Tag: Fried Dish

Beef Croquettes

Beef Croquettes

These Japanese Beef Croquettes are crispy on the outside with creamy and soft interior. They are made with combination of mashed potatoes, beef, and onion, then formed into patties, coated with breadcrumbs, and deep fried until golden brown. You can choose to serve them as…

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

Crispy Fried Chicken Tenders

Who does not love fried chicken? I think fried chicken is everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure, unless you are a vegan. There is obviously nothing like biting into a piece of well-fried chicken. Let me tell you the good news that I have found the right…

Crispy Dory Fillets with Sambal Matah

Crispy Dory Fillets with Sambal Matah

I made this Crispy Dory Fillets with Sambal Matah using the Sambal Matah recipe I previously posted. The dish is actually very easy and one of the most popular ways to serve with the condiment.

Originally from Bali, sambal matah can be translated as “raw sambal” or “raw chili sauce.” It is made from chilies, shallots, lemongrass, garlic, kaffir lime leaves, lime juice, and shrimp paste. After the ingredients are chopped, hot oil is added to fuse the whole flavor and aroma of the ingredients. Just like other sambal, sambal matah is spicy with umami flavor notes. The difference is sambal matah tastes lighter and refreshing.

When it comes to cooking, the best method to preserve the soft texture and light flavor of john dory is by keeping everything simple. For that reason, I decided to deep-fried the john dory fillets in crispy batter to keep it as light as possible. The crispy fried john dory is then topped with spicy and tangy sambal matah. Nevertheless, it has me wanting to spoon the dish over and over again. Continue reading Crispy Dory Fillets with Sambal Matah

Onion Rings

Onion Rings

My friend made these tasty onion rings during our gathering and they were easily devoured in no time. I absolutely did not want to miss the recipe, so I asked her for the recipe. Here it is, a recipe for perfectly golden light crispy onion…