Recipes by Da Housewife

Singapore Singapore Chef

Aglio Olio

Aglio Olio by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationCook pasta according to the instructions at the back of the packaging.Set aside and drain.Heat 5 tablespoons of oil in a pan and stir fry the minced garlic under low heat till golden brown.Add in the chopped chilies and stir well.Return the cooked pasta to the pan and sprinkle a generous amount of parsley…

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Gyoza AKA 锅贴

Gyoza AKA 锅贴 by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationCook the napa cabbage in a pot of boiling water.Drain and remove excess water by squeezing the cooked cabbage with hands or paper towel.Combine all the ingredients together and mix well.Place a spoonful of the filling in the middle of a gyoza wrapper and put water along the edge to seal up the wrapper, forming a…

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Bittergourd with Spareribs Soup

Bittergourd with Spareribs Soup by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationCut bittergourd into half and remove the pulp and seeds.Cut it again into large chunks.Parboil spareribs and set aside to drain.Add bittergourd, red dates and dried oysters to 800ml of water.Toss in the spareribs when the water starts to boil.Boil for 15 minutes before switching to low heat and simmer for another…

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Sotong Goreng Assam

Sotong Goreng Assam by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationDissolve assam paste with 80ml of water.Discard the seeds.Mix the squids to the assam sauce together with sugar and salt.Leave to marinate for at least 15 minutes.In an oiled pan, stir fry the squids briefly.Add in the chopped chilies and toss.Remove from heat when squids are cooked.Ready to serve.

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Hainanese Pork Chop AKA 海南猪肉扒

Hainanese Pork Chop AKA 海南猪肉扒 by Da Housewife

Hainanese, one of the Chinese dialect groups, they are rather well-known for being in the food trade. The early Hainanese immigrants in Singapore mostly work as waiters and servants in the local hotels, restaurants, bakeries and bars. Many of them also became coffee shop owners, stall holders and chefs.Today, Hainanese cuisine is one…

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Stir-fry Tofu with Shimeji Mushrooms and Dried Scallop

Stir-fry Tofu with Shimeji Mushrooms and Dried Scallop by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationStir fry the mushrooms and scallop in an oiled pan.Add in oyster sauce, sugar and water.Stir to mix well.Add in the tofu.Bring to a boil and leave to simmer for 5 minutes or so.Thicken gravy with cornstarch.Sprinkle with spring onions before serving.

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Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce (Thai-style) AKA 泰式豆腐

Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce (Thai-style) AKA 泰式豆腐 by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationPat tau kwa dry with paper towel.Deep fry the tau kwa till golden brown.Drain away excess oil and cut into bite-size pieces.Add the sweet chili sauce to 40ml of water.Toss in the onions.Bring everything to a boil.Pour onions and sauce over the tau kwa.Ready to serve.* Alternatively, you can cut the tau kwa into…

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Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle AKA 福建炒虾面

Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle AKA 福建炒虾面 by Da Housewife

Fried Hokkien Prawn Noodle is a popular local street food. You can find sometimes not one but two stalls selling Hokkien Prawn Noodle in a Hawker Food Center.The essence of this dish is the richness of the stock. The flavor of the pork bones and prawns stock should be absorbed by the noodles but noodles should not be overcooked or…

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Steamed Cod Fish with Preserved Olive Leaves

Steamed Cod Fish with Preserved Olive Leaves by Da Housewife

This mild flavored low-calorie white meat is a wonderful substitute for meat protein. It contains a variety of important nutrients and has been shown to be useful in a number of health conditions. Studies show that people who eat fish regularly have a much lower risk of heart disease and heart attack than people who don't consume…

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Stir-fry Clams in Spicy Bean Sauce

Stir-fry Clams in Spicy Bean Sauce by Da Housewife

IngredientsPreparationSoak clams in a bowl of water with a generous amount of salt added. This allows the clams to spit out the sand.Remove the salt water after 30-45 minutes.Repeat the procedure.Scrub the clams with a brush to remove any sand or mud from the shells.Set aside.Heat up the oil in a pan.Stir fry the minced garlic till…

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