General Tso’s Chicken

First time making General Tso’s Chicken! It came out great! Dry toasting the peppers and spices really brought out an amazing flavor. Made some Ginger Glazed Stir Fry and Fried Rice to go with it. General Tso’s Chicken Chicken • 2 pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs; cubed • 2 cups Buttermilk • 1/4 cup CornstarchContinue reading “General Tso’s Chicken”

Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

I’ve been furiously working on the cookbook and haven’t had the chance to do much cooking. Thank goodness for the freezer meals I prepped earlier! I’m taking a little breather today because Teriyaki Chicken sounded amazing! ❤️🍲🥢 Teriyaki Chicken Skewers • 3 lbs Chicken Thighs; cut into 1” chunks• 1 cup Soy Sauce• 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken Skewers”

Surf and Turf Fried Rice

Surf and Turf Fried Rice FTW! It’s so delicious! I’d love to have smoked the steaks, but time was short, so pan seared was the way to go. ❤️ Gotta love cast iron! Surf and Turf Fried Rice • 4 cups rice; cooked and chilled• 3 Tablespoons Sesame Oil• 1 Tablespoon Chili Paste• 1 Carrot;Continue reading “Surf and Turf Fried Rice”

Baked Sweet and Sour Wings

Baked Sweet & Sour Wings! I always keep a mason jar of this amazing sauce in my freezer. It’s so easy to make and so delicious! It made for a great early dinner. A light Asian Cucumber Salad and some leftover Cauliflower Fried Rice from lunch on the side. ❤️ Baked Sweet & Sour WingsContinue reading “Baked Sweet and Sour Wings”

Honey Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken was my favorite dish growing up! I love adding honey to this dish because it adds a more complex sweetness over using plain white sugar. I thought curried Fried Rice and Eggdrop Soup would be a delicious accompaniment! ❤️ Honey Sesame Chicken • 2 lbs Chicken Thighs; deboned and cubed• 2 cups Buttermilk•Continue reading “Honey Sesame Chicken”

Fried Rice Balls

So…I messed up. I didn’t rinse my rice well enough for the fried rice I made as a side to go with the Teriyaki Pork Chops from last night. I honestly thought about chucking the whole pot because it was so mushy. Ick! But I hate wasting food and set out to find a wayContinue reading “Fried Rice Balls”

Chinese Spatchcock Chicken

This was the first time I’d ever made spatchcock chicken. Now I’m wondering why I’d never tried it before! It cooks up way quicker and because all of the skin had better air circulation, it was amazingly crispy. No soggy bottoms here! The compound butter under the skin ensured that the breast meat was mouthwateringlyContinue reading “Chinese Spatchcock Chicken”

Sweet & Sour Sauce

Sweet & Sour Sauce • 1 C Apple Cider Vinegar• 1/4 C Pineapple Juice• 1 Tbsp Fish Sauce• 1 tsp Chile Paste• 1 tsp Ketchup• 2/3 C Sugar• 1 tsp Salt• 1 tsp Black Pepper• 1 tsp Ginger; minced• 1 tsp Garlic; mince• 1/2 C Soy Sauce• 1 Tbsp Cornstarch 1. Heat skillet or wokContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Sauce”

Ginger Beef & Broccoli

Beef & Broccoli is one of my favorite meals! Steamed broccoli and pan seared beef tossed in a slightly sweet, garlicky sauce? Yes, please! This was one of my go to Chinese takeout before I decided to make it myself. It’s so amazing served with fresh egg rolls, crab Rangoon and fried rice! Beef &Continue reading “Ginger Beef & Broccoli”

Half Fried Shrimp Spring Rolls

I was craving Chinese Food for lunch and decided to make Shrimp Egg Rolls to go with the Beef & Broccoli and Peanut Satay Fried Rice! Making it fresh is so much more gratifying and delicious than takeout. I lightly pan fry mine and finish them in my Air Fryer. Not deep fat frying themContinue reading “Half Fried Shrimp Spring Rolls”