What to buy at an Asian Market!

Total Time: 1 hours

Prep Time: 1 hours

Author: Sylvia Fountaine

Source: www.feastingathome.com

What to buy at an Asian Market!

Ingredients

· Peeled Garlic· Shallots· Kaffir lime leaves· Ginger Root· Galangal Root· Fresh Turmeric Root· Fresh mushrooms- try a different kind!· Fresh herbs- Thai basil, cilantro, chives, and mint!· Seasonal and unusual vegetables, fruit, fresh  chilies and sprouts (daikon or bean)· Fresh rice noodles or ramen noodles in the refrigerated section· Wonton wrappers· Fresh Tofu ( or spicy fried)· Pickled Things – Korean “pickles”· Seaweed Noodles ( like Sea Tangle)· Seaweed Salad· Miso paste – try white miso!· Quail Eggs· Frozen chopped lemongrass- so handy!· Frozen Kaffir Lime leaves (or sub fresh, and freeze extras)· Frozen galanga root· Dumplings and Wontons· Frozen whole fish· Coconut milk· Toasted Sesame oil· Soy sauce· Extra dark soy sauce· Rice Vinegar· Thai Curry Paste ( red, green, yellow)· Korean Chili paste ( or flakes)· Sambal Olek or Garlic Chili Paste· Sriracha Sauce· Black vinegar· Mirin wine· Chinese Cooking wine· Oyster Sauce· Fish Sauce· Tamarind paste or concentrate· Shrimp paste, or dried shrimp· Fermented Black beans· Black bean or brown bean Sauce· Peanut Oil (or wok oil)· Chili Oil· Black sesame seeds· Toasted Sesame seeds· Whole or ground spices· Dried Chile Threads· Dried Whole red Chilies for wok stir fry· Fried shallots or fried garlic· Hondashi  (for miso soup)· Togarashi Spice Blend· Rice (sushi, jasmine, basmati, forbidden black)· Dried Seaweed- kombu, wakame, hijiki, kelp· Nori Sheets· Dry Beans- mung, black, chick peas, etc.· Spring roll wrappers· Dry Noodles· Japanese Green tea ( try it with brown rice -Genmaicha)· Rice (sushi, jasmine, basmati, forbidden black)· Dried Seaweed- kombu, wakame, hijiki, kelp· Nori Sheets· Dry Beans- mung, black, chickpeas, etc.· Spring roll wrappers· Dry Noodles· Japanese Green tea ( try it with brown rice -Genmaicha)

Instructions

Step 1Print the list and take it with you! Highlight any favorites for next time!Step 2****Please mention in the comments below if I’ve forgotten anything and I will update.  Thanks!!!!