Omnivore's Cookbook Modern Chinese Recipes Mon, 30 Oct 2023 03:04:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Lanzhou Beef Noodle Soup (兰州拉面) Sun, 29 Oct 2023 12:33:00 +0000 Lanzhou beef noodle soup close up

Lanzhou beef noodle soup features springy noodles, melt-in-your-mouth beef, a bit of homemade fresh chili oil, and a rich broth. It’s a simple dish but you can’t help but wonder about the magical power of a plain bowl of beef noodles. What is Lanzhou beef noodle soup Lanzhou beef noodle soup, or Lanzhou La Mian ...]]> 41
Sichuan Dry Fried Green Beans (干煸四季豆) Wed, 25 Oct 2023 11:00:00 +0000 Sichuan dry fried green beans in a plate

Sichuan dry fried green beans feature blistered green beans tossed with a savory aromatic sauce, making this dish too good to pass up! It’s an addictive side dish and substantial enough to serve as a main. {Vegan Adaptable, Gluten Free Adaptable} Sichuan dry fried green beans, or Gan Bian Si Ji Dou (干煸四季豆), is a ...]]> 74
Lion’s Head Pork Meatballs (狮子头) Sun, 22 Oct 2023 13:52:00 +0000 Steamed lion’s head meatballs

An authentic Lion’s head meatball recipe that uses breadcrumbs, water chestnuts, and aromatics to make super light, fluffy and juicy meatballs that are bursting with flavor. Chinese pork meatballs are also called lion’s head (狮子头, shi zi tou). They feature tender, moist, and light meatballs with a savory taste. This dish is a staple food ...]]> 132
Pork and Chive Dumplings (猪肉韭菜水饺) Thu, 19 Oct 2023 12:00:00 +0000 Boiled pork and chive dumplings close up

Pork and chive dumplings are one of the most popular types of dumplings in Northern China. The filling is made with juicy pork, bursting with an intense savory flavor of garlic chives, and boiled until tender and hearty. Growing up in Beijing, pork and chive dumplings are one of the most popular types, along with ...]]> 0
Kung Pao Shrimp (宫爆虾球) Sun, 15 Oct 2023 12:25:00 +0000 Kung pao shrimp with pepper served in a plate

Authentic tasting kung pao shrimp featuring tender juicy shrimp cooked with a spicy, sweet, sour and savory sauce with crunchy pepper and peanuts. Colorful, satisfying, and bursting with well-balanced spiciness, it is the dish you need to whip up for dinner tonight! {Gluten-Free adaptable} Although kung pao chicken is the one of the most popular ...]]> 6
Chinese Fish Congee (生滚鱼片粥) Thu, 12 Oct 2023 12:03:00 +0000 Sheng gun yu pian zhou

Soothe your soul with the comforting silkiness of Chinese fish congee. The delightful texture finished with tender slices of fish is the perfect way to add a satisfying side dish to your dinner table. {Gluten-Free adaptable}  Congee of any kind is one of my ultimate comfort foods, though as someone who loves seafood, fish congee ...]]> 1
Shredded Potato Stir Fry (酸辣土豆丝) Sat, 07 Oct 2023 12:00:00 +0000 Suan La Tu Dou Si

Shredded potato stir fry is a simple yet satisfying side dish that pairs well with lots of meals. The potatoes are cooked until crispy, then mixed with spicy chili peppers, powerful black vinegar, and a touch of sugar. Try out this recipe to enjoy potatoes in a new way! {Vegan-Adaptable} Shredded potato stir fry is ...]]> 11
Cantonese Chicken Egg Roll (广式鸡肉春卷) Wed, 04 Oct 2023 12:36:00 +0000 Cantonese style chicken egg rolls close up

These chicken egg rolls are crispy on the outside and filled with a tasty, textured filling of chicken, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, and carrots. Learn how to make chicken egg rolls from scratch in no time at all! In China, we actually call these egg rolls “Chun Jian” (春卷), which directly translate to spring rolls. But ...]]> 14
Shacha Chicken (沙茶炒鸡) Mon, 02 Oct 2023 18:22:20 +0000 Easy stir fried chicken with shacha sauce

Shacha chicken stir fry is a fun dish with a ton of umami you can put together in 20 minutes for a quick dinner, featuring tender chicken cooked in a bold seafoody tasting sauce. {Gluten-Free Adaptable} If you’ve never heard of shacha chicken, you’re going to wish you knew about it sooner. Using a special ...]]> 0
Sichuan Spicy Wonton in Chili Oil (红油抄手) Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:30:00 +0000 Hong you chao shou

An authentic spicy wonton in chili oil recipe that yields tender wontons smothered in the most scrumptious sauce that is spicy, savory and sweet, just like the street food you’d get in Sichuan.   Spicy wonton in chili oil, also known as Hong You Chao Shou (红油抄手) in Chinese, is a traditional dim sum from Sichuan. ...]]> 47