A collection of Chinese recipes that are most popular among Red House Spice blog readers. Discover the list and try cooking some yourself!
Seeking inspiration for cooking authentic Chinese food? Why not start by exploring the Top 20 Recipes that captivated my blog readers? Scroll down to discover which ones you want to try next!
A crowd-pleasing dish with a powerful blend of aromas and flavors: savory, umami, nutty, garlicky, oniony, peppery, and sweet.
💬 “Delicious recipe and so easy to prepare! Will definitely be adding this to my future-to-cook-again list.”
A long-lasting, flavorsome sauce that can be used for seasoning many dishes, including stir-fries, steamed meat/fish, dipping sauces, noodle dressings, and more.
💬 “My family loves this and we put this on nearly everything that needs a bit of heat to give it a little kick. This sauce has claimed a permanent spot in our fridge!”
A tangy, glossy soup filled with diverse flavors and textures, this dish is a must try classic. Learn pro tips to cook it in the authentic way!
💬 “This is the best hot & sour soup recipe by far…I have tried at least 20 over the years. Thank you for such a great and easy recipe.“
13. Steamed Eggs
A popular breakfast dish made with minimal ingredients, this recipe introduces an optimal ratio for producing the perfect texture.
💬 “Thank you for this simple, no fuss and easy to understand egg dish. I tried it and followed the recipe to the T. It worked out beautifully – just silky smooth.”
A beginner-friendly recipe that provides a well-balanced condiment ratio, an approachable cooking method, and delivers a restaurant standard result.
💬 “Made this recipe a few times now, and I find it better than the restaurant’s sweet and sour ribs. These are less sweet and sooo good.”
An informative guide to homemade scallion pancakes, this layered Chinese flatbread is loved for its super crispy, flaky texture and its oniony, aromatic taste.
💬 “Amazing recipe!! well-written and easy to follow, especially for someone who has never made it before.”
Inspired by the famous Hainanese chicken rice, this easy one-pot recipe stands out for its simple approach and delectable flavors.
💬 “Brilliant take on classic Hainanese chicken rice. Instructions were perfect in the dish, much simpler to execute, then the classic but equally satisfying.”
If you could only try one dish while exploring the street food of Sichuan cuisine, this is the one I’d recommend. You will surely be amazed at how delicious it is!
💬 “I’ve been making this recipe so much – it’s so good and versatile! You can switch out the meat with vegetarian options if you want and the flavor still shines.”
Tender chicken braised in a richly flavored broth, this traditional delicacy can be prepared using an approachable, less labor-intensive method.
💬 “So simple and yet with such authentic flavour. I had never thought that Chinese cooking could be so easy. You have made it easy and your recipes are a joy to follow, not to mention the eating part afterwards.”
Pork belly chunks are braised with soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, and spices to create a complex taste. And the skin becomes gelatinous and melt easily in your mouth.
💬 “This was THE most delicious thing! I bought pork with the skin on as suggested and after cooking it was so juicy and tender!”
A legendary dish made easy, this recipe doesn’t require any special equipment or advanced skill. But it still tastes so satisfying!
💬 “This recipe far exceeded my expectations!! I lived in China for four years and never expected to come anywhere close to reproducing Beijing duck at home. But to my shock, this duck was truly fantastic.”