Black Bean Caramel Chicken with Rice Noodles

July 31, 2021

1 pkg rice noodles 2 TBL black bean sauce ½ lb  chicken breast strips ½ lb broccoli 3 oz scallions 1 oz fresh ginger garlic Sriracha ¼ cup sugar neutral oil salt & pepper 1. Prep ingredients Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Finely chop 2 teaspoons garlic. Peel and finely chop 1 tablespoon ginger. Trim scallions, then thinly slice. Trim stem ends from broccoli, then cut crown into ½-inch florets. Coarsely chop cilantro leaves and stems together. Pat chicken dry; season with salt and pepper. 2. Cook chicken & broccoli Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add chicken and cook, without stirring, until well browned on the bottom, about 3 minutes. Add broccoli and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and broccoli is crisp-tender, 2–3 minutes more. Transfer to...

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General Tso's Cauliflower

July 30, 2021

5 oz jasmine rice 1 TBL toasted sesame oil 2TBL oz tamari soy sauce 4 TBL Thai sweet chili sauce 2 oz snow peas 1 head cauliflower 1 oz scallions neutral oil 1 large egg salt and pepper sesame seeds ¼ c all-purpose flour 1. Prep ingredients Trim scallions, then thinly slice. Cut the cauliflower into 1-inch florets. Trim ends from snow peas, then halve crosswise. In a large bowl, whisk to combine sweet chili sauce, tamari, and sesame oil 2. Cook rice pilaf Heat 2 teaspoons neutral oil in a small saucepan over medium-high. Add rice and half of the scallions; cook, stirring, until rice is toasted, about 2 minutes. Stir in 1¼ cups water and a pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until rice is almost tender,...

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