Recipes

TERIYAKI SALMON STIR FRY WITH NOODLES
This Teriyaki Salmon Stir Fry is so quick and easy to throw together! Heart healthy salmon and tons of veggies tossed in a sweet and savory sauce. This is the perfect recipe for busy weeknights! 
VIETNAMESE GARLIC-LEMONGRASS PORK CHOPS
The delightful flavors of lemongrass and garlic really shine through in this simple grilled pork chop recipe. I recommend keeping the pork chops thin so that the marinade can really penetrate. Serve with a sunny-side-up egg for a true Vietnamese style dish. 
VIETNAMESE CREPE WITH PORK & SHRIMP (BAHN XEO)
Vietnamese Crepe or "Bahn Xeo" is a savory dish with turmeric, cilantro, ground pork, and shrimp! Dad and Food Truck extraordinaire chef Kyle Kawakami showed me how to put this dish together to feed the family! Man this is tasty!!
CHICKEN TERIYAKI “DONBURI” (BOWL)
When we were in Japan for our son's birthday, we enjoyed a lot of different types of Japanese rice bowls or "donburi" featuring fish, chicken or meat over steamed rice. This chicken teriyaki version is super easy to make in 30 minutes and has incredible flavor! You and your family will love it. Try throwing in some of your favorite veggies or using beef instead!
TAMARIND SHRIMP

Tamarind might be one of the most important ingredients in Thai cooking; It’s widely available, super versatile, and adds a distinct sweet and sour component to dishes. These Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce are so simple to throw together and the flavor is out of this world! 

SWEET RICE DUMPLINGS (DANGO)
We ate these sweet and sticky rice dumplings in Tokyo as a street food snack and wanted to recreate it at home! In Japan it’s served with a sweet soy glaze, which is fantastic, but these would be great with chocolate or caramel sauce too! Think of it as a new twist on S’mores!! 
THAI GREEN CURRY WITH CHICKEN
Making your own curry paste is extremely rewarding! The flavor is unlike anything you can buy in the store. And this recipe makes a big batch that you can keep in the fridge and use over and over again!
THAI MARINATED SEA BASS SALAD "LARB"
A fresh sea bass salad in a simple dressing with fresh herbs and roasted rice powder, which is a pantry staple in Northern Thailand and adds a delicious, nutty crunch.
THAI STYLE SHABU SHABU "HOT POT"
This Thai Style Shabu Shabu consists of two delicious soups, Tom Kha and Tom Yum, and three unique sauces, allowing you to add varying levels of heat and sweet to the soups. If you’re not up for making two separate soups, you can just pick one! And the proteins can be mixed and matched; chicken, beef, shrimp, use whatever you have on hand!
TAPIOCA BANANA SAGO
Stewed banana in coconut cream with tapioca pearls and mung beans. This is a light and sweet, Cambodian dessert - give it a try!
MANGO STICKY RICE
This Mango Sticky Rice is a traditional South Asian dessert and is perfect for summertime, when mangoes are ripe and abundant. The combination of sweet mango and creamy coconut milk is so delicious!
HOT & SOUR PRAWN SOUP
Sweet, sour, spicy, this Hot & Sour Prawn Soup has it all! Perfectly cooked prawns in a creamy broth seasoned with traditional Thai flavors of lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime.
THAI NOODLES WITH YELLOW CURRY
Khao soi curry is a traditional dish of Northern Thailand and is made with boiled egg noodles, fried egg noodles, and meat (or tofu for a vegetarian version) in a creamy, coconut-curry sauce.
CASHEW CHICKEN
This traditional Thai Cashew Chicken is delicious, healthy, and so simple to throw together! Tender chicken, veggies, and crunchy cashews in a sweet yet slightly spicy sauce. Takes about 20 minutes, start to finish, making it a perfect weeknight meal!
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!  
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! 
LEMONGRASS CHICKEN
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.
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!