Twice Cooked Pork 回鍋肉

Here’s another dish I can almost never order out because I enjoy eating it home made so much more!  Or at least when my mom makes it… Twice Cooked Pork!  It’s interesting that this recipe passed down to me is so good because… it’s also SO simple!  so… why is it called Twice Cooked Pork?  Because it literally is what it is.  You cook it once… then you cook it again!

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Spicy Pepper Steak 青椒牛肉

Yes, I’ve had Pepper Steak out in American-Chinese restaurants before.  They’re not bad… but they’re not DELICIOUS like my mom’s homemade ones.  I always wondered if there was a reason to it other than my mom just being an awesome cook.  Well, I finally learned it from her and realized I love it so much because she doesn’t make it with regular Green Peppers!  She makes it with Hot Green Peppers … giving your average Pepper Steak a delicious kick!

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Spicy Chinese Jalapeño Chicken Stir Fry

This Chinese Jalapeño Chicken Stir Fry dish is one of my favorite dishes by my mom.  Once I have one bite of it, I can’t stop!  Next thing you know, I ate almost all of it and I’m complaining about how full I am but guess what – totally worth it!  Something about the jalapeno and the hot sauce combo just gives it the right amount of delicious kick.

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Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka 三杯鷄)

As some of you might already know, I’m a Taiwanese-American. Growing up around these parts, my mom enrolled me in Chinese School.  It’s not like normal school – all it is is it’s a 2 hour class on Saturday where a teacher taught you Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Literature.  One of my fondest memories from back then was my mom and I would always grab dinner at the local Taiwanese restaurant and I would ALWAYS beg for Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka San Bei Ji or 三杯鷄).

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