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10 Chinese Recipes with Garlic

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!Homemade Pot Stickers by Linda Anusasananan
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1. Homemade Pot Stickers with Ground Pork & Vegetables
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Linda Lau Anusasananan’s old family recipe for Chinese pot stickers is an impressive addition to any family gathering or dinner party. In this Grokker Premium video, Linda demystifies these delicious pan-fried dumplings, teaching you a couple different ways to roll out and fold and stuff your pot stickers with morsels of ground pork and vegetables.
2. 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.
3. Spicy Sichuan Green Beans with Ground Pork
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In restaurants, Sichuan green beans are typically deep-fried in oil. Linda’s simplified home recipe skips deep-frying for a healthier version of this classic dish. The beans are stir-fried until browned and blistered, then cooked with lively seasonings. With the large quantity of red chiles, the dish looks scorching hot. In fact, if you shake most of the seeds out of chiles, the effect of the chiles is relatively mild. The preserved vegetable or fermented black beans add an authentic, slightly fermented flavor, but is not essential. Omit the pork for a vegetarian version.
4. Steeped Chinese Ginger Chicken in Little Lettuce Cups
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This chicken recipe combines two easy recipes adapted from Linda’s book, The Hakka Cookbook, to make a fresh tasting first course or cool summer supper. The chicken is cooked using a no-fuss technique called steeping, which keeps it moist. The accompanying ginger sauce adds a delicate, refined flavor - the perfect compliment to the similarly sophisticated presentation in baby lettuce leaves.
5. 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.
6. Beef in Black Beans Stir-Fry
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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. Crispy Shrimp Chow Mein Recipe
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There is nothing better than prawns coated with something crispy. Usually its breadcrumbs, but we're using prawn crackers... a double whammy of prawn! We also crisp them up in the oven...much healthier than deep frying :) Our prawns are served with wok fried noodles and crunchy veg!
8. Stir-fried Beef and Onions
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With two different kinds of onions and a soy based marinate for the beef flank this dish has the perfect combination of flavors. Author of The Hakka Cookbook, Linda Lau Anusasananan shares one of her favorite recipes with the combination of beef and onion in this Grokker Premium video.
9. Chinese New Year Potsticker Dumplings 煎餃
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Enjoy this old family recipe for how to make Chinese pork dumplings. Perfect little parcels of flavour with a sticky bottom and a sweet & spicy sauce. Yum yum yum!
10. Hakka-Style Chinese Chow Mein with Shrimp
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This recipe was created by Hakka (Han Chinese) chefs in India for their Indian customers. It is very much like a basic Chinese chow mein or lo mein, except for the generous addition of fresh chiles and pepper. If you like it even hotter, serve with a small bowl of soy sauce, seasoned with minced fresh chiles. If you like it mild, leave out the chiles and reduce the black pepper. In this Grokker Premium video Linda demonstrates this recipe that she learned from Peter Tseng at Tangra Asian Fusion Cuisine in Queens, NY, where they call it Garlic Noodles.
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