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Chinese Food: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
The Best Recipe for Chinese Fried Rice
Fried rice - A basic recipe for fried rice that you can enjoy as is or load up with meat and vegetables.
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.
How to Make Fried Rice
How to make fried rice - The classic Chinese restaurant dish, fried rice is a great way to use up leftovers. Here are simple step by step instructions, with photos, for making basic fried rice.
How to Make Tangy Sweet and Sour Sauce
Sweet and Sour Sauce - A Quick and Easy recipe made with ketchup and brown sugar
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.
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.
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
General Tso's Chicken
General Tsos Chicken - named after General Tso himself, General Tsos Chicken is based on an authentic Hunan recipe.
Sweet and Sour Pork
Sweet and Sour Pork - This sweet and sour pork recipe is deep-fried twice for extra crispiness.
Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles
Rice Wine Substitute
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
How to Cook Rice - Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Egg Roll Recipe - Cooking Chinese Egg Rolls
Chinese Egg Roll Recipe - An easy to make recipe for this perennial party favorite. Includes tips on cooking and freezing egg rolls.
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 Chinese food recipes hand-picked from a variety of sources, indexed by type of food,
Steamed Bun Dough
Steamed bun dough - the basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
Peanut Sauce - an Easy Dipping Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
Basic Congee Recipe
congee recipe - a basic congee recipe made with long grain rice. Add your favorite garnishes and seasonings as desired.
Jiaozi - Chinese Dumplings
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe
Vegetable fried rice - Yummy cashews add a load of health benefits to this simple recipe for vegetable fried rice.
Cooking with Bok Choy
Cooking with Bok Choy - cooking tips, seasoning suggestions and recipes.
Stir-fry Baby Bok Choy
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Garlic Sauce
Garlic sauce - Chinese Garlic sauce is a great way to add extra flavor to stir-fry recipes, particularly seafood dishes.
Won Ton Soup
Won ton soup - The name won ton means swallowing a cloud, and the wonton floating in this popular soup are thought to resemble clouds.
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.
Char Siu Bao - Chinese Steamed Pork Buns
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Cashew Chicken
Cashew Chicken - A recipe for Cashew Chicken, an easy stir-fry dish with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce .
Wonton Wrappers
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.
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes The Chinese believe in using all parts of a chicken, including the feet. Here
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.
Mapo Tofu
Mapo Tofu or Dofu is a spicy Szechuan dish made with marinated pork, mashed black beans and bean curd
Kung Pao Chicken - a Recipe for Stir-fried Kung...
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.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
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.
How To Toast Sesame Seeds
How to Toast Sesame Seeds - Quick and easy instructions on how to toast sesame seeds on the stovetop or in the oven.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipes
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Hot and Sour Soup
Hot and Sour Soup - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup, made with tofu, pork and dried mushrooms.
Black Tea - is black tea healthier than green tea
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
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
Ginger-Soy Steamed Fish Recipe
Asian seasonings such as oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil add the final touches to this healthy steamed fish recipe from Farina Kingsley.
Chinese Brown Sauce
Chinese Brown Sauce - This easy to make sauce frequently accompanies popular dishes like Beef with Broccoli.
Chow Mein Noodles
Chow Mein Noodles - Here is a classic way of cooking pan-fried noodles served with Chinese chow mein dishes.
Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Bok Choy
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
Saucy Stir-fry 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.
Broccoli Chicken
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
Chicken Stir-fry Recipes
A chicken stir-fry is a great choice for busy weeknights. Here are several quick and easy chicken stir-fry recipes, including Kung Pao Chicken, Moo Goo Gai Pan and an easy version of Oyster Sauce Chicken.
Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
Bourbon Chicken
Bourbon chicken - Southern US and Chinese cuisine come together in this recipe, which combines good bourbon whiskey with Asian soy sauce.
Wild About White Tea
What is white tea? Find out, and learn why white tea is the latest hot food trend.
Barbequed Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
Chinese Garlic Chicken
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
What Type of Oil Should You Use for Stir-frying?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
How To Make Five-Spice Powder
This easy recipe shows how to make five-spice powder, a popular Chinese seasoning with Szechuan peppercorn and star anise.
Pork Chop Suey Recipe
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.
Chicken in 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.
Sesame Seed 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
How to Cook Rice
How to cook rice - Easy step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook rice that is light and fluffy.
Cantonese Roast Duck
Cantonese roast duck - this is the duck with the shining skin frequently seen hanging in the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
Gyoza - Japanese Potstickers
Gyoza recipe - a recipe for these popular dumplings also known as Japanese potstickers, made with round wonton wrappers that are called gyoza wrappers.
Chicken Recipes - Chicken in Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
Moo Goo Gai Pan
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
Quick and Easy Pineapple Fried Rice
Pineapple fried rice - a quick and easy version of the popular restaurant dish, using cooked shrimp and canned pineapple rings.
Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
Mama Choo Cha's Egg Fried Rice
Egg Fried Rice – bean sprouts and green onion add flavor to this easy egg fried rice recipe.
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.
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
Steaming Rice - How to Steam Rice on the Stovetop
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe
Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe - with deep-fried fish fillets and a sweet and sour sauce made with tomato paste and vinegar.
Chop Suey and Chow Mein
Chop Suey and Chow Mein - Find out about the two dishes that symbolize Chinese cooking, chop suey and chow mein, and try recipes for Pork Chop Suey, Vegetarian Chop Suey, Baked Chicken Chow Mein, and more.
Szechuan Green Bean Recipe
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
Bubble Tea Recipe - Asian drinks
Bubble Tea - this recipe includes information on how to boil the pearl balls and make sugar syrup.
What is Velveting Chicken?
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
Wonton Recipe 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.
Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken - a spicy Szechuan dish made with diced chicken, chili peppers and peanuts.
Chinese Soup Recipes
Chinese Soup Recipes – Learn how to make popular Chinese soups such as Wonton and Hot and Sour Soup at home
How to Season a Carbon Steel Wok
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
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.
Beef Fried Rice
Beef Fried Rice - tender strips of marinated beef lend flavor to the heating rice in this quick stir-fry dish.
Panfried Noodles
Asian Noodles- A basic recipe for making panfried noodles.
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.
Delicious Dim Sum - Chinese Brunch
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.
Curry Chicken - Easy Curry Chicken Recipe
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.
Peking Duck
Peking duck - northern China's most famous dish
Stir-fry Fish Fillets
Try this Seafood Recipe for Stir fry Fish Fillets, a Chinese recipe made with ginger, sesame oil, and oyster sauce
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.
Egg Roll Wrappers Recipe
Egg roll wrappers recipe - An easy to make recipe that uses flour and ice water. Includes a standard egg roll recipe.
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.
Szechuan Beef Recipe - Dry-fried - Gan Bian Niu...
Szechuan Beef Recipe - in this recipe beef is dry-fried until it is chewy crispy, and then stir-fried with spicy seasonings.
Chicken Lo Mein
Chicken lo mein makes a great lunch, supper or late night snack.
Fried Rice
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
Rice Vinegar - Chinese Seasonings
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
Stir-fried Beef in Black Bean Sauce
Stir-fried beef in black bean sauce - Stir-frying is a great way to make a little red meat stretch a long way.
Chinese Noodle Recipes
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.
Shanghai Stir-fried Noodles With Chicken
Shanghai noodles, chicken, and cabbage are flavored with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce.
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions It can be so frustrating. You're all set to impress friends
Blanched 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 Chili Oil (Hung Yao)
How to make chili oil – step by step instructions with photos make it easy to make chili oil.
Quick and Easy Beef Chow Fun
Beef chow fun - this quick and easy beef chow fun recipe uses chewy fresh rice noodles and baby corn
Top Dim Sum Recipes
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.
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.
Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
How to Make Egg Foo Yung
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.
Delicious Chinese Dumplings
Chinese Dumplings - a description of different types of chinese dumplings, from har gow to potstickers, with links to pictures and recipes
Potstickers Dipping Sauce Recipe
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Versatile Chinese Dipping Sauce
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
Asian Noodles - types of asian noodles and...
Asian Noodles - Types and Cooking Times A handy chart to help you prepare different types of Asian Noodles
Monsodium Glutamate (MSG) - Pros and Cons
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
Fortune Cookie Recipe
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
Chinese Green Beans
Chinese green beans – a recipe for Chinese green beans, a spicy Szechuan dish in which the beans are fried twice.
Garlic Broccoli Stir-fry
Garlic Broccoli - the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.
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.
Do Bean Thread Noodles Need to Be Soaked Before...
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
Tofu Marinade
Tofu Marinade - Asian seasonings lend flavor to this tofu marinade that does double duty as a marinade and stir-fry sauce.
Simple Snow Peas Stir-fry
Snow Peas Stir-fry - a simple recipe to stir-fry snow peas
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.
Basic Beef Stir-fry Recipe
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.
Singapore Noodles
Singapore Noodles - made with shrimp, curry powder and thin rice noodles.
Stir-fry 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.
Mongolian Lamb with Scallions
Recipes: A lamb recipe from northern China
"Szechuan" Chicken
Szechuan chicken - a spicy recipe using cayenne pepper and dried chilies
Cantonese Steamed Chicken
Cantonese Steamed chicken - Chinese dried black mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this easy to make Cantonese steamed chicken dish. A good choice for family meals.
Soy Sauce Substitute
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
Beef With Tomatoes
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
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.
Deep Fried Tofu
Deep fried tofu - In this tofu recipe, deep frying gives the tofu a golden color and crisp texture that goes great with peanut or soy sauce dips.
Stir-fry Spinach With Garlic
Stir-fry Spinach – spinach is more than able to hold its own against strong garlic in this simple Chinese stir-fry. Better still, dark green vegetables like spinach are nutrient dense, meaning they supply the most nutrients for the number of calories they contain. This spinach stir-fry recipe goes nicely with beef or pork.
Healthy Chinese Take-out Restaurant Food
Healthy Chinese Take-Out     Tips for lowering fat and calories when you order food from a Chinese take-out
Chinese Breakfast
Tired of cornflakes and milk? Learn more about what the Chinese eat for breakfast, and try recipes for congee and deep-fried crullers.
Mu Shu Pork
Chinese pork recipes - A recipe for Mu Shu pork, a famous dish from northern China
How 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.
Yangchow Fried Rice
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
Pepper Steak
Pepper Steak - a recipe for pepper steak with onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and baby corn.
Sesame Chicken
Sesame chicken - A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds
Bang Bang Chicken
Bang bang chicken - Also known as Bon Bon Chicken, this popular Szechuan dish is made with sesame paste and rice vinegar.
Chinese Dumpling Dipping Sauce
Dumpling dippin sauce - a quick and easy Chinese dumpling dipping sauce recipe with rice vinegar and sesame oil
Chinese Stir-fry Beef Recipe - Stir-fry Beef...
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
How to Make Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Spicy Szechuan Eggplant
Spicy Szechuan eggplant - eggplant and ground pork are stir-fried with seasonings in this spicy Szechuan recipe
Ginger Beef - Take Out or Restaurant Style
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
Chinese Sponge Cake Recipe
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
Bird's Nest Soup
Bird's Nest Soup Authentic bird's nest soup is made using the nests of the swiftlet, a tiny bird found
Szechuan Peppercorn
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
Stir-fry Salt and Pepper Shrimp
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.
Har Gow Shrimp Dumplings
Try this recipe for Har Gow, those wonderful translucent shrimp dumplings served at dim sum.
Fortune Cookie History - Who Invented the...
Fortune Cookie History - What are the origins of the popular crescent-shaped cookie – Who invented the fortune cookie?
Star Anise
Star anise – information about this popular Chinese spice, and recipes using star anise.
How to Prepare Bitter Melon
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.
Kung Pao Shrimp
Kung Pao Shrimp - Another version of the popular Szechuan dish, made with shrimp

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