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Chinese Food: Most Popular Articles

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What's the Difference Between Lo Mein and Chow...
Lo Mein Chow Mein - a definition of lo mein and chow mein and the similarities and differences between them, with recipes for each.
Easy Go to Fried Rice Recipe
Fried rice - A basic recipe for fried rice that you can enjoy as is or load up with meat and vegetables.
How to Make Tangy Sweet and Sour Sauce
Sweet and Sour Sauce - A Quick and Easy recipe made with ketchup and brown sugar
An Easy Tutorial for Making Great Fried Rice
These easy to follow instructions, with photos, show how to make basic fried rice with scrambled egg and green onions.
Having a Hard Time Finding Rice Wine? Suggested...
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
No Need to Look Elsewhere for the Best Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
The Easiest Egg Drop Soup
Egg drop soup - A recipe for Chinese egg drop soup (also known as egg flower), a popular dish in which beaten eggs are poured into the soup in a steady stream.
Make Your Own Sweet and Sour Pork with Pineapple
Sweet and Sour Pork - This sweet and sour pork recipe is deep-fried twice for extra crispiness.
How to Cook Perfect Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Make Your Own Traditional Five-Spice Powder (in...
This easy recipe shows how to make five-spice powder, a popular Chinese seasoning with Szechuan peppercorn and star anise.
Homemade Chinese-Style Barbecue Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
The Top 12 Chinese New Year Dessert Recipes
Chinese new year desserts - Chinese desserts that are traditionally served during the New Year season.
Homemade Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
Uncovering the Symbolic Nature of Key Chinese...
Chinese New Year food and recipes - Find out about the symbolic food eaten during the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival and try some recipes.
Skip Store Bought and Make Your Own Fresh...
Can't find wonton wrappers at your local store - why not make your own? Here is an easy recipe showing how to make wonton wrappers.
A Chinese Breakfast Favorite - How to Make...
congee recipe - a basic congee recipe made with long grain rice. Add your favorite garnishes and seasonings as desired.
Classic Chinese Garlic Stir-Fry Sauce
Garlic sauce - Chinese Garlic sauce is a great way to add extra flavor to stir-fry recipes, particularly seafood dishes.
Chop Suey and Chow Mein: Are They Really Chinese?
Chop Suey and Chow Mein - Find out more about these two classic comfort dishes and try several recipes.
Chinese Dessert - Chinese Dessert Recipes
Chinese Dessert Recipes - cookies, tarts, custard and of course, Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake). Includes Asian inspired recipes such as hot bananas in coconut milk.
From Winter Melon to Watercress: 7 Popular...
Chinese Soup Recipes – Learn how to make popular Chinese soups such as Wonton and Hot and Sour Soup at home
Chinese Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry
Beef with Broccoli - The secret to this recipe is to cook the beef in 1 cup of oil to seal in the juices and to steam the broccoli so that it's crisp and tender.
5-Minute Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute...
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipe Picks
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Top 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.
Are You Choosing Your Stir-Fry Oils Wisely?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
Super Easy Stir-Fry Mung Bean Sprouts
Stir-fry bean sprouts recipe - Light soy sauce adds flavor to this quick and easy stir-fry dish, made with mung bean sprouts.
Crispy Chinese Almond Cookies
Chinese Almond Cookies - learn how to make this popular Chinese treat.
A Super Easy Chinese Brown Sauce in Only 5...
Chinese Brown Sauce - This easy to make sauce frequently accompanies popular dishes like Beef with Broccoli.
What You Should Know Before You Buy a Wok
Not sure what size what size wok to buy or what material it should be made of? Here's what you should know before you buy a wok.
More Than 40 Scrumptious Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork...
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
Chinese Food Recipes - Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese food recipes indexed by type of food, cooking technique and regional cuisine.
Classic Won Ton Soup Never Tasted Better
Won ton soup - The name won ton means swallowing a cloud, and the wonton floating in this popular soup are thought to resemble clouds.
Homemade Dim Sum-Style Chinese Sesame Balls
Sesame Seed Balls are an especially popular treat during Chinese New Years, but you can find this delicious treat year around at most Asian bakeries
10 Fab Chicken Stir-Fry Dishes We Love
Here are several quick and easy chicken stir-fry recipes, including Kung Pao Chicken, Moo Goo Gai Pan and Cashew Chicken.
Nian Gao: A Sticky Cake Recipe for the Kitchen...
Sticky Cake or Nian Gao - The recipe and history of this popular Chinese New Years cake that is traditionally fed to the Kitchen God.
Why White Tea Has Become a Food Trend
What is white tea? Find out, and learn why white tea is the latest hot food trend.
Super Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
Make Real Steamed Bun Dough at Home with...
Steamed bun dough - the basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao
How to Toast the Perfect Sesame Seeds on...
How to Toast Sesame Seeds - Quick and easy instructions on how to toast sesame seeds on the stovetop or in the oven.
From Singapore to Shanghai: The Top 12 Chinese...
Chinese Noodle Recipes – Go into any Asian supermarket and you'll find an amazing variety of noodles. From Dan Dan Mien to Longevity Noodles, here is a variety of favorite Chinese noodle recipes.
Chinese Wontons with a Pork and Shrimp Filling
Wonton recipe - a basic recipe for wonton with a pork and shrimp filling. Deep-fry or use in soup as desired.
Top 14 Asain Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party
Recipes for Asian cocktails to serve at your next social gathering.
The Basics of Chinese Rice Vinegar
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
All You Need to Know about Dark Soy Sauce
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
Homemade General Tso's Chicken with Red Chili...
General Tsos Chicken - named after General Tso himself, General Tsos Chicken is based on an authentic Hunan recipe.
Have Your Pick of 6 Delicious Types of Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - a description of different types of chinese dumplings, from har gow to potstickers, with links to pictures and recipes
A Recipe for Baked Nian Gao, Chinese New Year...
Nian Gao - Chinese New year cake - the Nian Gao is baked rather than steamed in this recipe.
The Low Down on Fried Rice - Everything You...
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
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.
Satisfying Stir-Fried Kung Pao Chicken with a...
Kung Pao Chicken - In this healthier version of the traditional Szechuan Kung Pao Chicken recipe, the chicken is stir-fried instead of deep-fried, reducing the fat content.
How to Make Chow Mein Noodles: A Photo Guide
Chow Mein Noodles - Here is a classic way of cooking pan-fried noodles served with Chinese chow mein dishes.
Chinese Hot and Sour Soup with Shredded Pork...
Hot and Sour Soup - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup, made with tofu, pork and dried mushrooms.
Our Favorite Potsticker Dipping Sauce in 5...
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Black Tea - is black tea healthier than green tea
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
Savory Siu Mai Dumplings with Pork and Shrimp
Chinese Dumplings - Siu Mai are a very popular Chinese dumpling served open-faced as part of a dim sum brunch
History, Tips, and Recipes for Chinese Egg Foo...
Learn tips for making Egg Foo Yung and try recipes including pan-fried egg foo yung and a restaurant style version that is deep-fried. Page 2.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions It can be so frustrating. You're all set to impress friends
DIY Char Siu Bao (Chinese Steamed Pork Buns)
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Learn All About Bok Choy
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
Easy Chinese Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Green Tea Health Benefits
Information and resources pertaining to the health benefits of green tea. How the polyphenols and catechins in green tea can improve your health.
Cooking with Bok Choy
Cooking with Bok Choy - cooking tips, seasoning suggestions and recipes.
How to Make Hot Chili Oil (Hung Yao)
How to make chili oil – step by step instructions with photos make it easy to make chili oil.
9 Chinese Symbolic Foods You Didn't Know about,...
Chinese food symbolism - Explore the symbolic meanings different foods have in Chinese culture.
Silky Asian-Style Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
What You Need to Know to Make Crab Rangoon
Crab Rangoon is a perennial party favorite. Learn more about the origins of this popular Asian appetizer, get tips on how to make it, and try some recipes.
10 Top Dim Sum Favorites From Savory to Sweet
Dim sum recipes – delicious dim sum dishes you can make at home. Learn how to make your own Chinese dumplings, spring rolls, steamed buns and more.
Your Complete Guide to Chinese Dim Sum
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.
Chef Approved Moo Goo Gai Pan Made the...
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
How to Make Rice For Fried Rice
How to Make Rice For Fried Rice – Turning out homemade fried rice that tastes as good as a restaurant all begins with the rice. Find out the best type of rice to use when making fried rice, along with cooking and preparation tips.
Homemade Chinese Egg Rolls With Pork or BBq Pork
Chinese Egg Roll Recipe - An easy to make recipe for this perennial party favorite. Includes tips on cooking and freezing egg rolls.
6 Delicious Chinese Dipping Sauces
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
Will You Benefit From Drinking Green Tea?
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
Chinese Ginger-Soy Steamed Fish
Asian seasonings such as oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil add the final touches to this healthy steamed fish recipe from Farina Kingsley.
How to Get to a Properly Seasoned Carbon Steel...
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
Stir-frying tips - chinese cooking techniques -...
Stir-frying tips - - Twenty tips to take the mystery out of stir-frying, a popular Chinese cooking technique. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
How to Cook Perfect Fluffy Rice, Step-by-Step
Boiling rice is harder than it sounds. Here are easy step by step photo instructions to cook rice that's light and fluffy.
Bitter Melon Recipes: 9 Ways to Eat This...
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.
Top 10 Quick and Easy Pork Stir-fry Recipes
Pork Stir-fry - Here are a collection of my favorite pork stir-fry recipes, from Five-spice Pork to Orange Pork Chops.
Veggie-Loaded Pork (or Beef) Chop Suey
Pork Chop Suey - The Chinese-American classic may get its inspiration from Chinese farmers who used to eat a dish of stir-fried vegetables after a long day working in the fields. The recipe includes a nutritional breakdown.
Chinese Bourbon Chicken with Soy Sauce and Ginger
Bourbon chicken - Southern US and Chinese cuisine come together in this recipe, which combines good bourbon whiskey with Asian soy sauce.
Homemade Chinese Restaurant Broccoli Chicken...
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
The Key to Cooking Bean Thread Noodles
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
Simple Homemade Egg Roll Wrappers
Egg roll wrappers recipe - An easy to make recipe that uses flour and ice water. Includes a standard egg roll recipe.
It Doesn't Get Better Than This Stir-Fry Baby...
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Beef recipes - Chinese Beef Recipes
Index of beef recipes from all regions of China, including stews, stir-fries, satays, and more
How to Velvet Chicken for Stir-Frying
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
Fortune Cookie Recipe
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
Traditional Asian Mooncakes with Red Bean Filling
Mooncakes recipe - A recipe for mooncakes, the Chinese snack traditionally served during the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival
Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken with Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
A Super-Simple Recipe for Stir-Fried Salt and...
Stir-fry Salt and Pepper Shrimp - stir-frying lowers the fat and calories in this variation on the popular Chinese recipe. Includes a link to deep-fried salt and pepper shrimp.
Your Easy Photo Tutorial for Baked Nian Gao
Baked Nian Gao – Not comfortable with the idea of steaming a cake? Here is a recipe for Baked Nian Gao, the New Year cake traditionally fed to the Chinese Kitchen God.
Top 6 Easy Chinese Dessert Recipes
Easy dessert recipes – from fruit salad to pears with honey, here are my favorite easy to make dessert recipes.
Sweet Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Cooking Chinese Green...
How to Cook Chinese Green Beans - step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook Chinese Green Beans.
Easy Chicken Lo Mein Stir-fry Recipe
Chicken lo mein makes a great lunch, supper or late night snack. Asian style noodles are paired with chicken and vegetables in a flavorful sauce in this easy to make Chicken Lo Mein recipe.
Our Best Version of Crab Rangoon
Crab rangoon - Deep-fried wonton filled with cream cheese, crab and seasonings
What Is Szechuan Peppercorn, and How Is It Used?
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
How to Make Beef and Peppers in Savory Black...
Beef and Peppers in Black Bean Sauce Recipe - beef and peppers are simmered in a savory black bean mixture in this Cantonese home-cooked recipe.
Over 30 Chinese Pork Recipes to Feast on
Chinese pork recipes - Includes favorites such as Moo Shu and Sweet and Sour Pork and Lion's Head Meatballs
Yuanxiao Dumplings - Chinese Dumpling Recipe
Chinese dumpling recipe - Yuanxiao dumplings are a great way to celebrate the New Year season.
How to Make Prawn Crackers
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
A Nice Curry Chicken Dish You Can Try This Week
Curry Chicken - this one pot dish is easy to make - chicken breasts, onions and carrots are quickly stir-fried with curry paste and then simmered, allowing the flavors to blend.
The Top 10 Main Dish Recipes for Chinese New Year
Chinese new year recipes - The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year. Here are recipes to celebrate Chinese New year, from Peking Duck to Kung Pao Chicken.
Want a New Breakfast Idea? Go Chinese
Tired of cornflakes and milk? Learn more about what the Chinese eat for breakfast, and try recipes for congee and deep-fried crullers.
The Real Facts About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
How to Make Perfect Har Gow Shrimp Dumplings
Try this recipe for Har Gow, those wonderful translucent shrimp dumplings served at dim sum.
8 Authentic and Fun Ways to Celebrate Chinese...
Chinese New Year - Fun things you can do to celebrate the Chinese New Year season or Spring Festival. Page 2.
What Are Fermented Black Beans, and How Do You...
Fermented Black Beans - Spicy fermented black beans lend flavor to Cantonese dishes such as Shrimp With Lobster Sauce.
How to Make Lion's Head Meatballs in 6 Easy Steps
Lion's head meatballs - A Shanghai casserole dish featuring oversized pork meatballs and bok choy, traditionally cooked in a sand clay pot.
Liven Up Your Marinades with Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Classic Cantonese Roast Duck in Your Home Kitchen
Cantonese roast duck - this is the duck with the shining skin frequently seen hanging in the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
No-Fuss Garlic Bok Choy Recipe
Bok Choy Recipes - Garlic pairs nicely with bok choy is this quick and easy bok choy recipe.
Szechuan Cuisine Lovers Swear by This Recipe
Szechuan Beef Recipe - in this recipe beef is dry-fried until it is chewy crispy, and then stir-fried with spicy seasonings.
7 Chinese New Year Menu Ideas
Chinese New Year menu ideas - Here are a number of Chinese New Year menu ideas, with recipes, to celebrate the New Year – whether you’re saying goodbye to 2011 or looking ahead to Chinese New Year, which falls on January 23rd, 2012.
All About Cooking with Water Chestnuts
Water chestnuts - where would Chinese food be without them? Here is information about water chestnuts including storage and cooking tips, season availibility, health benefits, substitutions and recipes.
Learn to Fill and Fold Wonton Wrappers Like a Pro
How to Fold Wonton Wrappers - Easy step by step instructions to fill and fold wonton wrappers, with photos.
Chinese Chicken with Garlic and Chile
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
How to Prepare Bitter Melon: A Photo Tutorial
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.
Tender Chicken Thighs in Chinese Black Bean Sauce
Chicken in Black Bean Sauce - You'll find this recipe made with various types of chicken meat - here I've used flavorful chicken thighs.
How to Make Ginger Beef That Tastes Like Take-Out
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
What Makes Hot Mustard Hot, and How Do You...
Hot Mustard - Information and recipes about this popular Chinese condiment
Simple Sweet and Sour Fish
Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe - with deep-fried fish fillets and a sweet and sour sauce made with tomato paste and vinegar.
Sweet and Sour Sauce - chinese sauce recipes
Chinese Food - Sweet and Sour Sauce Sweet and sour - it's a combination indelibly linked to Chinese cuisine.
Top 9 Asian Inspired Recipes with Wonton Wrappers
Wonton Wrapper Recipes – Wonton recipes are deep-fried, added to soups or even baked. You can even bake and serve them as a low calorie alternative to chips with dip. Here are top Chinese and Asian inspired recipes using wonton wrappers.
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
Make Your Own Kung Pao Chicken Like a Restaurant
Popular Szechuan Kung Pao Chicken is a spicy dish with diced chicken, chili peppers and peanuts.
Should You Use Olive Oil for Stir Frying?
Cooking with olive oil - can olive oil be used for stir-frying?
Spicy Szechuan Green Beans
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
Restaurant Worthy Asian Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce Wraps Recipe - Meals that you assemble yourself just taste better! These delicious lettuce wraps with chicken have been reviewed at 5/5 stars.
Traditional Yangchow Fried Rice with Roast Pork
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
How to Prepare Stir-Fried Egg Foo Yung
Egg Foo Yung - Whether you spell it egg foo yung or egg fu yung, the Chinese-American version of an omelette tastes delicious. Includes a sauce recipe.
Savory Stir-Fry Beef with Oyster Sauce
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
Festive Foods for Chinese New Year: Recipes to...
Chinese New Year Recipes - Learn more about the food and customs associated with Chinese New Year, China's biggest traditional holiday, and try festive recipes.
5-Step Recipe for Chinese Sweet Red Bean Soup
Red bean soup - this is a popular Chinese sweet dessert soup, made with red azuki beans
Chinese Broccoli With Oyster Sauce
Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce - Oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of Chinese broccoli (gai lan).
How to Make Stir-Fried Fish Fillets with Ginger
Try this Seafood Recipe for Stir fry Fish Fillets, a Chinese recipe made with ginger, sesame oil, and oyster sauce
This Mapo Tofu is One for Your Chinese Recipe...
Mapo Tofu or Dofu is a spicy Szechuan dish made with marinated pork, mashed black beans and bean curd
Quick and Delicious Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
The Easiest Basic Beef Stir-Fry Recipe with...
Beef stir-fry - Using a package of pre-cut stir-fry vegetables and storebought stir-fry sauce takes most of the work out of this easy to make, basic beef stir-fry recipe.
How to Store Chinese Sauces and Seasonings
How to store Chinese sauce - Find out which Chinese Sauces and seasonings you need to refrigerate.
How to Make Spicy Salt and Pepper Shrimp
Salt and Pepper Shrimp - the shrimp are served with their shells on in this popular Chinese recipe featuring a spicy salt and pepper mixture.
How to Make Crowd-Pleasing Vegetable Spring Rolls
Vegetable spring rolls - carrots, red bell pepper, bean sprouts and bamboo shoots make up the filling for these vegetable spring rolls, all seasoned with oyster sauce.
25 Tips for Cooking Chinese Hot Pot
Learn how to make hot pot, the Chinese version of fondue, and try some recipes including classic Mongolian Hot Pot and Korean Bulgogi.
The Perfect Way to Stir-Fry Beef
Does your beef start foaming and stewing as soon as it comes into contact with a hot wok? These simple steps take the mystery out of how to stir-fry beef.

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