Archive for the ‘Pacific’ Category

Coconut Rice

Want to flavor up your Asian or island dish? Swap out your white rice with coconut rice. Coconut Rice Ingredients 1 c white rice 13.6 oz coconut milk full fat 2/3 c water Directions Add rice, coconut milk and water to a saucepan. Stirring occasionally, bring to a boil. Cover and let simmer until the […]

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Nowhere near as good as my neighbors, but this is a pretty good Jerk Chicken. Jamaican Jerk Grilled Chicken Ingredients 6 chicken thighs or breasts 5 tbsp oil 4 limes, juiced 2 green onions, chop 4 tsp minced garlic 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chop ½ tsp ground ginger 1 tbsp brown sugar ½ tsp allspice […]

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I’m not sure if there’s a formal name for the drink, but my neighbors from the Islands call it Warsh. I love this stuff. It’s like brown sugar limeade. Warsh Ingredients 2 c filtered water 1 juiced lime ½ c grated ginger 2 tsp raw honey or raw sugar or brown suggar fresh lime wedges […]

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Ginger Bug

A fermented ginger drink that is very dear to me. It drinks like soda and is amazing with a splash of lemon or lime juice. Ginger Bug Ingredients 2 c filtered water 2 tbsp minced ginger 2 tbsp sugar Directions Set on the counter in a sealed mason jar. Every day feed it two tsp […]

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Mochi Donuts

When making these soft, fluffy, moist donuts, make sure that the mochi you buy is not Thai mochi flour. Totally different than Chinese. Mochi Donuts Ingredients 2 c mochiko (divided) ½ c + 2 tbsp milk (divided)(lactose free for FODMAP) 2 ½ tbsp. melted butter ¼ c sugar 1 egg 1tsp baking powder For the […]

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Hawaiian Chicken Bites

Really simple, flavorful bites served simply on a toothpick. Hawaiian Chicken Bites Ingredients 1 c pineapple juice ½ c brown sugar 1/3 c tamari (or soy sauce for non GF or FODMAP) 2 lbs chicken tenderloin chunks Directions Mix wet ingredients. Toss with chicken and add to a crockpot. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. […]

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