Tang Yuan (Sweet Rice Balls with Black Sesame Filling)
An important and auspicious recipe to make during the Lantern Festival is Tang Yuan (汤圆), or Yuan Xiao (元宵). It's a food that symbolizes harmony and reunion.
Steamed Pork Patty with Preserved Vegetables
This Chinese steamed pork patty (or yook baeng) with Tianjin preserved vegetables (冬菜蒸肉饼) is a traditional, home-cooked Chinese comfort food recipe.
Instant Pot Braised Curry Beef
This braised curry beef is a traditional Chinatown recipe of tender braised beef made in a fraction of the time using an Instant Pot!
Japanese Superfood Miso Soup
This Superfood miso soup uses a homemade dashi stock made with dried kombu (kelp), shiitake mushrooms, and bonito flakes. Add soft tofu, lots of healthy spinach, scallions, and miso results in a much heartier miso soup than your favorite Japanese restaurant or sushi place.
Hong Kong Style Clay Pot Rice Bowl
Hong Kong Clay Pot Rice bowl is made with Chinese sausage and cured pork belly. This Cantonese clay pot rice bowl has a layer of crispy rice at the bottom!
Chinese Sausage Buns (Lop Cheung Bao)
Chinese Sausage Buns (Lop Cheung Bao) are a tasty throwback treat. These buns are made with sweet cured Chinese sausage wrapped in a fluffy steamed mantou.
Sichuan Boiled Fish (Shui Zhu Yu, 水煮鱼)
Sichuan Boiled Fish, or shui zhu yu, is a very popular dish in China's Sichuan specialty restaurants. This Sichuan boiled fish is heavy on the oil, Sichuan peppercorns, and dried red chili peppers, all used to flavor the delicate fresh fish filets at the center of this dish.
Chinese Shrimp Cakes
Shrimp cakes are popular in coastal cities in China where shrimp are plentiful. The key to a good shrimp cake is maintaining the shrimp’s natural flavor!
Taiwanese Pork Chop Plate: Full Recipe! | The Woks of Life
A Taiwanese pork chop plate is a thing of beauty. Our recipe has not just the juicy fried pork chop, but all the fixings, like the pickled mustard greens!
Chicken Corn Egg Drop Soup
Chicken Corn Egg Drop Soup is a Cantonese favorite, especially among Hong Kong-ers and has made its way into most Chinese takeout restaurant menus. They key to this egg drop soup is the added flavor of sweet corn.
Chicken Yakisoba: A Quick, Authentic Japanese Recipe | The Woks of Life
Chicken Yakisoba is a popular Japanese noodle stir-fry that's super easy to make at home. Our recipe also has a ton of fresh vegetables in it!
Tuna Tomato Pasta (Pantry Recipe!) | The Woks of Life
With just 9 simple pantry ingredients you probably already have and less than 30 minutes, this tuna tomato pasta recipe is packed with delicious flavor.
Korean Fried Chicken Tenders
These Korean fried chicken tenders are double-dipped in buttermilk and a spicy flour mixture. When served with a gochujang dipping sauce, they're perfect.
Salt and Pepper Shrimp
This salt and pepper shrimp recipe is a Cantonese dish that can be made at home with just a few ingredients––Sichuan peppercorns, green peppers, and garlic.
Shanghai-Style Braised Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou)
Shanghai-Style Braised Pork Belly (hong shao rou, 红烧肉) is a very famous dish in China. Everyone knows hong shao rou (red cooked pork) is a Shanghai favorite.
Salmon Teriyaki Bowls
Salmon Teriyaki over rice is one of my favorite Japanese-style dishes The caramelized teriyaki sauce combined with the tender, fatty salmon is a killer combination, and it’s easy to make at home.