Chinese Recipes

Sweet and Sour Pork Chop/Ribs or Sườn Xào Chua Ngọt is an adapted version from the popular dish originated in China and made its way into Vietnam via the Chinese influence in Vietnam. To make this dish, you can use baby back ribs or country style ribs, ask the butcher to cut them into strips [...]

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Lena on June 4th, 2011

This is a copy cat version of the Beijing Beef served at Panda Express. Commonly found at Chinese restaurant, this is a great tasty Chinese dish to try at home. If it’s too spicy for you, cut down the amount of chili peppers used in the recipe. Enjoy! Beijing Beef Recipe: Ingredients: 3/4 lb flank [...]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken is a Chinese dish, however, it’s quickly gaining popularity in Vietnamese kitchen. Follow the recipe below for a quick and easy fix for a delicious Sweet and Sour Chicken at home. Sauce: 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup fresh tangerine (or orange) juice 1 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced [...]

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Lena on May 2nd, 2011

Hot and Sour Soup is probably the most beloved Chinese soup that is commonly served at any Chinese restaurant. In this version of the soup, chef Ken Hom uses bean thread noodles, however, I prefer to skip the noodles and replace them by bamboo shoot, thinly cut. One bamboo shoot would do for this recipe, [...]

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Lena on April 13th, 2011

Chicken Lomein is probably one of the most popular stir fry noodle dishes in Chinese cuisine. It’s probably the most popular take out food. Easy to make and flavorful, this one is definitely a great dish to try at home. The best part is that you can choose your favorite vegetables for this dish, I [...]

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Fried Shrimp Balls are my most favorite dim sum food. When we go to a dim sum restaurant, I always make sure to order 2-3 orders of shrimp balls for myself. I can miss other dim sum dishes, but this one is a can not miss for me. Hot and crispy, with a dip of [...]

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Lena on March 26th, 2011

Sesame Seeds Ball is another favorite Dim Sum dish. Children love them and our kids gotta to have one of these orders when the Dim Sum cart is pushing toward our table. Besides serving at the Dim Sum restaurant, they are also an especially popular treat during Chinese New Years, but you can find this [...]

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Lena on March 23rd, 2011

Vietnamese has a strong influence from Cantonese cuisine, and nothing is better than going to Dim Sum restaurant for Sunday lunch. Too many tiny dishes to order and try, no wonder it’s a great fun for a weekend family get together. Dim Sum fastly gains popularity in Vietnamese families and we start making them at [...]

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Vietnamese have a strong influence from Cantonese cuisine, and Dim Sum is one of the favorite food we love from this cuisine. Great fun and tasty to eat, Há Cảo or Har Gow, the shrimp ball dumplings are one of my favorite dishes to order at a Dim Sum restaurant. For this recipe, I’m gonna [...]

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Bitter Melon, as its name implies, it is bitter, tremendously so. However, any food that is tasting like that must have to be healthy and it is. When I was young, my parents always made the soup to accompany any fried dishes and asked us to eat. I didn’t appreciate the bitter melon back then [...]

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