Egg Fried Rice – Taishan style

Egg Fried Rice – Taishan style

Lately, egg fried rice has become a viral video recipe sensation. So today I thought it would be fun to post my style of egg fried rice made with lop cheong (Chinese sausage).  I am Taishan, my grandparents come from the southern part of Guangdong 

Asian Carp Fish slider – Carpe diem!

Asian Carp Fish slider – Carpe diem!

  (https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/WaterResources/Pages/AsianCarp.aspx) In a time where we are trying to be more conscientious about what we’re cooking and eating with sustainable foods, the Asian carp fish is a great fish to cook and eat as a sustainable food.  There is an over abundance of Asian 

Salted poached chicken with Ginger garlic sauce

Salted poached chicken with Ginger garlic sauce

Chinese salted chicken with a garlic ginger sauce is a simple good meal for any day of the week. However, I recommend bringing the chicken with a dry salt rub overnight before poaching it in a pot of water. I personally made it because I 

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