A simple stir fry with two of my favorite things... shrimp and grilled onions!
This tasty salad packs a lot of nutrition and protein and is perfect for lunch or dinner.
This is a traditional Thai dish that I altered using salmon instead of ground pork. I also left the salmon in nice chunks instead of ground.
Spam spaghetti - a simple pasta dish made with spam, veggies and marinara sauce.
Spam & eggs with bittermelon, a definite comfort food growing up in Hawaii.
Seared scallops with haupia sweet potato puree, mashed potato puree topped with macadamia nut oil. A simple yet decadent meal that can be prepared in 30 minutes!
Chicken Bok Choy Stir Fry - A simple and quick stir fry meal that you can prepare in less than 30 minutes.
Dam! I could eat this for days. Grandma taught me how to cook this. She made it a lot growing up with all her wonderful side dishes. No matter how many times I have tried to master this over the years it will never come out as good as hers. Her secret was the black iron cast skillet that she oiled for years, plus h...
A great Sesame Crusted Snapper recipe to have on hand for any type of fish. Tender and flavorful and so easy to prepare.
Spicy Thai Basil Chicken - A quick and simple dish I often enjoy at my local Thai take out restaurant. It's a go to dish when time is limited.
This is a perfect example of a local style dish that has become popular at fancy restaurants.
A Sweet & Sour version of probably the most popular old time Chinese Restaurant Beef Broccolidish which I must admit, I still enjoy often.
Sugoi's Hawaii has become a local staple for signature local plate lunches including their garlic chicken, loco moco and hamburger steak. Sugoi's Teriyaki loco moco is a slightly twisted version of the popular loco moco dish using a teriyaki burger instead of the standard hamburger steak type patty.
Champuru is an Okinawan word for "mix". You can throw different ingredients into a pan and fry them. My favoriite is Somen Champuru. This is a very simple recipe using only a few ingredients - somen, Spam, and bok choy. If you like, you can throw an egg at very last. Garnish with chopped green onion and "beni shoga" (red ginger).
This is a recipe for Spicy Pork Bulgogi. Growing up in Hawaii, I always thought that bulgogi was thin marinated beef but Bulgogi literally means "fire meat" in Korean, which refers to the cooking technique—over an open flame—rather than the dish's spiciness. The term is also applied to variations...
Try this recipe for Singapore Noodles (Sing Chow Mai Fun). A perfect noodle dish that goes well with any family meal.
This delicious Steamed Chilean Bass Chinese Style w/Sauteed Chive & Bacon recipe was provided compliments of world famous Chef Chai of Chai's Island Bistro.
I have made this dish numerous times over the years. I thought about what I could cook spam with and something that was quick, easy and yet tasty.
It's a great dish if you're a working mom and want something to make as a main dish without all the fuss and bother. A s...
I've been thinking about making this for a long time. Its a modified version of Mom's corn chowder recipe. This is a very rich and hearty soup.
Fried Saimin an okazuya staple which is a favorite of mine.As a youngster I would often have a small order of fried saimin, served on a paper plate wrapped in butcher paper and that was it, I was happy. A drier noodle dish than the traditional Chow Mein, there is no sauce really, just the flavorings from the saimin s...
A quick and easy, yet very flavorful Spicy Eggplant Stir-Fry vegetarian dish. Enjoy as an entrée of as a side dish with grilled meats.
This delicious seared scallops with pineapple salad recipe was provided compliments of world famous Chef Chai of Chai's Island Bistro, Dining Out with Chai & Singha Thai Restaurant.