8 of Our Favorite Grace Young Recipes

Our favorite Grace Young recipes encompass some of her most delish recipes–including that revelatory popcorn-in-a-wok idea of hers. She’s a darn wok genius, after all.

Bowl of stir-fried clams with chopped shallots, garlic, ginger, and chili flakes on bamboo
These stir-fried clams, a traditional Chinese recipe, are cooked in a wok or skillet with clam juice, bean sauce, soy sauce, shallots, garlic, ginger, and red-pepper flakes. Easy and quick, this comes together in 30 minutes.
Bowl of cashew chicken with chunks of stir-fried chicken, carrots, sugar snap peas, celery, cashews
This cashew chicken is close to the real Cantonese deal. It calls for chicken thighs, ginger, and garlic to be stir-fried with sugar snaps and carrots in a simple, barely there sauce made with rice vinegar and soy sauce. Done in 30 minutes. And darn near keto.
: Belle MorizioThis adaptation of beef and broccoli is a stir-fry staple that is easy to make. Soy sauce and rice wine carmelizes the meat on the wok.
Rice Noodles with Mushrooms and Ham
Rice noodles are quickly stir-fried with shiitakes, soy sauce, and sesame oil. An easy, satisfying weeknight meal.
A person holding a wok for making wok popcorn in front of their face.
Perfect wok popcorn is a technique that makes some of best popcorn we’ve ever had. All you need is a wok, some oil, and popcorn kernels. And these instructions on how to pop popcorn on the stove.
: Steven Mark Needham Of the many versions of kung pao chicken that I’ve eaten, this is one of my favorites. The dark, rich sauce clings to the chicken and peppers, with just an undertone of heat and aromatic flavor from the chilies and Sichuan peppercorns.
: Bobbi Lin If you’ve done your prep work, this easy stir-fry will be done in under ten minutes—and the kitchen will stay cool.
Bowl of stir-fried chunks of Chinese chicken, Sichuan peppercorns, celery, ginger, garlic
Chicken stir fry with sichuan peppercorns is a simple stir-fry of chicken, ginger, and chile peppers enveloped in an aromatic, velvety, mildly spiced Sichuan-style sauce.



  1. Grace’s recipes are fabulous. Her beef & broccoli is outstanding. I make it often. And lots of her others as well.

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