Chinese dishes are popular around the world because of the umpteen varieties of flavors served. You will not be tired of ordering Chinese food because of the splendid varieties of delicacies available. When you visit a Sze chuan restaurant Singapore you will get to enjoy the spicy delicacies cooked in Chinese style. If you visit the Cantonese restaurants, you will be able to order to less spicy dishes which you would find at the Chinese restaurants all over the world. Lotus Leaf Rice is one of the most scrumptious dishes available from the Chinese platter at the best chill out bars in Singapore. Here are few recipes that use this stunning combination along with Chinese spices.
Lotus leaf wraps is a popular dim sum Singapore that can be ordered at the popular snack bars in the country and also cooked at home. You need 4 lotus leaves that are cut into halves, about 150g sticky rice, 6 ounce chicken breasts, 4 dried mushrooms, 1tsp Chinese rice wine, 1tbsp soy sauce, 2tsp cornstarch dissolved in water, vegetable oil for stir-frying, a few drops of sesame oil, and freshly ground pepper to taste. You need to soak the lotus leaves in hot water for about an hour. You should now add water to the rice and soak it for an hour. You should now pat the lotus leaves dry and drain the water in the rice. Steam the rice now and keep it covered in a bowl. Soak the mushrooms in hot water for about half an hour and chop it finely after removing the stems. Cut the chicken breasts into small cubes, marinate with the wine, and cornstarch. You should now finely cut the sausages, and in another bowl mix the wine and sauce. Add the cornstarch to the sauce. Ina wok, heat oil and stir-fry the garlic. Now add the chicken cubes and stir-fry until it is almost fully cooked. Now, you should add the sausages and mushrooms and stir-fry for another minute. Now mix all ingredients and cook for another 2 minutes. Allow it to cool. Now, separate the rice and the other mixture into 8 separate portions. You should spread the rice on the leave and make space with your hands to immerse the fillings. Now cover it with more rice and wrap it well. You should steam the each of these wraps before serving to provide the right mix of flavors.