Soy Sauce

Ahi Tuna Poke, Raw Fish Salad

2018-02-13T07:51:56+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Fish and Seafood|

Get a fresh piece of sashimi grade ahi tuna and you are ready for a nice treat…simple and super easy ahi tuna poke (raw fish salad) recipe… We are pretty addicted to poke since we discovered a while ago…poke places are popping up like crazy in our area, even Costco sells it…we have tried many places and they all have their specialties…I am okay with the Costco one, but the portion are humongous…which often is not suitable for our little family of two, and it does not taste the same the next day…so I decided to make my own…the one that I am sharing here today is pretty basic, you can really add what you like and come up [...]

Celery Salad with San-J Sauce

2018-02-09T13:45:21+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Gluten Free, Side Dish, Vegetarian|

This is a very simple and easy recipe using mainly blanched celery, yes blanched celery…this way the celery still crunchy and yet somehow delicate. I accepted the invitation to try more San-J sauces, they were sent to me without charge, and I did not receive any compensation for this post and all the content and opinion in this post are solely mine. I decided to use the gluten free organic tamari soy sauce in this recipe, and I love it, especially because this is a reduced sodium version of soy sauce. You can look for more San-J sauces here and pick your favorite one. In Asian cuisine, salad is not very common, most of the so called vegetable “cold dishes” are either [...]

Chinese Cucumber Salad

2018-02-02T01:00:57+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Gluten Free, Side Dish|

This is the kind of cucumber that is often served as one of side dishes at the classic Chinese banquet…it is simple and really tasty. The flavors of this cucumber dish is kind of garlicky, sweet with a touch of spiciness. I love this simple side dish, especially when the weather is warm…the cucumbers have crunchy texture with complex flavors, and can be kept in the fridge for a few days. Ingredients: 3 Japanese cucumbers 1 teaspoon salt 4 to 5 garlic cloves ¼ teaspoon whole peppercorns ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon light soy sauce Method: Cut the cucumber into 1 to ½ in [...]

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