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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

Learn to cook Chinese pan-fried fish fillet with soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and scallion. Follow my easy tips to get that perfectly crispy pan-fried fish.

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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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Char Siu - Chinese Glazed Roast Pork

Make your own restaurant-quality Chinese pork char siu in your own oven. Serve the glazed roast pork thinly sliced with steamed white rice, or egg noodles.

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Ayam Suwir Saus Empal - Chicken in Spices & Coconut Milk Sauce

Empal is a very popular Javanese dish, typically made from thinly pounded beef shank, cooked in spices, and finally fried. It can be a pretty laborious dish,…

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