Asia Unplated With Diana Chan

February 2020

Season 1 Episode 9 - South Indian

4.0 3 x
Southern Indian cooking is distinctly influenced by the abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables found in the region. Sarah Todd’s love of Indian cuisine has led her to open up restaurants in Goa and Mumbai, documented on the SBS television series, My Restaurant in India. Sarah starts with vindaloo pork ribs topped with Goa...

Season 1 Episode 8 - Indonesian

3.0 7 x
From rendang to satay and nasi goreng, the flavours of Indonesia are well loved across Asia. Diana decides to showcase her favourite spicy Indonesian relish, sambal matah, on top of a glorious whole snapper grilled in banana leaves. Former MasterChef contestant, Jess Lemon knows Indonesian cuisine back to front, and share...
January 2020

Beef bulgogi

2.5 4 x
Thin slices of tender marinated beef wrapped in crispy lettuce cups - this is a simple and healthy Korean classic that's great for entertaining.


3.0 9 x
Kimchi is a classic Korean pickle that can be made from just about any vegetable. This one uses wombok (Chinese cabbage) and is pungent and addictive.

Vegetable bibimbap

4.0 2 x
This nourishing bowl of vegetable-based goodness can be whipped up in just 20 minutes.

Season 1 Episode 6 - Singaporean

4.0 8 x
Singaporean cuisine is widely influenced by several ethnic groups that make up the population. MasterChef winner Sashi Cheliah, who grew up in Singapore, shares his quick and easy briyani recipe which has a distinct Indian flair. Next up is the famous Singaporean fish head curry, which has mixed Indian and Chinese influenc...

Fish head curry

3.0 18 x
Fish heads have a surprising amount of meat and flavour. Once you cook them, you'll never want to let them go to waste!

Hokkien mee

3.0 1 x
This is no regular noodle stir-fry, it's one reinforced with the deep flavours of a broth made from pork bones and prawn shells.

Quick and easy biryani

1.5 3 x
Often served as a side dish, this biryani can easily be a one-dish meal, complete with rice, chicken and a heap of spices.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Cantonese

3.0 4 x
The celebration of Cantonese cooking begins in one of Melbourne’s most iconic restaurants, Flower Drum, in the heart of Chinatown. MasterChef alumni and friend, Karlie Verkerk, shares her recipe for Yum Cha and her favourite dessert, mango pudding. For the main course, Diana creates Pak Cham Kai, which translates to 'white...