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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.
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.
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
Having a Hard Time Finding Rice Wine? Suggested...
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
The Moon Festival: Legends, Celebrations, and...
Moon festival - The biggest Chinese traditional holiday after new years is now celebrated by Asians everywhere. Find out the legends behind the moon festival, and learn how to make mooncakes.
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
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.
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.
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
How to Cook Perfect Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Are You Choosing Your Stir-Fry Oils Wisely?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipe Picks
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
All You Need to Know about Dark Soy Sauce
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
Chinese Food Recipes - Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese food recipes indexed by type of food, cooking technique and regional cuisine.
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.
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.
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 Beef with Broccoli Stir Fry
The secret to perfect beef with broccoli 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.
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.
Homemade Chinese-Style Barbecue Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
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.
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.
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.
5-Minute Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute...
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
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.
How to Cook Perfect Fluffy Rice, Step-by-Step
How to cook rice - Easy step by step instructions with photos make it easy to cook rice that is light and fluffy.
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.
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
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.
More Than 40 Scrumptious Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
Super Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
Easy Chinese Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
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.
The Basics of Chinese Rice Vinegar - Recipes
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
Tips for Cooking With Bok Choy and Recipes
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
The Low Down on Fried Rice - Everything You...
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
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.
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.
No Need to Look Elsewhere for the Best Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
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.
The Key to Cooking Bean Thread Noodles
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
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.
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.
Beef recipes - Chinese Beef Recipes
Index of beef recipes from all regions of China, including stews, stir-fries, satays, and more
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.
Asian Pear Recipes
Asian Pear Recipes - Whether you call them apple pears, salad pears or by another name, Asian pears are known for their sweet flavor and crunchy texture. Here are several recipes featuring Asian pears.
How to Velvet Chicken for Stir-Frying
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
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
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.
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 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.
How to Make Prawn Crackers
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
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.
Will You Benefit From Drinking Green Tea?
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
Chef Approved Moo Goo Gai Pan
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
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.
Our Favorite Potsticker Dipping Sauce in 5...
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
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.
Silky Asian-Style Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
Top 14 Asain Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party
Recipes for Asian cocktails to serve at your next social gathering.
How to Make Delicious Mooncakes
Want to learn how to make mooncakes? Here are recipes for traditional baked mooncakes, chilled snowskin mooncakes, chocolate mooncakes and more, as well as links to purchasing mooncake molds online.
Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork...
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
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
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
Black Tea - is black tea healthier than green tea
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
Veggie-Loaded Pork (or Beef) Chop Suey
This 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.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
6 Delicious Chinese Dipping Sauces
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
How to Get to a Properly Seasoned Carbon Steel...
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
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.
It Doesn't Get Better Than This Stir-Fry Baby...
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Homemade Chinese Restaurant Broccoli Chicken...
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
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.
Liven Up Your Marinades with Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
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.
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
The Real Facts About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
DIY Char Siu Bao (Chinese Steamed Pork Buns)
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
What Is Szechuan Peppercorn, and How Is It Used?
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken with Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
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.
Spicy Szechuan Green Beans
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
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.
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.
Should You Use Olive Oil for Stir Frying?
Cooking with olive oil - can olive oil be used for stir-frying?
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions
ingredient substitutions chinese cooking food recipes ingredients agar agar lemongrass bok choy ginger cilantro hoisin hoi sin soy sauce celantro soya Chinese cuisine weekly feature
Easy Deep Friend Tofu Recipe
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.
Sweet Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
How to Make Hearty Beef with Tomatoes
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
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.
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.
Red egg and ginger parties - chinese culture
A red egg and ginger party is a charming way to celebrate a baby's one month birthday
What Makes Hot Mustard Hot, and How Do You...
Hot Mustard - Information and recipes about this popular Chinese condiment
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
Chinese sauce recipes - Sauces and Seasonings
A Collection of Chinese sauces and seasonings recipes, including sweet and sour and plum sauce
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.
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.
9 Illustrated Steps to Amazing Steamed Rice...
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
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.
How to Make Sweet Red Bean Paste
Red bean paste - A recipe for homemade Sweet Red Bean Paste, used in a number of chinese festive New Years recipes, including sesame balls and mooncakes
Cantonese Steamed Chicken with Black Mushrooms
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.
Bitter Melon Stir-fry
Bitter melon stir-fry - A recipe for Stir-fried Bitter Melon, an unusual looking vegetable with a different flavor
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.
Quick and Delicious Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
How to Cook Chinese Sausage
Chinese sausage how to cook cooking lop cheong lop chong chinese ingredients
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
6 Delicious Chinese Egg Recipes
Chinese Egg Recipes - Scrambled, hard boiled, even steamed, here are a number of Chinese egg recipes, along with Egg Foo Yung, a classic comfort dish.
Bitter Melon Recipe - 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.
Stir-Fried Spinach with Garlic: As Simple as it...
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.
Chinese Chicken with Garlic and Chile
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
Chinese Food - Pictures and Photos
Chinese Food Picture Gallery Pictures of Chinese food, including popular dishes, snacks and festive food
7 Asian Eggplant Recipes
From spicy Szechuan Eggplant to a flavorful Cambodian Stew, here are Asian recipes featuring several varieties of Asian eggplant.
An Easy Recipe for Stir-Fry Beef with Onions
Stir-fry Beef with onions - Two types of onions add a distinctive flavor to this dish.
Savory Stir-Fry Beef with Oyster Sauce
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
Chinese-Style Beef Fried Rice with Vegetables
Beef Fried Rice - tender strips of marinated beef lend flavor to the heating rice in this quick stir-fry dish.
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
How to Make Fortune Cookies at Home
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
The Lowdown on Chinese Noodles: History, Types,...
Find out about the history and types of Chinese noodles, and how to use them in cooking.
The Best Way to Make Perfectly Fluffy Rice
A sure-fire way to cook rice that's light and fluffy.
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.
How to Make Ginger Beef That Tastes Like Take-Out
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
Loaded Vegetable Chow Mein with Egg Noodles
Loaded with fresh vegetables and with Chinese seasonings such as dark soy sauce and toasted sesame oil, this tasty vegetable chow mein recipe comes from cookbook author Farina Kingsley.
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.
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 Make Spicy Salt and Pepper Spareribs
Salt and Pepper Spareribs - This recipe is easy to make and a favorite at parties.
Traditional Yangchow Fried Rice with Roast Pork
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
How to Store Chinese Sauces and Seasonings
How to store Chinese sauce - Find out which Chinese Sauces and seasonings you need to refrigerate.
Perfect Potstickers: Preparing and Serving,...
Potstickers - Everything you wanted to know about potstickers, from the legend of potstickers to information on making the dough, potsticker recipes, dip suggestions, and freezing tips.
Do Sesame Chicken Like a Chinese Chef
Sesame chicken - A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds
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.
Learn to Fill and Fold Wonton Wrappers Like a Pro
How to Fold Wonton Wrappers - Easy step-by-step instructions with photos make it easy to fill and fold wonton wrappers.
Shrimp with Chinese Greens Stir Fry
Shrimp with Chinese greens - marinated shrimp are combined with bok choy and mushrooms in this easy stir fry that shows off Chinese stir frying at its best.
Five-Spice Powder: Which Spice Gives Which Taste?
five spice powder - how does each spice contribute to the sweet, sour, bitter, salty and spicy taste of five-spice powder?
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.
Chinese Recipes - Alphabetical Index of Chinese...
Alphabetical index of Chinese Recipes - Welcome to my collection of Chinese recipes, from Almond Chicken to Yangchow Fried Rice, including stir-fry recipes, desserts, dim sum and main dishes, hand picked from a variety of sources and indexed alphabetically.
Chinese Cabbage - Glossary of Chinese...
Chinese cabbage - learn more about Chinese cabbage, the most popular vegetable in Chinese cooking after bok choy, from the glossary of Chinese ingredients and cooking terms.
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.
Winter Melon Soup: A Popular and Easy Recipe
Winter Melon Soup - This popular soup, featuring the mild, sweet taste of winter melon, is often served at Chinese banquets.

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