3/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped
1 1/2 cups water
5 cloves garlic, grated
1 seed star anise
1/4 cup scallions, cut into 1/2-inch lengths
12-18 chicken thighs
If you want to
make sauce thicker ( I don't)
2 tablespoons cornstarch
4 tablespoons water
Bring soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, water, ginger, anise, garlic and scallion to a boil. Lower heat and let simmer for 2 minutes. Add chicken; cover and simmer for 60-90 minutes.
Mix cornstarch with water; add to sauce to thicken. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.
Fong's Blueberry Jell-O: 2 cans blueberries, drain and add water to juice to make 6 cups. Boil in pot. Add 2 cups or 12 oz cherry or raspberry Jell, dissolve. Add blueberry and 2- 8oz can crushed pineapple. Cool, pour into mold or (really nice glass dish with serving bowl in center) and chill till firm.
Topping: Neat with hand mixer the following for 5 min or until smooth: 1- pkg. 8oz cream cheese softened, 1- 8oz sour cream, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 2 tbs mayonnaise. Add topping to Jell or for a more formal dinner, set on side with spoon
Coffee Cake: Preheat Oven @ 325 degrees, Cooking time 55 min, 1- 10" rectangle pan. 1 cup butter, room temperature (2 blocks), 1- 1/4 cup sugar, Cream Butter and Sugar thoroughly. ADD: 2 beaten eggs, 2 cups shifted flour, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 rounded tsp. baking soda, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 1 cup sour cream (8oz), Mix until blended, pour into greased (or Pam sprayed) pan. Top with 1/3 cup chopped nuts (almonds, etc.) 3 tbs sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon. Bake.
Curry Chicken Salad: Combine the following: 1 lb shredded cabbage, 4 chicken breasts boiled and sliced and cooled, 1 cup golden raisins, 1/2 cup Spanish peanuts, 5 celery stalks chopped, 1 bunch green onions, 1 pkg. frozen peas, 2 cups shredded cheese (any kind). In a separate bowl mix: 1 cup Mayo, 1/2 cup mango chutney, 1 tsp. curry powder (or to taste). Combine and chill. -Joanne Lee
Cornbread: Beat 2 eggs well. Add 1 cup milk and 1 blk melted butter. Add in 3/4 cup sugar, 2 cups biscuit or pancake mix, 1/2 tsp. baking soda, 4 tbsp. yellow cornmeal. Bake at 350 for 30 min in a lightly greased 9x13 pan or smaller.
Ono Oatmeal Cookies: Mix the following: 1 cup sugar, 2 cups flour, 1 tsp. baking soda, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. nutmeg. Add 3/4 cup Crisco oil,1/2 cup milk, 2 eggs,1 tsp. vanilla. Add 2 cups rolled oats, 1 cup raisin, 1/2 chopped nuts. Drop by tsp. on greased cookie sheet, bake at 350 for 10 min.
What's his name's STUFFING: In a Large pot, simmer: 8 slices chopped bacon, 1 chopped round onion, 2 chopped celery stalks, boiled and chopped turkey innards, 1 blk butter. Add: 1 can chicken broth, 1/2 can cream corn. MIX. Add: 1-2 pkg. bread to your liking. Place in pan or Pyrex dish and BAKE: covered, 1/2 hr at 250. -Craig Nagano
Cousin Dede's Goodie Goodie Ice cream: Mix 3 cans strawberry soda and 1 can sweetened condensed milk. Pour into ice cream maker. Vois La. -Deanna Nunley
Cold Ginger Chicken: With enough water to completely cover your 2-3 lbs. chicken fryer, add 2 stalks of celery cut in half, 1/2 round onion, and 1 carrot cut in half, to flavor the water. Bring to Boil for 10 min. Place whole chicken into boiling water, Cover and turn heat off and let stand for 1 hour. Remove the chicken and refrigerate till cold (6 hrs). Chop chicken Chinese style (bite size pieces) and top with ginger sauce. I use the chicken broth in the pot as a base to make chicken long rice, jook or any other type of soup. Don't waste it. Ginger Sauce: Combine the following; 4+ Tablespoon Minced ginger, 6 stalks Minced long green onion, 1/3 cup vegetable oil, 2 teaspoon shoyu, Salt to taste (abt 1 teaspoon) . (requested by friends Anne, David and Wes of L.A. and O.C.)
Orange Rolls: Dissolve: 2 pkg. dry yeast, ½ cup warm water. In a large bowl whisk: ½ cup sugar, ½ cup oil, 3 eggs, 2 tsp. salt, 3/4 cup warm water. Then add: Yeast Mixture, add: 4-1/2 cup flour, and combine. Cover with cloth and let rise to 2x (1hr). Refrigerate overnight for easier handling. Spread Mixture: Combine: ½ cup sugar, ½ cup butter, grated rind of 1 orange. Roll dough out on a cookie sheet and add spread mixture to the top. Roll and cut into 1" pieces, place in muffin pans, let rise again 1-1/2 hrs. Bake at 400 7-10 mins. ENJOY -Brandi Wong
BBQ Adobe Chicken: Combine 2 cups shoyu, 1 cup Cider Vinegar, 5 cloves garlic, 3 bay leaves, 1 tbs peppercorns, 1 small ginger grated, 1 tbs chili pepper. Add up to 5 lbs chicken. Marinate over night. BBQ