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Quick And Easy Meals For Busy Weeknights

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In today’s fast-paced world, finding time to prepare a delicious and satisfying meal can often feel like a daunting task. 

That’s why we’ve put together a collection of quick and easy suggestions, perfect for those hectic weeknights. With this post, you can say goodbye to takeout and hello to flavorful homemade dinners.  

1. Classic Tomato Spaghetti with Prawn Paste

Start with tomato spaghetti, a traditional favorite. This dish combines prawn paste and tomato sauce’s acidic, umami flavors. It is an easy-to-prepare dish that is tasty despite being straightforward. Al dente spaghetti should be cooked before it is combined with tomato sauce and prawn paste for flavor. 

Classic Tomato Spaghetti with Prawn Paste

Classic Tomato Spaghetti with Prawn Paste

Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • My Daun Prawn Paste Adequate
  • Spaghetti Adequate
  • 1 - 2 Tomato
  • Parsley Adequate
  • Chopped Garlic/Onion Adequate

SEASONINGS

  • 1 tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • Salt Adequate
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Pepper Powder Adequate
  • Half Big Bowl Water
  • 1 tbsp Starch Mixed with Small Half Bowl Water

Instructions
 

  • Add spaghetti into boiling water, cook for 12 to 15 mins..
  • Peel and finely slice the garlic and tomato into pieces.
  • Put a saucepan on a medium heat and cook chopped garlic until lightly golden, add in tomato pieces cook till soft, then add in tomato sauce to stir-fry and mix well.
  • Add in prawn paste to cook till cooked.
  • Pour in water and bring to boil, add in salt, pepper powder and sugar. Lastly add in some starch water for creamy taste.
  • Remove cooked spaghetti and add in some olive oil.
  • Stir spaghetti into sauce, garnish with parsley and it’s ready to serve.

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Keyword MY Daun Prawn Paste


2. Tomato Bisque with Prawn Paste

If you’re in the mood for something creamy and warming, try tomato bisque with prawn paste. Ripe tomatoes, flavorful herbs, and a tiny bit of cream are used to make this silky soup. Add a spoonful of prawn paste to intensify the flavors and add a lovely depth of flavor. To make a filling meal, serve it with crusty bread.

Tomato Bisque with Prawn Paste

Tomato Bisque with Prawn Paste

Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients
  

INGREDIENTS

  • My Daun Prawn Paste Adequate
  • Onion Adequate
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • Spring Onion Adequate

SEASONINGS

  • 2 tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • Chili Sauce and Paste Optional
  • Black Pepper Powder Optional
  • Salt Adequate
  • Starch Small Half Bowl of Water with 2 tbsp

Instructions
 

  • Remove outer layer of tomato and cut into pieces. Heat some oil, saute onion till fragant and add in tomato to cook till soft.
  • Add in tomato sauce to stir-fry and mix well, pour in water for 10 mins and bring to boil over low heat, add in prawn paste to cook till well done.
  • Add water and seasoning, cook until sauce is almost thick. Lastly thicken the sauce with a little cornstarch solution. Remove from heat, serve hot.
  • Sprinkle with chopped spring onions and it’s ready to serve.

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3. Roti John with Tempura Chicken Nuggets

Make a Roti John with tempura chicken nuggets for a fusion twist. A famous street meal in Malaysia, Roti John, consists of a crispy baguette filled with a delicious meat combination. This recipe uses tempura chicken nuggets instead of conventional stuffing for a special and mouthwatering twist. Combining crispy bread and delicate chicken nuggets will tantalize your taste buds. 

Roti John

Roti John with Tempura Chicken Nugget

Course Main Course
Cuisine Malaysian

Ingredients
  

Ingredients A

  • 4 pcs Tempura Chicken Nugget (deep-fry)
  • Bread
  • Butter (adequate)

Ingredients B (egg mixture)

  • 2 pcs eggs
  • Spring onion (adequate, chopped)
  • Salt to taste

Sauces

  • Mayonnaise (optional, adequate)
  • Chilli sauce (optional, adequate)

Instructions
 

  • Heat some oil and deep fry Tempura Chicken Nugget until golden brown, set aside.
  • Mix well the eggs, chopped spring onion and salt.
  • Heat the pan with some butter, add in the egg mixture.
  • When the egg is almost set, place the bread on the egg mixture.
  • Add Tempura Chicken Nuggets on the bread.
  • Spread some mayonnaise on one side, chilli sauce on the other side.
  • It’s ready to serve.

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Most recipes can be made with frozen western food, which is just as fresh and hygienic. Frozen food in Malaysia has become quite popular with a plethora of delicious options, such as frozen dim sum and prawn paste, which are ideal for your Sahur meal prep!

4. Seaweed Soup with Prawn Paste

If you’re looking for a flavorful soup that is light and refreshing, try seaweed with prawn paste. The umami flavor of prawn paste is combined with the earthy aromas of seaweed in this Asian-inspired meal. This hearty soup may be had on its own or as a side dish and is both nourishing and warming. Add spring onions as a garnish for a splash of color and freshness.

Seaweed Soup With Prawn Paste

Seaweed Soup With Prawn Paste

A light, healthy and nurishing meal. Perfect for a quick weekday dinner.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine Chinese

Ingredients
  

  • 1 packet MY Daun Prawn Paste small leafs
  • 2 pieces Seaweed add more for a stronger taste
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Chives chopped finely

Instructions
 

  • Whip the eggs into a liquid, shred the seaweed into small pieces and chop the green part of the chive finely.
  • Fry the eggs, cut them into shreds
  • Rinse the seaweed well and set aside
  • Heat water in a pot until it boils. Reduce the flame and add the prawn paste and cook over low heat.
  • Add the seaweed, the egg slices, salt and white pepper powder pepper. 
  • Let it boil for 5-10 mins until the flavours mingle.
  • Add sesame oil, and chives before serving. Enjoy with rice or on it's own!

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5. Quick and Convenient Prawn Paste Instant Noodle

A simple and practical prawn-paste instant noodle dish comes in handy when time is of the essence. Cook the instant noodles as directed on the package, then add a spoonful of prawn paste for an instant taste boost. To complete the meal, add some veggies or a protein.

Quick Convenient Prawn Paste Instant Noodle

Prawn Paste Instant Noodle

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • Adequate My Daun Prawn Paste
  • Instant Noodle Optional
  • 1 Egg
  • A Pinch of Chives

Instructions
 

  • Bring water to boil, unmould frozen prawn paste from the tray and drop it into boiling water. No need to thaw.
  • Add in instant noodle and seasoning powder.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 mins and it’s ready to serve.

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Keyword MY Daun Prawn Paste

6. Fruit Salad with Prawn Paste

Try a fruit salad with prawn paste to add a distinctive and refreshing touch to a traditional salad. Blending sweet and luscious fruits with shrimp paste’s salty, and umami notes produces a lovely mix of flavors. Combine your preferred fruits, dress with prawn paste, and then top with toasted sesame seeds for a crunchy texture.

Fruit Salad with Prawn Paste

Fruit Salad with Prawn Paste

Simple and Quick Meal to Prepare

Ingredients
  

  • Adequate Prawn Paste
  • Adequate Orange
  • Adequate Dragon Fruit
  • Adequate Apple
  • Adequate Cherry Tomato
  • Adequate Lemon
  • 5 tbsp Salad Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Condensed Milk

Instructions
 

  • Slices orange, dragon fruit, apple and cherry tomato into pieces.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together salad sauce, condensed milk and fresh lemon juice in one direction.
  • Heat oil, put in prawn paste to the pot and cook till pink and drain the prawn paste.
  • Place the cooked prawn paste, orange, dragon fruit and apple in a bowl. Toss gently to coat and it’s ready to serve.

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Keyword MY Daun Prawn Paste

7. Boiled Shrimp Wonton

You can quickly prepare a great lunch with frozen shrimp wontons in your freezer. The shrimp wontons should be boiled until they float to the top; at this point, you should serve them with your preferred dipping sauce. These tiny dumplings are the ideal appetizer or light supper since they contain flavorful ingredients and succulent shrimp.

mushroom shrimp wonton

Boiled Shrimp Wonton

Enjoy a bowl of warm and comforting boiled shrimp wonton in 5 minutes!
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Pieces EB Shrimp Wonton with Mushroom Seasoning
  • 500 ml water
  • Green Onions (Chopped) Garnish

Instructions
 

  • Add mushroom seasoning soup powder into 500ml of boiling water
  • Add 12 pieces of shrimp wonton into the soup and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • If you choose to microwave it, add the soup powder, 500ml of water and 12 pieces of frozen shrimp wontons into a microwavable bowl, then microwave for 3.5-4 minutes. Drain the water.
  • Garnish with some green onions and it’s ready to be served!

The mushroom seasoning variety can also be enjoyed with your preferred sauce.

    Video

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    To cook frozen wontons, put them in the boiling water FROZEN. Do not defrost. Even though cooking time will be longer, you will achieve a texture that retains the yumminess of the shrimp wontons.
    Keyword mala wonton, Shrimp Wonton

    8. That Tom Yum Soup with Prawn Paste

    Now easily take your taste buds to Thailand with a zesty and aromatic Thai Tom Yum soup with prawn paste. This flavorful soup features a harmonious blend of lemongrass, lime leaves, chili, and prawn paste. The tangy, spicy broth with tender shrimp will warm you on even the busiest nights.

    Thai Tom Yum Soup with Prawn Paste

    Thai Tom Yum Soup with Prawn Paste

    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 10 minutes

    Ingredients
      

    • Prawn Paste Adequate
    • 1 Tomato
    • 5-7 Slices Galangal
    • 30 g Coconut Flour
    • 2 pcs Lemongrass
    • 1 pc Green Lemon
    • 5-6 Slices Kaffir Lime Leaf

    SEASONINGS

    • Salt Adequate
    • 2 Tabasco pepper
    • 2 tbsp Tom Yum Paste

    Related Product

    EB My Daun Prawn Paste
    Keyword MY Daun Prawn Paste

    9. Shrimp Wonton Soup

    This delicious meal combines the sweetness of shrimp wontons with the coziness of a noodle soup. Your preferred noodles should be cooked separately from the shrimp wontons. In a savory broth seasoned with prawn paste, combine the ingredients next. You will feel satiated and energized after eating this hearty dish.

    Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup

    Shrimp Wonton Noodle Soup

    A Noodle Soup Recipe That Complements EB Frozen Shrimp Wonton
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 20 minutes
    Course Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
    Cuisine Chinese

    Ingredients
      

    • 4 slice ginger
    • 2 clove crushed garlic
    • 2 green onion
    • 2 tbsp fish sauce
    • 3 fresh shiitake mushroom
    • 5 cup chicken stock
    • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    • 2-4 bok choy or 4 oz. of any veggies you like
    • 2 egg noodles pre-cooked,dried or fresh ones

    Instructions
     

    • Mix ginger, garlic, green onions, shiitakemushrooms, and chicken stock in a medium-wide pot (for 2 portions). Let itboil; then reduce to medium-low heat and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
    • In the meantime, cut the bok choy into quarters.
    • Slice the shiitake mushrooms and set them aside.
    • Use soy sauce and fish sauce to season the soup. If you want, you can choose to only include either one.
    • If you're making a big batch or your egg noodles are dried or fresh with a lot of starch, blanch the egg noodles separately in boiling water.
    • After blanching your egg noodles in hot water, cook them for 1 minute in the soup. Place in a serving bowl after removing from the soup.
    • Cook the bok choy, shiitake mushrooms or your favourite veggies in the soup for 2 to 3 minutes, or until it's done to your liking.
    • Taste the soup; season it with salt and pepper if needed.
    • Add in EB Frozen Shrimp Wonton into the soup and cook until it is done. Carefully add 5 wontons per serving to the soup.
    • Pour the soup over the noodles and vegetables that have been cooked and enjoy!

    Video

    Keyword Shrimp Wonton

    In a Nutshell

    Preparing a nourishing and delectable supper doesn’t have to be time-consuming on busy weeknights. 

    Now, it’s easy to prepare delicious meals quickly and easily with the right ingredients, saving you time in the kitchen. Remember the warming soups, such as the Thai Tom Yum soup with prawn paste or the seaweed soup with prawn paste, which are ideal for chilly nights. 

    Moreover, quick and easy solutions, such as boiled shrimp wontons or instant noodles with prawn paste, are available if you need more time. The fruit salad with prawn paste gives your weeknights a rush of flavor and a fresh, original twist.

    Get your ingredients, such as EB Frozen Food frozen dim sum, shrimp wonton, and other frozen chicken snacks, at your nearest grocery store for a fulfilling weeknight.  

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