Chinese Food(also called Chinese cuisine, Chinese dishes) is a general term for dishes in various regions of China. It is characterized by a long history, exquisite techniques, rich categories, numerous schools and unique styles. It is the crystallization of thousands of years of development of Chinese cuisine and enjoys a high reputation in the world.
The modern Eight Cuisines of China are Anhui cuisine, Guangdong cuisine, Fujian cuisine, Hunan cuisine, Jiangsu cuisine, Shandong cuisine, Sichuan cuisine, and Zhejiang cuisine. But we don’t want to tell you we want to share all of those cuisines with you. We just want to some easy and delicious Chinese dishes for you in this post. Those Chinese dishes is selected from our website data that means most peopel like them and it is the most popular Chinese dishes on our website.
Every Chinese food recipe below is a detailed guide with a detailed recipe post and a detailed youtube video for you to get it. We think it will be a chinese food menu option for your family. If you prefer youtube recipe videos, please subscribe our Youtube channel here.
Steamed Abalone Recipe
We think one of best chinese food is Steamed Abalone. One of the best ways to enjoy abalone is to do steamed abalone. It is steamed with garlic, chili peppers, ginger, green onions, peanut oil, oyster sauce, seasoned soy sauce for seafood, sugar, chicken powder, cooking wine, white pepper.
All of the steps for this food are very easy but clean the abalones need more time to do it. We provide the detailed step to tell you how to clean them. If you are seafood lover, don’t miss this recipe.
Sweet Bean Sauce
In effect, Sweet Bean Sauce (Chinese Name is 甜面酱(tian mian jiang), also called sweet flour sauce) can’t be a Chinese dish. But we think it’s a great ingredient to help you enjoy food.
In fact, this sauce is very easy to make and does not need to ferment for 20 or 30 minutes. It also can be used for dipping green Chinese onion, cucumber, roast duck like the Peking Duck. But we also provide other ways to use this sauce to the delicious noodles.
Chestnut Soup Chinese Style
Chinese soup is also the type of yummy Chinese food. It has many match soup with many ingredients. Chestnut Soup is sweet and delicious without greasy. This recipe use chestnuts, pork ribs, red dates, goji berries to make a delicious soup.
If you don’t add salt into the soup, you will find more rich and mellow taste from the soup. You would never forget it if you taste it.
Red Bean And Barley Soup
We thinkd Red Bean And Barley Soup that is a low carb chinese food if you don’t like eat rice. According to the traditional Chinese medicine’s statement, This soup has many benefits to our body and is actually a healthier alternative to other dessert options as it contains less carbs coming from sugar and has lots of fiber coming from the red beans.Barley keeps you satiated for a longer duration of time and curbs odd hunger cravings, which help in managing weight effectively and improve metabolism as well.
Peach Gum With Milk And Snow Swallow
Peach Gum With Milk And Snow Swallow is a sweet Chinese Soup (also called Tong sui) that also provide many benefit to our body. It is the healthiest Chinese food if you like to eat sweet soup. For example, It has a more magical effect of lowering blood sugar.
Peach gum is a reddish-brown or yellow-brown colloidal substance secreted by the bark of peach trees. Broadly speaking, the apricot, cherry trees and other rose plant secretion of gum can also be called peach gum.These secretions are stripped from the bark and dried to make raw peach gum which can be used in traditional Chinese medicine or simply processed and eaten.
Homemade Mulberry Wine
Mulberry is also known as mulberry, mulberry sugarcane, mulberry jujube, mulberry fruit, mulberry bubble, mulberry, etc. Mulberry is harvested when the fruit is mature from April to June every year in China. It can be used to make mulberry wine which is we talk about today. This mandarin Chinese food is not only appearing in China but also appearing in many countries.
In China, the farmer likes ripe fresh mulberry to eat but it is hard to save if they don’t have a refrigerator. So most of them like to use it to make wine. Mulberry wine is a new type of fruit wine. It is the best among fruit wines and has the effects of nourishing blood. After drinking, it not only improves the coldness of women’s hands and feet but also has the effects of nourishing blood, strengthening the body, liver, kidney and eyesight.
Peach Gum Snow Lotus Seeds Snow Fungus Soup
Peach Gum Snow Lotus Seeds Snow Fungus Soup is a very delicious sweet soup(Chinese commonly call those sweeet soups as Tong Sui). Chinese Food is not divided into levels whether it is in the fancy restaurants or street food. But I think there are less difference about sweet soup in the different place in Chinese restaurants.
For those who love snow lotus seed(Chinese commonly call it as Gleditsia Sinensis, we will use Gleditsia Sinensis to replace it in our below recipe.), it is not just a taste enjoyment but also a kind of spiritual enjoyment for us. So how to how to cook snow lotus seed? Let’s take a look our detailed guide. If you prefer the video guide, we recommend you watch our youtube video below.
Braised Duck Feet Recipe
When you walk around in Chinese streets, you have a 100% chance to see a store that is selling the Braised Duck Feet Snack. Maybe you would see the most popular Chinese street food brands like Zhou Hei Ya, Juewei Duck Neck. But if you are not live in China, you still have the chance to taste this snack. Our braised duck feet recipe will provide a detailed guide to help you to cook Chinese duck feet.
This recipe needs many Chinese spices but you can adjust it by your spice’s level. You change this Chinese food spicy to fit your flavor. This food doesn’t need to add monosodium glutamate because the sauce has many flavors. If you prefer the video tutorial, you can watch the detailed youtube video below.
Kung Pao Sauce & Chicken Recipe
General Tso Sauce & Chicken Recipe
General Tso sauce is the half soul of General Tso’s chicken which is a famous Chinese recipe in the world. But it is very easy to make and can save your time when you the General Tso’s chicken.In fact, it not only can be used in the chicken but also can be used at many other Chinese recipes like Szechuan chicken, Hunan Chicken, Hunan beef.
You must have been wondering how such a complicated name to describe a sauce came to be. Originally, the sauce was used in another Chinese takeout dish, the General Tso’s chicken. The name, General Tso, originated from an ancient Chinese leader from the Qing dynasty known as Zuo Zongtang. His name was Romanized to Tso Tsungtang.
Healthy Black Beans Vinegar
Black Beans Vinegar is not a delicious dish but is a health food and vegetarian chinese food. Use vinegar to soak black beans a week then satisfy the need to eat every day. We provide the most convenient guide to help you make this recipe. You can find the detailed description and youtube video in this article to learn it.
Black beans have the anti-aging, kidney and spleen, detoxifying and beauty, improving anemia function to our body. It is rich in nutrients, including protein, fat, vitamins, calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus,black beans’ pigments, black beans polysaccharides and isoflavones etc. Calcium deficiency is common in China.If you don’t like milk or intolerant to milk, you can eat more calcium-rich beans such as black beans.
According to the traditional Chinese medicine’s statement, this recipe has many benefits to our body.For example it can cure the deficiency of the kidney, eliminates constipation, white hair etc.
Tiger Skin Eggs
Tiger Skin Eggs is a specific homemade Chinese food recipe that likes some small bomb. But trust me that it is the best way to help the eggs absorb the sauce. We use quail eggs to do this recipe. You can also use the chicken eggs to replace them.
Tiger Skin Quail Eggs (Chinese name call 虎皮鹌鹑蛋) is rich in lecithin and cephalin that has the function of brain health. You can have the ingredients everywhere. There are thousands of ways to make eggs but we think this one will never let you down.
Cordyceps Flower Pork Ribs Soup
Cordyceps Flower Pork Ribs Soup is made of cordyceps flower, pork ribs, goji berries, corn. Because it use the cordyceps flower as its ingredients that can take more benefits to our body.
Cordyceps flower (also known as cordyceps militaris) is an edible fungus with extremely high nutritional value. But it is different from the precious cordyceps sinensis. Cordyceps flowers is usually used in cold salads or soups and is very delicious and easily chewable.
According to research, cordyceps flower is a natural product with effective anti-cancer activity. It can inhibit the experimental and spontaneous metastasis of colonies in lung tumor models. At the same time, it can also fight against diabetes, improve immunity, anti-aging and antioxidant effects. If you like to watch video explanation about this food, you can watch it below.
According traditional Chinese medicine, it shows that this flower has the effect of regulating the body’s Yin-Yang system, benefiting the liver and kidney, replenishing the essence, and can stop cough and phlegm. The key is that the price of this flower is wallet-friendly price for average person. So, you would find that it is used in many Chinese food recipes like this chicken soup.
Pork Liver Soup
Pork Liver Soup is a famous traditional Chinese dish. This soup has the function of blood nourishing, moistening, and smoothing intestines.
Pork liver is the liver of a pig. The liver is an important organ in the animal body to store nutrients and detoxify. It is rich in nutrients and is one of the most ideal blood tonifying products. It has the functions of tonifying liver and improving eyes, nourishing blood, nutrition, health care, and can be used for the treatment of blood deficiency and wilting, night blindness, red eyes, edema, beriberi, and other diseases.
Spinach has the functions of nourishing blood and hemostasis, benefiting the internal organs, promoting blood circulation, quenching thirst and intestines, nourishing yin and calming the liver, and assisting digestion. It is used to treat high blood pressure, headache, dizziness, wind, and fire red eyes, diabetes, constipation, and other diseases. Paired with eye-catching pork liver, the taste is delicious and nutritious.
So this soup includes the benifits of pork live and spinach. If you love to eat pork live, it can be a great choice to cook it at home.
Simple Eel Fried Rice
Maybe most of you will confuse with the Eel Fried Rice and Unagi Fried Rice. But they are the same eel but live in different water. Unagi is the fresh-water eel. So if you have learned how to make ell fried rice, you will also know how to the other one.This recipe is very simple and easy to make it at home.
Coconut Chicken Soup
Chinese coconut chicken soup is a famous local flavor dish. The main ingredients are coconut, coconut water, chicken, pork ribs, goji berries, etc. This soup is also a women’s exclusive beauty soup. It has the functions of tonifying kidney, brain, blood, and spirit, and nourishing skin.
Fried Seafood Mushroom Recipe
Most people like seafood mushrooms which are white, rich in the flesh, delicate in taste, fragrant , and delicious. Some family eats at least twice a week. There are many ways to cook seafood mushrooms likes stir-fry, soup, hot pot, stuffing, and marinade. Today our seafood mushroom recipe is frying it with pork loin. We can fry it with many types of meat like chicken, beef, etc. You can choose your favorite meat to do it. This good Chinese food recipe is a very deliciou if you like to eat seafood mushroom.
Braised Pig Ears
Maybe most of you never heard that the pig ear can be eaten. But it is a delicious Chinese snack and you can see it in many Chinese street food stores.
The pig ear contains protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamin, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and so on, which has the effect of invigorating the spleen and stomach. It is suitable for people with deficiency of Qi (Qi is the professional term in traditional Chinese medicine and is a very delicate substance with strong vitality in the human body and is one of the basic substances that constitute the human body and maintain human life activities.) and blood and a weak body to eat.
Chinese Spicy Crayfish Recipe: Mala Long Xia(麻辣小龙虾)
Our Chinese spicy crayfish recipe is good for you if you like to eat spicy crayfish. Crawfish is rich in nutrients, and its meat is soft and easy to digest. It is an excellent food for people who are weak and need to be nursed after an illness. Crawfish is also rich in magnesium. Magnesium plays an important role in regulating heart activity and can protect the cardiovascular system.
It can reduce the cholesterol content in the blood, prevent arteriosclerosis, and at the same time dilate the coronary arteries, which helps prevent hypertension and myocardial infarction. Crayfish has a strong milk-passing effect and is rich in phosphorus and calcium, which is especially beneficial to children and pregnant women.
Crayfish has taken China by storm in the past decade or so and become a very popular Chinese snack when crayfish is on the market in the summertime. Spicy crayfish dishes are popular across the country to pair with beer on summer nights. This Chinese street food recipe will help you make a very delicious crayfish.
Bamboo Fungus Soup
Our bamboo fungus recipe uses bamboo fungus and pork bone to cook bamboo fungus soup (竹荪排骨汤). It is a nutritious soup that has the functions of lowering blood pressure, lowering blood lipids, tonifying qi and moistening the lung. Although it is Chinese food pork recipe but it don’t have many calorie because we use pork bone to cook.
Bamboo fungus (also called bamboo pith, phallus indusiatus, Chinese name is 竹荪) is a traditional Chinese medicine that also is used to treat lung deficiency, hot cough, laryngitis, dysentery, leucorrhea, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia. But it also can be used to cook nutritious food. That is why we use it to cook this soup today. In general, we use dried bamboo fungus to cook disheThis recipe is simple and convenient that can perfectly retain the umami of the ingredients themselves. It is very delicious and attractive.
Chinese Pork Intestine Recipe
The Chinese pork intestine recipe, as the name indicates, that the main ingredient is pig large intestine or pork intestine. We use pork intestine to on behalf of “pig large intestine” or “pig intestine” in our recipe. Maybe it is the hardest Chinese recipe to accept if you first to China. But trust me, it will be also the most unforgettable Chinese food that you have eaten. Of course, we talk about the delicious taste, not the serious taste.
We provide a detailed braised and detailed fried tutorial for you. You can choose to watch the detailed youtube video to learn or the detailed recipe below. Once you have the time and courage, it is easy to get the great braised pork recipe Chinese food for your family.
Winter Melon Soup With Barley Soup
Many people don’t know why they need winter melon soup with barley (冬瓜薏米汤) in summer. Most of them not only like slim body but also want to looks good in clothes. It is indeed a plus item of image temperament if you are symmetrical. When the summer is coming, nine out of ten women shout to lose weight to fit the new clothes.
If you are looking for the best way to control your weight, we advise you to try this winter melon barley soup. Winter melon, also known as wax gourd, ash gourd, white gourd, winter gourd, tallow gourd, ash pumpkin is known to be a neutral and slightly ‘cooling’ food in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The propanol diacid contained in winter melon can effectively inhibit the conversion of sugar into fat. In addition, winter melon itself does not contain fat and is not high in calories, which is of great significance for preventing obesity and helping bodybuilding.
The unsaturated fatty acids and polysaccharides containing hydroxyl in barley have hypoglycemic and lipid-lowering effects, which are commonly used in the clinical treatment of diabetes. We think it is the best Chinese soup for summer.