Boyd Recipes

Online Recipe File for Joshua & Deb Boyd



Marinated Salmon with Couscous

From Everyday Food

– 1 bunch cilantro, stems removed
– 3 garlic cloves, chopped
– 1-2 red jalapeno (or similar) peppers (seeded and chopped)
– 1.5 in piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
– 1 tsp paprika
– 1 tsp ground cumin
– 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp olive oil
– zest of 1 lemon
– 2 tbsp lemon juice
– 4 salmon steaks (6-8 oz each)
– 1 cup couscous

In a food processor, pulse cilantro, garlic, peppers, ginger, paprika, and cumin until fine. Add 1/4 cup oil and lemon juice, pulse to combine.

Arrange salmon in a 9×13 baking dish. Rub both sides with mixture. Cover and fridge 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375.

Bake salmon uncovered until opaque (12ish minutes).

Prepare couscous normally, then add lemon zest to finished couscous and stir.

Microwave Steamed Cod w/ Ginger

– 4 scallions, white and green parts separated and sliced.
– 2 tbsp ginger, pealed and grated with micro-plane grater
– 2 tbsp rice vinegar
– 2 tbsp vegetable oil
– 1/4 tsp red-pepper flakes
– 1 tsp sugar
– 4 skinless cod fillets (about 6oz each)

In a shallow 2 qt microwave safe dish with a lid, stir together scallion whites, ginger, vinegar, oil, red-pepper flakes, and sugar. Season with salt. Marinate cod in dish 20 minutes, turning once.

Cover and microwave on power level 8, 4 minutes. Let stand, covered, until fish is opaque throughout, 5 minutes. Top with scallion greens. Serve with rice.

Soy ginger dipping sauce

In a bowl, stir together 1/4 cup soy sauce, 3 tbsp rice vinegar, 1 tbsp minced ginger, 2tsp sugar, and 1/4 tsp sesame oil.

Good for potstickers, other stuff.

Omy-Soba Recipe


  • Soba Noodles
  • Yakisoba sauce
  • 2 eggs (Added with soy sauce, salt/pepper)
  • Sliced ginger
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Sliced chicken/pork, seasoned (with soy sauce, sesame oil and pepper)
  • Tonkatsu Sauce
  • Seaweed Flakes
  • Bonito flakes
  • Mayonnaise

Cook Soba noodles in boiling water.

Add about 1 tablespoon of oil to the wok, and heat it with medium heat. Next, add in ginger and fry, followed by the carrots and cabbage. After frying vegetables, add in meat followed by yaki soba.

On a frying pan, add in the egg, turn to slow-medium heat. When the egg is still a little runny, add in the yakisoba close to one side and use a pair of chopsticks/spoon to fold the omelette (don’t worry too much about it if it gets broken or anything). Now that you’re almost done, get a plate, and flip the frying pan over it, and there you go, the holes are covered and you get a pretty decent-looking omusoba! If there’s still some noodles leftover, you can add it at the side.

Now the fun part! You can decorate the omelette with tonkatsu sauce, sprinkling some bonito flakes or seaweed flakes over it and what-not. And well, (attempt) to make it in a heart-shape, like what I’ve (destructed) below. You can also add some mayonnaise.


Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi

  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 (6 ounce) mahi mahi fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. In a shallow glass dish, stir together the honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, ginger, garlic and olive oil. Season fish fillets with salt and pepper, and place them into the dish. If the fillets have skin on them, place them skin side down. Cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes to marinate.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove fish from the dish, and reserve marinade. Fry fish for 4 to 6 minutes on each side, turning only once, until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove fillets to a serving platter and keep warm.
  3. Pour reserved marinade into the skillet, and heat over medium heat until the mixture reduces to a glaze consistently. Spoon glaze over fish, and serve immediately.


Mixed Vegetable Curry

From Everyday Food, Sep ’09

  • 2 in piece of ginger thinly sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2″ pieces.
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 head cauliflower in florets
  • 1/2 pd okra, stemmed and halved length-wise
  • 3 cups cooked white rice.

Puree giner and garlic with 1/4 c water until mostly smooth.

In a large sauce pace, heat oil over medium high.  Add mustard seed and cumin, cook till fragrant.  Add paste, reduce to medium low and cook, stirring, until most of liquid has evaporated, 5-7 min. Add tomatoes and cook until they begin to break down, about 3 min.

Add potatoes and 3 1/2 C water, 1tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper.  Increase heat to high and boil until potatoes are tender, about 12 minutes.  Fold in cauliflower and okra, cover and cook until tender, 9-10 min.

Ginger Lime Beef with Cilantro


  • 1 broccoli, cut into half bite sized chunks
  • Carrots, cut into 1/4″ x 2″ strips
  • 1 pound boned beef top sirloin, fat trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salad oil
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro


1. Prepare vegatables you are looking for roughly 1:1 veggie/meat by
weight, skewed which every direction you prefer. Blanch the veggies. Or
just skip them altogether.

2. Rinse beef and pat dry. Cut across the grain into 1/16- to
1/8-inch-thick slices, then cut slices into bite-size pieces.

3. Pour oil into a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over high
heat. When oil is hot, add bell pepper and stir just until tender-crisp
to bite, about 3 minutes. Pour from pan into a bowl.

4. Add beef to pan and stir just until no longer pink, about 2
minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer meat to bowl with pepper.

5. To meat juices in pan, add lime juice, honey, hoisin sauce, soy
sauce, ginger, and chili flakes. Boil over high heat, stirring often,
until mixture is reduced to about 1/3 cup, 5 to 6 minutes. Pour beef and
bell pepper back into pan and stir until hot, about 30 seconds.

6. Spoon beef stir-fry onto plates and sprinkle with cilantro.

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