Saturday, May 30, 2009

Simple Prawns Sambal


1/2 kg prawns (semi large)
salt and sugar to taste
1 tbsp tamarind juice

Ingredients to pound:
5 dried chillies (soak in water)
4 fresh red chillies
1" fresh turmeric (kunyit basah)
1/2" shrimp paste (belacan)
10 shallots/or more


Saute the pounded ingredients in low heat until fragrant.

Add in prawns and combine with the sauce. Add in tamarind juice, salt and sugar to taste. Cook until prawns are done.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves or spring onions.

Source: Malaysian Recipes

Eggplants With Shrimps

2-3 eggplant (cut into 4cm long and halve it)
8 fresh prawns (leave the tail intact)
2 cm shrimp paste (belacan)
2 clove garlic (chopped)
1 large onion (chopped)
2 tsp chilli paste/ chilli boh
1 cm fresh turmeric (pounded)/kunyit basah
salt and sugar to taste


Heat the wok, put in the shrimp paste and roast it. Break it into bits. Roast until fragrant.

Then add in 6 tbsp oil. Stir fry the garlic and onions.

Add in the prawns, pounded turmeric, and chilli paste. Add oil if paste is dry.

Finally add in the egg plant and stir fry until cook in all sided.

Season with salt and sugar and sprinkle a bit of water. Cook until done. Use low heat for this dish.

Can use turmeric powder instead for fresh turmeric.

Source: Malaysian Recipes

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Crispy Oriental Chicken Wings (Microwave)


1 1/2 lbs chicken wings - disjointed
1 medium egg
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp ginger powder
1 medium onion - finely diced
2 cups - finely crushed corn flakes


Mix together egg, soy sauce, garlic powder and ginger powder. Set aside.

On a wax paper, mix together crushed corn flakes and diced onion. Dip each wing in soy sauce mixture, then roll in corn flakes and onion.

In glass baking dish, cover and cook wings on high (9) for 20 minutes, or until cooked.

Remove covering halfway through cooking. Use 13in x 9in baking dish.

Makes: 24 appetizers.

Source: 300 Chicken Recipes

Marinated Chicken Wings


1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 up honey
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chili powder
2 lbs chicken wings with drum end cut at joint from wing, discard tips


Mix ingredients together ad marinate cup-sup wings overnight.

Place wing parts in shallow baking pan and pour remaining liquid over them.

Bake for 1 hour at 325 degrees F, turning on the 1/2 hour.

Source: 300 Chicken Recipes

Oriental Chicken Wings


6 chicken wings
1 garlic clove
1 scallion
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp distilled white vinegar (original recipe using rice wine vinegar)
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1/2 tsp oriental sesame oil
Pinch of cayenne
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley


Remove wing tips and cut wings in half at the joint.

Mince garlic and scallion. Combine soy sauce, honey , vinegar, garlic, ginger, oil and cayenne in a microwave safe dish. Add wings and turn to coat.

Marinate at least 30 minutes, turning twice. Put larger wings at the edge of the dish. Cover with plastic and vent. Microwave on high for 5 minutes.

Rotate plate and cook 5 minutes longer. Transfer wings to a serving plate. Return marinade to oven and cook, partially covered on high for 2 minutes.

Pour marinade over wings and turn to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, scallion and coriander.

Makes 12 pieces

Source: 300 Chicken Recipes

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Monday, May 18, 2009

New York Cheesecake


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup white sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 1/2 pounds cream cheese, softened
1 3/4 cups white sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
5 eggs
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly coat a 10 inch springform pan with spray oil. Note: You could use a 9x13 inch pan instead.

To make the crust:
Combine 1-1/2 cups flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg and 1/2 cup butter or margarine. Spread to the edges of the pan. Prick all over with a fork, then bake 15 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Allow to cool.

Increase the oven temperature to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C).

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, 1-3/4 cups sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, 5 eggs and the yolks and mix thoroughly. Add cream and mix only enough to blend.

Pour filling over the crust and bake for 10 minutes at 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Reduce temperature to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) and continue to bake for one hour. Turn oven off, but leave cake in for another hour. Don't worry if it looks a little jiggly in the center.

Chill overnight. This is imperative! If desired, top with your favorite fruit or serve plain.

Source: Internet

Baked French Toast


8 slices bread
12 ounces evaporated skim milk
4 eggs
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Lightly coat 9"x13"x2" pan with non-stick vegetable spray. Arrange bread slices in bottom of pan.

Combine all remaining ingredients and mix well, using whisk or egg beater. Pour mixture evenly over bread. Cover tightly and refrigerate several hours or overnight.

To bake, preheat oven to 350.

Remove bread from refrigerator and spray lightly with non-stick vegetable spray. Bake 30-35 minutes, until lightly browned.

Serve with hot maple syrup, powdered sugar, and cinnamon.

Source: Internet

Apple Cake


1-1/2 cups flour
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons shortening
1/2 cup milk
4 or 5 apples
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon


Sift together flour, baking powder and salt; add shortening and rub in very lightly; add milk slowly to make soft dough and mix.

Place on floured board and roll out 1/2-inch thick. Put into shallow greased pan. Wash, pare, core and cut apples into sections; press them into dough, sprinkle with sugar and dust with cinnamon.

Bake in moderate oven 30 minutes or until apples are tender and brown. Serve warm with milk or cream.

Source: Delicious Apples Recipes


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KFC Potato Salad


2 pounds russet potatoes
1 cup mayonnaise
4 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
4 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons minced white onion
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon minced celery
1 teaspoon diced pimentos
1/2 teaspoon shredded carrot
1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon pepper
dash salt


Lightly peel the potatoes and cut into bite sized pieces.

Place in a pot of salted water and boil the potatoes for 5 to 10 minutes till fork tender, depending upon the size you cut them.

While the potatoes are cooking in a bowl make the dressing by mixing the mayonnaise, pickle relish, sugar, white onion, mustard, vinegar, celery, pimento, carrot, parsley, pepper, and salt.

When the potatoes are done and have cooled add the sauce and refrigerate for 2 hours. The best is if you allow this to sit overnight.

Source: KFC Copycat Recipes

KFC Coleslaw


8 1/8 cups cabbage
1/3 cup carrot
1 teaspoon onion chopped fine
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 cup milk
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise


First core the cabbage and shred the cabbage fine using the fine disk for the shredder attachment to the mixer. Then shred the cabbage.

In a bowl combine with a whisk combine the buttermilk, mayonnaise, milk and lemon juice mix till well combined. Then add the seasoning.

The last step is to add the sugar add the sugar to the sauce until well mixed in. Add the sauce to the cabbage and carrot mixture and mix well and allow the mixture to marinate for 13 hrs.

Source: KFC Copycat Recipes