One of the most popular street foods in the world is Asian street food. The mouth salivating aroma of savory and spicy food fills the air of the city. Though they are found in the streets of Asian countries, you can also make them at home. Therefore, we have enlisted the best three street food recipes for you to try at home.
Steamed Bao Buns from Taiwan
To make the Bao Buns, you’ll need yeast, golden caster sugar, plain flour, baking powder, rapeseed oil. The filling of Pork belly will need extra fat trimmed of thin pork belly slices, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, honey, Shaoxing rice wine, groundnut oil, and garlic.
Firstly, use sugar and yeast with water and pour the flour. Knead it until soft and cover it with oil to rest for it to double up. Take out the doubled-up dough on a flat floured surface and sprinkle baking powder and knead it again until the baking powder is well incorporated. Rest it for thirty minutes.
Secondly, to make the filling, you’ll need to marinate the pork for two to three hours or overnight. Then roast it for one hour with the leftover sauce at 200°F.
Cut the dough into twelve oval pieces and cut squares of baking paper. Oil the paper and fold it in two inside the bun so that the dough can’t stick to each other and we can open them later easily.
Steam the buns for six to eight minutes on medium heat. Put the pork inside the bun with spring onions, chili sauce with cucumber, and serve it immediately.
Thailand’s Tom Yum Soup
For the soup, the ingredients would be, chicken stock, lemongrass, button mushrooms, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, bird’s eye chili, Kaffir Lime leaf, lime, raw peeled prawns, and soft light brown sugar.
On medium heat, pour the stock on a pan and bring it to a boil. Add lemongrass, garlic, ginger, lime, one torn Kaffir lime leaf, and chili and simmer it for fifteen minutes. Then add the mushrooms and tomatoes to simmer for five minutes.
Combine the prawn and cook it till pink. Then discard the lemongrass, garlic, and leaves. Season it with hot sauce, sugar, and lime juice. Then serve it with Kaffir lime leaf.
Prawn Laksa from Malaysia
For this recipe, you will need Laska paste, Chicken stock, half-fat coconut milk, medium Rice noodles, cooked large prawns, coriander, cucumber, and beansprouts.
Heat water and pour it on the noodles for five to seven minutes until it softens. Add the Laska paste to a heated pan with a splash of coconut milk. Cook it for three to four minutes and mix the stock and coconut milk. Let it stew for two minutes.
Now, add the large prawns and beansprouts. Stir it for several minutes. Put the noodles in two bowls, then pour the soup with a ladle. Serve it with coriander and cucumber.
Several other Asian street food recipes are there to leave you wanting for more. But, for now, let’s start with these and have a taste of heaven.