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1. Succulent Chinese Chicken On A Stick Recipe

There’s nothing quite like ordering Chinese takeout (check out our chinese dessert recipes), but have you ever tried making Chinese chicken on a stick at home? Featuring delicious and tender chicken, aromatic flavors, and a touch of spice, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser that is the perfect addition to any barbeque or Asian-inspired meal! In …

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2. Good Fortune Chinese Birthday Cake Recipe

Chinese birthday cakes are the perfect celebration cake! With a light sponge, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit, this is a dessert your whole family will enjoy. In this article, I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to make a delicious Chinese birthday cake (you will also enjoy our special red bean …

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3. Healthy Chinese Fish Soup Recipe

This is a great dish to have during the summer or winter months. Chinese fish soup, you might have heard of it but maybe you’ve never tasted it. Well, we think it’s about time that changes! This soup is incredibly aromatic, with plenty of delicious vitamins that will keep you satisfied for hours afterwards. This …

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4. Chinese Rice Cake Treat Recipe

When the Chinese New Year comes around the whole country starts making a cake called Nian Gao. “Nian” means sticky and “Gao” means cake, but this simple description doesn’t cover the immense meaning that comes with the delicacy. If you know anything about the Chinese language, you’ll also know that most words have a second …

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5. Succulent Chinese Seafood Delight Recipe

Seafood delight is a beautiful and delicate no carb dish. In a classic version of the meal, there are simple ingredients, like bamboo shoots, mushrooms, and shrimp, but also more unusual ingredients like shaoxing are involved too. If you are familiar with Chinese ingredients, you will have no trouble creating this salty dish, but it …

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6. Tender Chinese Steamed Chicken Recipe

We’ll also give you the recipe for a great garlic sauce dip. Sometimes you just want to sample some cuisine from the other side of the world – this is where Chinese steam chicken comes in. Not only is this food delicious, but it is a great source of animal protein – why not wow …

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7. Daring Durian Ice Cream Recipe

Durian is an edible fruit that is referred to as the ‘king of fruits’ in SouthEast Asia. It is a fairly large fruit that has a thorn-like covered exterior. Though it is renowned for its rather pungent odor, it has a lot of nutritional value and is often used in sweet and savory dishes. It …

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8. Hook, Line & Sinker Fish Maw Soup Recipe

Fish Maw soup is a dense and nutritious meal normally presented for days of celebration. Its silky and thick texture creates a luxurious atmosphere, perfect for a wedding celebration or New Year banquets. If you want a meal that feels magical and joyous, you will have found it in the Fish Maw Soup. When the …

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9. Anytime Homemade Rice Noodle Recipe

Within half an hour, you’ll be able to make yourself a delicious and filling snack. You can add these noodles to practically any dish, so read on for a complete must-have guide. Rice noodles are probably one of the most underrated dishes on the Chinese menu (check out our sui mi ya cai). These noodles …

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10. Hustlin' Hong Kong Chicken Recipe

Popular around the globe, Hong Kong Chicken is the taste of authentic Hong Kong cuisine. This hearty dish is one of the most delicious chicken recipes out there, for sure. The combination of mouth-watering flavors and juicy, crispy pieces of tender chicken, you’ll be craving this dish for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Chicken dishes (you …

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11. Everything Including The Quack Leftover Duck Soup Recipe

The Ultimate No Duck Left Behind Meal It’s not every day you get the opportunity to roast a whole duck, so when the ducky day arrives, I use this recipe to ensure absolutely nothing goes to waste. Duck has such a rich and unique flavor, that it’s a crying shame to throw it away. This …

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12. Sweet Tart Lychee Ice Cream Recipe

Who doesn’t love delicious ice cream? If you’re anything like me, then you’ll understand what I mean when I say that ice cream is an icy cold treat that can be enjoyed all year long, especially when it has the sugary spin of lychee added to it. Lychee, (otherwise known as Litchi Chinesis Sonn) is …

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13. Rich Man's Red Bean Cake Recipe

The red bean cake is one of my favorite Chinese snacks. The sticky rice cake exterior has a tantalizing smell of toasted sesame seeds, and the gooey spongy interior is filled with a sweet and moist red bean paste. This combination just sends me over the edge! Oh, just writing that description has my mouth …

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14. Celebration Red Bean Mooncake Recipe

We live in a big wide world, one that is made up of various cultures each with their own architecture, fashion and food. If I had to pick my favorite worldly cuisine, then I would have to choose Chinese – especially when that Chinese food has been cooked with tender love and care.  Now we …

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15. Golden Salted Egg Yolk Recipe

Salted egg yolk are a sadly underappreciated ingredient, and one that everyone needs to start eating. They come with a heavy hit of umami, alongside the incredible saltiness, that makes them a perfect topping for so many dishes. When I first saw a salted egg yolk, my immediate thought was “look, candy!” Not because I’m …

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16. Surf and Oeuf Shrimp and Egg Recipe

Shrimp and Egg is a classic Chinese dish that combines delicate scrambled eggs with shrimp for a simple, delicious stir-fry that’s sure to be a new favorite on your table and a new comfort food staple.  Scrambled eggs with shrimp is a popular comfort food dish in China, partly because it’s a rather hearty meal …

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17. Power Boosting Water Chestnut Flour Recipe

Water chestnut flour is one of the most used ingredients in Chinese New Year desserts (you need to have a taste of this delicious chinese dessert recipes), but it is rarely made from scratch. Most Asian chefs and home cooks will buy their water chestnut flour in bulk, so the process of making our own …

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18. Sweet or Salty Sticky Rice Balls Recipe

The Deliciously Versatile Side Snack Sticky rice balls are a tasty and neat way to serve up an accompanying snack to almost any imaginable cuisine. Treating yourself to Mexican food tonight? Sling on a couple of rice balls in your burrito. Feel like Chinese or Indian? Nothing goes better with broths and curries than sticky …

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19. Punchy Asian Octopus Recipe

I adore seafood, and I particularly love Asian seafood. In my attempts to sample as many seafood dishes (check out our chinese scallop recipe) as I possibly could, I found myself coming across a delicious Korean dish that used octopus as the main ingredient – and it was amazing! Now I understand that seafood is …

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20. Salty Sweet Bak Kwa Recipe

Meat jerky is a popular snack in the U.S. While many find it tasty, it can be quite tough to chew. This is where Bak Kwa comes in. Bak Kwa is a Chinese snack very similar to meat jerky, only this version is super tasty and tender. So, If you’re a fan of meat jerky, …

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21. Time Traveler's Century Egg Recipe

A century egg is a delicacy in China. Often known as “thousand-year-old eggs” or “preserved eggs”, this is a culinary dish that involves preserving a chicken, duck, or quail egg.  Despite the name, century eggs don’t take a century to be preserved. Instead, the preservation process can take several weeks to months depending on the …

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22. Crunchy Bamboo Shoots Recipe

Bamboo shoots are a vegetable that is widely used in Asian cuisine, especially vegetarian dishes. You may have already tried them unknowingly when eating Chinese food (check out our delicious fish maw soup recipe) as they’re normally present in most stir fry dishes to add a crunchy texture. If you’ve somehow accumulated canned bamboo shoots …

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23. Authentic No-Fortune Chinese Cookies Recipe

Let’s face it – we all love cookies! There’s just nothing better to eat than a warm homemade cookie that is brimming with butter, sugar and chocolate chips. But why not try to make a different type of cookie the next time you feel a craving coming on? There are numerous recipes for Chinese cookies …

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24. Jewel Box Chinese Dessert Recipes

I know I have probably mentioned this before – but I love Chinese desserts! Although many people from around the world enjoy eating Chinese cuisine – traditional Chinese desserts are still often overlooked by the Western world. This is something I find hard to understand because Chinese desserts are simply delicious and can be a …

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25. Invigorating Chinese Drinks Recipe

I love celebrating the new year with my friends and family, but I often find it difficult to choose the best cocktails for the night. Because of this, I often find myself looking to other cultural drinks for some inspiration. In China, they celebrate the Lunar New Year during the spring and the festivities are …

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26. Year of the Pig Chinese Ham Recipe

Not only that, but they’re very healthy, containing lots of protein and healthy fats, perfect for losing weight before the beach season. Ham is one of the most versatile meats available, but sometimes you might find yourself with a little too much meat leftover in your fridge especially after you’ve organized a massive banquet for …

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27. The Marco Polo Chinese Pizza Recipe

Some people prefer to add chunks of pineapple on top of their pizza crust, while other people prefer to stick to a trusty and true Margherita pizza. No matter what, though, one thing’s for sure – everyone loves this traditional Italian food! Despite its Mediterranean roots, pizza is a popular food dish that is loved …

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28. Sizzling Chinese Scallop Recipe

One of the greatest gifts the sea ever gave to cooks everywhere is the seemingly humble scallop. Less daunting than an oyster, less work than a lobster, the scallop sits just in the comfort zone of home cooks everywhere, and you can do a ridiculous number of gorgeous, flavorful things with it. There are people …

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29. Sweetness and Light Custard Bun Recipe

Is there anything better than baking? Personally, I don’t think there is. There’s just something magical about baking a cake from scratch that gives you a warm and wholesome feeling on the inside. However, I also understand how baking the same recipe all the time can become a boring and unappealing experience – so why …

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30. Punchy Fish Paste Recipe

Fish is just one of the many foods that you either love or you hate. Thanks to its strong smell when raw, and the fiddly preparation process, fish is either something that you enjoy cooking or something that you avoid altogether.  There are lots of variations in the way that you can prepare fish to …

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31. Decadent Fried Milk Recipe

Fried Milk is the super satisfying popular Chinese dessert that you need to try now! You’ll find this intriguing treat at most Chinese bakeries and is most popular among the younger generation due to its comforting, crispy goodness – think mozzarella sticks but as a dessert. But, instead of coating mozzarella cheese in breadcrumbs and …

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32. No-Bake Snowskin Mooncake Recipe

In the mood to try something new? If you’ve got a sweet tooth like me, and just so happen to feel like experiencing a taste of Asia, then this snow skin mooncake is the perfect recipe for you. Unlike other types of desserts out there, this recipe is quick, simple, and easy to make, so …

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33. Fresh and Healthy Pea Sprouts Recipe

I am constantly on the search for the perfect side dish. Any day now, I’m going to abandon main dishes altogether, and convert to a life of nothing but sides. And as long as they’re as tasty as these stir-fried pea sprouts, I can’t see much of a problem with that. Pea sprouts are tender …

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34. Meandering Drunken Shrimp Recipe

Drunken shrimp is a very popular shrimp dish that originated in China, where large peeled shrimps are eaten either cooked or alive after being immersed in liquor. Shrimp is one of life’s great pleasures, so seafood fans will understand why this recipe is so popular around the world. The recipe is altered slightly in different …

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35. Emperor's Chinese Steamed Rice Cake Recipe

Chinese steamed rice cake is an amazing treat that you can serve either as a snack or a dessert, with a light texture that won’t lay too heavily on your stomach. This should have a honeycomb-like texture in the center, making it very delicious and sweet for you and your friends and family. The proof …

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36. Springy Liang Pi Recipe

If you’re looking for your new favorite summer recipe, look no further. Liang Pi is a delicious cold noodle dish, perfect for summer consumption. Next time you’re hungry for something substantial, but you’ve eaten enough BBQ pasta salads to last a lifetime, Liang Pi is a super tasty alternative to change things up in your …

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37. Crunchy Sweet Tanghulu Recipe

Tanghulu is one of the most popular snacks on the streets of China and if you’ve got a sweet tooth you’ll love this recipe. It’s such an easy and tasty snack to make, whether that be as a treat for yourself or special occasions for your family and friends. This recipe will only take less …

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38. Refreshing Winter Melon Recipe

Winter melon, or ash gourd, is a mild-tasting fruit that has a light, refreshing taste that is reminiscent of cucumber and is often used in Asian cuisine.  Chinese winter melon soup has a number of different recipe variations and is a popular dish that is often served in Chinese households. In this article, I will …

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39. Brain-Boosting White Fungus Recipe

White fungus isn’t the most attractively named ingredient on the market, but behind the (somewhat) unappealing descriptor lies something superb. White fungus is packed full of goodness, and absolutely melt-in-your-mouth when made into a soup. This recipe for white fungus dessert soup is incredibly easy to make, and it’s the perfect ending to any meal. …

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40. Musky Water Caltrop Recipe

If you have ever seen a water caltrop, then you might be wondering exactly what it is. They are very peculiar-looking things, and their appearance alone is enough to put people off eating them. They look like boomerangs or some kind of ninja weapon, but in reality, they are actually a type of nut.  Water …

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41. Hot Szechuan Fish Recipe

Are you a spice lover looking to try out a new recipe? Then why not try out this Szechuan fish or else known as Shui Zhu Yu recipe whenever you’re next feeling experimental. This recipe packs a punch and really is worth all the effort it takes to find all the ingredients and to make. …

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42. Moist Steamed Meat Recipe

Steamed meat is a traditional yet timeless dish that can be modified in a number of ways to your personal taste. Originating in Hong Kong, today we are looking at how to make steamed beef on rice.  However, why stop at beef? There are many other types of meat that you can steam and substitute …

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43. Deep Fried Slippery Shrimp Recipe

Despite its somewhat interesting name, slippery shrimp is a delicious dish of wok-fried shellfish in a sticky sweet sauce. Although it became popular in Chinese American restaurants throughout Los Angeles in the 1960s, it wasn’t until Chinatown’s Yang Chow opened in 1977 that this dish achieved citywide popularity. In this article, I will give you …

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44. Sticky Sweet Nougat Recipe

I don’t know how everyone else spent their Chinese New Years, but I, for one, did not spend the entire time eating nougat. It’s only now occurring to me that this was a massive oversight on my part. Although it’s possibly because of the sheer amount of dumplings I managed to consume, that’s no excuse …

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45. Strong & Savory Lop Cheong Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy authentic Chinese dish that you can recreate at home? I’ve got you covered with this Lap Cheong rice recipe that can be made in under 10 minutes, so perfect for weeknight dinners when you have no time. Just because this recipe is rapid to make, doesn’t mean it’s not …

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46. Nutritious Kao Fu Recipe

If you’re like me and you’re sick of seeing the same old ‘Chinese’ dishes on the menus across Asian restaurants in the U.S then you’ll need to stick around. You know the restaurants that claim to be authentic Asian food but you know they’ve Americanized the entire menu by using fewer spices and non-traditional ingredients …

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47. Zen Chinese Crabs Recipe

Chinese cooking has always been a matter of taking simple ingredients and making them taste satisfying in a complex, layered way, usually delivering a sense of health beyond simply nourishment. Chinese crab is no exception. There are of course plenty of different Chinese crab recipes, but one that speaks to the fundamentals of Chinese cuisine …

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48. Shanghai Secret Chinese Rice Cake Recipe

With a population of 24.28 million, Shanghai is the most populous urban area in China and is one of the most populous cities in the world. Known as being a global center for finance and business, Shanghai is also home to many delicious Chinese dishes.  One distinctively Shanghainese dish is Chinese stir-fried rice cakes with …

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49. Legendary Chinese Dungeness Crab Recipe

Dungeness Crabs are a popular type of crab which is common on the west coast of North America. Their scientific name is Metacarcinus magister, but the term “Dungeness” is used because there is one port in the whole of the United States which prides itself on their large and meaty crabs. Dungeness, Washington considered the …

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50. Fisherman's Fish Ball Soup Recipe

This fish is not only delicious, but it is a great dose of fatty oils, as well as minerals and vitamins. It is a very simple meal to prepare, with absolutely zero additives and 100% flavor. If you have ever studied any traditional fish soups, most likely you might have come across fish ball soup. …

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51. Bar Room Brawl Drunken Chinese Chicken Recipe

With a juicy texture, an aromatic taste, and a hint of booze, drunken chicken is a traditional Chinese cold appetizer. If you’ve never had drunken chicken before, it’s a lot like a charcuterie cold cut with Chinese flavors. Ideally, you should make it in advance and serve it with beer. It’s great for dinner parties, …

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52. Easy Canned Bamboo Shoots Recipe

If you have some canned bamboo shoots that are rapidly heading toward their sell-by-date, then we would recommend that you keep reading this article. Even though canned bamboo shoots will last you for a long time, there’s no reason why you can’t make a delicious meal out of them. However, bamboo shoots are not that …

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53. Zingy Winter Melon Stir Fry Recipe

Winter melon stir fry is an easy, hearty comfort dish that is often found on the side of bigger meals. This quick and easy winter melon stir fry utilizes Chinese dried shrimp for extra umami flavor. It’s a side dish that adds texture, flavor, and nutrition to your meal – and is also gluten-free! Winter …

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54. Ancient Chinese Steamed Spare Ribs Recipe

If you want something quick and easy to make, then what better dish than this one? If you are a fan of Chinese food and you love your meat, then what better dish to have than Chinese steamed spare ribs? These are not only very tasty to eat, with a rich and sumptuous sauce, but …

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55. The Best 3 Sui Mi Ya Cai (Sichuan Preserved Mustard Greens) You Can Buy Online

What is Sui Mi Ya Cai? Sui mi ya cai, sometimes known simply as ya cai, is a Chinese pickle that is particularly popular in the Sichuan (Szechuan) province, from where it originated. Sichuan is known for its spicy local cuisine; many feel that it has the spiciest recipes in all of China! Sui mi …

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56. My Easy And Unique Gluten-Free Dark Soy Sauce Recipe

Have you ever used a unique Chinese sauce, “Dark Soy Sauce,” in your cooking? Did you ever use dark soy sauce as a marinade on your favorite meals? Probably not. You might not be aware of dark soy sauce and its bold taste. Being fond of cooking, I keep on exploring different sauces and recipes. …

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57. How To Make Low Sodium Hoisin Sauce

Have you ever treated yourself with delicious and healthy low sodium hoisin sauce? Are you aware of the nutritional benefits of this unique sauce? Do you want to prepare this tantalizing sauce from the comfort of your home? If yes, then this article is worth reading for you. Here in this article, we will find …

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58. The Best Hoisin Sauce (Gluten-Free) That You Can Buy On The Market Or Prepare At Home

You can’t beat the taste of crispy duck rolls wrapped with a deliciously yummy and velvety blanket of gluten-free hoisin sauce. That’s a natural flavor! An everlasting taste Have you ever tried the delicious hoisin sauce? Do you use hoisin sauce to make delicious recipes for yourself? Do you know how to make healthy and …

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