10 Recipes to Celebrate AAPI Month

10 Recipes to Celebrate AAPI Month

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May 1 2023


May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month. Celebrate this May and throughout the year by enjoying a recipe from one of the 50 ethnic groups and more than 40 countries making up Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some recipes we're loving: Instant Pot Chicken Adobo, Bulgogi Beef Skewers, and Steamed Bao Buns (just to name a few!)

  1. Chicken with Peanut-Coconut Curry

    Inspired by the flavors of India, make this quick and easy one-pan dinner that comes together in just 15 minutes!

  2. Steamed Bao Buns

    The Mandarin Chinese word "bao" means bun. Bao often has a thick pillowy dough dumpling and is stuffed with a sweet or savory filling, then steamed. Make the dough and then stuff them with  Sweet Red Bean, Korean BBQ Pancetta, or Sweet-and Spicy Filling.

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  3. Sticky Miso-Glazed Tofu

    Miso paste is typically made from fermented soybeans and originates from Japanese cuisine. Indulge in this vegetarian dish that is sure to become a weeknight dinner favorite!

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  4. Instant Pot Adobo Chicken

    This Filipino dish is made by braising chicken in a tangy, salty, garlicy, spicy sauce. Make it in almost an instant by using your Instant Pot!

  5. Easy Orange Chicken and Fried Rice

    This classic Chinese dish comes together in just 35 minutes and is sure to be your new favorite recipe. 

  6. Coconut-Orange Salmon Poke Bowls

    Poke bowls originate from Hawaii. This dish is a great example of combining Hawaiian culture with flavors from Asia and other Pacific islands. Plus, this recipe is just down-right delicious.

  7. Ramen Bowls

    Who doesn't love ramen? You can thank the Japanese for this delicious noodle! We love using it in this stepped-up ramen bowl recipe complete with seared tofu (although you can use whatever protein you prefer!)

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  8. Instant Pot Banh Mi Pork Sandwiches

    If you haven't tried the famous Vietnamese sandwich, now's the time! This recipe uses an Instant Pot or a slow cooker to make tender, tangy pork that's served on a baguette with pickled veggies.

  9. Grilled Mongolian Beef

    Mongolian beef is a marinated flank steak dish from Taiwan. Typically served with veggies and onions, this dish is not spicy which makes it perfect for a family night dinner.

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  10. Bulgogi Beef Skewers

    "Bulgogi" translates to "fire meat." This Korean dish is made from beef and is marinated and then grilled. 

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