Star Anise and Ginger Braised Chicken

This simple, one-pot stovetop braise melds the intoxicating and inimitable aroma of soy, citrus, ginger, and star anise. But don’t take our word for it…

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 24

Change Your Fortune Cookies

Try your hand at homemade fortune cookies that you can stuff with you own zany fortunes. Feel your luck changing already?

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 1

Szechuan Spice-Rubbed Pork

For this easy-peasy Weeknight Winner™, a kicky mix of Szechuan pepper, black pepper, and nutmeg is rubbed over a pork butt then all is deliciously roasted.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5

Christmas, Jewish-Style: Chinese Food & Movies

For many Jewish families, Christmas holds its own beloved tradition: Chinese food followed by a movie.

Chinese Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 14

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6

Grilled Five-Spice Chicken

Vastly popular at Vietnamese restaurants, grilled five-spice chicken is easy to make at home. Lemongrass, ginger, soy and fish sauces add zing to the dish.

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  • 35 M
  • 8 H, 20 M
  • 0

Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken is one of the most beloved Chinese recipes in America. Dark meat, snap peas, carrots, and cashews are seared then tossed in a silky sauce.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 3

Pho | Vietnamese Comfort Food

Writer and cookbook author Mai Pham reminiscences about her childhood in Vietnam and one of its beloved comfort foods, pho, or beef noodle soup.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 10 M
  • 12

Grabbing the Tiger by the Tail

With a baby due on the first day of the Year of the Tiger, writer Patricia Tanumihardja finds ways of mixing and matching traditions.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1

Squash Pancakes

We quite fancy these unexpected and exceptional little lovelies, which juxtapose sweet and salty, crisp and tender.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Hunan Hot-and-Spicy Shrimp

Shrimp are tossed in a peppery mix then seared in a reach-for-the-fire-extinguisher-hot sauce of chiles, ginger, garlic, and shallots.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 5

Slow-Cooked Pork Belly

Two different cooking techniques—steaming and then braising—ensure that this Chinese-style pork belly (fresh bacon) is amazingly tender.

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  • 40 M
  • 5 H, 40 M
  • 0

Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup

This popular Burmese chicken coconut soup features noodles doused in a mild curry sauce with a consistency that’s somewhere between soup and gravy. Delish.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 5
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