Tagged with Stir Fry

Pad Thai

Pad Thai


Pad Thai is a Thai dish made out of stir fried rice noodles flavoured with fish sauce, tamarind juice, chilli peppers garnished with bean sprouts, shrimps, chopped peanuts, eggs and lime juice. This dish is the national dish of Thailand and is listed at number 5 on CNN’s World’s 50 most delicious foods readers’ poll … Continue reading

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Chinese Beef and Tomatoes

Chinese Beef and Tomatoes


When I used to work in Hong Kong before lunch on styroboxes was one of my regular meal, it’s quite easy to order too as you only given four meat options and three sauce options which in total makes 12 different dishes but they only need to prepare four things. Meat choices are beef, chicken, … Continue reading

Asian Style Chicken Zucchini and Peanuts

Asian Style Chicken Zucchini and Peanuts


Several months ago we dined it at Barilla dumpling here in Auckland, we definitely loved their dumplings but one dish also stood out and it was this diced chicken stir fried with peanuts, zucchini and carrots. I still remember my daughter endlessly munching on them together with the steaming hot dumplings, it is one of … Continue reading

Lechon Fried Rice

Lechon Fried Rice


When we are talking about lechon leftovers first thing that comes to mind would be Lechon Paksiw but there are other things that you can do with that scraps of roasted pig, you can use it as a filling for pita breads or even use it as a main ingredient in your fried rice like this … Continue reading

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables

Stir Fried Prawns and Mixed Vegetables


Usually when a free style vegetable stir fry is prepared the main meats used are either chicken or beef, seafood like fish or shrimps are rarely used. The reason behind it might be because seafood is hard to handle in stir fries. Fish flakes easily, squid tends to be rubbery when over cooked and prawns … Continue reading

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken


General Tso’s chicken is a sweet and spicy deep-fried chicken dish popular in the American Chinese cuisine. It was named after General Tso Tsung-tang (Zuo Zongtang) who was a Qing dynasty general but it was unclear why. The dish is very typical in the Hunanese cuisine but this did not originate in China, it was … Continue reading

Twice Cooked Pork

Twice Cooked Pork


Twice cooked pork, double cooked pork or Huí Guo Ròu is one of the well-known dishes in the Sichuan Cuisine, like Mapo Tofu and Kung Pao Chicken this dish is meant to be hot. The Chinese name Huí Guo Ròu if directly translated means “meat that has been returned to the pot” which exactly defines … Continue reading

Beef Chop Suey

Beef Chop Suey


Chopsuey is considered to be one of the most popular vegetable dish in the Philippines. This dish is basically mixed vegetables that are stir fried together with meats like pork, chicken and prawns. I barely see this dish using beef at all might be because beef specially the premium cuts are expensive in the Philippines. … Continue reading

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee


Hokkien Mee or Hokkien Char Mee is a type of dish made out of thick yellow noodles cooked in thick dark gravy made with dark soy sauce, pork, squid, fish cake/balls, cabbage and crispy fried pork fat. A very popular dish found in Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding areas. The first time I tried this … Continue reading

Stir Fried Prawns and Sugar Snap Peas

Stir Fried Prawns and Sugar Snap Peas


Some people when they are travelling they usually rely on restaurants, take aways or even street food, it is very seldom that they will cook on their own. The problem is that when you’re out of your own kitchen it is very hard to adjust with the utensils available to you as well as the … Continue reading

Stir Fried Beef, Garlic Sprouts and Mushrooms

Stir Fried Beef, Garlic Sprouts and Mushrooms


It’s been a long time since I’ve done some freestyle so here we are let’s make some stir fried beef. Beef is usually my first choice of ingredient when it comes to free style stir frying because when they’re done right it tastes amazing. I guess for most people who loves to cook they already … Continue reading

Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry

Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry


My constant hunt for easy and simple meat free vegetable recipes is quite challenging, especially for a carnivorous person like me but once you had found or created one it is so satisfying. This recipe is one example, it’s simple and really easy to prepare, now I have one more vegetable dish added to my … Continue reading

Dried Shrimps and Winter Melon

Dried Shrimps and Winter Melon


Dried Shrimps and Winter Melon is a simple stir fried dish that originated in the Zhejiang province of China. It is made out of winter melon stir fried with dried shrimps which is a very good combination complements each other’s flavours perfectly. Winter Melon, white gourd, winter gourd, ash gourd or what we call kundol in … Continue reading