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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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How to Make Vietnamese Beef Pho Noodle Soup

Today we are going to make Vietnamese Beef Pho. It’s one of my favorite beef noodle soups of all time. Let's get started! Vietnamese Beef Pho Noodle Soup Recipe Serve 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 6 to 10 hours For the herbs…
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Cantonese Pork Belly Char Siu Recipe

Hi everyone! Today let's make Cantonese Pork Belly Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Roasted Pork Recipe). It's a perfect addition for any holiday meals! Cantonese Pork Belly Char Siu Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Marinate Time: Overnight Cook…
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Authentic Chicken Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

How to make authentic chicken hot and sour soup? Watch this video and master this amazing chicken hot and sour soup in just a few minutes. Chicken Hot and Sour Soup Recipe Serve: 6 people Rest time: 2 hours Prep time: 15 minutes…
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Sichuan Spicy Chicken Recipe ( La Zi Ji Ding)

Let's make Sichuan Spicy Chicken today! My Sichuan Spicy Chicken recipe is going to be super quick and yet delicious. It is a classic Sichuan dish, and in Chinese we call it, La Zi Ji Ding (辣子雞丁). It's basically, crispy chicken stir-fried…
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5 Most Popular Asian Stir-Fry Sauces

Hello all my foodies! We are going to make 5 most popular Asian Stir-Fry Sauces. You can make countless dishes with these 5 Asian stir-fry sauces: brown sauce, general tso's sauce, teriyaki sauce, honey sesame sauce, and sweet and sour…
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How to Make Handmade Chinese Noodles?

Today we are going to make delicious handmade noodles! The noodles are going to have this perfect bouncy Q texture. Let's get started. Note: the ratio of water to flour is 1 to 3. It will be slightly different depending on the…
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The Best Tomato Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Tomato Egg Drop has always been one of my favorite soups. Today I'd like to share with you this amazing tomato egg drop soup recipe! Tomato Egg Drop Soup Recipe Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves 6 For the…
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The Best Way to Season Iron Woks!

 The Best Way to Season Iron Woks! Tools: Dishwasher detergent 1 Steel scrub 1 Soft scrub 1/3 cup canola oil, plus 2 tablespoons 6 ounces pork belly 1 tongs 1 paper towel Instruction: This is a brand new carbon steel flat…
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Spicy Dried Pot (Ma La Xiang Guo) Recipe

Spicy Dried Pot (Ma La Xiang Guo) Recipe Serve: 4 Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes For the spicy oil base: 1 piece cinnamon 1 black cardamom (cao guo) 1 star anise 1 slice Chinese licorice root (gan cao) 2 cloves 2…
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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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