5 Chinese Restaurant Favorites

Whip up classic Chinese dishes at home and save on calories, fat, and–most importantly–money.

  • Kung Pao Chicken
    Randy Mayor

    Kung Pao Chicken

    Kung Pao Chicken is the perfect combination of chicken, broccoli, and chopped, salted peanuts. Who could ask for more? Serve over a rice pilaf for a hearty, complete meal.
  • Spicy Orange Beef

    Spicy Orange Beef

    Combine spicy dried red chiles and chile powder with the sweet flavor of sticky orange marmalade, and you'll be delighted with the results.
  • Sweet and Sour Shrimp

    Sweet and Sour Shrimp

    This sweet and sour dish is loaded with savory flavors like pineapple and ginger. It also packs a major protein punch by featuring both shrimp and tofu. And best of all, it's on your table in a flash!
  • Fried Rice

    Fried Rice

    Fried rice is a staple of any Chinese takeout order. This recipe combines traditional favors of green peas, rice, soy sauce, and green onions with diced ham, red bell pepper, onion, and chili garlic sauce.
  • Baked Egg Rolls
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Baked Egg Rolls

    Everyone loves egg rolls! They're the quintessential Chinese side dish. This recipe earns extra kudos for reducing the fat by substituting ground turkey and baking–not frying–the wraps.
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