To help you entertain like a pro this summer, we’ve taken a culinary trip around Asia to bring you five show-stopping main courses that will impress your guests.
Show off your kitchen skills with these high-tech recipes – and don’t forget to share your creations with us by tagging @asianinspirations.com.au on Instagram.
Show your guests you mean business by serving them a platter piled high with Singapore black pepper crabs. Have napkins, finger bowls and crab crackers at the ready. And be warned: things are going to get messy!
With its crunchy golden skin and meltingly tender meat, this roasted pork belly is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Master the art of the perfect crackling, then sit back and wait for the praise to roll in.
This is Thai green curry, but not as you know it. What sets this Thai green curry with barramundi apart is its contemporary, restaurant-style plating, including a pool of flavour-packed curry sauce and a shard of crisped fish skin. Wow your guests with this modern makeover of a Thai classic.
Buy the best-quality sashimi-grade salmon, tuna and kingfish you can find from your local fishmonger, slice it into thin tiles, then serve with a bowl of still-warm sushi rice, wasabi, pickled ginger and soy sauce. Let your friends make their own temaki zushi hand rolls for an authentic Japanese meal they won’t forget.
Don’t let the lengthy ingredients list scare you off – a quick trip to your local Asian grocer is all that stands between you and culinary glory. Bursting with Chinese treasures, such as red jujubes and lily buds, this delectable braised duck dish is sure to impress your guests.
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