XO Fried Rice

I alway love checking out new ingredients to use in my cooking. I was super excited to use XO sauce and made umami packed chicken fried rice with it. The XO fried rice is loaded with chicken, Chinese sausage, asparagus, and mixed veggies. Fried rice is always a great way to get the girls to... Continue Reading →

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 →

Tacos de Alambre

I recently tried a new taco recipe I’ve been dying to try…Tacos de Alambre. These tacos were adapted from Mexico in My Kitchen food blog and I appreciated the recipe inspiration and tips. So eazy and delish. In Mexican food, the word 'Alambre' translates to a Mexican dish consisting of chopped meats and vegetables, served... Continue Reading →

Beef Hard Tacos

Every time I visit family in San Diego, the first order of business upon our arrival, no matter what time of day it is, is to hit up Cotixan Mexican Food for one of my favorite tacos ever…the Cotixan hard beef taco.I am in love with the tender shredded beef, tons of crisp and fresh... Continue Reading →

Seafood Tacos

When mom visits for dinner, I always try to step up my cooking game to impress her. I stepped up my Taco game by grilling Octopus, Shrimp, and Scallop on the Weber for seafood tacos. I seasoned the seafood with my grilled fish taco seasoning and it came out perfect. The spicy and earthy Mexican... Continue Reading →

Tacos Gobernador (Cheesy Shrimp Tacos)

Gobernador de Camarón are ooey-gooey, cheesy, delicious, and amazing tacos. If you're unfamiliar with these tacos, Tacos Gobernador is a taco but prepared and cooked like a quesadilla so it’s like a shrimp quesitaco. So yum!!These colorful and delicious tacos were inspired by my super awesome foodie friend @homemade_always on Instagram. The tacos are super... Continue Reading →

Carne Asada Tacos (Grilled Steak Tacos)

Have yourself a fiesta anytime anywhere with this versatile and delicious Carne Asada recipe! Living in San Jose, CA, there are a lot of Hispanic supermarkets like Chavez Supermarket that sell delicious, high-quality, pre-marinated, and ready-to-grill steaks for you to just grill at home. I used to do that a lot and still do it... 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 →

Veggie Tacos

These zucchini and corn veggie tacos are perfect for Meatless Monday and Taco Tuesday. I’ve learned through reading countless Mexican cookbooks and watching tons of YouTube videos over the years that you can get creative and make tacos with just about ANYYYTHING. I love my meaty tacos, but sometimes I like to lighten it up... Continue Reading →

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