Chap Chai (Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables)

Chap Chai (Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables)

This quick and easy version of Chap Chai (Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables) is suitable for every day or festive occasions. Vegetables may vary as desired.

Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry

Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry

Quick, easy, and tasty Chicken and Green Beans Stir Fry liven up with a little heat from dried chilies. So delicious with a bowl of rice.

Ham Cabbage Stir Fry

Ham Cabbage Stir Fry

Easy Ham Cabbage Stir Fry with a nice balance of saltiness from the ham and sweetness from the cabbage, carrots, and green beans.

Salmon Fried Rice

Salmon Fried Rice

Simple and tasty Salmon Fried Rice using leftover grilled salmon, green beans, and eggs. Red chili peppers provide a little heat.

Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Spicy stir fry Thai Basil Chicken with basil leaves and chilies. Takes only minutes to prepare. Delicious with steamed rice.

Kangkung Belacan

Kangkung Belacan

Kangkung Belacan, a spicy stir fry dish of water spinach flavored with chilies and shrimp paste. Full of umami flavor and delicious with white rice.

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

Thin slices of juicy beef are paired with tender crisp asparagus in this quick and easy Sesame Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry. Perfect for weeknight meals!

Szechuan Yellow Beans

Szechuan Yellow Beans

Tender crisp pan fried Szechuan Yellow Beans flavored with ginger, chili paste, and rice vinegar. This is a healthier alternative to the deep fried version.

Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton

Pancit Canton is a popular dish in the Philippines made of wheat noodles stir fried with chicken, pork, shrimps, and a medley of vegetables.

Stir Fried Salmon Quinoa

Stir Fried Salmon Quinoa

Deliciously nutty fried “rice” made with quinoa instead of rice and leftover grilled salmon, carrots, chives, and corn.

Black Pepper Beef Stir Fry

Black Pepper Beef Stir Fry

A robust and flavorful stir fry dish combining thin slices of beef with freshly ground black pepper, ginger, and sweet bell peppers.

Chicken Asparagus Stir Fry

Chicken Asparagus Stir Fry

Quick and healthy Chicken Asparagus Stir Fry in 30 minutes. Once you have cooked it in your own kitchen, you may never want do a take-out again!

Stir Fry Gai Lan

Stir Fry Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)

Learn the technique to cook your own tender crisp Stir Fry Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) with mushrooms at home. Takes only a few minutes to prepare.

Zucchini and Egg Fried Rice

Zucchini and Egg Fried Rice

This quick and easy Zucchini and Egg Fried Rice can be made in 20 minutes. It is much tastier and healthier than the take-out.

Broccoli Beef Noodles

Broccoli Beef Noodles

Tasty Broccoli Beef Noodles in 30 minutes using convenient dried noodles, sirloin beef, and broccoli florets. Great for busy weeknights or lazy weekends.

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken

Quick and easy Kung Pao Chicken with dried chilies, Szechuan peppercorns, and roasted peanuts. Delicious with a bowl of steamed rice.

Economy Fried Beehoon Bento

Economy Fried Beehoon Bento

In many parts of Asia, population density is high and the available school buildings are limited. Hence, the same facility is shared by two separate sessions, morning and afternoon to allow twice the number of classes available for the same school year. Children going to the morning session will start at 7:30am and end by…

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Shrimp and Broccoli Slaw Fried Rice

Shrimp and Broccoli Slaw Fried Rice

Quick and easy Shrimp and Broccoli Slaw Fried Rice using cooked shrimps and precut broccoli slaw. Can be prepared in 15 minutes with minimum prep work.

Sardines Fried Rice

Sardines Fried Rice

Culinary history was changed forever when someone long ago in China introduced rice to wok! The humble steamed rice, tossed with seasoning (normally soy sauce) and oil, seared with the intense heat from the frying pan, transforms into a dish worthy of kings. There was even an episode of Iron Chef where the Japanese chef…

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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Treat your family to these homemade Sweet and Sour Meatballs combined with bell peppers, snow peas, and pineapples. They are delicious for sure!

Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry

Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry

This robust and colorful Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry only needs to be accompanied by a bowl of steamed rice for a quick and delicious meal. Video included.

Japchae

Japchae

It is interesting how different cultures have similar dishes and sometimes similar names. The Korean Japchae is similar to a Chinese dish known as Chap Chai in Fujianese (Hokkien) or Chai Choy in Cantonese. When translated, chap chai means mixed vegetables. Both japchae and chap chai has a mixed of vegetables and clear noodles in…

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Fried Beehoon with Shrimps and Fish Cakes

Fried Beehoon with Shrimps and Fish Cakes

It was a rainy weekend here in Minnesota with heavy down pour from Friday through Sunday. The deluge made staying home and indoors the obvious choice. We lazed around, ate, and worked on our hobbies. The lawn was well watered and the grass probaby grew several inches but it will have to left alone for…

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Yakisoba

Yakisoba

We love noodles and eat them several times a week. My pantry is always stocked with all kinds of dried noodles and often times I would have fresh noodles either in the fridge or freezer. A trip to the Asian market is a must when my stock is low. Rice noodles, egg noodles, sweet potato…

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Stir Fry Spicy Water Spinach

Stir Fry Spicy Water Spinach

Simple and tasty Stir Fry Spicy Water Spinach (kangkung/convolvulus) flavored with fermented soybean curds and garlic chili sauce.

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Soybean Sprouts and Dried Tofu Stir-fry

Tofu is soybean curd made by coagulating hot fresh soy milk. It can be further processed to produce dried tofu and fermented tofu. The byproduct of boiling soy milk is a film or “skin” that forms over the surface is used to make dried yellowish sheets that can be used as a wrapper for vegetables…

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