Tuesday, August 09, 2016

[Recipe] Marmite4UMarmite4Me : Hearty Dish For the Young , Grown up and Elderly

Welcome to the World of Marmite! Most of us should have heard of and eaten before food prepared or cooked with Marmite but not many would have known the history of Marmite.

Marmite has a strong heritage in history. In fact, it was invented by a German scientist, Justus Liebig in the late 19th Century. He accidentally discovered that the useless leftover brewer's yeast could be concentrated, bottled and eaten. It was first made edible and sold to the British public over 100 years ago.

Marmite is a French term for a large covered earthenware or metal cooking pot which the yeast extract was supplied in originally. The image of this pot has since been used as a logo for the label. Now, Marmite is sold in the bulbous glass jars that we are all so familiar with today.

Beside being 100% Vegetarian, Marmite is also Halal certified. Rich in Vitamin B, Marmite plays a useful part in many people's diet. It is also a rich source of folic acid, that many women of child-bearing age are found to be deficient of. The brand has successfully established itself as a healthy spread for children. In fact, I remember my mum mixing this in plain porridge to make it flavourful and nutritious. It can also be as simple as adding hot water to make marmite soup but today I'm going to share a more complex recipe of cooking Marmite Chicken Wing  


Ingredients needed: 

- 400g Mid Wings, cleaned
- 50g Whole Garlic, peeled & quick fry
- 50g Whole Shallot, peeled & quick fry
- 30g Red Chili
- 20g Spring Onion, cut short
- 40ml Vegetable Oil


- 1/2 tbsp Marmite Sauce
- 1 tbsp Hot Bean Sauce
- 1/2 tsp Sugar
- 1/2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
- 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
- 60 ml water

Method of Preparation:

1. Mixed all seasoning together and set aside.
2. Pre sear chicken wings for few minutes (half cooked)
3. Heat up pan, add oil and half cooked chicken wings
4. Add seasoning sauce mixture and stir till seasoning reduce about 5 minutes
5. Add garlic, shalot, chili and stir
6. Add spring onion and the dish is ready to be served

Marmite Chicken Wings ready to be served! Looks good!

Available at all supermarkets, the retail price of the 3 different sized bottles are as follow: 115g bottle for $3.69, 230g bottle for $6.47 and 470g bottle for $12.33.

However, if you are not sure whether you are a Marmite fan, you may wish to head over to SampleStore.com here to redeem for your FREE Marmite bottle sample! *Sampling has already launched on 8th August 2016 and I understand they are currently OUT OF STOCK due to the popular demand


After redeeming the free sample, share in your Sample Store review of your personal experience on how you enjoyed using the Marmite free sample. Eg, mixing in soup, toast or cooking. 3 winners will be picked to each win the 3 different sized bottles. Winners will be announced on Sample Store Instagram & Facebook page. Contest ends 30th September 2016.

Ending my post with the rest of the dishes prepared by the hubby. It's a stay home National Day this year and while we are catching the National Day Parade on TV, we also caught Psyduck who decided to make a special appearance at our house. Pokemon Go is such a hype now. I just find it very cute to take photos with. Hehe. Happy 51st Birthday, Singapore!  


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