• Leyla Hur, as featured in Munaty Cooking

    Leyla Hur, as featured in Munaty Cooking

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  • About Leyla

    About Leyla

    "Even from my earliest years, I liked to feed people and share my food with others. I have been privileged enough to grow up in Hong Kong, live in Malaysia, Australia, Canada, and now the United States; and I have travelled extensively throughout the world, sampling the delicacies of..."

  • Asian Beef Lettuce Cups (with Vegetarian Alternative)

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    "In Hong Kong, this is very famous and usually comes when you order Peking Duck. The restaurant will then make three dishes from the duck. You will usually get the skin (Peking Duck) which is served with..."

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Grilled Middle-Style Eastern Chicken Leg Dinner

Grilled Middle-Style Eastern Chicken Legs

4 boneless/skinless chicken legs
1 TBSP garlic powder
1 TBSP cumin powder
1 TBSP coriander powder
1 TBSP fresh lemon juice
2 TBSP vegetable oil
Salt and Pepper to taste

1 onions, cut in 6ths
3 cloves garlic, sliced


1. Rinse and dry chicken legs, place on aluminium lined baking sheet
2. Sprinkle the spices, salt and pepper on the chicken, add 1 TBSP oil and a bit of lemon juice per chicken leg to create a paste and rub all over chicken on both sides.
3. Add cut onion and sliced garlic around the chicken and put in broiler approx 8-10 mins per chicken side (alternatively, cook on BBQ grill for better flavour).

Homemade Salad Dressing

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 tsp Tumeric powder
3 TBSP Splenda sweetener
1/2 TBSP Honey
1/2 lemon (juice)
3 TBSP vegetable oil
1 TBSP Kosher salt
1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper


Add all ingredients to the Magic Bullet (or to a food processor or blender), and pulse until thick and creamy. Adjust taste to suit

Serve with tossed lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, sliced onions for a fresh taste

Chicken-flavoured Rice

2 cups white rice
3 cups water
1 tsp chicken powder (bouillon)
1 TBSP garlic powder
2 TBSP butter
1 tsp salt


1. Rinse rice and add water
2. Add the garlic powder, chicken powder, and salt; stir and then set to cook
3. When rice is cooked, add butter and mix through thoroughly


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