Garlic Lobster Masala

lobster masala

Like most people I find it intimidating to cook a whole live lobster. So I love to cook with lobster tails, its simple to work with and I don’t have to kill anything.  Since lobster meat is delicate and sweet, I deviated from strong flavors but used some spices to enhance and compliment the lobster meat…. 

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Cardamom ginger chicken curry

Cardamom Ginger Chicken Curry

This curry is great for those new to Indian cooking as it does not use a ton of ingredients and is relatively simple to follow.

Green pea masala vada

Green Pea Masala Vadas

Vada is a South Indian savory fritter made with soaked lentils and usually fried to a golden crisp. This recipe is baked with little to no oil for a healthier alternative. I used green split pea unlike the typical split chana dal (dry split chickpea) for variation. This recipe works well with chickpeas, black lentil and other… 

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beef lumpia

A Twist on Beef Lumpia

Lumpia is a fried spring roll made with minced meat and a variety of vegetables, made famous as the Filipino eggroll.  Some varieties are fried with raw pork or beef, others with cooked filling. For safety reasons I like to fully cook my meat before filling the lumpias. Lumpias uses an array of vegetables but… 

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Tuna lettuce wraps

Tuna Lettuce Wrap with Avocado Cilantro Vinaigrette

Tuna wrap is an easy healthy flavorful recipe that is great for lunch or dinner. This recipe isn’t loaded with a million spices and complicated steps, it’s easy for anyone to make. This recipe uses canned white albacore tuna. I’m not a fan of dark fish meat because it’s too musky. The albacore tuna can be quite meaty… 

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roasted red snapper

Whole Roasted Red Snapper

This is a healthy recipe using a whole red snapper. Seems imitating? Luckily the fish monger does most of the hard work of gutting and removing the scales of the fish. I love red snapper because of its delicate white meat. But any medium sized white fleshed fish would work just as well.

spicy roasted chicken

Spicy Roasted Chicken with Basil Vinaigrette

If you’re craving a spicy hearty Indian chicken recipe that is somewhat easy…this dish is for you! Making a paste marinade allows the spices and fresh ingredients to seep into the chicken, tenderizing it and insuring it will be succulent.  Roughly chop the red onion (you can substitute with white onion), ginger, bird’s eye chilies, and… 

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roasted spiced vegetables

Oven Roasted Spiced Vegetables with Quinoa

This recipe is a healthy delicious vegetarian dish. If you’re not a fan of a particular vegetable, try roasting it and you might be surprised! Slowly roasting the vegetables allows any existing sugar content to caramelize. So the vegetable is left sweet, nutty, and earthy which melts in your mouth.   The combination of vegetables… 

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chili garlic chicken wings

Baked Chili Garlic Sesame Chicken Wings

These baked chicken wings have the same crispiness and guilty pleasure of fried wings, but without gallons of wasted oil or exploding wing particles! Wings were always a favorite of mine. When my husband and I got married, we would stop at hooters on the weekends and order a platter of chicken wings. It was cheap and… 

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Spiced Honey Salmon with Broccoli

Spiced Honey Salmon with Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Hello Everyone! Hope you are all having a great day! In today’s post I would like to share this simple salmon recipe. Salmon is great because it’s a fatty full bodied fish and could stand up to big Indian flavors. This recipe is great to add to your archive because it is easy, quick and… 

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Beef kebabs with pickled onions

Beef Kebabs with Pickled Onions

In today post I would like share my world famous beef kebab recipe! Okay maybe not “world” famous, but they should be! It is moist and full of flavor and it will blow your socks off! Growing up I had kebabs in all varieties. It was one my favorite appetizer served in Indian weddings. Some… 

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