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Chinese Pork and Vegetables

When my children were young they liked this dish without the hot red pepper flakes. Now that they are adults, they probably wish I would double the heat. You may want to add sherry, hot pepper sauce or chili paste, or perhaps more gingerroot or hot red pepper flakes to taste. Serve on a bed of fluffy rice. Makes 4 […]

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Easy Baked Egg Rolls

In the time it takes to get Chinese take-out, you can roll up your own authentic egg rolls. Don’t be intimidated by the process – if you can wrap a sandwich, you can make these. To save time, I use bagged coleslaw mix for the filling. If you don’t have egg roll wrappers on hand or simply want to enjoy […]

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Beijing Noodles

Hoisin sauce is frequently used in Chinese cooking. It is made with fermented soybeans, spices and dried peppers. It is thick in texture, with a reddish-brown colour. 6 servings I Preparation time: 30 minutes I Difficulty: Average Vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 375 g (3/4 lb) ground pork 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 tbsp sugar […]

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Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Stir fries are the perfect quick meal for when you come in from a long day and want to get dinner on the table quickly. Serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup broccoli florets 1 medium yellow onion, quartered 1 cup carrots, matchsticks 1 cup snow peas 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 tablespoons filtered […]

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Chinese Sweet and Sour Baked Chicken

Serve this dish on a bed of fluffy brown rice so you don’t miss a single drop of the fantastic sauce. Serves 4 8.5 ounce can pineapple chunks in their own juice, drained with juice reserved 1/2 cup jellied cranberry sauce 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate 2 tablespoons plain rice vinegar or cider vinegar […]

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Quick Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Soup

Whenever I was sick, my mother would give me a bowl of chicken soup to warm me up and make me feel better. This soup has all the benefits, but loads more flavor. Serves 4 3 shallots, chopped 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon shrimp paste (balchan) 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 1-1/4 quarts chicken stock 1 tablespoon chopped fresh […]

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Five-Spice Chicken Noodle Soup

Servings: 4 (1-1/4 cups each) II Start to finish: 20 minutes 2-1/2 cups water 1-1/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup) 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon five-spice powder 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups chopped bok choy 1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips 2 ounces somen […]

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Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein

  Lo mein is a Chinese restaurant takeout favorite that’s easy to make at home. This lo mein recipe features lean pork loin chops and snap peas, but snow peas or asparagus work well too. Serve with shredded radish and cabbage tossed with rice vinegar. 4 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each II Active Time: 30 minutes II Total Time: 30 minutes […]

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Stir-Fried Bok Choy

This easy side dish goes well with poultry or fish, especially if they have an Asian flair. Serve with a side dish of brown rice and you’re good to go. Baby bok choy is an amazing, nutrient-dense Asian green that looks really beautiful on a plate. It resembles a miniature version of regular bok choy, but cooks up faster. Makes […]

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Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

This healthy shrimp fried rice recipe is packed with vegetables and makes 4 generous servings, so you’ll need to use a large skillet that is at least 12 inches wide. A large wok also works well. If you have cooked rice on hand, omit Step 1 and add 2 1/2 cups cooked rice to the pan in Step 5. 4 […]

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Chinese Moo Shu Vegetables

  This vegetarian version of the classic Chinese stir-fry, Moo Shu, uses already-shredded vegetables to cut down on the prep time. Serve with warm whole-wheat tortillas, Asian hot sauce and extra hoisin if desired. 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each II Active Time: 20 minutes II Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided 4 large eggs, lightly […]

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Lemon Sauced Chicken with Asparagus

Serve this piquant chicken-and-vegetable stir-fry with whole-grain pasta. Serves 4; 1 cup per serving II Preparation time: 10 minutes II Cooking time: 12 to 14 minutes Sauce: 1/2 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon soy sauce (lowest sodium available) 1 teaspoon sugar Pinch ground black […]

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Lemon Chicken

This simple recipe adds a subtle lemon flavour to chicken. To take it up a notch, add grated lemon zest to the marinade. Serves 4 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tbsp honey 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp canola oil Zest of 1 lemon 4 4-oz (120 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts In a […]

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Chicken Mango Stir-Fry

Fresh mango and strips of red pepper add colour to this tasty stir-fry, not to mention a considerable amount of vitamin C, potassium and beta carotene. Serves 4 1 tbsp sesame oil 12 ounce (350 g) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) strips 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger root (optional) 2 cups broccoli […]

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Stir-Fried Chicken and Vegetables

Kids love taking my university survival course – as soon as they realize that if you know how to cook, you become the most popular kid on campus, and invitations to dinner at your place become really hot tickets! Serve this with steamed rice. Makes 4 to 5 servings 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp cornstarch, divided 1 lb (500 […]

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Chinese Egg Fried Rice

  Serves: 3 to 4 side dish servings Costs: About $0.90 per serving Ingredients: 1 cup brown rice, (measured dry) 1/4 cup green onions, chopped 1 tablespoon soy bacon bits 3 to 4 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 2 large eggs whisked with 1 tablespoon water 4 tablespoons canola oil or peanut oil Pinch of salt Directions: Cook the rice according to […]