Honey and soy chicken wings with sesame (506 calories per serve)

I thought I had defrosted some chicken drumsticks but they turned out to be chicken wing pieces so instead of trying to cook a curry with them, I decided to roast them. I had two bags of sesame seeds (because I forgot I had some at home and bought another new bag) so I was … Continue reading Honey and soy chicken wings with sesame (506 calories per serve)

Miso glazed steak (525 calories per serve)

This is so easy to make and because it's already marinated, you don't need to make any additional sauces or jus to serve with it. It is also an Asian-style steak which means you can eat it with rice and Asian vegetables, such as bok choy. Serves 2 Prep time 10 mins + 20 mins … Continue reading Miso glazed steak (525 calories per serve)

Quick and easy galbi jim (866 calories per serve)

This is the first time I made a Korean dish, which is bold enough in itself. But this is also the first time I've made a main dish in my Cuckoo rice cooker/pressure cooker. The recipe is adapted from Maangchi.com's recipe but I've adjusted it for the Cuckoo rice cooker. On a side note: wow, … Continue reading Quick and easy galbi jim (866 calories per serve)

Chinese steamed pork meatloaf (212 calories per serve)

It has been many years since I've had this but it's one of my favourite homemade past times. It's so easy to make and it's also pretty healthy. I love it because it's a bit like eating pork dumplings without the carb-filled skins. Serves 6 Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30mins Ingredients 500g lean … Continue reading Chinese steamed pork meatloaf (212 calories per serve)

Easy crispy tofu steaks with soy sauce drizzle (224 calories per serve)

My local Asian grocery only sold tofu in one size ... family size. I don't cook a lot of tofu but I was making a 'popiah' the other day, which required a small amount of tofu. Needless to say, I didn't use the entire packet so I was left wondering what to do with 400g of … Continue reading Easy crispy tofu steaks with soy sauce drizzle (224 calories per serve)

South East Asian chicken rice (770 calories per serve)

+I call this the South East Asian version of Hainanese chicken rice because I have combined some of the Singaporean/Malaysian and the Thai varieties. I have used the same ginger-garlic aromas used in Singapore and Malaysia with the addition of the winter gourd that is normally seen in the Thai varieties. The dish allows for … Continue reading South East Asian chicken rice (770 calories per serve)