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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 […]

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.

Bulgogi Nachos with Gochujang Cheese Sauce

Bulgogi Nachos with Gochujang Cheese Sauce

This recipe is my take on a Korean version of nachos; instead of ground beef, I use bulgogi beef, and instead of regular nacho cheese I use gochujang nacho cheese.

Bulgogi

Bulgogi

I had a craving for nachos, but not just any nachos. Korean nachos. But before I could make Korean nachos, I would need to make some bulgogi for it. And I would also need to make nacho cheese. But that’s in another post. Right now […]

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 […]

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?