Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Asia

Chinatown Ribs

If you think the sweet-salty-umami flavors of Chinese ribs are good, wait until you try them enhanced with old-fashioned American wood smoke. These ribs get a quadruple blast of flavor: […]

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Char Siu Pork Tenderloin

Char siu literally means “fork-roast”—a reference to an ancient Cantonese practice of roasting pork on fork-shaped skewers over charcoal.

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Smoke-Braised Lamb Shanks

In smoke-braising, you smoke the meat in an open pan with an inch of liquid so it benefits from the moisturizing environment of braising and the smoke flavor of true […]

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Thai Chicken Curry Poppers

Curry paste and canned Thai coconut cream (unsweetened) can be found at Asian markets, in the international food section of larger supermarkets, or online at Amazon.com. If you cannot find […]

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Hoisin Glazed Quail

Quail were originally domesticated 1,000 years ago in East Asia so there is a nice historic tie to these Asian flavors. This recipe is simple enough for weeknight dinners and […]

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Bool Kogi (Korean Sesame Grilled Beef)

Bool kogi is eaten like moo shu or fajitas, using lettuce instead of a pancake or tortilla.

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Tamari-Glazed Steak with Sweet-and-Spicy Rice

Photo by Ken Goodman Skirt and flank steaks are some of our favorites to grill, but when it’s fancy time we go for the New York Strip, a nice 1-inch-thick […]

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Grilled Pork Jerky (Bak Kua)

A cross between a pork sausage patty and jerky, bak kua is a sizzling wafer of sweetened, spiced, cured, grilled minced pork.

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Grilled Chicken Wings with Hong Kong Spices (Shek O Wings)

Grilling normally plays a minor role in Chinese cuisine, but the Sunday crowds transform Shek O beaches into barbecue central. Vendors do a lively business in charcoal and grilling utensils. […]

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