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15 Delicious Chinese Recipes You Should Try

Get you chopsticks ready and tuck in!

Chinese is definitely one of my all time favourite style of foods. From deliciously crispy duck and Chinese barbecue to stir-fry and juicy chow mein noodles to crispy sweet and sour chicken balls, I really could eat it all day.

I have been browsing the internet for some exciting Chinese recipes and managed to pick a handful and include them here. To see the full recipes just visit the source sites. Get you chopsticks ready and tuck in!

Sticky Chinese Pork Belly

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Please visit Kitchen Sanctuary for the full recipe

What You Will Need


Slow Cooked Pork Belly:

  • 1kg pork belly slices, chopped in half (each piece being approx. the length of your index finger)
  • 1litre hot chicken/veg stock
  • 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped in half
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine
  • 1 tbsp. caster sugar

Glaze:

  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 red chilli
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 tbps soy sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon grass

 

Baked General Tso Chicken

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Please visit Pickled Plum for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large egg, beaten
  • 2 cups crushed Corn Flakes

For the sauce:

  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • ½ tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1½ tsp sriracha sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1½ tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch mixed with 2 tbsp water

Optional:

  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • dried red chili flakes
  • sesame seeds

 

Quick and Easy Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

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Please visit Closet Cooking for full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 4 cups chicken broth or chicken stock or vegetable broth
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8-ounce) can bamboo shoots, drained and thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces firm tofu, drained and sliced in 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 teaspoons ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce, such as sambal oelek or sriracha
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch mixed into 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper (or black pepper)
  • 4 green onions, sliced

 

Chinese Orange Chicken

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Please visit Cooking Classy for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless, chicken breast halves, diced into 1 – 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp finely grated orange zest (zest of 1 1/2 fairly large oranges)
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp dried ginger
  • 2 Tbsp grated yellow onion (be sure to get some of the juices when measuring)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp Sriracha hot sauce (optional)
  • Freshly ground black or white pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/4 cups + 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp cold water
  • 2 large eggs
  • vegetable or peanut oil, for frying
  • chopped green onions and sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)

 

Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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Please visit Jo Cooks for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb flank steak, trimmed of fat and sliced thin against the grain
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp sherry
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce, or to taste
  • ½ cup beef broth (or chicken broth)
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets

 

 

Chinese Barbecue Pork Char Sui

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Please visit Recipe Tin Eats for full recipe

What You Will Need


Marinade
  • ¾ tbsp sugar, brown or white (Note 1)
  • 1½ tbsp honey
  • 1½ tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce (not critical)
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce (Note 1)
  • ½ tbs soy sauce (normal all-purpose soy sauce)
  • ½ tsp five spice powder
  • ½ tsp sesame oil (not critical)
  • 1 tbsp oil (Note 3)
  • Few drops red food colouring, optional (Note 4)
Pork
  • 1 lb / 500g pork tenderloin (Note 5)

 

Sesame Chinese Chicken

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Please visit Recipes and Me for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1½ cup cornstarch
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

 

Chicken Wontons

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Please visit RasaMalaysia for full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 1/2 lb ground chicken
  • 1/4 lb shrimp, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 stalk scallion, cut into rings
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash fish sauce, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 dashes ground white pepper
  • 12 pieces wonton wrappers
  • Water, for sealing
  • Oil, for deep-frying

Dipping Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • Pinch of white sesame seeds

Chicken with Chinese Mushrooms

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Please visit  Erren’s Kitchen for full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 12-15 dried black Chinese Mushrooms (or shiitake mushrooms)
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 large chicken breasts, pounded and cut into strips
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • ¼ cup/60ml reserved mushroom soaking liquid or chicken broth
  • 1 green onion/spring onion, sliced into rounds
  • vegetable oil

 

Sesame Prawns Toast

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Please visit Mariasmenu for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • Cleaned prawns – 1 cup
  • Minced/grated garlic – 1 tsp
  • Egg white -1
  • Chopped spring onion – ¼ cup
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Soy sauce – ½ – 1 tsp
  • Cornflour – ½ tbsp
  • Sesame seeds – 1-2 tbsp (I used white sesame seeds)
  • Bread slices – 4-6 (I used regular white bread)
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep-frying

 

Easy Lo Mein

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Please visit Damn Delicious for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 8 ounces lo mein egg noodles*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 3 cups baby spinach

For the sauce

  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce, or more, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha, or more, to taste

 

Chinese Eggplant with Garlic

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Please visit Omnivores Cookbook for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 2 (400 grams in total) Chinese (long) eggplant, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch, plus more to coat the eggplant
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark soy sauce (*see footnote)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

 

Salt & Pepper Prawns

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Please visit BBC Good Food for the full recipe

What You Will Need


  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • 24 large king prawn, peeled and deveined, with tails
  • pea shoots or baby salad leaves, to serve (optional)

For the spice mix

  • 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 4 black peppercorn
  • 2 tbsp sea salt flakes
  • large pinch of chilli flakes

For the dipping sauce

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 small red chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • juice 3 limes
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

Szechuan Beef

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Please visit Sndwchsetc for the full recipe

What You Will Need


For the beef:
  • 1.5 lbs. steak (I used NY Strip)
  • 1 tablespoon liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white wine
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
For the veggies:
  • 3 celery stalks, julienned
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 green onions, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces, whites and all
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
For the sauce:
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon 5 spice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 4 tablespoons liquid aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water

Written by Danni

Hello my name is Danielle. Owner and Editor of That Looks Fab! I am an artist and love all things art and design related.

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