Friday, September 18, 2015

My First Homecooked Oil-less Western Meal In Johor

I AM NOT ONE WHO GIVES UP EASILY when it comes to food... For those outside food which I have not tasted before, I will normally bookmark the place till opportunity arises and we go "surveying" the place... As for homecooked food, I might not be as "hardworking" but I will want to do some trial and error as to why the food does not turn out as expected...

For this case, it is not so much on the food but the Amway pan which I bought ten years ago but never used in Ipoh... and only started utilizing it in Johor... And each time I fry fish, they ended up broken in pieces in the pan.  I was very puzzled and did some research on youtube on the pan.  And after that, I wanted to try again, this time doing Their Way....
To kill my curiosity, I went to get three pieces of breast meat to "practise on" ...
And a piece of Salmon for my girl...
Marinated them with lemon zest, garlic, pepper and rosemary, salt for a few hours...
And now the ultimate move....
Heat up the pan in high heat, test the heat with a drop of water, if it dries up fast, it is ready!
I put my chicken breast meat into the pan... 
Lower the fire.... 
Lay them out... NO OIL added....
Closed the lid and let them cook for five minutes..
The excitement came when I turned them over....
Hey... No Sticking to the Pan!!
Then after the chicken are cooked, I put in the Salmon!
This is the tricky part...
To my amazement, the fish did not stick to the pan either!
All these time, NO OIL added....
Just look at the Salmon for my girl.... 
Not "broken" in any way.. not in my previous post!
And my piece of protein for myself.....
Ahhhh... this is more "complete"....
My first western food cooked in Johor!
No sticky sticky to the pan, I think I know how to use it now...
It is more for grilling... not frying....
Still have room for more improvement here and there.... 
Now I know how to use the pan... a more healthy way too...
No OIL....
And to complete our meal, we shared a piece of Mocca Cheese....  
Moral of the story:  Never give up cooking!
It is actually very interesting!
hahahahaa....


16 comments:

  1. The next round you come Johor again, i want to learn cooking from you... Teach me!!! Teach me!!!

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    1. haahahaa... are you kidding? you are, right? hahahaha

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  2. I actually started to cook when I moved to my house which was in 2012. Just I learnt and experiment with cooking just few years only. Thinking of it, it is coming to 3 years this month end when I moved here and started to cook.

    And yeap, I hate it when the fish breaks when we wanted to flip it over. I have the problem too. Thanks for the tip.

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    1. Oh, I think different pan different style too... some need to heat up and put oil...

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  3. Earthquake!!! Practice makes perfect! Hehehehehe!!!!

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  4. This time the fish is very nicely done. There goes the saying....practice makes perfect. A big clap for RC. So the trick is no oil needed using Amyway pan.

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    1. Yes, no oil does it better... I think salmon itself has oil.. right?

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  6. Congratulations! You did it! Now you can have fun cooking with the Amway pan.

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  7. Congrats on not giving up and finding out how to prevent the salmon from breaking apart! So the secret is no oil!

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  8. Wah, the fish came out in one piece!

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  9. You always sound like you cannot cook, but your dishes all look ok leh!

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