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Ham Hock Curry

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 24, 2011, In : Malacca Cristang 

Smoked ham is an ingredient rarely found in Asia beyond China and the Philippines. It appears in Malaysia and Singapore due to the European input of the Cristang cuisine and is enjoyed widely by many who venture into the Eurasian restaurants in Malacca and Singapore. It's a delicious dish and a great variation from the normal South East Asian cuisine.

  • 1½ kg (3 lb) Smoked ham hocks
  • 5 Tbsp Kurma Powder
  • 1-2 Tbsp, chillie powder (variable)
  • 4 Tbsp water
  • 3-4 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 can 400 ml...

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Ham and Potato Croquettes (Ham at Patatas Croquetas)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 10, 2011, In : Phillipines 

Filipino 'croquetas' are made with mashed potatoes and chopped meat or fish, usually leftovers. They are presumably derived from the Spanish croqueta but without the bechamel style filling.

  • 3 large *potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • All purpose flour for coating
  • 1 egg beaten and 1 fresh egg
  • 1 tsp cilantro, chopped
  • ½ stalk green onion, finely diced.
  • ½ tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 clove garlic.
  • Salt and pepper
  • Bread crumbs or Panko
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) milk
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) grated cheddar cheese
  • Ham, ½ cm (¼ ...

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Camaron Rebosado con Hamon (Fried Shrimps with Ham)

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, October 22, 2010, In : Phillipines 

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  • 450 gm (1 lb) large shrimps   
  • 1 lemon   
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 eggs   
  • 1/2 cup cornflour   
  • 450 gm (1 lb) ham, thinly sliced in 0.5 cm (~1/4-in) squares
  • 1 cup vegetable oil       


  1. Shell shrimps, leaving tail. Devein and slit the backs along the length.
  2. Squeeze lemon juice on shrimps.
  3. Add salt and pepper and set aside.
  4. Beat the eggs and add the cornstarch to make a thick batter. 
  5. Place pieces  of ham in each open shrimp, 
  6. Dip in batter and deep fry in the oil. Fry u...

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Shrimp Fried Rice

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, In : Singapore 

  • 4 cups cold cooked rice
  • 4 ounces frozen uncooked shrimp, unshelled
  • 4 ounces cooked ham, diced (or substitute cooked chicken, turkey, etc.)
  • 2 eggs (more if desired)
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 green onion
  • Seasonings (Add according to directions or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • cornstarch (corn flour) mixed with water

  • Oil for stir-frying
  1. Prepare vegetables and meat - remove the tiny legs from the shrimp, shell removal redu...

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Glazed Ham Slices

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, April 18, 2010, In : Singapore 

  • 300 gm (2/3 lb) precooked Chinese ham, cut into 24 slices, 8 cm (~3 in) wide
  • 110 gm (~4 oz) red dates
  • 1/2 loaf white bread, not sliced
  • Ingredients
  • 6 tablespoons rock sugar or granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cooking wine or sherry or fermented rice wine
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

  1. Layer the sliced ham in a medium size bowl, pack tightly.
  2. Spread the dates on top of the slices of ham.
  3. Add the sugar and the wine and steam for 2 hours.
  4. Remove the bowl of slices ham and pl...

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