About Helen Chen

Helen Chen

Helen Chen is the founder of Helen’s Asian Kitchen, a widely distributed Asian cookware line, and the author of Helen Chen’s Chinese Home Cooking. Her mother, Joyce Chen, was a pioneering Chinese restaurateur and entrepreneur, and Helen served as the CEO of her mother’s company before launching her own business. Helen has become a leading authority on Chinese cuisine in her own right and gives lectures across the country.

Shrimp with Black Beans

Shrimp with Black Beans

For this classic Cantonese recipe, shrimp and fermented black beans are served in a sauce spiked with garlic, ginger, and scallions. A kid-friendly recipe.

Spicy Chungking Pork

A classic Chinese Sichuan recipe, this stir-fry douses tender pork with a spicy brown sauce fragrant with ginger and garlic.