Chinese Cuisine

10 Chinese Recipes with Cornstarch

Drew Glover • March 17, 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!Sichuan Hot & Sour Soup by Linda Anusasananan
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1. Sichuan Hot & Sour Soup: a Chinese Classic
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This Sichuan classic tingles with a peppery bite, tempered with a mellow tang. Thin slivers of meat and vegetable contribute contrasting textures to this velvety soup. Watch this Grokker Premium video to see Hakka Chinese chef Linda Lau Anusasananan's demonstration of how to prepare Hot & Sour Soup.
2. Healthy Chinese Cashew Chicken with Peas
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The combination of textures and mild flavors of this classic Cantonese favorite a invites a light and fresh experience. Make sure to use either the flat snow peas or the plumper sugar snap peas to maintain the textural diversity. Watch this Grokker Premium video to see Hakka Chinese chef Linda Lau Anusasananan's demonstration of how to prepare this delicious family meal.
3. Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork Stir Fry
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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.
4. Healthy Broccoli Beef
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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.
5. Easy Kung Pao Chicken
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This classic Chinese dish features a dark and pungent sauce, spiked with chiles, glazed chunks of chicken and crunchy peanuts. Break the chiles in half and shake out the seeds to remove some of their fire or leave the seeds in if you like it very hot. Sichuan peppercorns, aka wild pepper or prickly ash, adds a woody, citrusy aroma and tingly numbing sensation. Watch this Grokker Premium video to see Hakka Chinese chef Linda Lau Anusasananan's demonstration of how to prepare this delicious spicy Sichuan favorite.
6. General Tso's Chicken
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Quick and easy General Tso's chicken recipe.
7. Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe
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General Tso's Chicken is a delicious dish you'll find at most Chinese restaurants--and you can make the very same dish in your own kitchen at home. The chicken in this recipe is baked instead of deep fried, which is a little healthier and a lot less messier, if you're into that kinda thing.
8. General Tso's Chicken
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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!
9. Delicious Sweet and Sour Pork
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Simple and easy pork recipe that has Asian flavors and a sweetness from pineapple chunks.
10. How To Make Beef And Oyster Sauce
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Beef in Oyster Sauce is a much sought-after dish in Chinese restaurants today. Asian cooking instructor Chef VanRoo will show you step by step how to make this delicious dish in a wok or skillet right in your home kitchen. Her Beef and Oyster Sauce recipe is easy to make - and the ingredients can be found in the specialty food section of any large grocery store.
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