If we were to pick a single New Year’s resolution for everyone, it would be to improve your cooking game this year. Everyone benefits from learning to cook!
There is nothing quite like getting in the kitchen and the feeling of mastering a new dish, no matter how simple, and taking that first delicious bite. Talk about mouth-watering.
Never cooked a single dish in your life? Don’t worry, it’s way easier than it sounds — and we’ve compiled these super easy recipes, courtesy of Lee Kum Kee, for some Asian-inspired dishes that will be sure to please at any occasion.
For a quiet night in: Chilli Garlic Prawns
- 350 g prawns, de-shelled
- 50 g asparagus, sliced
- 50 g baby corn, sliced
- 1 red chilli, chopped
- Roasted cashews, chopped
- 2 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic Sauce
- 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Flavoured Sauce
- Stir-fry asparagus, baby corn and red chilli in 2 tbsp oil for 1 minute. Add prawn meat, Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic Sauce, Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Flavoured Suace, and stir-fry until done. Chop roasted cashew nuts, sprinkle on top before serving.
For the Lunar New Year: Lucky New Year Dumplings with 5 Sauces
- 1 bag of frozen dumplings of your choice
- 1/3 cup Lee Kum Kee Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce
- 1/3 cup Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Mayo
- 1/3 cup Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Chilli Sauce
- 1/3 cup Lee Kum Kee Chilli Garlic Sauce
- 1/3 cup Lee Kum Kee Premium Soy Sauce (made with carefully selected non-GMO whole soy beans)
- 1-3 tsp Lee Kum Kee Pure Sesame Oil
- 2 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1/8 tsp sugar
- Combine Lee Kum Kee Premium Soy Sauce, Lee Kum Kee Pure Sesame Oil, rice vinegar, and sugar. Stir well to combine.
- Cook dumplings based on instructions.
- Serve dumplings with five different dipping sauces.
For a potluck dinner with friends: Fried Japanese Noodles with Seafood
- 400 g Japanese udon noodles (approximately 2 packets)
- 25 g carrot, shredded
- 1/2 bell pepper, shredded
- 250 g assorted seafood (squid, shrimp, scallop)
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 3 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Sweet Soy Sauce
- Stir-fry assorted seafood in 2 tbsp oil, until done. Add bell pepper and carrot, and stir-fry for another minute.
- Stir in Japanese udon noodles, add minced garlic and Lee Kum Kee Sweet Soy Sauce until heated through. Serve.
For Super Bowl Sunday: Super Chinese Bowl Sriracha Hoisin Wings
- 22 oz chicken wings
- 1 cup Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Chilli
- 1 cup Lee Kum Kee Hoisin Sauce
- 2/3 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- Mix 2/3 cup of Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Chilli, 2/3 cup of Lee Kum Kee Hoisin Sauce, ground black pepper, and cooking oil.
- Marinate chicken wings in marinade for four hours, or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees for 15 minutes. Bake wings for 45 minutes.
- Add 1/3 cup of Lee Kum Kee Sriracha Chilli Sauce and 1/3 cup of Lee Kum Kee Hoisin Sauce in a bowl and add wings. Toss well, and serve.
Established in 1888, Lee Kum Kee has had a long history of over 130 years becoming a household name as an authentic Asian condiment enterprise as well as an internationally recognized brand. With an uncompromising attitude towards quality, strict attention to detail and its century-long brand reputation, you can be sure that you are using sauces you know and trust.
Get in the kitchen in 2019 and impress your loved ones with your newfound culinary skills this year! Don’t worry, we won’t spill the beans on how simple these dishes are.