Viewing entries tagged
Quick

Quick Chicken Stir Fry

7 Comments

Quick Chicken Stir Fry

I know, I know - I love a stir fry. There...I admitted it.


INGREDIENTS

  • 1lb. chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ¼-½ cup cornstarch
  • 1-2 tablespoons neutral oil, like avocado
  • 4-6 green onion sprigs, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • 1-2 tablespoons Sambal Chili Garlic sauce (depends how spicy you like)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • In medium bowl add chicken and ¼ cup cornstarch, coat the chicken well but shake off excess using a sifter - set aside.
  • Heat pan or wok until almost smoking - add 1 tablespoon oil and chicken
  • Cook chicken until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes then stir in green onions and cook for  a minute or so; remove chicken and set aside
  • Place same pan/wok back on medium heat, add a touch of oil, garlic and ginger - cook until fragrant about 30 seconds, then add soy sauce, honey and Sambal
  • In a separate small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon cornstarch with ¼ cup water then stir in with soy sauce mixture, cook until sauce starts to thicken
  • Add the chicken back in, stir and coat with sauce, cook for a few more minutes
  • Garnish with cilantro and sesame seeds and serve
FullSizeRender.jpg
FullSizeRender.jpg
FullSizeRender.jpg
IMG_7097.JPG

7 Comments

Sea Bass with Parsley Cream

3 Comments

Sea Bass with Parsley Cream

And horseradish - did I mention that?

Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 ¼ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup chopped curly parsley
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 4 -6oz Seabass fillets, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan on medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, until the paste cooks and bubbles a bit, but don't let it brown - about 2 minutes.
  2. Add milk in small amounts, continuing to stir as the sauce thickens. Add pinch of salt and pepper to taste, lower the heat, and cook, stirring for 2 to 3 minutes until smooth.  Remove from the heat - stir in parsley and horseradish
  3. Drizzle each seabass fillet with olive oil and season with salt & pepper on both sides
  4. Place Halibut in a hot pan face down and sear for about 3 minutes on each side, until opaque
  5. Plate fish and top with 2-3 tablespoons of the horseradish sauce
FullSizeRender.jpg

3 Comments

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

2 Comments

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

These small, little bites of deliciousness are always welcome - and easy to make especially if you keep frozen, precooked meatballs in your freezer.


INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 pound ready made mini meatballs (in the freezer section)
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 green onions, white & light green parts only, thinly sliced on an angle
  • sesame seeds for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a pot and heat on the stove over medium heat until sauce comes to a slight boil - then turn down heat and simmer
  2. Place the meatballs in the pot, simmer 10-15 minutes until heated through
  3. Serve over rice, garnish sesame seeds and green onions on top.
IMG_1532.JPG

2 Comments

Strawberry Cheesecake… Milkshake

Comment

Strawberry Cheesecake… Milkshake

Three ingredients and so damn good.


Comment