Mexican chicken and mushroom

Mexican chicken and mushroom recipe by Yummy Calories

Mexican chicken and mushroom is so called because of its spices. I don't think it's a Mexican dish at all. When I was in high school, I worked at a food court outlet that sold almost everything. We did kebabs, wraps, sandwiches, tacos, nachos, tostadas, dim sims, chips, coffee, breakfast. One of the dishes that … Continue reading Mexican chicken and mushroom

Chinese egg noodle stir fry (lo mein)

Chinese egg noodle stir fry recipe by Yummy Calories

Making an egg noodle stir fry is easier than you think. I find them easier than rice noodles befcause they are a little bit sturdier when frying so they don't end up into a blended mess as easily. My favourite egg noodle stir fry is saucy with a lot of crunchy vegetables. I prefer a … Continue reading Chinese egg noodle stir fry (lo mein)

Creamy chicken and mushroom pasta

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta by Yummycalories

Creamy chicken and mushroom pasta is one of the most comforting meals in the world. You can have it with any kind of pasta such as fettucine, ravioli, rigatoni, penne, etc. I chose spaghetti for this mainly because I went to Costco that one time and bought an insane amount of spaghetti. It was a … Continue reading Creamy chicken and mushroom pasta

Cambodian curry noodles (Cambodian laksa)

Cambodian curry noodles recipe by Yummy Calories

Cambodian curry noodles are one of my favourite winter comfort meals. Its warm and creamy broth is similar to a Malaysian laksa but in my opinion, it's better because it leaves you feeling lighter. There are so many fresh vegetables and herbs in this noodle soup that perfectly balance out the coconut creaminess of the … Continue reading Cambodian curry noodles (Cambodian laksa)

Burmese chicken gourd curry

Burmese chicken gourd curry by Yummy Calories

This Burmese chicken gourd curry is my favourite way to get buthee (bottle gourd / calabash). It's fairly rare to find it in Melbourne so how did we get our hands on this vegetable? Surprise! We've moved to Perth (from Melbourne). The weather here is fantastic and we are surrounded by my husband's family. We … Continue reading Burmese chicken gourd curry

South East Asian Chicken Rice (Rice Cooker Method)

Chicken Rice Recipe by Yummy Calories

"You know that you can cook chicken rice in a rice cooker, yeah?" said my husband. I did not. But his little tip made me overhaul my entire recipe that I had posted 6 years ago. I call this the South East Asian version of Hainanese chicken rice because I have combined some of the … Continue reading South East Asian Chicken Rice (Rice Cooker Method)

Burmese Thick Noodle Chicken Salad (Nan Gyi Thoke)

Burmese Noodle Salad by Yummy Calories. Thick Chicken Noodle Salad. Nan Gyi Thoke.

This is one of my favourite Burmese noodle salad dishes. It's supposed to be made with thick rice noodles but it's in intermittent supply at my local Asian grocery store so what is pictured is a medium sized noodle. The thick noodles are usually packaged fresh as opposed to dry and often have Vietnamese names. … Continue reading Burmese Thick Noodle Chicken Salad (Nan Gyi Thoke)