Category Archives: Meat & Poultry

Meat & Poultry

Kong Pao Chicken (宫保鸡丁)

Post & Recipe in English and Chinese (中英食谱)

“Famous Kong Pao Diced Chicken, an exquisite flavoured chicken dish that you would enjoy so much! 宫保鸡丁,一份你一定享受的爆炒佳肴!”

Kong Pao chicken (also known as Kung Pao or Gong Bao Diced Chicken) is a popular dish in Singapore, and many other Asian countries. This dish is a Sichuan cuisine, I heard. And, it was named after an ancient palatial guardian in Qing Dynasty.

Kong Pao chicken dish uses stir-frying method. It supposed to make with diced chicken, cashew nuts and dried chili stir-fry with dark sauce. So, it has been originally called as Kong Pao Diced Chicken. However, this dish has been modified with many other versions using chunky chicken meat and peanut instead. All depends on your liking, especially homemade dish, right?! read more

My Scrumptious Fried Chicken Wing Recipe

“It’s Simple-yet-Special. Try it, and you’ll surely like it!”

Sometimes, I have such a craving for some juicy aromatic fried chicken wings. Just imagine, 2 pieces of gigantic fried chicken wings on a plate of hot steamy rice, to go with a bowl of piping hot vegetables soup. Ymmm..

Yes, we had fried chicken wings this evening! Waited to dig in since yesterday, and finally got my craving curbed with these aromatic wings! Why the wait? I had no choice but to marinate those wings overnight, for even better taste… read more

Chinese Roasted Pork aka Char Siew Recipe (蜜汁叉烧)


“Authentic Char Siew with my heirloom recipe – Yummy & Juicy Roasted Pork that whets your appetite.”

‘Char Siew’, is actually Cantonese pronunciation. It means ‘fork roasting’. Why is it being called as ‘fork roasting’? It simply refers to its cooking method, long strips of marinated pork meat which are skewered with long forks, and roasted in a large covered oven using charcoal. This is a traditional way of making this dish. Char Siew is one of the famous “roasted flavours (烧味)” in Asia, especially Hong Kong. Char Siew (叉烧) is also well-known as Chinese roasted pork, barbecued pork and Cantonese-style honeyed pork. read more

Authentic Sweet and Sour Pork (凤梨咕老肉)

“My signature dish – Sweet and Sour Pork, for the kids and family!”

Unlike curry or sambal paste, you do not require blending and extra frying process for the sweet and sour sauce. Even though the readily packed sweet and sour sauce is easily available in the market, but you might be even happier to know that delicious sweet and sour sauce is very easy to prepare at home. Cook an authentic sweet and sour pork dish at home, in minutes. I used 10 min to prepare this dish (excludes marinating time of 15 min). read more

Braised Pork and Shitake Mushroom (卤肉焖冬菇)

“Our delicious Tuesday-night dinner”

This morning, I used my slow cooker to braise a leaned pork dish (a lower-fat version using lean meat), before I left for work. Just put in all the ingredients and seasoning, set fire to low. By the time I reached home in the evening, the aroma of braised meat filled the entire house when I opened the wooden door.

I like to use my slow cooker. It makes cooking much simpler, tastier, healthier (with lean meat) and less hassle!

Using a slow cooker to braise the meat, you won’t need to spare your precious time looking after the stove for a dish which requires long cooking time. No worries, your dish will not loose the moisture as long as set cooker to auto shift/ low, even turn it on as long as 10 hours! In fact, this recipe I have, is more like a soupy kind of braising method than the thick gravy type. read more

Pork Chop with Special Sweet & Savoury Sauce (Pork Chop King ‘肉排王’)

“- Children’s favorite dish – Make your own sweet and savoury sauce for your child!”

Cooking dishes with sweet & sour sauce are my forte. It’s loved by anyone, especially the children of its savoury taste, sweet with a little bit of pleasant sourish kind. I love to make this dish as it is simple and yet, flavorsome. I called it as sweet & savoury sauce here, because the
sauce I made here is kinda different from the normal sweet and sour sauce I’ve made. So, call it Sweet & Savoury. read more