Monday, April 7, 2008

Barbecued Shrimp

2 doz. jumbo shrimp
1/2 lb. butter
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Juice of 1 lemon (3 TBS)

Shell all but tails of shrimp. Mix all ingredients for marinade, add shrimp and marinade for 1 hour. Place shrimp on skewers and barbecue over hot grill, covered with foil, for about 29 minutes.

Try wrapping bacon around shrimp before grilling.

Roasted Red Potatoes

cover a large baking pan (cookie sheet) with foil and spray with no-stick cooking spray.

2 pounds small red potatoes, scrubbed and cut in half (do not peal)
3 tablespoons olive oil, more if desired
Garlic salt
Fresh ground pepper
Dried rosemary, crushed
Dried parsley
Dried or fresh minced garlic

Preheat oven to 425.
Fill large bowl with cut potatoes.
Drizzle oil and seasonings over potatoes, stir to coat.
Place potatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheet.
Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes, turning half way through baking time
potatoes should be a light golden brown and tender.

Khalbi (Korean Short Ribs) - Family Favorite

Beef short ribs (amount according to family size-left overs are good)

1 1/2 cup soy sauce (GF Tamari Sauce)
3/4 cups sugar
4 cloves crushed garlic
1/2 finger crushed ginger
1/4 cup chopped green onions
3 Tablespoons oil

Mix marinade ingredients together, stir to dissolve sugar. Add meat and marinade for 1-2 hours or over night; turn meat occasionally. (use zip lock bags). Remove meat and broil or cook on grill.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Fried Wontons

1 pkg Wonton wrappers
1 pkg Cream Cheese
Crab meat
Green Onions

Mix Cream Cheese, crab meet, and some green onions. (I don't really have exact amounts just however much tastes good.) Put a small about of mixture in middle of Wonton wrapper. Fold closed. Cook in deep fryer for a few minutes until brown. You can also make a bunch and freeze them for later.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Basic Fried Rice

After adding the rice, experiment and stir in your favorite diced cooked meat or vegetable.

2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons lard or peanut oil

1 cup chopped green onions
4 cups cold cooked rice

2 tablespoons chicken broth (GF)
3 tablespoons soy sauce (GF Tamari Sauce)

1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons sesame oil

1. Beat eggs with 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons lard or peanut oil in a wok over medium heat 1 minute. Pour in beaten eggs. Stir continuously until eggs are cooked dry and separated into small pieces. Remove cooked eggs from wok and set aside.

3. Heat 3 tablespoons lard or peanut oil in wok over medium-high heat 1 minute. Add green onions and rice. Stir-fry 5 minutes.

4. Add chicken broth, remaining salt and soy sauce. Stir to mix well.

5.Stir in cooked eggs, pepper and sesame oil. Serve hot. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Shrimp with Snow Peas

2/3 lb. fresh shrimp

1-1/2 teaspoon rice wine or dry sherry
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Seasoning sauce:
1 tablespoon chicken broth
3 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons oyster sauce

1/2 cup vegetable oil (I have never used this much)
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 lb.fresh snow peas

Shell and devein shrimp. Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel. Combined marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. (I use zip lock bags) Add shrimp; mix well. Let stand 30 minutes. Pat dry with a paper towel.
Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl; mix well.
Heat oil in wok 30 second over high heat. Stir-fry garlic until golden, 30 seconds. Add shrimp. Stir-fry about 30 seconds until shrimp are pink. Remove from wok with a slotted spoon, draining well over wok. Add salt and snow peas to oil in wok. stir-fry over high heat 30 seconds. Add seasoning sauce. Stir-fry until sauce thickens slightly. Add cooked shrimp. Stir-fry to coat shrimp with sauce. Serve hot. Makes 4 servings
serve with fried rice see recipe under side dishes.