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    Updated on Nov 15, 2018. Posted on Nov 3, 2015

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

    Because beef with broccoli only gets you so far.

    1. Stir-Fried Breakfast Noodles

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

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    2. Spinach and Edamame Egg Drop Soup

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    A winter warmer.

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

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    Once, twice, three times the flavor.

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    4. Spicy Lo Mein With Pickled Greens

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    Eat your greens, the noodle way.

    Get the recipe here.

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

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    The Chinese way to casserole.

    Get the recipe here.

    6. Sichuan Pork Wontons (Chao Shou)

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    A little sweet, a little spicy, a little tangy.

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

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    Translation: "Ants climbing a tree." Poetic, no? Delicious though.

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

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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)

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    Classic soul-warming, sinus-cleansing soup at its finest.

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    10. Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns)

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    Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. To go.

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

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    Get to know a new vegetable today.

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

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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)

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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)

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    Your new favorite side dish.

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    15. Choy Sum With Garlic Sauce

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    Move over creamed spinach.

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

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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)

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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

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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)

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    Because bacon makes it better.

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    20. Cold Sesame Noodles

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    Good enough for every season.

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    21. Pork and Chive Dumplings

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    If it ain't broke...

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    22. General Tso's Chicken

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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)

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    Spicy, chewy, and downright delicious.

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    24. Pork Pot Stickers

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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)

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    The best beef noodle soup you'll ever eat.

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    26. Scallion Pancakes (Cong You Bing)

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    China knows its way around a pancake.

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    27. Beef and Broccoli

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    Easier than dialing up delivery.

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

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    Sweet, sour, sticky, succulent.

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    29. Shanghai-Style Tomato Beef Stir-Fry

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    Beef stew, with a slurpable broth.

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