Cooking Like Grandma

Sam Choy
By Sam Choy
Wednesday - July 21, 2010
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This week, 2004 Miss Hawaii USA Jennifer Fairbank visits the show to share her family recipes.

This show aired originally in November 2005.


* 2-3 pounds chuck roast
* 1 cup shoyu
* 1/4 cup sesame seed oil
* 4-5 stalks green onion, finely chopped
* 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
* 4 eggs, beaten
* flour
* oil, for frying


Cut meat into thin slices, place in a bowl and add shoyu, oil, green onions and garlic; mix well.

Pour flour into a flat pan. Dip marinated meat pieces in flour then transfer meat into beaten eggs. Drip off excess.

Fry until golden brown.

For Dipping Sauce:

* 1 cup shoyu
* 1/4 cup vinegar
* 2 stalks green onion, finely chopped
* 3 cloves garlic, minced
* sesame seeds, roasted and crushed


* 2 cucumbers, preferably Japanese variety
* 3 stalks green onion, finely chopped
* 4 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 tablespoon crushed chili pepper flakes (kochu karu)
* 1 tablespoon finely ground chili powder
* 1 tablespoon red pepper paste (kochu jang)
* 1/2 cup shoyu
* 1/4 cup white vinegar
* 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seed
* dash sugar Cut cucumbers lengthwise and slice into bite-size pieces.

Place in a bowl, add all ingredients and mix well.

Chill before serving.

(Watch “Sam Choy’s Kitchen” Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on KHNL News 8.)

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