Hmong Chicken Sausage – Hnyuv Ntxwm

Hmong Chicken Sausage - Hnyuv Ntxwm
Hmong Sausage – Hnyuv Ntxwm

 

 

Hmong sausage is usually always made with pork. However in my family, we also enjoy chicken sausage (my mother’s clever idea). This simpler and healthier version of hmong sausage is just as mouthwatering as any hmong or southeast asian sausages you will ever experience. No doubt that you’ll also enjoy it as much as my family does. Serve with steamed steamed rice, sticky rice and your favorite chili sambal too!

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Chicken Tomato Melted Stir Fry – Nqaij Qaib Kib xyaw Txiv Lwm Suav

Chicken Tomato Melted Stir Fry
Chicken Tomato Melted Stir Fry

 

 

As many Hmong parents garden they often plant and grow many tomatoes and green beans so it’s not a surprise if you find this fruit and vegetable together in a stir fry. Many hmong families love tomatoes as it makes the meat more succulant and tangy. This is a common yet delicious quick stir fry that is simple for those who don’t have much time to cook.

Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 15 minutes

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Quails with bamboo shoots – Noog Hau

Quails specifically are very healthy as these birds contain a lot more nutrients and less fat than say a chicken does. I love quail and I love anything with hmong bamboo shoots. You can acquire Hmong bamboo shoots only during certain times of the year at the hmong markets. Hmong bamboo shoots are tender and crunchy and well preserved. However, regular bamboo shoots can be substituted for this dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes. Cooking: 10 minutes.

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Sticky rice sausage – Hnyuv Ntxwm Mov

Hnyuv Ntxwm Mov Sticky rice sausage
Hnyuv Ntxwm Mov – Sticky rice sausage

 

 

This hearty traditional hmong food has tasty simple flavors that you will enjoy. this is a simple yet delicious snack that can fill you up quick! Hmong stores always have a deli section where you can try these out first if you don’t believe me! It can be difficult when you first learn to make these but with some practice it’ll come easy and will be quite fun to make!

Preparation: 1 hour. Cooking: 1 hour

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Eggplant Spicy Dipping – Lws Kubtshis Tuav

Eggplant Spicy Dipping Lws Kubtshis Tuav
Eggplant Spicy Dipping - Lws Kubtshis Tuav

 

 

This is a traditional hmong pepper dipping sauce made with eggplants. This dipping is particularly good with ovened, grilled or bbq meat. You can either oven or broil eggplants to make this dipping but this recipe will ask you to boil. You can also eat this completely by itself, with or without the spice, served with steamed white rice. it’s delicious!

Preparation: 5 min. Cooking:20 min.

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Mushroom Pepper Dipping – Kua Txob Nceb

Mushroom Pepper Dipping Kua Txob Nceb
Mushroom Pepper Dipping - Kua Txob Nceb

 

 

This is a traditional hmong pepper dipping sauce made with mushroom. This dipping is particularly good with ovened, grilled or bbq meat. Or as a vegetarian you can also eat this by itself with some steamed white rice it tastes great! You can either oven or broil mushroom in a pot to make this dipping but this recipe will ask you to boil.
Preparation: 5 min. Cooking: 15

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Scrambled eggs with melted Tomatoes – Qe Kib xyaw txiv lwm suav

Qe Kib saw txiv lwm suav
Qe Kib saw txiv lwm suav

 

 

My mother tells me that in Laos, Hmong people would just fry lots of tomatoes from their garden and scramble in some eggs from their chicken coop. This is perfect for breakfast. It’s so simple and it tastes much better than it looks! This is one of my favorite ways to eat eggs and could be yours too.
Preparation: 5 minutes. Cooking: 10 minutes.

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Sweet Soy Bean Rice Patties – Mov Phom

Mov Phom Sweet Soy Bean Rice Patties
Mov Phom Sweet Soy Bean Rice Patties

 

 

This traditional soft sweet fluffy delight makes a great healthy snack. In Laos, sugar is found in towns only. The Hmong people didn’t always add sugar since they lived in mountains secluded from the rest. Traditionally Hmong people wrapped the rice patties in banana leaves but aluminum foil works just fine. You will need a regular sized blender and a steamer.

Preparation time 25-30 minutes.

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Zesty Peanut Salad – Zaub Xav Lav

Zaub Xav Lav
Zaub Xav Lav

My Mother’s Salad – Zaub Xav Lav
This traditional salad is very simple for any American family to make. If you ever run out of salad dressing but still have lots of healthy greens sitting in your fridge then try my mother’s salad recipe. It’s a very zesty nutty salad and quite enjoyable. Don’t be afraid to use egg yolks in this salad as yolks are actually the more nutritious part of an egg.

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Hmong Beef Jerky Salad

Hmong Beef Jerky Salad
Hmong Beef Jerky Salad

This is my mother’s Hmong beef jerky salad that I’ve also learned to enjoy making for our family. Whenever there’s a big Hmong feast/party, there’s a chance for leftover cow’s meat. My mom would take some of these leftover meat and use it to make beef jerky or what I would call beef jerky salad.

Preparation & Cooking: 30-40 minutes

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