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Using Vegetables - Asian and Western - in Chinese Recipes

Chinese recipes using Asian and western vegetables, along with information on vegetables used in Chinese cooking.
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California Asparagus and Lamb Stir-fry
Lamb Stir-fry – Fresh asparagus pairs nicely with lamb and Chinese seasonings add the finishing touch in this easy lamb stir-fry recipe from the California Asparagus Commission.

Asparagus Recipes - Chinese Asparagus Recipes
The arrival of Spring means it's the beginning of asparagus season! Here are several Chinese recipes featuring asparagus, from main dishes to simple vegetable stir-fries and an easy 5 ingredient asparagus salad.

Asparagus Salad
Asparagus is blanched to seal in the color and flavor, and tossed with a flavorful dressing made with sugar, sesame oil, and soy sauce.

Asparagus Stir-fry Recipe
Fresh Asparagus turns out tender but still crisp, coated with a flavorful oyster-based sauce in this easy stir-fry. Asparagus Stir-fry recipe.

Bean Sprouts - Saucy Stir-fried Bean Sprouts
Light soy sauce adds flavor to mung bean sprouts in this quick and easy stir-fry dish.

Bell Pepper Recipes
Red, green or orange, bell peppers lend flavor, color and a bit of crunch to numerous Chinese and Asian recipes.

Bitter Melon - How to Prepare Bitter Melon
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.

Bitter Melon - Pork With Bitter Melon
Bitter melon recipe - Salted Chinese black beans are more than able to hold their own against the strong flavor of bitter melon in this flavorful stir-fry.

Bitter Melon Stir-fry
Bitter melon is an unusual looking vegetable with a different flavor.

Bitter Melon Recipes
Never mind its strong taste bitter melon has plenty of fans, thanks partly to its rumored health benefits. Here are several bitter melon recipes for you to try, including Chinese pork with bitter melon and an Indian sweet and sour dish.

Bok Choy - Baby Bok Choy, Stir-fried
A recipe for stir-fried baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking.

Bok Choy - Best Bok Choy Recipes
Bok choy is extremely versatile – it can be stir-fried, steamed or added to soup. Better still, it’s loaded with nutrients. Here are my most popular bok choy recipes.

Bok Choy Recipe
Bok choy recipe - A sauce made with red wine vinegar and two types of soy sauce adds a kick to this bok choy recipe

Bok Choy - All About Bok Choy
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.

Broccoli With Oyster Sauce
Broccoli is blanched and coated in a savory oyster sauce.

Cabbage with Chinese Sausage
Napa cabbage and lop cheong in hoisin and brown bean sauce.

Candied Sweet Potatoes
Candied Sweet Potatoes - Honey and Chinese five-spice powder adds an extra kick to this candied sweet potatoes recipe.

Carrots – Glazed Carrots With Five Spice Powder
This easy recipe for glazed carrots makes a nice side dish for a family dinner or holiday occasion.

Carrots - Pickled Carrots
An easy recipe for pickled carrots with Szechuan peppercorn.

Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce
Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce - Oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of Chinese broccoli (gai lan).

Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce Stir-fry
Chinese broccoli - an easy recipe for Chinese Broccoli with oyster sauce. Can't find Chinese broccoli? Feel free to use regular broccoli instead.

Chinese Chives and Bean Sprouts Stir-fry
A quick and easy stir-fry using yellow Chinese chives and bean sprouts.

Chinese Green Beans Recipe
Chinese green beans a recipe for Chinese green beans, a spicy Szechuan dish in which the beans are fried twice.

Easiest Green Bean Recipe
Easiest Green Bean Recipe - a quick and easy side dish, using frozen green beans and with the spicy sauce found in traditional Szechuan green beans.

Chinese Green Beans Recipe With Longbeans
Here is another recipe for Chinese green beans, also called Szechuan green beans.

Chinese Green Beans Recipe With Mushrooms
Easy Stir-fry Green Beans are paired with fresh mushrooms and seasoned with garlic, ginger, and hoisin sauce.

Chinese Green Beans With Pork
Chinese green beans with pork - seasoned with chili powder, Szechuan preserved vegetable adds a distinct flavor to this easy to make recipe.

How to Cook Chinese Green Beans With Photos
How to Cook Chinese Green Beans – step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook Chinese Green Beans.

Chinese Mushrooms - Information About Chinese Dried (Black) Mushrooms
Learn more about the health benefits, pick up cooking tips, and try some recipes.

Chinese Mushrooms Recipes
Chinese mushrooms - Whether you known them as dried Chinese mushrooms, black mushrooms or even Shiitake mushrooms, Chinese mushrooms add an earthy flavor to numerous Chinese dishes.

Chinese Vegetables Pictures
Chinese Vegetables come in a variety of intriguing shapes, sizes and textures. Here are pictures of various types of Chinese vegetables, from Bok Choy to Winter Melon.

Chinese Vegetables Recipes
Over twenty Chinese recipes using both Chinese vegetables and western vegetables, from Chinese Greens in Oyster Sauce, Spicy Eggplant, and Snow Peas Stir-fry to an Asian Coleslaw.

Chop Suey Recipes
A number of chop suey recipes, from Pork Chop Suey to a classic lunchcounter dish.

Chop Suey - Chicken Chop Suey
For the chop suey conoisseur - a recipe from cookbook author Deh-Ta Hsiung.

Chop Suey - a Chinese Recipe for Chop Suey With Quail Eggs
Chop suey - the family recipe for Chop Suey is made with pork and quail eggs.

Cloud Ears and Wood Ears
Learn more about the fungi with the exotic names that make a frequent appearance in Chinese dishes, including Hot and Sour Soup. Includes a photo and recipes.

Coriander and Cilantro - History and Information about Coriander and Cilantro
Coriander Conundrum - Learn more about the relationship between the spice coriander and the herb cilantro.

Easy Cucumber Salad
This easy cucumber salad recipe is loaded with Asian flavors.

Cucumber Salad
Cucumbers are tossed in a red wine vinegar dressing that is spiked with minced ginger and red pepper flakes.

Eggplant Shu Mai Recipe
Eggplant Shu Mai - Eggplants and black bean sauce lend a savory flavor to this dim sum appetizer.

Fall Harvest Celebration
Asian recipes to help you make the most out of the fall harvest, including vegetarian chow mein and stuffed green peppers.

Fall Vegetable Recipes
The upside of colder autumn days is that there's plenty of fall produce that can be used in warming soups and stews or quick and easy stir-fries for busy weeknights. Some are available all year, but really come into their own in the fall. Here are fall vegetable recipes to help you take advantage of local produce:

Flowering Chives Stir-fry Recipe
An easy stir-fry using flowering chives, considered to be a delicacy in China.

Garlic and Ginger
Chinese cooking wouldn't be the same without the flavors of pungent garlic and fresh ginger. Learn more about the history of these two vegetables and their use in Chinese cuisine. Recipes include Ginger Ice Cream and Dry Garlic Spareribs.

Garlic Bok Choy - Bok Choy Recipe
Bok Choy Recipes - Garlic pairs nicely with bok choy is this quick and easy bok choy recipe.

Garlic Chives - Information
Chinese garlic chives can have a mild onion or stronger garlicky flavor. Learn about the different types of garlic chives, including alternate names, and see photos.

Garlic Chives - Recipes
Recipes using all three types of Chinese chives, also called garlic chives.

Ginger Juice - How to Make Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.

Hakka-Style Asian Eggplant Recipe With Mint
Asian eggplant is cooked twice in this flavorful eggplant recipe from Martin Yan. First the eggplant is deep-fried to seal in juices, and then stir-fried in a flavorful sauce.

Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce leaves are filled with chicken and vegetables stir-fried with an oyster-flavored sauce in this tasty appetizer.

Mung Bean Sprouts
Learn more about mung bean sprouts, a popular ingredient in Chinese dishes for 3,000 years, and try some recipes

Mushrooms and Bamboo Shoots
Sometimes called "Fried Two Winters," this recipe consists of dried black mushrooms and bamboo shoots stir-fried with garlic, chicken broth and seasonings.

Pickled Cucumber
Cucumbers are pickled in a spicy mixture that includes Szechwan peppercorns and red rice vinegar.

Potato - Spicy Fries - Stir-fry Potato Recipe
Stir-fry Potato – a potato is cut into thin strips and fried with five-spice powder and other seasonings. An interesting alternative to deep-frying French fries.

Pickled Shallots
Pickled Shallots - Here is an easy recipe for pickled shallots, using Chinese seasonings.

Simple Snow Peas Stir-fry
Stir-frying snow peas brings out their sweet flavor.

Shanghai Vegetable Rice
Shanghai Vegetable Rice - Stir-fried bok choy and Chinese sausages add extra flavor to steamed rice in this Shanghai recipe.

Snow Peas Recipes
Spring means snow peas! Sweet, crunchy snow peas are one of the first spring vegetables to come into season. Here are a number of snow peas recipes, from chicken with snow peas to a simple snow peas stir-fry.

Spicy Szechuan Eggplant
Eggplant and ground pork are stir-fried with seasonings in this spicy Szechuan recipe.

Spicy Stir-fry Chinese Cabbage
Spicy Stir-fry Chinese Cabbage - Chile paste adds heat to this stir-fry made with green onions and Chinese cabbage (also called Napa Cabbage or by its Chinese name, Sui Choy).

Spinach With Brown Bean Sauce
Spinach With Brown Bean Sauce features the salty flavor of Chinese brown bean sauce, found in Chinese markets.

Spinach With Garlic Stir-fry
Spinach with Garlic spinach is more than able to hold its own against strong garlic in this simple Chinese stir-fry. Spinach With Garlic recipe.

Spring Onions Recipes
Probably the most popular herb in Chinese cooking, spring onions are indispensable in Asian cuisine. Here are my favorite spring onions recipes.

Springtime Stir-fry With Scallops and California Jumbo Asparagus
Stir-fry Scallops and Asparagus Recipe – Nutrient loaded asparagus pairs nicely with scallops and Chinese seasonings in this simple Spring recipe

Steamed Eggplant Recipe
Asian eggplant is steamed and served with a tart dressing.

Stir-fried Broccoli Hong Kong Style
Another recipe for broccoli stir-fried with savory oyster sauce.

Stir-fried Lettuce
Stir-frying lettuce is very popular among Cantonese cooks.

Stir-fried Mushrooms With Oyster Sauce
Savory oyster sauce adds extra flavor to Chinese dried black mushrooms in this simple stir-fry.

Stir-fried Potatoes
Boiled potatoes are shredded and stir-fried in an aromatic sauce.

Stir-Fried Spicy Sweet Potatoes
A great recipe when you want to impress guests - potatoes stir-fried with chile paste, orange zest, garlic, ginger, and other Asian seasonings.

Stir-fried Spinach With Miso Dressing
Miso dressing adds a different flavor.

Stir Fry Chinese Celery
Chinese celery is combined with chilies, soy sauce and sugar in this simple stir fry recipe.

Stuffed Green Peppers With Pork
Green bell peppers are stuffed with seasoned ground pork and fried.

Sweet and Sour Cabbage
Sweet and sour cabbage - Chinese Cabbage (Napa Cabbage) is stir-fried with a tangy sweet and sour sauce in this quick and easy recipe.

Sweet and Sour Frozen Vegetables
Sweet and Sour is an unbeatable combination. Try this quick and easy recipe for Sweet and Sour Vegetables.

Ten Precious Vegetables
The Chinese believe ten is a lucky number.

Three Vegetable Stir-fry Medley
Three Vegetable Stir-fry – crisp snow peas, straw mushrooms and baby corn provide an interesting variety of color and texture in this simple stir-fry flavored with oyster sauce. Three Vegetable Stir-fry Medley.

Vegetable Chow Mein
A recipe for vegetable chow mein with stir fried Chinese vegetables, egg noodles and seasonings, garnished with fresh coriander.

Vegetable Stir-fry
Vegetable Stir-fry – a colorful recipe with broccoli, bell peppers, and baby corn. Learn to make your own stir-fry vegetables

Water Chestnuts
Explains how water chestnuts are grown, describes the health benefits, provides storage and cooking tips, and recipes.

Zesty Zucchini Stir-fry
Zucchini is stir-fried with ginger and Chinese seasonings in this quick and easy recipe.

Summer Vegetable Recipes
Looking for creative ways to prepare vegeables purchased from the local farmer's market? From Tomato Egg Drop Soup to Spicy Szechuan Eggplant, here are a number of recipes featuring a variety of seasonal summer vegetables.

7 Asian Eggplant Recipes
From spicy Szechuan Eggplant to a flavorful Cambodian Stew, here are Asian recipes featuring several varieties of Asian eggplant.

Garlic Broccoli Stir-fry
Garlic Broccoli – the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.

Best Chinese Cabbage Recipes
Best Chinese Cabbage Recipes – These recipes include an easy bok choy stir-fry, homecooked cabbage with Chinese sausage, Chinese vegetarian cabbage rolls, and a spicy cabbage stir-fry.

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