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Category: Chinese

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡

This Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡 is deceptively easy and quick to make. It tastes even better next day. Serve with mee sua or rice.

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh (Red Tortoise Cake 香兰椰丝红龟粿)

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh, a delicious traditional popular Chinese snack is made with pandan flavoured skin and pandan coconut filling. The fillings of ang ku kueh can range from the traditional sweet or savoury mung bean paste, peanut paste, yam paste, or pandan coconut paste.

Mung Bean Paste Filling 绿豆蓉

This mung bean paste is made of Monk Fruit Sweetener, making it a diabetic-friendly filling for snacks such as ang ku kueh (红龟粿), crispy sesame ball (煎堆), mooncakes and other Asian and Chinese snacks.

2-Ingredient Peanut Paste Filling for Ang Ku Kueh 自制花生馅

Try out this quick and easy to make 2-ingredient peanut paste filling for ang ku kueh, crispy sesame ball (jian dui), sweet rice dumplings (tang yuan) or any cakes. No sugar added in this recipe and you have full control on whether or how much sugar you want to add. Absolutely healthy and yummy!

Sesame Ball – Air Fryer Chinese Jian Dui 气炸锅煎堆

Using an air fryer to make these sesame balls means it’s not soaked dipped in oil during cooking, making it a healthier snack. I have also used monk fruit sweetener in making the dough and the peanut paste and mung bean paste fillings so it’s diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly and vegan-friendly.

Pig’s Trotter Vinegar 猪脚醋 (Mummy’s Recipe)

The perfect pig’s trotters in vinegar will have very tender and succulent pork trotter meat that can be easily torn apart, and jelly-like chewy skin that almost melts in the mouth.

Kaya Puff Pastry (Kaya Kok / 咖椰角)

Kaya puff (Kaya Kok 咖椰角) is a sweet flaky local pastry filled with creamy rich kaya coconut jam baked to perfection, that reminds me of my father’s hometown in Malaysia, Ipoh. I first had it there and would always request to eat it whenever our family is back there.

Vegetarian Fried Bee Hoon 斋炒米粉 (Singapore Noodles / Rice Vermicelli)

Vegetarian fried bee hoon, also called 炒米粉, char bee hoon, rice noodles or rice vermicelli is a typical popular staple in Singapore and Southeast Asia. I love cooking it with lots of crunchy type of vegetables and mushrooms. It’s simple and very easy to cook.

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe With Potatoes

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe with Potatoes is my go-to recipe when I am running short of time but still like to impress my dinner guests. With my Ninja Max XL air fryer, I can easily whip out a main chicken and a side potatoes.

How To Lou Hei Yu Sheng For Chinese New Year

The Yu Sheng dish typically comprise of a colourful palette of yam, carrot and radish, with the raw fish being the centrepiece, drizzled with plum sauce and some spices, and lastly sprinkled with some savoury crackers. Here’s a guide on what to prepare for Lou Hei Yu Sheng 捞起鱼生 for the Chinese Lunar New Year and the auspicious phrases to recite.

Air Fryer Roast Pork Belly Recipe (Sio Bak or Siu Yuk)

Here’s how you can make the crispiest air fryer roast pork belly ever! Easy steps, simple ingredients, no skin poking nor multiple cooking steps. Now you can enjoy a roast pork belly dish with tender juicy meat with light crispy skin.

Yong Tau Foo (Air Fryer)

Yong Tau Foo is one of the popular Hakka Chinese cuisine made by stuffing minced and seasoned meat or fish in tofu (bean curd) and vegetables such as eggplants, okra (ladies’ fingers), mushrooms, bitter gourd, chilli, capsicums. Here I’m using my Ninja Air Fryer for a quick and easy version.