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29 Ridiculously Delicious Chinese Recipes That Are Better Than Take-Out

Because beef with broccoli only gets you so far.

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1. Stir-Fried Breakfast Noodles

The best part of waking up is these noodles in your cup. Yes, noodles can and should be breakfast.Get the recipe here.
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The best part of waking up is these noodles in your cup. Yes, noodles can and should be breakfast.

Get the recipe here.

2. Spinach and Edamame Egg Drop Soup

A winter warmer.Get the recipe here.
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A winter warmer.

Get the recipe here.

3. Triple-Cooked Spareribs With Chiles (Lu Rou)

Once, twice, three times the flavor.Get the recipe here.
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Once, twice, three times the flavor.

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4. Spicy Lo Mein With Pickled Greens

Eat your greens, the noodle way.Get the recipe here.
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Eat your greens, the noodle way.

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5. Sichuan Tofu and Ground Beef in Red Chile Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

The Chinese way to casserole.Get the recipe here.
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The Chinese way to casserole.

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6. Sichuan Pork Wontons (Chao Shou)

A little sweet, a little spicy, a little tangy.Get the recipe here.
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A little sweet, a little spicy, a little tangy.

Get the recipe here.

7. Vermicelli Noodles With Ground Pork (Ma Yi Shang Shu)

Translation: "Ants climbing a tree." Poetic, no? Delicious though.Get the recipe here.
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Translation: "Ants climbing a tree." Poetic, no? Delicious though.

Get the recipe here.

8. Sweet and Sour Pork and Oyster Meatballs (Tangcu Muli Rouwan)

Sorry, Grandma, there's a new meatball in town.Get the recipe here.
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Sorry, Grandma, there's a new meatball in town.

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9. Sichuan Noodle and Pork Shoulder Soup (Yu Xiang Pai Gu Mian)

Classic soul-warming, sinus-cleansing soup at its finest.Get the recipe here.
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Classic soul-warming, sinus-cleansing soup at its finest.

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10. Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns)

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. To go.Get the recipe here.
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Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. To go.

Get the recipe here.

11. Stir-Fried Celtuce Tops With Mushrooms (Xianggu Chao Wosun Ye)

Get to know a new vegetable today.Get the recipe here.
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Get to know a new vegetable today.

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12. Stir-Fried Chicken With Celery (Jirou Chao Qincai)

Skip the snow peas for a delicious twist on a takeout classic.Get the recipe here.
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Skip the snow peas for a delicious twist on a takeout classic.

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13. Chinese Spicy Garlic Eggplant (Yu Xiang Qie Zi)

And you thought you didn't like eggplant?Get the recipe here.
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And you thought you didn't like eggplant?

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14. Shanghai Stir-Fried Rice Cakes (Chao Nian Gao)

Your new favorite side dish.Get the recipe here.
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Your new favorite side dish.

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15. Choy Sum With Garlic Sauce

Move over creamed spinach.Get the recipe here.
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Move over creamed spinach.

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16. Tofu, Long Bean, and Crispy Shallot Salad With Black Bean Vinaigrette

Here's a one-bean salad that doesn't need two friends.Get the recipe here.
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Here's a one-bean salad that doesn't need two friends.

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17. Everyday Fried Noodles (Tian Tian Chao Mian)

You'll want to make these as often as the name suggests.Get the recipe here.
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You'll want to make these as often as the name suggests.

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18. Hunan Beef Dumplings With Peanut Sauce

Sorry, jelly, this one's all about peanut butter.Get the recipe here.
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Sorry, jelly, this one's all about peanut butter.

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19. Stir-Fried Mushrooms With Bacon, Green Chiles, and Scallions (Xiachao Niugan Jun)

Because bacon makes it better.Get the recipe here.
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Because bacon makes it better.

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20. Cold Sesame Noodles

Good enough for every season.Get the recipe here.
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Good enough for every season.

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21. Pork and Chive Dumplings

If it ain't broke...Get the recipe here.
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If it ain't broke...

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22. General Tso's Chicken

You'll never order the takeout version again.Get the recipe here.
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You'll never order the takeout version again.

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23. Sichuan Noodles With Spicy Pork Sauce (Dan Dan Mian)

Spicy, chewy, and downright delicious.Get the recipe here.
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Spicy, chewy, and downright delicious.

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24. Pork Pot Stickers

The appetizer no one can eat just one of.Get the recipe here.
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The appetizer no one can eat just one of.

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25. Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup (Hong Shao Niu Rou Mian)

The best beef noodle soup you'll ever eat.Get the recipe here.
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The best beef noodle soup you'll ever eat.

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26. Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing)

China knows its way around a pancake.Get the recipe here.
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China knows its way around a pancake.

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27. Beef and Broccoli

Easier than dialing up delivery.Get the recipe here.
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Easier than dialing up delivery.

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28. Sweet and Sticky Roast Pork With Sesame Noodles (Char Siu)

Sweet, sour, sticky, succulent. Get the recipe here.
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Sweet, sour, sticky, succulent.

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29. Shanghai-Style Tomato Beef Stir-Fry

Beef stew, with a slurpable broth.Get the recipe here.
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Beef stew, with a slurpable broth.

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