Posts Tagged ‘sriracha’
Fried rice is one of my favorites although I’ve only made it myself a handful of times. It is likely due to Qing bringing in fresh homemade fried rice for us at work sometimes, and I am convinced I cannot make it any better. One of these days I need to watch her make it. She uses Asian BBQ pork which you can only buy at the Asian grocery store – another place I need to check out evidently.
Meanwhile while planning to invade her kitchen, I took a stab at fried rice again with this pineapple and pork chop version. Granted there is no competition when it comes to Qing’s fried rice, but it was still quite good. Next time I would use less onion, but that may just be my preference. But I really thought the grilled pineapple was a must for the flavor of this dish. Start up your grill!
Be sure to check out the original post by The Pioneer Woman for great step-by-step photos.
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PORK CHOPS WITH PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE
1/2 whole pineapple, cut into spears and skewered
2 cups cooked white or brown rice
6 whole pork chops
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 large onion, sliced
8 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce (more to taste), divided
1 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 Tbsp honey
1 Tbsp Sriracha, or other hot sauce
Salt to taste
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup chopped carrots
1-1/2 cup frozen peas
- Grill (or saute) pineapple spears until they have good marks/color on the outside. Slice, then set aside.
- Heat butter and oil over medium high heat, then add the pork chops to the pan. Saute on both sides until they have nice color.
- Throw in the sliced onions and work them into the crevices between the chops. Shake the pan and move the onions around and let them cook for a good couple of minutes.
- When the onions are starting to soften, add 6 tablespoons pf the soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, and hot sauce. Shake the pan, stir it around, and let it cook and bubble up for a good couple of minutes until the pork chops are completely cooked and the sauce is thicker. Remove the pork chops to a bowl, then let the sauce bubble up and cook for another 30 to 45 seconds. Pour it over the pork chops. Set aside.
- Add a small amount of oil to the same pan (without cleaning it) and return it to the stove top over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir it around, then crack in the eggs and immediately stir them to scramble them a bit. Add carrots, peas, and remaining 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Add cooked rice and stir it around to cook for a couple of minutes.
- To serve, pile rice on a plate, then top with pineapple chunks, pork chops and onions from the sauce. Drizzle a little bit of sauce over the top.
Source: Adapted slightly from The Pioneer Woman.
You may already know of Cassie of Bake Your Day from her wide array of tasty recipes: Cinnamon Toast Greek Yogurt Dip, Biscoff Banana Grilled Cheese, and Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosted Cake Doughnuts to name a few. And today I am excited to have her guest posting for me!
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Hi there, Spiffy Cookie readers! I am thrilled to be posting for Erin today because I have what might be my new favorite snack to share with you!
I love simple snacks with tons of flavor. But I also love being able to make them at home. It is really easy to buy great snacks at the grocery store but cooking is half the fun for me. I love being able to choose my own spices and switch out ingredients, especially for roasted almonds and mixed nuts!
I’ve chosen buffalo flavoring, rosemary and my newest to share with you: Sriracha-soy & sesame almonds! We love Sriracha sauce in our house. Actually, we love any spicy condiment, this being one at the top of the list. And these were so simple to make, and a perfect snack for any party!
Sriracha-Soy & Sesame Almonds
2 cups almonds
2 Tbs. Sriracha sauce
2 Tbs. soy sauce
2 Tbs. olive oil
2 tsp. sesame seeds
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
In a large bowl, stir the Sriracha sauce, soy sauce, olive oil and sesame seeds together until blended.
Add the almonds and stir well to coat. Pour the almonds and the Sriracha mixture onto a 9×13 sheet pan and spread in an even layer.
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, stirring the almonds every 10 minutes. Place the almonds back into the oven for an additional 5 minutes, watching closely so that the flavoring doesn’t burn.