Tag: Chicken

Ayam Pongteh (Nyonya Chicken and Potato Stew)

Ayam Pongteh (Nyonya Chicken and Potato Stew)

Many readers asked me for my Ayam Pongteh recipe, or Nyonya chicken and potato stew. Believe it or not, before this post, I have never had ayam pongteh, even though I grew up with my late grandmother, who was a true blue Penang Nyonya. Much like the Cincaluk Omelet (telur dadar cincaluk) recipe that I shared, Ayam Pongteh is a…

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Nyonya Fried Chicken Recipe (Inchi Kabin)

Nyonya Fried Chicken Recipe (Inchi Kabin)

Inchi Kabin is the Nyonya version of deep-fried chicken. It was one of my late father’s favorites. I remember countless occasions when we were dining out at restaurants in Penang and he would always ask for Inchi Kabin, which was not always on the menu…

Spiral Curry Puff

Spiral Curry Puff

Contributor: Ho Siew Loon I would like to thank my mother-in-law, a refined Nyonya cook for sharing this recipe with me. It is a very traditional way of making spiral curry puffs. As a traditional cook, her cooking is always based on estimation and last weekend, I have managed to get the recipe and the measurement down. The crispiness of the skin…

Chicken Curry Recipe

Chicken Curry Recipe

Nyonya loves their chicken curry, or kari ayam in Malay. When it comes to making chicken curry, I always choose the easy way out—I buy instant chicken curry paste, which is both convenient and quite tasty. However, back home in Penang, my family would always make chicken curry from scratch. Well, first of all, you just can’t beat the authentic…