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Malaysian Family Favourites for Easy Midweek Dinners

Introduce your family to a new world of authentic Asian flavours with these mild and approachable Malaysian recipes. Including gentle curries, tasty satay skewers and noodles, these Malaysian family favourites can all be cooked in under 30 minutes, making them an ideal choice for easy midweek dinners.

Malaysian kapitan chicken

This mild, fragrant Malaysian kapitan chicken curry is a great option for kids who can handle a bit of spice. Add less curry paste and more coconut milk if you’re catering to fussy palates.

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Malaysian lemongrass prawn curry

One pot is all you need to prepare this Malaysian lemongrass prawn curry. Substitute diced chicken breast if you’re family doesn’t like seafood.

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Malaysian beef satay

Get a head-start by marinating the beef in the satay paste and spices overnight for this Malaysian beef satay recipe. Once you’re ready to cook the beef, dinner is less than 15 minutes away. Serve with steamed rice and a simple green salad.

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Prawn noodles

Kids of all ages love getting stuck into a bowl of noodles. The mild flavours of soy and sesame in these Malaysian prawn noodles will be a hit with all ages. Just omit the chilli garnish if your family prefers less heat.

Prawn Noodles Recipe

Chicken in satay sauce

Mild, nutty and sweet, this easy recipe for chicken in satay sauce is a great jumping-off point when introducing your family to spices. Choose boneless chicken thigh fillets if you’re serving this to kids.

Chicken in Satay Sauce Recipe

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