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When you have too much sauce and want to use it up before it expires

angel hair pasta with chicken

angel hair pasta with chicken

There was this bottle of teriyaki sauce that my mother bought and used when cooking salmon. I also noticed that the sauce will expire before it was finished. When I get to use the kitchen without my mum nagging by my side (you would think that after four years living on my own without burning the kitchen down, my mother would trust me with knives and fire), I tend to scour whatever available food and sauce I have in the fridge and use it up before it expires.

This time, I noticed the bottle of Japanese sauce, Continue reading


What to do with leftover food?

angelhair pasta fusion

Opening the fridge, I saw the duck rice sauce sitting in its carrier, the Malay styled chicken in its plastic bag and the ikan bilis (anchovies) in another bag, I decided that I want to used it all. But, how to use the duck rice sauce? I did not like drizzling the sauce onto my rice. In that moment, I decided to utilize the duck rice sauce as the base of my angel hair pasta. I added pork to the dish as well because I had thawed the meat for far too long, leaving it in the cooler, and I did not want it to go bad.

I then decided that having such a brown and dull color as a meal was boring. So I dig out any sort of colored vegetable that I had in the fridge and voila! Carrot and spring onion was added to the dish.

Angel hair pasta asian fusion~

Taste wise, there’s a crunch once in a while from the ikan bilis, softness from the pork and chewiness from the chicken. Mum had no complains.