Vietnamese Shaking Beef (Bo Luc lac)

Vietnamese Shaking Beef (Bo Luc lac) Serves 3 Ingredients Beef Marinade 2 lbs sirloin (trim off excess fat and cut into 1-inch cubes) 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 garlic cloves (mince) Sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small red, white or yellow onion (slice into thin wedges) 1 garlic clove (mince) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon fish sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons granulated sugar Lime Dipping Sauce (Optional) 2-3 teaspoons lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Salad Lettuce Watercress Tomatoes … Continue reading Vietnamese Shaking Beef (Bo Luc lac)

Bo Nuong Xa

Bo Nuong Xa Recipe By:Maryellen “Marinated lemon grass beef skewers that can be broiled or grilled. This is a traditional Vietnamese dish, best if dipped in Nuaoc Cham sauce.” Ingredients 2 teaspoons white sugar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 stalks lemon grass, minced 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 1/2 pounds sirloin tip, thinly sliced skewers 12 leaves romaine lettuce fresh cilantro for garnish fresh basil for garnish fresh mint for garnish thinly sliced green onion for garnish Directions In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, soy sauce, pepper, garlic, lemon grass, … Continue reading Bo Nuong Xa

Vietnamese Beef And Lettuce Curry

Vietnamese Beef And Lettuce Curry Recipe By:WOBBLY “A delicious mild curry to serve with steamed or boiled rice that’s relatively simple to prepare. The use of lettuce in cooked meals is also an interesting novelty for Western tastes used to having it only in salads and buffet dishes.” Ingredients 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice 2 cups water 5 teaspoons white sugar 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup fish sauce 5 tablespoons water 1 1/2 tablespoons chile sauce 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground beef 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 (28 … Continue reading Vietnamese Beef And Lettuce Curry

Chicken Jook with Lots of Vegetables

Chicken Jook with Lots of Vegetables Recipe By:MTCHYG “This is a creamy Chinese rice porridge also known as congee. It cooks perfectly in a slow cooker too. Serve garnished with additional scallions and soy sauce.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 bone-in chicken thighs salt and ground black pepper to taste 1/2 cup chopped scallions 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 6 cups water 1 cup short-grain brown rice 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage 1 cup snow peas 1 cup bean sprouts 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/2 … Continue reading Chicken Jook with Lots of Vegetables

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken “Spicy chicken with peanuts, similar to what is served in Chinese restaurants. It is easy to make, and you can be as sloppy with the measurements as you want. They reduce to a nice, thick sauce. Substitute cashews for peanuts, or bamboo shoots for the water chestnuts. Ingredients 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into chunks 2 tablespoons white wine 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 2 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons water 1 ounce hot chile paste 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar 2 teaspoons brown sugar 4 green onions, … Continue reading Kung Pao Chicken

Chinese Spareribs

Chinese Spareribs This recipe is pretty simple, and yields tender, juicy, tangy ribs. Ingredients 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sake 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh garlic 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder 1 pound pork spareribs Directions In a shallow glass dish, mix together the hoisin sauce, ketchup, honey, soy sauce, sake, rice vinegar, lemon juice, ginger, garlic and five-spice powder. Place the ribs in the dish, and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for … Continue reading Chinese Spareribs

Stir Fried Wok Vegetables

Stir Fried Wok Vegetables “This is a simple, Asian-style side dish of stir fried vegetables out of the wok.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger (optional) 3 serrano chile peppers, seeded and chopped (optional) 1/2 cup baby corn, cut in half 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips 2 pounds bok choy – stalks halved and cut into 1/4-inch sticks, leaves halved, separated 3 cups fresh bean sprouts 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla) 3 tablespoons Chinese oyster sauce 4 green onions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves (optional) … Continue reading Stir Fried Wok Vegetables

Shui Zhu Yu (Sichuan Boiled Fish)

Shui Zhu Yu (Sichuan Boiled Fish) Recipe By:Tao,RN “Shui Zhu Yu is one of the most common Sichuan fish dishes. ‘Shui Zhu’ is also one of the most famous Sichuan cooking styles. Its essential ingredient is Sichuan bean sauce. ‘Shui’ means water. ‘Zhu’ means boil. You might have also heard about ‘Shui Zhu Niu Rou’ which uses beef in place of fish. You may use 2 cups of soy bean sprouts to substitute for the celery and Napa cabbage stem. Cod is also a good substitute for basa. Enjoy the fish and I wish you ‘Nian Nian You Yu’–Happy New … Continue reading Shui Zhu Yu (Sichuan Boiled Fish)

Szechwan Chicken

Szechwan Chicken Recipe By:Laura “This is a very easy and very tasty Chinese recipe that is also kid-friendly! It is a favorite around our house, both among mom and dad as well as our younger picky eaters. It goes great with white rice and egg rolls!” Ingredients 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup cooking sherry 3/4 teaspoon white sugar 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large green bell pepper, sliced 1 large onion, quartered 1/2 … Continue reading Szechwan Chicken

Quick Szechwan Sauce

Quick Szechwan Sauce Recipe By:JessieD “This is a quick, spicy and sweet sauce to use as a marinade or as a cooking sauce in stir fries with meats and vegetables.” Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 red chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger 2 teaspoons minced garlic 5 tablespoons sugar 5 tablespoons ketchup 5 tablespoons vinegar Directions In a bowl, stir together olive oil, chile peppers, ginger, and garlic. Mix in sugar, ketchup, and vinegar. Continue reading Quick Szechwan Sauce