Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category

postheadericon Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe

Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe I recently received a request (thanks Julie!) for a green curry paste recipe made from scratch.  I debated on whether or not I should include a recipe for homemade green curry paste in my last cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking” but ultimately chose not to as many people I know would rather buy [...]

postheadericon Raspberry Ginger Lemonade Recipe

Raspberry Ginger Lemonade Recipe With school starting in a few weeks, I wanted to post one last refreshing drink to savor over these precious remaining summer days (or nights, especially with the addition of vodka!).  Raspberry Ginger Lemonade is easy to make, light and refreshing.  If you have frozen raspberries on hand, you can whip this [...]

postheadericon Soy Ginger Chicken Wings

My husband Matthew is a chicken wing fanatic so I always whip up a batch of these easy, delicious and flavorful wings if he’s had a long day.  I bet you have all (or almost all) of the ingredients for this recipe in your pantry right now. These wings are marinated in soy sauce, honey, [...]

postheadericon Shaking Beef Made Easy

What’s shakin’ baby?  It’s this recipe for Shaking Beef!  This is one of my favorite recipes from my cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking.”  Although this recipe originated in Vietnam it has become a popular dish in the Issan province of Thailand because of its large Vietnamese population.  The reason it’s called “Shaking Beef” is because you [...]

postheadericon General Tso’s Chicken

Want to get your family to stand at attention?  Why not whip up this restaurant favorite tonight?  Although General Tso’s Chicken takes a couple of more steps than a simple stir-fry the results are worth it.  This sweet and slightly spicy dish is so delicious you’ll friends and family will be clamoring for seconds and [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Thai Salad

I had such an amazing time making this refreshing and gorgeous Thai Salad from my cookbook, Everyday Thai Cooking, on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family show the other day!   It’s filled with vibrant colors and interesting textures from the purple cabbage, coconut, green beans and crushed peanuts.  And then there’s the dressing…wow!  The yummy salad [...]

postheadericon Singapore Curry Noodles

We all know that French Fries weren’t invented in France and similarly Singapore Curry Noodles weren’t invented in Singapore (or so I’ve been told)!  These earthy noodles are a Cantonese creation found all over Hong Kong in night market stalls and it’s a mystery as to how this dish was given its name.   Whatever the [...]

postheadericon Asian Beef Skewers

Why not shake things up at your Memorial Day BBQ this weekend with this succulent, melt-in-your-mouth recipe for Asian Beef Skewers?  They’re loaded with amazing flavors from the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, Srircha and hoisin sauce.  Great for guests because you can marinate them a couple of hours before and just throw on the grill [...]

postheadericon Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables

I taught a class in Little Tokyo last night and it made me think of this easy and delicious recipe for Japanese Style Shrimp with Vegetables.  I just love the combination of soy sauce, rice vinegar, mirin and sesame oil which come together as a light glaze for this healthy and flavorful dish.   I [...]

postheadericon Chicken Broccoli Stir-fry

There’s Meatless Mondays and Throwback Thursday, why not try Stir-Fry Sundays on for size?  That’s right, folks!   I’m setting out to put Stir-fries on everyone’s table on Sunday nights.  Why? Because stir-fries are easy peasy, healthy, delicious and a great way to kick off your busy week by making use of whatever veggies you [...]

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Hi! I’m Katie Chin, an Asian food expert, cookbook author, tv host and food blogger. I'm also a mom, so I know what it takes to get dinner on the table in a busy household. I specialize in everyday Asian recipes for real people on real schedules and real budgets. more

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