Archive for the ‘Wok Recipes’ Category

postheadericon Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice I had such a blast surprising my bestie Jeannie Mai on her Fox talk show, The Real!  The segment airs Wednesday, May 11th on Fox.  Check local listings for your city here.  We made her fave dish, Pineapple Fried Rice.  A recipe from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes From [...]

postheadericon Sesame Peanut Noodles

Sesame Peanut Noodles This Chinese Take-out favorite is so delicious and easy to make and because you can serve it room temperature or chilled it’s a great potluck dish or fantastic to make in advance when entertaining.  My friend Erika said she used to order it three times a week when she lived in NYC her [...]

postheadericon Lumpia Recipe

Lumpia Recipe Growing up in Minnesota I wasn’t exposed to Filipino cuisine until I moved to LA in the late 80s and boy, I was hooked!  When I got the chance to do my own live-streaming, interactive cooking show Katie Woks, on the new digital platform NOM I jumped at the chance to make my favorite [...]

postheadericon Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken Who doesn’t love to bite into a tender, juicy piece chicken coated with a crispy batter and then tossed in a sweet and sour glaze with pineapples, tomatoes and bell pepper?  This Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe takes a bit more work than a simple stir-fry but it’s totally worth it.  Chinese [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Basil Shrimp Recipe

Lemongrass Basil Shrimp Recipe I just made this quick and easy Lemongrass Basil Shrimp recipe during a test shoot for a new digital interactive cooking platform called NOM (coming soon across all your mobile devices)!    Thanks to any of you that participated in the test!!  This dish is loaded with complex flavors from the fish [...]

postheadericon Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies

Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies I don’t know about you, but I’m still struggling with the couple of extra pounds I put on over the holidays.  I blame it on the Fried Chicken, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and Peach Cobbler we devoured at Mary Mac’s while visiting my sister Jeanie in Atlanta (not to mention [...]

postheadericon Green Curry with Prawns

Green Curry with Prawns There’s nothing like coming home to a house filled with the complex and layered aroma of a green curry dish.  I know it sounds complicated but this Green Curry with Prawns recipe is so easy even my seven year-old daughter Becca knows the steps, “Hey mom, aren’t you supposed to add the [...]

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 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 [...]

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