If you grew up in Hawaii, you probably made your own shrimp chips at one time or another. Remember the hard, plastic-like discs that puffed up nicely in hot oil? Remember how delicious they were? These homemade chips taste even better as they are made with fresh ingredients.
Candied ginger, I wanted to make this for Chinese New Year but got a little too busy.
I know... the thought of a cookie filled with bbq pork?? But it is absolutely delicious... The sweet pork filling is surrounded by a crisp, flakey cookie dough and baked to perfection. A perfect dim sum treat!
A rich flavorful broth made with spices and the rich fatty meat of the oxtail.
Want to make a perfect roasted chicken with the flavors that we all grew up with in Hawaii - try this easy chinese roasted chicken recipe!
This taro Rice with Kalua pork (pulled pork) recipe is a dish that combines traditional asian cusine with Hawaiian. I use store-bought kalua pork but you can make your own.
Rice Stuffing Egg Rolls made with leftover thanksgiving rice stuffing. This is a great way to disguise leftovers... serve them to guests the day after thanksgiving.
A friend brought this over this past weekend and I just loved it and so easy to make.
Light, fluffy, tasty and flavorful Lion's Head Meatballs recipe with a savory taste. Yum, yum!
This dish takes me straight to downtown Chinatown where you will find all kinds of succulent Chinese BBQ from roast pork, char siu and duck! This is a semi-traditional recipe with a slight Hawaii twist using Hawaiian Salt, Shoyu and Hawaiian chili peppers for a little kick!
If you want melt-in-your-mouth, succulent, juicy char siu pork, this is the only way to do it... in a pressure cooker. It will fall apart like pulled pork.
This is the typical soy sauce braised chicken that you will find in most Cantonese restaurants in Hawaii. Cantonese style chicken is similar to shoyu chicken, but it has a different flavor profile that includes chinese five spice.
Everyone loves lemon chicken right? This is a recipe for the typical lemon chicken that you find at most Chinese restaurants.
Li hing sweet potato fries may not sound like a likely pairing but the sweet-savory quality of the yellow sweet potato (yam) and the sweet spice of li hing powder are a match made in heaven. Dip these into a li hing-mayo dipping sauce and you are set!
Succulent bbq duck stir fried with brown rice and vegetables take ordinary fried rice to the next level!!
Simple, juicy and sweet stir fry pork recipe for tender lo mein noodles.
I love chicken fried rice, well I like any type of fried rice!
Another take on an island favorite - Shoyu chicken but with a Cantonese or Chinese twist. Shoyu chicken recipes have evolved over the years with everything added and with every variation of shoyu chicken that you could possibly think of. Here is another rendition of shoyu chicken for you to try.
Nice flakey croissants filled with savory siu mai filling...makes a great appetizer or use larger croissants and turn it into an entree.
Hokkien noodles use egg or yellow noodles and can be mixed with just about anything.