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Chipotle Chicken Burger


I couldn’t get enough of the Chipotle Chicken I made last weekend, so here is another twist to this Mexican gem. I woke up early in the morning to prepare the marinade and season the chicken. All the pounding and blending woke EK up. But he says the burger is so good, it has more than made up for his Read More

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Claypot Rice


  Claypot rice, stir-fried greens, and Chinese tea. A perfect combo for a family dinner on the weekend. The best part is that I cooked this in the rice cooker 😉. It so easy, yet so delicious. Ingredients Chicken 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thigh, cut into bite-size pieces 1 tsp salt 1 tsp msg 1 tsp dark soy sauce Read More

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Dry Rub Grilled Chicken Wings


EK and I have spent many happy hours at BJ’S sports bar this last NBA season cheering on the Warriors. Few could imagine what crazy Warriors’ fan we have become. Our favorite game-time drink and snack are the top shelf margaritas and dry rub wings. This happy hour investment has indeed paid off with another championship win by the Warriors. Read More

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Chicken Salad Sandwich


Since I made the Egg Salad Sandwich a couple of weeks back, I’ve been thinking about all its ‘cousins’ that I used to fix for quick lunches. Glad that Hanna came back this weekend and I have a reason to fix the Chicken Salad Sandwich that both of us enjoy. This is a recipe from my Betty Crocker cookbook that Read More

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Spicy Korean Chicken and Potato Stew


This chicken recipe is simple and easy and definitely a keeper for times when I need to whip up a dish quickly. No need to cut chicken, no need to mince garlic, just throw all into one pot and stew …. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Ingredients 3 lb chicken wings and drumettes 2 Tbsp canola oil Read More

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Three-Cup Chicken


I love three-cup chicken for the thick, aromatic sauce. While it is true that you need equal parts of soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil, the key to success of this dish is to have lots of garlic and basil. I tried it this weekend as part of the catering menu for the girls.  Delicious! Drizzle the sauce over Read More

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Pan Fried Rice Noodles (猪肠粉)


We often had plain rice noodles (猪肠粉) for breakfast when the girls were going to school. Simply pan fry and drizzle with soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds for a quick and easy fix. I have since turned this to a lunch dish by adding stir fried chicken, shrimp, and vegetables as topping. Another one-wok meal! Prep Time: 30 Read More

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Oyakodon


What do I do with yesterday’s left over dashi stock? Cook more Japanese food! I am starting to realize how easy it is to prepare donburi. This recipe will get serious consideration when I need to whip up dinner quickly. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Serves: 3   Ingredients 3 pieces chicken thigh, cut into bite size Read More

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Chicken Cutlet Donburi


I attempted Chicken Cutlet Donburi at Ashley’s request last weekend. Turns out that this is a really easy dish to make. I always wondered how the layer of onions and fluffy egg is made to taste so delicious? The secret is in the broth used to cook them! I stopped by the Japanese supermarket and picked up the key ingredients: Read More

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Chicken Quesadilla with Mango Salsa


This is one of Ashley’s favorite, she asks me to make it every so often on weekends. The mango salsa adds a fruity touch to the dish. It is a one-pan recipe. Thumbs up from the one who needs to wash dishes after the meal; only one-pan to wash :). I like it too because it is colorful and tasty!   Prep Read More

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