22 Chinese Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Craving Chinese food? Try these easy, delish recipes instead of doing takeout.
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Gingery Chicken Fried Rice

Gingery Chicken Fried Rice

Who doesn't love chicken fried rice? Make yours in just 20 minutes total with this recipe.

Recipe: Try our Gingery Chicken Fried Rice

Chinese Pork Dumpling Soup

chinese pork dumpling soup

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to order in to have authentic-tasting dumpling soup! Make yours for just $3 per serving.

Recipe: Try our Chinese Pork Dumpling Soup

Szechuan Pork Noodles with Bok Choy

Szechuan Pork Noodles with Bok Choy

Cook the pork with the yummy spices and bok choy in one pan, and then add cooked pasta. Voila!

Recipe: Try our Szechuan Pork Noodles with Bok Choy

Classic Mu Shu Pork

classic mu shu pork

This dish originated in Northern China and is a favorite staple in American Chinese restaurants. Make your own at home in just 30 minutes!

Recipe: Try our Classic Mu Shu Pork

Spicy Sesame Noodles

Spicy Sesame Noodles

Don't settle for plain, boring noodles. Load up on the spice!

Recipe: Try our Spicy Sesame Noodles

Stir-Fry Veggies with Ginger-Almond Pesto

Stir-Fry Veggies with Ginger-Almond Pesto

You don't need meat to have a delish stir-fry. The ginger-almond pesto in this dish will do just the trick!

Recipe: Try our Stir-Fry Veggies with Ginger-Almond Pesto

Glazed Sesame Chicken with Mushrooms & Bok Choy

glazed sesame chicken with mushrooms and bok choy

How beautiful is the glaze on that bird?! It tastes just as good as it looks.

Recipe: Try our Glazed Sesame Chicken with Mushrooms & Bok Choy

Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung Pao Shrimp

The peanuts in this shrimp & rice meal add a nice nutty taste and crunchy texture.

Recipe: Try our Kung Pao Shrimp

Baked Egg Rolls

Baked Egg Rolls

For a healthier take on an egg roll, try baking instead of frying them. You still get the same satisfying crunch, but without all the grease.

Recipe: Try our Baked Egg Rolls

Garlic-Ginger Chicken with Green Beans, Peppers & Peanuts

garlic-ginger chicken with green beans peppers & peanuts

This garlic-ginger-sesame sauce is so tasty, you're going to want to put it on more than just the chicken. It's great on plain rice, meats, and veggies.

Recipe: Try Rach's Garlic-Ginger Chicken with Green Beans, Peppers & Peanuts

Plum-Sauce Pork or Chicken Lettuce Wraps

plum-sauce pork or chicken lettuce wraps

Want a carb-free, but still filling, hearty meal? These flavorful lettuce wraps should be your go-to.

Recipe: Try our Plum-Sauce Pork or Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Hoisin-Glazed Salmon Noodle Bowls

Hoisin-Glazed Salmon Noodle Bowls

If you're not much of a beef-eater, try this hoisin-glazed salmon.

Recipe: Try our Hoisin-Glazed Salmon Noodle Bowls

Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice

Turn your leftover pulled pork into a delish Chinese dish in just a few easy steps.

Recipe: Try our Pork Fried Rice

Gingery Wonton Soup

gingery wonton soup

You'd be surprised just how filling wonton soup is—it makes for the perfect lunch or dinner serving.

Recipe: Try our Gingery Wonton Soup

Chinese Short Ribs

chinese short ribs

This meat is so tender, it'll fall right off the bone.

Recipe: Try our Chinese Short Ribs

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry with Sesame Noodles

ginger chicken stir-fry with sesame noodles

It's hard to say no to this ginger-sesame noodle dinner.

Recipe: Try our Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry with Sesame Noodles

Hoisin Beef with Chinese Five-Spice

Hoisin Beef with Chinese Five-Spice

Five-spice is a classic Chinese powder used for everything from meat to cocktails. It's a must-have for the spice drawer!

Recipe: Try our Hoisin Beef with Chinese Five-Spice

Pork & Scallion Wontons

Pork & Scallion Wontons

Make these delish wontons as a snack or to serve as an appetizer. They only require six ingredients and take a short prep and cook time.

Recipe: Try our Pork & Scallion Wontons

Shrimp & Snap Pea Stir-Fry

Shrimp & Snap Pea Stir-Fry

Get this tasty Chinese dinner on the table in just 20 minutes.

Recipe: Try our Shrimp & Snap Pea Stir-Fry

Tingly Szechuan Pepper Beef Noodles

tingly szechuan pepper beef noodles

This dish is great to bring to a pot-luck as a side, or even a main!

Recipe: Try our Tingly Szechuan Pepper Beef Noodles

Ginger-Tofu Rice Bowl

ginger-tofu rice bowl

Vegetarians: this is rice bowl for you!

Recipe: Try our Ginger-Tofu Rice Bowl

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Make everyone's favorite flavorful chicken in just 30 minutes. Pile it on rice, noodles, or just veggies!

Recipe: Try our Sweet & Sour Chicken