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.
These easy to follow instructions, with photos, show how to make basic fried rice with scrambled egg and green onions.
Lo Mein Chow Mein - a definition of lo mein and chow mein and the similarities and differences between them, with recipes for each.
Sweet and Sour Sauce - A Quick and Easy recipe made with ketchup and brown sugar
Sweet and Sour Pork - This sweet and sour pork recipe is deep-fried twice for extra crispiness.
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.
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles
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.
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
This easy recipe shows how to make five-spice powder, a popular Chinese seasoning with Szechuan peppercorn and star anise.
Can’t find rice wine at your local supermarket? Here are a number of alternatives.
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
General Tsos Chicken - named after General Tso himself, General Tsos Chicken is based on an authentic Hunan recipe.
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,
congee recipe - a basic congee recipe made with long grain rice. Add your favorite garnishes and seasonings as desired.
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Steamed bun dough - the basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao
Won ton soup - The name won ton means swallowing a cloud, and the wonton floating in this popular soup are thought to resemble clouds.
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.
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.
Hot and Sour Soup - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup, made with tofu, pork and dried mushrooms.
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Mooncakes recipe - A recipe for mooncakes, the Chinese snack traditionally served during the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
Chow Mein Noodles - Here is a classic way of cooking pan-fried noodles served with Chinese chow mein dishes.
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.
Asian seasonings such as oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil add the final touches to this healthy steamed fish recipe from Farina Kingsley.
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.
Garlic sauce - Chinese Garlic sauce is a great way to add extra flavor to stir-fry recipes, particularly seafood dishes.
Cooking with Bok Choy - cooking tips, seasoning suggestions and 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.
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.
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
Chinese Egg Roll Recipe - An easy to make recipe for this perennial party favorite. Includes tips on cooking and freezing egg rolls.
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
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 Brown Sauce - This easy to make sauce frequently accompanies popular dishes like Beef with Broccoli.
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.
Stir-fry bean sprouts recipe - Light soy sauce adds flavor to this quick and easy stir-fry dish, made with mung bean sprouts.
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.
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
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.
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
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.
Dim Sum - Learn about the history of this Chinese custom, see pictures of dim sum food and try recipes.
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
Chinese Dumplings - Siu Mai are a very popular Chinese dumpling served open-faced as part of a dim sum brunch
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
Information and resources pertaining to the health benefits of green tea. How the polyphenols and catechins in green tea can improve your health.
Researchers now think black tea may be as good for you as green tea
Chinese Soup Recipes – Learn how to make popular Chinese soups such as Wonton and Hot and Sour Soup at home
Bok Choy - Learn more about this popular Chinese vegetable, from history to types and how to use it in cooking.
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
Mapo Tofu or Dofu is a spicy Szechuan dish made with marinated pork, mashed black beans and bean curd
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
Wonton recipe - a basic recipe for wonton with a pork and shrimp filling. Deep-fry or use in soup as desired.
Pork Stir-fry - Here are a collection of my favorite pork stir-fry recipes, from Five-spice Pork to Orange Pork Chops.
How to Toast Sesame Seeds - Quick and easy instructions on how to toast sesame seeds on the stovetop or in the oven.
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
Bourbon chicken - Southern US and Chinese cuisine come together in this recipe, which combines good bourbon whiskey with Asian soy sauce.
Moo Goo Gai Pan - A recipe for Moo Goo Gai Pan, a Chinese dish made with chicken and fresh mushrooms.
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.
How to make chili oil step by step instructions with photos make it easy to make chili oil.
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
Chinese Dumplings - a description of different types of chinese dumplings, from har gow to potstickers, with links to pictures and recipes
Gyoza recipe - a recipe for these popular dumplings also known as Japanese potstickers, made with round wonton wrappers that are called gyoza wrappers.
Chicken in Black Bean Sauce - You'll find this recipe made with various types of chicken meat - here I've used flavorful chicken thighs.
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
Egg roll wrappers recipe - An easy to make recipe that uses flour and ice water. Includes a standard egg roll recipe.
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
Cashew Chicken - A recipe for Cashew Chicken, an easy stir-fry dish with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce .
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 Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
Chicken lo mein makes a great lunch, supper or late night snack.
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
Stir-frying tips - - Twenty tips to take the mystery out of stir-frying, a popular Chinese cooking technique. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
Garlic Broccoli - the pungent flavor of fresh garlic is featured in this easy to make stir-fry with hardy broccoli.
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.
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.
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.
What is white tea? Find out, and learn why white tea is the latest hot food trend.
Velveting Chicken This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
Chinese Cooking - Ingredient Substitutions It can be so frustrating. You're all set to impress friends
Crab rangoon - Deep-fried wonton filled with cream cheese, crab and seasonings
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
Szechuan Beef Recipe - in this recipe beef is dry-fried until it is chewy crispy, and then stir-fried with spicy seasonings.
From spicy Szechuan Eggplant to a flavorful Cambodian Stew, here are Asian recipes featuring several varieties of Asian eggplant.
Pepper Steak - a recipe for pepper steak with onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and baby corn.
Here are simple tips for preparing bitter melon to use in stir-fries and other Chinese dishes.
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 Food - Sweet and Sour Sauce Sweet and sour - it's a combination indelibly linked to Chinese cuisine.
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.
Tired of cornflakes and milk? Learn more about what the Chinese eat for breakfast, and try recipes for congee and deep-fried crullers.
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.
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
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.
Sesame chicken - A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds
Beef with chinese green beans - the green beans are dry-fried, which makes them extra tender.
Try this recipe for Har Gow, those wonderful translucent shrimp dumplings served at dim sum.
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
Vegetable fried rice - Yummy cashews add a load of health benefits to this simple recipe for vegetable fried rice.
Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe - with deep-fried fish fillets and a sweet and sour sauce made with tomato paste and vinegar.
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
Chinese green beans – a recipe for Chinese green beans, a spicy Szechuan dish in which the beans are fried twice.
Kung Pao Chicken - a spicy Szechuan dish made with diced chicken, chili peppers and peanuts.
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.
Asian Noodles- A basic recipe for making panfried noodles.
Egg Fried Rice – bean sprouts and green onion add flavor to this easy egg fried rice recipe.
Bok Choy Recipes - Garlic pairs nicely with bok choy is this quick and easy bok choy recipe.
Chinese Barbecue Spareribs recipe - Honey and garlic add a sweet and pungent flavor to spareribs.
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
Chinese broccoli with oyster sauce - Oyster sauce nicely complements the bitter-sweet taste of Chinese broccoli (gai lan).
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Bubble Tea - this recipe includes information on how to boil the pearl balls and make sugar syrup.
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
Chinese pork recipes - Includes favorites such as Moo Shu and Sweet and Sour Pork and Lion's Head Meatballs
Beef Fried Rice - tender strips of marinated beef lend flavor to the heating rice in this quick stir-fry dish.
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.
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
Shanghai noodles, chicken, and cabbage are flavored with a sweet and spicy hoisin sauce.
Spicy Szechuan eggplant - eggplant and ground pork are stir-fried with seasonings in this spicy Szechuan recipe
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.
Beef chow fun - this quick and easy beef chow fun recipe uses chewy fresh rice noodles and baby corn
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
Chinese Beef Recipes From restaurant style Ginger Beef to classic Beef and Broccoli in Oyster sauce,
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.
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.
Stir-fried beef in black bean sauce - Stir-frying is a great way to make a little red meat stretch a long way.
Bird's Nest Soup Authentic bird's nest soup is made using the nests of the swiftlet, a tiny bird found
How to store Chinese sauce - Find out which Chinese Sauces and seasonings you need to refrigerate.
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
Szechuan chicken - a spicy recipe using cayenne pepper and dried chilies
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.
Shrimp Fried Rice - a Chinese dish seasoned with oyster sauce
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.
Recipes featuring a variety of Chinese vegetables, including eggplant and bitter melon, as well as fusion recipes featuring western vegetables with Asian seasonings
Chop suey - the family recipe for Chop Suey is made with pork and quail eggs.
Dumpling dippin sauce - a quick and easy Chinese dumpling dipping sauce recipe with rice vinegar and sesame oil
Cantonese roast duck - this is the duck with the shining skin frequently seen hanging in the windows of Cantonese restaurants.
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish