Appetizer Recipes
Serves 4
A true personal-sized pizza! Change the toppings to your heart's content, and you'll still end up with a delicious, hopefully healthy, pizza!
Serves 6
Dragon eggs are a seemingly intricate and time-consuming appetizer when, in fact, rather quick to make with excellent knife skills.
Nothing can beat a dish of perfectly cooked pan-seared scallops. The brine of the scallops paired with the natural sweetness of the mangoes create a luxurious flavor that is sensational to the taste buds.
Why spend so much on Wagyu when you can get faux-Wagyu for a third the price with similarly majestic marbling? Exactly--there's no reason! Try my faux-Wagyu salad today.
The Chinese version of chicken wings--braised to the point where the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth! Try this Asian fusion edition; you will not be disappointed.
One of my favorite elevated Asian street foods! Leave the pork in the brine overnight for a richer, deeper flavor.
No need to buy prepackaged Shrimp cocktail anymore! All the flavor is in the super tasty cocktail sauce, which is anything but difficult to make!
These jewels of the sea are surprisingly quick to cook, but don't underestimate their flavor, texture, or difficulty because they are all sophisticated!
A recipe inspired from one of my all-time favorite Asian-fusion restaurants! Try it today; I guarantee you that the flavors are incredible.
Serve raw vegetables or fruits--carrots, cucumber, broccoli, cauliflower, apple--or bread with this quick, healthy pistachio dip; the possibilities are endless!
Filled with all the healthy components for detoxing your body, this is the perfect 15-minute meal to make for yourself after something heavy!
A warm bowl of soup for a cold Halloween season! Do try this vegan*, healthy, and light soup if you are feeling under the weather!
Serves 4
Top with tempura flakes for a crunchy twist to this Japanese-Thai fusion Inari! Perhaps add bonito flakes if fish is not a dietary restriction!
The real star of this dish is the fresh cherry tomato cocktail sauce; it adds a depth of flavor to the calamari that is hard to resist.
A warm bowl of delicious vegan soup that captures the essence of the garden! Give it a shot; it's super easy to make!
Serves 3
Sweet. Sour. Salty. This flavor-packed bruschetta dish is quick and easy to make, has a complex flavor profile, and is extremely healthy! This is the perfect snack to eat during breaks and is a great appetizer to serve at family gatherings!
Celebrate the versatility and variety of fresh herbs with a garden-inspired toast appetizer!
Serves 4
Mu shu pork is a versatile dish; add what you like and omit what you don't. Other common ingredients include wood ear, scrambled egg, chicken, tofu, and shiitake mushrooms. Experiment to find your perfect combination!
While dashi powder is usually used to make a dashi broth, it also works as delicious edamame seasoning.
Take advantage of the seasonal produce around you by making this simple spring salad. Healthy for your heart, tasty for your tastebuds!
These succulent braised chicken wings are a Chinese classic! Since these wings can be made ahead of time in large quantities, they serve as a perfect make-ahead snack or pair with steamed jasmine rice for a handy take-to-work lunch.
My take on the millennial favorite brunch food, Avocado Toast! This sweet and savory dish is the perfect healthy way to start off and energize you for the day.
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