Prandium Palmarius |Asian Fine Dining

Even though this in Asian inspired dinner , I named it in Latin (directly translated to ‘dinner masterpiece’ )to match its visual sophistication. This gourmet Asian dinner is a stellar representation of how the right color combinations on a plate can elevate normal food into culinary masterpieces. I kid you not, this dinner is one easiest meals on my blog. It only looks complex because the arrangement of the food and decorative elements but it’s really just : bbq beef cubes , chicken dumplings, broccoli, spring rolls and sweet n sour  chicken cubes. All the elements of this dish merge so effortlessly to create an unforgettable mouthwatering experience for your tastebuds!

For the beef

  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce 
  • 3/4 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/4 cup beef flavored thickening powder 
  • 2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  •  1 onion diced  
  • 400g beef sliced
Spring rolls and the filling
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tsp garlic 
  • 2 chicken breasts (cooked and shredded)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 15 spring roll sheets ( store-bought or homemade)

Chicken dumplings

Chicken cubes 

  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce 
  • 1/4 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken flavored thickening powder 
  • 2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water 
  • 1 onion diced  
  • 400g beef sliced

Decorative elements 
  • Carrot ribbons 
  • Cucumber ribbons
  • 1 cup boiled broccoli 


Beef cubes 

  1. In a saucepan, the beef (on high heat )and season them with salt and 1 tbsp of black pepper.
  2. When the beef is fully cooked ( this should take about 20 minutes), add the the tomato sauce, bbq sauce, black pepper, hot water and sugar  to the pan.
  3. Mix everything and let the stew thicken . ( This should take 10 minutes on medium-high heat)

Repeat that for the chicken cubes

Spring rolls

  1. On medium high heat, add about 2 tablespoons of cooking oil to a pan and let the oil heat before adding all the ingredients for the spring roll filling to the pan .
  2. Cook for about 20 minutes.
  3. To assemble the spring rolls, place about 2 tablespoons of the filling on one corner of the spring roll sheet, then fold in the sides of the spring roll sheet towards the centre  before rolling the rest of the sheet.Brush some egg onto the end of the spring roll sheet so it sticks

Chicken dumplings