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Mongolian Chicken Recipe

A classic Chinese dish gets a new (lighter) twist in my Mongolian Chicken. Tender pieces of chicken, marinated and pan-fried until crispy, get coated in a sweet and savory sauce that can hold its own against any takeout! I love combing over the menu at a new restaurant, even though other guests get a little impatient with me when it’s time to make a decision. Most of the time you can tell what you’re getting by the title of the dish, but sometimes the names can be deceiving. French toast? Neither French nor toast-like. Buffalo wings? I’m pretty sure...

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Dragon Noodles Recipe

Fire up your wok for this dynamite Dragon Noodles recipe. Soft lo mein tossed with tender chicken and crisp veggies served up in a scorching sauce is just what you need to spice up your dinner table! Italy has its pasta, in every tasty shape and size imaginable, but the Chinese, who actually gifted spaghetti to the Italians, have them beat in the noodle department. Thanks to our Eastern neighbors, we get to enjoy crispy chow mein, soft bean thread and rice stick noodles, and thick, chewy udon. Whether they’re floating in rich, complex broths or nestled under tasty...

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Szechuan Beef

Craving Chinese takeout but don’t feel like venturing out of your pajamas? Use this recipe and it’s just 30 minutes to Szechuan Beef satisfaction! Dust off your chopsticks, and let’s talk takeout! Everyone loves those cute little boxes with the metal handles. They’re happy little baskets filled with kung pao chicken or sweet and sour pork, uniquely Asian vegetables like bok choy, snow pea leaves, and Japanese eggplant . . . very particular flavors and textures that temporarily transport us to an exotic culinary destination. The only thing better is getting to make it at home (and, pssst, it’ll...

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