Jn Spicy Seafood Fried Rice – Cơm Chiên Hải Sản

I love seafood – all sorts – shrimp, lobster, crab, scallops… etc. And what better way to enjoy them to throw them all together creating this scrumptious seafood medley fried rice? And to make it even better, I tossed in my chili oil sauce. OMG… spicy goodness. Check it out and perhaps you too will…

Jn – Bún Suông

Vermicelli noodles with Shrimp paste shaped to mimic milk worms and sliced pork soup. Definitely a must try! List of Ingredients: Fresh herbs & mints And Garlic chives For the broth I’m using a shortcut: 8 Cups water ½ Cup Chicken Bouillon powder (Lee Kum Kee Brand) ¼ Cup of rock sugar 1 Medium Size…

Jn Fresh Shrimp Salad Rolls Goi Cuon

Yesterday was National Shrimp Day. For those who follow me on my Instagram, you’d know I love shrimp. So, we couldn’t let the day pass without having some of our Vietnamese notorious goi cuon (Fresh Shrimp Salad Rolls). Here’s one of my earlier videos how to recreate these beautiful rolls. I’ve come far from that…

Jn Live show on Instagram – Lobster Asian Seafood Boil

I journeyed home to my kitchen in Rochester, MN this weekend. I told D that I would take a few days off before I dive into my many ongoing projects. But, of course I couldn’t resist and my passion took over lol! Here’s my first live video on Instagram with fellow Instagrammers who tuned in….

Grilled Garlic, Calamondin Leaf Infused and Thai Chili Squid Tubes

About that grilled squid the other day… it’s so, so, so good with my spicy, garlicky, ginger fish sauce. Recipe for the fish sauce below. As for the squid? Simply marinate it with some calamondin (lime or lemon) leaves, crushed garlic, a pinch of salt, a dash of sugar, drizzle of EVOO and for a…

Throw Back Tuesday Tacos?

Here’s another fun and beautiful treat – Shrimp Avo-Wasbi Tacos. There’s not much to it but it’s truly is a beautiful creation of mine for Tacos with a Jn Twist! Just simply flash fry the thin wonton wrappers, boil some shrimp and top it with sushi ginger, diced sweet mango and oh yea… my avo-wasbi…

Tossed Egg Noodles with Pan-fried Shrimp Dumplings

It can’t get any simpler than this – Tossed egg noodles with pan-fried shrimp dumplings. Don’t be intimidated because of the wrapping of the dumplings. Have fun and get creative. After all, we do eat with our eyes first. But for beginners, just do the simple wonton fold, which is sort of like a Hershey…

Tom Kho Tau – Clay pot River Prawns in Roe/Tomalley

A childhood favorite – Tom Kho Tau!! It is often debated what this dish is really called. The actual translation is simply Shrimp braised the Chinese way. Some call it shrimp braised in clay pot with roe. What’s easily agreed on is that it’s SO good! Best enjoyed with fragrant, piping hot steamed jasmine rice…

Jn Asian Cajun Seafood Boil

Ahoy… Calling  all SEAFOOD LOVERS! Here’s a fun recipe for you. It’s so simple and satisfying. I’d suggest adding chunks of corn on the cob, lobster tail or even squid. That’s the fun part about it, it can easily improvised to suit your preferences. List of Ingredients: 1.5 sticks of Salted Butter 1/3 Cup Minced…