Skillet Lemongrass Chicken

500 grams boneless skinless chicken thighs boneless skinless 4 tsp avocado oil Lemongrass chicken marinade: Juice of 1 lemon 1 stalk lemongrass white part only 2 tsp garlic minced 1.5 tbsp brown sugar (for less sweet: use 1 tbsp) 1/2 tbsp regular soy sauce not light or dark! 1 tbsp fish sauce On a chopping… Continue reading Skillet Lemongrass Chicken

Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Chicken

1 lb (450 g) boneless skinless chicken thighs , cut to 1-inch (2-cm) pieces (or breasts) 1/2 cup cornstarch Oil spray Marinade: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic , finely grated 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1 teaspoon brown sugar (or regular sugar) 1/2 teaspoon salt Spice Mix: 2 teaspoons white pepper powder 1… Continue reading Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Chicken

Indian Chicken Kebabs

250 grams Chicken, boneless thighs 2 tbsp Cooking oil Marinade: 1 tbsp Garlic grated 1 tbsp Ginger grated 1 tbsp Chilie powder 1 tsp Coriander powder Dhania 1 tsp Cumin powder jeera 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder Haldi 1/2 tsp Garam masala 2 tbsp Yogurt plain 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Pepper powder 1 tbsp Lemon… Continue reading Indian Chicken Kebabs

Pretzel-Breaded Chicken

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken cutlets 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons fine salt, divided, plus more to taste 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons water 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 4 ounces pretzel sticks, finely ground in a food processor (1 cup) 1/2 teaspoon celery seed… Continue reading Pretzel-Breaded Chicken

Crispy Cilantro-Chile Shrimp

6 ounces cilantro leaves and stems (about 2 medium bunches or 1 large bunch), cut to fit into a blender 5 garlic cloves, peeled 1 serrano chile, stemmed, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus up to 3/4 cup for frying 1 heaping tablespoon chopped fresh ginger 1 tablespoon lime juice (from about 1… Continue reading Crispy Cilantro-Chile Shrimp

Air Fryer Char Siu

1 lb thick cut pork chop 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp hoisin sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 cloves garlic smashed 1 inch ginger sliced 2 tsp shaoxing wine optional 1/2 tsp chinese five spice powder optional 1/4 tsp ground white pepper optional Cut the pork chop into 1″ pieces. Combine the remaining ingredients into… Continue reading Air Fryer Char Siu

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Strips

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 cups panko 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper, preferably white pepper canola oil spray lime and cilantro to serve Soak the chicken strips in… Continue reading Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Strips

Crispy Spiced Kale

4 cups roughly chopped curly kale (about 1/2 bag or 1 small bunch, stemmed) 1 bunch scallions chopped (about 1/3 cup) 1/2 teaspoon Aleppo pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon garam masala Salt to taste FOR THE BATTER 1 cup chickpea flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus… Continue reading Crispy Spiced Kale

Oven-Fried Patatas Bravas

FOR THE POTATOES: 2 pounds yellow-fleshed or russet potatoes, peeled and cut in 1 1/2-inch chunks Kosher salt 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 head garlic, separated into cloves but not peeled FOR THE SALSA BRAVA: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Oven-Fried Patatas Bravas

Mozzarella Schnitzel

2 to 4 slices low-moisture mozzarella 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 large egg 1/4 cup panko Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Neutral oil, such as canola or grapeseed Stack enough mozzarella slices to reach about 3/4 centimeter in height. (For me, this is three, but it depends on how thick your slices are.)… Continue reading Mozzarella Schnitzel

Sesame Chicken with Arugula and Artichokes

1/2 cup (about 2 1/2 ounces) white sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon fine salt, plus more as needed 4 chicken breast cutlets or 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1 pound total) (see NOTE) Neutral oil, such as vegetable, as needed 1 (12-ounce) jar quartered and marinated artichokes, drained marinade reserved 4 cups baby arugula Freshly… Continue reading Sesame Chicken with Arugula and Artichokes

Quick Roasted Cauliflower

1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-size florets 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons Yondu Method Preheat broiler to HIGH. On a sheet pan, combine cauliflower, oil and Yondu; toss until coated. Arrange cauliflower without crowding. Place under broiler until golden brown, about 10 minutes, tossing halfway through. Notes/tips: Garnish with parsley, chili flakes and lemon… Continue reading Quick Roasted Cauliflower

Crispy Cauliflower with Gochujang

2 lb/910g cauliflower, broken into bite-sized florets 2 Tbsp/30ml extra-virgin olive oil fine sea salt 1/2 cup/120ml water 2 Tbsp/40g gochujang 2 Tbsp/30ml apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp/5ml light soy sauce 1/2 tsp packed light brown sugar 2 Tbsp/20g roasted salted peanuts 1 Tbsp chopped chives Preheat the oven to… Continue reading Crispy Cauliflower with Gochujang

Air-Fryer Brussels Sprouts With Garlic, Balsamic and Soy

1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved through the stems (cut larger ones in quarters) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice, plus more for serving 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce Heat air fryer to 400 degrees, if preheating is… Continue reading Air-Fryer Brussels Sprouts With Garlic, Balsamic and Soy

Air Fryer Chicken Tikka Kebab (with Oven and Grill Variations)

1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts pat dried and cut into 1.5 inch pieces 2 cups mixed peppers cut into 1.5-inch pieces 1 medium red onion cut into 1.5-inch cubes Marinade: 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon green chili 2 tablespoons garlic paste 1 teaspoon ginger 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoons… Continue reading Air Fryer Chicken Tikka Kebab (with Oven and Grill Variations)

Air Fryer Paneer Tikka (with Oven and Grill Variations)

1/2-cup plain yogurt full fat 1/2 ablespoon ginger paste 1/2 tablespoon garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon Kashmiri red chili powder 1 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon chat masala optional 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves 1 lemon juiced 1 teaspoon smoked paprika optional 1 pound paneer cut into… Continue reading Air Fryer Paneer Tikka (with Oven and Grill Variations)

Indochinese Gobi Manchurian (Stovetop, Oven, or Air Fryer)

1 pound cauliflower cut evenly into 1 to 2 inch florets 2 tablespoons corn flour 4 tablespoons all purpose flour 1/3 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4+teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons oil Sauce Ingredients 2 tablespoon chili garlic sauce 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons ketchup 1 tablespoon vinegar 2 teaspoons… Continue reading Indochinese Gobi Manchurian (Stovetop, Oven, or Air Fryer)