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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, where she helps edit Kitchen Window. Listen her commentary on Chinese New Year and cooking for her parents. After cleaning […]

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