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!Crispy Chinese Spice Beef
1. Crispy Chinese Spice Beef
This dish is ideal for a light meal over the summer months: quick to cook, refreshing to eat and some well-balanced, oriental flavours. Not only that but it's gluten-free and lacto-free as well!
2. Hakka Chinese Noodles with Pork & Mushroom Sauce
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.
3. Spicy Sichuan Green Beans with Ground Pork
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. Easy Kung Pao Chicken
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 deliciousspicy Sichuan favorite.
5. 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. Special Fried Rice Recipe
This is always a common and popular choice when ordering from a chinese menu and we thought we'd share our version of this favourite that you can recreate at home.
7. Chinese Chicken & Cucumber 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 Vegetarian Dumplings for Meat Lovers
From wrapper selection and folding technique, to ensure your filling remains intact though the entire cooking process, Chef Alex will demonstrate the complete making of these simple yet delectable vegetable dumplings and their accompanying sauce. With the aromatic combination of garlic, ginger, soy, sesame oil and a few secret ingredients, these dumplings will both impress and delight. In this Grokker Premium video Chef Alex Ong of San Francisco's Betelnut Restaurant showcases a vegetable dumpling that even your most ardent meat eater will love.
9. 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.
10. Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce
Very simple, quick, and delicious vegetable dish that uses Chinese broccoli and oyster sauce to create a bright colorful green dish. Author of The Hakka Cookbook, Linda Lau Anusasananan shows another under 30 minute recipe in this Grokker Premium video.