Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice

This recipe is a variation on the Spicy Shrimp Crispy Rice (link to buy eel sauce in that post) I made a while ago from Cooking with Cocktail Rings (which has gorgeous food pics btw). This version uses the same technique to make a crispy rice base, but tops it with spicy tuna topping insteadContinue reading “Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice”

Mongolian Chicken

Mongolian chicken is another quick and easy Chinese takeout make at home meal. It has simple ingredients and technique, but a lot of flavor. Tender strips of chicken are lightly fried with cornstarch to give a crispy texture and they are served in a sweet, spicy ginger garlic and chili sauce with vegetables and rice.Continue reading “Mongolian Chicken”

Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables

This recipe comes from the wonderful Woks of Life. I pretty much love any recipe from that site. Roast pork with Chinese vegetables combines the amazingly flavorful Char Siu pork with tons of veggies for a delicious and complete meal. I typically sous vide my char siu when I’m making BBQ pork buns, but IContinue reading “Chinese Roast Pork with Vegetables”

Lemon Chicken

Lemon chicken is a Chinese takeout favorite, and this recipe is basically my friend’s amazing sweet and sour chicken, but with lemon sauce instead of sweet and sour sauce. In this recipe the chicken is fried in a crispy breading made from cornstarch, but you could also used pan seared chicken breast instead if youContinue reading “Lemon Chicken”

Crispy Sesame Salmon Rice Bowls

Salmon is such a hearty and versatile fish. You can make it so many different ways and it is delicious. I love salmon when it has crispy edges so this recipe sounded great to me. Crispy sesame salmon rice bowls are quick and easy to make and good for you too. I think this isContinue reading “Crispy Sesame Salmon Rice Bowls”

Kimchi Fried Rice

We pretty much love any and all fried rice, but this kimchi fried rice with little bits of pan fried spam is up there on my list of favorites. Spicy, sour, salty, meaty…. it has all the good things. It is similar to other fried rice, but with the addition of kimchi, Korean chili pasteContinue reading “Kimchi Fried Rice”

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung pao chicken is one of my favorite Chinese food stir fry dishes. It is super easy to make at home. This is one of my go to recipes for when I need a quick, healthy dinner that is still really satisfying to eat. The original dish only calls for chicken, seasoned with ginger, garlic,Continue reading “Kung Pao Chicken”

Dukguk (Korean New Year’s Soup)

Dukguk is a Korean soup made with rice cakes, egg, seaweed, sometimes mandu (dumplings). It can be made with seafood broth or any kind of meat. My husband got this recipe from his Korean mom, so this is the way she makes it. It is traditionally eaten on New Year’s day for good luck andContinue reading “Dukguk (Korean New Year’s Soup)”

Cashew Chicken

Around the holidays we can get a little burned out and a little overloaded on indulgent food. Cashew chicken is light, delicious and so quick to make. This is another of my go to recipes when I know I won’t have a lot of time to make dinner. Tender pieces of chicken are cooked withContinue reading “Cashew Chicken”

Korean Beef Burritos

Korean beef burritos are a fun and delicious way to eat bulgogi (thinly sliced, marinated steak). I love this twist on a typical burrito. I don’t know about you, but I think hybrid cuisine is amazing. What could be better than taking wonderful food from two different cultures and bringing it together? The results areContinue reading “Korean Beef Burritos”