Craving Chinese? We’ve got you covered. From crispy chow mein to fluffy barbecue pork buns, find out how to make your favourite Chinese dishes and baked goods at home.
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Simple 15-Minute Chinese Tomato Egg Drop Soup
In Chinese, this recipe is called 番茄蛋花湯 which translates literally to Tomato Egg Flower Soup, for the way the whisked egg “blossoms” like a flower as it is swirled into the hot soup. We love how versatile and simple this recipe is – make it for a light lunch, or add noodles and protein for a heartier dinner.
Air Fryer Chinese Five-Spice Pork Belly Bites
Dry rubbed with Chinese five-spice powder and then air fried to crispy perfection, this succulent dish is shockingly simple.
Chinese Pan-Fried Buns with Pork
These Chinese Pan-Fried Buns filled with pork and bok choy are heavily inspired by the well-known Shanghai Sheng Jian Bao (生煎包). The real treat here is, without a doubt, the fluffy yeasted dough wrapper which gets steamed then shallow-fried for gloriously crispy, golden brown bottoms.
Easy, Crispy Cantonese Chow Mein
Traditionally eaten for breakfast, these noodles are just as great for lunch or dinner alongside a plate of sautéed Chinese greens. The chewy noodles are slick with a irresistibly savoury-slightly-sweet sauce that will surely have you going back for more.
Chinese Egg Tarts
Egg tarts are a perfect example of the European influence in Chinese culture. Pastry chefs in Hong Kong utilized the techniques and ingredients that were accessible to them, including lard instead of butter and evaporated milk as a substitute for fresh cream or milk. With a rich eggy filling and flaky pastry shell, this dim sum essential is the perfect bite.
Chinese Hot Pot
Chinese hot pot is the ultimate social dining experience. Gather your nearest and dearest around the simmering hot broth and add in your favourite proteins, veggies and spices for a tasty meal.
Chinese Coconut Buns
Coconut buns are a Chinese bakery classic for a reason. They’re buttery, soft and fluffy — and loaded with a delicious coconut filling. These Chinese sweet buns are easy to make, come together with just a few pantry ingredients and are every bit as delicious as they look. Enjoy them for breakfast, dessert or an afternoon treat!
Tender Steamed Chinese Egpplant
This clever recipe steams eggplant for the ultimate silky soft, tender, creamy texture. The steamed eggplant is then topped with aromatics like ginger, garlic and scallions, then drizzled with sizzling hot oil and soy sauce for the ultimate side dish.
Soft and Fluffy BBQ Pork Bao Buns
These BBQ pork bao buns are super easy and fun to make and all the reason you need to pick up that steamer basket you’ve been eyeing. Stuff them with your favourite fillings like ground chicken, beef and even tofu! Make a big batch, your future self will thank you.
Chinese Scallion Pancakes
Yes, you can make your own crispy, flaky scallion pancakes at home! The secret ingredient to making these savoury delights is boiling water: It creates the softest, forgiving dough.
Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Breakfast Soup
Soup for breakfast? Absolutely! This easy-to-make breakfast dish is such a staple in Hong Kong that not only is it found at every diner, you can order it at the local McDonald’s in the morning. Make it your own by adding vegetables like steamed broccoli or replace the ham with poached chicken.
Chinese Ginger-Soy Sea Bass
This very traditional Chinese dish is surprisingly easy to make, and takes less than 20 minutes to cook. Pair it with sautéed Chinese greens and steamed white rice for a luxuriously simple meal.