This easy, healthy, Kung Pao Shrimp tastes better than takeout and is on your table in less than 30 minutes! You will love combination of juicy shrimp and crunchy peanuts in the savory, fiery garlic chili sauce with customizable heat!
Tender juicy, sweet and spicy Slow Cooker Korean Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing rich sweet heat sauce that everyone goes crazy for! Perfect stress-free, make-ahead appetizer for New Year’s Eve or Game Day or these meatballs make a delicious, easy meal with rice and veggies!
BAKED OR GRILLED Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce is one of my absolute favorite recipes with the most addicting Peanut Sauce ever! I’ve included instructions for baking or indoor/outdoor grilling so you can make this recipe year round – because you will want to make this recipe year round. I am specifically posting it RIGHT NOW, because it makes a showstopping Christmas or New Year’s holiday appetizer!
Crunchy, crispy flavorful BAKED COCONUT CASHEW CHICKEN BITES with sweet and tangy Pineapple Dip make an appetizer (or meal) everyone will rave about! The harmony of sweet and spice, crunchy outside, tender inside and tons of texture are so crazy delicious you won’t be able to stop eating them!
One pan, 30 minute (or more like 20 Minute!) Asian Pomegranate Coconut Chicken Skillet is one of my favorite sweet, savory tangy, sauces ever! You will fall in love with the flavors and ease of this dish! AND because I love you, I’ve teamed up with some awesome bloggers to offer a chance to win $500 Paypal Cash or Amazon Gift Card! Enter in post !
Crispy Sweet and Tangy Chinese Lemon Chicken drizzled with a sweet and tangy multidimensional lemon sauce that is irresistibly delicious! Your entire family will love this chicken and you will love the one step batter – so much easier than traditional breading!
(Grilled) Teriyaki Chicken Salad will have you saying OH MY YUM! This to live for salad is packed with cool, crisp veggies, sweet pineapple, salty macadamia nuts and toasted coconut all doused with fresh tangy Pineapple Sesame Dressing! But the best part is all that freshness WITH juicy, savory Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken and the Teriyaki Sauce…
5 Minute prep Easy Teriyaki Chicken infused with Sweet Chili Sauce for added depth of flavor and YUM! The marinade doubles as the sauce for an easy family favorite that tastes better than takeout! Serve with rice and veggies, or in salads, tacos or wraps!
Stove Top or Grilled Brown Sugar Pineapple Chicken bursting with sweet and tangy tropical flavors with just the right amount of chili kick. The Hawaiian chicken marinade doubles as the glaze for no double work! With less than 10 minutes prep, this easy chicken is as ideal for stress free entertaining as it is for back to school dinners!
If you grill only one steak this summer, let it be this Grilled Asian Steak with Cilantro Basil Chimichurri! Its seeping with so much savory goodness from hands down the best steak I marinade I have ever tried – SO flavorful for a crazy juicy, tender, amazing steak! You will be convinced this Asian steak marinade is pure magic and the absolutely best Asian steak marinade for grilling or for anything at all. Because it tastes like it!
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Cystic fibrosis survivor, lung & kidney transplant recipient, LOVER of life and FOOD! I’m Jen and I live in Carlsbad, California (north San Diego), with my husband, Patrick, and my furry, four legged daughter, Kiwi, and together we WELCOME YOU to Carlsbad Cravings!!! Here you will find only my tried and true daringly delicious recipes - or what I like to describe as extraordinary flavors out of everyday ingredients. Read More…