Posts Tagged ‘Rice’

Lo Mai Gai

It takes some time to prepare the ingredients for lo mai gai, but the actual assembly is really quite easy. Make up a single or double batch on a Sunday and freeze it for a quick and easy lunch option for the work week. Or make smaller, appetizer-sized packages (chun chu gai) to serve with […]

Dan Chaofan

Note: It’s important to use rice that has fully cooled to make fried rice. Cold rice breaks into individual grains much more easily and won’t get sticky and clump together like hot rice would. 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Cooked white rice, cooled — 4 cups Oil — 3 or 4 tablespoons Onion, sliced thinly, […]

Singapore Noodles

As with all stir fries, have all your ingredients assembled and prepared before you begin cooking. 4 servings Ingredients Dried rice vermicelli — 1 (12-ounce) package Oil — 3 tablespoons Shrimp, peeled and deveined — 1 pound Garlic, minced — 1 tablespoon Ginger, minced — 1 tablespoon Hot red chile pepper, thinly sliced (optional) — […]

Kabuli Pulao(Afghan rice and lamb pilaf)

Kabuli pulao is special occasion food in Afghanistan. “Pulao” is a type of rice dish made with a special, two-stepped cooking process for the rice that is unmatched in yielding separate, fluffy grains with excellent texture. While each step in the recipe is not particularly difficult, the dish does require several steps to complete. First […]

Khao Niao Mamuang(Thai sweet coconut rice with mangoes)

Sticky rice is used in Southeast Asia for desserts. It also goes by the name of “sweet rice” or “glutinous rice.” Be sure this is the kind you use. 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Short-grain sticky rice — 1 1/2 cups Water — to cover Coconut milk — 2 cups Brown or palm sugar — 1/2 […]

Pabellón Criollo(Venezuelan shredded beef with beans, rice and plantains)

4 to 6 servings Sometimes a fried egg is thrown on the top for good measure. Ingredients Oil — 1/4 cup Beef sirloin or flank steak — 2 pounds Onion, chopped — 1 Salt — 2 teaspoons Pepper — 1 teaspoon Water — to cover Onion, finely chopped — 1 Red bell pepper, finely chopped […]

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