The traditional chicken masala is chicken cooked in creamy curry sauce that typically served over rice. In this version of chicken masala, I take a whole chicken that is broken down into eight standard pieces and marinate in a yogurt spiced blend then bake over a bed of sliced onions until the skin is golden brown and the chicken comes out super moist and flavorful. Serve over rice with the cooked onions and pan drippings drizzled over it all. The garam masala spices can be found in most grocery stores or can be made from scratch.
Short ribs are a great hearty winter entree , as they are loaded with marbled meat that cooks extremely tender, packed with flavor and really easy to make. Peruvian food is a great melting pot of food as there is big influence from different migrations such as Chinese, European, Indian and Japanese immigrants in the past few centuries. In this peruvian-style short ribs, it is braised an asian-spiced sauce that fills the beef with a delicious flavor and comes out fork tender. The recipe can be done in either a slow cooker or in a dutch oven with the instructions below.
Chinese restaurant-style fried rice is a simple, quick and easy dish that can be made with leftover meat and rice. You can make this fried rice with chicken, beef, pork or even tofu as a vegetarian option. Fried rice has ingredients that most pantry's have and can be made in under 20 minutes to feed a whole family and tends to be a money conscious dish. Check out the recipe below in post.
When you typical hear about barbecued chinese pork you think of the red tinged pork that is a staple in every takeout chinese takeout place all over the states. This chinese barbecue pork is different preparation then typically done, but is still packed with flavor as it rubbed in the dry marinate then cooked slow for few hours and covered in a sweet glaze that caramelizes at the very last minutes. It is definitely worth the few hours to have this incredibly tasty, juicy and tender chinese barbecue pork. Check out the recipe below.
It is the season for backyard barbecues and get together, these barbecue asian drumsticks have a great sweet, sticky and peppery flavor that will have people coming back for more. The drumsticks are tossed with chinese five spice then covered with a great asian-inspired barbecue sauce that has oyster sauce, ginger, chili paste rice vinegar and sesame oil. these are a perfect addition to any party. Check out the recipe below in post.
Looking for a quick and easy dinner idea that takes less then 20 minutes? This spring chicken and vegetable stir fry is packed with vibrant green vegetables and tender chicken breast with a home made sauce made from fish and oyster sauce, fresh squeezed lime juice and a touch of chicken stock. This stir fry is finished off with fresh herbs and a bit of crunch from the cashews. Check out the recipe towards the bottom of the post and feel free to share with anyone you know looking for a light and healthy dish that is packed with great flavor.
Some of the best meals are the meals that are made with a few simple ingredients and is simple to make in a short time. This Red Curry Peanut Noodles with Shrimp is a meal that has great simple ingredients that are pack with flavors and the whole meal can be made in under 20 minutes total. The heat of the meal can be easy adjusted by the amount of curry paste you use. The peanut butter does tend to tame the heat but there is a bit of heat that still makes it through. at the end. The shrimp can be easily replaced with chicken or some other protein that fits your preference more. This is a great meal for the peanut lover which my family is full of.
Some of my favorite recipes to cook are the meals that take time cook slowly over a few hours and fills your house with the sweet smell of what is coming out of the oven or slow cooker. I am not sure if the food just tastes better or just the hunger of me waiting for the food to be ready. I like to believe it the the first part. These easy glazed korean short ribs are nothing but great tasting. The sweetness of the brown sugar and honey mixed with the acid of the soy sauce with a bit of heat from the chili paste just make a great combination that the whole family will love. All of the cooking liquid in crusts the meat so it comes out tender and juicy. Check out the recipe below.
Chicken wings are one of the most popular appetizers we have around. there is so many different ways to prepare them. These Honey-Soy Chicken Wings are a perfect balance of sweet and the little bit of heat from the chili sauce makes it so you cant just have one. The preparation is only a few minutes and the oven baking keeps them healthier by not frying but still packed with flavor.
In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients besides the chicken, mix until well combined.
Place the chicken into a gallon size re-sealable bag and pour the marinate into the bag. Seal the bag with as much air removed as possible and shake to cover the chicken.
Refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 475F, place the chicken on a foil lined sheet pan, pour remaining marinate on top of the chicken. Bake for 25minutes and fully cooked, turning the chicken 2-3 times throughout the cooking.
Homemade pot stickers are extremely easy to make and can be fun for the whole family to make, and with this recipe makes about 4 dozen which you will need the extra help. The flavor of these Korean style beef pot stickers will make you stay away from the easy store bought ones you kind in you local. Plus all of the ingredients are easy to find in any grocery store.
The first thing you want to do is combine the ground beef, onion, shredded carrots, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey and chili paste. Mix until you a mixture that is well combined.
Place about a teaspoon of filling into the center the wrapper. Dab your finger in the egg and drag it across two edges of the wrapper. fold over and press to seal. The wrappers should be full but not leaking out.
Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and or vegetable oil. When the oil is hot add the prepared pot stickers and fry both sides until brown. Once they're cooked on both sides, add 1/4 cup of water and cover over and reduce heat to medium-low. Steam for about 3-5 minutes.
For the dipping sauce, add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and chili paste in a bowl and mix until combine.
Check out a video for a wanton roll up that uses a similar recipe for an additional appetizer.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!