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Batter-Fried Bananas

7/3/2006 meps 0

A Vietnamese dish that’s supposed to go well with frog legs. 1/2 C self-rising flour 1-1/4 C flour 1/4 t baking powder 1 egg white, beaten until stiff Vegetable oil 4 bananas Combine the flour […]

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Beef Pho (Pho Bo)

7/3/2006 meps 0

The word “Pho” is pronounced as if it’s a question, even though, for me, the answer is always “Yes!” Quantities on this recipe, which was taken from Vietnamese Cooking, by Paulette Do Van, are a […]

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Black rice pudding

2/5/2007 meps 0

Black rice is also known as “forbidden rice.” It’s a whole grain with an excellent nutritional profile. I’ve just run across a version on FatFree Vegan Cooking made in the pressure cooker — it only […]

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Braised Quail Eggs with Tofu

7/3/2006 meps 0

1/2 lb firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch slices 6 T vegetable oil 10 mushrooms 8 hard-boiled quail eggs, peeled (you can find these canned in Oriental groceries, or used about 3 regular eggs, quartered) 1 […]

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Chap Chae

7/14/2004 meps 0

Korean mixed vegetables with cellophane noodles, from PCC newsletter Serves 4 to 6 5 dried black mushrooms (shitake) 1 C hot water 4 T soy sauce 2 t sugar 1/2 t garlic, finely chopped 4 […]

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Chicken Hot and Sour Soup

1/15/2006 meps 0

This hot and sour chicken soup is a variant of our favorite Chinese soup, Sour and Pungent Soup. You can thicken this if you like with cornstarch, or slowly stir a beaten egg into the […]

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Chicken Pho (Pho Ga)

7/3/2006 meps 0

Not necessarily a Vietnamese traditional dish, but one that’s becoming very common around Seattle. This is a wonderful excuse to save your chicken bones and make homemade stock. You could also use fish stock and […]

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Chinese Radish Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 1/2 cups red radishes 1 t. salt 1 cup ice water 1 T. soy sauce 1 t. sugar 1 t. sesame oil 1 t. vinegar Wash radishes and trim ends. Make cuts 1/16 of […]

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Coconut rice

2/5/2007 meps 0

1-1/2 C white rice 1-1/2 C water 1 t sugar 3/4 t salt 1 C coconut milk, well-stirred Rinse rice. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine with water, sugar, salt, and coconut milk. Bring to […]

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Coconut-Tamarind Chicken

11/21/2006 meps 0

This is based on a recipe from Bali for chicken braised in coconut milk. 1 T olive oil 4 chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 t grated fresh […]

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Cold Sesame Noodles

9/27/2013 meps 0

Reminiscent of a dish I fell in love with 25 years ago. It was called “dan dan mein,” but when I later tried to order it in another Chinese restaurant, they told me that simply […]

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Appetizers

Crispy Coconut Tofu Squares

5/8/2006 meps 0

1 onion, diced 1 t whole black peppercorns 2 thumb-size pieces of ginger, in small chunks 1/4 C tamari 1/4 C rice vinegar 2 T miso 4 C water 1-lb block of tofu, pressed for […]

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Cruisers’ Pad Thai

2/5/2014 meps 0

This is a very loose approximation of Pad Thai that can be made from items that keep a long time aboard a boat with no refrigeration. 8-10 oz rice stick noodles or thin spaghetti 2 […]

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FIERY PICKLED VEGETABLES

7/14/2004 meps 0

Similar to kim chee, but a lot simpler Makes 30 3T servings 1 small head Napa cabbage, cut into pieces 1 lb carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces and quartered 1/2 pound green beans, […]

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Filipino Corned Beef Hash

3/20/2006 meps 0

1 T vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, diced 12-oz can corned beef In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and […]

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Gingered Cucumber Salad with Seaweed

11/2/2013 meps 0

1/4 C wakame 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and sliced ultra-thinly (I use a peeler for this) 2 t ginger, sliced ultra-thinly 1 shallot, sliced Place the dried seaweed in water and soak for 10 minutes. […]

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Green Beans with Crushed Garlic

7/3/2006 meps 0

A Vietnamese side dish. 1 T vegetable oil 1 onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 3 large green chilis, seeded and sliced 1 t ground coriander 1/2 t ground cumin 2 large ripe tomatoes, […]

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Ground Pork and Pineapple Salad

7/3/2006 meps 0

1 lb lean ground pork 2 T water 1-1/3 cooked shrimp (tiny bay shrimp are fine) 2 T lemon juice 2 T fish sauce 1/4-1/2 t cayenne 2 T finely sliced onion 2 T green […]

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Appetizers

Gyoza

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Cecily Hiatt at Expeditors: about 1 lb ground turkey or ground chicken about 1/2 smallish head of green cabbage can of water chestnuts, drained about 2 t grated fresh ginger, or 1 t powder […]

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Japanese spinach salsa

1/29/2008 meps 0

4 C fresh spinach, packed 1 T water 1 T pickled ginger, julienned 1/2 t red chili powder 1/2 C daikon radish, julienned 1 T rice wine vinegar 1/4 C toasted nori, julienned 1 T […]

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Kelaguen manok (Guam chicken lemon salad)

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is arguably the best recipe on this whole website, and possibly the simplest! 1 whole chicken, cooked, cooled, and deboned* 1/2 C finely chopped red onion 4-6 lemons, juiced 1/2 t dried red pepper […]

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KIM CHEE

7/14/2004 meps 0

2/3 lb Chinese or Napa cabbage 1/2 lb daikon radish, peeled and sliced diagonally, 1/4 inch thick 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced diagonally, 1/4 inch thick 1 medium turnip, peeled and sliced diagonally, 1/4 […]

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Kim chee relish

1/29/2008 meps 0

4 C chopped bok choy or Napa cabbage 4 C water 2 T salt Bring the water and salt to a boil drop in the greens. Cook for 30 seconds and drain well in a […]

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Appetizers

Korean Bean Sprouts

7/26/2011 meps 1

8 oz bean sprouts 1 t salt 1/4 C sliced scallions 1 T toasted sesame seeds 1 T toasted sesame oil In a saucepan with a lid, bring about a half cup of water to […]

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Korean Seasoned Spinach

7/26/2011 meps 1

1 pound fresh, cleaned spinach 2 T toasted sesame seeds 2 T toasted sesame oil 1 clove garlic, minced fine 1 t salt In a stockpot or large dutch oven, boil about 8 cups of […]

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Korean Seasoned Spinach

11/2/2013 meps 0

Whenever I go for Korean food, where they fill the table with 25 tiny bowls of different side dishes, this is my favorite one: 1 lb cleaned spinach 2 T roasted sesame seeds 2 T […]

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Korean Tangy Red Pepper Sauce

11/2/2013 meps 1

2 T Korean red pepper paste 1 T rice vinegar (can substitute cider vinegar) 1 t honey 1 T apple juice or water 2 t dark sesame oil Whisk ingredients together in a small bowl. […]

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Mango Chicken

7/3/2006 meps 0

Vietnamese “Thit Ga Voi Xoai” 1 lb boneless chicken, diced 1 large carrot, cut in matchsticks 1/2 sweet red pepper, cut in strips to match the carrot 1/2 green pepper, cut in strips 4 oz […]

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Meps’ Korean Bibimbap

7/26/2011 meps 0

One caveat: I have no Korean heritage, so this may not be very authentic. However, it’s delicious, and it’s close enough to authentic to keep me from going into withdrawal when I can’t get to […]

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Miso-Ginger Consomme

10/1/2013 meps 0

2-inch piece of fresh ginger 6 C water 1/2 C white miso 4 C sliced mushrooms Optional: Fresh spinach or other greens, diced tofu 2 sliced green onions 1/2-1 t tamari Finely grate the ginger […]

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Peanut sauce

4/1/2006 meps 1

Serve this with Vietnamese spring rolls, or as a topping for steamed or stir-fried vegetables. 1/2 C peanut butter, preferably the kind with just peanuts and salt 1 T honey (if you use sweetened peanut […]

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Philippino Pork Adobo

5/8/2006 meps 0

1-lb boneless center-cut pork loin, cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes 1 C water 1/4 C cider vinegar 2 T soy sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small bay leaf 1/4 t salt Combine all ingredients […]

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PONZU SAUCE

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 grapefruit 1 orange 1 lime 1/4 C sugar 1/4 C soy sauce 1/4 C rice vinegar Use a zester to remove the colorful outer rind from the citrus fruits and save it. Juice the […]

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Pressure Cooker Mongolian Beef

10/25/2017 meps 0

I haven’t used my pressure cooker for a couple of years. This recipe makes me glad we have been reunited! 2 lbs flank steak, cut into thin strips 1 T coconut oil 6 cloves garlic, […]

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Rainbow Vegetable-Turkey Stir Fry

10/1/2013 meps 0

Makes 2 250-calorie servings. If you’re not on a diet, serve it over rice. Normally, I wouldn’t bother documenting a stir-fry recipe. I just chop up whatever’s on hand, throw it into the pan, and […]

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RED RICE (FROM GUAM)

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 slices of bacon, cut into small pieces 1 med onion, chopped 2 C water, divided 2 T achiote seeds (try Asian markets) 2 C rice, uncooked 1 t salt 1/2 frozen peas Saute bacon […]

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Salmon Cucumber Seaweed Salad

3/15/2012 meps 0

This Asian-influenced salad is so awesome…I could eat the whole thing by myself, even though it makes two servings. It would be good on a sandwich, or over rice, too. 2 T dried wakame 1 […]

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Simple Thai Coconut Curry

1/26/2016 meps 0

This is a pattern recipe, which means you can make it a bunch of different ways, and it will always be yummy. But it also means that the instructions are a little bit vague, similar […]

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Spicy Cucumbers in Red Pepper Dressing

7/26/2011 meps 0

2 cucumbers, seeded and thinly sliced 1 t salt 1 T toasted sesame seeds Red pepper dressing (recipe follows) Red pepper dressing (whisk or shake all ingredients together): 1-2 T Sriracha hot sauce 1 T […]

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Spicy Mint-Pickled Vegetables

9/27/2013 meps 0

1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch by 1/4-inch strips 1 C cauliflower, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 C jicama, peeled and cut into 1-inch by 1/4-inch julienne pieces 1 red Thai chile or red […]

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Spicy Thai tomato-coconut soup

1/24/2008 meps 0

Serves 4 28-oz can tomato puree 2 T olive oil 1 onion, diced fine 14-oz can coconut milk 1-1/2 T Thai red curry paste 2 T lime juice Handful of fresh basil leaves 1 C […]

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Sticky Rice

1/9/2006 meps 1

This is a Dim Sum favorite, also known as nor mei gai. I’m not sure how to categorize it, because I’ve never had it except at Dim Sum. 3 C glutinous rice (sweet rice) 8 […]

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Sweet Asian chili sauce

5/8/2006 meps 0

Similar to Vietnamese “Nuoc Cham.” 1-1/2 t red pepper flakes 1 clove garlic, grated 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C rice vinegar 2 C water 1 T fish sauce (optional) Combine ingredients in a small pan […]

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Szechuan green beans

2/2/2007 meps 0

Two people can eat an entire pound of green beans this way! 1 T canola oil 1 T dark sesame oil 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 6-8 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 t coarse salt […]

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Tamarind Sauce

5/8/2006 meps 0

If you’ve never tasted tamarind, it’s kind of like Nature’s version of Sour Patch Kids. 1/2 C tamarind pulp 1 C cilantro leaves 1 T brown sugar 2 t seasoned rice vinegar 1 T white […]

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Teriyaki Sauce

1/10/2006 meps 0

We have a friend, Gary Barnett, who is a gourmet chef. Not that he works in a restaurant, but I’ve eaten his fine cuisine, and to call Gary an amateur would just be wrong. For […]

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Vietnamese Chicken with Cashews

7/3/2006 meps 0

Vegetable oil 2 small dried chilis 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 lb boneless chicken, diced 1/2 t sugar 1 T oyster sauce 1 T fish sauce (Nuoc Mam – can substitute soy sauce if you […]

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

12/27/2005 meps 0

I learned about these from my Korean friend, Chong Lee. She told me that all the filling ingredients are approximate — you can use a variety of meats, shrimp, and vegetables. The key is fresh […]

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Vietnamese Pork au Caramel

7/3/2006 meps 0

1/4 C sugar 3 T water 1 lb boneless pork, cut into large cubes 3 daikon, peeled and sliced 1/2 onion, diced 1/3 C fish sauce Black pepper Carmelize the sugar in a wok over […]