Sticky recipes are characterized by a glutinous or gummy feeling in the dish which is mostly attributed by a sauce or gravy that glues to the surface of the ingredients like meat or vegetable. Sticky recipes can come in the form of cakes, puddings, rice dishes as well as meat recipes.
Popular Feel Recipes/Foods
Following are the popular sticky recipes –
Thai Mango Sticky Sweet Rice– Also known as Khao Niaow Ma Muang, this traditional Thai sticky food owes its gummy feel to the glutinous rice used in this recipe. This dish is prepared with Thai sweet rice, water, mango slices, brown sugar or maple syrup, coconut milk, cornstarch and vanilla essence and is one of the most sought after sticky recipes. The glutinous Thai rice is first cooked with the coconut milk, water and sugar/syrup till the entire liquid has been soaked by the rice. This makes the food pasty in feel. To add to its stickiness, cornstarch solution is added to the rice and boiled. This recipe for this dish, which is commonly served with mangoes, is one of most popular sticky recipes from Thailand.
Roast Sticky Chicken-Rotisserie Style– One of the best sticky recipes in the non-vegetarian category, this sticky food comes with gluey feel which is contributed by the pan juices of the cooked chicken which caramelizes at the end of the cooking and turns gummy. According to this recipe, the chicken is first marinated with the spice rub containing different peppers, thyme, powdered garlic, onion, paprika and salt. The meat is then refrigerated overnight and baked uncovered the next day. This is one of the most used sticky recipes for cooking chicken.
Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken– This can be easily recommended as one of the most delicious sticky recipes good enough to be eaten both as an appetizer or a side dish. For this sticky food, the chicken strips are seasoned with salt and pepper and deep-fried. Then, it is simmered in a sauce made by mixing soy sauce, ginger, hot sauce, garlic, honey and brown sugar. The sugar contained in the sauce lends a glutinous feel to the dish and this makes the food sticky.
Sticky Lemon Rolls with Lemon Cream Cheese Glaze– Modeled after the cinnamon rolls and bread, this roll prepared with a buttery dough, lemon and nutmeg, this dish owes all its gluey feeling to the gooey sugar and lemon filling and the cream cheese coating. For this sticky food, first a sticky dough is prepared by adding the key glutinous ingredients to the flour like sugar, butter, milk and eggs. Then rolls are made from the dough, baked and filled with a soft and glutinous filling.