Saturday, 24 September 2016

Curried Noodles (Mee Kari)


2 Fresh Lemon Grass
1 Large Onion
2 Cloves Garlic
1/2" Fresh Ginger
1 table spoon Dried shrimps (or shrimp paste aka belacan)

Blend all the ingredients together

Cooking oil
2-3 tbl spoonCurry powder
1 tin Coconut milk
Chicken pieces (breast or thighs and cut into small pieces)
Chicken stock

For garnish, blanch bean sprouts, chopped coriander leaves, chopped spring onions and Pre-Fried onions

Egg Noodles - blanch

In a heated wok with cooking oil, put in the blended ingredients and cook for about 3-4 minutes or until there's a lovely aroma. Add in the curry powder, add in the coconut milk, the chicken and a cup of water. Add in salt to taste and chicken stock.

Leave until the chicken is cooked.

When read, put the one serving of noodles in a bowl, add in hot curry sauce over the noodles. Garnish with the blanched bean sprouts, chopped coriander leaves, chopped spring onions and the pre-fried onions.

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Chieng Mai Chicken Salad

Chieng Mai Chicken Salad

500gm deboned chicken (breast or thigh) - slice in small pieces
salt to taste
Cooking Oil
1/2 cup of fresh coriander leaves
1/4 cup of mint leaves
5 shallots or 1 large red onion
3 red chillies
5 tbl spoons glutinous rice
Lime juice
3 tbl spoons of fish sauce

In a dry pan roast the glutinous rice until slightly brown. Then roughly pound in pestle and mortar whilst still warm. Then leave to cool

Then in the same pan, use about 2 tbls spoons of cooking oil and cook the chicken pieces for about 10 minutes or until cooked. Add salt to taste. Cook until any liquid from the chicken has dried up. Then put into a large bowl.

Roughly chop the fresh coriander leaves, mint leaves. Dice the onion/shallots thinly and add these ingredients into the chicken.
Remove the seeds from the chillies and pound with pestle and mortar. Be careful not to get any chilly juices splash into your eyes. Add to chicken bowl.
Add in the lemon juice and fish sauce and mix well.
Taste to see if you need to add any more of the above ingredients.
Then add in the pounded glutinous rice into the bowl to give a bit of crunch.
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