Asian Dishes

Hong Kong Crispy Noodles

April 28, 2017 Asian Dishes
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Hong Kong Crispy Noodles are a Chinese restaurant classic, featuring vegetables and protein cooked in broth, atop a bed of fried egg noodles. The noodles are pan-fried so that they brown just slightly, and the best noodles are crispy through and through – even in the center of the noodle disc! I’ve been experimenting with […]

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JiaJiang Noodles 2.0

October 5, 2016 Asian Dishes
JiaJiang Noodles

JiaJiang noodles is one of my favorite foods. This noodle is a popular Chinese street food served in big bowls meant for sharing, in plastic take out cups, and over dinners at home. I grew up eating this noodle frequently, and my mom makes a ground pork and potato version as in my first recipe […]

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Crunchy Pork Katsu

April 24, 2016 Asian Dishes
crunchy pork katsu

I almost always order pork katsu  or ramen when I visit Japanese restaurants. Ramen for the delicious broth, and pork katsu for the crunchy coating. The texture of pork katsu is like biting into a pad of potato chips. As someone who really enjoys stepping on dead leaves in the Fall, eating crunchy food satisfies […]

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Pina Colada Smoothie

August 17, 2015 Dairy-Free
pina colada smoothie

Before the end of summer, I wanted to share a summer drink recipe that is one of my favorites! The simple pina colada smoothie. A mix of the coconut milk, pineapple, and banana lends a very tropical taste to this smoothie. It reminds of the time my parents and I went o Hawaii during college, and there […]

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Gourmet Instant Ramen

May 11, 2015 Asian Dishes
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Does this title sound ironic? Maybe a little bit? I know you’re thinking that instant ramen can not be gourmet, but when the ramen restaurant is so far away, one has to get a bit creative at home! This is the super fast upgraded version of ramen I make in my apartment. I add a lot […]

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Saucy Chow Mein

April 20, 2015 Asian Dishes
Easy Saucy Chow Mein

If there is one thing the Savoring Spork loves, it is chow mein – especially saucy chow mein with noodles swimming in a golden brown coat of soy sauce. Chow mein translates to “fried noodles” and is the noodle cousin of fried rice. You can put anything you want in it – make it vegetarian […]

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Chinese Tea Eggs

February 23, 2015 Appetizers
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Hello! Sorry for being MIA recently! I’m taking my medical boards soon, and am busy trying to finish as much of my research as possible before the dedicated boards time starts. No fear, though, I have still been making delicious things – just haven’t had time to write posts. In the next few months, I’ll […]

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Pan-Fried Everything Pancake

January 22, 2015 Asian Dishes
crispy pan-fried pancakes filled with everything you like!

These crispy pan-fried pancakes incorporate every filling you like in a delicious appetizer that will have you reaching for more. Drizzle with Sriracha to make it spicy! If there is one Asian dish I love, it is the pan-fried pancakes. The classic pan-fried pancake is the scallion pancake, made simply from flour, water, salt, and some scallions. […]

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Spicy Seafood Stew

January 6, 2015 Asian Dishes
spicy seafood stew

A nutritious and spicy stew ready in just 30 minutes. Get ready to be warmed up from inside-out! This spicy stew is one of my favorite dishes to make in the winter. When my family goes out to eat at Chinese restaurants, the seafood and tofu stew is one of our favorite dishes to order. […]

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5 minute Turkey Roll Ups

December 1, 2014 Asian Dishes
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Make these fast and easy Turkey Roll-ups to eat up your leftover turkey with an Asian flavored twist. These rollups are a spin off Peking Duck Rolls. Thanksgiving was a blur (but a very happy one!) for me. With finals coming up, I flew home for a few short days to see my parents. On […]

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