Tag Archives: Asian foods

L.A. Kalbi, but with Chicken

Another recent find in the L.A. Times Food Section. This recipe was originally for Korean style short ribs, marinated in a sweet sauce and grilled. I was intrigued by the marinade–Asian pear and maple syrup–but wanted to make a healthier … Continue reading

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Gingery Japanese Ground Beef Bowls

I’ve started printing recipes to a “Try” folder whenever I come across them so I have some ideas ready when it’s time to go to the store. This time I tried a super simple and quick ground beef recipe, and … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Tofu

Here’s what you need: 1 package extra firm tofu 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon neutral oil (I use safflower oil) 1 tablespoon garlic paste or 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1 tablespoon ginger paste, or 1 teaspoon ground ginger, or 1/2 … Continue reading

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Miso, Sesame and Peanut Butter Soba Noodle Salad

My husband recently went fishing, and thought that he came home with black cod.  I quickly jumped online to find a yummy miso black cod recipe–only to  discover that what he brought home wasn’t actually black cod.  Regardless, I made … Continue reading

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Indian Spinach Saag

Patrick and I are on a healthy eating kick, so I’ve been trying to put together a couple of tasty dishes on Sundays that we can eat throughout the week.  Spinach has been a popular, repeat ingredient.  Last weekend I … Continue reading

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Spicy Tuna Rolls

Ash and I needed to do some planning for our mom’s 60th birthday dance party, and her husband Brock had the weekend off, so I lured them to the Westside with a promise of food.  Making sushi was Brock’s idea, … Continue reading

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Bibimbap (Korean Fried Rice)

Bibimbap is one of those satisfying, all-in-one type dishes that once you have it, you want it again and again.  I came across a recipe that made bibimbap into a homemade, healthier, vegetarian version.  I have now made it about … Continue reading

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Peking Lamb Stir Fry

Since my hubby had a rough week at work, I offered to cook him something special for dinner.  His request was “lamb.”  I wanted to make something tasty but also healthy, and with leaner meat.  Thanks to Food & Wine, … Continue reading

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Pollo Saltado

Pollo saltado is a delicious Peruvian stir fry dish that incorporates red onions, tomatoes, chicken, french fries, and a cross between South American and Asian flavors.  I have loved this dish ever since the first time I ate it, and … Continue reading

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Stone Fruit Thai “Sauce”

I was browsing through a friend’s cookbook collection last night and came across an interesting one called “Eat This Book” that contained simple, flavorful recipes.  The first part of the book was fresh herb “sauces,” and this recipe was inspired … Continue reading

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