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Japanese Cucumber Salsa

In Asian by Mark MaskerLeave a Comment

Sunomono is a Japanese salad made with sliced cucumbers in a tangy dressing; you may have seen it on the menu at your favorite sushi restaurant. If you dice the cucumbers, sunomono becomes a salsa that makes a lively accompaniment to fresh oysters, seared tuna steaks, or fried soft-shell crabs. Feel free to experiment with this simple recipe, adding shreds …

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Luau Pork Teriyaki

In Asian by Mike StinesLeave a Comment

Here is the classic, Japanese-influenced Hawaiian pork. The Japanese brought teriyaki to Hawaii when they came to work in the pineapple fields, but it was Hawaiian cooks who added ginger and garlic and created a marinade from the glazing liquid.

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Mangos with Sticky Rice

In Asian by Dave DeWittLeave a Comment

Mangos and coconut milk are meant for each other, and sticky rice is the icing on the cake. Try to get yellow-skinned “Manila” mangos if you can—the flavor is stronger and more acidic than the green and red-skinned South American varieties.