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Simply Ming; Southeast Asian Shrimp Broth

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Simply Ming
Southeast Asian Shrimp Broth
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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: Norm Van Aken If you've ever had Thai food, chances are you've had Tom Yum Goong, their famous spicy shrimp soup, flavored with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, and hot chilies. It's one of Ming's favorites, because there is so much going on, but it all harmonizes. Ming's Southeast Asian Shrimp Broth is the perfect way to deliver those exotic, rich flavors to all kinds of dishes. He'll use it as a poaching liquid for Striped Bass with Leek, Carrot, and Rice Noodle Soup. Ming visits Boston area chef Jae Chung to see how he uses the broth to make a spicy seafood soup. Back in the kitchen, Ming uses the broth as a braising liquid for Coconut-Braised Chicken and Purple Potatoes, and in place of the standard chicken broth in a Thai Basil Risotto with Shrimp. A chef that knows a little something about harmonizing exotic flavors, Norman Van Aken, joins Ming to make his Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Prosciutto, Shrimp and Shiitake.

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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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