An attempt to prepare teriyaki salmon for my dad, his fav. This recipe is super easy to prepare, and goes well with rice.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 salmon fillet

Preparation

  1. Pan fry salmon until cooked, put aside
  2. Heat up the teriyaki sauce and mirin mixture with a bit of sugar until thickens
  3. Add salmon back to wok, and spoon sauce over salmon.
  4. It’s ready to serve.

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A Chinese version of chawamushi, this recipe will give you a super smooth and silky egg custard. Perfect for porridge or rice!

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of fish sauce
  • A pinch of vegetarian seasoning
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 1 dash of pepper

Preparation

  1. Mix eggs well with water.
  2. Add fish sauce, salt, seasoning and sesame oil.
  3. Steam 15 minutes.
  4. Add a dash of pepper. Voila, it’s ready to serve.

Fish soup for the super lazy days…

Ingredients

  • A slice of sea bass or grouper, cut into pieces
  • Some garlic and ginger, minced
  • A pot of hot water
  • 1 tablespoon fish sayce
  • 1 tomato cut into fours
  • A stalk of spring onion chopped into pieces
  • A stalk of Chinese celery chopped into pieces
  • A pinch of salt
  • Optional to add tofu

Preparation

  1. Fry minced garlic and ginger minced until fragrant
  2. Pour hot water into the pot
  3. Add fish slices and tomato cubes, boil until cooked
  4. Add fish sauce and salt to taste
  5. Add spring onion and celery, and it’s ready to serve.

This is such a long overdue post since I was preggie with #2. My current fav fish dish that I have to pen it down. Light, refreshing, and easy to prepare.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of light soya sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of dark soya sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp of sugar
  • A cup of water
  • 3 slices of ginger
  • 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 stalk of Chinese celery chopped into bits
  • 1 stalk of spring onion chopped into
  • 1 piece of tenggiri fish cut into fours
  • Cooking oil for pan frying

Preparation

  1. Prepare the sauce – mix light soya sauce, dark soya sauce, sugar, fish sauce, water, celery and spring onion.
  2. Heat up wok, pan fry ginger and pour sauce in. Simmer a little and remove sauce from wok. Keep sauce aside.
  3. Pan fry tenggiri fish over medium heat until cooked.
  4. Pour sauce in when fish is cooked, simmer a little (be careful not to overcook), and it’s ready to serve.

This is my current fav soup. Super easy, nutritious and appetizing. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 packet of silken tofu, cut into cubes
  • Half carrot, chop into small chunks
  • 3 -4 pieces of ginger
  • 1 packet white mushroom
  • 1 stalk coriander, cut
  • 1 stalk spring onion, cut
  • A pot of water
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable seasoning

Preparation:

  1. Put tomatoes, carrot, tofu, ginger and mushroom into a pot of boiling water
  2. Bring soup to boil, and simmer for 15min
  3. Add vegetable seasoning to taste 
  4. Add coriander and spring onion, summer for a minute, and it’s ready to serve. 

Hub whipped up this nutritious and nourishing dish for me to rebuild my body for #2. I super loved the sweet flavor from the herb dang gui and DOM, and almost finishing slurping all the soup after eating.   Burpppp. Enjoy this meal over lunch or dinner!

Ingredients:

  • 100gm minced pork marinated with Chinese parsley, sesame oil, light soya sauce, oyster sauce (1 tsp each)
  • 1 roll of mee sua (buy the more expensive brand so that it’s slower to turn soggy)
  • 1 handful green leafy veg (Kale)
  • 2 tablespoons light soya sauce or oyster sauce
  • 1 handful wolfberries
  • 2 slices dang gui
  • 1-2 tablespoons DOM (can add more if you prefer stronger DOM taste)
  • 3 pcs ginger slice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Some fried onions as garnish
  • 1.5 bowls water

Preparation:

  1. Soak wolfberries and dang gui in hot water.
  2. Heat up sesame oil and stir fry ginger until fragrant. Add water. 
  3. Add dang gui into wok of ginger.
  4. Boil the mixture, and add light soya sauce or oyster sauce to taste. 
  5. Add minced pork into soup mixture until cooked.
  6. Add wolfberries, vegetable and DOM, and continue boiling.
  7. Add mee sua, and stir in soup mixture until cook. Careful not to overcook to avoid mee sua from turning soggy.
  8. Garnish with fried onions, and it’s ready to serve.

  

One of my favorite fish dishes first introduced to us by our confinement lady. Didn’t get to write the recipe until now that I’m having it again. A sweet savory recipe that goes well with rice. 

Ingredients:

  • A piece of cod fish
  • 5-6 pieces dang gui
  • 10-12 wolfberries
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Preparation:

  1. Boil dang gui, wolfberries, oyster sauce, light soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar for 1-2 min. 
  2. Pour sauce over cod fish, steam for 15-20 or until cooked. 
  3. It’s ready to serve.