Archive for the ‘Asian’ Category

Karioka (Deep Fried Glazed Coconut Rice Balls)

When made, these resemble something that you’d find at a fair with the puffy, doughy circles, but they are light and tasty. Karioka Ingredients 3 c oil for frying 1 c light brown sugar ¼ c coconut milk 2 c mochiko 2 c sweetened flake coconut 1 ½ c coconut milk bamboo skewers Directions In […]

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Kitty’s Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)

This isn’t a tradition Tom Kha Gai, but it’s the way that I like it. Whenever I’m sick, this is my go to. Kitty’s Tom Kha Gai Ingredients 1 stalk lemon grass, bruised 2” piece ginger, sliced 5 tbsp fish sauce, + 2 cans full fat coconut milk 4 c chicken stock 3 tbsp lime […]

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Best Egg Drop Soup

Make at home egg drop soup can be iffy. This one turns out really nice. Best Egg Drop Soup Ingredients 4 c chicken broth 1 tsp sesame oil, divided ½ tsp salt 1 pinch sugar ¼ c cornstarch ½ c water 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1 scallion, chopped (omit for FODMAP) 5 good shakes of […]

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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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Thai Meatballs

Thinking of meatballs as a meal is a little odd for most Americans. Everywhere else, it’s perfectly fine to serve meatballs over rice and have it serve as a meal. These are full of veggies and very flavorful, but light. Thai Meatballs Ingredients 1 lb mince chicken or turkey ½ c shredded carrot 2 tbsp […]

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Mandarin Sticky Drumsticks

Really good punch of flavor in these glazed drumsticks. If you want to amp the heat, I’d suggest a bit of sriracha. Mandarin Sticky Drumsticks Ingredients 8 chicken drums 2 tbsp honey 1 garlic clove ¼ c orange juice 1 orange, sliced 2” ginger, chopped 1 tsp five spice powder ½ c tamari Directions Place […]

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Thai Lemongrass Grilled Chicken

Amazing flavor and amazingly simple. Thai Lemongrass Grilled Chicken Ingredients 1 whole chicken, pieced 4 cloves garlic 1” ginger, peel & chop 1 tsp fish sauce ¼ c avocado oil 1 stalk lemon grass, chop & bruise Directions Make the marinade: Put all ingredients except chicken into a small food processor and blend until everything […]

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Karage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

This stuff is so good. I don’t understand how it can be made another way. Karage Ingredients ½ c buttermilk 2” ginger, sliced 2 garlic cloves, sliced 3 scallions, sliced 2 tbsp tamari 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp light brown sugar ¼ tsp salt 6 chicken thighs 3 c potato starch peanut oil Directions […]

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Honey (Garlic) Chicken

Just like your take out place makes only not full of gluten. For honey chicken just omit the garlic. Honey (Garlic) Chicken Ingredients ½ c honey 2 tbsp tamari (or soy for non GF peeps) 1 tbsp ACV 1 tsp sesame oil ½ tsp red pepper flakes ½ cup cornstarch 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 […]

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Asian Chicken Patties

You’ve got to dress up ground poultry somehow, right? These are pretty good, light eating. Asian Chicken Patties Ingredients 2 lb ground chicken 2 eggs 1 long red chili, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh cilantro 1 tbsp diced thai basil 3 tbsp green onions thumb sized ginger, grated 2 tbsp fish sauce […]

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