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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.
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.
Chinese Restaurant Take Out Menu
Help identifying the different items on a chinese restaurant take out menu.
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.
Chinese Food - Search Results
Having trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
5-Minute Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce Substitute...
Soy Sauce Substitute - a recipe using reduced salt beef broth, molasses and vinegar.
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.
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.
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
Are You Choosing Your Stir-Fry Oils Wisely?
Choosing a Stir-fry oil - Which oil is best for stir-frying?
How to Cook Perfect Jasmine Rice
Jasmine Rice - This fragrant rice is popular in Asian cooking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Stir Fry Recipe Picks
Stir fry Recipes - The ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site at About.com
Chinese Food Recipes - Cooking Chinese Food
Chinese food recipes indexed by type of food, cooking technique and regional cuisine.
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.
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.
Authentic General Tso's Chicken Recipe
Authentic General Tso's Chicken recipe. This is a popular and signature dish in Chinese cuisine.
Homemade Better-Than-Takeout Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein recipe - This recipe for Chicken Chow Mein includes instructions for making soft or crispy noodles.
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.
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.
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 Chinese-Style Barbecue Pork
A recipe for barbecued pork, an excellent filling for chinese steamed buns
Chinese Chicken Recipes from the chinese food...
Chinese Chicken Recipes - Everything from sesame chicken to moo goo gai pan
All You Need to Know about Dark Soy Sauce
Dark soy sauce – information about one of the main ingredients in Chinese cooking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Super Easy 5-Ingredient Peanut Sauce Recipe
Peanut Sauce - an easy peanut sauce recipe with only 5 ingredients
More Than 40 Scrumptious Dim Sum Recipes
Authentic dim sum from shu mai to char siu bao, and appetizers like crab rangoon
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.
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.
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.
Homemade Chicken Fried Rice with Onions and Peas
Chicken fried rice - a quick and easy recipe for chicken fried rice made with oyster sauce.
No Need to Look Elsewhere for the Best Chinese...
Chinese Dumplings - Jiaozi are very popular during the Chinese New Year season.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Basics of Chinese Rice Vinegar - Recipes
Chinese rice vinegar provides a milder, sweeter alternative to regular vinegar in both Asian and western dishes.
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.
Chinese Turkey Recipes
Chinese turkey recipes - turkey recipes to help you add an ethnic flavor to your Thanksgiving dinner
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.
Easy Chinese Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring roll wrappers - a recipe for the flour and water wrappers used to make Chinese spring rolls.
The Low Down on Fried Rice - Everything You...
Fried rice - information, cooking tips and fried rice recipes
The Key to Cooking Bean Thread Noodles
How to prepare bean thread noodles - Do you need to soak bean thread noodles before cooking?
6 Delicious Chinese Dipping Sauces
Chinese dipping sauces provide the perfect complement for appetizers and main dishes
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.
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.
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.
Juicy Peking Duck with Scallions and Honey
Peking duck - northern China's most famous dish
Liven Up Your Marinades with Ginger Juice
How to make ginger juice - easy tips for making ginger juice, a common marinade ingredient.
Will You Benefit From Drinking Green Tea?
Green Tea: How much should you drink and brewing instructions, along with recipes using green tea
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Christmas Celebrations
Chinese Christmas - Find out how the Chinese and Asian Americans celebrate the Christmas season
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.
Top 14 Asain Cocktail Recipes for Your Next Party
Recipes for Asian cocktails to serve at your next social gathering.
Beef recipes - Chinese Beef Recipes
Index of beef recipes from all regions of China, including stews, stir-fries, satays, and more
Spicy Szechuan Green Beans
Szechuan green bean recipe - dry-frying green beans makes them tender and less crunchy.
How to Velvet Chicken for Stir-Frying
Velveting Chicken – This simple Chinese cooking technique helps keep chicken breasts from overcooking.
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
What Is Szechuan Peppercorn, and How Is It Used?
Szechuan Peppercorn – Learn more about one of the two key ingredients in Szechuan cooking.
What Makes Hot Mustard Hot, and How Do You...
Hot Mustard - Information and recipes about this popular Chinese condiment
Silky Asian-Style Mango Pudding
Mango pudding recipe - Try Stephen Wong's recipe for mango pudding, a popular dessert at dim sum.
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.
Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken with Oyster Sauce
Chicken Recipes - A recipe for oyster sauce chicken, a cantonese stir-fry dish.
Our Favorite Potsticker Dipping Sauce in 5...
Potstickers dipping sauce - Serve this flavorful dipping sauce with potstickers or other Chinese dumplings.
Chinese sauce recipes - Sauces and Seasonings
A Collection of Chinese sauces and seasonings recipes, including sweet and sour and plum sauce
Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork...
Potstickers Chinese dumplings - a recipe for chinese dumplings with pork that are also known as potstickers.
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.
Chinese Recipes - Top Forty Popular Chinese...
Chinese recipes - Find out the top forty most popular dishes from the Chinese recipes file.
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.
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
How to Make Prawn Crackers
How to make prawn crackers - these are the tasty prawn flavored chips that puff up when deep-fried.
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
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.
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.
It Doesn't Get Better Than This Stir-Fry Baby...
A recipe for stir-fry baby bok choy, a popular ingredient in chinese cooking
Our Best Version of Crab Rangoon
Crab rangoon - Deep-fried wonton filled with cream cheese, crab and seasonings
What You Should Know About Chinese Star Anise...
Star anise - information about this popular Chinese spice, and recipes using star anise.
The Best Way to Make Perfectly Fluffy Rice
A sure-fire way to cook rice that's light and fluffy.
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
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.
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.
Sweet Steamed Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake - Steaming makes the Chinese version of sponge cake very moist.
The Ultimate Chicken Stir-Fry with Cashews and...
Chicken stir-fry - Chicken and toasted cashews are cooked in a flavorful sauce in this chicken stir-fry recipe.
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 Real Facts About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
The pros and cons of using monosodium glutamate or MSG when cooking Chinese food.
How to Get to a Properly Seasoned Carbon Steel...
Instructions on how to season a carbon steel wok.
8 Favorite Chinese Fish Recipes
Chinese Fish Recipes - Looking for different ways to cook fish? Here is a selection of Asian-inspired and Chinese fish recipes.
5 Things to Know before Buying a Chinese Cleaver
Before you buy a Chinese cleaver - What you need to know before purchasing a Chinese cleaver.
Traditional Yangchow Fried Rice with Roast Pork
Yangchow fried rice - a specialty from eastern China
DIY Char Siu Bao (Chinese Steamed Pork Buns)
Char Siu Bao - a recipe for Chinese steamed buns filled with barbequed pork.
Chinese Chicken with Garlic and Chile
Chinese garlic chicken - Stir-fried Chicken breasts seasoned with garlic and chili paste.
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.
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.
Authentic Mapo Tofu Recipe
Mapo Tofu is a delicious dish that originate from Sichuan, China. This is real Sichuan cuisine.
The Lowdown on Chinese Noodles: History, Types,...
Find out about the history and types of Chinese noodles, and how to use them in cooking.
Must Try Recipes Using Chinese Dried Mushrooms
Whether you know them as dried Chinese mushrooms, black mushrooms or Shiitake mushrooms, Chinese mushrooms add an earthy flavor to numerous dishes.
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.
Savory Stir-Fry Beef with Oyster Sauce
Oyster sauce enhances the natural flavor of beef in this quick and easy beef stir-fry recipe.
How to Make Ginger Beef That Tastes Like Take-Out
A recipe for ginger beef, the classic take-out dish
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.
How to Make Hearty Beef with Tomatoes
Beef with Tomatoes - Learn how to make this Cantonese homecooked dish.
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.
Homemade Chinese Restaurant Broccoli Chicken...
Broccoli Chicken - chicken breasts are velveted and then combined with broccoli in an oyster sauce.
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.
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?
10 Things to Know about Making Egg Rolls
Egg Rolls - Tips for making this popular Chinese appetizer, and several egg roll recipes.
Bird's Nest Soup
Is bird's nest soup really made from bird's nests? Find out more and try out a recipe.
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
Should You Use Olive Oil for Stir Frying?
Cooking with olive oil - can olive oil be used for stir-frying?
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
Top 10 Szechuan Recipes
top szechuan recipes - hot, humid climates call for food that is both hot and highly spiced. Here is my choice for the top 10 Szechuan recipes.
How to Make Fortune Cookies at Home
Fortune cookie recipe - learn how to make your own fortune cookies
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.
Make This Chinese Restaurant Favorite at Home...
Deep-frying makes this restaurant style version of egg fu yung light as a souffle
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
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 Food - Pictures and Photos
Chinese Food Picture Gallery Pictures of Chinese food, including popular dishes, snacks and festive food
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.
9 Illustrated Steps to Amazing Steamed Rice...
Steaming Rice - Here are simple instructions for steaming rice, with pictures of each step.
Crispy Chinese Almond Cookies
Chinese Almond Cookies - learn how to make this popular Chinese treat.
How to Store Chinese Sauces and Seasonings
How to store Chinese sauce - Find out which Chinese Sauces and seasonings you need to refrigerate.
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.
25 Things You Need to Know about Chinese Cooking
Chinese cooking - 25 essential Chinese cooking tips for anyone who wants to learn more about cooking Chinese food in a wok. Written by Rhonda Parkinson.
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 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.
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.
Easy Pan-Fried Egg Noodles
Asian Noodles- A basic recipe for making panfried noodles.
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.
Do Sesame Chicken Like a Chinese Chef
Sesame chicken - A spicy Chinese dish made with chili paste and topped with toasted sesame seeds

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