It all started with a little fillo cup appetizer filled with chicken, scallions and a kicking peanut sauce. I’ve made these many times and from what I’ve heard, always gotten great reviews. I think it’s because the flavor combination is crunchy, creamy and spicy all in the same bite
The other day, my friend Karen and I were discussing lunch ideas for a couple of things she was working on and my little appetizer cup came up. She mentioned that it was too bad that it wasn’t a meal.
That made me think.
I thought it was a great idea.
It can now be considered an entrée.
And that is one reason I love cooking and you should not be afraid of it. You can take an idea from one little thing and turn it into something that is completely different and yet, still so incredibly good. All it takes is a thought, a conversation or a suggestion and you can run with it and make it your own. It doesn’t matter if it doesn’t turn out well. Make it again or change it. It’s all about trying new things.
You could even change this recipe. Try shrimp with it, thicker noodles, different vegetables or spices to increase the heat a little…whatever you like to make it your own. Just don’t be afraid.
Send me pictures and let me know what you did. I would love to see the ideas that you come up with!