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Here’s How To Make Lip-Smacking Festive Dishes This Chinese New Year With Angel Brand Sauces

Foodies, let us all shake off the bad vibes and ring in the Lunar New Year 2022 with a bang! It’s that time of the year again where friends and family gather around for a reunion and feast on festive dishes. Tired of the same traditional dishes every year? Impress your friends and relatives with these simple yet lip-smacking festive dishes using Angel Brand Sauces!

Chinese New Year Recipes You Can Try Making Using Angel Brand Sauces:

#1 Eight Treasures Rice

While traditionally Eight Treasures Rice is a dessert made from sweetened sticky rice, topped with eight different toppings or “treasures” and stuffed with red bean paste, we’ll be making a meatier variant that’s closer to the Malaysian taste buds. We’ve tweaked the recipe a little so it’s more convenient to make but still packs a punch of flavours, and is especially aromatic when you pair the recipe with Angel Brand Sauces.

Ingredients: 

  • 400g Jasmine Sunwhite Fragrant Rice, washed and drained
  • 4 tbsp Angel Light Soy Sauce (Selected)
  • 10 tbsp Angel Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Angel Thick Caramel
  • 40g minced ginger
  • 80g minced garlic
  • 100g dried prawns, soaked until soft and roughly chopped
  • 50g dried scallops, soaked overnight with liquid reserved
  • 50g dried oysters, soaked overnight with liquid reserved
  • 100g Chinese sausages, diced
  • 200g carrots, diced
  • 50g dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked overnight with liquid reserved, sliced
  • 130g fresh lotus seeds
  • 1000ml liquid (reserved from scallops, oysters, and mushrooms)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

Garnish

  • 100g toasted cashew nuts
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced

Steps: 

  1. Add in Angel Light Soy Sauce (Selected), Angel Oyster Sauce and Angel Thick Caramel into Jasmine Sunwhite Fragrant Rice. Mix well.
  2. Heat up cooking oil and sesame oil in a wok, add ginger, garlic and dried prawns into the wok. Stir fry until fragrant.
  3. Add the premixed fragrant rice and stir fry for 5-6 minutes.
  4. Add in carrots, shiitake mushrooms, lotus seeds, dried scallops, dried oysters and Chinese sausages and continue to stir fry for another minute.
  5. Pour in 250 ml of liquid. Stir fry until all liquid is absorbed into the ingredients and repeat for another 3 times. Remove and set aside.
  6. Brush a bowl with a layer of butter. Layer the bottom of the bowl with the cooked ingredients first (deco based on your preferences), followed by the remaining rice mixture.
  7. Steam for 30 minutes using medium-large fire (or may use rice cooker to steam).
  8. To serve, flip the bowl upside down on a plate. Remove the plate and garnish the Eight Treasures Rice with cashew nuts and spring onions.

#2 Kung Pao Chicken

Ever had Kung Pao Chicken at a Chinese restaurant and went like “It’s so good I wish I can have it at home too.” Now’s the time for you to shine! Recreate this famous dish that tastes just as good as Chinese takeouts, all made possible with Angel Brand Sauces. Not to mention this dish is fairly easy to make, even for beginners!

Ingredients: 

  • 300g deboned chicken thigh
  • 5pcs dry chillies
  • 1 ½ tsp Sichuan peppercorn
  • 40g minced ginger
  • 20g minced garlic
  • 80g chopped spring onion
  • 1 tbsp chilli oil
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Marinade

  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp soda powder
  • 1 tbsp cooking wine (optional)
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp potato starch
  • ½ tbsp cooking oil

Sauce Mix

  • 1 tbsp Angel Light Soy Sauce (Selected)
  • 1 tsp Angel Thick Caramel
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp starch water

Steps:

  1. Cut the deboned chicken thigh into cubes and add them into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add salt, ground pepper, soda powder, cooking wine and water and massage the chicken until it shows stickiness. Then add potato starch and cooking oil, mix well and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Heat cooking oil in a pan or wok. Add the marinated chicken cubes. Stir fry until cooked.
  4. Add dry chillies and Sichuan peppercorn, continue frying. Add ginger and garlic and stir fry until fragrant.
  5. Then add spring onion before pouring in the premixed sauces. Stir fry until the sauce and chicken are well combined.
  6. Pour chilli oil over the Kung Pao Chicken before serving.

Try Out A Variety of Chinese New Year Recipes Using Angel Brand Sauces:

Not just Eight Treasures Rice and Kung Pao Chicken, you can recreate and easily whip up many other festive dishes with Angel Brand Sauces. To make cooking easier, the brand is running a CNY promotion that you shouldn’t miss. Grab the Bundle package that includes Three Angel sauces [Light Soy Sauce (Selected) 370ml, Thick Caramel 370ml and Oyster Sauce 500g], Two packets of Jasmine Sunwhite Fragrant Rice 400g, Two packs of Ang Pao, plus One small CNY recipe booklet!

If you notice, the numbers add up to eight, which rhymes with “HUAT” in Chinese dialects. That’s right, Angel Brand Sauces is bringing eightfold of abundance to you this Chinese New Year! So what are you waiting for? Get the bundle package and start whipping up delicious CNY recipes!

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We have one last good news to share! Make way for an abundance of luck and prosperity this year because Angel Brand Sauces is giving you a chance to win prizes worth up to RM28,800! 

All you need to do is: 

  1. Purchase min.RM15 worth of Angel products in a single receipt at any participating supermarkets or Angel Brand official e-stores. 
  2. Send a copy of your receipt, attached along with your details to +6019-3311251 via Whatsapp.
  3. A total of 68 winners will be selected. 

Join the contest now and have an Ong-spicious New Year! 

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