Hubei Pearl Meatballs<br />湖北名菜 珍珠圆子

Hubei Pearl Meatballs
湖北名菜 珍珠圆子

A classic Hubei dish of steamed meatballs coated in a shimmering layer of glutinous rice. These pearl meatballs have a long history from the royal kitchens of imperial China to modern state dinners. But they’re festive, celebratory, and easy to make, so they’re the perfect choice for your next banquet.

Sichuan Lazi Dry Pepper Chicken Wings<br />重庆辣子烤鸡翅

Sichuan Lazi Dry Pepper Chicken Wings
重庆辣子烤鸡翅

Dry pepper chicken (lazi chicken or mala chicken) is a popular dish from Chongqing, Sichuan featuring tender nuggets of fried chicken in aromatic peppers and Sichuan peppercorns. Join me as I make my game day or festive appetizer spin on this modern Sichuan classic featuring healthy, easy convection baked chicken wings.

Virtual Hotpot Party at Home 宅家云火锅

Virtual Hotpot Party at Home 宅家云火锅

Tis the season… for 云火锅 a virtual hotpot party! With this year being a holiday season like no other, I can’t think of a more warming and comforting meal than hotpot. Better yet, it’s perfectly suited for a socially-distanced dinner party with friends and family.

Secrets of Stir Fry: Long Hot Peppers & Pork 小椒炒肉丝

Secrets of Stir Fry: Long Hot Peppers & Pork 小椒炒肉丝

Long hot peppers with pork are a classic Chinese stir fry combo. I’m sharing the best secrets for stir frying. Read on for the equipment and technique you need to achieve tender meat, crisp veggies, and wok hei “breath of the the wok” in any home kitchen.

Real Deal Sichuan Mapo Tofu<br />正宗麻婆豆腐

Real Deal Sichuan Mapo Tofu
正宗麻婆豆腐

Hot, spicy, mouthwatering Mapo Tofu embodies the ideals of Sichuan with bold spice and textural contrast. This dish has been a favorite across China since its invention in 1862. My version is so authentic, you’ll never eat takeout again! This recipe features the secret to cooking perfect cubes of tender silken tofu.

Instant Pot Red Braised Pork (Hong Shao Rou)<br />电压力锅 正宗红烧肉

Instant Pot Red Braised Pork (Hong Shao Rou)
电压力锅 正宗红烧肉

Red braised pork is a rich, flavorful Chinese dish with 1500 years of history. We get truly authentic flavor from an ancient cooking method, coating with caramel 炒糖色, updated with a modern Instant Pot pressure cooker twist.

Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans<br />少油正宗 干煸四季豆

Sichuan Dry-Fried Green Beans
少油正宗 干煸四季豆

Dry Fried Green Beans 干煸四季豆 can be found on almost every Chinese restaurant menu. The secret to restaurant-quality green beans without deep frying lies in how you prepare the green beans.