15 Real Chinese Food Recipes (2024)

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15 Real Chinese food recipes, perfect for cooking at home and even better than take-out! If you're looking for food like you get at your favorite Chinese restaurants then look no further.

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Usually, when looking at a Chinese cuisine there are so many options it can be hard to choose, even looking at a Chinese food buffet.

Chow mein, egg rolls, Kung Pao Chicken, Chinese dumplings - these are a few of my favorites.

I created the below list of recipes that are easy to cook at home because as you remember, during quarantine a lot of restaurants were closed and many of my friends expressed missing their favorite yummy Chinese food during that time, so here you go my friends.

Chī hǎo hē hǎo (which means Bon Appetite in Chinese). Time to try this at home:

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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.

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Oven Baked Crab Rangoons Recipe

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.

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10 Minute Simple Egg Fried Rice

This easy recipe comes together in under 10 minutes! Great for week nights.

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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. Yummy, sweet and with that sprinkling of sesame seeds we all love.

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Easy Beef and Broccoli

Beef and Broccoliis an easy Chinese stir-fry recipe you can make from home in 20 minutes- it’sBETTER than take-out, and much healthier! The sauce usesveryfew pre-made condiments, opting instead for lots of flavor from adding fresh ginger, orange zest and juice, and garlic.

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Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

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!

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Sweet and Sour Pork

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

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Ginger 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!

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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.

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One Pot Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

This one pot Chicken Lo Mein recipe can be a blessing! A super fast dish with only one pot to wash after!

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Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

Super Easy Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken. Cooked in a slightly sweet and tangy Chinese inspired sauce.

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Mongolian Beef

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!.

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5 Ingredient Orange Chicken

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.

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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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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 savory recipe! Perfect for a weeknight dinner or meal prep lunch!

You should also try this Pork Stir Fry Recipe - for those that like a pork stir fry this recipe is easy and delicious!

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