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Yakitori Sticks Recipe. Nothing could be easier and simpler than this Yakitori recipe.

Yakitori Sticks Recipe

This basic marinade can be used for different kinds of meat like pork and chicken. Throw in steaming rice in your menu as an optional order and get ready for a sizzling start! For the Pinoy version, see Pork Barbecue recipeMakes 15 sticks (5 per meat) Prep Time 30 minutes Cooking Time 30 minutes 160 grams boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces160 grams beef tenderloin, cut into bite-sized pieces160 grams pork tenderloin, cut into bite-sized pieces15 (1-inch) slices onion leeks salt and pepper For the marinade1/4 cup soy sauce1/4 cup honey1 tablespoon rice wine1 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon grated ginger 1 Season chicken, beef, and pork pieces separately with salt and pepper. 2 Make the marinade: In a bowl, whisk ingredients together until just combined. 3 Dip each meat skewer in marinade and grill on a preheated griller at 350ºF until cooked, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Taro and prawn cakes (banh cong) recipe. Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing) with Garlic Soy Dipping Sauce. Scallion pancakes or Cōng yóu bǐng (葱油饼) are the quintessential Chinese snack.

Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing) with Garlic Soy Dipping Sauce

When we were younger, my sister and I used to come home from school and take a scallion pancake out of the freezer to relieve those after-school hunger pangs. You can find them in restaurants, the frozen foods section of the Chinese grocery store, or street cart vendors. All of those places are pretty good, but why not make them at home? It’s so easy. The cong you bing dough is literally just flour and water , add scallions, salt, some elbow grease, a hot pan and Scallion pancakes are served! There’s really no excuse, people…let’s be real here. You can serve these Chinese pancakes with whatever dipping sauce you like, but I really like this combination of garlic, soy sauce, and a touch of vinegar. Okay. For the pancakes: 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour½ cup hot water1-2 scallions, choppedSaltVegetable oil1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds.

Spicy Meatball Banh Mi. This meatball banh mi with pickled carrot and daikon, Sriracha mayo, cilantro, and jalapeno, is the most surprisingly delicious thing I’ve made in a while.

Spicy Meatball Banh Mi

If you’re not already familiar, banh mi are a kind of Vietnamese sandwich, usually made with a soft Vietnamese baguette, raw veggies, and some kind of protein––often grilled pork or a pork cutlet. This banh mi recipe is made with juicy homemade pork meatballs, seasoned with garlic, herbs, Sriracha, and fish sauce. AMAZING. Katsudon. Hi all, we have a brief interruption of our regular programming to announce that we’ve been named a finalist in Saveur‘s 2015 Best Blog Awards in the category “Best Special Interest Blog!”


We want to thank everyone who nominated us–this is really a big milestone for us and something we’ve been hoping to achieve for a while now. But in order to win, we still need your votes! Moo Shu Pork. I know what you’re wondering.

Moo Shu Pork

Hey, Judy, are you sure this is Moo Shu Pork? Cold Tofu Salad. Here’s the next dish in our “Cooking with Grandma” series: Cold Tofu Salad.

Cold Tofu Salad

In a Chinese meal, you’ll often start with cold dishes. These often consist of cold veggies, tofu, or meat dressed with light sauces and dressings. They’re especially great in the summer, when you want to eat food that’s light and cooling. Here’s one healthy, easy, fool-proof example. Chinese Drunken Chicken. Oh, drunken chicken, how I love thee!

Chinese Drunken Chicken

Red Curry Chicken. This red curry chicken is as easy as cooking gets.

Red Curry Chicken

After making the miraculously simple 15-minute Coconut Curry Noodle Soup recipe a few months ago, I realized what a magical ingredient canned curry paste is. It adds a ton of flavor with minimal effort––emphasis on minimal. This recipe has fewer than 10 ingredients, takes less than a half hour to make, and it’s a one pot meal worthy of any weeknight. If you’re wondering where to find red curry paste, head to any Asian grocery store, and look for a little red can labeled…you guessed it––red curry paste. Hakka Style Stuffed Tofu. My parents grew up in southern China in the Guangdong province as descendants of the Hakka Chinese – Hak-kâ; 客家.

Hakka Style Stuffed Tofu

When we were young, we spoke the Hakka dialect at home and the more common Cantonese dialect when out in Chinatown or the larger Chinese community. Each region in China has its own cuisine and local specialties. We grew up with a lot of traditional southern Chinese dishes, including this Hakka-style Stuffed Tofu. My mom made this dish often, and as I hung around the kitchen quite a bit when she cooked, the recipe was stamped into my brain. You’ll need: 1 package firm tofu3 oz. ground pork1 oz. salted fish (or subsitute 4 small anchovy filets), optional1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger2 teaspoons shaoxing winewhite pepper1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon corn starch1 scallion1 tablespoon oyster sauce1 teaspoon dark or mushroom soy sauce Cut tofu into 2-inch squares about 3/4 inch thick and set aside.

Sweet and Sour Pork Chops. Sweet and sour pork chops, or Peking pork chops, are a bit of an Americanized “Chinese” dish.

Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

But that doesn’t mean people don’t enjoy it! We’ve had lots of requests for a sweet and sour pork recipe, and we’re answering the call. Our sweet and sour pork recipe uses maple syrup as the sweetening agent, giving our version of “Peking Pork Chops” a hint of maple flavor to compliment the tangy sauce. The first time I tasted a dish with maple and pork, the first thing that came into my mind was, “pancake syrup and pork?” ; the very next thought, after my taste buds sent signals to my brain, was “wow, that is brilliant!”

After you make sweet and sour pork for the first time, you can experiment with the sauce ingredients to customize it to your own liking–more sweet, more sour–the world is your oyster! Soy Sauce Chicken. Soy Sauce Chicken or “See Yao Gai” is a quintessential Cantonese favorite, found hanging under heat lamps in many Chinatown restaurant windows. You’ll find it near the poached chickens, roast ducks, and roast pork. All have their merits, but a Soy Sauce Chicken done right is tough to beat. It’s Judy’s favorite food to pick up when in Chinatown, and there is just something about the flavor of this chicken that makes it so satisfying and tasty each time we get it. These days, a 4 to 5 pound soy sauce chicken runs about 23 bucks, which is totally worth it, but also more reason to make it at home.

Thai Black Sticky Rice Dessert (Two Honeymoon Dessert copycat recipes!) As summer winds down (scary that were getting into August already), every year I inevitably start thinking about my summer checklist: Have I gone to the beach? [not yet.. :( ]Did I go camping/hiking/fishing? [check! See my post here!] Have I had enough BBQ/grilled foods to last me through fall and winter? Cantonese Chicken & Salted Fish Fried Rice. For many Chinese and ABCs (American-born Chinese), this dish is an absolute no-brainer. When it’s on the menu, you must have it, no matter whom you’re eating with and how disgusted they may or may not be by your meal choice. Feel no shame, my friend! As for our non-Asian friends, this might sound perhaps a bit too adventurous, at best. At its worst, it sounds like something Andrew Zimmern might describe with one of his crazy adjectives.

Fetid. Copycat Takeout Egg Rolls. Egg rolls–the quintessential Chinese takeout food. This egg roll recipe is a copycat of the basic version you’ll find in takeout places and Chinese buffets. Egg rolls are a very much Americanized creation that evolved from Chinese spring rolls (check out our Shanghai Style Spring Roll recipe). We decided to post this egg roll recipe after one of our readers asked us how to make them. It’s been a very long time since I made them in my parents’ takeout restaurant, and I’ve never actually made them at home. But we figured there were probably more curious people out there who’d want to give this recipe a try. I first attempted to make these beside my father, who was a Chinese chef working at the Holiday Inn restaurant in upstate New York before he became a business owner working in his own restaurant.

Everyday Vegetable Stir-Fry. We call this our “everyday” vegetable stir-fry, because all too often, when we’ve got a fridge full of veggies–bits and pieces we haven’t used throughout the week, we pull out this recipe and use whatever vegetables we have on hand to make an easy side dish. Feel free to use whatever you’ve got in the fridge.

If you add some tofu, it can also be a great vegetarian main dish. Ingredients: 2 stalks celery, cut into bite size pieces 2 carrots, thinly sliced 2 cups snow peas, trimmed 5 fresh shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 long hot red pepper (if you prefer a milder flavor, use ½ of a red bell pepper) 1 long hot green pepper (or ½ of a green bell pepper) 3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced 3 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon hot bean paste 2 tablespoons shaoxing wine ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper ½ teaspoon sesame oil Salt. Sticky Rice Mushroom Shumai w/ Homemade Wrappers (Vegan) 9-Layer Scallion Pancakes. For a long time, when I would try to make scallion pancakes, I would end up with a lifeless, flat cracker resembling matzo (which is good stuff, but probably not the best comparison for a pancake).

Mushroom Noodles. This is a great dish for mushroom lovers, as well as vegetarians and vegans alike (just leave out the pork). CANTONESE SOY SAUCE PAN-FRIED NOODLES. The very first post on our blog was a recipe for Simple, Spicy Pan-fried Noodles. Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings. I have three words for these Honey Sriracha Chicken Wings: Finger. Lickin’. Good. The ONLY Dumpling Recipe You'll Ever Need. Tilapia and Mixed Vegetable Stir-Fry. Buddha's Delight (Lo Han Jai) Stir-Fried Clams in Black Bean Sauce. Steak and Scallion Rice Cake Stir-Fry. Lots of families are big on chicken. Roast chicken, grilled chicken, chicken pastas, chicken pot-pie, chicken Caesar salad, you get the drill. But for as long as I can remember, whenever my family had a choice of protein, the default tended to be beef.

15-Minute Coconut Curry Noodle Soup. Spicy Cold Tofu (Liangban Dofu) Steamed Shrimp with Glass Noodles. Scallion Ginger Shrimp (Redux!) Vegetable Lo Mein. Chinese Ribs w/ a Sesame Crust. Not Your Takeout Place's General Tso's Chicken. Beef and Pepper Stir-fry. Lightning Lunchtime Chicken & Rice. Creamy Roasted Choy Sum Pesto Pasta. Steamed Egg. Chongqing Chicken. Vegetable Five Spice Tofu Stir-Fry. Youtiao (Chinese Fried Dough) Cumin Lamb. A Cheung Fun Recipe (Homemade Rice Noodles), Two Ways. Shiitake Mushroom Tortellini w/ Soy Cream Sauce. Hot and Sour Soup. Steamed Shanghai Soup Dumplings (Xiaolongbao) Lanzhou Beef Noodle Soup. Steamed Shanghai Soup Dumplings (Xiaolongbao) Ants Climbing A Tree. Hong Kong Egg Tarts. Classic Pork Fried Rice. Dan Dan Noodles. Vegetable Dumplings. Thirsty For Tea Dim Sum Recipe # 9: Chicken Curry Puffs.

Thirsty For Tea Dim Sum Recipe #11 : Vegetable Egg Rolls. Thirsty For Tea Dim Sum Recipe #1: Siu Mai Dumplings. Thirsty For Tea Dim Sum Recipe # 13: Coconut Milk Pudding. Thai Sweet and Sour Tofu Recipe. Sushi Rice Bowl Recipe. Thai Steak Salad Recipe. Miso Ramen Recipe. Pressure Cooker Ramen Recipe. Korean Japchae Zucchini Noodles Recipe. Happy Chinese New Year Double Lucky Gifts – Tangerine Peel Chicken and Easy Orange Applique. FM back in the kitchen: Chinese Green Onion Pancakes. Ginger Scallion Slurping Noodles. Spicy Miso Pork Ramen Noodles. Quick Mao Pao Tofu Recipe. Hatch Chili Tantanmen Recipe.

Red Bean and Coconut Rice Cake Chinese New Year Dessert. Oriental Pork Chop Recipe - Egg Wan's Food Odyssey. Braised Chinese Chestnut Chicken Recipe. Ma Po Tofu Recipe. General Tso Chicken Recipe. Thai Rice Noodle Seafood Salad - Egg Wan's Food Odyssey. Deep Fried Prawn Balls with Almond Flakes. Cockle Meatballs Recipe. Thai Chicken Salad Recipe - Egg Wan's Food Odyssey. Peanut Noodles With Chicken. Miso Ramen Noodles. Mango Gazpacho with Quick Pickled Shrimp Plus 5 Fruity Recipes. Chinese Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing. 7 Spice Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls. Vietnamese Curry Chicken and Rice Noodle Salad Bowl. Grilled Shrimp Vietnamese Spring Rolls. Thai Basil Chicken and 5 Savory Basil-Enhanced Pasta Recipes. Garlic Soba Noodles with Grilled Shrimp.

Broccoli and Shiitake Mushrooms With or Without Soba Noodles. 5 Ingredient Thai Pumpkin Soup. Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup. Baked Chicken Wings with Thai Peanut Sauce. Thai Coconut Noodle Salad. Thai Quinoa Salad. Barley delight.