NATIONAL DISH QUEST

We fly for food so we’ve made it our mission to try every country’s national dish(es).

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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