simple or quick recipes | Asian Cooking Mom


simple or quick recipes | Asian Cooking Mom

Chicken Corn Pine Nut Lettuce Wrap - Completed Dish

Chicken Corn Pine Nut Lettuce Wrap (松子玉米炒鸡米)

Try this simple lettuce wrap with chicken and pine nuts! It’s easy to make and great for a dinner party.


Published: August 14, 2021

Mung Bean Sprouts - Completed Dish

Mung Bean Sprout Salad

Mung bean sprout salad is super versatile. Add it on top of rice, noodle soup, or porridge. As a standalone dish, it goes well with meat or seafood dishes. You can even add fresh chili or chili oil to make the salad spicy!


Published: March 27, 2021

Spinach Tomato Salad - Completed Dish

Spinach Tomato Salad

This is one of my go to vegetable recipes and both my kids like it very much. The tomato’s natural sweetness and acidity goes really well with the spinach. It can be vegetarian or made with a protein.


Published: March 20, 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

Tea eggs - completed dish

Tea Eggs (茶叶蛋 Cha Ye Dan)

Tea eggs are hard-boiled eggs that have been marinated in a tea-infused liquid. They have a savory taste and are filled with the aroma from the tea leaves. You can find street vendors selling tea eggs in train stations, by tourist sights, and in front of schools in many parts of Asia.


Published: January 16, 2021