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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

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Ayam Masak Kicap

main dish | Fusion, Malay, Thai
Ayam Masak Kicap, Ayam Masak Kicap
Ayam Masak Kicap
fast prepared dish based on soy sauce and chili sauce with chicken and veggies
also known as:
Ayam Kicap, soy-sauce chicken

Masak Kicap (kicap means soy sauce in Malay) is one the types of Thai-influenced Malay cookings usually available on the dinner menu in Malaysia. It is prepared after you order the dish contrary to the buffet-style Mixed Rice (Nasi Campur) dishes that are usually offered for lunch in the Malay kitchen. Ayam Masak Kicap normally comes with with rice (nasi putih).



ingedients:
soy sauce, chili sauce, chicken, cauliflower, onion, carrots...

Where to find?
Malay restaurants and some Indian Mamak restaurants (with Malay cooks)

Ayam Masak Kicap
Ayam Masak Kicap



related entries:

Ayam Masak Merah

Malay dish with tomato-based sauce, literally means red cooked Chicken

Malay Tom Yam stalls and restaurants

Malay stalls or restaurants serving thai-style food

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