Archive for the ‘Chinese Food’ Category

postheadericon Spicy Beef Skewers

Spicy Beef Skewers from my Macy’s Tour Don’t these skewers look like they could melt in your mouth?  Well, they are truly that tender and friends and fans in Houston, Chicago, NYC and DC were treated to this delicious appetizer from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen” as part [...]

postheadericon Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice I had such a blast surprising my bestie Jeannie Mai on her Fox talk show, The Real!  The segment airs Wednesday, May 11th on Fox.  Check local listings for your city here.  We made her fave dish, Pineapple Fried Rice.  A recipe from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes From [...]

postheadericon Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad I just went on Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family Show and made this delicious, fresh and easy Chinese Chicken Salad recipe from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen!”  It’s the perfect recipe for Mother’s Day and my new cookbook makes a great Mother’s Day gift!  It’s [...]

postheadericon Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice

Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice Although this Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice recipe isn’t really fried “rice” it is prepared just like authentic Chinese fried rice but instead of rice I’m using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah).   If you didn’t already know, quinoa is truly a super food.  Not only is it low in calories it is a complete [...]

postheadericon Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken Who doesn’t love to bite into a tender, juicy piece chicken coated with a crispy batter and then tossed in a sweet and sour glaze with pineapples, tomatoes and bell pepper?  This Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe takes a bit more work than a simple stir-fry but it’s totally worth it.  Chinese [...]

postheadericon Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie Recipe September 13th is National Fortune Cookie Day!  In honor of this fun holiday, here is a Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookie recipe.  All you do is take store bought fortune cookies, dip them in chocolate and then decorate them with colorful and yummy toppings.  The exact origin of fortune cookies is a [...]

postheadericon Soy Ginger Chicken Wings

My husband Matthew is a chicken wing fanatic so I always whip up a batch of these easy, delicious and flavorful wings if he’s had a long day.  I bet you have all (or almost all) of the ingredients for this recipe in your pantry right now. These wings are marinated in soy sauce, honey, [...]

postheadericon General Tso’s Chicken

Want to get your family to stand at attention?  Why not whip up this restaurant favorite tonight?  Although General Tso’s Chicken takes a couple of more steps than a simple stir-fry the results are worth it.  This sweet and slightly spicy dish is so delicious you’ll friends and family will be clamoring for seconds and [...]

postheadericon Singapore Curry Noodles

We all know that French Fries weren’t invented in France and similarly Singapore Curry Noodles weren’t invented in Singapore (or so I’ve been told)!  These earthy noodles are a Cantonese creation found all over Hong Kong in night market stalls and it’s a mystery as to how this dish was given its name.   Whatever the [...]

postheadericon Chicken Broccoli Stir-fry

There’s Meatless Mondays and Throwback Thursday, why not try Stir-Fry Sundays on for size?  That’s right, folks!   I’m setting out to put Stir-fries on everyone’s table on Sunday nights.  Why? Because stir-fries are easy peasy, healthy, delicious and a great way to kick off your busy week by making use of whatever veggies you [...]

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Hi! I’m Katie Chin, an Asian food expert, cookbook author, tv host and food blogger. I'm also a mom, so I know what it takes to get dinner on the table in a busy household. I specialize in everyday Asian recipes for real people on real schedules and real budgets. more

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