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Top 10 New Years Eve Party - Chinese Main Dish Recipes


Planning to serve your guests a full meal? Here are popular Chinese recipes that will add something different to your New Year's Eve celebrations.

1. Sweet and Sour Pork

Pork is deep-fried twice to make it extra crispy, then stir-fried with pineapple and green bell peppers in a sweet and sour sauce.

Top Picks: Sweet and Sour Pork

2. Chow Mein

Chow mein or "fried noodles' originated in northern China. This chow mein recipe can be made with chicken, shrimp or pork. Choose also from Low-fat Baked Chicken Chow Mein or Tofu and Cashew Chow Mein, or Vegetarian Chow Mein

Top Picks: Chow Mein

3. Beef With Broccoli

The secret to this recipe is cooking the beef in 1 cup of oil to seal in the juices, and cooking the broccoli in water to make it crisp and tender.

Top Picks: Beef With Broccoli

4. Sesame Chicken

The popular restaurant dish - deep-fried chicken is coated with a tangy sweet and sour sauce and garnished with toasted sesame seeds.

Top Picks: Sesame Chicken

5. Kung Pao Chicken

This spicy Szechuan dish, made with chili peppers and peanuts, is named after a court official or "Kung Pao."

Top Picks: Kung Pao Chicken

6. War Su Gai (Almond Boneless Chicken)

In this Detroit specialty, batter-coated chicken is deep-fried and sprinkled with almonds.

Top Picks: Almond Boneless Chicken

7. Hot Pot

The Asian version of fondue consists of cooking food in a communal pot filled with a flavorful seasoned broth. Choose from Classic Mongolian Hot Pot With Lamb, Fondue Chinoise (Chinese Beef Fondue), or Mongolian Hot Pot With Chicken and Seafood

Top Picks: Hot Pot

8. Mu Shu Pork

Strips of chicken are combined with a colorful array of vegetables to resemble a wooded forest scene.

Top Picks: Mu Shu Pork Much Ado About Mu Shu - Learn more About this famous northern Chinese dish

9. Take-out Style Ginger Beef

The famous dish consisting of crispy pieces of beef that have been marinated in ginger juice. Hot chili oil lends extra heat to the sauce.

Top Picks: Ginger Beef

Quest for Ginger Beef: Learn more about this popular dish, and try several more recipes.

10. General Tso's Chicken

Learn how to make this sweet and spicy deep-fried dish.

Top Picks: General Tso's Chicken

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