Top 10 Chinese Foods Everyone Will Love
Chinese food is famous for its colors, aromatic flavors and the variety of its regional cuisines and ingredients. Here we selected the 10 most popular Chinese food recipes to please your tongue and stomach, all these foods are easy to make at home.
1. Red-Braised Pork 红烧肉
Red-braised pork is one of the most common Chinese dishes. The ingredients are very simple just with some belly pork and seasonings that may include sugar, soy sauce, Shaoxing wine and spices. You can serve the pork with rice, noodles and daikon. This dish tastes even better the next day.
2. Fried Peanuts 油炸花生米
This delicious snack is quick and easy to make. Peanuts are stir fried with oil, until golden and then mixed with spicy tangy seasoning. In China the salty, spicy fried peanuts are usually served as a side dish or snack.
3. Braised Tofu 红烧豆腐
4. Cucumber with soybean paste 黄瓜蘸酱
5. Roast Duck 烤鸭
The roasted duck can cut down drastically on the amount of fat in the duck. Usually you will eat the sliced roast duck served with soybean paste, shredded cucumber and spring onion and thin pancake. The most famous roast duck is Peking duck.
6. Chinese Mitten Crab 大闸蟹
This dish is made from Chinese Mitten Crab (or named hairy crab), one sort of the freshwater crab in China. Steaming is the most classical way to cook it. Steamed crabs take on an orange color and taste fresh and delicious.
7. Chicken soup 鸡汤
A big pot of chicken soup is popular around China. Typical Chinese chicken soup is made from old hens and is seasoned with ginger, scallions, black pepper, soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil. The soup is then boiled for hours on slow fire and they do taste good and soothing.
8. Potato with vinegar flavor 醋溜土豆丝
This dish is one of the popular home-style dishes in China; it tastes salty, sour and crisp. It is simple to cook but needs patience and skill to shred all of the ingredients. Potato with vinegar flavor can help lower blood pressure and prevent blockages in the arteries.
9. Scrambled eggs with tomatoes 西红柿炒鸡蛋
10. Fish-Flavored Shredded Pork 鱼香肉丝
Fish-Flavored Shredded Pork is an eye-catching, colorful dish that tastes sweet, sour, salty, sweet, fresh and delicious. Actually there’s absolutely not a whit of fish or anything fishy in this dish. It’s called that because it uses a mix of flavors and aromatics that are commonly used in seafood dishes.