Forty Popular Chinese Recipes

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There are literally thousands of recipes in Chinese cuisine. Chinese people, whether through necessity or taste, eat almost anything and they will cook them in various ways including stir-frying, boiling, stewing, baking, steaming and more.


Here is a list of forty really popular Chinese dishes found in restaurants throughout the world. The top forty dishes in Taiwan, if there was such a thing, might not reflect the top forty in China and definitely wouldn’t reflect the top forty in America, Britain etc but these are universally popular almost everywhere.


Some of the recipes from this list are basic Chinese cooking recipes so they are suitable for anyone who is interested in Chinese cooking. These include basic fried rice which is a very basic fried rice recipe with just a few ingredients. If you learn how to cook this basic fried rice you can and will find yourself adding other ingredients in the future including chicken, ham or prawns. It’s just the same with chicken chow mein, it’s a fairly basic recipe to cook and once you’ve learnt how to cook it you can swap chicken with pork, seafood or beef and make varius kinds of chow mein.


For the sweet and sour dishes, you can also check my other post “Sweet and Sour Sauces”. This article introduces you to a few different kinds of sweet and sour sauces. You can make sweet and sour sauce from that article and store in a fridge or freezer. You can then use the sauce when you want to make some delicious sweet and sour pork, chicken or fish fillet. These dishes are quick and easy to make as well as delicious.