9 Best Chinese New Years Eve Party Dinner Recipes

Planning to serve your guests a full meal? Here are popular Chinese recipes that will add something different to your New Year's Eve celebrations.

  • 01 of 09

    Sweet and Sour Pork

    Chinese style marinated pork
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    Pork is deep-fried twice to make it extra crispy, then stir-fried with pineapple and green bell peppers in a sweet and sour sauce.

  • 02 of 09

    Chow Mein

    Chicken Chow Mein
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    Chow mein or "fried noodles' originated in northern China. This chow mein recipe can be made with chicken, shrimp or pork. Choose also from Low-fat Baked Chicken Chow Mein or Tofu and Cashew Chow Mein, or Vegetarian Chow Mein.

  • 03 of 09

    Beef With Broccoli

    beef and broccoli with rice and tea
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    The secret to this recipe is cooking the beef in 1 cup of oil to seal in the juices and cooking the broccoli in water to make it crisp and tender.

  • 04 of 09

    Sesame Chicken

    Sesame Chicken
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    The popular restaurant dish—deep-fried chicken is coated with a tangy sweet and sour sauce and garnished with toasted sesame seeds.

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  • 05 of 09

    Kung Pao Chicken

    Kung Pao Chicken
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    This spicy Szechuan dish, made with chili peppers and peanuts, is named after a court official or "Kung Pao."

  • 06 of 09

    War Su Gai (Almond Boneless Chicken)

    Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner
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    In this Detroit specialty, batter-coated chicken is deep-fried and sprinkled with almonds.

  • 07 of 09

    Hot Pot

    Mongolian hot pot for two (Shoot Brief #11)
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    The Asian version of fondue consists of cooking food in a communal pot filled with a flavorful seasoned broth. Choose from Classic Mongolian Hot Pot With Lamb, Fondue Chinoise (Chinese Beef Fondue), or Mongolian Hot Pot With Chicken and Seafood.

  • 08 of 09

    Mu Shu Pork

    Mu Shu Pork Burrito
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    Strips of chicken are combined with a colorful array of vegetables to resemble a wooded forest scene.

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  • 09 of 09

    Take-out Style Ginger Beef

    Ginger Beef
    Ginger Beef. Getty Images/Lauri Patterson

    This famous dish consists of crispy pieces of beef that have been marinated in ginger juice. Hot chili oil lends extra heat to the sauce.