Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.
Today: Weeknights just got a lot more exciting.
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WHO: FrancesRenHuang is a yoga instructor, acupuncturist, and avid cook living in Buenos Aires.
WHAT: Your new favorite weeknight breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
HOW: Mix together a quick chile-fish sauce. Saute pork; add sauce, and serve over rice. Top with a fried egg.
WHY WE LOVE IT: This dish is just what we're looking for on a weeknight: quick, super-flavorful, and fun to cook. We love FrancesRenHuang's suggestion to serve it at breakfast, too. You'll find yourself wanting to douse everything in the chile-fish sauce -- so make extra to use all week.
300 grams of ground beef (can substitute with any other meat) 1 red onion, sliced thinly 3 to 5 thai chilies, chopped 3 to 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 teaspoon fish sauce 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 1 cup thai basil leaves, packed Generous pinch of ground white pepper 1 fried egg per person, finishing with a dash of soy sauce
Fish chile sauce
2 to 3 thai chilies, chopped 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1/4 cup spring water 1 clove of garlic, chopped (optional)