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Healthy, Gourmet Asian Recipes

The following, are all of my Weight Watchers Asian recipes for Dim Sum & Entrees which are included in my 5th Cookbook, "Cookbook Volume 5: Asian Cuisine". My cookbook focuses not just on Panda Express copycat recipes... which is what 99% of the 'skinny' food bloggers do, but rather, I wanted to branch out and feature a wide range of recipes from different parts of Asia. My cookbook features my skinnied-down version of Traditional Asian food, from the following countries: Cambodia, China, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, The Philippines and Taiwan. My goal is to work every single recipe, meticulously, so they are as low in fat, calories & 'points' as possible, without sacrificing flavor or portion sizes.


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Adobo Chicken

The Unofficial Dish of The Phillipines

This sweet, tangy, savory chicken dish is kicked up a notch with the addition of whole black peppercorns, then braised in a thick, rich sauce. It's smoky & awesome.

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Bahn Mi Sandwich

Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich

The official sandwich of Vietnam. Tender chicken, spicy/savory spread, fresh cilantro and cucumber slices, with pickled carrots, radish and jalapeno slices.

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Beef Luk Lak

Vietnamese Peppered Beef

This popular Vietnamese street food, pairs tender chunks of trimmed sirloin, with veggies and a thick & savory sauce, loaded with coarse ground black pepper.

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Beijing Chicken

Sweet, Savory, Tangy & Spicy

My WW-ified version of the "Beijing Beef" entree from Panda Express. Breaded & Baked CHICKEN pieces, with onions, red bell peppers, and some sweet heat.

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Bibimbap

Korean Rice Bowl of Awesomeness

A rainbow of sauteed vegetables and spinach, with seasoned chicken breast, topped with a sweet and spicy Korean pepper sauce, with a runny yolk egg on top.

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Black Pepper Chicken

Savory & Peppery Chicken

My WW-ified version of the entree from Panda Express. Chicken breast pieces in a rich and savory black pepper sauce, loaded with onions, celery and panda.

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Bulgogi Beef Stir Fry

Marinated Korean Beef Stir Fry

The famous Bulgogi Beef from Korean BBQ houses, is used as the base for a beef & vegetable stir fry. This allows us to stretch the points and servings of the dish.

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Char Siu Bao

Psyche! It's chicken, MWUHAHA!

My lighter take on Chinese steamed buns with bbq pork. MINE are filled with chopped/minced Teriyaki chicken, then steamed till huge and fluffy, for way less points.

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Chicken & Broccoli

Eat Mor Chickin!

This is my 'skinnied' version of the traditional Beef Broccoli entree that you'll find at most Asian restaraunts. Though I use chicken, you can use beef, Karen.

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Chicken Japchae

Korean glass noodles stir fry

This famous Korean noodle dish, featuring translucent 'glass' noodles, is loaded with with chicken, veggies and toasted sesame seeds, with a sweet/savory sauce.

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Chicken Mai Fun

Chicken & veggies with rice noodles

Thin vermicelli rice noodles, flavored with dark soy sauce and sesame oil, tossed with chicken breast pieces, vegetables and a savory soy/oyster/ginger sauce.

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Chicken Panang Curry

It's a WW miracle

Tender chicken in a savory, rich, spicy curry sauce with vegetables and coconut milk. Skinnying down a recipe with over 2 cups of coconut milk, sure was fun.

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Chicken Satay

Thai Chicken Skewers

Seasoned with garlic, shallots, turmeric, coriander, coconut milk and a bunch of other Thai flavors. Goes AWESOME with my low point Satay Peanut Sauce.

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Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

Chicken & Peppers With A Rich Sauce

Sauteed chicken breast pieces with bell peppers and onions, slathered in a savory and dark sauce of black beans and dark soy sauce. This baby's loaded with Umami.

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Chop Suey

Chicken & Sauce with TONS of Veggies

A huge platter full of different vegetables and in this case, chicken, coated in a thick and savory, yet surprisingly mild sauce. Great for a quick family meal.

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Chow Mein Noodles

Savory Noodles with Veggies

Yet another miracle worthy food item on my site, what a surprise. This is a skinnied down version of the Chow Mein from Panda Express. You're welcome, World.

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Drunken Noodles

Super Awesome Thai Street Food

Wide rice noodles, loaded with chicken, basil, chili peppers, ginger and TONS of Thai flavors. This dish gets its name from being a favorite dish for hangovers.

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General Tso's Chicken

Finally, a legit Low Point version

Breaded chunks of chicken breast, in a SPICY, savory, sweet, thick and sticky glaze, with plenty of garlic and fresh ginger. Garnished with sesame seeds and wonder.

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Gyoza Potstickers

Pan Fried Asian Dumplings

My low point recipe for these babies, is a mashup of Japanese & Chinese style potstickers. Japanese for the size and wrappers, Chinese for the filling mixture.

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Hoisin Chicken

Sweet Salty & Savory

A very simple, yet tasty dish of chicken, red bell peppers, onions, ginger and snow peas, covered with a thick and delicous Hoisin sauce. Perfect for a quick dinner.

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Honey Garlic Chicken

Sweet, Thick & Saucy

Unlike regular 'skinny blogger' recipes, my version doesn't have a high point, one-note sauce. Mine's a fraction of the points/calories, with more depth of flavor.

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Hunan Chicken

Hunan NOT HUMAN!!!!

This savory, spicy and sweet dish is piled high with veggies, like chop suey... but it has a thick, rich sauce that allows you to easily customize the heat level.

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Korean Glazed Chicken

Korean 'Gochujang' Sticky Chicken

This dish is inspired by a Korean favorite. Savory and spicy marinated chicken breast, cooked, sliced into thick strips, then glazed in a sweet, sticky sauce.

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Kung Pao Chicken

Bring On The Pain!

Tender chunks of chicken breast in a savory and mildly sweet SPICY sauce, with peanuts. This is a heavily ww-ified recipe with LOTS of ingredient swaps in it.

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Lemongrass Chicken

A little taste of Saigon

Vietnamese style stir fry. Turmeric coated chicken breast pieces, cooked with onions, bell peppers, garlic & cilantro, loaded with fresh minced lemongrass.

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Miso Ginger Glazed Salmon

Sweet & Savory Japanese Style Fish

Salmon Filets marinated in a mixture of miso paste, rice vinegar, ginger, soy and more. Baked, then finished under the Broiler for a dark and crispy crust.

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Mongolian Chicken

Savory, Sweet & Spicy

A lightened up version of classic Mongolian Beef. Chicken breast in sweet and savory sauce, with Asian chili sauce and lots of fresh ginger and garlic.

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Moo Goo Gai Pan

Moo Goo Say Whaaa???

This recipe makes a huge platter of stir fried chicken and vegetables, in a thick, gravy-like 'clear' sauce. Consisting of spices and thickened broth.

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Mushroom Chicken

Take A Hike, Panda!

This dish is freaking delicious and 1,000x better than Chinese fast food or take-out. Plus, it's so low in points that you'll be eating it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Orange Chicken

TRADITIONAL Orange Chicken

Where all 'skinny' bloggers are busy making sickeningly sweet, 1-note Panda Express copycat orange chicken... I modified a traditional chinese recipe, tons more flavor.

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Pad Thai Noodles

Thai Rice Noodles

The most popular Thia noodle dish in the US. Let's face it, we all know what it is and for most of us, it's the only Thai noodle dish that we actually ever order.

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Pancit Sotanghon

Filipino Rice Noodles

A huge family-style platter of thin rice noodles, loaded with chicken, shrimp and vegetables, coated with a ligh and savory sauce. This is one's for my 'pino Kaibegans.

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Sesame Chicken

Chinese Food Done Right

We use smart cooking techniques, to skinny down a traditional recipe, while still keeping it low in points, AND KEEPING THE CHICKEN BREADED!! Booyah, baby.

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Shrimp With Lobster Sauce

Shrimp & Ground Meat, Gone Wild

This dish featured plump shrimp, finely ground 'Asian' seasoned ground turkey, garlic & green onions in a thick, savory sauuce, meant to be eaten with rice.

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Shrimp With Snow Peas

Tender Shrimp & Crispy Snow Peas

This simple, quick and easy dish pairs shrimp with pan charred snow peas, in a delicious and light sauce of fresh ginger, wine, soy sauce and oyster sauce.

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Shumai Dumplings

Steamed Asian Dumplings

You know those AMAZEBALLS steamed dumplings you get at Chinese Dim Sum places, filled with steamed ground meat? Now you can make them at home, for low points.

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Singapore Noodles

It's a WW Miracle!

This recipe makes a HUGE 11 cup platter of savory Singapore Noodles. Thin wheat noodles in a savory curry sauce, with chicken, shrimp, egg, veggies and scallions.

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String Bean Chicken

Savory Chicken & Green Beans

Tenderized chicken breast with seared green beans and onions, in a mildly sweet ginger and garlic black bean sauce. Modified from a traditional Chinese recipe.

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Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Tangy

A famous general once said: "Feed your enemies sweet and tangy chicken, and they will be your enemies no longer." - Sun Tzu, The Art of Culinary War.

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Sweet Fire Chicken Breast

WW-ified Panda Express dish

I hack the Panda dish down from 13 points per serving, down to 1 point for 1.5 cups on Blue & Purple. Breaded and baked chicken, a sweet and spicy pineapple sauce. Boom.

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Teriyaki Chicken

A Japanese Staple, with a twist

We all know what Teriyaki Chicken is. This recipe is my own Japanese/Chinese hybrid of the traditional dish, made to be ultra low in fat, calories, and points.

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Thai Basil Chicken

Enough Basil To Make An Italian Blush

Tender pieces of chicken breast, cooked with red bell peppers and onions, in a thick, savory, spicy and sweet sauce, LOADED to the gills with 2 to 3 cups of fresh basil.

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Thai Sweet Chili Shrimp

It's A Flavor Explosion

This shrimp dish is jam packed with Thai flavors. Fish sauce, ginger, garlic, lime juice, lemongrass, chili sauce, cilantro and just the right amount of sweetness.

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Torikatsu With Katsu Sauce

Japanese Chicken Katsu

Tender chicken breasts, marinated with miso paste, then breaded and baked with a crispy, low point panko breading. Served with my low point Torikatsu dipping sauce.

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Vegetable & Shrimp Fried Rice

My 5th Confirmed Miracle

An ENTIRE PLATTER full of legit... REAL fried rice. None of this cauliflower rice garbage the foodie bloggers use. 2 points for 1 cup on blue/purple, 3 points green.

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Wor Wonton Soup

Wonton Soup's Hearty Older Brother

Wonton Soup 2.0! Homemade dumplings, chicken, shrimp, carrots, mushrooms, bean sprouts, bok chow, ginger, garlic and TONS of flavor. This soup's a meal.

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Yaki Udon Noodles

Japanese Udon Noodle Stir Fry

Thick, chewy wheat noodles, with an extremely savory sauce, loaded with chicken, bok choy, onions, green onions, bamboo shoots and thin sliced mushrooms. Tomo Aragato.

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