• Green Curry with Prawns

    There’s nothing like coming home to a house filled with the complex and layered aroma of a green curry dish. I know it sounds complicated but this Green Curry with Prawns recipe is so easy even my seven year-old daughter Becca knows the steps, “Hey mom, aren’t you supposed to add the shrimp now?” I … Read More

  • Shrimp with Miso Butter Sauce

    In this recipe, succulent shrimp is tossed in buttery umami goodness.  If you’ve never tried miso butter sauce I promise you’ll be doing a happy dance in your kitchen because it is so incredibly delicious and easy to make.   Sake, soy sauce, miso paste, chicken broth and oyster sauce come together in an irresistible combination … Read More

  • Thai Crab Cakes

    Looking to spice things up for your holiday party this year? Why not Thai this recipe on for size? These Thai Crab Cakes are loaded with lump crab meat and delicious Thai flavors including lime juice, fish sauce, ginger, cilantro and thai chilies. They’re light yet filling and make the perfect finger food. I like … Read More

  • Walnut Shrimp

    As many of you may know, I recently launched my Chef Katie Chin You Tube Channel. I couldn’t resist sharing this recipe for Walnut Shrimp again since we just posted the video on how to make it on my channel. Check it out here and please subscribe to my channel! If you’ve tasted this citrusy, … Read More

  • Clams in Black Bean Sauce

    There’s something sultry about this dish.  It’s earthy, aromatic, salty, slippery and a bit a spicy.  Don’t confuse Chinese black beans with Mexican black beans.  Chinese black beans are also known as fermented or salted black beans and are made from fermented soy beans.  They are pungent and quite strong so it’s important to soak … Read More

  • Miso Glazed Cod

    Whenever I make this dish it makes Miso Happy!  We just had some out of town guests and I wanted to make them something special but was also trying to put together Dylan’s Star Wars Pod Racer, paint Becca’s finger nails and get them both into the tub.  This dish is so simple yet makes … Read More

  • Shrimp with Asian Pesto

    Want to add a little Southeast Asian flair to your pesto?  This recipe is filled with fresh basil, cilantro and mint with a touch saltiness from the fish sauce and heat from the srircha.   It’s bright and fresh and perfect for a summer night.  I love this recipe because just like Italian pesto, you … Read More

  • Asian Style Grilled Salmon

    Fishing for a light grilled salmon recipe for your Memorial Day barbecue? Well here it is! This salmon dish is a great way to add some Asian spice to the usual repertoire of steaks, chicken and burgers and it will satisfy your fishitarian/flexitarian friends. I love using fresh herbs from my garden in this dish. … Read More

  • Thai Shrimp with Basil

    I have something to share. Thai cooking is easy peasy. I’m not kidding. I’ve been experimenting a lot lately with all the amazing salty, sour, hot and sweet flavors found in Thai cuisine and can’t believe how quickly I can whip something up in my wok or frying pan. This simple Thai stir-fry can be … Read More

  • Chinese New Year Whole Steamed Fish with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

    Gung Hay Fat Choy!! Chinese New Year is Monday, January 23rd and it’s the Year of the Dragon. My mother, Leeann, was my hero. A true inspiration on every level who taught me to cook, love life and cherish your family and friends. Growing up in the Midwest, she did her best to teach us … Read More