If you don’t mind slivering a few vegetables, this “steamed” fish dish is a classic Chinese preparation and exceedingly easy too. (Just don’t mind the perfume of fish that may permeate your house.)
Seasonal Summer Recipes
Use the best of summer produce with these recipes inspired by the cuisines of Asia.
These Fairy Tale eggplants are like little purple Tinkerbells that flew in just to enchant your weeknight dinner. Stir-fried here in a “fish fragrant” sauce that is all vegan and anything but fishy.
Oh this must be the quintessential homestyle Chinese dish. This egg and tomato stir-fry becomes soupy when the juices are gently coaxed out of fresh tomatoes.
This Japanese tofu salad is either the quickest side you can make or the laziest one when you don’t feel like cooking. Either way, you should have it in your recipe repertoire.
Tomatoes never had it so good. Coupled with fish sauce in this lightning fast sauce, your pan-fried cod will never be the same.
Just 3 ingredients and fresh corn flavor. You won’t miss the flour or cream in this classic Japanese soup.
Yes! Kimchi that is fast, easy, and tasty. Check! Make in the height of summer when fresh pickling cucumbers are around or when you see cucumbers in the market! Just needs a few ingredients and less than 30 minutes to prepare.
Does one need a recipe for hamachi crudo? Not necessarily, but there are some generally accepted practices you should know about this popular raw fish preparation.
Blistered and blackened, these green beans seem like they are abused. Instead, they are stir-fried with a simple yet potent combination of Chinese fermented black beans and fresh ginger.
If you’re wondering what to do with extra bell peppers, let them starring role in this succulent side dish. Tossed in a vegan black bean sauce, this has enough umami to melt in your mouth.
This cool Korean seaweed salad is uber healthy, quick to make, and HIGHLY ADDICTIVE. Make this all-time favorite, classic side dish quickly and easily from your pantry.
Pierced with chilies and paired with Argentinian wine, this Thai Basil chicken just might be the hottest, easiest date you can find on a school night.
Often found rolling around on a dim sum cart, this leafy green broccoli with a thick stem is a staple Chinese dish that can easily be made ahead of time.
DIY Vietnamese lemon soda means that each person stirs their own drink, not you. Less work is always a good thing.
Smashing garlic cloves to release the peel is a well worn cook’s technique to relieve aggression. However, most are unaware that the technique can also be applied to unassuming cucumbers.
These padron peppers makes a nice bar snack, if you happen to need one, or a short-term interim solution to keep hungry guests at bay. Ready in 15 minutes or less.