Yen Can Cook: Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken 盐酥鸡

Still remember my overgrown pot of basil I’ve mentioned in my previous recipe post? Yes, there are still some on the plant so here’s another recipe which I can use up the herb. Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken, Yan Su Ji 盐酥鸡, literally translated as salted crispy chicken. It is an ubiquitous snack sold by street vendors and/or in night markets throughout Taiwan. As […]

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Yen Can Cook: Char Siew (Gula Melaka/Palm Sugar No Bake Char Siew)

Char Siew, is a Cantonese delicacy of roasted marinated pork belly over charcoal fire. The meat is then sliced and served often with rice or noodles. But do you know that Char Siew can be done with a non-roast/bake method which is essentially cooking it down on a stovetop, in a normal pan. This rendition is really very simple, akin to […]

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