Finally. Mr Arthur Wee, this here is my Daging Masak Hitam cooked using the ready made paste that you kindly sent all the way from Sibu. Thank you again, sir! This masak hitam turned out superb!
I referred to Elin's post on how to go about it. What I did before cooking was marinate 400g of beef with one tub of the paste. Since the beef was cold from the fridge, I let it stand to marinate for about an hour.
When ready to cook, I heated some oil and sauteed one stalk of lemongrass and one sliced onion until fragrant. Then I poured in the marinated beef and sauteed briefly. The smell was wonderful!
I transferred the whole lot into the slow cooker as I did not want to keep watching over the stove and risk burning the dish.
I did not add any water because from experience, the meat will release juices and I did not want a runny dish. A few hours later I was rewarded with this beautiful masak hitam beef. Wow. It was delicious. There was no need to adjust for seasoning because everything was just right.
I have two more tubs of the precious paste and these will be reserved for a special occasion.
Oh my! Oh my! It looks so good! Beautiful! Now you have a taste of Sarawak's own masak hitam. Nice, eh? Saving the rest? When is the expiry date?ReplyDelete
It was splendid! So aromatic and so very tasty. The expiry date is sometime 2017 I think. I enjoyed it to the max!Delete
I wanna try!
Yes, do try. Sedap giler!Delete
Saya suka makan daging masak hitam..lawan dgn ns beriani..pergggg mantapReplyDelete
Kena masak nasi beriani pulak nih hee..hee..Delete
Betul! Betul! :DDelete
The best way to cook anything is the "cheat's" way....fast and easy, especially when it comes to dishes that require the assembly of a spice paste....too much work. I'm all for this kind of cooking...as long as it tastes good, who cares! ^_*ReplyDelete
I used to think that using ready made pastes was cheating and does not give me the satisfaction of achieving that "I made it from scratch" bragging rights. But hey, if the paste is good and saves loads of time, so what? Yes, I am embracing the "cheating" method hah..hah..Delete
Thumb up to your Daging Masak Hitam...ReplyDelete
Mmmmmmmmmmm, I would love to try your daging masak hitam. Must taste so wonderful! STP is so kind to send you 3 tubs of the paste.ReplyDelete
Yes, lovely this masak hitam. That paste is worth it's weight in gold :)Delete
sedapnya nampak tu PHReplyDelete
kaknoor jarang guna paste semuanya homemade heee
tapi paste lebih cepat kan
Kak Noor punya lagi asli sebab paste buat sendiri. PH selalunya tak gemar pakai paste sebab macam tak ada kepuasan yang kita buat sendiri. Tapi kalau paste tu berkualiti dan menjimatkan masa, boleh lah pakai sekali-sekala.Delete
Hi Phong Hong..ReplyDelete
I guessed kat Spore ni tak ada jual paste nikan..
kat mana ada jual eh..only in Sarawak ke?..
Memang your daging masak hitam look so sedapp..:)
Hi Ayu! Saya tak pasti kalau ada di jual selain dari Sarawak. So far tak nampak di supermarket kat tempat PH. Paste ni memang bagus sebab masak hitam ni sangat sedap.Delete
Wonder how does it tastes like?ReplyDelete
It taste fantastic! Very aromatic and is salty and slightly sweet.Delete
Daging masak hitam, Sarawak's specialty. I love it. Beef must be tender and the gravy is thick with burst of sweetness and saltiness.ReplyDelete
My first time tasting it and it was love at first taste!Delete
Phong Hong Cheh Cheh...postage from East Msia is very expensive leh...you are one lucky lady! I searched for the paste in KL, couldn't find!ReplyDelete
Ya, previously I tried looking for the paste after trying the Sarawak Laksa paste. If go to Sarawak must borong the whole lot :DDelete
Looks really "sedap"! Definitely can eat with extra rice! :DReplyDelete
It's delicious and very dangerous!Delete
Oops, posted too quickly! So easy and delicious!!ReplyDelete
Super easy and tasted as if I slaved for hours preparing the spice paste hee..hee...Delete
Too bad I don't eat beef, but from the look of it, it does look tasty and delicious, so nice of STP to send you the pasteReplyDelete
It's very tasty and goes so well with plain rice.Delete
Daging Masak Hitam is a Sarawak speciality! It certainly wasn't, not that I know of when I was a nipper in Kuching. I am missing lots 😔ReplyDelete
Well, if you find yourself coming down this way you must take the opportunity to make up for lost time tasting all these wonderful food!Delete
Haha.... no reason to skip cooking. Ready paste now everywhere.ReplyDelete
10 minit dah boleh makan kan PH...
Betul tu, Hainom. Makes life easier :)Delete
Wow! Looks so delicious! The ready made paste makes everything so easy but the problem is we can't find the paste here.ReplyDelete
Ya, I tried looking for it but no luck :(Delete