Easy Chinese Recipes: 41 Takeout Dishes to Make at Home
Learn how to make Chinese food at home with these easy recipes inspired by restaurants.
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Chinese food takeout menus may be your go-to on busy evenings or late nights, but instead of throwing away money on takeout, why not try your hand at making your favorite recipes for Chinese food at home? Below, we've put together a collection of our easiest and best Chinese food recipes, including everything from spring rolls and fried rice to honey chicken, lo mein, stir-fry, and more. This collection is really for anyone who loves Chinese takeout! The best part? All of these Chinese food ideas are easy to follow and simple to make.
Appetizers, Soups, & Salads
Are you one of those folks that love to order tons of appetizers off of the Chinese food menu? We don't blame ya! With so many tasty options to choose from, including everything from crispy egg rolls to hot soups, it's hard to choose just one. Luckily, you don't have to choose just one appetizer to serve to your gang, now that you can have all these great takeout-style options!
Beef & Duck
Chinese restaurants sure do know how to cook up flavorful dishes and stir-frys! When you're craving beefy flavor or something a little more fancy (like duck!) whip up one of these easy Chinese recipes for beef and duck, and you'll be all set! Your family is gonna be so impressed that you made homemade Chinese food!
We know quite a lot of people who are crazy about their favorite Chinese chicken dishes. They're the ones who love to get their fingers sticky while eating honey chicken, or who think bourbon chicken is king of all Chinese food. No matter what your favorite Chinese chicken recipe is, we think you'll find our like Chinese take out chicken recipes to be just what you've been looking for.
Another favorite at Chinese restaurants is pork and boy do our favorite takeout restaurants know how to make our mouths water! We used traditional Asian seasonings and marinades to recreate some of your favorite Chinese food flavors, so you can enjoy these Chinese pork recipes without having to leave your house!
Anyone who has ordered from a Chinese restaurant knows that fried rice is basically a staple. In many Chinese restaurants, fried rice is even included as part of a takeout package. Fried rice is the perfect side dish for any of our main dish Chinese recipes. Whether you like yours with pork, shrimp, beef, chicken, or all veggie, you're going to love our easy Chinese fried rice recipes!
Did you know that noodles are considered to be a symbol of good luck during the Chinese New Year? Well, we don't think you have to wait until then to enjoy the taste of these amazing Chinese noodle recipes! Noodles are a great change of pace for those days when you just don't feel like having fried rice for dinner, too. So, grab a pair of chopsticks and get ready to slurp up some yummy noodle dishes!
Everyone knows that when you order Chinese food, it's going to come with some fortune cookies for dessert. But, do you know about other popular Chinese restaurant desserts? We looked at a few take-out menus to see what kinds of sweet treats they offer and came up with this list of easy Chinese dessert recipes for you to try at home. Now, you can really complete your at-home Chinese dining experience!
If you're watching your diet, check out our collection of Healthy Homemade Chinese Food: 8 Easy Asian Recipes.
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