Tag: homemade takeout

House Special Chow Fun

Ingredients: for the stir-fry: 14 oz fresh rice noodles, cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips* 3 tablespoons canola oil 1/4 lb snow peas 1 bunch green onions, sliced 1 1/2 cup char sui thinly sliced 1 1/2 cup mung bean sprouts 6 dried shiitaki mushrooms, rehydrated and sliced thinly 1/2 cup water […]

Chicken Lo Mein

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into 1/4 inch slices* 2 carrots, julienned 2 stalks celery greens included, diagonally sliced to 1/4 inch pieces 1/2 lb snowpeas 1/2 lb broccoli, cut into florets 4 oz bamboo shoots 1 small onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 […]

Wonton Soup

Ingredients: wonton filling: 1/2 lb ground pork 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 tablespoons shaoxing 1 1/2 inch knob ginger, minced 1 small bunch green onions, minced wonton wrappers soup: 8 cups chicken, pork, mushroom or shrimp stock 1 2 inch knob ginger, sliced 4 dried […]

Red Bean Steamed Buns

Ingredients: dough: 2 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup warm water PLUS 2 tablespoons 4 tablespoons sugar 1/4 oz active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt Filling: red bean paste 12 4-5 inch wide wax paper or parchment paper squares Directions: For the dough: In a small bowl, dissolve 2 tablespoons of […]

Lamb & Mango Byriani

Ingredients: For rice: 2 cups Indian* basmati rice 2 quarts water 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon powdered mace For Meat: 2 ½ lbs boneless lamb, cubed 2 tablespoons oil or ghee** 2 onions 6 cloves garlic 1-3 fresh chile peppers 2 inch piece of ginger, peeled 2 cups chopped tomatoes […]

Matzo Ball Soup

Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 parsnips 4 carrots 4 stalks celery 3 onions (2 large, 1 small-divided use) 3 sprigs fresh sage PLUS 1 tablespoon minced 1 bunch fresh parsley PLUS 2 tablespoons minced 1 large chicken, cut into pieces, skin/fat removed and reserved 2 quarts chicken stock 1 […]

Swiss Chard, Beef, Shrimp and Tofu Summer Rolls

Ingredients: Beef: 3/4 pound thinly sliced beef, cut into 3-4 inch strips1/4 pound mushrooms, sliced2 tablespoons oil Beef Marinade: 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 tablespoons soy sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon chili paste1/2 teaspoon chili sauce (Sriracha or other red hot sauce) Greens: 1 pound Swiss chard1 teaspoon […]

Pork & Seafood Fried Rice

Ingredients:3 cups cooked cold rice1 1/2 cup roast pork2 cups shredded cabbage1/2 cup frozen assorted seafood1/2 cup green beans. cut into small pieces1/2 cup green onions, minced4 dried mushrooms2 cloves garlic minced1 teaspoon grated ginger2 small chili peppers, minced3 tablespoons oil3 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons broth2 teaspoon sesame oil1 onion […]

Steamed Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

Ingredients: dough: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup warm milk 1/3 cup warm water 4 tablespoons sugar 1/4 oz active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt Filling: 8 dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated in 1/2 cup water, water reserved 1 1/2 cup char siu 1/2 cup chopped green onion 2 tablespoons cornstarch, […]