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Braised Pork Belly Recipe (Dong Po Rou)

Let's make Braised Pork Belly Recipe (Dong Po Rou) today! The pork belly will instantly melt in your mouth. Watch this video and master Braised Pork Belly recipe in just a few minutes! Serve 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 3…
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Easy Stir-Fry Rice Cakes Recipe (Nian Gao)

Today we are going to make Stir-Fry Rice Cakes (Stir-Fry Nian Gao). It’s a must eat during Chinese New Year because it symbolizes good luck and good fortunes. To celebrate this special holiday, I'm partnering with Knorr today. Let's…
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The Best Turnip Cake Recipe

Today we’ll be cooking the most delicious turnip cake! Chinese New Year is just right around the corner. It’s on February 12th this year. To celebrate Chinese New Year, I’m partnering with Knorr in the next several weeks. I’ll be…
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How to Make Chicken Dumplings from Scratch

Chicken Dumplings Recipe Serve: 36 dumplings Prep time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Dumpling filling: 1 pound ground chicken 4 fresh shiitake mushrooms, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce…
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Red Lotus Seed Paste Mooncakes Recipe!

Tips for Mooncake Success: The ratio of filling to dough is usually between 2:1 and 3:1. The mooncake mold I used is for 4.4-ounce mooncakes, so I measure out 2.6 ounces of filling and 1.8 ounces of dough for each mooncake. You can…
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Roast Salted Pork Belly Recipe

Roast Salted Pork Belly Recipe Serves: 4 Prep Time: 1-3 days, and 30 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes Pork and marinade: 2 pounds pork belly, boneless, skin on 6 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 tablespoon salt 2…
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Red Bean Zongzi Recipe

Red Bean Zongzi Recipe Serves: 12 zongzi Prep time: overnight and Cook time: 2 hours For the bamboo leaves: 36-48 bamboo leaves 1 teaspoon vegetable oil For the zongzi: 3 cups round glutinous rice 6 ounces Adzuki beans 1/4…
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Crispy Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe

Sweet and sour fish is a popular Chinese restaurant and home cooking dish. The fish is served whole, first lightly battered and deep-fried for flaky-tender meat and crispy skin, then doused in a bright, glossy, sweet, and tangy sauce…
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Cantonese Roasted Duck Recipe

Cantonese roast duck—the glistening red birds you see hanging in Chinatown shop windows—is known for its shiny, crackly-crisp skin and succulent meat. The duck is traditionally hung to air-dry before cooking, for extra crispy skin, and…
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Chinese Crispy Shrimp Spring Rolls Recipe

A lot of you loved the vegetable spring roll recipe that I did before. And many of you asked me to make another spring roll recipe, so today I’m sharing with you my favorite shrimp spring roll recipe! Ingredients: 12 spring roll…
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Cantonese Char Siu 2.0 Recipe

Char siu, or Chinese barbecued pork, is a sweet and savory Cantonese classic. The name of the dish literally translates to “fork-roasted,” in reference to how it was traditionally cooked: skewered onto a long fork and roasted in an…
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Cantonese Pork Belly Zongzi Recipe

 The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, which falls on June 7 this year. There are many legends about…
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Chicken Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaves

Lo mai gai, steamed bundles of sticky rice studded with bits of chicken and wrapped in lotus leaves, is a classic Cantonese dim sum dish. It’s said this dish was born in the night markets of Guangzhou, in the Guangdong province of…
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Yuan Xiao Recipe for the Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival, celebrated on the 15th and last day of Chinese New Year, falls on February 8th this year. There are many legends about the origins of the festival. One of the most famous dates back to over 2000 years ago,…
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Walnut Shrimp Recipe

How do you cook super awesome walnut shrimp at home? Watch this and you'll be able to cook it today! Walnut shrimp is one of my old time favorites. After watching my recipe today, I’m sure you’ll fall in love with it too! Walnut shrimp is…
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Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Merry Christmas to all my foodies! How to make super moist and flavorful roasted pork tenderloin? This is a Christmas recipe that you must try. The tenderloin is so juicy and it pairs perfectly with the sour and sweet of the apples. I’m…
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Five-Spice Roasted Chicken

Today I bring you Five-Spice Roasted Chicken! Christmas is right around the corner, and if you still don’t know what you are going to cook for the Christmas dinner, you can totally try this amazing Five-Spice Roasted Chicken!…
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Chinese Roasted Turkey Breast

Thanksgiving is just a few days from now. If you don't have time to prepare a whole 15-20 pounds turkey, no problem! You could still roast up this super juicy Chinese roasted turkey breast! 1 piece of bone-in…
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Thanksgiving Soy Sauce Chicken

Happy Thanksgiving! If you have a small family and you don’t want to roast a whole turkey. Why not try my soy sauce chicken and add a new Chinese twist to this Thanksgiving! Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 6 pieces…
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The Hottest Chilies Steamed Fish Recipe

Duojiao chilies steamed fish is a traditional Hunan dish. The freshness of the fish and the spiciness of the duojiao chillies are united as one body. Let’s take a look at this recipe now! 1 whole fish 1 tablespoon of…
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How to Make Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe

Spring rolls are popular traditional Chinese snacks. Back in the days, people eat spring rolls on the Li Chun Day, which is at the beginning of spring. In order to pray for good health, and they call it “bite the spring.” Later spring…
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