Are you excited to try some Chinese recipes that are sure to satisfy your cravings? My family absolutely loves these dishes, and I know you will too! You can choose from traditional homemade recipes or popular takeout options, and they are all guaranteed to be delicious. These recipes are simple to follow and perfect for any occasion! Let's dive in.
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Classic Chinese sweet and sour chicken (Hong Kong Style) is made with pineapple, peppers, onions, and crispy chicken, tossed in a sweet and sour sauce with the perfect balance of tanginess to sweetness. The batter is a little less seasoned than Sweet and Sour Pork so there that you can taste the sweet and sour sauce a lot more and it is a lighter dish as well.
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Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)
Chinese BBQ pork is used in many rice and noodle dishes, but it's actually not that intimidating or difficult to make at home as well! It's actually quite easy to make at home both in the oven and over the grill, the key is to get the char at the very end which thickens the sauce makes it super sweet and sticky.
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Beef Chow Fun
Another classic and delicious Chinese takeout favorite with tender thinly sliced marinated beef, stir-fried with thick and chewy rice noodles. Traditionally, it's made with fresh ho fun (rice noodles) but I will show you how to use both fresh or dried rice noodles and what to look for when you are shopping for fresh ones!
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Sweet and Sour Pork
A classic Chinese takeout dish made by deep frying juicy pieces of pork shoulder pieces coated in corn or potato starch to give it that extra crispy coating and then tossed in a perfectly balanced Chinese sweet and sour sauce right before serving to maintain the crispiness of the batter without making it soggy!
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This easy Chinese lemon chicken recipe has an incredibly flavorful crispy batter and is tossed with a perfectly balanced sweet and tangy, sticky lemon sauce. A classic Asian takeout dish you can easily make at home!
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Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce
An easy Chinese eggplant recipe made with perfectly cooked Asian eggplant without frying or using a steamer and cooked in a delicious garlic sauce made with ground pork.
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This easy sesame chicken recipe is made with extra crispy and flavorful bite-sized chicken pieces tossed in a delicious sweet and savory honey sesame sauce and tossed with toasted sesame seeds. If you're looking for a Chinese takeout dish for your takeout night, then this will be it! Try it today, and you may never want to order out again!
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An easy classic congee recipe made with Japanese medium grain rice (calrose rice) which creates a thick, silky and creamy congee. It's cooked with thinly sliced marinated chicken and is the ultimate comfort food - especially when you have fun with garnishing it with the plethora of congee toppings!
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Chinese Stir-Fried Ketchup Shrimp
If you like sweet and sour pork, you'll love ketchup shrimp. There's no deep frying involved so its quick to make and the sweet and sour sauce is super easy to put together. To make the shrimp even tastier, you can use pre-peeled frozen shrimp so each piece of shrimp is coated with that delicious sauce!
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Chinese Tomato Egg Stir Fry
Similar to tomato sauce, this traditional Chinese recipe makes use of fresh tomatoes, but doesn't fully cook them down so you get delicious burst of tomatoes in every bite. The sauciness along with the bits of scrambled eggs is delicious when served with a side of rice.
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Easy Chinese Steamed Chicken
This Chinese Steamed Chicken recipe is a go-to for my family's weeknight dinners. From start to finish, it takes 30 minutes and it's a delicious, healthy, and easy meal option. The chicken is marinated with a delicious oyster sauce-based sauce and steamed with Chinese sausage (lap cheong) and shiitake mushrooms, making it a dish you'll want to enjoy with a big bowl of rice.
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Crispy Cantonese Chow Mein
This Chinese takeout dish is all about the texture. The combination of the crispy egg noodles with a savory sauce on top make this soft and crispy noodle dish an classic favorite. This can be made with thin slices of chicken or beef which is cooked in a thick gravy with peppers and onions. This dish is a lot easier to make than you think, so definitely give this a try!
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Although it is called Singapore noodles, these stir-fried curry noodles are actually originate from Hong Kong and is a traditional Chinese dish! This easy to make vermicelli noodle stir fry is cooked with a easy to make curry sauce and is loaded with flavor, definitely give this a try at home!
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Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce
This simple traditional Chinese steamed spare ribs recipe is absolutely delicious and loaded with garlic and umami from the black bean sauce. The best part is it takes less than 15 minutes in the steamer to cook so you can have this on the table in less than 30 minutes.
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Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry
This shrimp and broccoli stir fry recipe is a quick, healthy, and delicious alternative to your usual Chinese takeout. With its perfect blend of tender shrimp, crisp broccoli, and a savory sauce, it's a meal that's guaranteed to impress in under 30 minutes!
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Garlic Chili Oil Noodles
These Garlic Chili Oil Noodles are quick and easy! They’re the perfect comfort food and can be made in just 10 minutes! The classic flavors of garlic, soy sauce, and chili flakes combined with the chewy noodles is to die for!
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Yeung Chow Fried Rice
This Yeung Chow Fried Rice recipe brings the authentic flavors of a classic Chinese restaurant right into your kitchen. It's the perfect way to use up leftovers, transforming them into a delicious, family-friendly meal that's quick and easy to prepare.
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Honey Walnut Shrimp
Try this honey walnut shrimp recipe for a delicious homemade version of the classic takeout dish. Crispy shrimp, creamy sweet and savory sauce, and candied walnuts make this dish a real treat! It’s the perfect Panda Express copycat recipe, but better!
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Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad
Thin noodles are tossed in a nutty, aromatic and savory sesame sauce and topped with tender shredded chicken and crunchy cucumber. It’s super easy to prepare, can be cooked ahead for meal prep, and is addictively tasty!
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If you’re looking for a super quick and easy veggie dish, make this authentic Chinese tiger salad for a tasty and refreshing addition to your meal!
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Chinese Style Potato Salad
Chinese style potato salad is an easy dish that you can finish in less than 30 minutes. The potato slivers are crisp and infused with a clean and appetizing, slightly spicy flavor.
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Sweet Rice Balls with Peanut Butter Filling (Tang Yuan)
Melt in y our mouth tang yuan filled with peanut butter served in a hot sweet soup.
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Mushroom Fried Rice
Mushroom fried rice is a super quick and satisfying side that can be served as a light main dish as well. Assorted mushrooms are seared and stir fried with crispy rice and brought together with a savory and aromatic sauce.
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Almond Tofu (Almond Pudding)
A delicious and healthy Asian dessert that is quick and fun to make and served with an assortment of chopped fruits!
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This article originally appeared on Pups with Chopsticks.