Easy One-Pot Braised Chicken Drumsticks

Today let's cook a very easy one-pot braised chicken drumsticks. Two of the most popular braising techniques in Chinese cuisine are hong shao (“red cooking,” or "red braising") and lu. While distinct, both involve simmering a usually…
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How to Regrow Scallions in Water

 How to Regrow Scallions in Water Why keep Buying scallion if you can regrow it yourself? Here we'll show the easy way to save on money and scallions! Cut the scallions 2 inches above the roots, and save the green part in…
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DIY Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Hand sanitizers have been sold out everywhere because of COVID-19. So I ordered a few ingredients that are still available in markets, and I’d like to share with you on how we can make our own hand sanitizer. According to Centers for…
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Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing) Recipe

  Scallion pancakes, or cong you bing, are a classic Chinese street snack and restaurant appetizer. These thin, pan-fried flatbreads are shatteringly crisp on the outside, full of flaky, delicately chewy layers on the inside, and…
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Chicken Sticky Rice Lotus Leaf Recipe

Chicken sticky rice over lotus leaf is a classic Cantonese dish. It's one of my favorite ways to eat sticky rice and it's about to become yours too. Chicken Sticky Rice Over Lotus Leaf Serves: 2 to 4 people Prep time: 30 minutes…
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Chicken Egg Roll Recipe

Egg rolls, those deep-fried, hand-held packets of meat and veggies, are one of the most popular Chinese-American appetizers in the United States. But they can also be a point of confusion.  How well do you know your egg…
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Must Eat Shrimp Egg Drop Soup Recipe

 Egg drop soup or Danhuatang is a very popular Chinese home cooking dish. Nowadays, it has becomes so popular that you can even find it throughout Chinese restaurants in the US. Serve: 6 people Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10…
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Chinese Steamed Milk Buns, Mantou Recipe

Mantou are plain Chinese steamed buns, made from a yeasted dough of white wheat flour, milk, and sugar. They have smooth, snowy white surfaces and soft and fluffy insides, with just a hint of sweetness.  In northern China,…
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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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Beef Udon Noodle Soup Recipe (Niku Udon)

Udon is a type of Japanese noodle. It's made out of wheat, and it's known for its springy and Q texture. It's one of my daughter's and mine' favorite noodles. Today I'd to show you my family's favorite way to make udon, beef udon noodle…
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Filipino Chicken Adobo Recipe

Chicken Adobo is one of the most popular Filipino dishes. It's so beloved by Filipinos that they even call it their national dish. Filipino Chicken Adobo Recipe Serves: 2 to 4 people Prep time: 35 minutes Cook time: 55 minutes…
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How to Cook Fried Rice in a Rice Cooker?

Did you know that you could make fried rice in a rice cooker? This is a perfect recipe for people who are busy, people who don’t have a stove, and students that live in dorms. Hi all my foodies! It’s CiCi. I can’t be more proud to…
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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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Sesame Chicken Recipe

Today I’ll show you how you can easily make sesame chicken at home. Sesame chicken is one of the most popular Americanized Chinese dishes in the US. It is crispy and crunchy. And it has a super delicious sweet sesame glaze. Hmm… Who…
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Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Skip the takeout—hot and sour soup, that beloved Chinese restaurant staple, is quick and easy to make at home. This recipe gives you a rich, silky broth, and packed with flavor and lots of goodies: tender strips of pork and shiitake;…
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Legendary Mapo Tofu Recipe

Mapo Tofu is a classic Sichuan dish. It has a numbing sensation when you eat it. It’s spicy, hot, and savory. It’s definitely my kind of good eats! According to legend, an elderly widow in the Qing Dynasty invented Mapo Tofu. She has…
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DIY Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

Rice lies at the center of Vietnamese cuisine. The crop is abundantly grown throughout Vietnam, with paddies especially concentrated around the Red River Delta in the north and the Mekong River Delta in the south. Even the shape of…
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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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Mango Sticky Rice Recipe

Mango Sticky Rice is a classic Thai dessert. In Thai, we call it khaoniao mamuang. It’s also one of my favorite desserts of all time. Growing up in Bangkok, I remember eating khaoniao mamuang all the time. Especially during the hottest…
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Japanese Rolled Chashu Recipe

Japanese chashu is a topping for ramen. The pork belly is rolled up and then braised until it’s succulent and instantly melt in your mouth. It is also my favorite topping for ramen. But when you eat out, they usually only give you two…
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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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Sichuan Spicy Boiled Beef

 When I was a kid, my parents took me to a small Sichuan restaurant in the neighborhood with some of their friends. One of them ordered a dish called “shui zhu niu rou,” which literally translates to "water-boiled beef."…
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Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken with Basil Recipe

Walking through the Shilin night market in Taipei, Taiwan, I felt like I was entering another world. Bright neon signs hung from buildings and countless food stores and carts lined the streets; loud, fast-paced pop music blasted in the…
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Stewed Pork Belly with Glass Noodles

Stewed pork belly with glass noodles is the essence of Northeastern Chinese cuisine. It is one of the region’s four most popular stews. Due to the vast area and large population of Northeastern China, every family has its own…
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Dry Stir-Fry Beef Chow Fun Recipe

 If you asked 10 Cantonese people whether they like to eat dry stir-fried beef chow fun, nine would profess their love for it. Made with slices of tender beef and slippery, slightly chewy flat rice noodles (hor fun), it’s a popular dish…
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