Category: Chinese Recipes

American Chopsuey

American Chopsuey

American Chopsuey is a famous Indian spin to Chinese cuisine and my favourite! Unable to find it here, I decided its time for homemade American Chopsuey. The dish is a healthy combination of chicken and vegetables coated in tangy, lightly spiced tomato sauce that is […]

Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki chicken was one of my favorites as a kid. The dish always reminds me of the Yum Yum Tree restaurant my family loved to visit. A Japanese delicacy, teriyaki is either grilled or broiled, glazed with sauce. I’ve pan-fried and made teriyaki sauce at […]

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

The first time I came across Orange Chicken, it sounded interesting but not really appetizing since I’m not fond of sweetness in my food. It looked delicious though, so I decided to try it at home. It was quite good and not as sweet as I […]

Crackling Spinach

Crackling Spinach

Crackling spinach is a very simple recipe, perfect as appetizers in parties or dinners. However, if perfectly fried and well seasoned, this dish can be beyond ordinary. Ingredients: 2 medium bunches spinach leaves ( Can be around 20- 25 leaves or depending on your desired […]

Schezwan Fried Rice

Schezwan Fried Rice

Here’s a favourite, spiced Indo-Chinese rice dish   Ingredients: 250 – 300 grams rice 2 tsp finely chopped garlic 1 onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots 1/2 cup chopped capsicums 1/2 cup finely chopped french beans 1/2 cup green peas (optional) 1/2 cup […]

Honey Sesame Potatoes

Honey Sesame Potatoes

        Ingredients: 3 potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into finger shape 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tsp. red chili sauce 2 tsp. tomato ketchup Salt to taste 1½ tbsp. oil For Sauce: 1 tbsp. tomato ketchup 1 tsp. red chili sauce 2 […]

Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken

  Marination: 2 boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2 inch strips 1 large egg 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1 pinch each salt & pepper Oil (for frying) Sauce: 2 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp water ½ Tbsp sesame oil 1½ Tbsp sugar 1½ Tbsp rice vinegar […]

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s chicken is one of my favourite orders when I’m at a Chinese restaurant, in addition to Kung Pao Chicken (I’ve a lot of favourites in Chinese cuisine 🙂 ). The name sounds like its recipe passed on by generations of an ancient dynasty […]

Lamb Stir Fry

Lamb Stir Fry

I’ve always wanted to experiment lamb in my Chinese cooking. In a way I prefer chicken and prawns when it comes to Chinese. The concept of lamb stir fry tickled my thoughts and here is what happened. I decided to make a stir fry with […]

Chinese Spring Rolls

Chinese Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are one of children’s favourite snacks, a simple-to-make and delicious-to-eat starter, and a common serve during Ramadan. I’ve written the method for preparing the spring roll wrappers as well. You can try adding different ingredients to the stuffing and exploring new flavours, because […]