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Asian Paleo: Easy, Fresh Recipes to Make Ahead or Enjoy Right Now from I Heart Umami

Asian Paleo: Easy, Fresh Recipes to Make Ahead or Enjoy Right Now from I Heart Umami

by ChihYu Smith


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Going Paleo or low-carb but want a twist? Asian Paleo will satisfy your cravings!

Creator of the popular food blog I Heart Umami, ChihYu Smith celebrates her Chinese and Taiwanese heritage and turns favorite Asian recipes into healthy, flavorful Paleo meals. In Asian Paleo, she shares 75 fresh, bold recipes inspired by her favorite dishes from China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, and beyond.

Here, Smith helps readers find the perfect dish for any occasion. She includes easy meals, fun and festive weekend options, batch cooking for when there’s time to plan, and sides and sauces. You’ll want to try them all, from Low-Carb Chinese Scallion Pancakes and Brisket Pho to takeout classics like Sweet-and-Sour Chicken, Kung Pao Chicken, and sizzling hot Pepper Steak stir-fry. Each dish is free of gluten, wheat, soy, and sugar. 

With a meal prep section with shopping lists and make-ahead instructions, clever tips and tricks, and vibrant photographs for every recipe, Smith makes healthy Asian cooking totally, deliciously Paleo. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682682616
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 682,398
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

ChihYu Smith is the creator of the blog I Heart Umami, where she shares Asian-inspired Paleo, Whole30, and Keto recipes, and the creator of Cook Once Eat All Week, a Paleo meal planning program. She is a Whole30 Certified Coach and has been named International Paleo Blogger of the Year by the UK Paleo Awards. Her recipes have been featured by Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Chowhound, and Greatist, and two of her recipes appear in The Whole30 Fast and Easy Cookbook. A graduate of Columbia University Teachers’ College, she lives with her husband and two dogs in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

The Asian-Inspired Paleo Pantry 15

Weeknight BFF: Quick And Easy 22

Vietnamese Pho-Inspired Tomato Beef Soup 27

Protein-Packed Fluffy Egg Drop Soup 28

Healthy Hot and Sour Soup 31

Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans with Crispy Pork 33

Life-Changing Creamy Chicken and Shiitake Casserole 37

Paleo Chicken Katsu 38

Healthy Teriyaki Chicken 41

Crispy Turmeric Chicken Bake with Leek 42

Thai-Inspired Paleo Salmon Cakes 45

Silky Egg Stir-Fry with Jumbo Shrimp 49

Dan Dan Sesame Noodles 50

Beef and Broccoli 52

Thai Grilled Steak Salad 55

Mongolian Beef 56

Batch Cooking Perfect: Plan Your Meals 58

Vegan Tandoori Cauliflower and Kale Breakfast Hash 63

Electric Pressure Cooker Chinese Chicken Bone Broth 64

Turmeric-Ginger Kabocha Squash Soup 67

Electric Pressure Cooker Aromatic Chicken and Sparerib Soup 69

Electric Pressure Cooker Brisket Pho 73

Kung Pao Chicken 76

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken 79

Chinese Sesame Chicken 80

Velvet Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry 83

Dutch Oven Whole Roasted Red Curry Chicken 85

Savory Taiwanese Roasted Chicken Thigh Steaks 88

Japanese Sea Salt and Lemon Baked Chicken 91

Super Flavorful Easy Chicken Curry 92

Coconut Milk Meatballs 94

Chinese Meat Sauce with Eggplant 97

Lion's Head Meatballs 98

Chinese Pepper Pork Lettuce Cups 100

Chinese Pepper Steak 103

Asian Beef Meatballs 104

Crispy Sesame Beef 107

Electric Pressure Cooker Vietnamese Beef Stew 108

Japanese Hamburger Steak 111

Cumin Lamb Stir-Fry 115

Weekend Fun: Festive Flavors 116

Filipino Skirt Steak and Cauliflower Fried Rice Brunch 121

Paleo Buddha Bowls with Crispy Veggie Patties 122

Chinese Cabbage-Wrapped Dim Sum (Shumai) 124

Salty Crunchy Taiwanese Chicken Nuggets 127

Crispy Chicken Wings with Malaysian Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce 128

Cold Ramen Noodles 131

Chicken Yakisoba 133

Paleo Pad Thai Squash Noodle Stir-Fry 135

Paleo Pad See Ew 139

Romantic Steamed Seafood Dim Sum 140

Sweet and Tart Thai-Inspired Crispy Turmeric Fish Nuggets 143

Easy Add-Ons: Paleo Veggies And Sides 144

Sesame Ginger Chopped Chicken Salad 149

Triple Green Kale Salad 150

Thai Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry 153

Chilled Korean Zucchini Slices 154

Zucchini Carrot Fritters 157

Chilled Japanese Sesame Spinach 158

Carrot Noodles with Creamy Tahini Dressing 161

Simple Cauli Fried Rice 162

Quick Garlic-Ginger Kale Sauté 165

Shiitake Mushroom and Baby Bok Choy Stir-Fry 166

Simply Roasted Kale Chips 168

Smoky Curly Sweet Potato Noodle Fries 171

Easy Roasted Cinnamon Butternut Squash 172

Low-Carb Scallion Pancakes 175

Freezer-Friendly Muffin Tin Mashed Sweet Potato 177

Flavor Pop: I Heart Umami Sauces 180

I Heart Umami Curry Flavor Enhancer 184

I Heart Umami Sweet-and-Sour Sauce 185

I Heart Umami Sesame Chicken Sauce 186

I Heart Umami No-Chopping Beef Marinade 186

I Heart Umami Teriyaki Sauce 187

I Heart Umami Sesame Beef Sauce 187

I Heart Umami Paleo Worcestershire Sauce 188

I Heart Umami Dim Sum Dumpling Dipping Sauce 188

I Heart Umami Scallion Pancake Sauce 189

I Heart Umami Sesame-Ginger Sauce 189

I Heart Umami Scallion-Ginger Dipping Oil 190

I Heart Umami Malaysian-Inspired Chili Dipping Sauce 191

Weekly Meal Prep 192

Acknowledgments 202

Index 203

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