Tagged with chinese

Scallion Pancakes

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups white flour 1 cup warm water Sesame oil for the pancakes Coarse kosher salt 1 bunch scallions High smoke point oil for the pan, such as vegetable, canola, or peanut oil Preparation 1. Make the dough and let it rest: Mix 2 1/2 cups flour with 1 cup water until it … Continue reading

Orange Beef

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds beef flap meat, trimmed 3 tablespoons soy sauce 6 tablespoons cornstarch 10 (3-inch) strips orange peel, sliced thin lengthwise (1/4 cup), plus 1/4 cup juice (2 oranges) 3 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 3 cups vegetable oil 1 jalapeño chile, … Continue reading

Pork and Shrimp Won Tons

Ingredients ½ pound ground pork, not too lean ½ pound fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped in 1/4-inch pieces Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon sweet rice wine, such as Shaoxing rice wine (or use sherry) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon spicy … Continue reading

Beef Noodle Soup

Ingredients 1.1 lb. (500g) beef chuck 2 whole star anise 2 bay leaves 1 black cardamom pod 1 stick cinnamon 1 tbsp. Szechuan pepper 2-3 pieces Mandarin orange peel 1 tbsp. chili sauce 1 tbsp. dark soy sauce 2 tbsp. light soy sauce 2 tbsp. Shaoxing wine or rice wine 1 tbsp. sugar 4 tbsp. … Continue reading

Char Siu (Chinese Barbecued Pork)

Ingredients 1 lb pork (I use boneless chops) 3 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon wine 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder red food coloring Preparation Trim the fat from the pork and cut into chunks; each chunk should be between 2-4 … Continue reading

Sesame Noodles with Chili Oil and Scallions

Ingredients 4 scallions, whites and greens separated, thinly sliced 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 2 teaspoons Sichuan peppercorns, ground 12 ounces thin ramen noodles or spaghettini Kosher salt 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) 1/4 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Fried Chinese Five-Spice Chicken Wings

Ingredients 3 pounds chicken wings (12 to 14) 1 onion a 1 1/2-inch piece peeled fresh ginger root 2 tablespoons soy sauce (preferably Kikkoman) 1‚ tablespoons medium-dry Sherry 1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon coarse salt 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, or to taste 1/2 cup cornstarch … Continue reading

Three Cup Chicken

Ingredients 3 whole star anise ¼ cup soy sauce ¼ cup rice vinegar ¼ cup sugar 2 tablespoons Shaoxing rice wine (or sherry) ½ teaspoon vegetable oil 4 chicken legs, skin on 3 medium garlic cloves, smashed 6 slices fresh ginger 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, lightly toasted and ground ½ cup chicken stock Preparation Whisk … Continue reading

Bon Bon Chicken

Ingredients 1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts ¼ cup Shaoxing rice wine (or sherry) 2 green onions, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, chopped 2 1/2 teaspoons whole black, white, or Sichuan peppercorns 1 pound cucumbers, peeled 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Chinkiang black vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons chili oil 1 … Continue reading

Dry-Fried Chicken

Ingredients 2 celery stalks, outer stems peeled 1 pound boneless chicken, chopped into 1-inch chunks 3 scallions, ends trimmed ¼ cup peanut oil 8 dried hot red chiles (preferably Sichuan chiles) 1 teaspoon whole Sichuan peppercorns 1 ½ tablespoons chili bean paste 1 tablespoon Shaoxing rice wine or medium-dry sherry 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce … Continue reading