Saturday, 12 December 2015

Minty Vinegatte Tomatoes salad with Shrimps

Christmas is around the corner. There are parties and gatherings with friends and relatives. This dish act as a very good starter. You do not need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen to prepare it. It is appetizing & refreshing. Why not add this healthy dish to your menu to impress your guests.

Minty Vinegatte Tomatoes Salad with shrimps  
Recipe by TAGlicious
(Serving for 3pax)

  • 3 Larges tomatoes, remove the seeds
  • 120g mini cherry tomatoes, diced it
  • 3 Large shrimps, seasoned it with some salt & black pepper (Remove the shell but remain the tail)
  • Some olive oil to pan fry the shrimps


  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 5pcs mints, minced it 
  • Some black pepper to taste


  1. Put the diced cherry tomatoes in a bowl. Add in all the sauce items together and mix well.
  2. Pan fried shrimps till cook and set it aside for later use.
  3. Fill up the empty large tomatoes with the seasoned cherry tomatoes salad. Remember to add in the sauce too. 
  4. Put one shrimp to one tomatoes salad cup to complete the dish.

I hope you like this salad that I shared today. :) 

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Mushroom Rice

We are mushrooms lovers. We won't get sick of having mushrooms in my meals. I cooked this mushroom rice many times in a month for gathering. This dish is so simple to prepare yet delicious and well received by my friends. Christmas is coming! Trust me, cook this dish to impress your guests.

Mushroom Rice
(Serving for 3 paxs)
Recipe by TAGlicious

  • 1.5 cups rice  (Based on your rice cooker cup measurement)
  • 1.5 cups water (Based on your rice cooker cup measurement)
  • 150 grams Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 pcs garlic, minced
  • 2 pcs shallot, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • Pepper to taste
Pot: Le Creuset 20CM cast iron pot 

  1. Heat up the cast iron pot. Add in olive oil, garlic & shallots. Sauteed it till fragrance.
  2. Add in portobello mushrooms and stir fry for 1-2mins.
  3. Add in oyster sauce & pepper, stir well
  4. Add in uncooked rice and mix well.
  5. Add in water and mix well.
  6. Cover the lid and let it continue to cook in the cast iron pot for 15 mins under low fire,
  7. After 15mins, off fire and let it simmer for 10 mins. Give a good stir before serve.

  • You can use a rice cooker to do the cooking too.
  • Cooking time in cast iron varies due to size & stove used,
  • If you double/triple the recipe, please adjust your cooking time longer.
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