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Malaysian cuisine is a rich and diverse blend of cooking traditions influenced by Malay, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Thai, Arab, Portuguese, Dutch, and British cuisines.
Some of the common ingredients and flavors in Malaysian cuisine are rice, noodles, coconut milk, sambal (chili sauce), lemongrass, ginger, garlic, tamarind, and curry.
Seafood, chicken, beef, and mutton are also widely used, as well as a variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and spices.
Some of the most popular and iconic dishes in Malaysian cuisine are:

Nasi lemak: rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves, served with sambal, boiled egg, cucumber, anchovies, and peanuts. It is considered the national dish of Malaysia.
Hokkien mee: fried noodles with shrimp, pork, squid, fish cake, cabbage, and dark soy sauce. It is a specialty of the Chinese community in Malaysia12 Nasi goreng: fried rice with vegetables, garlic, soy sauce, and sometimes meat or seafood. It is a simple and satisfying dish that can be eaten any time of the day.
Apam balik: a thick and crispy pancake filled with peanuts, sugar, corn, and butter. It is a sweet and crunchy snack that originated from Sri Lanka12 Char kuay teow: fried flat rice noodles with bean sprouts, chives, egg, and seafood or meat. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that is similar to Pad Thai.
Nasi campur: rice with a variety of side dishes, such as meat, vegetables, eggs, peanuts, and fried prawn crackers. It is a common way of eating in Malaysia, where you can choose your own combination of dishes. Ikan bakar: grilled fish or seafood marinated in a spicy and sour sauce, wrapped in banana leaves. It is a popular dish at local food markets, where you can pick your own fish or seafood.

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Spicy peanut chicken  Print Recipe


Serves: 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time:20 minutes
4 teaspoons smooth peanut butter
3 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons water
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried chili peppers
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

4 teaspoons butter
1 medium chopped onion
4 chicken breasts
In a saucepan, combine the first 8 ingredients. Mix well. Heat. Add butter and melt. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Let cool at room temperature. Arrange onion and the chicken breasts in a single layer in a shallow glass or baking dish.
Pour on the marinade and let stand, covered, for an hour or more in the refrigerator.
Cook the chicken about 7 to 8 inches from the broiler heat for about 10 minutes on each side, turning several times during the cooking process.
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All-purpose wheat flour 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
All-purpose sifted wheat flour 110 g 80 g 70 g 55 g 35 g 27 g 13 g
White sugar 200 g 150 g 130 g 100 g 65 g 50 g 25 g
Powdered sugar/Icing sugar 100 g 75 g 70 g 50 g 35 g 25 g 13 g
Brown sugar normally packed 180 g 135 g 120 g 90 g 60 g 45 g 23 g
Corn flour 160 g 120 g 100 g 80 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Cornstarch 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
Rice (not-cooked) 190 g 140 g 125 g 95 g 65 g 48 g 24 g
Macaroni (uncooked) 140 g 100 g 90 g 70 g 45 g 35 g 17 g
Couscous (uncooked) 180 g 135 g 120 g 90 g 60 g 45 g 22 g
Quick oatmeal (uncooked) 90 g 65 g 60 g 45 g 30 g 22 g 11 g
Table salt 300 g 230 g 200 g 150 g 100 g 75 g 40 g
Butter / Margarine 240 g 180 g 160 g 120 g 80 g 60 g 30 g
Shortening 190 g 140 g 125 g 95 g 65 g 48 g 24 g
Fruits and légumes chopped 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
chopped walnuts 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Nuts /ground almonds 120 g 90 g 80 g 60 g 40 g 30 g 15 g
Fresh bread crumbs (not packed) 60 g 45 g 40 g 30 g 20 g 15 g 8 g
Dry bread crumbs 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 40 g 20 g
Parmesan grated 90 g 65 g 60 g 45 g 30 g 22 g 11 g
Chocolate chips 150 g 110 g 100 g 75 g 50 g 38 g  19 g
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