles
100 grams chicken meat - slice thinly
100 grams shrimps - de-shell and clean
6 pieces Chinese mushrooms - soak in hot water and slice thinly
250 grams mustard green or spinach - cut into 2in lengths
1/2 medium sized carrot - slice into strips
3 cloves garlic
3 slices ginger
4 tbsp cooking oil

Marinate with chicken meat :
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp soy sauce
a dash of white pepper

Marinate with shrimps :
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar

1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
3 tsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp pepper
2 cups water


Cook dry noodles in briskly boiling water for 15 minutes or according to package instructions. Mix the seasoning ingredients together for sauce.

Heat up oil in a wok. Fry the sliced Chinese mushrooms first. Keep mushrooms to one side of the wok and put in garlic and ginger to fry for a few seconds.

Add in chicken meat and stir-fry till colour changes. Next add in the shrimps and also stir-fry till they change color.

Mix in the mushrooms and add the carrots and mustard green to fry. Pushing the contents to the sides of the wok, make a space in the center and put in the noodles.

Pour the seasoning sauce over and mix thoroughly. A dash of dark soy sauce may be added to the noodles for color.

Continue to turn and mix. Noodles are ready when well combined.

Garnish with fried sliced shallot and serve.

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Chicken Curry with Cashew Nuts : Singaporean Recipe

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This chicken curry with cashew nuts recipe has such great flavour, not too spicy and simply delicious and very easy to make.

1 chicken - cut as desired
3 tbsp chicken curry powder - dilute with a little water
2 potatoes - quartered
10 cherry tomatoes - whole
1 carrot - cut small
10 ladies finger - whole
5 cups water
oil to fry blend ingredients

Ingredients to blend:
1 large onion
3 garlic
1 cm young ginger
10 green chillies
1 bunch fresh coriander leaves
1 cup raw cashew nuts
1/2 cup water


Heat oil and saute blended ingredients for 10 minutes. Then add in water and let it boil.

Add in chicken, potatoes and carrots. Close lid and let boil till chicken tendered. Add in ladies fingers.

After a couple of minutes, add in cherry tomatoes and turn off the heat.

Serve warm with rice or bread.

Credits to: Daylillies

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Chicken Salad with Mint, Onion, and Lemon Grass : Thai Recipe

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Chicken Salad with Mint, Onion, and Lemon Grass or known as Larb Gai is a light refreshing salad with a heavy accent on mint and lemon grass. Make in advance and serve chill.

200g lean chicken meat, minced
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp lemon grass, finely chopped
3 tbsp water
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 onion, finely sliced
1 tsp chilli sauce, or to taste
1 tbsp shallots, finely chopped
1 tbsp coriander (cilantro), finely chopped
4 tbsp fresh mint leaves
sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


Cook minced chicken, fish sauce and lemon grass with water, stirring to separate the chicken meat.

Remove cooked chicken from heat.

Add lemon juice, onion, shallots, chilli sauce, coriander and mint leaves and toss gently.

Sprinkle in golden ground rice and toss again.

Serve chilled or at room temperature with rice and lettuce leaves.

Credits to:Spicy Steve

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Indian Cucumber Salad : Indian Recipe

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Indian Cucumber Salad or known as Raita is one of the most popular Indian salad recipe. It is a yogurt based condiment and it is one of the coolest and healthiest salad.

1 medium english cucumber, thinly sliced
1 cup yoghurt
2 spring onions thinly sliced
1 green chilli, chopped and sliced
2 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
1 tbsp lemon juice


Peel cucumber, cut in half, discard seeds and slice as preferred. Place cucumber in a colander and sprinkle with salt and leave several hours. Dry thoroughly.

Mix cucumbers with yoghurt, spring onions, chilli, and chill.

Add lemon juice to the above ingredients before chilling. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Credits to: RecipeBridge

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Black Pepper Prawns : Singaporean Recipe

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This black pepper prawns is one of delicious dishes that represents Singapore. You can also make this dish with chicken, crab or squid instead of prawns.

600 grams prawns,deshelled or as preferred
Oil for deep frying
2 tbsp butter
2 shallots, thinly sliced
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tbsp dried prawns, grounded
1 tbsp black pepper, grounded
1/2 cup curry leaves
5 red bird's eye chillies, chopped
2 tbsp thick black soy sauce
2 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp oyster sauce


Fry prawns until they are fairly pink but not fully cooked, then set aside on paper towel to drain off excess oil.

Add butter to hot wok, followed by shallots, garlic, dried prawns, black pepper, curry leaves and chillies.

Stir fry until fragrant then add prawns, sugar, oyster sauce, and thick soy sauce.

Mix well and stir fry until prawns are fully cook and serve.

Credits to: SpicySteve

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