Not all Dads want to spend Father's Day hovering over the barbecue. One way to show Dad he's special is to make dinner for him. From grilled chicken and roasted ribs to pepper steak, here are a number of Chinese and Asian inspired recipes for Father's Day. And, for those Dads whose idea of the perfect Father's Day is whipping up something special on the grill, I've included a few side dishes that you can make to serve with it.
Extra marinade can be used as a flavorful dressing in a salad to accompany the grilled chicken.
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This recipe won first prize in a "Build a Better Burger" contest put on by Sutter Home Winery. The salmon burgers are brushed with a delicious soy glaze during grilling.
Sheila rated this recipe at 5 out of 5 stars, saying: "The recipe is totally delicious! I've been looking for a steak recipe for a long time and when I tried this one, I truly found the recipe that I was looking for. The taste and the aroma is just right and it's easy to prepare."
In this video, Gina Miller shows how to make this famous restaurant dish.
These mouthwatering ribs have a marinade made with hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, fresh garlic and two types of soy sauce. They are coated with honey during baking. More Spareribs Recipes
The key to this recipe is the marinade, made with rice vinegar, soy sauce, fresh ginger and garlic, and five-spice powder. I've included instructions for either broiling or grilling the the chicken breasts.
If your family likes lamb, you might want to try this northern Chinese dish, with lamb and jalapeno peppers marinated in a spicy mixture with chili oil, rice wine, Szechuan peppercorn, lemon juice and fresh garlic before grilling. Serve the barbecued lamb on sesame seed buns.
From Diana my-Tran, chicken wings are marinated in a hoisin-flavored sauce with honey and baked.
Asian seasonings such as fish sauce and lime juice jazz up the marinade for chicken pieces that are threaded onto skewers and baked. Another recipe from Diana my-Tran, reader-rated at 5 out of 5 stars.
This easy to make noodle dish consists of egg noodles tossed in a dressing made with five ingredients, including balsamic vinegar, sugar and hot chili oil.
Here's a nice change from standard potato salad recipes with a mayonnaise dressing - it includes healthy bok choy, spring onions, and a wicked dressing made with rice vinegar and other Asian seasonings.