A Taste of Malaysia comes to New World Saigon Hotel

The Petronas Towers, gorgeous beaches and Michelle Yeoh.

If this were a Jeopardy clue, the answer would certainly be, “What is Malaysia famous for?”

But a much more delicious clue could equally be “nasi lemak, biryani chicken and beef satay”.

Gado Gado with homemade Peanut Sauce

Once again, New World Saigon Hotel is partnering with Tourism Malaysia Ho Chi Minh City to bring a taste of Malaysia and cultural experience to the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Chef Saad of the Seri Pacific Hotel (Kuala Lumpur) is putting his culinary Midas touch to a host of Malaysian delicacies at New World Saigon Hotel from 11 to 22 September 2013.

All of the hotel’s restaurants will feature Malaysian standouts.

Mutton curry with tumeric pancakes

Visit Parkview and enjoy specialties like Nasi Lemak, Chicken Masak Merah, Mutton Curry, Melaka Chicken Rice Ball and more.

Dynasty, normally known for its excellent dim sum and Peking duck will feature Malaysian specialties such as Sui Kow Dumplings, Steamed Spicy Chicken and Prawn Dumplings with Soya Sauce, Red Bean Malaysian Dumplings. The Lounge will have sizzling skewers of Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce, crunchy Cucur Udang and sweets like the  traditional Malaysian Tapioca Cake at The Lounge.

Chao Tom

As a bonus, traditional dance performances will take place live at Parkview daily at lunch and dinner by dance troupe Wandie Art Productions, showcased by Tourism Malaysia Ho Chi Minh City.

Best of all, visit New World Saigon Hotel and enjoy lunch or dinner to be in with a chance of winning two return tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur, courtesy of Malaysian Airlines.

If tasting Chef Saad’s famous chicken satay leaves you hungering for more, scroll down for his recipe to make at home.

Desserts

Parkview Restaurant: Served daily from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., lunch will be priced at VND500,000, and from 6 to 10 p.m. dinner will be priced at VND820,000, including free flowing Teh Tarik milk tea and Bandung rose milk drink.  On Sundays, join us for a Malaysian Brunch Buffet for VND910,000 including unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks, or VND1,200,000 with additional free flow champagne.

For further information, contact New World Saigon Hotel at +84 8 3822 8888 or email [email protected].

Chicken Satay Recipe

Ingredients:

4 Chicken legs and thighs

1 tsp Coriander powder
2 stalks lemongrass, (white parts only)
6 Peeled shallots
2 Cloves garlic (peeled)
4 tbsp Cooking oil
1 tsp Chilli powder
1 tsp Turmeric powder (kunyit)
Chopped galangal
Bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 2 hours to avoid burning)

Cooking method:

Slice the chicken into small cubes.

  1. Grind the spice paste in a food processor. Add in a little water if needed.
  2. Marinate the chicken pieces with the spice paste for 10 to12 hours. Thread the meat onto the bamboo skewers and grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Serve hot with the fresh cucumber and onions.

Malaysian Satay Peanut Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

1 and ½ cup Unsalted dry roasted peanuts
1 cup Water
1 and ½ tbsp Sugar
1/8 tsp Salt
¼ cup Oil
¼ cup Tamarind

1 inch galangal
½ cup Coconut milk                                                                            

1 Pandan leaf

Spice Paste

6 to 8 Dried Seeded Red Chilies
3 Cloves of garlic
3 Shallots
2 Lemongrass

1 tsp Shrimp paste

Cooking method:

  1. Crush the peanuts coarsely with a mortar and pestle
  2. Chop the spice paste ingredients and blend until fine. Heat the oil and fry the spice paste until its smells spicy.
  3. Add the peanuts, tamarind juice, water, sugar and stir thoroughly.
  4. Simmer on a low heat and continue to stir for three minutes until the peanut sauce turns smooth. Serve at room temperature with the satay

Malaysia definitely has a lot more to offer other than just food, especially in terms of lifestyle, check out Adam’s life in Malaysia as an expat.

 

Cucur Udang

Share this story, choose your platform!

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on tumblr
Share on google
Share on linkedin
Share on reddit
Share on vk
Share on email
About the author:

Leave a Comment

5 Rewarding Careers in Healthcare Where You Can Make a Difference

Eleven out of the top 20 jobs on the Bureau of Labor Statistics list of the fastest growing careers are in the health care industry. Analysts say that there are two reasons for this expansion: one is that the huge baby boom population is aging, and the other is Obama’s health care initiative. There is much more to a

Read More »

Financial Independence

By Patrik Shore Imagine hitting the gym in your 20s and 30s and never having to lift a single weight ever again, but still having a bodybuilder’s physique in your 60s. Would you do it? This is exactly how future financial planning works, and it is the only thing I can think of where you

Read More »

Buy the best travel insurance with Care insurance

When you are travelling outside the country, you need a lot of finances to be handled well. while doing so, many things sometimes might get a bit chaotic and difficult to manage and in this, if there are any form of losses that were uncalled for, you might end up in a financial crisis. This

Read More »

Aikido in District 2

International Aikido School will open a new Dojo at Dancenter Viet Nam in District 2 , starting 20/3/2021. Aikido classes and Sword Arts classes for kids, teens and adults. Shobukan Dojo has been teaching aikido and sword classes all over Vietnam since 2012. Its international team of teachers will now open classes coming weekend 20th of March. This

Read More »