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Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage

Categories: Kidney Jing Vacuity, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation

Salmon Steamed in Napa Cabbage Ingredients 12 leaves Napa cabbage 2 lbs salmon fillets, skinned 2 tb olive Oil 1 tb lemon juice 1 tsp minced garlic 1/4 c minced shallots or scallions 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme (1/4 tsp dried thyme) 1 tsp chopped fresh basil (1/4 tsp dried basil) FOR THE SAUCE 1/2 c Seafood stock 2 Red bell peppers roasted puree 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp Anchovy paste or salt 1 pinch white pepper Instructions Bring water to a […]

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Quick Szechuan Pickles

Categories: Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Vacuity

Quick Szechuan Pickles Thom Heil – PCOM Chicago makes enough to fill one large canning jar Ingredients: • • 1 daikon radish • 1 carrot • 1 cucumber • ½ lb. Napa cabbage • 4 dried chili peppers • 2 tsp whole Szechuan peppercorn • 3 Tbsp salt • 2 cups boiling water • 2 Tbsp rice wine • 1 cinnamon stick (2†long) • 3 slices ginger Preparation: 1. Put water on stove to boil. 2. Chop daikon, carrot, and cucumber. Do not peel. Tear the cabbage leaves into […]

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How to enjoy Hot Pot!

Categories: Asian, Cold, Cooking tips, Food Culture, Meat, Soup

Kitchen Window by Maureen Pao Friends, Family and a Feast: A Hot Pot How-To Maureen Pao, NPR Beef, mushrooms, tofu, spinach, cabbage and shrimp simmer in this Chinese hot pot. If you live in warmer climes, fear not. My hot pot-loving little sister, who lives with her family in Florida, simply cranks up the air-conditioning to enjoy huoguo year-round. About the Author Maureen Pao is an associate producer at NPR.org, where she helps edit Kitchen Window. Listen her commentary on Chinese New Year and cooking for her parents. After cleaning […]

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