Homemade Chicken Vegetable Puff Pastry

Saturday, January 08, 2011

Chicken Puffs is a perfect party recipe.
Today, I made another batch of chicken Puff.I made my own puff pastry and use one can of Flakes of chicken with mixed vegetable and one small onion.The pastry and filling can make about 12 medium puffs.HEY! its nice...to make it but time consuming.Well, not really time consuming but lots of cleaning up :).If you want to try my recipe...wish you all the best and enjoy!

You can make your own favourite filling.
Filling recipe

Here is what you need:

1 can Flakes of Chicken

Finely Chopped 1 small onion

1 cup mixed frozen vegetable

Salt

sugar

pepper

Heat a large frying pan over med-high heat. Add oil about 3 tbsp.When sizzling, add chopped onion.Reduce heat to med. Cook for 1-2 min, stirring often, or until lightly browned. Add mixed vegetable. Stir until well combined. Cook for a further 2 min or until vegetable are just softened.Add flakes of chicken,season with sugar,salt and pepper and stirring constantly until well combined. Remove from heat.Set aside to cool completely.That's it!


New recipe for Puff Pastry

250gm Flour

30gm butter

1/4 tsp salt

130gm water

130gm butter(cut into square shapeand then roll the butter into rectangular shape)

1.Mix water,salt and butter.

2.Add in some flour to mix well.

3.Add remain flour to mix into smooth dough.Rest for 10-15 mins.

4.Roll dough into rectagular shape.

5.Put butter(same size as dough shape)in on top of the rectagular dough .

6.Cover the butter with the dough.

7.Fold into layers.Roll out the dough 5mm thick.

8.Continue Fold into 3 layers.rest for 10-15 mins.

9.Turn dough by 90 degree and roll out the dough about 4mm.

10.Fold into 4 layers.Repeat the folding process and fold into 3 layers.I know it's confusing and pretty hard to imagine what is 3 layers folding.You can go to this website and check it out the step by step making of puff pastry.

http://notwithoutsalt.com/2008/09/27/learn-how-to-make-puff-pastry-in-20-seconds/

Sweet Potato Chinese Crackers(vegan)

Thursday, September 02, 2010

I always love to deep fry prawn crackers during Chinese New Year.When you deep fry it,in only a few seconds they will expand into a huge crackers.If you don't have prawn in your kitchen,you can always use sweet potato for the same recipe.The ingredients is very simple and easy to make.Try making your own Malaysian style sweet potato crackers during this summer.


Ingredients
200g -250g sweet potato
250g-300g starch flour
1tbsp salt
1tsp peepper
1/2 tsp ajinomoto(optional)
Oil for deep frying

Method
1.Steam and Mash sweet potato into puree.
2.Mix starch flour,salt,pepper and ajinomoto mix into a stiff dough.
3.Divide dough into 3-4 portions and roll into a long shape.
4.Place in a greased plate and steam for 45 minutes with high heat ot till cooked.
5.Leave completely cool.wrap with clean cloth and keep int he fridge till harden.
6.Cut into thin slices with sharp knife.
7.Place on a tray and leave under sun for few days(2-3days)till very dry.
8.Deep fry in oil before serving.
9.Enjoy

Traditional peanut cookies

Wednesday, January 27, 2010



Ingredients
A)
100gram roasted peanuts, finely ground
100g all-purpose flour
30g confectioners' sugar
30g castor sugar
B)
75-100ml peanut oil

1 egg yolk, beaten (optional)

Method
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2.Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

3.Combine together the peanuts, flour, corn flour, and confectioners'sugar in a large bowl until well-combined.

4.Make a well in the center of the peanut mixture.Slowly pour in the peanut oil and mix into a dough,slightly sticky dough.

5.Shape the cookie into a balls about 1/2-inch in diameter.

6.Place the balls on the prepared baking sheets, and brush each with egg yolk, if desired.

7.Bake in the preheated oven until the cookies are golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool on racks.

***It is best to use groundnut oil for an aromatic nut flavour.