Asian Tuna Steak Salad

While I was still in grad school, I lived in Portsmouth, NH for 6 months for my internship program. And to be honest that was the best 6 months of my life in the US. Even though Portsmouth is not one of those fast-paced cities in the US; it has its own charm. The people…

Spam fried rice

Ingredients: Garlic (2-3, finely sliced) Ginger (1 inch, finely chopped) Onion (1, finely chopped) Bell pepper (1, finely diced) Carrot (1, cut into bite size pieces) Egg (2, beaten) Spam (1 can, cut into small pieces) Rice (2 cups, cooked) Soy sauce (1-2 tablespoon) Rice vinegar (1 tablespoon) Oyster sauce (1 tablespoon) Sesame Oil (1-2…

Godeungeo-mujorim

I first saw this dish in a Korean drama “Let’s Eat”. The series promotes Korean cuisine at it’s very best. Godeungeo-mujorim is basically braised mackerel and radish in a spicy soy broth. Ingredients: Mackerel (2 lbs gutted and cleaned; chop of the heads and cut in to 2 inch pieces) Daikon Radish (2 lbs peeled…

Spicy Braised Tofu – Dubu Jorim

Ingredients: Tofu (1 pack) Cooking Oil (3 tbsp) Sesame Oil (1 tsp)  Sesame Seeds (1 tsp) Garlic (1 clove minced) Onion (1 medium sized minced) Green onions (2 chopped) For the sauce, mix in a small bowl: Soy Sauce (1 tbsp) Salt (1 tsp) Sugar (1 tsp) Red chili flakes (1-2 tbsp to taste) Water…

Spicy Curried Pineapple Fried Rice

Ingredients: Dried red chilies (2) Coriander seeds (1 tsp) Cardamom (1 tsp) Cumin seeds (2 tsp) Mustard seeds (1 tsp) Peppercorns (1 tsp) Cinnamon stick (1 crushed) Grated ginger (1 tbsp) Grated turmeric (1 tbsp) Short grain rice (2 cups) Pineapple Chicken ( 1 lb Boneless) Eggs (2) Vegetable oil/ Olive Oil Red pepper (1)…

Chicken Thai Red Curry

Ingredients: Chicken breast (cut into thin slices) Snap peas Lemon grass (cut it into smaller pieces) Roasted red peppers Thai red chili (or any red chili) Cilantro Ginger Garlic Tomato purée Fish sauce Soya sauce Coconut milk Green onions / spring onions (optional) Olive oil Sesame oil Directions: In a blender, add lemon grass, roasted…

Thai Steamed Mussels

Ingredients: Mussels (Clean by removing the beard and scrapping of any impurities) Bacon (cut to bite size pieces) Onion (finely chopped) Ginger (cut in length) Garlic (finely chopped) White Wine Red Curry Paste Coconut Milk Lemon Juice Cilantro (finely chopped) Directions: In a large stock pot, add the bacon and let it cook. Once the…