Shrimp Archive

  • Peranakan Shrimp Cake

    Peranakan Shrimp and Chicken Cake Recipe (Kee Kian or Kekian)

    FollowShare For people who live outside Indonesia, Malaysia or Singapore, you may know the term of Nonya instead of Peranakan.  Peranakan Chinese and Baba-Nyonya are terms used for the descendants of late 15th and 16th-century Chinese immigrants to the Nusantara region during the Colonial era. […]

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  • Heici

    Ote-Ote/Heici Recipe (Javanese Shrimp Cake)

    FollowShare Ote-ote (read: oh-tay oh-tay) or heici (read: hay-chi) is another variety of fritters. Instead of translating into a shrimp fritter, I’d rather say it a shrimp cake. A similarity cuisine between Southeast Asian foods is common. One day when we went to a Vietnamese […]

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  • Ankanke Donburi

    Shrimp, Tofu, and Mushroom Ankake Donburi Recipe

    FollowShare Seriously, I have been wanting to make Ankake Donburi (あんかけ丼) for so long. Harumi Kurihara the author of Everyday Harumi cookbook has the explanation what Ankake is. Ankake is a typical Japanese sauce, made from thickened dashi stock and can be served with a […]

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  • Gow Choi Gaau

    Shrimp Chive Dumplings Recipe (Gow Choi Gaau)

    FollowShare What can I say about these Shrimp and Chive Dumplings? Once you bite it, the sweetness of shrimp is splashing into your mouth with a hint of garlicky aroma. Who doesn’t love dumplings? Almost everybody I know love dumplings. I like all kind of […]

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  • Ebi

    Ground Dried Shrimp (Ebi Tumbuk)

    FollowShare What do you do when you have a package of dried shrimp (ebi)? I know what I do.  Take my spice grinder out from  my cabinet.  Dump the dried shrimp in the grinder and process it.Then, I keep it in a tight glass jar. […]

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  • Sambal Terasi Bilimbi

    Sambal Terasi Bilimbi

    FollowShare Growing up in the country where sambal is in every corner of food stalls or restaurants, I enjoy making my own sambal since moving to Canada.  Every household has a different style of sambal terasi and my family used to enhance with bilimbi as we grew […]

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  • Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp on Sugarcane

    Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp on Sugarcane Recipe (Chao Tom)

    FollowShare To begin, this dish is very much similar to Sate Lilit Bali (Balinese Seafood Saté) in appearance. Sate Lilit Bali uses lemongrass as sticks/skewers instead. Sugarcanes might be not very common to be sold in North America, unless you live in the city where […]

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  • Gulai Cubadak

    Gulai Cubadak (Nangka) – Padang Green Jackfruit Curry

    FollowShare Among the Minangese (West Sumatrans), jackfruit is called cubadak.  When other Indonesians call this fruit nangka.  The unripe or green jackfruit is mostly cooked for veggie dishes while the ripe one (with yellow part inside) is used for desserts. Gulai cubadak or nangka is […]

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  • Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram - Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    Binte Biluhuta Recipe (Milu Siram – Gorontalo Corn Soup)

    FollowShare Anybody remember the folk song of binte bilihuta? It’s not only a song title, binte biluhuta is a corn soup from Gorontalo. Gorontalo province is known as the largest corn producer in Indonesia. Beside as an export commodity, sweet corns are main ingredients in […]

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  • Dadar Jagung

    Dadar Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters)

    FollowShare Can you believe there are three names for these corn fritters in Indonesian? Dadar Jagung, Bakwan Jagung and Perkedel Jagung. Did you recognize one word is the same? …. Yes, you are right! It’s Jagung which means corn. I believe, every region has a […]

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