Hawaiian Teriyaki BBQ Chicken

During my last Oahu trip with the family, after chillaxin' and swimming at Kailua Beach all morning, we were hungry and wanted to stop by a local market to get some fresh and cold Poke to cool down and replenish our starving bodies.  Yelp reviews and pictures led us to The Hibachi.  Even though the … Continue reading Hawaiian Teriyaki BBQ Chicken

Fish Sauce and Pepper BBQ Chicken

When I was a kid, one of my favorite chicken dishes my mom made was gà nước mắm, tiêu, đường.  Literally translated to chicken with fish sauce, pepper, and sugar.  Mom pan-fried the chicken leaving a beautiful fish sauce smell all over the house.  The chicken skin crisped up and the meat was juicy and … Continue reading Fish Sauce and Pepper BBQ Chicken

Vietnamese Braised Lemongrass Chicken

When I was a kid, my mom braised lemongrass chicken pretty frequently.  She used to buy whole chickens from the store, cut it up into bite-sized pieces, and braised in fish sauce and coconut juice until most of the juices evaporate and tons of flavors get absorbed inside each chicken piece.  I remember enjoying the … Continue reading Vietnamese Braised Lemongrass Chicken

BBQ Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

We celebrated my favorite niece Joy's 8th birthday this weekend.  She's a big fan of BBQ and loves to eat chicken wings.  She asked me to make a tray of chicken wings for her birthday party to share with her friends. I happily accepted her request and was very excited to cook and contribute food … Continue reading BBQ Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings