Steamy Kitchen's Healthy Asian Favorites: 100 Recipes That Are Fast, Fresh, and Simple Enough for Tonight's Supper
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Steamy Kitchen creator Jaden Hair, top Asian cooking blogger, gives a healthy and truly inspired overhaul to more than 120 classic Asian recipes, making them accessible and easy for home cooks.
As the creator of the beloved blog Steamy Kitchen, Jaden Hair knows how to make Asian food accessible—and exciting—to home cooks. Now, with humor and a can-do attitude, Jaden presents this collection of her quick and flavorful recipes for healthy Asian dishes, most of which are naturally gluten-free and light on meat. With her infectious passion for cooking, Jaden teaches you how to shop for the best Asian ingredients, stock your pantry to streamline weeknight meals, and master delicious Asian cooking at home.
Featuring good-enough-to-eat photography shot by Jaden herself, this book speaks to a new wave of healthy eaters without sacrificing flavor, ease, and fun. Jaden makes Asian foods seem approachable, not intimidating, and also offers new material for experienced Asian cooks looking to expand their repertoires. Doing away with gloppy sauces, oily stir-fries, and high calorie counts, these vibrant and unquestionably unique dishes are inspired makeovers of authentic dishes from China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam. Recipes such as Chicken-Mango Lettuce Cups, Seafood Curry Noodle Soup, Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Grilled Tofu, Korean Tacos My Way, and a Thai-inspired Peach and Basil Smoothie are perfectly suited for everything from casual dinners to impromptu parties and gatherings.
Jaden’s conversational style will make you feel as if you have a knowledgeable friend in the kitchen, guiding you through the process. With Jaden on your side, you can learn to cook fast, fresh, tasty Asian dishes that family and friends—from seasoned foodies to picky kids—will enjoy and request time and time again!
chapter. Feel free to mix and match! All of the dressing recipes will make enough dressing for 4 servings plus a little more to store for up to a week in the refrigerator. WHAT IS RICE BRAN OIL? Rice bran oil is my very favorite cooking oil. In fact, I love it so much that I created our very own Steamy Kitchen Rice Bran Oil. So what is it? Well, it’s made from the bran and germ from non GMO rice. Rice bran oil is one of the world’s healthiest edible oils—it’s hypo-allergenic, a source of
wrapper over like a half-moon and press tightly to make a seal. Arrange the folded pot stickers in a single layer (not touching) on a plate or baking sheet. Cover with a barely-damp towel or plastic wrap to prevent drying. When ready to cook, heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Swirl in 1½ teaspoons of cooking oil. Arrange pot stickers in a single layer in the pan. Try not to crowd or they’ll stick to each other. Cook until slightly browned, about 1 minute, then flip and brown the other
technique for cooking fish in parchment paper and added my usual Chinese herbs and seasonings. It cuts the cooking time and makes clean up as simple as crumpling up paper and tossing it in the compost. SERVES 4 1 green onion, halved, white part only, sliced lengthwise 1 (4-inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and julienned 1 (10-ounce) skinless fish fillet, such as cod, tilapia, salmon, or grouper Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 small bunch cilantro 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine or
noodles are made from, you guessed it, rice. They come in different thicknesses, from angelhair thin to linguine thick. Soak the dried rice noodle in warm water for 10 minutes. Then dip in boiling water for 10 seconds. That’s all it takes to cook! Take care not to over cook them, they become soggy and break apart. RICE NOODLES UDON This is a Japanese wheat-based noodle used in stir fries and noodle soups. UDON NOODLES Fresh Noodles: FRESH NOODLES These are my favorite noodles of all
(which is the water found when a fresh coconut is opened). You’ll find coconut milk at any Asian market and mostly likely in the “ethnic” section of your grocer (which I hope one day will be obsolete and global ingredients will be found throughout the store). Coconut milk is unsweetened (not to be confused with sweet creme of coconut used for cocktails). COCONUT MILK CURRY PASTE There are many different types of curry paste: red, green, yellow and masaman. Each is made from a different