Although rice porridge come from humble beginning, today it is served with a variety of exotic toppings. A soupy porridge made with rice, water, ingredients of your choice like vegetables, tofu, fish, meat, chicken, seafood and other ingredients is one comfort food you don't have to feel guilty about downing on a regular basis.
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Rice Porridge.
Marinate 50gm prawn with 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp soy sauce and 1/4 tsp pepper.
Spring onions were grown in Chinese gardens 5000 years ago! Do you know the onion bulb was worshiped as the symbol of the universe by ancient Egyptians?
Nutritionally, green onions have a combination of the benefits of onions and greens. They are an excellent source of vitamin K and vitamin C, and a very good source of vitamin A too.
Some the health benefits of spring onion are as follows:-
1/ Lower the blood sugar level.
2/ It is a support against gastrointestinal problem and common flu.
3/ It speed up the level of blood circulation in the body.
Celery is rich in Vitamin A,C,D,E,K, B6,B12 and mineral such as calcium, sodium, copper, magnesium, iron, zinc, potassium, fibre, etc....
Some health benefit of celery are as follow:-
1/ Lower cholesterol
2/ Prevent cancer
3/ Weight loss
4/ Detoxifies the body
5/ Reduce low blood pressure
The benefits of carrot can be attributed to their beta carotene, fibre contents and antioxidant agent. Carrots are rich in vitamin A,c,K,B8, pantothenic acid, folate, potassium, iron, copper and manganese.
Some of the health benefits of carrots are as follow:-
Reduce risk of stroke, boosts immune system, improves eye sight, prevent heart disease, lower risk of degeneration, facilitate digestion, reduce blood pressure, prevent cancer, regulate blood sugar level in body.
As a refreshing drink, lemonade help you to stay calm and cool.
Extract the juice of 3 tomatoes + 1 lemon in the juicer, add 1 to 2 tsp honey and drink immediately 30 mins before breakfast.
Drink this power juice 2 to 3 times a week help in improve the skin and weight loss. It help to bring glow in your complexion internally and prevent aging.
1/ Heat up 1 tbsp of oil, stir fry chopped garlic until golden brown.
2/ Add the prawn and half the carrot, stir fry until prawn is cook. Keep aside.
1/ Cook half cup of rice with approximate 3 cups of water and 1 cube of chicken stock in a heavy bottom pot.
2/ When boil, remove the lid immediately cos the water will bubble out of the lid or you'll have a hard time cleaning the mess.
3/ Use a ladle to stir occasionally to scrap the bottom of the pot to loosen the rice grains that sticks at the bottom of the pot. Add the balance carrot.
4/ Cook the rice porridge according to the consistency you like, usually it takes about about 25 to 40 mins. Remove from heat, stir in the cook prawn, add pepper and lemon juice to taste.
Garnish rice porridge with spring onion and celery. You can add a dash of chilli flakes to enhance the flavor.
This Lemon garlic shrimp rice porridge is a very appetizing one pot meal. Great for breakfast or light lunch.
Another version of rice porridge......
Rice porridge is very versatile, you can add any ingredients according to your preference. Bean sprout with garlic shrimp and lemon juice taste good in rice porridge too. This is one of my favorite.
Sprouts have always been in the list of healthy and nutrition foods.They are highly concentrated with enzymes, richest source of proteins, moisture, vitamins A, B, C, D, E & K and minerals.
The health benefit of bean sprouts are as follow:-
Anemia, cardiovascular healthy, constipation, hair & nail fragility, liver health, menopause, skin anti aging effect, stress and tiredness.
After lunch dessert........my all time favorite.
165gm cake flour - sift
100gm salted butter
1/ Combine milk, water and butter cook over medium low heat until butter is melt and bring to boil.
Remove from heat. Add the flour and stir vigorously until well blend. Preferably use a wooden ladle.
2/ Return to stove using medium heat, continue stirring until flour mixture pull away from side of the pan and form a ball. Let the mixture cool for 5 mins.
3/ Add egg one at a time and beat until incorporated. After each egg is added, the mixture will separate and lumpy.
4/ Beat the mixture with cake mixer until the dough is smooth and shinny. Let the dough rest for 10 mins.
5/ Line the baking tray with grease proof paper and grease lightly.
You can piped through a pastry bag or dropped with a pair of tablespoons to form into a balls..
I eat way to many at one go.... minimum SIX!!! (>‿◠)✌
6/ Bake at 200 deg c in the preheat oven for 15 mins, Then reduce to 180 deg c for 15 mins or until golden brown. ( Don't open the oven door while the puff are baking.) Remove from oven, make a small slit to allow steam to escape.
7/ Switch off the oven, put back the puff leave the door ajar and leave the puff inside the oven for another 15 mins.
8/ Transfer to wire rack and let the puff cool completely.
9/ Split the puff into half, fill with cream patisserie. Sieve some icing sugar on top the cream puff and serve immediately.
50gm castor sugar
4 egg yolks
25gm salted butter
1 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp custard powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/ Beat egg yolk with sugar till sugar dissolved. Add in the custard powder and flour, mix well till no lump.
2/ Boil the milk till simmering boil, pour half the milk to the egg yolk mixture to temper the eggs.
3/ Mix the rest of the milk to yolk mixture and bring to boil over low medium heat. Stir constantly to prevent burn at the bottom.
4/ Cook until thick and glossy. Remove from heat.
5/ Stir in the butter till melted and mix well. Cover with cling wrap immediately to prevent skin forming and leave to cool. Chill in fridge till ready to use.
Have a wonderful week ahead, cheers!