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  1. Thai Persimmon Turkey with Steamed Buttery Broccoli Recipe

    January 24, 2013 by Varga László

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    Ingredients (4 servings):

    • 500 g deboned turkey leg
    • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
    • garlic
    • 1/2 lime juice
    • 1 tablespoon hot chili paste
    • soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 2 persimmons
    • 1 small green chili pepper
    • 1 tablespoon lemongrass
    • 500 g button mushrooms
    • 1 cup coconut milk
    • 3 green onions
    • 1 red capia pepper
    • 1 large broccoli
    • 75 g butter
    • salt to taste

     

    Preparation method:

      1. Dice the turkey into 2 cm cubes.aIMG_6513
      2. Place the turkey into a bowl together with the marinade components: garlic, ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, hot chili paste and brown sugar.aIMG_6518
      3. Mix them well together and leave marinating for 1-2 hours.
      4. Slice the green chili pepper and dice the capia pepper.
      5. Cut the mushrooms into quarters.
      6. Chop the green onions.
      7. Slice the persimmon then cut each slice in two. Reserve a few slices for garnishing.aIMG_6536
      8. Heat the oil in a wok over medium-high heat and the meat, green chili pepper and lemongrass for 4-5 minutes.aIMG_6525
      9. Add the quartered mushrooms, cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes.aIMG_6530
      10. Add the green onions, dices capia pepper and persimmon, stir fry for another 3-4 minutes.aIMG_6532
      11. Add the coconut milk and simmer for another 5-10 minutes until sauce thickens.aIMG_6538
      12. Wash well the broccoli and cut off its florets.aIMG_6534
      13. In a frying pan melt the butter, add the broccoli and about 1/4 cup water. Season with salt.
      14. Cover the pan with a lid and steam the broccoli this way, stirring a few time the pan, for about 5 minutes until their color turns wild green and they become just crisp. Beware not to overcook it because it looses texture and becomes mushy.
      15. Serve the turkey dish with some steamed buttery broccoli and garnish with some fresh persimmon slices.aIMG_6546aIMG_6553

     

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  2. Thai Lemongrass Shrimp Soup – Tom Yam Goong – Recipe

    March 28, 2012 by Varga László


    Ingredients (4 persons):

    • 1-1.5 l chicken stock
    • 4 tablespoons lemongrass, I used dried
    • 3-4 kaffir lime leaves, I used dried one
    • 2 green garlic stalks or 4 garlic cloves
    • 1 green onion stalk
    • 1 dried red chili
    • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 1 cup black trumpet mushrooms
    • 100-150g deshelled shrimps
    • 1 can coconut milk
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 1-2 teaspoon chopped parsley or coriander leaves
    • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar

    Preparation method:

    1. Soak the dried mushrooms for about 30 minutes.
    2. Chop the green garlic, green onion and chilli.
    3. In a large pot add chicken stock and while boiling add lemongrass, kaffir lime and chilli.
    4. Add the soaked mushrooms and the shrimps, and simmer for 5 minutes – until shrimps turn pink.
    5. Reduce the heat and add the coconut milk, green garlic, green onion, sugar, fish sauce and lime juice. Simmer for a minute.
    6. Serve in bowls with fresh parsley on the top. If you like it hotter you can add some thai chili sauce.




  3. Chicken Adobo – Filipino Recipe (Adobong Manok)

    March 11, 2012 by Varga László


    Ingredients (4-6 persons):

    • 1 whole chicken
    • 2-3 garlic cloves chopped
    • 1 cup coconut milk
    • 1 red chili pepper
    • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons vinegar
    • 2 bay leafs
    • 10-15 crushed peppercorns

     

    Preparation method:

    1. Skin and cut up the chicken in small pieces. The skin and the more bonier parts use to make some stock or soup. (I used mines to make the next recipe i will publish – Liver dumplings soup.)
    2. Heat some oil in a large pan, throw in the garlic  and brown lightly the chicken pieces on both sides.
    3. Add the coconut milk, cover and simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes. 
    4. Add the the bay leaves, chili, vinegar, soy sauce and peppercorns, stir them well, cover and simmer for another 10 minutes. 
    5. Take off the cover of the pan and let the sauce thicken to the desired consistency.