Recipes

Jessica Chu
Spicy Cheese-Stuffed Sausage Meatball

Spicy Cheese-Stuffed Sausage Meatball

What you’ll need:  1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. ground spicy sausage 1 c. breadcrumbs 1 egg 1/4 c. Parmesan, plus more for serving 1 block of cheese of your choice (in the image I used sharp cheddar) 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 15-oz. jar marinara 2 tablespoon of Chumami To prep for your meatballs, start by cutting your block of cheese into 1” cubes and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine ground beef, sausage, breadcrumbs, eggs, Parmesan, and tablespoon of Chumami chili oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir to combine. Scoop meatball mixture into...

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Jessica Chu
Spicy Tuna Salad

Spicy Tuna Salad

Looking for an appetizer that uses what is already in the house that is easy and quick to make? This dish is for you then.  What you’ll need:  3 cans of tuna fish ½ cup of mayonnaise 2 teaspoons of dijon mustard 1 tablespoon of Chumami chili oil 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika Optional: toasted pumpkin seeds to garnish Salt and pepper to taste Package of crackers of your choice In a medium size bowl, add your drained tuna fish, mayonnaise, dijon mustard, Chumami chili oil, and smoked paprika. Thoroughly mix all your ingredients and add salt and pepper to...

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Jessica Chu
Fried Shrimp Wontons in Chili Sauce

Fried Shrimp Wontons in Chili Sauce

Fresh and scrumptious fried shrimp wontons with a sweet, savory sauce. This dish is perfect for sharing or as its own meal. If I don’t fry these dumplings… I also love to boil them too… both are SUPER delicious.  What you’ll need: 6 oz. finely chopped shrimp 1 tablespoon finely chopped scallions 1 tablespoon of ginger (juiced) 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon sugar 1 pinch fresh ground white pepper 18 Wonton skins 4 tablespoons frying oil For the chili oil sauce: 3 tablespoons light soy sauce 6 tablespoons of Chumami...

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Jessica Chu
Simple, Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Simple, Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Easy roasted red pepper hummus recipe with sweet red bell peppers, chickpeas, and garlic. A dish this good, you’d think it’d be difficult...but it’s actually one of the easiest appetizers I know and I make it for almost every dinner party. Once you have all the ingredients, it takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. Try it out for yourself! What you’ll need: 1 jar of whole roasted red bell peppers 2 tablespoon of Chumami chili oil (save some to top off the hummus) 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas  1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh lemon juice, about 1 large lemon 1...

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