Daily Cooking Quest

Main Dish Recipes

Hoisin & Five Spice Broiled Chicken

It is finally getting warm and I am in the mood for some really easy and simple chicken recipe that can be done in under 30 minutes from start to finish. This…

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Tangy Honey Garlic Chicken

This tangy honey garlic chicken is all about getting delicious food to the table ASAP. I seriously don’t know if there is anything faster than this. I can…

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Anyone who has ever eaten in an Indian restaurant will most likely have tried chicken tikka masala. Indian cuisine is hard to come by in Indonesia, but I spent…

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Bok Choy Stir Fry with Oyster Sauce and Garlic Oil

Bok choy stir fry with oyster sauce and garlic oil is a perennial Chinese restaurant favorite menu. You can use my simple to follow recipe with any kind of Chinese greens to recreate this iconic Chinese dish at home.

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Sambal Terasi Udang - Spicy Shrimp Sauce Prawns

Nowadays I rarely cook prawns because I have developed allergic reaction to shellfish and nuts. They are not life threatening, but still, I would rather not…

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Ayam Goreng Rica-Rica - Tomato & Chili Fried Chicken

Rica-rica is a famous spicy sauce used widely in Manado cuisine from the province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia. The first time I tried this sauce in a Manado…

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Semur Ayam Medan

One of my favorite food is semur ayam, and it has been so since I was just a little kid. I grew up in Medan before moving to the capital city when I was twelve.…

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Easy Tender Baked Meatballs

Meatballs are universally loved, and this easy tender baked meatballs recipe is just about the easiest and the most reliable way to produce juicy tender…

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Oven Fried Chicken

I hesitated for a long time whether or not to publish this recipe. You see, this superb recipe is not mine, and decidedly non Indonesian, and non Asian too. But…

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Spicy Tamarind Glazed Fried Chicken

I hope you are not bored with my barrage or fried chicken recipes, because today I am going to share another variation of my trusted recipe with a Thai…

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Peking Sweet & Sour Pork Chops

There are so many variations of sweet and sour pork, and they are all equally delicious. The one I am most familiar with is of course the Cantonese version,…

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Buttermilk Roast Chicken

Sometimes the best meal is the simplest. Take this buttermilk roast chicken for example, they taste amazingly good, and all you need to recreate this at home…

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