Chinese

Bowl of cashew chicken with chunks of stir-fried chicken, carrots, sugar snap peas, celery, cashews

Cashew Chicken

One of the most beloved—and most commonly ordered—Chinese dishes in America, this quick stir-fry makes simple seem superlative.

  • (3)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 7
A rectangular plate with six Chinese chicken lettuce wraps and a bowl of extra filling beside it.

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions take a bath in ginger and soy sauce before being wrapped with butter lettuce leaves. Did we mention on the table in 20 minutes?

  • (4)
  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 10
A brown ceramic bowl filled with mapo tofu.

Mapo Tofu

Comfort food of a different sort. The sort with a spicy, tingling, almost numbing awesomeness that we can’t seem to get enough of whatever the day of the week or time of the year.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Szechuan spice-rubbed pork loin covered with ground Szechuan peppercorns, condiments on the side

Szechuan Spice-Rubbed Pork

For this embarrassingly easy roast, a tingling rub of Szechuan pepper, black pepper, and nutmeg (yes, nutmeg) coats pork butt before it’s roasted to tender incredibleness.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 7
A white rectangular platter filled with keto beef and broccoli and sprinkled with sesame seeds with a pair of chopsticks resting on the edge of the platter.

Keto Beef and Broccoli

A low-carb riff on your fave takeout that deprives you of nothing. In fact, we suspect you’ll like it even more than the classic.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Three pieces of steamed halibut with ginger and scallions on a blue rectangular plate with chopsticks on the side.

Steamed Halibut with Ginger

An elegant and easy riff on a classic Chinese technique that’s ideal for the fish-averse given that it’s quick and almost effortless.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
A blue-rimmed oval platter filled with Chairman Mao's red braised pork topped with sliced scallions and a serving spoon resting on the side.

Chairman Mao’s Red Braised Pork

An authentic Chinese dish that’s so sticky, so sweet, and so good, we’ve affectionately dubbed it “pork candy.”

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 4
A brown bowl filled with ginger and carrot stir-fry on a wooden mat.

Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

There’s nothing wallflowerish about this stir-fry, not with its gingery zing of tongue-tingling, sinus-clearing, tummy-settling ginger. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
A wok filled with kung pao chicken with two chopsticks on the edge

Kung Pao Chicken With Peanuts

The origins of Kung Pao (aka Gong Bao) chicken are murky, but the raves we’re hearing about this stir-fry of chicken, peanuts, and red chiles are resoundingly clear.

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  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 18
A white bowl filled with sichuan chili oil, with chiles and pepper flakes surrounding it

Sichuan Chile Oil

A tongue-tingling chile oil with a haunting and earthy and floral taste thanks to the dance of dried chiles, Sichuan peppers, cinnamon, cloves, and star anise.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
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