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Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in NonVeg | 0 comments

Five Spice Wok Roasted drumsticks

Five Spice Wok Roasted drumsticks

Have you done wok roasting? Or so it was called.The process looked like braising.Nonetheless it is one of my favorite way to cook Chinese inspired non-stir fry dishes. We are back into the routine. And i have to say,i am ready for it. Crazyness has yet to catch up.I am trying to stick with the new strategy.I am cooking dinner way before the dinner time. It has many advantages.Best is ,i don’t have to deal with evening stress of cooking dinner,getting cranky kids to listen to me,homework and all those routine fun stuff. We had playdate planned yesterday with one of our friend,followed by gymnastics.It meant that we will be out from the home half of the day.So i wanted to finish cooking before we leave and it had to be easy without being a crock-pot meal. I love wok roasting.It is not only easy.Chicken gets seasoned so well during the cooking and does not dry out.You basically char the meat(suitable for drumsticks and whole chicken) at high heat in the wok on both side.Then add the Chinese infused braising...

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in NonVeg, Storybook | 0 comments

Shrimp Potstickers

Shrimp Potstickers

Recently we read a story of identical “The Five Chinese Brothers’.It is one of the most popular folk tale of China.As you may have read,each Chinese brothers had unique gifts.First one can swallow the sea,second one had iron neck,third one can not be burn,fourth one can stretch and stretch and fifth one can hold his breath indefinitely.Now you can guess that the first one was fisherman… Story above may have just inspired me to make potstickers or the fact that my husband and i both LOVE it so much and so are our kiddos now..or my friend’s Ethel’s Jiaozi were so tempting to look at it,i decided to give a try taking her lead..I followed the recipe for filling here. I didn’t had chives,so i used scallions. I pan crisped and froze half of it. I didn’t fold the edges like traditional pot stickers,i crimped it up close with forks. We didn’t care for water chestnuts,as i had the feeling.So next time,it is not making it to the potstickers or it...

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