Har Cheong Gai aka 虾酱鸡 (Prawn Paste Chicken), is one zi char dish EVERYONE loves, it’s a mark of a true blue local.
This immensely popular herbal version of Bak Kut Teh is commonly found in Klang. Just looking at the colour of the soup, you can already tell the difference between this and the clear, peppery, garlicky version we made previously.
Cereal Prawn (aka 麦片虾) is a constant favourite in many restaurants or zi char stalls in Singapore. People love them, so do we for the simple reason that they’re so sinfully satisfying. There is always something special about deep-fried prawns coated in butter cereal.
Most of us love having raw oysters. This recipe is perfect for guys out there who love oysters but can’t stomach them raw.
This is what we call a one-pot-comfort-dish which also happens to be a timeless classic. As mentioned, you just need to throw everything into a pot and braise it low and slow until the fats from the pork knuckles are rendered into the sauce and the meat is fork-tender.
Crayfish has a reputation of being the poor man’s lobster. Personally, we think crayfish is as delicious as its lobster cousin and definitely more wallet-friendly. To start this, we doused the crayfish with Cilicuka chilli sauce from Shermay’s fine foods along with some spicy notes. And of course, a squeeze of lime juice to give it a zesty kick!
Salt Baked Chicken is a simple, hearty and very fun meal that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Imagine having fun removing the salt crust together and eating with your hands!
When you’re buying squids or any seafood look for those that has clear eyes, a shine on their exterior and they should smell fresh.
This works for any type of onions, first cut the onion into half vertically.
Lemongrass has various uses from culinary to medicinal. Most of the time we only use the white portion near the roots.