It’s undeniable, the marvelousness of these beautiful clay vessels. A great insulator for any dish, cooks food faster while retaining all its flavour and moisture, food cooked in claypot somehow always seem more fragrant and hearty. Using claypot also helps the food cook in its own juices and keeps all that nutrients sealed in, developing a more intense flavour for any claypot dish – it’s the perfect culinary hack to save hours in the kitchen. Using minimum ingredients and time but loaded with full flavours, enjoy this sizzling hot delight of pork belly slices topped with salted fish in just 45 minutes!
Fried, grilled, baked, roasted, in soup, in pies – there are countless ways to prepare chicken meat. Steaming is one quick and ideal way to enjoy those tender chunks without using much oil. Chicken meat tends to have a rather bland taste on its own, but that’s what makes it such a common a staple food in many cuisines.
Little bursts of saltiness beaming through the delicate nutty chewy grains of rice. Soft tender chunks of chicken topped with bean sprouts and spring onions to enhance that sweet crunch in every bite. Pair it with fluffy orbs of scrambled eggs for that additional boost of texture and color to this wonderful masterpiece. Adding a surprising twist to the usual mix of fried rice, whip up your very own restaurant quality Salted Fish Fried Rice in just 30 minutes!
This recipe is a godsend for those of you who do not own a claypot. We tweaked the recipe a little so you get all the yummy flavours of a typical claypot rice minus the all the hassles!
Rather than just throwing everything in the rice cooker, we pre-fry the ingredients in a wok to give it more colour and flavours. The next step is pretty simple, when the rice is steaming, just combine everything and let the rice cooker work its magic.
Another classic yet homely dish. The eggplants and minced meat are braised in a combination of spicy bean paste and soy sauce. It then absorbs all the umami like a sponge.
Also, don’t underestimate the salted fish, as it adds another layer of aroma to the dish.