Recipes

BEEF WELLINGTON
Beef Wellington is the ultimate gourmet meal perfect for any holiday or special occasion. Beef tenderloin, mushrooms, and Parma ham encased in crisp, golden, puff pastry. This showstopper is well worth the effort!
Chile Rellenos Stuffed with Risotto
Chile Rellenos with a twist! Fire roasted poblano peppers stuffed with a simple yet flavorful risotto and served with an amazing, homemade salsa roja on the side.
HOMEMADE BISCUITS
The perfect biscuit recipe to go with your Thanksgiving meal. Flaky, tender, and ready to sop up some gravy! Gluten-free option included.
ROASTED RACK OF BRUSSELS SPROUTS
Take Brussels Sprouts to another level when you roast them in your smoker or oven right on the stalk and add prosciutto!! The presentation on the table is a wow plus the flavor is so darn tasty!
DOUBLE SMOKED SWEET AND SPICY HAM
Smoked ham is delicious as is, but what if we slapped it with some chili powder, a little bit of honey, and smoked it again?! The result was one crazy good ham! Sweet, spicy, smokey perfection.
HIBISCUS SALT SMOKED LAMB
Absolutely amazing way to cook a leg of lamb! The hibiscus salt in the rub really takes it to another level. So flavorful and juicy…you’re gonna love this!
CHICKEN AMOK
This chicken amok is a great recipe to learn about Cambodian cooking - it’s considered by many to be the national dish of Cambodia! Bursting with flavors of lemongrass, turmeric, and coconut, and not nearly as spicy as neighboring Thai and Vietnamese food. 
HOT AND SOUR CHICKEN SOUP WITH LEMONGRASS AND MUSHROOM
Flavors of lemongrass, kaffir lime, and chili come together to create a warm and comforting bowl of Hot and Sour Chicken Soup. A great recipe to explore Cambodian cooking - super simple and so tasty!  
KHMER CHICKEN CURRY WITH HOMEMADE CURRY PASTE
Authentic Cambodian Curry! Rich and flavorful, full of chicken and veggies, and the best part of the recipe is that it uses homemade curry paste! Better than any store bought curry paste you’ll ever try. This recipe has quite a few steps but I promise you it's well worth the effort! 
CRISPY CHICKEN THIGHS WITH GRAND MARNIER CARROTS AND WILD RICE
Crisp, juicy chicken thighs, sweet, tender carrots, and wild rice - This recipe is a family favorite and utilizes one of my favorite kitchen tools, the trusty cast iron skillet!
BRAISED CHICKEN WITH LEMONGRASS AND CURRY POWDER (GA RAM CARRY SA OT)
These incredibly easy to prepare braised chicken legs are bursting with flavor thanks to the use of Vietnamese staples like lemongrass, curry powder, and fish sauce. 
IMPERIAL FRIED RICE (Com Hoàng Bào)
Have some leftover white rice and want to turn it into something delicious? Try this authentic Vietnamese recipe for Imperial Fried Rice (Com Hoàng Bào)! Add your favorite grilled meats or veggies and make a meal out of it! 
TERIYAKI TRI TIP
This Teriyaki Tri Tip has been a family favorite since the first time I made it! The flavor is awesome and this recipe gives you the option of cooking in the oven or on the grill, so it’s great for any time of year.
CAJUN STYLE SALMON WITH APPLE & ARTICHOKE SALAD
This Cajun Style Salmon with Apple & Artichoke Salad makes a healthy and satisfying lunch or dinner. The apple adds plenty of sweet crunch while the Cajun spice is a nice twist and adds a ton of flavor!
VIETNAMESE GRILLED MEATS WITH NOODLES (HA NOI BUN CHA)
Ha noi bun cha is a traditional Vietnamese dish found in fancy restaurants and street vendors alike. It consists of marinated and grilled meats that are served with rice vermicelli, veggies, and dipping sauce. This is a great way to introduce the fam to traditional Vietnamese cuisine! 
SPICY GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (SOM TAM)
Papaya salad is a famous dish found on Thai menus around the world. It’s crunchy, sweet, spicy, savory, and embodies all of the flavors of Thai cooking. Pairs wonderfully with grilled chicken or beef. 
PRAWN CAKES (TOD MAN KOONG)
Tod man koong are delightful little prawn cakes flavored with coriander and fried until golden brown. Make a big batch of these and serve them up with pineapple sauce or sweet chili sauce!
COCONUT MILK SOUP WITH CHICKEN AND MUSHROOM (TOM KHA KAI SAI HED)
Tom kha kai sai hed is a super popular Thai soup made of a rich and creamy coconut broth with chicken, mushrooms, and loads of authentic Thai seasonings like lemongrass, galangal, and tamarind juice.
STIR FRIED BEEF WITH HOT BASIL (PHAD KRA-PRAOW NUA)
Authentic Thai, stir fried beef and basil! This is a classic dish over in Thailand -  it’s SPICY but easily adjustable…just leave out a few of the chilies, if you need to.
TUNA POKE
My buddy, Steve Tyler, recently went on his very first big fishing trip out of San Diego and brought home 100 lbs of bluefin tuna! He was very generous and shared his amazing bounty with me; I seared some and made this delicious poke with the rest!
VOODOO CAJUN BEER CAN CHICKEN
Beer can chicken might be my favorite way to smoke or grill chicken; it’s a foolproof way to end up with the moistest, most succulent chicken you’ve ever tasted! For this recipe, I used a generous amount of Meat Church’s Holy Voodoo Rub, with its Cajun flavors and a kick of jalapeño…Hallelujah! This is good stuff!