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Simply Ming; Traditional Spicy Samba

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Simply Ming
Traditional Spicy Samba
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Ironically, Americans tend to complicate their lives in an effort to simplify them. In SIMPLY MING, chef Ming Tsai helps make the yearning for a more manageable lifestyle a reality. Tsai, experienced in classical French, new American and Pan-Asian cuisine, first introduced viewers to his unique blend of global culinary traditions in his Food Network series, East Meets West With Ming Tsai. In this new series for public television, Tsai provides a repertoire of very simple recipes which viewers can integrate into numerous dishes. Each of his flavor-packed sauces, salsas, pastes, rubs, stocks, syrups and doughs consists of fewer than seven ingredients, and each requires no more than 20 minutes to prepare. Guest include Martin Yan, Todd English, Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley, Jasper White and others. 2004. Series release date: 2004

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Guest Chef: Steven and Iris Tsai

Ming's Traditional Spicy Sambal is a mouth-tingling version of the Indonesian classic and a fiery condiment that will add oomph to any dish! On a visit to the Kotobukiya, a local Japanese market in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ming shows viewers how to select Sambal. Then, back in the kitchen Ming makes a spicy version of the ever-popular Crab Cakes with Sambal Aioli, and Ming's Crazy Chicken-Rice Noodle Stir-Fry. Finally special guest chefs Mom (Iris) and Dad (Stephen) Tsai use the master sauce to create a classic: Spicy Hunan Chicken.

Recipes My Crazy Chicken-Rice Noodle Stir-Fry Spicy Crab Cakes Avocado-Stuffed Spicy Crab Salad Traditional Spicy Sambal Steve & Iris Tsai's Spicy Hunan Chicken

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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