NATIONAL DISH QUEST

We fly for food so we’ve made it our mission to try every country’s national dish(es). The articles in this category will describe the many national dishes we’ve tried around the world like Vietnam’s banh mi, Greece’s souvlaki, and Hong Kong’s dim sum, just to name a few.

MALAYSIA: A Festival of Flavor and Texture Called Nasi Lemak (Recipe)

MALAYSIA: A Festival of Flavor and Texture Called Nasi Lemak (Recipe)

Nasi lemak is one of my absolute favorite things to eat in Malaysia. I just love all its different flavors and textures, especially that spicy sambal! If you've never had nasi lemak before, it's basically a breakfast dish consisting of fragrant rice served with chicken, fried ikan bilis (small anchovies), roasted peanuts, cucumber slices, sambal, and a hard-boiled egg.
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