Category: Recipes | Asian Cooking Mom


Category: Recipes | Asian Cooking Mom

Napa Cabbage Pork Dumplings - Completed Dish

Napa Cabbage Pork Dumplings (白菜猪肉饺子 Bai Cai Zhu Rou Jiao Zi)

Mildly sweet napa cabbage and ground pork work really well together as a dumpling filling. Due to its super long shelflife, napa is a great vegetable to have during the pandemic. It can stay perfectly fresh in plastic wrap for 2-3 months in a refrigerator.


Published: March 06, 2021

Jade Shrimp (Shrimp Cucumber) - Completed Dish

Jade Shrimp (Shrimp Cucumber) (翡翠虾仁 Fei Cui Xia Ren)

Jade Shrimp or Shrimp Cucumber is a common household dish in China. The Cucumber’s refreshing taste complements the shrimp’s umami extremely well.


Published: February 27, 2021

Stirfry Mung Bean Sprouts - Completed Dish

Stirfry Mung Bean Sprouts (清炒绿豆芽 Qing Chao Lü Dou Ya)

Mung bean sprouts are a common food item during Chinese New Year because they symbolize good fortune. This stirfry version is great to eat along with any meaty dish or as toppings for porridge and noodles. They are super easy to cook!


Published: February 20, 2021

Chili Bean Whole Fish (Striped Bass) - Completed Dish

Chili Bean Whole Fish (Striped Bass) (豆瓣全鱼 Dou Ban Quan Yu)

Symbolizing beginnings and endings as well as prosperity, a whole fish is always part of a Chinese New Year reunion dinner. I made this version for our New Year cerebration this year!


Published: February 13, 2021

Shanghai Wontons - Completed Dish

Shanghai Wontons in Soup 上海三鲜馄饨 Shanghai San Xian Hun Tun)

I learned this Shanghai wonton recipe from my in-laws. They are the best I have ever tasted!


Published: February 06, 2021

Laba Congee - Completed Dish

Laba Congee/porridge (腊八粥 Laba Zhou)

Commemorate Bodhi Day with traditional Chinese Laba Porridge. I always serve this to my family around December 8th on the Lunar calendar.


Published: January 30, 2021