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How to create an asian inspired romantic dinner

A decadent Asian-inspired beef half rib meal

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INGREDIENTS
Ingredients -- (I cheated and marinated the meat earlier today and forgot to take pictures during the process)

Ingredients -- (I cheated and marinated the meat earlier today and forgot to take pictures during the process)

Slice up chives removing part of the white end and discarding; this will be used for both the marinade and with the bok choy (I used another 3 for the marinade)

Slice up chives removing part of the white end and discarding; this will be used for both the marinade and with the bok choy (I used another 3 for the marinade)

Peel the skin off of the ginger similar to peeling a potato

Peel the skin off of the ginger similar to peeling a potato

Shave thinly

Shave thinly

Smash garlic

Smash garlic

Skin will come off easily :)

Skin will come off easily :)

Marinated ribs in soy sauce, olive oil, sesame, ginger, garlic and scallions

Marinated ribs in soy sauce, olive oil, sesame, ginger, garlic and scallions

Remove top from onion

Remove top from onion

Slice down the middle, then each half in half - then cube

Slice down the middle, then each half in half - then cube

Remove stems from mushrooms then cut into cubes and rinse

Remove stems from mushrooms then cut into cubes and rinse

Separate bok choy and remove part of the white end

Separate bok choy and remove part of the white end

Cut into chunks and rinse

Cut into chunks and rinse

Toast sesame seeds in dry pan

Toast sesame seeds in dry pan

Add olive oil and heat up

Add olive oil and heat up

Saut\u00e9 garlic

Sauté garlic

Then onions, then ginger, then sesame seeds

Then onions, then ginger, then sesame seeds

Add in carrots and crumbled half vegetable bullion

Add in carrots and crumbled half vegetable bullion

Add scallions and water at high heat, cover and simmer

Add scallions and water at high heat, cover and simmer

Realize you added probably too much water and remove lid to let some evaporate

Realize you added probably too much water and remove lid to let some evaporate

Add bok choy to pan

Add bok choy to pan

Cover to wilt bok choy

Cover to wilt bok choy

Add in mushrooms, soy sauce and additional sesame and saut\u00e9 (covered or not)

Add in mushrooms, soy sauce and additional sesame and sauté (covered or not)

Put vegetables in side dish when ready

Put vegetables in side dish when ready

Toast basmati rice in pan

Toast basmati rice in pan

Add water to cover rice and some salt and olive oil; mix constantly and add water as needed

Add water to cover rice and some salt and olive oil; mix constantly and add water as needed

Preheat grill pan for about 5 minutes

Preheat grill pan for about 5 minutes

Place ribs face down in pan to brown

Place ribs face down in pan to brown

Turn to brown on every side; then broil in oven (time will depend on thickness of meat and the temp you want the meat to cook to - I flipped mine over once and cooked for 25 minutes or so)

Turn to brown on every side; then broil in oven (time will depend on thickness of meat and the temp you want the meat to cook to - I flipped mine over once and cooked for 25 minutes or so)

Don't they look delicious!? **Note: I actually poured the marinade back over the meat before putting in oven

Don't they look delicious!? **Note: I actually poured the marinade back over the meat before putting in oven

Plate beautifully and make someone fall in love :-* As always, if you would like and tell me how it turns out for you! Follow me for more inspired recipes :)

  • Beef short ribs
  • Bok choy
  • Colorful baby carrots
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Scallions
  • Sesame
  • Soy sauce
  • Basmati rice
  • Olive oil
  • Vegetable bullion