Southeast Asia is home to an incredibly rich and satisfying food history. From the fiercely flavourful Thai dishes to Malaysia’s iconic Char Kway Teow and the light and healthy Vietnamese summer rolls, Southeast Asian cuisine is full of bright, bold flavours for you to explore, immerse and satiate your palate.
Here are 10 Easy Southeast Asian Recipes You Must Try at Least Once:
The most iconic Thai food, Tom Yum Soup with Prawns has been famous worldwide. The balance of pungent flavours of seasoning and herbs makes it a great appetiser. Pair it with rice for a that extra punch. Get the recipe here.
This Thai curry Noodle with chicken is mild and aromatic with turmeric and ginger which is wonderfully balanced with the taste of herbs and Spices. Try this curry for dinner and pair it with steamed rice. Khao Soi is your best bet for a weeknight dinner. Check out the recipe here.
This colourful, healthy and flavourful Thai Glass Noodle Salad (Yum Woon Sen) is a classic Thai salad that requires minimal effort and makes for a hearty meal starter. You just have to cook the noodles, mix the veggies and seasoning and toss. Get the recipe here.
If you like something light on your busy evenings this delicious recipe of Pan-fried Pork Patty in Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls is a summer treat that’s perfect for your family and kids! And it’s a crowd pleaser. All in under 15 minutes. Don’t miss this easy recipe of Pan-fried pork patty in Vietnamese rice paper roll.
Lemongrass, beef and sweet chilli sauce come together in this insanely easy recipe to entice your taste buds and helps you finish your meal in a jiffy. All it takes is 15 minutes to make this stir-fry. A must-try for all you stir-fry fans – a winning combination all the way. Get the recipe here.
Mee reebus or Mi rebus is a noodle dish that’s also one of the most popular in Malaysia and Singapore. This flavourful soup has a thick, spicy gravy and is a popular street delicacy in the food streets of Malaysia. Get the recipe here.
In Penang, Hokkien Mee is also referring to as Prawn Mee. In Kuala Lumpur, Hokkien Mee is a completely different noodles dish that has dark gravy and is not soupy/broth based like this. Bean sprouts, prawns, egg and greens, there’s everything in this dish to keep your tummy happy. You can never get enough of this soul satisfying food. Get the recipe here.
A national favourite in Malaysia, the Char Kway Teow literally means”stir-fried ricecake strips”. Try this extremely popular noodle dish from Malaysia!
Indonesia and Malaysia are so synonymous with satay and the delectable peanut sauce that it gets more and more flavourful with each bite when you dip into the sauce. The satay stick holds a single portion of meat, making it a fantastic ‘finger food’ for parties or a delicious starter for all occasions. Try this Sweet and Indonesian spicy Satay chicken recipe!
The goodness of eggplants and shrimp come together in this delicious Indonesian curry that you want to dig into every bite polishing the bowl clean. This sweet and spicy curry makes for a delicious dish with layers of flavours that leave a mixed, but heavenly taste in your mouth! Get the recipe here.
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