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Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi adds a kick of flavor and spiciness to this recipe for fried rice. Ingredients: 3 cup, cooked white rice. I use a rice cooker to prepare the rice. 1-2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup ham, diced 1/2 cup of green …

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Taiwanese-Style Crispy Fried Chops

Long before Kentucky Fried Chicken took Southern food national in America, the Taiwanese served up crispy fried pork chops as the ultimate comfort food. This


Hakka-Style Bacon

The Hakka are an ethnic group from the southeastern Chinese provinces. Many people in Taiwan (including my brother-in-law) are members of this group and speak

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Seafood-Udon Salad

This recipe brings together fresh seafood, a culinary fixture of Taiwan, and thick, juicy Japanese udon noodles. Ingredients:

  • 20 pieces medium-large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 2 pieces calamari steak, cut into strips
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Stir-Fried Shrimp with Eggs

Seafood often takes the spotlight in Taiwanese cuisine, since the coast is never far from any spot on the island. Taiwanese stir fried dishes are light and mild


Pan Fried Oyster Omelette

Oyster may seem like an unusual ingredient for an omelette, but the addition of seafood and Asian starches transforms this classic brunch staple into a distinctly Taiwanese dish. Ingredients:

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Stir-Fried Treasures

This dish is a study in contrasts as well as an example of Taiwanese stir fry: soft marinated meats paired with crisp, fresh vegetables. Ingredients:

  • 2 cup green beans, diced
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Taro Rice Noodle Soup

Taro is a light purple root vegetable is grown in at least 65 countries around the world, but flourishes in Taiwan because of its warm,

Stewed Pork Over Rice (Lo Ba or Lu Ro Fan)

Lo Ba, also known as Lu Ro Fan to those who speak Mandarin Chinese, could be considered the mac-and-cheese of the Taiwanese. It is a savory stew

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