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.
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Soy sauce chicken gets a weeknight Coca-Cola twist.
Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, pork, and vegetables.
It'll be hard not to put this sauce in and on everything.
Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
Make this spicy, tingly, salty, crunchy, addictive chili condiment your own.
The glossy sauce that coats this take-out staple is simultaneously sweet, savory, and tart.
Make good fried rice great with a simple wok hei hack.
A simple stir-fry for garlic lovers.
Tingly, mildly spicy, and nuanced, just like they do it in Chengdu.
There's no fish in this Sichuanese classic.
Dried and fresh mushrooms add complexity and texture to this classic Sichuan dish.
A blowtorch adds smoky wok hei to this vegetarian stir fry.
A classic Chinese chicken stir-fry laden with Sichuan peppercorns and chili peppers.
Broiling green beans instead of deep-frying gives them deliciously charred surfaces.
Chasing the elusive wok hei with a blowtorch.
You can do just about anything with this versatile cooking vessel.
Make the fiery, textured chili condiment your own.
Basic staples any Chinese-food enthusiast should have on hand.
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Water velveting yields more tender, silky, and smooth stir-fried proteins.
Cutting slightly against the grain makes for perfect stir-fried chicken morsels.
Fresh and bright, this Sichuan "vinaigrette" can go on all your vegetables.
They should have called it "freaking delicious flavor"—there's nothing strange about it.
Málà is more than just Sichuan peppercorns.
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