Thursday, March 4, 2021

Sausage Yam Rice Cooker Recipe

Cut 200g chicken fillet into bite sized chunks. Marinate with 1 tbsp light soya, 1 tbsp Chinese wine, 1 tbsp oyster sauce, half tsp salt and some Sarawak white pepper. Mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

In a rice cooker pot, add one cup of rinsed rice. Add in the marinated chicken, followed by 2 chopped shallots, 3 cloves of minced garlic, half a large yam chopped into squarish chunks, half a cup of finely sliced cabbage and 1 Chinese sausage sliced.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Spaghetti Prawn Aglio Olio Gamberi Recipe By Chef Felix Chong

Kicking off our professional series featuring chefs and hawkers sharing their recipes for their signature dishes, is Monti’s spearheading Chef Felix Chong showing us how he cooks his Spaghetti Aglio Olio Gamberi. 

Start by butterflying 3 large tiger prawns and removing the veins. Keep the heads and shells intact whilst exposing the butterflied prawn meat at the center as seen in the video. Lightly season the prawns with a pinch of salt.

Emperor Herbal Chicken Recipe

This is the perfect dish for that reunion dinner, nutritious and highly delicious. With an addition of fish maw to suit the festive occasion.

First place the 2 Sakura chicken legs on a sheet of baking tray, with a sheet of aluminum foil underneath. Season with 1/2 tsp of salt for taste. 

Add the following herbs, dang gui (angelica root), yu zhu, red dates, dried scallops, dried longan and goji berries onto the chicken and surroundings. 

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Chicken One Pot Udon - One Pot Series

Our one pot series kicks off with a healthy and tasty Japanese inspired noodle dish. The ingredients are fairly easy to find in most supermarkets.

Marinate 200g of chopped chicken with 2 tbsp soba sauce or light soya sauce, 1 tbsp mirin, black pepper and 1 tbsp corn flour. Mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes before cooking.

In a pot, add 1 tsp cooking oil. Sauté 2 minced garlic until aromatic, then add 1 sliced carrot. Cook until the carrots are somewhat soft.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Potato Gratin Recipe

This is such an easy and simple classic French recipe to do at home. And it is so delicious.

Start by slicing thinly 4 potatoes and 1 onion. Make a simple roux with one tbsp butter and 2 tsp plain flour in a saucepan. Turn on at low flame and slowly wipe the butter around flour filled pan to absorb all the flour.

You will end up with a yellow thick paste. Add fresh cream or milk slowly and let it mix with the roux. The milk or cream will quickly thicken up. Just keep adding until you get a sauce like consistency like what you see in the video. This is known as a bechamel sauce. Season with a tsp salt and black pepper and set aside.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Taiwanese Oyster Mee Sua Recipe - Orh Ah Mee Sua

Take 10 oysters and coat them thoroughly with corn flour. Then blanch them in water for a few minutes, strain and remove. They should look glossy and plump.

Next, make the mee sua broth, pour in half a large pot worth of chicken stock or water. Add a dried piece of cuttlefish or octopus, followed by a cup of bonito flakes. Turn on the fire and bring it to a boil.

Once it’s boiling, add in 5 slices of ginger and 2 cloves of garlic. Then season the stock with 2 tbsp light soya and 5 small rock sugar. Add more salt if required. Next add in the blanched oysters and simmer for 10 minutes. 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Homecooked Bee Hoon Recipe

This is a comfort dish that we will always come back to. And we can make it vegetarian by replacing or omitting some components like garlic and eggs. 

Start by frying 2 beaten eggs into an omelette. Then slice them into thin strips for garnishing later. Add 

Potatoes Minced Pork in Soya Sauce Recipe

This is one of the most comforting dishes to cook at home, and so easy to do with a few simple ingredients.

Slice 2 medium potatoes into thin discs and fry them in a pan of oil until they are soft and lightly browned. Cook for about 10 minutes or so. Once they turn soft, remove and set aside.

In the same pan, fry 2 chopped garlic and some white bits of scallion until fragrant.