Category Archive: Asian

Baked Fish with Soy-Sesame Drizzle

Baked Fish with Soy-Sesame Drizzle

  One of my favorite fool proof ways to cook fish comes from chef and cookbook author Pam Anderson. It’s all done in the oven and you don’t even have to turn the fish. No preheating the oven either - sounds crazy but trust me when I tell you that it works and your fish will come …

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp Stew

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Light, fresh, flavorful and low calorie – this Thai inspired recipe is going on the menu again soon. Spicy Coconut Shrimp Stew 3 lb. jumbo (21 to 25 per lb.) shrimp, peeled and deveined Kosher salt 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red bell pepper, sliced into very thin 1-1/2-inch-long strips 4 scallions, thinly …

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Malaysian Lime-Coconut Halibut or Swordfish

Malaysian Lime Coconut Swordfish

The recipe called for swordfish but I knew that halibut would be a good substitute. Use any firm white fish and be ready to swoon over your plate. The sauce is comprised of light coconut milk, lemon peel, fish sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, Thai chili paste, shallots, garlic and fresh cilantro. A little whirl …

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Easy Wonton Soup

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We used vegetable stock (Katy has an aversion to chicken broth), frozen mini won tons from Costco, some chicken tenders that I cooked in a skillet while the broth heated up. Some chopped bok choy which is a Chinese cabbage, canned water chestnuts, fresh mushrooms, fresh basil, soy sauce, fresh minced ginger root and a …

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Inside Out Egg Roll

Inside Out Egg Roll

 I wouldn’t say this is one of my favorite dishes but it was a nice change of pace. I actually didn’t care for the Chinese Five Spice Powder in this dish – it is a little too sweet for me. If I made this again I would leave that out and go heavier with the …

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