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CHICKEN CAKE NOODLES

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Chicken Cake noodles, is fried chow mein noodles, topped with chicken, carrots, cabbage, mushrooms, onions, green onions, celery, garlic, ginger, with chicken gravy, seasoned with oyster sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper. This dish tastes great the next day, I even like it cold straight out of the fridge :). So you lovers, if you got leftovers, no worries, you can always eat it the next day. Lovers, you will get hungry later on, that’s a fact. 🙂 Live life, love, and love again my friends!

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AU & TAKO CAKE NOODLES

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This is a dish that is one of my favorites in Chinese restaurants. I put my own twist on this but still have that restaurant flavor. Now for you lovers, this looks like a lot of food, but it isn’t too filling. First of all let me explain, since I’m in Hawaii right now, and not in Vegas. But for this dish I’ll let you know right now. Au is marlin. Pronounced (Ow), like you got an oweee. Now Tako, (Tah ko) is octopus or squid. In this case it is octopus. So it’s two seafood proteins, with a gravy made up of chicken stock, sesame oil, oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, salt, pepper, a cornstarch slurry. The veggies are Napa cabbage, carrots, onion, green onion, mushrooms, and of course garlic and ginger. The noodles used in some Canton houses are wonton noodles, very thin cuts. However depending on the market, if I can’t get those noodles, I’ll get chow mein. The noodles are cooked and then drained. Then it is formed into a disc shape, and fried in a skillet so that both sides are crispy. Then it is cut into fourths. After everything is cooked, it is topped over the noodles. The idea behind frying the noodles is that it will hold after the gravy is poured over it. Hence cake noodles, like eating a slice of cake. The veggies are usually stir fried separately and then topped over the dish for a nice presentation, and the veggies will not wilt quickly when done in that manner. Again, lovers will have leftovers. Live life. Be happy.

SALT & PEPPER CHICKEN

SALT & PEPPER CHICKEN

Salt & Pepper Chicken is a simple Chinese Style Island dish. Generally I use chicken thighs with the bone removed and skin on. It is marinated in soy sauce, and oyster sauce then floured and fried crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside. However if a client does not want any soy or oyster sauce, I’ll omit it. Also if a client doesn’t want skin on, I’ll remove that as well. Or, if the breast meat is requested, that can be arranged. How is this dish eaten? Simply with a starch of white rice, brown rice or stir fried rice. In this picture there is 5 medium/small thighs. Usually when cooking for couples this is the amount they will get or possibly 4 large thighs. Either way, all the lovers will have extra food for the next day or evening. Live life, enjoy the abundance when it comes your way!

LEMON CHICKEN

LEMON CHICKEN

Lemon Chicken, a Chinese style dish. Simply made with dark meat chicken thighs, skin on, bone off. Seasoned with salt and pepper, depending on the eater (client), sometimes I’ll marinate the meat in sherry wine, sesame oil, and pepper, and dredge it in cornstarch for a rather crisp exterior but a juicy insides. This was simply seasoned and coated in flour. It was wok fried, and each piece was dipped in a lemon sauce. The lemon sauce generally is very tangy, since it is…lemon sauce. However with the American style Chinese foods, eaters on this side of the globe for some reason wants their lemon sauce more on the sweet side, making it a… sweet and sour sauce with hints of lemon. This is a tricky sauce. So if you hire me, I do need to know, if you can handle the tanginess of lemons, or you are more on the sweet side of the tanginess. The good thing is, you’ll get the flavor you want. Sometimes you go to a restaurant and request something on the menu to be less pronounced and the chef gives you an attitude. So then. Lemon Chicken can be any flavor you want it to be. Heck you might want tangerines instead of lemons it’s all good.

 

SPAMEGGY

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The SPAMEGGY (Spam-eggee) is a sandwich made up of 2 slices of Spam (low sodium), sizzled in vegetable oil, and placed on an all-grain bread slice. Then 2 large over-medium cooked eggs placed on top of the Spam, then covered with another slice of all-grain bread.

No sauces or condiments are put on, if anyone wants a slice or two of their favorite cheese, it will melt quickly on this hot creation. Dijon mustard along with fresh made mayonnaise or Hollandaise would work as well.

CHEEZEGGY

I did a breakfast the other morning for a couple in love here on Maui, it was simple. Fresh squeezed O.J., a fresh organic papaya, seeded, and filled with grapes, pineapple, and some melons, topped with fresh squeeed lemons, and topped with some pure cane brown sugar. French pressed Kona, some Portuguese sausage, and my simple creation called the ‘Cheezeggy’….

Simply a grilled American cheese sandwich (2) slices, grilled in a hot buttered pan. And then 2 over easy large eggs cooked in butter, and placed over the grilled cheese, hence the ‘Cheezeggy’….topped with sea salt, and fresh ground black pepper. Did the two loverbirds love it? They sure did, why? It was simple and comforting.

And that’s me my friends, Ron the simple chef for lovers! Call me 808-385-7667 for an entertaining breakfast, lunch, or dinner at your place!

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SPICED OUT BEEF! Outta The Wok With Love!

SPICED OUT BEEF!

Lovers need more spice to their love life! I am the Chef of Love, my Spiced Out Beef! Wok Masterpiece hits the spot. A Schezwan inspired stir fry,

Sichuan is a southwestern Chinese province that contains a stretch of Asia’s longest river, the Yangtze. The region is the home of giant pandas, which visitors can observe at Bifengxia Panda Base and other reserves. Chengdu, the provincial capital, is a center for traditional Sichuanese opera, which include fire-breathing and sleight-of-hand mask changes.

The cuisine boasts the popular Sichuan Pepper, unlike the standard American Chinese style of Canton decent, Schezwan is hot and spicy, utilizing lots of garlic, heat from the peppers, sherries, rice wines (Shoaxing), it makes this style rather gourmet.

Angus Flank sliced thin across the grain, zucchini, onions, a combination of sweet, sour, (Umami), and heat, drink some hot tea to sooth the tongue, served with a bottle of Riesling. You and your lover can take your evening at home to the maximum.

Email me if you and your lover want it Spiced! CHEF SAMBRANO

I’m on Maui, Hawaii, and soon will be in Las Vegas, NV 🙂 Thanks!

CHICKEN ASPARAGUS BLACK BEAN SAUCE

One of the popular Chinese Style Stir Fries is the Chicken Asparagus Black Bean Sauce, the standards apply, garlic and ginger (got to have it), shoyu (soy sauce), sesame oil, salt and pepper, some oyster sauce, and fresh cut asparagus, with salty Asian style black beans that’s fermented and gives a somewhat light pungency that is culinary genius. Great for lunch or dinner. I had one client call me, and said this, “Hey Ron, it was so good, the leftovers, me and my girl made a sandwich out of that, it was awesome!” I was like, “Really? Hey I guess Subway will be doing something like this soon.” Haha.

Email me at CHEF SAMBRANO for your Wok Session 🙂

I’m on Maui, Hawaii, and will be in Las Vegas, NV soon. 🙂

 

SPICY BEEF CHOW FUN

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CHOW FUN! The soft rice/wheat noodle that is steamed and cut into strands of love, it absorbs the flavors, so unique, so simple. The Chinese and Italians, all about the noodle. All about loving simplicity in life. Food for the soul, no gimmicks, no fluff, just good food.

You and your lover will love Chow Fun in this case, it is spicy beef chow fun, of course cooked in a carbon steel wok. The ingredients, quality Angus flank, sliced thin across the grain, and then marinated in rice wine, sesames, and coated with cornstarch. Red hot chili flakes, chili garlic sauce (sambal), garlic, ginger, soy sauce, oyster sauce, scallions, and of course the noodles added in right before it is served.

This makes a great lunch meal, so if you and your lover is thinking of just relaxing on a day off at your home, schedule my lunch, and I’ll come on over, and make you a Chinese influenced lunch. 2-4 courses, that’s the norm. Maybe start off with a simple steamed won ton filled with pork and veggies, and do a couple of stir fries, and end it with some fresh baked sugar cookies, with some caramelized pears. You can supply the beverages, or I can go do the shopping for you on that. Tea is served with this style automatic.

Email me if you need a personalized chef service for you and your lover at CHEF SAMBRANO

I’m on Maui, Hawaii, but will soon be in Las Vegas, NV. Thank U 🙂

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