Category Archives: Asian

Green Beans Manchu

Green Beans Manchu 1/4 pound fresh pork (any cut, may also use beef)1 Tablespoon peanut oil (use any other oil)1/2 teaspoon ginger root2 cups cut green beans (frozen or fresh)1/2 cup water2 teaspoons soy sauce (we use Bragg’s Amino Acids).1/4 cup Slivered almonds (optional) Cook almonds (if using) in a dry skillet until fragrant, remove […]

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Sushi Rice

Sushi rice used to be a lunchtime favorite- cook your rice with slightly less water thanusual. Mix about 4 T. rice vinegar, 3 t. sugar, and 1 t. salt together(proportions vary to taste). Stir it into the warm rice (about five cupscooked rice). Have on hand stuff to go on the rice- grated carrots, cucumber […]

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Thai Noodle Salad

for dressing combine equal parts lemon juice, teriyaki sauce, and oil- for four servings, two tablespoons each In bowl combine:8 ounces crabmeat (fake stuff is fine), flaked2 1/2 cups cooked linguini or other thin noodlegrated or chopped cabbage, about 4 cups1 cup grated carrots1/3 cup each cilantro and diced scallions Mix well, toss with dressing, […]

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Coconut Beef Crockpot

1-2 pounds of stew meat1 yellow onion, cut in chunks1 can of coconut milk1 juice from one lime2 cloves chopped garlic2 tsp brown sugar1 tsp curry powder1/2 tsp ground coriander1 tsp cumin1/2 tsp red chili flakes1 inch chunk of ginger, peeled and grated or minced Put all ingredients into the crockpot. Stir enough to coat […]

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Buckwheat and Vegetables

Oops- if you came here from the Hearth N’ Home link-fest, you want the Pork Subgum recipe here. Thickening Mixture-Combine in a bowl: 2 tablespoons cold water2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrow-root powder1 tablespoon Bragg’s amino acids (or soy sauce)1 teaspoon molasses Set aside. Finely chop: 1 medium onion1-2 cloves garlicSaute over medium heat in 1-2 […]

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Soba noodles with cabbage and sage

Soba noodles with cabbage and sage 3 T. butter and olive oil, each2 large onions sliced thin4 minced garlic cloves1 1/2 pounds savoy cabbage, shredded8 minced sage leaves1 t. salt1/4 t. cayennepepper1 /2 cup white wine2 T salt1 pound noodles1/2 cup grated tallegio or fontina cheese (substitute with more parmesan and romano if you don’t […]

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Chicken in Coconut Milk

2-3 cups of diced raw chicken2 or 3 Tablespoons of peanut or other oil Heat oil over medium/high heat in a cast iron skillet. Add one piece of chicken. Heat until a small piece of the chicken sizzles.  Add rest of the chicken.  Fry six to to ten minutes- just until golden brown.  Remove from […]

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Pork Subgum

Pork Subgum 1 pound diced pork, or ground pork1/4 cup butter1/2 cup chopped green onion1 green pepper cut in thin stripssalt and pepper to taste1/2 pound sliced mushrooms1-2 cups bean sprouts/lentil sprouts1/2 cup water chestnuts, diced1 1/2 cups chicken broth2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrow root powder1 Tablespoon soy sauce or Bragg’s liquid amino acidsChow mein […]

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Onigiri

Following the tutorial here, I used the rest of some rice which I had cooked using liquid from some leftover beef stew to make onigiri for the first time. The small round, sort of flattish ones worked very well and were wildly popular, but they had no filling. I made those using the mini muffin […]

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Rice Noodles with Vegetables

Serves 4-5 Saute in large saucepan: 2 T. cooking oil or fat2 minced cloves garlic1 large onion, diced Add:1 cup cooked chicken, cut into small bite sized pieces2-3 t. fish sauce2 cups chicken broth1/4 t. pepper1/2 t. salt Simmer a few minutes.  Stir in:1 grated carrot1 cup diced green beans (raw)1 cup shredded cabbage1/2 to […]

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