Average or Better Curry Chicken Laksa @ Seng Kee Chicken Rice on 11SEp2016

curry chicken laksa

S$4.50 curry chicken laksa

wife wanted to have the jian kang wanton mee at commonwealth crescent food centre for lunch today on 11.9.2016. ^^

we had excellent wanton noodles & dumpling soup 水饺汤 here last week on 4.9.2016. 🙂

there was no queue at 11.50am on a sunday but stallholder said they are boiling new soup to come back in 10mins.

seng kee chicken rice

seng kee chicken rice

wife decided to try the curry chicken laksa at the adjacent seng kee chicken rice stall 02-78.

curry chicken laksa

S$4.50 curry chicken laksa

it was S$4.50 for the drumstick.

there was a few taupok & couple pig skin.

chicken was good like any good chicken rice stall. laksa gravy was also quite good.

it was ok but not my favoruite laksa or curry chicken noodles.

quite edible but a long way off the excellent ah heng curry chicken noodles at hong lim food centre. 🙂

the wanton noodle stall was ready but there was now a queue of 5pax ahead of me, still waited another 10+ mins.

anyway we had all our orders of wanton noodles add pork ribs & dumpling soup 水饺汤 eat plus tapao, enough for 4of us. everyone enjoyed the wanton mee as much this second time.

really good wanton mee this!

c.h.e.f andy

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SENG KEE CHICKEN RICE 新奇鸡饭 @ Commonwealth Crescent Food Centre

Address:

31 Commonwealth Crescent S149644 #02-78

Lots of Fish – 3pax Home Dinner with Sis & BIL on 10Sep2016

song fish head, mullet, rabbit fish, dry tipo, vegetables

song fish head, mullet, rabbit fish, dry tipo, vegetables

sis & bil came for dinner this evening on 10.9.2016.

i had mullet乌鱼 & rabbit fish知县鱼 in the freezer. & i was at sheng shiong the evening before & bought one whole song fish head松鱼头 for S$8.90. usually it is S$6.90 for 1/2 at sheng shiong so i don’t buy unless i go to chinatown market where they sell S$8 for one fish head.

made my own spicy black bean sauce for song fish head松鱼头

made my own spicy black bean sauce for song fish head松鱼头

i had done the spicy bean sauce twice already.

this evening i did the best one yet. my sis & bil think it’s better than the ones we had outside. i think so too la…^^

so i had, for 1/2 song fish head松鱼头, a spicy black bean sauce mix of –

  • 1.5 heap tbsp lee kum kee spicy black bean sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 2 tbsp mirin (optional)
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn flour

i mixed them cold to dissolve the corn flour & tasted the sauce. it was very good.

i then heat up a bit & the sauce became slight clumpy. i addd to the fish & steamed for 13mins in the steam oven.

fish was excellent as it was very fresh & the sauce was just perfect, spicy, tangy, not too sweet.

btw, this was also how hk street chun kee at commonwealth crescent food centre make their fish head.

i still have not decided if a slightly sticky, clumpy sauce is the best preparation. will experiment a little on that. 🙂

mullet & rabbit fish

teochew steamed mullet乌鱼 & rabbit fish知县鱼

today’s mullet乌鱼 a bit small but we had lots of fish already so quite ok. the rabbit fish知县鱼 was ok too.

anyway we teochews all love these fishes, especially eating them with tau jeon, the fermented beans/paste.

so teochew steamed mullet乌鱼, great stuff! ^^

steamed dry tipo 递补鱼

steamed dry tipo 递补鱼

my china relatives sent some steamed dry tipo 递补鱼 to my sis, so she brought me 2 packets + she steamed some for dinner.

it was ok, just slightly tough but not like when my mom did it (50 years ago). must think how to do this. maybe i will boil it for 1/2 hr instead to soften it then add dark sauce, braised & reduced. let’s see.

salted fish with celery

salted fish with celery

sis brought her favourite celery.

this her signature dish 拿手好菜, very good!

stir fried shanghai greens

stir fried shanghai greens

& bil cooked the shanghai greens my sis brought also.

lots of food for 3pax dinner. i guess just fish & vegetables, ok healthy la… 🙂

c.h.e.f andy