Chicken is one of the most popular ingredients in Chinese cuisine. Chinese people use all parts of the chicken including the feet and even the crown to make really delicious dishes. Here are some delicious and interesting chicken recipes commonly found in Chinese cuisine. I hope you enjoy them.
This dish is also known as War Su Gai. War Su Gai is a Chinese-American dish and it’s deep-fried chicken that is coated with gravy and garnished with almonds.
Simple but classic Chicken stir fry dish. It’s very popular in Chinese households.
Delicious baked chicken wings marinade in Hoisin sauce. This is a very simple chicken wing recipe.
Traditionally Chinese chefs wrap the chicken with lotus leaves and sear it in clay and baked it for a few hours. Lotus leaves add a special fragrance to the chicken and clay will sear all the flavours and juices in the chicken.
This is an easy version of Beggar’s chicken. No clay and lotus leaves needed for this recipe.
Simple stir-fry chicken recipe with bok choy. This is an ideal recipe for a busy week night.
A Classic Sichuan dish. Poached and shredded chicken with delicious sesame sauce. This is a dish full of flavours and served cold. It’s a little bit like Chinese style Chicken salad.
Classic “when west meets east” dish. This dish is deep fried battered chicken coated with delicious bourbon whisky sauce.
Stir-fry chicken with cashews and vegetable. You can use plain cashews or deep fried sweet cashews, whichever you prefer. You can also swap the cashews to walnuts if you like.
Delicious Sichuan style stir-fry chicken recipe.
Stir fried chicken in black bean sauce. You can use the meat of the chicken thighs or chicken breast. This dish is ideally served with hot plain rice.
Chicken, spring onions and dried shiitake mushrooms cooked with rice so the rice is full of flavour from all the ingredients. This is a healthy one-dish meal.
Lo Mein is a very popular Chinese dish throughout the world. The recipes vary but here is one of the classic chicken lo mein recipes.
Roast chicken salad with delicious orange and sesame dressing. This is a salad dish perfect for the summer.
Simple to make classic Cantonese steamed chicken recipe. The wood ear adds an earthy flavour to this delicious dish.
Stir-fry chicken with black bean sauce and cashew.
The final result of the chicken from this recipe should be as smooth as velvet and that’s where this dish got it’s name from.
Chicken wings marinade in oyster sauce, soy sauce and rice wine. Bake in the oven and serve hot or cold as your wish. This is a very simple and easy dish and you can make it in large quantities.
Similar dish as cashew chicken and you can decide what kind of vegetable you want to use for this dish.
Stir fry chicken with green and red peppers. You can also use different colour peppers or other vegetables.
Delicious stir-fry chicken with broccoli recipe. Another quick, easy and healthy dish.
Stir-fry chicken with walnuts. This dish is similar to cashew chicken but uses walnuts instead.
Deep fried Wontons with chicken and peanut butter filling.
This recipe is from a reader whose Cantonese father used to make it.
Lemon chicken but serve it cold rather than hot.
Chinese take away style curry with potato
Chinese take away style curry serve with rice
A classic Chinese starter chicken dish in banquet. This is a dish full of shaoxing wine fragrance and juicy chicken.
A delicious and easy chicken recipe that’s cooked in Chinese crockpots.
Chicken breast marinade in soy sauce and Chinese five spice powder and roasted in the oven.
Classic Chinese stir-fry chicken recipe.
Similar like the garlic chicken recipe.
General Tso’s Chicken
A classic and delicious Chinese chicken recipe. It’s so popular people even made a documentary film just for this dish.
Chicken marinade in ginger sauce and grilled or boiled to finish.
Looking for a way to use up your leftover chicken? This is a recipe you are looking for.
This recipe is spicy, delicious and full of flavour. If you like to eat hot and spicy food this is definitely a dish to go for.
Another recipe to help you to use up the leftover chicken in a Chinese recipe twist.
Stir-fry chicken with lemon sauce.
Lemon chicken but cooked in steam method.
Fresh mushrooms cooked with sliced chicken.
Ideal chicken dish to serve with steamed green vegetable and thick fresh noodles.
A popular restaurant dish. This dish has different ways to prepare and cook. This recipe is just way to make it.
Stir fry chicken with mushrooms, snow peas and bamboo shoots.
Stir-fry chicken in sweet and sour orange sauce.
Delicious Sichuan style stir-fry chicken in orange sauce and chili. This dish is full of flavour.
Stir-fry chicken with oyster sauce and vegetables.
Easy and simple recipe for stir-fry chicken with oyster sauce and vegetables.
Chicken wrapped with cellophane paper, parchment paper or aluminum foil and deep fried to finish.
Stir-fry pineapple chicken with sweet and sour sauce and vegetable.
Delicious soy sauce braised chicken recipe.
Hot and spicy stir-fry chicken recipe in Chengdu style.
Deep-fried chicken coated with delicious sauce and toasted white sesame.
Delicious chicken recipe with sauce and dried shiitake mushrooms.
Baked chicken wings coated with salt and ground black pepper. Simple and delicious recipe and this is also a reader’s favourite recipe.
Delicious red cooking chicken recipe. Chicken simmered in soy sauce-based liquid with seasonings.
Stir-fried chicken with juicy mango and pecan.
Another interesting way to enjoy strawberries in season with this chicken stir-fry recipe.
A classic chicken recipe. Deep-fried chicken cubes coated with delicious sweet and sour sauce.
Classic sweet and sour chicken with a lemon twist. Lemon juice gives this dish a citrus fragrance and kick.
This dish is named Sichuan style chicken but the hot and spicy flavours actually come from Tabasco sauce and cayenne pepper. This is an American culture inspired Chinese dish.
Stir-fry chicken, cashews and water chestnuts.
This is a very popular chicken dish in the East. There are many different ways to cook this dish and here is an easy version recipe for this classic and popular dish.
Edited by Liv Wan