Gà Muối ớt Chiên (Fried Salted Chicken)

Gà muối ớt chiên, fried salt, and chili chicken is the perfect protein to serve for Vietnamese family-style meals which include steamed jasmine rice, canh (Vietnamese soups), and/or stir-fried veggies. So quick, simple, and flavor-packed.My mom made something very similar with pork belly, but chicken is the healthier option and still packed with so much... Continue Reading →

Chipotle Chicken Tacos

I usually don’t like to order chicken street tacos at the local taquerias because the chicken is prepared differently at every spot, the taste is not that good, and there are always other protein options I’d rather pick over chicken. But at home, when the chicken is prepared how I want it, that’s a totally... Continue Reading →

Korean BBQ Chicken Wings

As long as you have the right technique to cook chicken wings, there ain't no limit on how you can dress and sauce your wings..or eat it naked and plain. Last week, I shared a technique I learned, called the Bullseye technique, which involved putting lit coals in char-baskets in the middle of the Weber... Continue Reading →

Chicken Japanese Curry

We love eating all the different kinds of yummy curries from different cuisines at our house....Thai Curry, Vietnamese Curry, Indian Curry, and even Steph and Ayesha Curry! My youngest daughter Taylor recently declared that Japanese Curry is her favorite curry to eat. She explained that she loves it more than other curries because 1) it's... Continue Reading →

Chicken Katsu

The kids and I love Chicken Katsu!  It's like an oversized excellent quality crispy chicken nugget. Crunchy, addicting, and ammmmazzzzing!  When seasoned and cooked properly, the panko bread crumbs produce a delicate crispy breaded crust and keep the chicken meat juicy and moist.  The katsu sauce is also super flavorful and gives the chicken katsu... Continue Reading →

Thai Red Curry

One of the things I love most about Thai food is the explosion of flavors and flavor bomb in your mouth with every bite.  Thai red curry is a great example of it.  I love the spiciness, lusciousness, creaminess of red curry and love the magical pairing of red curry paste and coconut milk. AND... Continue Reading →

Pad Thai

I recently watched Padma Lakshmi's Taste the Nation show on Hulu and the Thai Food episode was amazing.  In the episode, I learned about how the Thai community was developed in Las Vegas in the 1970s by brave Thai women who left their homeland for a better quality of life for their families, built the... Continue Reading →

Thai Chicken and Rice (Khao Mun Gai)

In 2019, Thai chicken and rice shops started popping up in the Bay Area.  Thai Chicken and Rice is the Thai version of the popular Hainanese chicken rice.  There's even a popular Vietnamese version called Com Ga Hai Nam.  The Vietnamese version is generally served with a gingery prepared fish sauce and fresh herbs like... Continue Reading →

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