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M’sian Man Cooks Satay For Korean Colleagues, Leaves Them Asking For More

140 handmade satay sticks from scratch! 😲
Malaysia is famous for its diverse culture and delicious food. Whether it’s traditional dishes or street food favourites, Malaysian cuisine has captured the hearts of people worldwide, attracting travellers and food lovers alike.

Made satay from scratch for Korean colleagues

Korean man enjoying satay
Screenshot via TikTok/@fikriakram91

On social media, food brings people together across borders, and one Malaysian living in South Korea is a perfect example of that. Meet Fikri Akram, aka @fikriakram91 on TikTok, an engineer, who recently wowed not only his Korean coworkers but also viewers worldwide with his culinary skills.

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Korean men enjoying satay
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In a recent TikTok post, Fikri flaunted his cooking skills by whipping up a Malaysian feast for his colleagues in Seoul. He served up satay, peanut sauce, and nasi himpit (compressed rice), classic Malaysian dishes that bring back fond memories and tempt taste buds worldwide.

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They want more!

Satay preps
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What made Fikri’s video stand out wasn’t just the mouthwatering dishes, but also his commitment to authenticity. He showed every step of the preparation process from scratch, earning praise for his professionalism and kitchen expertise.

Fikri akram making satays for korean colleagues
Screenshot via TikTok/@fikriakram91

Fikri’s Korean colleagues had a fantastic reaction. They were thrilled with the 140 handmade satay sticks and were amazed by the flavours of Malaysian cuisine. Some even asked for more, showing just how skilled Fikri is in the kitchen.

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Korean man holding satay stick
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Korean man taking pic of satay
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Fikri’s no stranger to sharing Malaysian grub with his buddies overseas. Remember when he taught them how to eat with a bare hand? Yeah, it was a hit and made him even more of a Malaysian food ambassador.

2-3 hours to prepare 140 satay sticks by himself

Speaking to WeirdKaya, Fikri shared some details about his culinary journey and the hurdles he encountered while cooking up a Malaysian feast for his Korean coworkers.

He shared, “So far, no, they haven’t tried making Malaysian dishes yet. However, we’ve discussed the idea, and they’re planning to teach me how to cook Korean dishes. It’ll be a fun exchange of culinary skills if we find the time!”

When asked about the process of preparing the satay sticks, Fikri revealed:

“Preparing 140 satay sticks was quite the task! I started prepping some of the ingredients the day before to save time. On the day of cooking, it took me around 2-3 hours to cook the satay, including preparing the kuah kacang (peanut sauce).”

‘Small ambassador for Malaysia’

Fikri’s TikTok video is blowing up with 1.8 million views and climbing. People from all over are loving it! Comments poured in, applauding his mission to spread the love for Malaysian food and bring cultures closer together.

Netizen comment
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One user wrote, “Alhamdulillah, Fikri Akram has become a small ambassador for Malaysia in a foreign country. They must be delighted to have a colleague who is good at cooking.”

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Another commented, “So proud of you for putting in the effort to introduce Malaysian food to them.”

Netizen comment
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Yet another chimed in, highlighting the significance of Fikri’s efforts in bridging cultural gaps: “At the same time, this guy has already promoted Malaysian food to his Korean friends. At least when they come to Malaysia, they will know our food.”

Watch the full clip here:

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@fikriakram91

140 cucuk Satay Ayam, Kuah Kacang & Nasi Impit untuk Korean officemate. Masaklah sedap dan special sikit sebelum Ramadhan next week. Haha. Alhamdulillah, semua suka Satay ayam dan Kuah Kacang. Katanya padu macam nasi Lemak. Kali ini ramai yang join sebab dah start testing. Enjoyyyy! #Koreanlife #malaysian #koreanpeople #SouthKorea #fyp #fypシ

♬ Lemak Manis – Roslan Madun

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