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Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps

Add a taste of Asia to your next lunch. A bold, nutty beef filling is nestled in delicate lettuce leaves for delicious flavour and texture contrasts. Serves 4 Cooking spray 1 lb/450 g extra-lean ground beef 1 tsp finely grated gingerroot (or 1/4 tsp) 1 clove garlic, minced (or 1/4 tsp) 1 1/2 cups diced English cucumber (with peel) 1/2 […]

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cut the carbs by replacing tortillas with lettuce leaves in these sweet and spicy Asian-flavoured wraps. Use the large outside leaves from a head of green leaf lettuce, or overlap two smaller leaves. Makes 8 wraps. Serves 4. 2 tsp sesame (or canola) oil 1 lb boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves, cut into 1/4 inch (6 mm) strips 2 garlic […]

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Asian Chicken Pasta Salad

A good choice for a luncheon, buffet or summer supper, this salad is wonderful served while still warm, though it can also be made ahead and served chilled. Makes 10 servings, 1 cup (250 ml) each 1-1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs 1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 1/4 cup sodium-reduced soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon minced gingerrroot 2 cloves […]

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Sauteed Bean Sprouts

4 to 6 servings I Preparation time: 25 minutes I Difficulty: average 500 g (1 lb) fresh bean sprouts 3 tablespoon olive oil 3 spring onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped 1/2 green pepper, diced 1/2 red pepper, diced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp […]

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Hot-and-Sour Soup

Always a favourite, this soup gets a protein boost from both the tofu and strips of pork, making it a filling Asian meal. Serves 4 2 cups water 2 cups fat-free, low-sodium vegetable broth or low-sodium chicken broth 2 boneless center-cut pork chops (about 4 ounces each), all visible fat discarded, sliced into 2 x1/4-inch strips 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 […]

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Sauteed Chicken with Peanuts

4 to 6 servings I Preparation time: 30 minutes I Difficulty: Easy 500 g (1 lb.) chicken (breasts), finely sliced 2 tbsp cassava starch (tapioca) 160 g (1 cup) snow peas, stemmed 60 ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil 80 g (1/2 cup) onions, cut in strips 60 g (1/2 cup) red peppers, cut in strips 2 tbsp green curry paste […]

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Asian Chicken and Rice Salad

Made in a ring mold, this salad is a worthy centerpiece for a luncheon. Serves 8 Salad: 3/4 cup uncooked rice 1-1/2 pounds diced cooked skinless chicken breasts, cooked without salt, all visible fat discarded 10-ounce package frozen green peas, thawed 4 medium green onions, sliced 1 medium rib of celery, diced 2 tablespoons diced green bell pepper Dressing: 1/4 […]

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Asian Grilled Chicken

This sweet and tart marinade is delicious, but it does need some time to impart the flavor, so prepare this on an evening when you’re not too rushed. Serves 6 Marinade: 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup honey 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 2 teaspoons grated, peeled gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 […]

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Thai Beef & Mango Fried Rice

In this healthy fried rice recipe, bell peppers, mango and basil are tossed with savory fish sauce and fresh basil for a delicious one-bowl dinner. If you don’t have leftover cooked rice on hand, be sure to thoroughly cool your rice before adding it to the wok—if it’s too warm, it creates too much steam and sticks to the wok. […]

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Oriental Celery and Mushrooms

Add cooked shrimp, chicken, or turkey to this side dish and it becomes an entree. Makes 2 servings 1 cup diagonally sliced celery 1 cup sliced shiitake or white mushrooms 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp cornstarch Spray 1-quart microwavable casserole with non-stick cooking spray; add celery, mushrooms, onion, and 1 tablespoon water. Cover […]

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Chicken Pad Thai

In Thailand, this is the ultimate street food. There, competition among food cart cooks is fierce, so many specialize in a dish or two just to stay in business. For those who are gluten sensitive, rice noodles are a great alternative to wheat. 15 minutes II 4 servings 4 ounces flat rice noodles 4 tablespoons lower-sodium ketchup 1 tablespoon fish sauce […]

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Curry Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy to prepare for a weekday meal or sophisticated enough for a weekend dinner party, this Curry Chicken and Rice Casserole is rich in fibre and full of delicious, wholesome flavours. Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil 2 cups (500 mL) minced onion 1 tbsp (15 mL) curry paste (mild, medium or hot) 6 cups (1.5 L) […]

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Filipino Chicken Adobo – Manok Adobo

Filipino cooking has been strongly influenced by Spain after they took over the Philippines in ___. Adobo is a Spanish dish that is also popular in almost all parts of Latin America, including Mexico. “Adobo” is a Spanish word meaning “to marinate.” In the Philippines, “adobo” refers to a popular indigenous cooking process, which involves stewing in vinegar. This cooking […]

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Veggie Egg Fu Yung

Try this meal for a unique Asian-inspired dish that’s also easy on the budget. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Servings: 4 II Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients Cooking spray 1 teaspoon canola oil 8 mushrooms, chopped 1 small zucchini, grated ½ small onion, minced 1 cup canned bean sprouts, drained and rinsed 4 fluid ounces egg substitute 1 egg […]

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Asian Pork Chops

Prep Time: 25 minutes This Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients Vegetable Side 2 cups broccoli florets Marinade 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon canola oil ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 clove garlic, minced Pork 2 teaspoons canola oil 4 pork loin boneless chops (each ½-inch thick, about 1 […]