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Chinese Fermented Pickled Cabbage Recipe

Fermented Chinese pickled cabbage aren’t just delicious, but it's also a great source of vitamins and probiotics. Chinese Fermented Pickled Cabbage Recipe 1/2 (1 pound) Taiwanese flat cabbage, halved, sliced into 1 inch strips 1…
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Authentic Kung Bao Chicken Recipe

Kung Pao Chicken is a classic Sichuan dish. It’s named after Ding Baozhen, an Qing Dynasty official. It used to be his favorite dish. And it’s about to become yours too. Kung Pao Chicken Recipe Serves 2 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook…
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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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Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

Sweet and sour pork, or gu lou yuk, is an iconic Cantonese dish. Made with crisp, deep-fried pieces of meat, sweet peppers, and golden pineapple chunks all coated in a bright and glossy sweet and sour sauce, the dish is beloved from…
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Crispy Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe

Today let's make some crispy, sweet, and tangy lemon chicken! Portion: 2 people Prep time: 40 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Crispy Chinese Lemon Chicken Recipe Chicken and marinade: 1 ½ pounds chicken breast, boneless, skinless,…
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Stir-Fry Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

Homemade vegetable lo mein, a Chinese takeout favorite, ticks all the boxes for a go-to weeknight dinner. It’s simple, versatile, flavorful, and fast—it comes together in all of 20 minutes on the stovetop. Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe…
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5 Minutes Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe

Hot and humid days call for cucumber salad: crisp, cold, and easy to toss together in minutes. Cucumber salad recipes vary across countries and cultures, but the Chinese version typically gets savoriness and umami from soy sauce, tang…
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Swallow Bird’s Nest Soup Recipe

According to traditional Chinese Medicine, swallow bird’s nest has anti-aging effects and promotes tissue regeneration. It’s super-rich in protein, amino acids, and minerals that help to nourish yin and implement qi. This has been an…
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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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Easy One Pan Maple Chicken Wings Recipe

Easy One Pan Maple Chicken Wings Recipe Serves: 4 people Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 14 (1 1/2 pound) wings ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, for pan-frying…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Singapore Noodles Recipe

You might think that Singapore Noodles came from Singapore, but it’s indeed a Cantonese dish. It’s made out of stir-fry rice noodles with curry, protein, and vegetables. Singapore Noodles Recipe Serve: 2 to 4 people people Prep time:…
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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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