Calamari with Garlic Chives Stir Fry

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Chinese chives/garlic chives (in Indonesian called kucai) is the smallest species of the family Alliaceae, native plants in Europe, Asia and North America.

Kucai aroma is closer to garlic than onions, so that in English is called garlic chives. And because of kucai is widely used in foods influenced Chinese culture, chives, also known as Chinese chives.

Chinese chives/garlic chives contain nutrients that can prevent cancer and hypertension, and can lower blood cholesterol levels. This plant contains compounds that act as antioxidants, antibiotics, anticancer and antibacterial.

Ingredients:
200 g squid/calamari, cut into 3 × 4 cm
1 garlic, finely chopped
1/4 onions, lengthwise cut
1 large red chili, oblique sliced
1 cm ginger, crushed
5 sprigs of chinese chives/garlic chives, cut into 2 cm
1 tsp fish sauce
1/2 tsp sweet soy sauce
1/2 tbsp oyster sauce
1/8 tsp pepper
50 ml of water
oil for sauteing
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Shrimp Omelette with Tauco Sauce

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Ingredients:
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
100 g peeled shrimp, roughly chopped
1/2 leeks, finely sliced
2 eggs, beaten off
2 red onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp tauco
1 piece of large red chili, oblique sliced
2 pieces of red cayenne pepper
1 small size tomato, diced
100 ml chicken broth
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp sugar
oil for sauteing
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Mackerel Cooked in Sweet Soy Sauce

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Mackerel is a common name for a group of fish belonging to the genus Scomberomorus. Many people like mackerel. Commonly traded in fresh form, dried fish, or processed into crackers, dumplings, and others.

Ingredients:
200 g spanish mackerel/king mackerel, cut into pieces
1/2 tsp lime juice
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 onions, lengthwise cut
2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
1 large red chili, oblique sliced
1 medium size tomato, diced
3 tbsp sweet soy sauce
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
300 ml water
oil for sauteing and frying
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Betawi Beef Stew (Semur Betawi)

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Ingredients:
200 g beef, cut into pieces
150 g potatoes, cut into pieces, fry until skinned
4 red onions, thinly sliced
1 sheet of salam leaf/bay leaf
1 tomato, diced
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
2 cloves
1/4 tsp cinnamon powder
3 tbsp sweet soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
750 ml of water
2 tbsp margarine
1 tbsp fried shallot

Ground spices:
3 cloves garlic
1 cm ginger
3 hazelnuts/candlenuts
1 tsp coriander
1/8 tsp cumin
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Shrimp Rice Spring Roll

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Ingredients:
8 sheets of bean curd skin, soak in the water, cut the size of 15 × 15 cm
150 g white rice
100 g peeled shrimp, roughly chopped
1 leek, thinly sliced
1 tomato, seeded, small diced
1 egg white
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar
oil for frying
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Honey White Shrimp

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White Shrimp (Penaeus merguiensis) is cream colored with white spots or reddish green shrimp, thin skinned and slick.
Including this type are:
– Bamboo shrimp, like bamboo with yellow skinned and red stained
– Cap shrimp, has darker skinned and black spots, but also called white srimp
– Banana shrimp, yellow like a banana

Ingredients:
250 g white shrimp (Penaeus merguiensis), peeled, cleaned, leaving the tail
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp lime juice
50 g wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
50 ml water
1 egg, beaten off
25 g cornstarch
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
oil for sauteing and frying
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Fried Egg with Tauco Seasoning

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Fried egg is a dish of eggs (usually chicken egg) fried in hot cooking oil without stirring first. In Indonesia, known as telur mata sapi or telur ceplok.

Ingredients:
3 eggs
4 red onions, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 sheet of salam leaf/bay leaf
1 large red chili, seeded and roughly chopped
1 piece of small size purple eggplant, crosswise cut
2 tbsp tauco
1 tsp sweet soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
100 ml of water
1/2 spring onion, thinly sliced
cooking oil for making fried egg and sauteing
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Chicken Sausage and Black Fungus Stir Fry

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Ingredients:
1 piece of chicken sausage, obliquie sliced
50 g dried black fungus/chinese black fungus/ears fungus, soaked, cut lengthwise
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4 onion, finely chopped
1/2 spring onion, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp chicken bouillon powder
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp salt
50 ml water
oil for sauteing
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Tofu Omelette with Peanut Sauce

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Ingredients:
300 g tofu, small diced
2 egg, beaten off
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper powder
2 clove garlic, finely chopped

Peanut sauce ingredients:
200 g peeled peanuts, roasted, mashed
8 pieces of red cayenne pepper, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp lime juice/tamarind water
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
200 ml hot water

Complementary materials:
150 g bean sprouts, brewed, drained
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
3 tbsp fried shallot
rice crackers/prawn crackers
sweet soy sauce
cucumber pickle
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