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Slow Cooking Recipes for the Weekend

Weekends are the perfect time for a slow-cooked Asian feast. Cook one of these sumptuous slow cooking recipes and your friends and family will thank you.

Braise of beef with soy and star anise

In this succulent Chinese dish, melt-in-the-mouth beef is simmered with the rich flavours of soy, ginger, star anise and red wine. The result? Divine.

Braise of Beef with Soy and Star Anise - slow cooking Recipes

Massaman lamb shanks

This deeply flavoured Thai curry calls for juicy Massaman lamb shanks, but it also works a treat with gravy beef or chicken thighs.

Lamb Shanks - slow cooking Recipes

Chinese honey roasted chicken

The scent of garlic, ginger and honey will waft through the house when you prepare this heavenly honey roasted chicken, a Chinese twist on the Sunday roast.

Chinese Honey Roasted Chicken - slow cooking recipes

Rich lamb casserole

Sticky with hoisin and oyster sauce, this slow-cooked lamb casserole is great served with steamed rice and your favourite vegetables.

Chinese Rich lamb casserole - slow cooking Recipe

Roti canai and dhal curry

If you want to go all out with this Malaysian recipe, have a go at making your own roti bread, served with a gently spiced lentil dhal.

Roti Canai and Dhal Curry - slow cooking Recipe

Honey ribs stew with rosemary

Hailing from the Indonesian Straits, this comforting stew of beef short ribs is a fusion of Mediterranean herbs and sweet soy sauce.

Honey Ribs Stew with Rosemary - slow cooking recipes

Nyonya Style Chicken Curry

Creamy coconut milk and fresh herbs and spices make for a delectable slow-cooked Nyonya-style curry.


Thai green curry barramundi

Impress your guests with this restaurant-style Thai dish, teaming pan-seared barramundi with a lip-smacking green curry sauce.


Beef rendang

It’s a case of the longer the better for this Malaysian specialty, which can be ready in two hours, but will be even better if you let it simmer longer. Get the recipe here.

Beef Rendang Recipe

Braised lamb with rice wine

Slow and steady wins the race with this Chinese braise, ideal with steamed rice or stuffed into fluffy Chinese buns.

Braised Lamb with Rice Wine Recipe

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