Superpunchy One-Pan Eggplant Adobo

Superpunchy One-Pan Eggplant Adobo

Substituting greens in historically meat-centric dishes is certainly one of my favourite hacks — whether or not mushrooms for beef, zucchini for shrimp, or, as in Kay Chun’s new tackle Filipino adobo, eggplant for chicken. It’s an excellent swap: The eggplant stays simply agency sufficient to carry its form, however will get suffused with the tangy flavors of soy sauce, vinegar and garlic and the softness of coconut milk. Serve it over rice, with a handful of basil leaves or sliced scallions on the finish so as to add a recent and aromatic rush.

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Coconut milk additionally lends its velvety sweetness to my sheet-pan meal of roasted sweet potatoes and gingery shrimp. As the candy potatoes roast, the coconut milk they’re bathed in caramelizes their edges, whereas the shrimp are added later so that they keep succulent and plump. The potatoes want about 45 minutes within the oven, however that’s hands-off time. The dish comes collectively simply, and it’s a really perfect use for that bag of frozen shrimp within the freezer.

If you will have the vitality for one extraordinary dinner this week, it’s properly price investing it in Genevieve Ko’s home made spinach-filled dumplings with chile crisp. (Consider it observe for the upcoming Lunar New Year.) Dumplings, as Genevieve writes, are as a lot about texture as style. Her model, each steamed and fried, is a symphony of crackling, crunchy undersides with chewy-tender tops.

A pleasant textural distinction can also be entrance and heart in Ali Slagle’s spicy sesame noodles. Springy ramen noodles meet nubby floor rooster and crunchy peanuts, that are seasoned with a sesame-orange-soy combination that’s been sizzled in sizzling oil.

As lengthy as you’re shopping for floor rooster for Ali’s recipe, you may as properly throw in an additional pound for this tackle youvarlakia avgolemono, a brothy, lemony, dill-flecked soup thickened with eggs and bobbing with chicken-and-rice meatballs. More conventional youvarlakia recipes use floor beef for the meatballs, and I’ve additionally made this soup with floor turkey. Which is to say, you’ve bought choices.

For one thing each candy and light-weight — for both breakfast or dessert — you might make my broiled grapefruit with brown sugar and flaky salt. Grapefruits are in peak season now, and glazing them with sugar is a time-honored method that I replace with a pop of salt sprinkled on simply earlier than serving. The salt amplifies their sweetness and checks their bitterness whereas including a delightful crunch.

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