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Bakwan Jagung - Corn Fritter

Bakwan Jagung - Corn Fritter

If you like crispy and crunchy fritters, then you are going to love these bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters). This popular Indonesian snack happens to be a quick and easy treat that you will want to make again and again.

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Fried Tempeh with Chili Sauce

Fried Tempeh with Chili Sauce

Thinly sliced tempeh, deep-fried until crispy and golden brown. With an awesomely delicious savory, sweet, sour, and spicy chili and coconut palm sugar sauce.

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Wuxi Chicken Wings

Wuxi Chicken Wings

Glossy, sticky, awesomely delicious chicken wings that are finger-licking good. This serves 4, but seriously, you'll probably need a double batch for that!

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Chives Pancake

Chives Pancake

Eggs and Chinese (garlic) chives pack a punch in this super simple and quick Chinese chives pancake, and you won't need more than 15 minutes to prepare this!

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Simmered Shiitake Mushrooms

Simmered Shiitake Mushrooms

You can make delicious sushi, especially maki and chirasi, at any time if you stock your fridge with simmered shiitake. They are great as noodle topping too.

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Gulai Daun Singkong - Cassava (Yam) Leaves Curry

Gulai Daun Singkong - Cassava (Yam) Leaves Curry

On your next Asian market trip, get some yam/sweet potato/cassava leaves, and learn how to make this delicious and iconic Indonesian gulai daun singkong.

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Sambal Goreng Kentang - Roast Potatoes in Spicy Chili Sauce

Sambal Goreng Kentang - Roast Potatoes in Spicy Chili Sauce

Roast potatoes don't have to be boring. Use your homemade sambal goreng (fried chili paste) to cook this easy and mouthwatering spicy roast potatoes.

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Dendeng Age - Spiced Ground Beef

Dendeng Age - Spiced Ground Beef

Indonesian dendeng age is ground beef cooked with plenty of spices, palm sugar, and kecap manis. This sweet and spicy beef is the perfect side for nasi gurih or steamed rice.

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Labu Siam Tumis - Chayote in Spicy Coconut Milk

Labu Siam Tumis - Chayote in Spicy Coconut Milk

This chayote dish with coconut milk is really yummy, with plenty of spicy chili kick. You must have labu siam tumis when you make Indonesian nasi rames.

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Simple Braised Tofu

Simple Braised Tofu

Chinese braised tofu is a really easy dish using common Chinese pantry ingredients, yet packed with big flavors. Make a vegan version with mushroom sauce.

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Tempeh Mendoan - Deep Fried Tempeh with Spiced Batter

Tempeh Mendoan - Deep Fried Tempeh with Spiced Batter

Do you miss snacking on crispy, crunchy, and super savory Indonesian tempeh mendoan? Follow my recipe to cook tempeh mendoan to snack on any time you like!

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Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

This is the most awesome and no-fail recipe to prepare Indonesian perkedel kentang/potato fritters. These fritters taste just like the ones in Indonesia.

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