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How To Cook Coconut Shrimp





how to cook coconut shrimp






    coconut
  • The flesh of a coconut, esp. when used as food

  • tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics

  • The tall palm tree that yields this nut, which grows mainly by coastal beaches and has become naturalized throughout the tropics. Many tropical economies are dependent upon its products, which include copra and coir

  • The large, oval, brown seed of a tropical palm, consisting of a hard shell lined with edible white flesh and containing a clear liquid. It grows inside a woody husk, surrounded by fiber

  • large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk

  • the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries





    how to
  • Practical advice on a particular subject; that gives advice or instruction on a particular topic

  • (How To’s) Multi-Speed Animations

  • Providing detailed and practical advice

  • A how-to or a how to is an informal, often short, description of how to accomplish some specific task. A how-to is usually meant to help non-experts, may leave out details that are only important to experts, and may also be greatly simplified from an overall discussion of the topic.





    shrimp
  • prawn: any of various edible decapod crustaceans

  • A small, physically weak person

  • fish for shrimp

  • runt: disparaging terms for small people

  • A small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequently harvested for food





    cook
  • Prepare (food, a dish, or a meal) by combining and heating the ingredients in various ways

  • someone who cooks food

  • Heat food and cause it to thicken and reduce in volume

  • English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

  • prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"

  • (of food) Be heated so that the condition required for eating is reached











Confused Singaporean




Confused Singaporean





I came across this banner in a coffee shop just opposite Masjid Kassim in Kembangan area, Singapore.

Even though I have been living in Singapore for more than 7 years, the words on the banner immediately caught my attention as a Muslim with Indonesian root.

The title is MUSLIM FOOD and followed with list of menus below: LONGTON, MEESIAN, MEE SOTO, MEE REBUS, SOTO AYAM, NASI LEMARK, NASI PANDANG.

I don't know how many mistakes you had spotted, but I had identified 5 mistakes:

1) LONGTON

This supposed to be LONTONG. The 'lontong' itself is actually is a kind of 'rice cake'. It serves as the main source of carbohidrate in the main course. Just like plain rice or bread. In today's Singapore term, LONTONG refers to a dish of 'rice cake' served with coconut gravy and egg.

In Indonesia, if you ask for LONTONG, you will get only the 'rice cake'. To get a complete set, you must ask for 'Lontong Kari (curry)'.

2) MEESIAN

This supposed to be MEE SIAM, or noodle cooked in Siamese style. Mee Siam was originally a Thai dish of noodles made from rice flour noodles (vermicelli) and served in a light and piquant gravy made from tamarind juice and dried shrimp, and served with toppings such as fresh calamansi, tiny cubes of dried beancurd, chives and slices of boiled egg.

3) NASI LEMARK

Hmm... sounds closed enough to LEXMARK the famous computer printer brand isn't it? Actually it refers to NASI LEMAK. Nasi = rice and Lemak = fat or grease. Nasi Lemak made of rice that cooked in coconut milk which produces tasty grease. The set comes as a platter with cucumber slices, small dried anchovies (ikan bilis), roasted peanuts, stir fried water convolvulus (kangkong), hard boiled egg, pickled vegetables (achar) and hot spicy sauce (sambal).

4) NASI PANDANG

I am quite sure they want to say NASI PADANG. Nasi means rice and Padang is a place in Sumatra Island - Indonesia, where is famous for it's variety of spicy foods including fish, meat, chicken, and vegetables. The style had become famous in Singapore and Malaysia even though the taste can't be compared with the authentic Padang foods found in Indonesia.

OK, now you must be wondering what is the 5th mistake since that's all in the menu?

5) It's the title!

You might be surprised but actually those are NOT really Muslim Food. Muslims are required to eat HALAL food. Halal means "permissible". Not only it must not contain pork or alcohol etc. but the way to prepare and to get the food must also be "permissible". For example, halal food will not be considered halal anymore to us if we get it by stealing, or to buy it using money that came from ilegal sources (gambling, stealing, corruption, bribery, etc).

So what are MUSLIM FOODs? In this case, KFC, McDonald, Delifrance, Seoul Garden, Ramen Ten can also be considered MUSLIM FOOD because they obtained HALAL certificate from the local Muslim authority.

So, what is the best title to describe the menu above?
What about Malay Food? Maybe that's more appropriate.

But aren't Malays are Muslims? Here goes another confusion again.
Most Singaporean are really confused between race and religion :)











he picked it up and threw it back into space




he picked it up and threw it back into space





i don't know if i can call this generally toddler-friendly, but little F ate 4 scallops along with the vegetables and clearly wanted more. probably the next time i want to make it, he'll hate it. just because.

yield:
- serves 2 hungry adults and one nearly-satisfied toddler.

ingredients:
- brown rice
- dried kombu

- coconut oil
- scallops
- ginger
- garlic

- carrots
- zucchini
- fresh shiitake mushroom

- salt, pepper
- tamari
- lime

how to put it all together
make the rice with a 2-inch piece of dried kombu: adds nutrients and helps make the grain more digestible.

prep the food: wash and drain 3/4 lb of scallops, julienne the vegetables and mushrooms (just the caps), thinly slice 1-inch piece of ginger and 2 garlic cloves.

warm the pan with some coconut oil (don't be shy, it's a good fat!) and stir-fry ginger and garlic until fragrant (1 minute-ish). stir-fry the scallops until almost totally cooked but not all the way. salt and pepper them lightly as they cook. squeeze 1/4 to 1/2 of lime onto them. take one small one out, cut it up, feed a tiny piece to the toddler, if present. if he doesn't spit it out, rejoice and proceed. remove the scallops, wipe the pan clean but no soap-and-water.

cook the vegetables and mushrooms in order of firmness: carrots, then zucchini, then mushrooms. while these are cooking, toss with tamari.

return the scallops to the pan to cook t hem through and warm 'em up. serve with the rice and some hot sauce on the side if you like.

variations
- any combination of 2 differently-colored vegetables and 1 mushroom should be great. substitute shrimp for the scallops or pieces of fish, but then if the fish is delicate probably just poach it and arrange on plates, don't stir-fry or you'll get fish flake mess.
- i think using the white parts of scallions would be a great addition, and some hot red chilis or red pepper flakes, but mind the baby's taste buds. you never know.









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