All really basic, under 10 minutes and you don’t need an oven. For the most part, they’re not pretty but they do taste good. Plus, once you master these basic recipes, you can easily add a bunch of other ingredients to elevate the dishes.
For so many of our Asian parents, so much of what they cook they use agaration (slang for estimation). In the following recipes, it’s how I make these breakfasts but you can use more or less of whatever goes into yours – after all, it’s going to be YOUR breakfast, not mine.
*Sugar is not factored in as part of the 3 ingredients
Banana Cinnamon pancakes
Some Cinnamon Powder
1. Mash up the banana in a bowl
2. Pour 2 eggs and cinnamon (however much you like) inside the same bowl
3. Mix it all up
4. Pour the batter into a non-stick frying pan on medium heat
5. Cook for about 1.5 – 2 minutes on each side
6. Serve it on a plate, enjoy!
That something extra: Pour honey or maple syrup over your pancakes.
4 Tablespoons of Milk
1 Tablespoon of Sugar
2 Slices of Bread
1. Beat 2 eggs in a bowl
2. Add the milk and sugar to the egg mixture and beat it further
3. Dip a slice of bread in the mixture, ensure it is fully coated then place it on the non-stick frying pan on medium heat
4. Fry each side for 1 minute
5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the second slice of bread6. Serve it on a plate, enjoy!
Luncheon meat, cheese and egg burger
1 Can of luncheon meat
Some shredded cheese
1. Crack an egg on the non-stick frying pan, fry it for about 2 minutes
2. Remove it from the frying pan and place it on a plate
3. Cut 2 circular thin slices of luncheon meat
4. Fry both slices on the frying pan on medium heat for 1 minute
5. Flip both slices and add shredded cheese on top (put as much as you want)
6. Leave it for about 2 minutes for the cheese to melt
7. Remove the luncheon meat with cheese on it and place it onto a plate8. Put the sunny side up on top of the cheese and stack the other luncheon meat on top (cheese side first)
That something extra: Have it with bread so it doesn’t taste too salty