The Journal

Zen recipes and other things about pepper that inspire us.

#TasteZen White Clam Sauce

#TasteZen White Clam Sauce

2 min read

This absolutely delicious clam sauce recipe is very easy to make and uses ingredients easily found in your local grocery.  Lemon zest, cracked Zen Kompot Black Peppercorns' and chopped flat Italian parsley give this dish a perfect finish!  Pair it with a nice Pinot Grigio and a Caesar salad.
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#ZenRecipe Delicious Fish Tacos

#ZenRecipe Delicious Fish Tacos

3 min read

This is a delicious spiced fish recipe served on a fresh corn tortilla with pickled red onion, a tangy Baja cream and slaw.  You can add a spoonful of your favorite tomato salsa for an extra finish.
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#ZenRecipe Thai Pork Glass Noodle Salad

#ZenRecipe Thai Pork Glass Noodle Salad

1 min read

This Thai pork glass noodle salad is fresh, zesty and a little spicy. Make it ahead of time for a delicious lunch, or in minutes as a quick and easy meal.
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#ZenRecipe Baked Spicy Korean Chicken

#ZenRecipe Baked Spicy Korean Chicken

1 min read

These spicy Korean chicken drumsticks are soaked overnight in an easy marinade that consists of only 5 ingredients, then baked in the oven until cooked through – a simple and delicious dish to go with a big bowl of rice or noodles.
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#ZenRecipe  Chinese Peppers and Spinach

#ZenRecipe Chinese Peppers and Spinach

1 min read

This tasty side dish is awesome when accompanied by grilled chicken or pork and rice.  It really works wit just about any protein!
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#ZenRecipe Crispy Fried Fish Thai Style

#ZenRecipe Crispy Fried Fish Thai Style

1 min read

The Red Snapper in this recipe is fried to have a crispy golden brown skin, but the meat is succulent and tender. The tangy tamarind based sauce adds a depth and unique flavor to the fish. Savor this dish with hot steaming Jasmine rice.
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#ZenRecipe Zen's Chicken Laap

#ZenRecipe Zen's Chicken Laap

2 min read

Probably one of our favorite Thai foods; Chicken Laap (or Larb).  This dish, served with fresh lettuce or cabbage, green onions and a squeeze of lime can't be beat.  Serve it up with sticky rice (or jasmine if you prefer).
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#ZenRecipe Green Papaya Salad

#ZenRecipe Green Papaya Salad

1 min read

In Isaan (Northern Thailand), green papaya salad is called som tum.  It is eaten by itself as a snack, or with marinated grilled beef and chicken accompanied by sticky rice.
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#ZenRecipe Mexican Chili-Lime Cod

#ZenRecipe Mexican Chili-Lime Cod

1 min read

A delicious way to enjoy Cod (or any firm white fish for that matter).  Serve it over rice or make it as a filling for awesome fish tacos!
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#ZenRecipe Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Shrimp

#ZenRecipe Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Shrimp

1 min read

This is a delicious dish and is easy to make for a  weeknight meal. Serve up a flourless "pasta" with these strands of spaghetti squash topped with plump and juicy shrimp.
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# ZenRecipe Guam-Style Grilled Chicken with Red Rice

# ZenRecipe Guam-Style Grilled Chicken with Red Rice

2 min read

Some of our favorite foods include Chamorro dishes from the island of Guam.  Marinated with the traditional Guam-style sauce finadene, a blend of white vinegar, soy sauce, and aromatics, this succulent grilled chicken is served with annatto-tinged red rice, this dish is a huge hit at any bar-b-que!
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#ZenRecipe Lime Coconut Rice

#ZenRecipe Lime Coconut Rice

1 min read

Serve this great rice dish with grilled or sauteed shrimp for an "over the top" experience!
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