Posts Tagged: Asian

Asian Dressing: Sesame Oil, Ginger, Cayenne = Delicious!

Sesame Ginger Dressing

A salad with this dressing made the meal, for our church’s annual Women’s Christmas Dinner. Add it to a spinach salad, with onion & persimmons (or other seasonal fruit). It was also a big hit mixed into a slaw, w/ thin-sliced cabbage, green onion, and cilantro. So tasty!

Sesame Noodles w/Buckwheat Soba: Gluten-Free, Or Close to it

The following recipe uses whole-grain buckwheat noodles that have a great texture (not too heavy, as some whole grain pastas can be). Eden makes a 100% buckwheat soba noodle, which would even be gluten-free (some other brands include wheat flour as well). The sesame seeds can be white or brown (unhusked are healthier than white…

Ginger Chicken: Easy Meal, Great on the Grill

Ginger Chicken, Spinach Salad, and Corn on the Cob

A good marinade has a few simple elements: Vinegar or lemon for tenderizing, sugar to help the meat to brown well, soy sauce (or other salty additions) to add savory flavor, plus favorite herbs and spices. This recipe uses fresh ginger and garlic, mixed in with a basic soy sauce/vinegar/brown sugar mix. It’s a quick…