Have you ever tried fresh Avocado shake? Avocado shake is rich, creamy, sweet and delicious. This refreshing drink is common in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and in most Asia. Try my recipe, and you will love it!
- 2 medium hass avocados, skinned and pitted
- 1/2 cup whole milk (I use almond milk for added flavor)
- 1/ cup coconut milk (important ingredient)
- 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk (you can replace with 3 tbsp sugar)
- 1 cup ice
- Add all ingredients in a blender, and blend till everything is well combined. It should be milk shake consistency.
- Serve immediately. Be aware that the shake will turn brown if leave aside for too long.
Simple Chinese snacks, Deep fried prawn fritters.
20 prawns, jumbo size
1 cup frying mix (Korean frying mix, available in Korean stores)
3/4 cup cold water
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp cooking wine
1/2 tsp cornflour
(1) Peel and devein prawns.
(2) Add seasoning to prawns, and leave aside for 30 minutes.
(3) Mix the frying mix powder with water, and mix into a smooth batter.
(4) Dip the prawns in the batter to coat evenly.
(5) Heat the frying oil over high heat, and deep fry until golden.
(6) Drain on absorbent paper, and serve hot with wasabi mayo dipping sauce.
(7) Dipping sauce: Wasabi Mayo – Stir 1 tsp of wasabi paste into 5 tbsp mayonnaise.
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- Tagged 脆皮油炸虾, Prawn Fritters
Main ingredients: minced pork, basil
200 gm minced pork (about 1 cup)
1/2 yellow onion, diced finely
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1 tbsp red chilli, minced
Thai basil leaves, about 1 bunch
Marinating ingredients for pork
1 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp cooking wine
little white pepper
little sesame seed oil
1 tsp corn starch
2 tsp fish sauce
1 tsp Thai sweet sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
(1) Marinate pork and leave aside for 20 minutes.
(2) Rinse Thai basil leaves and discard stems.
(3) Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan. Add marinated pork and stir fry till pork is almost cooked.
(4) Add minced onion, garlic, and red chilli. Stir fry for another 3 minutes till fragrant.
(5) Add all seasoning and stir fry for another minute.
(6) Turn off the heat, and add Thai basil. Stir till well combined.
(7) Serve hot and enjoy with rice.
Kway Teow noodle dish is one of the popular street food in Thailand. It is very cheap and comforting food for the locals. I went to Thailand few times and I love their food. At one of my trips, I tried a bowl of noodle soup (sitting at the street food stand) myself. Unforgettable Delicious! Here is the recipe for this noodle soup.
1 to 2 cups of ground pork
1 packet of fine Rice Vermicelli or Flat rice noodle
1 chilli padi (Thai Chilli)
1/2 cup white onion, sliced thinly
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tbsp ginger, sliced thinly
1 cup bean sprouts, head and tail removed
fish cakes, slices (optional)
chicken stock or water
Seasoning: 2 tsp fish sauce, 1 tsp rice wine, dash of white pepper
Sauce: 1/2 tbsp lemon or lime juice, cilantro, 1tsp crushed peanuts, 1/2 tsp white sesame seeds
(1) Heat 1 tsp oil in frying pan. Add ground pork, and break it up with spatula. Cook till pork is fully cooked.
(2) Add minced garlic, chilli padi, ginger slices and onion. Stir fry till fragrant for about 5 minutes.
(3) Transfer pork mixture to stock pot. Add enough water or stock to the pot, about 6 bowls. Bring to boil.
(4) Add seasoning ingredients, bean sprouts and fish cakes to pot. Bring to simmer for 15 minutes.
(5) In another pot, blanch rice noodle for 1 minute. Transfer noodle to serving bowl.
(6) Combine sauce ingredients, and add about 1 tbsp of sauce to serving bowl.
(7) Pour soup over the noodle, and garnish with crushed peanuts and cilantro.
(8) For extra spice, drizzle with little chilli oil. You can also add other condiments such as fried garlic, fried shallots, green onion, red chilli etc.