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Category: Recipes

Bibimbap Burger

Bibimbap Burger

Bibimbap burger – marinated ground beef with soy and brown sugar, green onions and garlic, topped with spinach and carrots, and topped with a fried egg.

Pork and Shrimp Siu Mai

Pork and Shrimp Siu Mai

After years of steaming foods on a plate placed on a rack in a pot of simmering water, I finally bought a bamboo steamer. Both methods (the Macgyver version I’ve always used, and the bamboo) yield the same result, so you don’t need fancy equipment […]

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Coconut Shrimp (improved recipe)

Along with all my new recipes, I am also revising and improving existing recipes for your enjoyment. These are recipes I’ve tweaked over the past few years so I know what works and what doesn’t. Some of these recipes might not have that many tweaks, […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

I decided to post my guacamole recipe right away because there are quite a lot of recipes I use with guacamole. Skirt steak tacos, burrito bowls, beans and rice, shrimp tacos, fish tacos, tacos. Mainly tacos. We eat a lot of tacos in the Soupbelly […]

Chinese Stir Fried Green Beans

Chinese Stir Fried Green Beans

In my opinion, Chinese cooking takes the same amount of care and effort in preparing their vegetable dishes as they do with their meat dishes. Their most simple preparations can make vegetable dishes hold its own against any main entree. One of my favorite side […]

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

Fried Tofu with Shrimp

I had a craving for Korean fried tofu, but I also had a craving for something a little more substantial, like that Chinese fried tofu with shrimp they serve at dim sum. Why not combine them and get the best of both worlds?

Georgian Garlic Chicken

Georgian Garlic Chicken

This was an extremely easy recipe that I had to share. I wanted to cook some chicken thighs, found a recipe for Georgian Garlic Chicken and adapted it so all of it could be cooked in one skillet. The garlic is pureed in a mixture […]

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

We can talk about authentic Chinese food vs. American Chinese food but I’m in my mid 30s, I was born in the US, and I occasionally crave greasy, deep fried chicken covered in a sweet sauce. I won’t deny it, and I won’t say authentic […]