Daily Cooking Quest

Main Dish Recipes

Ayam Ungkep - Indonesian Fried Chicken

A smart fried chicken dish - the bird is first braised in stock to get flavorful and juicy meat, and deep fried for a short time to get crispy skin.

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Opor Ayam

Opor ayam (chicken cooked in coconut milk) is one of the easiest Indonesian recipes you can try at home, and very delicious. Unlike many other Indonesian dishes, opor ayam is mild and chili free, making this dish a perfect introduction to Indonesian dishes.

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Soy Bean Paste Fish

Soy bean paste sauce is a great way to dress up a simple pan fried fish fillet. Quick, easy, tastes incredible, and guaranteed to be a favorite. You need only 30 minutes to prepare this delicious Chinese pan fried fish dish, including prep time!

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Chinese Pan Fried Fish with Soy Sauce

Chinese restaurant style pan-fried fish fillet with soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and scallion. Use any firm flesh white fish fillet. With tips for succesfully pan frying fish fillet.

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Oatmeal Cereal Butter Prawns

Cereal butter prawns with crispy oatmeal topping to substitute for Nestum cereal. This prawns dish is a Chinese New Year favorite.

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Korean Spicy Pork Zucchini Stew

A quick to prepare Korean spicy pork and zucchini stew, perfect for cold weather, and plenty of rice.

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Ayam Tempra

Ayam tempra is Malaysian nyonya chicken dish, braised with onions and dark soy sauce, with a hefty splash of calamansi juice.

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Hakka Char Yoke

Hakka Char Yoke, or melt-in-your-mouth braised pork with wood ear mushroom, is a Chinese dish fit for festive occasions.

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Stovetop Braised Char Siu

Char siu is typically made in an oven, but with this recipe you can make char siu on stovetop with great ease and result.

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Sayur Lontong Zucchini - Zucchini and Vegetables Coconut Milk Stew

Indonesian sayur lontong (coconut milk vegetables stew) with zucchini instead of chayote, and plenty of vegetables.

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Bakso Ayam

Making homemade Indonesian chicken meatballs (bakso ayam) at home. You can enjoy the meatballs as is, or use them in many other Indonesian recipes.

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Char Siu - Chinese Glazed Roast Pork

My parents house in Jakarta is only three doors away from a superb family restaurant selling char siu - Chinese glazed roast pork and siu yuk - Chinese crispy…

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