Category Archives: Chinese

Stir fried shrimp with veg and rice. 8/18/20

I love what we call a GBOF, a giant bowl of food. Each of us who become overweight, get there in different ways. For some it is desserts and others too much snacking. Or maybe it’s fried foods and butter … Continue reading

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Vegetable fried (cauliflower) rice with egg. 8/2/20

Usually I do not go to this much trouble on Sunday but the idea of a plain scrambled egg was just too boring! So kicking off International Week I made an Asian inspired fried rice using my recently acquired cauliflower … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir fry and breakfast for dinner. 7/25, 26/20

We finish off last week on Saturday with a tasty shrimp stir fry and start off the new week on Sunday with Breakfast for Dinner.

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Shrimp fried rice. 6/3/20

There is no recipe for this dinner.  John cooks and I chop up vegetables.  First John marinates the shrimp briefly in soy sauce, garlic powder, and ginger powder. Then he sautes them, cuts them in half and sets them aside. … Continue reading

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Shredded tofu with shiitake mushrooms. 6/12/20

This is a recipe by Melissa Clark NYTimes Cooking. If you have a subscription to the site you can find the recipe here https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1017765-shredded-tofu-and-shiitake-stir-fry?smid=ck-recipe-iOS-share The dish came out a little dry. We definitely could have used more sauce. I like … Continue reading

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Chicken and rice with ginger/scallion sauce

I saw this recipe on the NYTimes Cooking site and it appealed to me because it seemed dead easy without much cleanup. Put white rice in a pot with chicken broth, some salt, and a tablespoon of grated fresh ginger. On … Continue reading

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Shrimp, rice, bok choy with oyster sauce 5/14/20

Sautéed shrimp is simple to make. White rice is easily prepared. Stir fried bok choy only takes around five minutes to cook. What makes this simple, easy dish delectable? It is the sauce comprised of oyster sauce, soy sauce, rice … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable stir-fry. 3/28/20

We decided to get back on our diet track with a vegetable stir-fry. I have been making this type of stir-fry for lunch recently so I merely had to cut up more vegetables to make it an entree for both … Continue reading

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🥬 Shredded tofu with mushrooms and edamame. 3/11/20

New recipe! We try a new recipe by Melissa Clark that I found on the NYTimes cooking site. The firm tofu is drained and pressed and then shredded on a box grater. It gets mixed with some sautéed mushrooms, onions, garlic, ginger, … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp, rice, and a new vegetable. 1/29/30

For some reason I had convinced myself that I did not like bok choy. So I never eat it. I was searching for a vegetable to go with our shrimp and rice dinner and could not face broccoli again! I … Continue reading

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