Air-Fryer Pork Chops

2 (3/4 inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops (about 6 ounces each) Salt 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander Heat air fryer to 375 degrees, if preheating is recommended for your air fryer. Pat pork chops dry with paper towels. Season the pork chops with salt on both sides. In… Continue reading Air-Fryer Pork Chops

Burmese Lentil and Glass Noodle Soup

1 cup dried lentils 3 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 tbsp. chopped onions 1 tbsp. minced garlic 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder 4 oz. or 1/2 cup minced chicken/pork/beef 1/2 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. + 1 tbsp. salt 20 fresh curry leaves 7 garlic cloves 4 fresh ginger slices 2 oz. dried bean-thread or glass noodles 1/2… Continue reading Burmese Lentil and Glass Noodle Soup

Pork Schnitzel With Quick Pickles

For the Pickles 2 limes 3 small Kirby cucumbers or 1 large cucumber, peeled if you like and thinly sliced 1/3 cup very thinly sliced fennel bulb (save the fronds for garnish) 1 large shallot or 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt For the Pork Cutlets… Continue reading Pork Schnitzel With Quick Pickles

Pork Katsu With Pickled Cucumbers and Shiso

1/2 pound small Kirby cucumbers, sliced into ¼-inch-thick rounds 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt, more for seasoning 1 1/4 teaspoons sugar 8 thin slices boneless pork medallions or center-cut pork chops (about 1½ pounds) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 cups panko crumbs 1/2 cup flour Black pepper… Continue reading Pork Katsu With Pickled Cucumbers and Shiso

Pho-Ton Soup

4 cups beef, chicken or veggie broth 4–5 thin slices ginger (OK to leave peel on) 1–2 rough chopped garlic cloves (optional) 4–5 Scallions, sliced, divided into white parts and green parts (or sub very thinly sliced onion) 1/2 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice 1/4 teaspoon cracked pepper 12– 14 mini wontons (or to your preference)… Continue reading Pho-Ton Soup

15 Minute Wonton Soup

1 leek, white parts, thinly sliced (or sub 1 shallot or 1/2 cup onion) 4 slices ginger (the size of a quarter, leave peels on- or 1 tablespoon ginger paste) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth) 10–14 wontons (chicken, shrimp or vegetarian) salt and lemon juice to taste a couple… Continue reading 15 Minute Wonton Soup

Roast Pork Lo Mein

For the sauce mixture: 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 tablespoon hot water 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil For the rest of the dish: 8 ounces Chinese roast pork (char siu) julienned into… Continue reading Roast Pork Lo Mein

Chinese Roast Pork Sandwich on Garlic Bread:

1 pound sliced Chinese roast pork (char siu) (450g) 3 cloves garlic (mashed) 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 2 Italian or submarine rolls 4 teaspoons 20g softened butter (optional) 2 tablespoons Chinese hot mustard to serve 2 tablespoons Duck sauce to serve Slice the Chinese roast pork (char siu)… Continue reading Chinese Roast Pork Sandwich on Garlic Bread:

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

3 pounds boneless pork shoulder/pork butt (select a piece with some good fat on it) 1/4 cup granulated white sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon five spice powder 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon Shaoxing rice wine 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 2 teaspoons molasses 1/8 teaspoon red… Continue reading Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

BBQ Char Siu Roast Pork on the Grill

For the marinade: 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder (900g, select a cut with some good fat on it) 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon five spice powder 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 2 teaspoons molasses 3 cloves minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon red… Continue reading BBQ Char Siu Roast Pork on the Grill

Chinese Boneless Spare Ribs

2 1/2 pounds boneless pork butt (sliced ¾” thick into 4”x8” slices; can also use boneless country ribs) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 3 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon five spice powder 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon ground bean sauce 1… Continue reading Chinese Boneless Spare Ribs

Char Siu-Style Oven Baked Ribs

3 pounds baby back ribs (1.4 kg) 1/4 cup sugar (50g) 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon five spice powder 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon shaoxing wine 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 2 teaspoons molasses 1/8 teaspoon red food coloring (optional) 3 cloves garlic (finely minced) Rinse the… Continue reading Char Siu-Style Oven Baked Ribs

Chinese Rice Cake Soup

For the meat & marinade: 8 ounces lean pork or chicken (cut into small, thin strips) 2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon water To assemble the soup: 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (divided) 4 slices ginger (julienned) 3 scallions (thinly… Continue reading Chinese Rice Cake Soup

Fried Brown Rice

The basic process: Follow these steps in the order below, and you’ll make perfect fried brown rice every time. Steam the brown rice Marinate the meat Prepare the sauce Scramble eggs Sear the meat (Beef Fried Rice is Judy’s favorite, so that’s what we made for this recipe!) Stir fry all the Fried Brown Rice… Continue reading Fried Brown Rice

Currywurst

For the Curry Sauce 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 tablespoon mild curry powder, plus more for sprinkling 1 teaspoon ground sweet paprika 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick 1 small dried chile de árbol 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes with their… Continue reading Currywurst

Grilled Gochujang Pork With Fresh Sesame Kimchi

2 tablespoons gochugaru (Korean red chile flakes) 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 3 teaspoons grated garlic 2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger 1 teaspoon kosher salt (such as Diamond Crystal), plus more for seasoning 1/2 teaspoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar 1 1/2 pounds baby bok choy,… Continue reading Grilled Gochujang Pork With Fresh Sesame Kimchi

Fall Vegetable Soup With Chicken Sausage

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 12 ounces Italian-style chicken or turkey sausage (if raw, casings removed and crumbled; or if cooked, diced) 1 large yellow onion (12 ounces), diced 2 medium carrots, scrubbed and diced 2 cloves garlic, minced or finely grated 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground… Continue reading Fall Vegetable Soup With Chicken Sausage