Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice

Shrimp Fried Rice is one of our favorite dishes when we get take-out.  After the success of our Japanese Steakhouse Fried Rice, we decided to tackle our other favorite fried rice recipe.  Like our other fried rice recipe, this one uses day old rice and cooks super fast.  The fried rice that you get from take-out utilizes smaller sized shrimp, but we used full size shrimp to turn this side dish into an entree!  Check out our recipe below.

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Beef with String Beans

Beef with String Beans

Dana and I love Chinese Takeout.  However, the last time we ordered from our favorite joint we got sick.  So we have halted on our orders.  So I decided to try to make one of our favorite dishes at home.  Beef with String Beans is simple, delicious and could not be that hard to replicate. … Read moreBeef with String Beans

Szechwan Beef Stir-Fry

Szechwan Beef Stir-fry

I am always looking for new ways to cook beef.  I have made stir-frys’ in the past but none of them were Szechwan.  What is Szechwan Cuisine?  Well Szechwan means originating from the Sichuan Province of southwestern China.  I is known for  bold flavors, particularly the pungency and spiciness resulting from liberal use of garlic and chili peppers¹. This stir-fry … Read moreSzechwan Beef Stir-Fry

Asian BBQ Beef Kabobs

Asian BBQ Beef Kabobs

The other day I walked into the supermarket and discovered 1.99 a pound thin cut New York strip steaks.  Although a little thin for grilling as steaks, they were perfect for making kabobs.  So I started some rice in the rice cooker and then went to creating a Asian BBQ sauce. Asian BBQ Beef Kabobs … Read moreAsian BBQ Beef Kabobs

Asian Beef Kabobs

Grilled Asian Beef Kabobs

The other day I went to the store and they had sirloin steaks on sale.  So I picked a few up.  I wanted to try something new so I decided to make Asian Style Beef Kabobs.   I wanted to do a skewer that was reminiscent of a Stir-fry.  So I skewered broccoli, whole water chestnuts, peppers and onions.  Then I created a nice marinade that was thick and could grab onto the meat and vegetables.  This was a great meal.  The meat and veggies came out perfect.

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Kung Pao Chicken

The other day I was craving some Chinese takeout, but figured that I should make my own.  So I did.  I made a healthier version of Kung Pao Chicken.  Normally the chicken is deep fried, but to change things up a bit, I decided to stir-fry the chicken.  The recipe came out super tasty.

Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken

Serve over rice for the ultimate take-out at home.

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