SaladStop! Oh Crab Lah Recipe: A Simple Singaporean-Style Crab Salad

We already hacked the Tuna San. But SaladStop! enthusiasts have been on our tail about the Oh Crab Lah for years. So here it is—our recipe for the salad restaurant’s Singaporean-style crab salad. It has all the components of the original, and it’s made just by building the bowl. Mostly. Of course, since it’s homemade,… Continue reading SaladStop! Oh Crab Lah Recipe: A Simple Singaporean-Style Crab Salad

Chili Fried Fish Tacos Recipe: A Different Take On Singaporean Chili Crab

We know that chili crab has to have crab. It’s literally in the name. But since making our chili crab sauce recipe, we realized something. The rich, gloopy gravy—which is really the star of the Singaporean dish—doesn’t have to be boxed in crustacean territory. You can use it with other things; case in point: these… Continue reading Chili Fried Fish Tacos Recipe: A Different Take On Singaporean Chili Crab

Chili Crab Sauce Recipe: Everything but the Mud Crab

Singaporean chili crab has become such an iconic dish that it’s hard to believe that the original recipe was just a combo of bottled chili and tomato sauces. What we know as chili crab today is more multi-dimensional, though. The current recipe customarily contains sambal, aromatics, tomato sauce, and scrambled eggs. And it was tweaked… Continue reading Chili Crab Sauce Recipe: Everything but the Mud Crab

Prawn Mee Ramen Recipe: Hokkien-Japanese Fusion

As far as Hokkien cuisine goes, prawn mee falls in the underrated category. Built on prawns and pork bones, this creamy soup holds a flavor. That’s on top of fatty prawns, plus a medley of fresh ingredients that make the dish aromatic. Asian Food Network host and chef Sarah Huang Benjamin, whose mom loves prawn mee ramen, shares… Continue reading Prawn Mee Ramen Recipe: Hokkien-Japanese Fusion

Chicken Rice Don Recipe: A Quick Hainanese Chicken Rice Bowl for Two

Hainanese chicken rice is the epitome of Singaporean comfort food. The trifecta of fragrant rice, juicy chicken, and flavorful sauces is worth the long process. But the reality is that it’s not something we can all do at home—which sucks, especially if you just have to have it right that instant. Lucky for us, Asian Food Network… Continue reading Chicken Rice Don Recipe: A Quick Hainanese Chicken Rice Bowl for Two

Black Pepper Crab Cacio E Pepe Recipe: Singapore Meets Italy

While black pepper crabs are amazing in their original form, chef and Asian Food Network host Sarah Huang Benjamin shares a recipe that merges the Singaporean classic with another peppery dish: Italian cacio e pepe. This black pepper crab cacio e pepe seems like an odd combination. Black pepper crabs are an indulgent Chinese-inspired, quintessentially… Continue reading Black Pepper Crab Cacio E Pepe Recipe: Singapore Meets Italy

Ginger Scallion Sauce Recipe: Not Just for Poached Chicken

Ginger scallion sauce is one of the most underrated condiments out there. It’s bright, funky, and a teensy bit tangy, and it brightens up whatever dish you use it with. You’ll usually find the sauce used on poached chicken (it’s a non-negotiable for Hainanese chicken rice!). But it works with practically anything: meat, seafood, noodles,… Continue reading Ginger Scallion Sauce Recipe: Not Just for Poached Chicken

One-Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe: A Non-Traditional Take on the Classic Asian Dish

Making authentic Hainanese chicken rice is not something you can casually do on a weeknight. The dish looks deceptively simple—just poached chicken atop a bed of shiny rice. But, as you can tell from the explosion of flavor each bite brings, it takes a lot of toiling in the kitchen to get it right. This… Continue reading One-Pot Hainanese Chicken Rice Recipe: A Non-Traditional Take on the Classic Asian Dish