Real-deal congee, Sichuan-style wontons, and takeout-style kung pao chicken—hungry yet? We've got you covered with a whole range of Chinese, Chinese-American, and Chinese-influenced recipes.
Toss it on fried chicken to make the best sweet and sour chicken you'll ever eat.
Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, pork, and vegetables.
Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
The glossy sauce that coats this take-out staple is simultaneously sweet, savory, and tart.
It will be hard not to put this sauce in and on everything.
A simple stir-fry for garlic lovers.
Tingly, mildly spicy, and nuanced, just like they do it in Chengdu.
Make this spicy, tingly, salty, crunchy, addictive chili condiment your own.
A silky and comforting rice porridge.
For another use for your homemade XO sauce, double down on the seafood
A classic Chinese chicken stir-fry laden with Sichuan peppercorns and chili peppers.
How to make soup dumplings at home: Time-consuming, but worth every minute.
Pork belly cooked sous-vide with a Japanese-style marinade, then stuffed in steamed buns with quick-pickled cukes.
A Beijing street-food classic.
Water velveting yields more tender, silky, and smooth stir-fried proteins.
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Jianbing is quite possibly China's best-kept secret.
Basic staples any Chinese-food enthusiast should have on hand.
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