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Category: Asian

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich

Korean Fried Chicken Sandwich

When I couldn’t decide between Korean fried chicken wings or a Chick-Fil-A burger, this Frankenstein monstrosity was spawned from the depths of my mind. Which is actually my stomach. I make these sweet Korean fried chicken wings on a monthly basis. When my arteries don’t […]

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

Japanese soy vinegar pickled cucumbers

I wanted something a little different than the typical pickled cucumbers to accompany some Asian dishes I’ve been making. These Japanese pickles use a combination of soy sauce, vinegar, water and sugar. They are great as a simple cold side dish, or on top of […]

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

Pork and Cabbage Potstickers

This is my own potsticker recipe I have perfected over the years. It is a cross between my mother’s recipe and traditional gyoza potsticker recipes I have tested. I will bet my firstborn’s entire Pokémon figurine collection, t-shirts, movies and books that you will enjoy […]

Vietnamese Style Grilled Wings

Vietnamese Style Grilled Wings

This is my second wings recipe in a row because this is what happens when you go to the gym on an empty stomach, work out with no food in your system but also on a caffeine high, then become ravenous as you figure out […]

Hoisin and Honey Grilled Wings

Hoisin and Honey Grilled Wings

This was one of my older recipes from 2011. What I did differently this time was not using a grill but having the grill effect. It’s for people who can’t grill, don’t grill, or just plain won’t grill because it’s too hot outside (ahem ahem […]

Cantonese Soy Sauce Egg Noodles

Cantonese Soy Sauce Egg Noodles

They are so easy to make you wouldn’t think they could be so addictive, but it’s one of those dishes that you take a bite of, and then another bite, and another until the next thing you know you finished the plate.

Stir Fried Udon Noodles with Vegetables

Stir Fried Udon Noodles with Vegetables

Stir fried udon noodles with vegetables are so hearty and healthy that you don’t even need meat in this dish. You guys have to try this. I like this recipe because it has a thick, sweet soy sauce that clings to each noodle and veggie […]

Popcorn Chicken with Taiwanese Basil

Popcorn Chicken with Taiwanese Basil

Taiwanese popcorn chicken with basil, or Salt and Pepper Chicken (yan su ji) is a popular Taiwanese street food and also sold in a lot of American bubble tea chains. It is cooked with basil leaves and highly addictive.