Sample recipes from Martin Yan's China

Sweet Plum Vinaigrette

Chinese cooks can think of 101 uses for plum sauce and are taking advantage of the unique tart and sweet flavor to brighten up salads. Th...

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Sweet Vinegar Peanuts

Despite its diminutive size, the peanut has an important place in the Chinese kitchen. It is both a popular staple and the source of the ...

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Fortune Noodle Meatball Soup

Soup is the ultimate comfort food, and this is the ultimate soup. I love this soup on a cold, wintry day. It has everything I like: meatb...

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Rich Homemade Broth

A good broth has saved the reputation of countless chefs and home cooks. In a professional kitchen, two different types of stock are made...

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Chili Oil

Do not confuse this with vegetable oil, which is commonly used for stir-frying and deep-frying food. Chili oil is a flavoring agent; a li...

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Dry-Fried Green Beans

Green beans have had a rough time in North America. For generations, they have had the misfortune of being overcooked and served bland an...

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Steamed Tofu with Black Bean Sauce

Ive heard the complaint countless times tofu is too bland. Instead of seeing it as a flaw, however, I see it as a strength. The neutral...

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Black Bean Sauce

Black Bean Sauce is an essential condiment for anyone who loves making authentic Chinese food at home. This black bean sauce recipe is made from a combination of broth, black beans, rice wine, and green onions. The black bean mixture is combined with garlic and ginger that has been sauteed in oil. Cornstarch helps to thicken the sauce. This homemade black bean sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. It can be used in stir-fries or tossed with noodles for a simple but flavorful mean.

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Red and Gold Fried Rice

This dish combines two Canton classics: tomato beef and fried rice. Tasty and fulfilling, it’s also quick and easy to make. The dash of k...

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Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

These days, chilled noodles are lauded as a new discovery in the West. Of course, in Sichuan, noodles have been served chilled as long as...

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Peanut Dressing

You don’t have to be choosy to choose homemade peanut dressing. It’s simple to make and you can create different flavors by substituting ...

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Prosperity Steamed Fish

In China, fish is a symbol of wealth and prosperity. Steamed fish is a popular dish to serve during special occasions, such as formal ban...

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