Fawm Kauv (Steamed Rice Rolls)

This is the perfect comfort food. Although considered an appetizer or side dish, my family and I usually have this together as a meal with rice. These fawm kauv or steamed rice rolls are filled with a simple pork filling and dipped in a savory sweet and spicy sauce. Personally, I love to separate them into bite-sized pieces with my spoon and then pour a small amount of sauce over it.

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Papaya Salad

When you can’t buy papaya salad at the Hmong market and you have to learn how to make it yourself! Seriously. lol Who else can relate? 😀 I’ve never craved for papaya salad so bad in my life until my friend Jeanny and I talked about it a few months back. I missed the combination of the sweet, spicy, and sour flavors of papaya salad, followed by a tangy, tamarind sauce. It’s such a fresh and satisfying dish, and even better when you’re in the company of family and good friends.

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Salt & Pepper Fried Chicken Lollipops

I don’t think you need any further convincing that these fried chicken lollipops are mind-blowingly amazing. This is probably my favorite go-to chicken recipe when I’m craving fried chicken – Asian style! They’re packed with flavor and they’re oh so crispy… These are perfect for any special occasion and will add creativity to your table.

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