2 lbs. pork spare ribs – cut in half
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
2 Tbls. honey
2 Tbls. sake OR dry sherry
1 clove garlic – crushed
Combine all ingredients, except ribs, and spoon over ribs placed in a shallow glass dish; cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Remove ribs from marinade, reserving marinade.
Arrange ribs, meaty side up in a single layer, on a rack, in a broiler pan.
Brush with reserved marinade.
Cover and bake in a 325 degree oven for 1 hour.
Brush ribs with marinade and bake, uncovered, brushing occasionally with marinade, for an additional 45 minutes.
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 dashes cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
12 oz shrimp, shelled and deveined, tail on
1 tablespoon salted butter
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
Mix the honey, lemon juie, salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Stir to combine well.
Heat up a skillet (cast-iron preferred) and add the olive oil. Saute the garlic, then add the shrimp. Use a spatula to toss the shrimp on the skillet, then add in the honey mixture. Continue to cook the shrimp until they are nicely caramelized. Add in the butter, stir to blend well with the shrimp. Add the chopped parsley, turn off the heat and serve immediately.
2 pounds shrimp
½ cup orange marmalade
¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
2 Tbs fresh orange juice
1 Tbs finely minced onion
1 scallion – chopped (half reserved for garnish)
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp agave syrup
1 tsp chili paste
1 tsp cornstarch
½ tsp onion powder
Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in small sauce pan over medium heat. When oil just shimmers, add onion, onion powder, scallion, and chili paste and cook until fragrant, less than a minute.
Immediately add marmalade, agave, and soy sauce to skillet. Allow to bubble for 1 minute.
Meanwhile, use small whisk to combine the fresh orange juice and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in small bowl. Add slurry to skillet and whisk continuously for 1 final minute until sauce is thick. Set aside.
Sauté shrimp in oil in wok over medium heat. Fry shrimp until orange, curled, and slightly crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain excess liquid.
Toss shrimp with orange sauce. Garnish with fresh scallions. Serve over plain white rice.
1 lb ground beef
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/2-1 1/2 teaspoon dry crushed red pepper ( start off with just a little and work your way up)
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup beef broth
1/3 cup hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce (optional)
8 ounces vermicelli, cooked
1/2 cup sliced green onion
Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm.
Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot. Saute onion and next 4 ingredients in hot sesame oil until tender.
Combine cornstarch and beef broth, whisking until smooth.
Stir broth mixture, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce into onion mixture.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
Stir in ground beef.
Toss with hot cooked pasta, and sprinkle with sliced green onions.