Easy Chinese Recipes
Spicy Beef and Broccolini Stir-Fry
This one-dish meal is ready in 20 minutes, so it’s on the table faster than had you ordered Chinese takeout. If you have a wok, now’s the time to use it, but a large skillet will work just fine. Because you don’t want the spice from the Fresno chile to overpower the dish, be sure to look for a small pepper. If you prefer no heat at all, use a sweet pepper instead. If you’re hoping to start your meal prep on Sunday, cook the rice ahead of time. Then, simply reheat when you’re ready to serve.
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Vegetable Fried Rice
Cut into small pieces and cooked quickly, the carrots and snow peas become tender but still retain their crispness.
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Garlicky Hoisin Beef
The fragrant sauce of sugar, hoisin, soy sauce, scallions, and garlic pulls this delicious meal together.
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Stir-Fried Shrimp and Broccoli
This colorful, healthy dish comes together in just 20 minutes; serve with steamed white rice.
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Ginger-Stuffed Chicken With Sesame Spinach
Stuff grated ginger under the chicken skin before cooking to infuse the meat with its spicy flavor and aroma.
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Salmon With Gingery Green Beans and Bok Choy
Drizzle this simple dish with Sriracha or Asian chili-garlic sauce to add a final punch of heat.
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Shrimp Lo Mein
Oyster sauce, rice vinegar, scallions, and garlic give this 20-minute dish instant Chinese flavor.
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Slow-Cooker Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork Shoulder
This recipe calls for Chinese five-spice powder, a unique combination of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns.
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Turkey Fried Rice
Turn plain ground turkey into a crowd-pleasing meal with white rice, snow peas, carrots, garlic, and ginger.
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Cantonese Chicken With Vegetables
This recipe calls for carrots, bok choy, and snow peas, but a variety of vegetables will work well—experiment with your favorites.
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Chicken and Cashews in Lettuce Wraps
Crisp lettuce leaves are the perfect vehicle for a mixture of chicken, water chestnuts, and cashews drizzled with honey and soy sauce.
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Hoisin-Glazed Shrimp Skewers
A vinegary cucumber salad balances out the broiled shrimp basted with sweet hoisin sauce.
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Beef and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
Soy sauce, rice vinegar, grated ginger, and brown sugar transform steak and vegetables into an Asian feast.
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