Chinese Food: Most Popular Articles
Fried rice - A basic recipe for fried rice that you can enjoy as is or load up with meat and vegetables.
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 - 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.
Sweet and Sour Sauce - A Quick and Easy recipe made with ketchup and brown sugar
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 - 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.
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
General Tsos Chicken - named after General Tso himself, General Tsos Chicken is based on an authentic Hunan recipe.
Sweet and Sour Pork - This sweet and sour pork recipe is deep-fried twice for extra crispiness.
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Chinese Egg Roll Recipe - An easy to make recipe for this perennial party favorite. Includes tips on cooking and freezing egg rolls.
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
Chinese Food Recipes Chinese food recipes hand-picked from a variety of sources, indexed by type of food,
Steamed bun dough - the basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
congee recipe - a basic congee recipe made with long grain rice. Add your favorite garnishes and seasonings as desired.
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
Vegetable fried rice - Yummy cashews add a load of health benefits to this simple recipe for vegetable fried rice.
Cooking with Bok Choy - cooking tips, seasoning suggestions and recipes.
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Garlic sauce - Chinese Garlic sauce is a great way to add extra flavor to stir-fry recipes, particularly seafood dishes.
Won ton soup - The name won ton means swallowing a cloud, and the wonton floating in this popular soup are thought to resemble clouds.
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 - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Cashew Chicken - A recipe for Cashew Chicken, an easy stir-fry dish with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce .
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 The Chinese believe in using all parts of a chicken, including the feet. Here
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 or Dofu is a spicy Szechuan dish made with marinated pork, mashed black beans and bean curd
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 - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
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 - Quick and easy instructions on how to toast sesame seeds on the stovetop or in the oven.
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Hot and Sour Soup - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup, made with tofu, pork and dried mushrooms.
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
Chinese Dumplings - Siu Mai are a very popular Chinese dumpling served open-faced as part of a dim sum brunch
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 - This easy to make sauce frequently accompanies popular dishes like Beef with Broccoli.
Chow Mein Noodles - Here is a classic way of cooking pan-fried noodles served with Chinese chow mein dishes.
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
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 - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
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 recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
Bourbon chicken - Southern US and Chinese cuisine come together in this recipe, which combines good bourbon whiskey with Asian soy sauce.
What is white tea? Find out, and learn why white tea is the latest hot food trend.
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
This easy recipe shows how to make five-spice powder, a popular Chinese seasoning with Szechuan peppercorn and star anise.
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 - You'll find this recipe made with various types of chicken meat - here I've used flavorful chicken thighs.
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 - Easy step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook rice that is light and fluffy.
Cantonese roast duck - this is the duck with the shining skin frequently seen hanging in the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
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 - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
Pineapple fried rice - a quick and easy version of the popular restaurant dish, using cooked shrimp and canned pineapple rings.
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
Egg Fried Rice – bean sprouts and green onion add flavor to this easy egg fried rice recipe.
Stir-frying tips - - Twenty tips to take the mystery out of stir-frying, a popular Chinese cooking technique. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
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 - 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 - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
Bubble Tea - this recipe includes information on how to boil the pearl balls and make sugar syrup.
Velveting Chicken This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
Wonton recipe - a basic recipe for wonton with a pork and shrimp filling. Deep-fry or use in soup as desired.
Kung Pao Chicken - a spicy Szechuan dish made with diced chicken, chili peppers and peanuts.
Chinese Soup Recipes – Learn how to make popular Chinese soups such as Wonton and Hot and Sour Soup at home
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
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 - tender strips of marinated beef lend flavor to the heating rice in this quick stir-fry dish.
Asian Noodles- A basic recipe for making panfried noodles.
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.
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.
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 - northern China's most famous dish
Try this Seafood Recipe for Stir fry Fish Fillets, a Chinese recipe made with ginger, sesame oil, and oyster sauce
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 - An easy to make recipe that uses flour and ice water. Includes a standard egg roll recipe.
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 - in this recipe beef is dry-fried until it is chewy crispy, and then stir-fried with spicy seasonings.
Chicken lo mein makes a great lunch, supper or late night snack.
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
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-frying is a great way to make a little red meat stretch a long way.
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 noodles, chicken, and cabbage are flavored with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce.
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions It can be so frustrating. You're all set to impress friends
Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce - Oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of Chinese broccoli (gai lan).
How to make chili oil step by step instructions with photos make it easy to make chili oil.
Beef chow fun - this quick and easy beef chow fun recipe uses chewy fresh rice noodles and baby corn
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.
Chinese Food - Sweet and Sour Sauce Sweet and sour - it's a combination indelibly linked to Chinese cuisine.
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
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 Dumplings - a description of different types of chinese dumplings, from har gow to potstickers, with links to pictures and recipes
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
Asian Noodles - Types and Cooking Times A handy chart to help you prepare different types of Asian Noodles
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
Chinese green beans – a recipe for Chinese green beans, a spicy Szechuan dish in which the beans are fried twice.
Garlic Broccoli - the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.
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.
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
Tofu Marinade - Asian seasonings lend flavor to this tofu marinade that does double duty as a marinade and stir-fry sauce.
Snow Peas Stir-fry - a simple recipe to stir-fry snow peas
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.
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 - made with shrimp, curry powder and thin rice noodles.
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.
Recipes: A lamb recipe from northern China
Szechuan chicken - a spicy recipe using cayenne pepper and dried chilies
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 - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
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 - 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 – 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 Tips for lowering fat and calories when you order food from a Chinese take-out
Tired of cornflakes and milk? Learn more about what the Chinese eat for breakfast, and try recipes for congee and deep-fried crullers.
Chinese pork recipes - A recipe for Mu Shu pork, a famous dish from northern China
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 - a specialty from eastern China
Pepper Steak - a recipe for pepper steak with onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and baby corn.
Sesame chicken - A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds
Bang bang chicken - Also known as Bon Bon Chicken, this popular Szechuan dish is made with sesame paste and rice vinegar.
Dumpling dippin sauce - a quick and easy Chinese dumpling dipping sauce recipe with rice vinegar and sesame oil
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Spicy Szechuan eggplant - eggplant and ground pork are stir-fried with seasonings in this spicy Szechuan recipe
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
Bird's Nest Soup Authentic bird's nest soup is made using the nests of the swiftlet, a tiny bird found
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
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.
Try this recipe for Har Gow, those wonderful translucent shrimp dumplings served at dim sum.
Fortune Cookie History - What are the origins of the popular crescent-shaped cookie – Who invented the fortune cookie?
Star anise – information about this popular Chinese spice, and recipes using star anise.
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.
Kung Pao Shrimp - Another version of the popular Szechuan dish, made with shrimp