Tag Archive: wok

Quickie Dinner

You can cheat but still keep it healthy! These types of meals are perfect for busy weeknight dinners when all you want is just something tasty but fast. Answer? A ready cooked roast chicken, I got Mojo flavor, yum and blanch a big bunch of greens like rapini! The quickest way to blanch rapini is…

Wok dinner: Spicy Eggplant Chicken

What do chicken thighs and eggplant conjure up for me? Spicy brown bean sauce! So that’s what I made… Because this dish can look a bit brown and the texture of eggplant is soft, I added red bell pepper and shallots for some contrast. So, that’s my thought process when I’m deciding what to cook!…

Easy Wok Dinner

This is my go to Easy Wok Dinner that I make frequently! Wok Stars, I know you get excited to show off your new found wok skills to friends, however, don’t pressure yourself with a big party on your first attempt. It takes the fun out of it and you’ll get put off. Take baby…

Thanksgiving Leftovers with Asian Spin

What to do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?  Give them an Asian spin and wok them!  I often do that. It’s fun to repurpose food. Leftovers like turkey, boiled or roasted brussel sprouts, chestnuts that didn’t make it into the  stuffing, even stuffing and calabaza, squash or sweet potatoes are perfect candidates for a…

Simple Kale and Mushroom Stir Fry

2012 is Year of the Dragon, for Chinese New Year, this easy curly kale & oyster mushroom stir fry is perfect and can accompany your other festive dishes! Kung Hei Fat Choy. Just a little oil in hot cast iron wok, added garlic & ginger, cook down with mushroom juice from rehydrating dried oyster mushrooms,…

Top 12 Wok Tips

As a wok enthusiast, cooking teacher and creator of a Wok Star Kit, I hear a lot of common mistakes people make when attempting wok cooking. This post was originally on rasamalaysia but I’ve revised a little. There were many wonderful comments and questions which may help you, so check it out. Ask me questions…