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Grilled to perfection and absolutely mouth-watering!

Beef Wrapped in Betel Leaves (Bo La Lot)

This is a favorite summertime dish because I can make it on the grill, a cooking method I just love because it gives foods such a tasty, smoky aroma.  Betel leaves are a tender green with a fragrant aroma and a slightly bitter taste.  The leaf is sturdy and when grilled gets a bit charred which further […]

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Hot and fresh from the oven. Look at that bubbly, crispy skin. You can almost hear the CRUNCH!

Crispy Roast Pork (Thit Heo Quay)

This no-fail recipe for Crispy Roast Pork (Thit Heo Quay) makes a perfectly puffy and crispy pork skin atop well-seasoned and juicy meat. I find most animal skins to be rather slimy and too fatty for consumption and so am not a fan.  However, I break all the rules for this delectable dish.  With its thick, […]

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Check out the recipe and learn the tricks for making this look like pork.

Mock Roast Pork/Seitan Roast Pork (Mi Can Xa Xiu)

I love seitan and have touted its versatility as a tasty meat substitute in earlier posts.  I’ve shared the basic seitan recipe and the one below is essentially the same except for two things:  1) we add soy sauce to the water to give it color and saltiness 2) we use a bit more baking powder to give it a […]

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Sweet and Tangy--these ribs are mouth-watering!

Asian-Style Beef Short Ribs (Suon Nuong)

Love ribs but not quite sure how to make them?  This easy recipe makes perfectly tender, juicy and flavorful ribs.  We finish the ribs on the grill to get that nice charred taste and then top it off with a generous amount of a sweet and savory glaze.  Is your mouth-watering yet? Notes on the recipe Usually when making these ribs […]

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5-Spice Beer Can Chicken (Ga Nuong Ngu Vi Huong)

5-Spice Beer Can Chicken (Ga Nuong Ngu Vi Huong)

Cooking a chicken on a beer can may seem gimmicky but you will be amazed at how tender and juicy the chicken comes out using this cooking method.  Every time I cook a chicken this way I am amazed with how simple the recipe is and how it never fails to wow my guests.  The rub with […]

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Grilled Pork Patties

Grilled Pork Patties and Skewers (Thit Nuong)

  Everything tastes better when it’s grilled and this meaty dish is no exception!  This easy recipe makes mouth-watering grilled pork two different ways using one simple marinade.  We make delicious pork patties and then skewer the meat for some tasty kebobs.  Whenever grilling, I always use fattier cuts of meat, hence the 80/20 ground pork and […]

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Roast Pork (Thit Xa Xiu) - Gluten-Free Homemade Marinade | recipe from runawayrice.com

Roast Pork (Thit Xa Xiu)

Sweet and savory Roast Pork (Thit Xa Xiu) is a must-have and must-know recipe for all Asian food lovers.  Roast pork is used as an ingredient in many Asian dishes from stir-fries and noodle soups to sandwiches and steamed buns. Learn this easy Roast Pork (Thit Xa Xiu) recipe and you have a healthy alternative to […]

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