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Non Traditional Christmas Dinner

ChihYu Smith

Looking for non-traditional Christmas dinner recipes? You’ll find a combination of Asian and Western-inspired flavors from savory proteins to refreshing vegetables and healthy sweets.

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Rice paper dumplings


This Rice paper dumplings recipe made with rice paper wraps is crispy and gluten-free. Rice paper wrappers dumplings are delicious and easy!

Hotpot sauces


Hotpot sauces with 5 different flavors you can use for hot pot dipping! From Chinese steamboat to Japanese shabu, perfect for hotpot at home!

Vegan Hot pot


Vegan hot pot with milky miso broth is a healthy recipe loaded with vegetables. I'll show you how to host a hot pot party at home easily!

Air fryer salmon bites


Air fryer salmon bites are cubes of salmon nuggets seasoned with honey, paprika and air fried to crispy. Serve with creamy caper-chive sauce.

Air fryer wonton chips


These air fryer wonton chips are made with gluten-free wonton wrappers with sweet or savory flavors. 3 ingredients, easy, oven friendly, too!

Chili oil ramen


Chili oil ramen with homemade chili garlic oil is tasty, easy to make, and ready in 10 mins.! Extra garlicky with gluten-free ramen noodles.

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