Tag Archives: Asian

Sambal Shrimp

Sambal Oelek is one of my favorite pantry staples.  If you should ever not find it in my pantry, call someone immediately, for I am not well.  It’s an Asian fresh chile paste sold in most grocery stores these days.  … Continue reading

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Grilled Banh Mi Sandwich

These just might be the best sandwiches on the planet.  If you’ve never tried a banh mi before, I implore you to track one down in your city as soon as possible. The banh mi sandwich is Vietnamese street food.  … Continue reading

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Thai Fish and Banana Curry

It may sound odd, but it was so delicious! I found this one in Fine Cooking Magazine’s February/March 2011 issue. The recipe calls for using halibut; I used cod. You want a very firm, white fish, get whatever looks good … Continue reading

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Playing Catch-Up…

Here are a few HEALTHY meals we’ve had over the past couple weeks that I didn’t get on the blog.  Enjoy! First up we had Grilled Squid Salad with Chunky Guacamole Relish. This was really tasty! It came from Bobby … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Tuna Skewers and Wasabi Potato Salad

This was a great meal we had a few weeks ago, and was quite simple to put together.  I found the teriyaki marinade in Steven Raichlen’s “Sauces, Rubs and Marinades” and the potato salad came from “30 Minute Meals 2” … Continue reading

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Beijing Beer Can Chicken

This recipe came from Steven Raichlen’s “Beer Can Chicken” and it was outstanding.  This is really the Asian version of beer can chicken.  It was great.  Even if you think you don’t like Chinese five-spice powder (you know who you … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken Curry

Welcome to Arbitrary Project – Curry installment 3!  This was very good, mild in heat level, and used some ingredients, like sweet potatoes, that I don’t traditionally associate with curries.  This recipes came from, again, “The Essential Wok Cookbook”.  I … Continue reading

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