15 easy Chinese food recipes, perfect for cooking at home and even better than take-out!
Usually, when looking at a Chinese food menu there are so many options it can be hard to choose, even looking at a Chinese food buffet. I created this list of recipes that are easy to cook at home because right now during quarantine a lot of restaurants are closed and so many of my friends have expressed missing their favorite yummy Chinese food, so here you go my friends. Chī hǎo hē hǎo (which means Bon Appetite in Chinese):
Instant Pot Egg Drop Soup
Egg Drop Soup is actually one of my husband’s favorite foods from the local Chinese restaurant. This is a really easy and fast Instant Pot Version.
So the earlier appetizer was James’ favorite, this Crab Rangoon is mine! I just love the creamy melt in your mouth filling in these things.
Egg Fried Rice
This easy recipe comes together in under 10 minutes! Great for week nights.
Aren’t these easy Chinese food recipes?
Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice
Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice is a fast and easy one-pot meal. With simple ingredients like rice, chicken, egg, carrots and peas, your family will love this savoury recipe! Perfect for a weeknight dinner or meal prep lunch!
Baked Honey Sesame Chicken
Skip the Chinese take-out and try this easy homemade version instead. It tastes even better than your favorite restaurant dish
Beef and Broccoli
Beef and Broccoli is an easy Chinese stir-fry recipe you can make from home in 20 minutes- it’s BETTER than take-out, and much healthier! The sauce uses very few pre-made condiments, opting instead for lots of flavor from adding fresh ginger, orange zest and juice, and garlic.
Instant Pot Cashew Chicken is a delicious version of the popular Chinese dish so many of us know and love. With a savory sauce, tender chunks of chicken, and lots of veggies. This pressure cooker cashew chicken recipe is very versatile to change up however you like!
Sweet and Sour Pork
This Sweet and Sour Pork is even better than the overly sauced, greasy take out kind. Tender chunks of pork are pan fried crispy on the outside, then added to sauteed onions, peppers, and fresh pineapple in a homemade sweet and sour sauce
Ginger and Garlic Bok Choy Stir Fry
Ginger Garlic Bok Choy Stir Fry is an easy way to add dark leafy greens to your diet. You will love the refreshing zesty flavors of this quick 10 minutes -7 ingredients recipe. This succulent Stir Fry is Vegan, Gluten and Soy free, Paleo, Whole30, Keto and low carb!
Chicken Lo Mein
This one pot Chicken Lo Mein recipe can be a blessing! A super fast dish with only one pot to wash after!
Chinese Pepper Steak
Easy Chinese pepper steak recipe! tender strips of beef stir-fried with bell peppers and coated in tasty dark sauce. A delicious Chinese stir fry that is ready in less than 30 minutes and better than takeout.
General Tso Chicken
Super Easy Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken. Cooked in a slightly sweet and tangy Chinese inspired sauce.
Copycat 30 Minute Mongolian Beef is inspired by PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef. Tender flank steak fried and tossed in a thick Asian inspired sauce. Way better than takeout!
Make an amazing orange chicken sauce to put over your baked chicken. You can literally prepare this meal in under 10 minutes (not including cooking chicken). If you are looking for a meal that everyone will love including the kids this is the one.
Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry
There’s nothing easier and quicker for a weeknight dinner than making a stir fry. Chicken and broccoli stir fry paired with steamed rice is one of our go-to meals for dinner during the week.
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