Half Fried Shrimp Spring Rolls

Making these at home is so much more gratifying and budget friendly, not to mention way more delicious than takeout. I lightly pan fry them and finish them in the Air Fryer. This reduces the calories and keeps all of the delicious crispness! Shrimp: 7 raw Jumbo Shrimp; peeled and deveined 1 teaspoon Old BayContinue reading “Half Fried Shrimp Spring Rolls”

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

I LOVE this sauce! It goes great with rice, pasta, chicken, shrimp, beef, vegetables and just about everything! But my all time favorite dish to serve it with is Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls. It lasts in the fridge for a month and the freezer for 5 months. Needless to say, I make batches and useContinue reading “Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce”

Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs

I grew up eating Orange Chicken that was battered, fried and tossed in a Corn Syrup based sugary sweet sauce. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but when I am craving something sweet, I want it naturally sweet with savory notes. The use of fresh squeezed orange juice, ginger, herbs and sesame balanceContinue reading “Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs”

Spicy Fried Rice

Fried Rice was one of the first dishes I ever cooked and I’ve made it the same way for over a decade using Minute Rice and a few ingredients. Needless to say, I was getting pretty bored with the same ol’ thing. I decided to revamp it and add some heat! It really hit theContinue reading “Spicy Fried Rice”

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs

This is my favorite Asian style dish! it’s sweet, tangy and a hit with the kids! I usually serve it with steamed or fried rice and egg rolls. Homemade teriyaki sauce is far superior to anything you can get off the store shelves. Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs 2 lbs Chicken Thigh; bone-in skin-on — Sauce:Continue reading “Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs”

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I had a couple of chicken breasts that I needed to use up and this is always my go to recipe when I’m craving something sweet and healthy! I normally use ground chicken, turkey or beef but felt like this would be a nice change. It’s great to mix things up from time to time!Continue reading “Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps”