Kosher Chinese-Inspired Menu With Recipes

Sweet Ginger Tofu Rice Bowl
Sweet Ginger Tofu Rice Bowl. Credit: Beth Galton/Getty Images

When much of the world is busy celebrating Christmas, what will you and your Jewish family do? How about inviting other Jewish families over for a Chinese potluck meal? These kosher Chinese recipes can help you to quickly and easily prepare a kosher Chinese-style meal for your family and friends.

  • 01 of 09

    The Shabbos before Christmas, freeze 4-8 cups of your Jewish chicken soup broth. Then on Christmas eve, invite your Jewish friends over for a potluck Chinese dinner. It is very easy to make Egg Drop Soup from your chicken soup stock.

  • 02 of 09
    Sweet Ginger Tofu Rice Bowl
    Sweet Ginger Tofu Rice Bowl. Credit: Beth Galton/Getty Images

    This versatile, super-simple recipe features a sweet and savory marinade that adds lots of flavor to the tofu as it roasts, and the result pleases kids and adults alike. Best of all, it goes well with all sorts of foods, from simple veggie stir-fries or slaws, to rice, soba, or quinoa.

  • 03 of 09

    Tofu-Vegetable Stir-Fry

    Tofu Vegetable Stir-Fry
    Tofu Vegetable Stir-Fry. Giora Shimoni
    Who doesn't love a stir-fry? This Tofu-Vegetable Stir-Fry enables you to serve a protein that even the vegetarians in your home can enjoy. Serve this stir-fry with rice for a colorful and healthy kosher dinner.
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    Chicken Broccoli Stir-Fry
    Chicken Broccoli Stir-Fry. Giora Shimoni
    Looking for a fun activity for your Jewish family this Christmas? You can invite other Jewish families over for a Chinese potluck meal, and this Chicken Broccoli Stir-Fry can play a starring role on the menu.
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  • 05 of 09

    Chicken Broccoli Cashew Stir-Fry

    Chicken Broccoli Cashew Stir-Fry
    Chicken Broccoli Cashew Stir-Fry. Giora Shimoni
    This Chicken Broccoli Cashew Stir-Fry recipe is loosely based on a recipe of Yisrael Aharoni, a famous Israeli chef who has written cookbooks and hosts cooking shows that teach Israelis how to easily prepare gourmet food. Marinate the chicken in oil, honey and peanut butter, and then stir-fry it for 5 minutes. Blanch the broccoli. And then simply mix together the stir-fried chicken, blanched broccoli and roasted cashews. Serve this delicious meat stir-fry over white rice for a complete meal.
  • 06 of 09
    Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken
    Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken. Giora Shimoni
    This easy baked Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe offers the great taste of Chinese food without all the patchy-matchy of chopping and stir-frying. Simply bake the chicken, and cover with a sweet and sour sauce consisting of onions, bell peppers, pineapple chunks and duck sauce.
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    Beef and Onion Stir-Fry
    Beef and Onion Stir-Fry. Giora Shimoni

    This Beef and Onion Stir-Fry is surprisingly easy. And what could be more tasty than beef with onions? Add variety to your Kosher Chinese meal with this meat stir-fry dish.

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    Kosher Fried Rice
    Kosher Fried Rice. Giora Shimoni
    This Fried Rice is my family's latest favorite dinner. It contains everything needed for dinner in one dish -- carbs from rice, protein from eggs, and nutrients from vegetables. We often change the vegies in the dish according to what we have on hand. And best of all when it comes to dinner prep, this delicious rice dish is easier to prepare then you would expect.
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  • 09 of 09

    Fried Bananas

    What better ending to a kosher Chinese meal than fried bananas. Just dip the banana pieces in a pancake-like batter and fry in hot oil. Serve the fried bananas in a sweet syrup or ice cream for a unique and tasty dessert.