Archives: Asian

Sesame Noodles with Chicken

August 3, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Sesame Noodles with Chicken | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

At least once a week I make a meaty pasta dish to have in the fridge for husband to take for lunch or to have on hand for a quick dinner on busy days. This recipe for Sesame Noodles with Chicken is in the rotation. I added some shredded cabbage and carrots (coleslaw mix) to • Read More »

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Tuna Teriyaki with Scallion Salad

June 8, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Asian, Fish, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Seafood.

This Asian-inspired recipe for fresh tuna is quick and perfect for a weeknight dinner. The mild-tasting, firm-fleshed fish is basted with an easy-to-make teriyaki sauce and topped with a flavorful cilantro and green onion salad. Serve with steamed rice and stir-fried veggies. Enjoy! Note: I used ahi tuna (frozen then thawed) that I bought at Trader Joe’s.   Tuna Teriyaki • Read More »

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Stir-fried Snow Peas with Shiitakes and Ginger

May 30, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

Here’s a great side dish of crunchy snow peas and earthy mushrooms in a light, sesame-soy dressing. It’s quick, delicious and perfect for your next Asian-themed meal! Stir-Fried Snow Peas with Shiitakes and Ginger -recipe from Fine Cooking Magazine Tip: Choose dark green, dense-looking peas with no signs of drying or cracking. Trim them by breaking off • Read More »

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Turkey or Pork Fried Rice

April 28, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Rice, Turkey.

We love fried rice in our house. Not only do you get all the food groups in one dish (protein, carbs, veggies), it’s also super quick and easy to make. I used ground turkey instead of ground pork and it worked great! It’s important to use cold leftover rice because freshly-made rice will turn into a • Read More »

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Javanese Roasted Salmon

April 7, 2011 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Seafood.

This company-worthy dish is beautiful, super simple and perfect for spring! You won’t believe how easy this recipe is! The silky sauce that tops the salmon is slightly tangy, slightly sweet and slightly spicy. YUM! I’ve never had Javanese cuisine before, but let me tell you…I’m loving this salmon!!! Make sure you buy salmon fillets • Read More »

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Asian Dumpling Soup

April 3, 2011 | By andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

Although it’s officially spring, the cool weather here in the Pacific Northwest means it’s still soup season. A few days ago I made this super quick and easy Asian Dumpling Soup when I was home with the sniffles. Recipes like this are the reason I always like to have a package of potstickers in the freezer. • Read More »

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Singapore Turkey Stew

February 12, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Singapore Turkey Stew | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

I had a friend over for lunch the other day and served her this hearty stew filled with Asian-flavored turkey meatballs and crunchy vegetables in a light coconut broth. It was colorful, flavorful and satisfying. I only wish I had doubled the recipe!  When I was at the store buying ingredients for the soup, the Roma tomatoes were pretty sad • Read More »

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Asian Turkey Meatballs with Carrot Rice

January 27, 2011 | By andrea | 7 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Rice, Turkey.

Fast and flavorful, these Asian-inspired turkey meatballs are made with basic ingredients and are perfect for a weeknight meal. The meatballs can even be made ahead and frozen, which is always a bonus for the busy cook!   Both my kids loved the turkey meatballs, even my Picky Eater (alert the media!). I used 3 teaspoons of • Read More »

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Chinese Noodle and Chicken Salad

January 11, 2011 | By andrea | 11 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Salad, Side Dish, Turkey.

I ran across this recipe for Chinese Noodle and Chicken Salad the other day and thought it would be a great pasta salad dish to make for the weekend: tender noodles, crunchy snow peas and a creamy, peanutty Asian-inspired dressing. Yumm! Husband loved it, too. You’ll notice that this recipe serves 20 people, which is great • Read More »

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Butternut Squash Soup with Thai Gremolata

December 27, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Butternut Squash Soup with Thai Gremolata | Filed in: Asian, Recipes, Soup/Stew.

If you’re looking for a new way to eat winter squash, you must try this Thai-inspired recipe! The velvety texture of the butternut squash and coconut soup is brought to life by the vibrant flavors of the chopped peanut, lime zest and basil gremolata. Typically, gremolata is an Italian condiment of lemon zest, garlic and parsley • Read More »

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