Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef over Rice Noodles

Beef, Main, Vietnamese

Traditional Vietnamese grilling is centered on lightly charred, thinly sliced pieces of marinated pork shoulder, ribeye, sirloin and chicken. The grilled proteins are served with fresh veggies and vermicelli noodles, making a delicious light meal for the perfect summer day. Chef Pat Lee, co-owner and chef at Austin’s own PhoNatic grew up in Vietnam serving grilled pork, beef, chicken, shrimp and more to his guests […]

Grilled Butterflied Chicken with Lemongrass Sauce

Chicken, Main, Vietnamese

Butterflying or spatchcocking the chicken speeds up the cooking process and helps the meat cook more evenly on the grill. (You can also use skin-on, bone-in parts—just make sure they add up to the same weight.) This recipe is from Union Hmong Kitchen, a regular pop-up restaurant in Minneapolis where chef Yia Vang works his wood-fired magic. Pin Print Grilled Butterflied […]

Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Chicken

Chicken, Main, Vietnamese

Vietnamese summer rolls with chicken are fresh, light, and healthy. This Asian summer snack is loaded with lemongrass chicken, vermicelli noodles, fresh vegetables and herbs, and served with a flavorful peanut dipping sauce made from scratch. The best part? These salad rolls take less than 20 minutes to make and are a lot easier to make than you think. They […]

Hash Brown Omelet


Pin Print Hash Brown Omelet Servings 1 servingsPrep time 30 minutesCooking time 25 minutesCalories 300 kcal We took the classic diner breakfast of an omelet and hash browns and combined them into a no-fuss dish that’s both hearty and satisfying. Frozen shredded hash browns are browned in a skillet until golden and crisp, then cooked directly with the eggs for […]

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

Chicken, Main

Ok, we all know everything is better with bacon. Bacon is the duct tape of food. If it were not for bacon, we would not even know what a water chestnut is. These Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs are crispy bacon wrapped around juicy perfectly seasoned chicken. Whether you use it as delicious appetizer on game day’s or a keto friendly […]

Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs

Chicken, Main

I was turned on to this one by my wife soon after I was training for the CrossFit Open in 2010. Awesome Paleo recipe. I prefer using thighs because breasts tend to dry out quickly in the oven, especially under a broiler, and I would rather have the texture of a chicken thigh. Pin Print Spicy Honey-Brushed Chicken Thighs Recipe […]

Chipotle Honey-Glazed Chicken with Avocado Cream Sauce

Chicken, Main

This chicken is sweet and spicy, not too spicy though. The spices provide flavor here but no real heat. The woodiness and earthiness of the paprika, the sticky sweetness of the honey, the distinct smokiness flavor of the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, make this chicken so worthy of your grill.  The slightly sweet, slightly tangy avocado cream sauce is […]

“One Pan” Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus

Main, Seafood

This sheet pan Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp and Asparagus is the easiest, most satisfying meal that tastes totally gourmet.  From start to finish…15 minutes! For Real! Stock up on frozen shrimp and you can make this luxurious tasting meal at moment’s notice.  Serve the (customizable heat) spicy garlic shrimp plain or turn it into lemon garlic butter shrimp pasta! Pin […]