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Spatchcocked Chicken on Bread With Herbs and Lemon

Time:1 hour
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Shrimp Summer Rolls

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 pound medium shrimp (about 30), in shells
  • 8 ounces rice vermicelli (rice-stick noodles)
  • 1 small head Napa cabbage, halved, cored, and thinly sliced 5 medium carrots, cut into 1/8-inch-thick, 3-inch-long matchsticks
  • 1 English cucumber or 4 Persian cucumbers, cut into 1/2-inch-thick, 5-inch-long wedges
  • 6 scallions, dark-green tops only (reserve white and pale-green parts for Mango Salad)
  • 1 bunch Thai or Italian basil
  • 1 package spring-roll skins (banh trang)
  • Peanut Dipping Sauce, for serving
  • Sambal oelek (Indonesian chili paste) or spicy chili sauce, for serving
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Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices (longer pieces cut crosswise in half again)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 6 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, halved and cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 bell peppers (red, yellow, green, or a mix, ribs and seeds removed), cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves, larger leaves torn in half
  • Cooked white rice, for serving (optional)
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Mango and Feta Salad with Black Olive and Thai Basil

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Chicken and Thai Basil Dumplings

Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 ounces bean thread noodles, blanched and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Sriracha chile sauce
  • 1 cup grated carrot, squeezed dry
  • 1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh Thai basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup scallion greens, cut on the diagonal
  • 1/4 cup dark-brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon green curry paste, preferably Maeploy brand
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons coconut milk
  • 1 package round white dumpling wrappers
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Peach and Crab Salad With Mesclun and Herbs

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (from 2 oranges)
  • 3 peaches, pitted and sliced into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 1 Thai red chile, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely ground coriander
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from 4 limes)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh mint, cut into strips, plus 1 tablespoon mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh jumbo lump crabmeat (about 5 ounces)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 cups mesclun
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh Thai, purple, or regular basil
  • 1 baguette, sliced and toasted
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Beef Bulgogi

Time:4 hours 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 5 pounds hanger steak, trimmed and thinly sliced on the diagonal across the grain
  • 2 tablespoons whiskey, such as Jack Daniel's
  • 3/4 cup Memmi Noodle Soup Base (amazon.com or asianfoodgrocer.com)
  • 1/3 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup finely sliced scallions (from 8 scallions)
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 head Treviso radicchio, trimmed and separated into leaves
  • 1 head green leaf lettuce, trimmed and separated into leaves
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • 1 bunch fresh Thai basil
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Chicken Holy Basil

Ingredients
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 fresh Thai chiles, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Asian fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 3 cups loosely packed fresh holy basil leaves, plus more for garnish
  • Sticky or steamed jasmine rice, for serving
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Vietnamese Kebabs with Sugarcane Skewers, Dipping Sauce, and Lettuce Cups

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Ingredients
  • For the dipping sauce:
  • 1/4 cup Asian fish sauce (such as nam pla; thaikitchen.com)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rice-wine vinegar (not seasoned)
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped Thai chile
  • For the kebabs:
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 recipe Ground-Meat Mix (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh lemongrass, pale-green parts only
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai or regular basil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped Thai chile
  • 12 skewers (5 inches each) fresh sugarcane
  • 1 head Boston lettuce, leaves separated
  • Garnish: fresh mint, Thai or regular basil, and cilantro
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Southeast Asian-Style Grilled Shrimp with Aromatic Herbs

Other Ideas:
Cilantro, Jumbo shrimp, Mint
Ingredients
  • 24 jumbo shrimp, head-on, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh hot chile
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh lemongrass
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Thai basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
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