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Aromatic Steamed Chicken Wings

Aromatic Steamed Chicken Wings

The use of so many aromatic herbs gives this dish a very inviting aroma, sure to whet the appetite. And the colorful green, red, yellow, and white is quite a…

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Ayam Goreng Kiam Boi - Fried Chicken with Fruit Seasoning

Ayam Goreng Kiam Boi - Fried Chicken with Fruit Seasoning

There are a couple of Chinese restaurants near my parents home serving ayam goreng kiam boi. I find them delicious and it seems to be pretty popular with their…

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Gulai Ayam Padang

Gulai Ayam Padang

Gulai ayam Padang is much closer to Indian curry compared to kari ayam. Notice that we are using a lot more spices for this recipe resulting in a richer and…

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Kari Ayam

Kari Ayam

Kari ayam is the Indonesian take on chicken curry. Unlike Indian curries, we use coconut milk instead of yoghurt, and a lot less spices as well, and with the…

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Ayam Pop Padang - Padang Fried Chicken

Ayam Pop Padang - Padang Fried Chicken

I love Padang cuisine. Among the cuisines from so many regions in Indonesia, Padang cuisine is probably the most widely available no matter where you are in…

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Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

Tonkatsu - Pork Cutlets

I had my very first tonkatsu (豚カツ) in United States when I was in college and I was hooked! Sure I love sushi and ramen and udon and tempura and oh so many…

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Dang Gui and Shiitake Chicken

Dang Gui and Shiitake Chicken

Another hand me down recipe from my Mom, which I absolutely love. My Mom likes to serve this as part of her must have dishes in our family Chinese New Year…

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Three Cup Chicken - San Bei Ji

Three Cup Chicken - San Bei Ji

Three cup chicken, or San Bei Ji in Chinese, is a very popular dish. Legend says that the original chef use one cup each of sesame oil, Chinese wine, and soy…

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Steamed Chicken

Steamed Chicken

Easy to prepare, cook, and always a crowd pleaser. I find that steaming is a more reliable method to get succulent chicken, plus the resulting broth is so…

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