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10 Chinese Recipes for Plumbers

Drew Glover • May 13, 2015
Shanghai dumplings, stir-fry dishes, chow mein, noodles, stinky tofu, and Dongpo pork. The list goes on and on and your choice of dishes in endless. Watch and learn to make amazing Chinese dishes and share with the people you love!Low Fat General Tso's Chicken
1. Chinese Chicken Fried Rice with Tomato Chutney
Chicken Fried Rice
Fried rice with a twist! Our Expert Linda Lau Anusasananan shows how to make a fusion dish of Chinese fried rice with a fresh Indian chutney from the multicultural island of Mauritius. With leftover rice, see how easy it is to make this one-pan supper in this Grokker Premium video. The recipe comes from her book, The Hakka Cookbook - Chinese Soul Food from Around the World.
2. Low Fat General Tso's Chicken
Low Fat General Tso's Chicken
In this video, April prepares a light version of the popular Chinese take out dish, General Tso's Chicken. It is cooked with very little fat or sugar, but it still tastes fantastic! Next time you are craving take out, give this dish a try!s.
3. Asian Style Beef and Broccoli
Asian Style Beef and Broccoli
Watch this exciting lesson on how to make Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fried dish. It's simple, easy, quick and delicious! Give it a try!
4. Sweet 'n' Sour Chicken
Sweet 'n' Sour Chicken
The nation's favorite Chinese dish couldn't be easier or quicker to reproduce at home. Try and beat the takeaway, both on price and speed on sweet 'n' sour chicken.
5. Hakka Chinese Noodles with Pork & Mushroom Sauce
Hakka Noodles
This rustic comfort dish uses common Hakka ingredients–pork, mushrooms, and Chinese chives–to create a savory topping for a main course serving of noodles. The addition of dark soy sauce, which is aged and blended with molasses, imbues the noodles with an intense dark, deep, rich taste and color, making it a unique, filling dish to serve for family and guests after a long day.
6. Beef in Black Beans Stir-Fry
Beef in Black Beans Stir-Fry
This is probably one of the first dishes that crosses your mind when thinking of Chinese takeaway. We show you how to use your leftover roast beef to create an easy homemade version complete with egg fried rice.
7. Chinese Chicken & Cucumber Stir Fry
Chinese Chicken Stir Fry
This tasty chicken dish is perfect for a quick meal - it's easy to prepare and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. The recipe includes a flavorful mix of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and chicken, stir-fried with cucumber and chiles. In this Grokker Premium video learn from noted chef and author Linda Lau Anusasananan how to prepare this dish from her friend Fah Liong, a Hakka from Indonesia. The Hakka are known as the nomads of China.
8. Chinese Glazed Spare Ribs
Chinese Glazed Spare Ribs
These ribs are sweet and savory, and easy to make. The ribs are marinated in a delicious Hoisin-based sauce, which also acts as a final glaze to give the ribs a sweet shiny finish. Hoisin sauce, which is made from ground fermented soy beans, sugar, and spices, imbues the marinade with a savory depth of flavor and the soy sauce and honey in the marinade add sweet and salty accents. Allow at least 2 hours, or better yet overnight, for the meat to soak up the flavors. Watch all of Linda's Grokker Premium videos for delicious recipes made in the style of the Hakka people of China.
9. Chinese Pork Belly Recipe
Chinese Pork Belly Recipe
Pork belly is being used more and more often. It's cheap and tastes amazing...what's not to like? You might think it's difficult to cook perfectly but we make it foolproof with this recipe. You don't often see potatoes in Chinese cooking, but flavoured with sesame and soy they fit perfectly in this dish!
10. Prawn Toast
Prawn Toast
Chinese food has become a staple takeaway meal, and why not? It's fantasically delicious! Levi Roots joins us in the kitchen to cook our sesame prawn toast recipe, which is smothered with prawns and served with a fresh, zingy beansprout salad. This will beat the Chinese takeaway every time!
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