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Chicken and Fettuccini in Galangal Coconut Sauce

Penang Laksa

Chicken and Fettuccini in Galangal Coconut Sauce (Malaysian Laksa) Recipe Ingredients Laksa Paste 2 stems lemon lemongrass, thinly sliced 1 medium onion or 6 shallots, peeled and chopped 4 garlic cloves 1 inch galangal, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, sliced 1 tablespoons chili paste or sambal olek 6 macadamia nuts or 2 tablespoons cashew nuts […]

Whole Roasted Chicken in Tamarind Butter Sauce

Whole Roasted Chicken in Tamarind

My mother was celebrated for her roasted chicken, which was tender and flavorful right to the bone. She first made this recipe for one of our regular customers at our spice stall and soon enough could hardly keep up with the orders. I enjoyed standing beside her as she would make it, watching the palm sugar, butter, and tamarind as they caramelized. In this recipe, we never used the reserved juices from the pan as the tamarind sauce was so delicious on its own. However, you may serve the reserved sauce on the side you wish. Just before serving, she would sprinkle in a handful of fried chilies for an extra kiss of flavor.

Ginger Sesame Chicken Wings

Ginger Sesame Chicken Wings Image

This gingerly sweet sticky wing is a creation that came about from my many party requests for a healthy finger food dish without compromising flavor. The combination of sweet textured hoisin, salty soy and honey is a perfect group to a heap of flavors. I use ground ginger for this recipe as it add a […]

Turmeric Fried Chicken

Turmeric Fried Chicken Image

Turmeric Fried Chicken Fried chicken is eaten at least once a week at our home and is typically made with a simple combination of turmeric, ground chilies, salt and pepper. Chicken that is seasoned with turmeric, ground chilies and salt will have just that touch of savory spice and help it to stay juicy. The […]