Road Trips

10 Chinese Recipes for Scenic Drives

Drew Glover • March 24, 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. General Tso's Chicken
General Tso's Chicken
Quick and easy General Tso's chicken recipe.
2. Chinese Braised Tofu with Ground Pork
Chinese Braised Tofu with Ground Pork
This dish is a Chinese home style dish that goes perfect with rice and is easy to make and it is also a great way to get tofu into your diet.
3. General Tso's Chicken
General Tso's Chicken
Ubiquitous in North American Chinese restaurants, General Tso's Chicken often involves deep-fried chicken served with a sweet and spicy sauce that has a sodium content rivalling the Dead Sea. Tangy, spicy, and infused with crispy vegetables, this reincarnation is much lighter and fresher tasting. Making General Tso's Chicken at home is also much easier and quicker than you'd think!
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Chinese Eggplant with Pork
Chinese Eggplant with Pork
This Chinese comfort food is braised in a flavorful liquid mixture of rice wine, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, water, and black pepper. The recipe for this dish comes from Taipei and is cooked in the style of the Hakka people of China. Come join chef and author Linda Lau Anusasananan in this Grokker Premium video as she shows you how to prepare this delightful main course that is ready to serve in less than 20 minutes.
8. Healthy Broccoli Beef
Healthy Broccoli Beef
A Chinese takeout classic made at home. Linda's healthy broccoli beef recipe can be made in less time than it would take to pack the kids into the car and drive to the nearest Chinese restaurant. In this video, you'll learn not just how to make broccoli beef, but how to present this traditional side dish as a main course centerpiece.
9. Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork Stir Fry
Sweet and Sour Pork
In this homestyle version of sweet and sour pork, Linda Anusasananan transforms a restaurant favorite into a light and refreshing meal perfect for anytime of the year. This traditional Chinese dish can be served as a main course or a part of any multi-course meal.
10. Egg Foo Young
Egg Foo Young
This dish is an old-fashioned Chinese classic. Egg foo young is an omelette dish consisting of patties fashioned from vegetables, seafood or meat, and bound together with eggs. Make them for your family or kids, using bits of leftovers. To create your own version, you will need a ratio of ~1 1/4 cups of cooked meat and vegetables for every three eggs. Double the recipe, if you like. Hakka Expert Linda Anusasananan shares this easy and fun recipe in this Grokker Premium video.
More In This Topic
Chinese Fried Anchovies
Alex Ong
Start With Grokker Today
Unlimited access to an unparalleled variety of at-home workouts, yoga, and more
No hassle, cancel any time