Scrumptious Menu for Cooks Who Need a Break
LAZY COOKS WEEK           Preface: Everything a busy yet sometimes malas family needs. Feeds 4 people for a budget of RM160 for up to 6 days (because Sundays are rest days). And only takes 15 – 30 mins to prep.    Monday     “Today’s menu has two choices; either you TAKE IT or LEAVE IT“   Breakfast-Char Kuey Teow You can always depend on fried food when you’re lazy. Put in the ingredients and done! Ingredients: flat noodles, beansprouts, cockles, prawns, fishcake, fishball, egg, chilli paste, soy sauce, oyster sauce Lunch–Fish Curry Curries are great for lazy cooks. You cook once and don’t have to worry about dinner. Ingredients: fish, tamarind, curry powder, santan, ginger, onions, curry leaves, mixed spice, okra, chillies   Dinner–Belacan Asparagus Although you have curry for dinner, you still need some greens. In 5 minutes, you have one great vege dish! Ingredients: asparagus, sambal belacan, shallots, dried shrimp Tuesday     “I cook like reading science fiction. It is not going to happen.”   Breakfast-Anchovies Fritters Thank God for fritters! If not, there won’t be any cooking done and you won’t be any eating either. Ingredient list: anchovies, chives, holland onion, red chillies, eggs, self-raising flour, anchovy granules, pepper Lunch–Teh Tarik Cake Grab a quick lunch with this teh tarik mug cake when you’re lazy to get lunch outside. Ingredients: tea, milk, all-purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, sugar   Dinner–Nasi Goreng Kampung After a long day, you won’t even have the energy to cook. That’s why fried rice is the go-to dish everyone loves. Ingredients: rice, meat, soy sauce, egg, shallots, chilli paste Wednesday     “Three words a woman loves; “NO COOKING TODAY”“   Breakfast-Mee Goreng Mamak Noodles for breakfast will be sure to make you full till lunch time. That we guarantee. Ingredients: noodles, sliced beef, egg, beansprouts, potatoes, tofu, green chillies, soy sauce, onions, chilli paste Lunch–Oxtail Soup Warm your lazy soul with this quick and easy oxtail soup, especially on rainy days. Ingredients: oxtail, beef stock, cinnamon stick, star anise, ginger, galangal, lemongrass, onions, celery   Dinner–Chinese Style Steamed Eggs When you cook a lot for lunch, make dinner simple with this Chinese Style Steamed Egg dish. Ingredients: eggs, spring onion, chillies, black pepper, soy sauce   Thursday   “Today’s forecast includes me not cooking.“   Breakfast–Cekodok You want something fast and enough to keep you full? Make some cekodok! Ingredients: ripe bananas, all-purpose flour, self-raising flour   Lunch-Chicken Curry The best dish ever would be chicken curry because you can eat it for days after cooking it once! Ingredients:  chicken, yogurt, shallots, ginger, green chillies, tomatoes, potatoes, curry leaves, spices, curry leaves   Dinner–Capati Capati is the most versatile dish. You can pair it with anything and it is quick to make. Ingredients: atta flour, salt, wheat flour   Friday   “I find JOY when my husband cooks.”   Breakfast-Pisang Goreng Pisang goreng for breakfast? Unusual but yes. Ingredients: bananas, flour, baking powder, butter   Lunch–Minced Meat Minced meat is a dish that is perfect to be eaten whenever, especially when you’re lazy to cook! Ingredients: beef, sweet potato, potatoes, carrot, onions, spring onions, celery, chicken stock, soy sauce, oyster sauce   Dinner-Beef Kwayteow Since you made a beef dish for lunch, might as well continue with the them for dinner. Ingredients: flat noodles, beef, garlic, coriander leaves, prawn stock, corn flour, eggs, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil   Saturday   “GOOD FOOD makes me have a GOOD MOOD”   Breakfast-Prawn Fritters With just one bite into these prawn fritters and your mood will improve. Ingredients: cabbage, chillies, onions, prawns, flour, stock   Lunch-Kuah Kacang This peanut sauce recipe is perfect for lazy cooks because it’s delicious and prepared in a jiffy! Pour over your favourite raw veg and you’re done. Ingredients: groundnuts, shallots, galangal, lemongrass, chilli paste, palm sugar, tamarind, shrimp paste   Dinner-Sodhi Bored of eating fried food? Eat light with this delicious sodhi for dinner instead. Ingredients: coconut shavings, spices, shallots, chillies, turmeric powder, lime juice, ghee, curry leaves, eggs Let’s Get Cooking! Do you like our lazy menu? It is simple and quick yet delicious. Even during the laziest of times, you can still wow your family, friends and guests. Can’t even bring yourself to go out and get the ingredients? No worries! Download the shopping checklist, visit Happy Fresh and start making your orders. This is truly a lazy menu that every lazy chef needs! The post Scrumptious Menu for Cooks Who Need a Break appeared first on Butterkicap. [...]