Hainanese Chicken and Rice ข้าวมันไก่ - Episode 30

Hainanese Chicken and Rice ข้าวมันไก่ - Episode 30

Hainanese Chicken Rice is a very popular dish throughout Asia. Although Hainanese Chicken Rice originated from the Hainan province of southern China, it has become a staple street food in Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and has even become one of the "National Dishes of Singapore". Making Hainanese Chicken Rice is a three part process. First you prepare your chicken, then your rice, and then your sauce. Well, I guess there is really a fourth process, it is common to reuse the chicken stock to make a mild soup. I do stress, MILD soup, as it is really just a light palate cleanser when switching between sauce types. 

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Homemade Sriracha Sauce ซอสพริก - Episode 29

Homemade Sriracha Sauce ซอสพริก - Episode 29

Sriracha Sauce was originally created in a small coastal town in Thailand by the name of Si Racha. At its most basic, sriracha sauce is just a mixture of hot peppers, garlic, salt, sugar, and vinegar. However, Sriracha Sauce is much more than just the sum of its parts. In Thailand, sriracha sauce is frequently used as a dipping sauce, mostly for sea food. However, sriracha sauce has become popular around the world, and is now used as a standard hot sauce for any and all foods. There are a lot of different types of sriracha sauce available, but nothing beats a homemade sriracha sauce. Also, when making at home you can get creative and add additional ingredients to really make the flavor something special. For example, I often use either ginger, or basil, or lemongrass when making my sriracha. It is an amazing and versatile sauce.

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Chicken & Ginger Stir Fry ไก่ผัดขิง - Episode 28

Chicken & Ginger Stir Fry ไก่ผัดขิง - Episode 28

Chicken Ginger Stir Fry is one of my favorite types of stir fry dishes. Stir fry in general is a creative dish at heart. There are no hard set rules and it is a great cooking platform to experiment with. Chicken Ginger Stir Fry uses lots and lots of (you guessed it) GINGER! The ginger should be the hero of this dish. With each bite your mouth should explode with ginger, so don't be shy and under do it. But beware of going too bold, you don't want to lose the other great flavors in this dish. Ginger is the hero not the conqueror. Most of the ingredients for this recipe can be found at your local grocery store. But you might need to go to an Asian grocery store for the soy bean paste and oyster sauce.

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Thai Stir Fried Noodles (Pad See Ew) ผัดซีอิ๊ว - Episode 27

Thai Stir Fried Noodles (Pad See Ew) ผัดซีอิ๊ว - Episode 27

Thai Stir Fried Noodles (Pad See Ew) is a great dish. It is light enough to enjoy for lunch, but heavy enough to make for dinner if you want. Pad See Ew has a lot of flavor because the thick rice noodles absorb all of the flavor from everything that is added into this dish. Pad See Ew does not disappoint as a dish. It is easy to make and taste delicious. Most of the ingredients for pad see ew can be found at your local grocery store. You might have to go to your Asian grocery store to fine the rice noodles.

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Thai Fried Bananas กล้วยทอด - Episode 26

Thai Fried Bananas กล้วยทอด - Episode 26

Fried bananas are not just for fairs and carnivals. As a matter of fact, fried bananas have been a popular street food desert found throughout Thailand. Fried bananas are one of my favorite desert snacks that I have been eating since I was a young girl living on the river delta of Bang Ta Boon, Thailand. This fried banana recipe brings me back to my childhood, but no matter what your age is, you are sure to like this desert snack.

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