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Simply Ming; Thai Lime Leaves/ Shallots


Lime Leafs and Shallots with Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier Anamorphic

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Simply Ming
Thai Lime Leaves/ Shallots
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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: Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier

In this episode, Ming’s menu consists of the East-West duo Thai lime leaves and shallots. In the kitchen, Ming prepares an “All-In-One” Thai Seafood Soup. In addition to the soup, Ming makes flavorful Lime Leaf Shrimp Satays. Forget the traditional buffalo chicken wings – Ming puts his spin on the tasty favorite when he makes Crispy Chicken Wings with Lime Leaf Shallot Chile Sauce. Guest chefs Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier, chef/owners of Arrows in Ogunquit , ME , visit Ming’s kitchen to try their hands at using the East-West ingredients. Clark and Mark create a delicious Crispy Shiitake Mushroom Lime Leaf and Shallot Salad. This recipe is perfected with Mango Lettuce and Lime Shallot Clear Dipping Sauce.


Thai Seafood Soup

Lime Leaf Shrimp Satays

Crispy Chicken Wings with Lime Leaf-Shallot Chile Sauce

Clark Frasier And Mark Gaier's Crispy Shiitake Mushroom, Lime Leaf, And Shallot Salad With Mango, Lettuce, And Clear Dipping Sauce



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Finkel, Hilary (Series Producer)
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