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