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Steamed garlic prawns with glass noodles (Chinese style)

I want to share my recipe on how to prepare steamed garlic prawns in this recipe. This traditional and luxurious Chinese delicacy is often served during festive occasions such as Chinese New Year. The good news is that it is a simple dish to prepare, as the steps are simple. Steaming the prawns is the …

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Thai steamed fish recipe with lime, garlic and lemongrass

In this article, I will share my method of preparing a Thai-inspired steamed fish recipe, which I modified from the recipe we used in my previous restaurant. This Thai steamed fish recipe is easy to prepare and has a unique flavor quite different from other steamed fish recipes, especially Chinese ones. The key to this …

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Shrimp and broccoli stir-fry- Easy recipe with garlic sauce

Shrimp and broccoli stir-fry is my family’s favorite dish for lunch and dinner. It’s a simple yet delicious recipe that I can’t resist sharing. All you need is a head of broccoli, some medium-sized shrimp, and Chinese seasonings that you might already have in your kitchen pantry. The resulting dish is flavorful and nutritious, perfect …

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Stir-fried squid with black bean sauce (Chinese recipe)

I have always wanted to write a recipe for Chinese stir-fried squid with black bean sauce, an interesting home-cooked Cantonese dish.  There is an intriguing story behind this dish. In Cantonese, it is known as ‘chow-yau-yu,’ 炒魷魚, which has taken on a negative connotation of being fired by one’s employer. It is unclear why this …

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Chinese garlic shrimp- easy Asian-style stir-fried recipe

Try this Chinese garlic shrimp recipe for an easy and delicious shrimp dish.  Garlic is a popular ingredient in Chinese seafood dishes, and it pairs perfectly with shrimp. This pan-fried recipe is an excellent example of that combination. If you follow this recipe, you can expect to achieve the same taste as you would in …

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Panko shrimp recipe- How to make the crunchiest shrimp

This recipe is my interpretation of panko shrimp, a delicious crunchy deep-fried shrimp that is relatively easy to prepare. I have added some seasonings to the flour for coating the shrimp to improve the flavor, such as garlic powder and paprika. As such, it is slightly different from the Ebi fry of the authentic Japanese …

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Tamarind prawns- How to make Malaysian-style Assam Prawns

Do you like to eat prawns? How was it cooked the last time you ate prawns?  I have something different to show you today—tamarind prawns. Tamarind prawns (Asam prawns or Assam prawns as in Malay) are one of the famous Nyonya recipes in Malaysia. The prawns are fried until the sugar is caramelized, mixed with …

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