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Seafood Extravaganza – Mom’s Birthday

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  This year we had the honor of hosting my Mom’s birthday at our house.  Since fresh seafood is a scarcity in Kansas compared to Texas, so we went for a Seafood Extravaganza menu with an Asian twist.  Planning the menu is always the hardest because I am always wanting... more

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Thai Style Steamed Mussels

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  I made these mussels as an appetizer for my Mom’s Seafood Extravaganza dinner.  I served each bowl with a slice to toasted french baguette to soak up the flavorful broth.  My mom actually loved the broth so much she sipped it all up!  I purchased the mussels from Central... more

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Pan Seared Scallops over Butter Lettuce & Mixed Tomato Salad

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  This colorful salad was part of my Mom’s Seafood Extravaganza dinner.  We put an Asian flair but wanted to keep it simple so we used the Nuoc Mam Ot Recipe as a light dressing. Be sure to not over-dress the salad as the scallops will provide a lot of flavor and... more

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Cua Hap Bia (Vietnamese Steamed Blue Crabs in Beer)

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    Sunday night we passed the seafood section at H-Mart they wheeled out the container of live blue crabs! They were too fresh to pass up, so Toan and I made a last minute decision to make it for dinner.  Blue crabs always brings back fond memories from my... more

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Crab Spaghetti

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Pasta, Seafood | Tags : , , ,

This Crab Spaghetti recipe was my attempt at recreating the best pasta I’ve ever had.  It was inspired by our trip to Italy last year when we found a small, local restaurant in Novoli named “Da Settimo”.   Since this was my first attempt at Crab Spaghetti,  I decided to go... more

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Baked Crab Rangoon Cups

By: cheftindy | 2 Comments | | Category: Appetizers, Seafood | Tags : ,

Who can resist crab rangoon?  As a healthier alternative, I tried to make Baked Crab Rangoon Cups and loved how they turned out!  There were many recipes out there on the web, so I combined a few to make my own. Makes 24 mini Crab Rangoon Cups   INGREDIENTS 1... more

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Banh Canh Cua – Simple Udon Noodles with Crab

By: cheftindy | 1 Comment | | Category: Noodle, Seafood, Soup | Tags : , , , ,

  Banh Canh Cua – Udon Noodles with Crab Soup Usually Vietnamese Banh Canh noodles are made fresh, but since I am cooking on a Monday, making noodles from scratch was not a goal I wanted to cross off my list tonight.  We usually have a box of Japanese Udon... more

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Goi Cuon Ca Ro – Tilapia Spring Rolls

By: cheftindy | 0 Comments | | Category: Fish, Seafood, Spring Rolls | Tags : , , , ,

    You can literally make a “Spring Roll” out of any meat (Fish, Pork, Beef, Roasted Chicken, etc).  But traditionally it’s made with Pork & Shrimp and eaten with Peanut Sauce (which we have a Chef Tindy Video in the making for), but for today, I will post a... more

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Ginger Sea Bass over Wilted Greens

By: cheftindy | 1 Comment | | Category: Fish, Seafood | Tags : , , , ,

  My sister Le sent me a great Chilean Sea Bass recipe that we tested out for our Christmas Dinner.  Yes, I said “TESTED”.  I was nervous at the thought of cooking for 10 people with a recipe I had never tried before but I figured I would give it... more

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