Daily Cooking Quest

Seafood Recipes

Sambal Goreng Ikan - Fish in Spicy Chili Sauce

As promised, here is another recipe using the super versatile sambal goreng. If you are interested at preparing a multi purpose sauce that can be used in many…

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Stir Fry Bean Sprouts with Salted Fish

Most would probably consider salted fish as one of the many weird Asian ingredients. The most common fish made into salted fish is usually yellow croaker. If…

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Ikan Nila Bakar - Broiled Tilapia

Ikan bakar (grilled fish) is one of my favorite food. In Indonesia, there are many restaurants specializing in seafood dishes, and the first thing I will order…

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Hot and Sour Fish Soup

This is my favorite hot and sour fish soup, Chinese style. The most important ingredient to make this soup is the pickled Chinese mustard greens. The sourness…

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Pan Fried Fish with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Another easy pan fried fish recipe with super simple sauce. The sauce is inspired by Chinese sweet and sour dish, but using Thai sweet chili sauce instead. It…

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Malaysian Assam Fish Curry

One of my happy food memories in Malaysia is to visit the Mamak stall. The crazy amount of good food to be had at very reasonable price is just unbelievable.…

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Balado Udang - Shrimps in Spicy Chili Sauce

A balado dish always makes me salivate even when I have no appetite. I know it’s weird, but a plate of balado is probably going to cure me from any…

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Jiaozi - Chinese Dumplings

Jiaozi (饺子) or Chinese dumplings are the one dish that one can find in almost all Chinese restaurants. I think the pan fried version, a.k.a pot stickers, is…

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Ebi Dango no Sumashi-Jiru - Shrimp Balls Soup

Sumashi-jiru (すまし汁) is a Japanese clear soup, as opposed to miso-shiru(みそ汁) which of course is cloudy due to the addition of miso paste into the soup.…

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Mebaru no Nitsuke - Simmered Rock Fish

Nitsuke (煮つけ) is a Japanese cooking technique to infuse food with soy sauce and sugar. If you are okay with eating whole fish - I know that most Westerners are…

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Tempura

Tempura (てんぷら) is a Japanese dish made from deep frying seafood and vegetables in batter. Shrimp is probably the most iconic of the tempura ingredients, but you…

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Sake no Potato Sarada Tsutsumiyaki - Baked Stuffed Salmon

Baked stuffed salmon (さけのポタトサラダ包み焼き) is an easy recipe to make and it can be a one dish meal in itself since each portion comes with a generous serving of…

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