Chicken with Peppers

1 chicken breast, cut into pieces 1 red or green pepper, julienned ½ carrot, diced ½ ginger, chopped finely 1 spring onion, cut into 1″ strips 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp soy sauce ½ tbsp sesame oil Marinate chicken in soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch. Saute ginger and spring onions till fragrant. Add carrots. Add […]

Lor Mai Kai 糯米鸡 (Glutinous Rice with Chicken)

~ DIM SUM SERIES ~ Lor Mai Kai ( 糯米鸡 nuòmǐ jī) is a cantonese dish and a classic dim sum dish.The glutinous rice is wrapped in lotus leaf and steamed. Where lotus leaf is unavailable, dish is steamed is a bowl and tipped up-side-down onto a plate to serve. This is the version presented below. The glutinous […]

Curry Puffs

1 large packet flaky or puff pastry (~450 g or 14 oz)  2 tbsp oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 slices fresh ginger, very finely chopped 2 tbsp curry powder 250 g (8 oz) minced meat or sardines 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 potato, boiled and finely diced salt Makes 24 Heat oil and […]

Steamed Chicken in Foil

1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp chinese cooking wine 1 tbsp sesame seed oil 500g (1 lb) chicken breast, boned & cut into medium chunks 4 spring onions, cut into 2″ each 2″ ginger, shredded 1 stick celery, shredded Aluminium foil, cut into pieces large enough to enclose each piece of chicken generously Serves 4 […]

Eggplant with Coconut Milk

2 eggplants, cut into 1″ thick 1 chicken breast, cubed 2 carrots, cubed 1 shallot, sliced 5 tbsp coconut milk 2 tbsp sherry 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil salt & pepper cooking oil Serves 3 Marinate chicken in sherry, cornstarch, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt & pepper. Heat cooking oil. […]