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Whole30: Orange Chicken

Whole30: Orange Chicken

Whole30 allows for us to use 100% pure juice for flavoring a dish. I took that idea and made orange chicken with, diced sweet potatoes, broccoli, and onions. I use 100% freshly squeezed orange I get at the local supermarket. It’s easy and anybody can […]

30 Minute Meal Teriyaki salmon over Choy-Sum

30 Minute Meal Teriyaki salmon over Choy-Sum

  The truth about 30-minute meals is preparation you do 30 or even 40 minutes prior to making that meal happens. If you want a starch with the protein and vegetable you need to take the time to make the rice or potatoes. Another truth […]

How to Make Chinese Broccoli ( Gai-Lan)

How to Make Chinese Broccoli ( Gai-Lan)

  It’s a new year means, it’s a new you!  At the start of this year, I craved the simple things in life like Chinese broccoli, also known as Gai-Lan. It’s a healthy leafy green.  Last night I made it with a simple steaming and […]

Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

Chinese Clay Pot Cooking

  Chinese version of a casserole dish is cooked in a traditional clay pot. We have cooked rice underneath the topping. Everything is cooked separately and then combined together to cook again for another 20 minutes to immerse the rice with the topping. You can […]

Crab Rangoon

Crab Rangoon

Crab rangoon is a popular fast food fried appetizer found at many Chinese food restaurants. Crab rangoon is a hot cream cheese filling using imitation crab sticks. That’s right. Crab rangoon isn’t actually made with real crab meat, but with imitation crab meat. The imitation […]

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Steam Spare Ribs in Clay pot

Simple and easy clay pot cooking.  I don’t use my clay pot enough,  but I should because it does a great job steaming my spare ribs.  A Chinese clay pot is easy to find at your local Asian market.  They come in small. medium and […]

Cutting Flank steak against the grain

Cutting Flank steak against the grain

What does it mean to cut red flank steak meat against the grain?  It’s basically means you are cutting against the fiber muscles in order to get a tender piece of meat. You want to cut against the grain when you are preparing red meat […]

Singapore Fried Rice

Singapore Fried Rice

I have to admit this was my first time using ” Minute Rice ” for any recipe. It was easy to follow the directions to make long grain Minute Premium Rice. I loved how easy it was to make rice in 5 minutes. Here is my […]

Scallion fried rice with eggs

Scallion fried rice with eggs

It’s a soy sauce free fried rice, it’s a side dish meant to pair with a Vietnamese  lemongrass pork chop that I made to go along with it. Of course you pair it with any meat, chicken breast or steak. If you don’t want any meat […]

Watercress Soup with Undon Noodles

Watercress Soup with Undon Noodles

One of the easiest soups to make. It’s healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. There is a long way and a short way about it.  It’s all up to you. This recipe requires chicken broth. You can make your own chicken broth from […]