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Here is a incomplete list of Chinese recipes featured in Chef Wars along with a list of ingredients, tags and type.

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Name English name Ingredients Type Tags Description
Almond Jelly Gelatin, Almond, Milk, Sugar, Orange Dessert Gelatin is mixed with sugar, milk and almond essence to create a silky pudding. Served cold with fruits like oranges, longans and lychees.
Bak Cit Gai Fan White Cut Chicken Rice Rice, Chicken, Ginger, Scallion, Coriander Rice This is one of the classic Cantonese siu mei, or rotisserie dishes. Chicken is cooked in ginger broth and served with a scallion ginger dip.
Bang Bang Ji Bang Bang Chicken Chicken, Sesame, Scallion, Vinegar, Sichuan Pepper Meat Meaty, Far East This classic Sichuan chicken salad is dressed with vinegar, Sichuan peppers, sesame and chili oil, then served cold.
Bao Zai Fan Claypot Rice with Chinese Sausage Rice, Pork, Sausage, Sugar, Soy Sauce Rice Hearty, Far East, Home A home-style favorite, rice is cooked in a claypot with pork and Chinese sausage, with the drippings seeping into the rice.
Beef Chow Fun Noodles, Beef, Soy Sauce, Scallion, Bean Sprouts Noodles Hearty, Far East, Meaty In this favorite Cantonese dish, wide rice noodles are stir-fried with beef, scallions, bean sprouts and dark soy sauce.
Ceon Gyun Cantonese Spring Rolls Pork, Carrot, Mushroom, Oil, Flour Dumpling Far East In this Cantonese dimsum favorite, pork, carrots, mushrooms and other vegetables are minced, wrapped and deep-fried. Yum!
Cha Ye Dan Marbled Tea Eggs Egg, Tea, Five Spice Powder, Sugar, Soy Sauce Eggs Aromatic, Street, Far East These tea-stained eggs are cooked in soy sauce and spices, giving the cracks in the shell a marble-like pattern.
Char Siu Bao Char Siu Bun Flour, Char Siu, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Wine Bread In this Cantonese favorite, a fluffy steamed white bun or 'bao' is filled with tender, sweet, barbeque pork tenderloin. Yummy!
Char Siu Fan Cantonese Barbecue Pork Rice Honey, Pork, Rice, Soy Sauce, Wine Rice Far East This is one of the classic Cantonese siu mei, or rotisserie dishes. Char Siu is eaten with rice.
Char Siu Sou Char Siu Pastry Puff Flour, Char Siu, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Egg Pastry Far East, Meaty, Sweet In this dimsum favorite, egg-washed flaky pastry is filled with sweet, succulent barbeque pork.
Chee Cheong Fun Rice Noodle Rolls Rice, Soy Sauce, Char Siu, Shrimp Rice Far East, Home These rolls are made of thin sheets of rice noodles, giving it a slippery texture. It is filled with shrimp or Char Siu, then seasoned with soy sauce.
Chien Chang Go Thousand Layer Cake Flour, Sugar, Egg, Custard Cake Sweet, Far East, Romantic A sight to behold, this dimsum specialty is made up of many layers of sweet egg dough.
Chongqing Lazi Ji Chongqing Chicken Chicken, Sichuan Pepper, Garlic, Ginger, Wine Meat Fiery, Aromatic, Far East In this specialty from Chongqing, wok-fried chicken sits under an avalanche of dried Sichuan peppers. The result is smoky, fragrant and numbingly hot!
Cong You Bing Scallion Pancakes Flour, Scallion, Oil, Sesame Pancake Greasy, Far East, Street Commonly available from Chinese street stalls, these flatbreads are filled with minced scallions and sesame oil.
Dandan Mian Dandan Noodles Noodles, Sichuan Pepper, Pork, Preserved Vegetable, Peanut Noodles Fiery Noodles are drenched in a spicy sauce of preserved mustard stems, Sichuan pepper, pork and peanuts. Chili oil is drizzled for a more fiery kick!
Dong Gua Lao Huo Tang Wintermelon Soup Squash, Chicken, Ham, Date, Scallops Soup Chinese folks believe that wintermelon cools down the body - so this broth of chicken, ham and wintermelon is perfect for a hot summer's day.
Fo Tiao Qiang Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Chicken, Scallops, Ham, Mushroom, Bamboo Shoot Soup Far East, Surf And Turf, Luxury This dish combines more than ten ingredients like quail eggs, chicken, abalone and scallops. They say it's so good, even Buddha will 'jump over a wall' to try it!
Fu Pei Guan Beancurd Skin Rolls Shrimp, Chicken, Bamboo Shoot, Tofu, Scallion Dumpling Far East, Tea Time, Healthy Tofu skin is filled with shrimp, bamboo shoots and other meats, then steamed with stock and Chinese wine. The resulting rolls are moist and bursting with flavor.
Fujian Zongzi Fujian Sticky Rice Dumpling Leaf, Rice, Pork, Chestnut, Mushroom Rice Street You'll find these triangular-shaped sticky rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves and filled with goodies like pork, chestnuts and mushrooms!
Fun Guo Teochew Dumplings Flour, Pork, Shrimp, Peanut, Chives Dumpling Far East, Surf And Turf, Tea Time Pork, shrimp, peanuts, radish and mushrooms are often the filling for these Guangdong specialties.
Fuqi Feipian Beef Slices in Chili Beef, Anise, Sichuan Pepper, Wine, Peanut Meat Fiery, Aromatic, Far East Thinly sliced beef and innards are bathed in spices, Sichuan pepper and crushed peanuts. Although served cold, It's fiery and mouth-numbing!
Ginger Milk Pudding Ginger, Milk, Sugar Dessert Creamy, Aromatic, Far East Ginger juice is curdled with milk and a little sugar to create a silky smooth pudding.
Gong Bao Ji Gong Bao Chicken Chicken, Soy Sauce, Wine, Peanut, Sichuan Pepper Meat Far East, Fiery, Nutty This dish is believed to be named after a Sichuan province governor. Here, chicken is stir-fried with peanuts and Sichuan peppers.
Gu Lu Rou Sweet and Sour Pork Pork, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Vinegar, Oil Meat Sweet, Sour, Far East One of the most famous Cantonese dishes, crunchy, twice-fried pork chunks are cooked in a coating of sugar, vinegar and soy sauce.
Guo Bao Rou Dongbei-style Sweet and Sour Pork Pork, Bread Crumbs, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Vinegar Meat Sweet, Sour Harbin's sweet and sour pork is more thinly sliced and lightly flavored than the Cantonese version, creating a more delicate and crispier dish!
Guo Qiao Mi Xian Crossing the Bridge Noodles Noodles, Stock, Chicken, Ham, Tofu Noodles Far East, Hearty, Meaty This Yunnan specialty usually comes with a bowl of rice noodles, piping hot stock, and a variety of fresh ingredients served separately.
Ha Gow Cantonese Shrimp Dumplings Flour, Shrimp, Bamboo Shoots, Scallion, Animal Fat Dumpling Far East, Tea Time, Sea A popular Cantonese dimsum, these dumplings have tender, juicy shrimps that become visible through the delicate, translucent skin.
Hai Xian Sheng Mian Crispy Egg Noodles with Seafood Noodles, Shrimp, Squid, Bok Choy, Mushroom Noodles Sea, Far East, Earthy Egg noodles are pan-fried until they form a crispy nest for seafood, vegetables and a light gravy to rest on. Truly delicious!
Hei Zhi Ma Hu Black Sesame Soup Sesame, Rice, Sugar Dessert Nutty, Far East In this healthy soup, toasted black sesame seeds and rice are blended with sugar and water until thick and sweet. It often forms the base for other ingredients.
Hong Shao Rou Red Braised Pork Pork, Sugar, Soy Sauce, Wine Meat Luxury, Far East, Meaty Pork belly is braised for hours in sugar, soy sauce and aromatic spices until the fat and sticky sauce melt in your mouth!
Hong Shu Tang Sweet Potato Soup Sweet Potato, Ginger, Sugar, Date Dessert Healthy and heartwarming, this Cantonese treat simmers sweet potatoes, ginger, and red dates until the flavors meld perfectly.
Huasheng Tang Sweet Peanut Soup Milk, Peanut, Sugar Dessert Far East, Nutty, Sweet In this nutty dessert soup, peanuts are soaked overnight, then cooked with some water, milk and sugar until they almost melt in your mouth.
Hui Guo Rou Twice-Cooked Pork Bell Pepper, Bean Paste, Pork, Sichuan Pepper, Wine Meat In this Sichuan specialty, pork is first simmered in a bath of spics, then wok-fried until crispy with vegetables and two types of bean paste.
Ji Jiao Chicken Feet Chicken, Beans, Bean Paste, Sugar, Soy Sauce Meat Far East, Tea Time, Pub Grub This can be a scary dish for dimsum newbies! Chicken feet is fried, braised and steamed in a bean sauce until the meat and skin are soft and chewy.
Jiao Hua Ji Beggars Chicken Leaf, Chicken, Pork, Rice, Five Spice Powder Meat Far East, Earthy, Aromatic Chicken is stuffed with pork, rice and spices, then encased in lotus leaves and clay. The juices are sealed as the chicken bakes.
Jiao Yan You Yu Salt and Pepper Squid Squid, Peppercorn, Flour, Chili, Oil Seafood Squid is coated in cornstarch, then tossed with garlic, pepper and chili peppers to give it a crunchy, spicy kick!
Jiao Zi Beijing-style Pork and Chive Dumplings Flour, Pork, Chives, Wine, Oil Dumpling These wonderful, crimped dumplings are filled with pork and chives, then either steamed or pan-fried.
Jing Jiang Rou Si Shredded Pork in Bean Sauce Pork, Bean Paste, Sugar, Scallion, Flatbread Meat Meaty, Far East, Sweet A traditional Beijing dish, lean pork tenderloin is stir-fried in sweet soybean paste, then served with scallions in a soya bean wrap.
Li Hongzhang Hodgepodge Chicken, Fish, Ham, Stock, Bamboo Shoot Meat Surf and Turf, Far East, Festive This dish is an eclectic mix of ingredients ranging from ham and chicken to mushroom and sea cucumbers!
Lo Mai Gai Lotus Leaf Rice Chicken, Leaf, Mushroom, Rice, Sausage Rice Street, Far East Glutinous rice is filled with chicken, mushrooms and Chinese sausage, and steamed in a lotus leaf. Delectable!
Luo Bo Gao Turnip Cake Turnip, Shrimp, Rice, Sausage, Oil Vegetables Greasy, Far East, Tea Time Daikon radish, rice flour, dried shrimps and Chinese sausage are mixed and pan-fried into slabs - the outside is crispy, the inside, luscious.
Luo Han Zhai Buddha's Delight Bamboo Shoot, Cabbage, Mushroom, Soy Sauce, Tofu Vegetables Far East, Healthy, Vegetarian Traditionally eaten by Buddhist monks, up to 18 different vegetables with auspicious significance are braised in Soy Sauce until tender.
Luobo Men Niu Nan Braised Beef Brisket with Turnips Beef, Turnip, Soy Sauce, Bean Paste, Anise Meat Beef brisket and daikon radish are simmered for hours in a bath of spices, soy sauce and fermented bean curd. Absolutely yummy!
Ma La Huo Guo Szechuan Hot Pot Stock, Bean Paste, Sichuan Pepper, Ginger, Anise Soup Fiery, Aromatic, Far East Ma La means numbing and spicy. True to its name, this hot pot serves various meats and veggies in a salty and fiery herbal broth with Sichuan peppers!
Ma Lai Go Malay Steamed Sponge Cake Flour, Sugar, Egg, Honey Cake Tea Time, Far East, Sweet This traditional sponge cake actually isn't Malaysian! An egg and brown sugar batter is fermented overnight, then steamed until airy and moist!
Mango Pudding Mango, Gelatin, Milk, Sugar Dessert Fruity, Creamy, Far East This creamy dish combines mango and gelatin into a light pudding that's drenched in evaporated milk.
Mango Sago Milk, Sugar, Mango, Tapioca Dessert Fruity, Creamy, Far East This popular Cantonese dessert adds ripe mangoes and tapioca pearls in a creamy mango-milk mixture. Perfect for summer!
Mapo Tofu Tofu, Sichuan Pepper, Bean Paste, Pork, Beans Vegetables Fiery, Home, Far East Silky tofu contrasts with crispy minced pork and a spicy, bright-red sauce of bean paste and Sichuan Peppers. A classic in Sichuan cuisine!
Moo Shu Pork Pork, Wine, Mushroom, Egg, Soy Sauce Meat Earthy, Meaty Probably more well-known is the US than in China, this dish stir-fries pork, mushroom and scrambled eggs in soy sauce and rice wine.
Nian Gao Chinese New Year Cake Egg, Flour, Oil, Rice, Sugar Cake Far East, Festive, Greasy Eaten during Chinese New Year, this paste of sugar and glutinous rice is usually dipped in egg and pan-fried. It's considered lucky to eat these!
Niu Nai Zha Man Tou Deep-Fried Mantou with Condensed Milk Flour, Oil, Condensed Milk Bread Far East Mantou are Chinese steamed buns eaten in Northern China. These ones are deep-fried and served with a condensed milk dipping sauce!
Pai Gut Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce Beans, Ginger, Wine, Pork, Sugar Meat Tea Time, Meaty, Far East In this Cantonese dimsum favorite, pork ribs are steamed with whole black beans, rice wine and grated ginger.
Peking Duck Duck, Bean Paste, Scallion, Cucumber, Sugar Meat Far East, Meaty, Luxury This Beijing dish is famous for its crispy skin and multi-course preparation. The duck meat is served with scallions, sweet bean paste and cucumbers wrapped in thin pancakes.
Popiah Fujian Fresh Spring Rolls Flour, Turnip, Carrot, Cabbage, Egg Vegetables Far East, Home, Healthy Grated Turnip, omelette, and other fresh vegetables are wrapped in a thin crepe. This dish is popular in Chinese communities in South-East China.
Qing Zheng Yu Cantonese-style Steamed Fish Fish, Soy Sauce, Ginger, Scallion, Coriander Seafood Healthy, Sea, Far East Whole sea bass or red snapper is gently steamed with soy sauce, ginger, and scallions, the garnished with cilantro. Simple but lovely.
Ren Shen Ji Tang Herbal Chicken Soup Chicken, Ginseng, Ginger, Date, Mushroom Soup Far East, Home, Healthy This restorative soup includes a whole black chicken, ginseng, red dates, Chinese roots, and snow-ear mushrooms.
San Xian Doupi Three Delicacies in Tofu Skin Rice, Tofu, Pork, Mushroom, Egg Rice Greasy, Street, Far East Sticky rice is studded with yummy ingredients - anything from pork, shrimp, mushroom and bamboo shoots - then pan-fried between sheets of tofu skin!
Sanbeiji Three-Cup Chicken Chicken, Soy Sauce, Wine, Sesame, Basil Meat Far East, Aromatic The dish is named after the three sauces used to braise the chicken - soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil. The sauce is reduced until the chicken absorbs all the flavors!
Sha Cha Mian Sha Cha Noodles Noodles, Bean Paste, Chili, Peanut, Squid Noodles Fusion, Nutty, Fiery Perhaps influenced by South-East Asian satay sauces, this dish is a slightly spicy and creamy peanut soup with noodles and various fresh ingredients.
Shao Ji Fan Soy Sauce Chicken Rice Rice, Chicken, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Scallion Rice Street, Meaty, Far East This is one of the classic Cantonese siu mei, or rotisserie dishes. Roast chicken is marinated in soy sauce and served with rice.
Shao Ya Fan Roast Duck Rice Rice, Duck, Sugar, Vinegar, Plum Rice Meaty, Street, Far East This is one of the classic Cantonese siu mei, or rotisserie dishes. Roasted duck is eaten with rice and a sweet plum dipping sauce.
Shaobing Chinese Sesame Biscuits Flour, Oil, Sesame, Sugar Bread These baked sesame flatbreads are common in Northern China, and can either be sweet or savory, and filled or served as is.
Shuan Yang Rou Mongolian Hot Pot Mutton, Tofu, Cabbage, Bean Sprouts, Vermicelli Meat Influenced by Mongolia, Beijing natives cook thinly sliced mutton, vegetables and vermicelli in a clear broth. Many dipping sauces are served too.
Siu Mai Cantonese Pork Dumpling Flour, Pork, Shrimp, Mushroom, Carrot Dumpling Tea Time, Far East, Earthy Ground pork, shrimp and mushroom are finely minced and wrapped in a thin sheet of dough. It's usually garnished with an orange dot - either carrot or crab roe.
Siu Yuk Fan Cantonese Roast Pork with Rice Rice, Pork, Garlic, Five Spice Powder Rice Meaty, Street, Far East This is one of the classic Cantonese siu mei, or rotisserie dishes. Pork is roasted until the skin is crispy and the meat is moist and tender.
Song Shu Yu Sweet and Sour Squirrel Fish Fish, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Vinegar, Oil Seafood Far East, Sweet, Sour Suzhou is renowned for its mandarin fish carved into the shape of a squirrel. The fish is deep-fried until golden brown, then coated with sweet and sour glaze.
Suan La Tang Hot and Sour Soup Chili, Mushroom, Tofu, Vinegar, Bamboo Shoot Soup Far East, Earthy, Sour Chinese mushrooms such as Cloud's Ear and Wood Ear are steeped in a broth of pork, fresh tofu, vinegar and chilis to create an earthy soup.
Suan La Tu Dou Si Sour and Spicy Shredded Potatoes Potato, Chili, Vinegar, Oil Potatoes Fiery, Sour, Far East This Northern Chinese dish is simple and filling - potatoes are cut into thin strips then tossed with dried red chilis and vinegar.
Tang Ce Yu Sweet and Sour Fish Sugar, Vinegar, Soy Sauce, Fish Seafood
Tang Cu Xiao Pai Shanghai Sweet and Sour Ribs Pork, Soy Sauce, Sugar, Vinegar, Wine Meat Far East, Sweet, Sour This specialty from Shanghai sees bite-sized ribs fried until crispy, then coated in a sauce of sugar, vinegar and soy. It's usually served cold.
Tangyuan Glutinous Rice Dumplings in Sweet Soup Ginger, Rice, Sesame, Sugar Dessert Far East, Festive, Nutty In this delicate dessert, glutinous rice balls are filled with black sesame paste, and soaked in ginger syrup.
Taro Puffs Yam, Pork, Shrimp, Mushroom, Oil Dumpling Greasy, Tea Time, Far East In this Cantonese dimsum, a filling of pork, shrimp and mushroom is fried in a shell of mashed taro, leaving the shell crispy and fluffy.
Tofu Hua Tofu Pudding Tofu, Ginger, Sugar Dessert Far East, Healthy, Sweet In this Cantonese snack, soft tofu is steeped in sweet ginger syrup. Delicate and fluffy!
Water Chestnut Cake Flour, Chestnut, Sugar, Oil Cake Chopped water chestnuts are embedded into squares of shredded water chestnuts! The cakes have a tender bite and a translucent sheen.
Wonton Noodles Noodles, Stock, Shrimp, Chives, Bok Choy Noodles Far East, Street, Hearty Now world-reknowned, noodles are served piping hot over clear broth, garnished with shrimp wontons and leafy vegetables.
Xiao Long Bao Shanghai Soup Dumplings Pork, Mushroom, Ginger, Flour, Stock Dumpling Luxury, Far East These dumplings are filled with a luxurious broth of pork and mushroom, the flavors exploding through the delicate skin with every bite
Xiaoji Dun Mogu Chicken Mushroom Stew Chicken, Mushroom, Noodles, Anise, Soy Sauce Stew Aromatic, Earthy, Far East A specialty of cold Laoning province, families huddle around this warming dish of stewed chicken, hazel mushroom and cellophane noodles.
Xie Rou Yu Mi Tang Crab and Corn Soup Stock, Crab, Corn, Egg Soup Hearty, Sea This Chinese favorite marries the sweetness of corn with the savory tenderness of eggs and crab meat.
Xinjiang Yang Rou Chuan Xinjiang Lamb Skewers Lamb, Coriander, Garlic, Cumin, Sichuan Pepper Meat Fusion, Fiery, Aromatic China's Xinjiang region borders Mongolia and Central Asia. Their influence comes through in this grilled lamb seasoned with cumin, coriander and chili!
Yang Chow Chao Fan Yang Chow Fried Rice Rice, Egg, Shrimp, Char Siu, Scallion Rice Greasy, Surf and Turf, Far East This ancient and widely popular dish blends rice, eggs, shrimps, Char Siu, peas and scallions!
Yang Rou Pao Mo Mutton Stew with Flatbread Mutton, Flatbread, Five Spice Powder, Mushroom, Noodles Stew Fusion, Aromatic, Winter This Muslim-inspired dish means 'lamb-soaked bread'. Pieces of flatbread are dunked in a rich mutton broth with glass noodles and mushrooms.
Yu Tou Gao Taro Cake Yam, Rice, Shrimp, Mushroom, Oil Vegetables Prepared similarly to its Cantonese cousin the Turnip Cake, taro with rice flour and dried shrimps are cut into slabs and pan-fried.
Yu Xiang Qie Zi Sichuan Eggplant Eggplant, Sichuan Pepper, Bean Paste, Soy Sauce, Vinegar Vegetables Vegetarian, Far East, Fiery This dish literally means 'fish-fragrant eggplant' but has no fish! Eggplant is tossed in Sichuan pepper, vinegar, bean paste and soy sauce, creating a smoky flavor.
Yue Bing Mooncake Flour, Beans, Red Bean, Sugar, Egg Pastry Hearty, These traditional Chinese pastries are often filled with a rich red bean or lotus seed paste, and a salted egg yolk.
Zha Jiang Mian Fried Sauce Noodles Bean Paste, Cucumber, Noodles, Oil, Pork Noodles Greasy, Hearty, Far East Literally translated as 'fried sauce noodle', thick noodles are topped with shredded cucumbers and ground pork fried with fermented soybean paste!
Zhaliang Crullers Wrapped in Rice Noodles Rice, Sesame, Flour, Oil, Soy Sauce Rice This lovely dim sum dish is a play on textures - smooth, slippery rice noodles wrap a crunchy Chinese You Tiao.
Zhang Cha Ya Tea Smoked Duck Duck, Tea, Sichuan Pepper, Wine, Honey Meat Far East, Aromatic, Luxury In this elevated Sichuan dish, duck marinated with Sichuan pepper and rice wine is smoked over black tea leaves and camphor twigs.
Zheng Dan Chinese Steamed Egg Egg, Stock, Scallion, Sesame Eggs The Chinese cousin of the Japanese Chawanmushi, this dish combines chicken, stock, eggs, sesame oil and scallions in a delicate custard.
Zheng Rou Bing Steamed Pork with Preserved Vegetable Pork, Preserved Vegetable, Mushroom, Soy Sauce, Wine Meat This Southern Chinese dish mixes minced pork, mushrooms and pickled vegetables into a yummy patty!
Zi Ran Yu Pian Crispy Sliced Fish with Cumin Fish, Flour, Cumin, Chili, Caraway Seafood Far East, Fiery, Sea Battered fish is fried until golden, then coated in cumin, caraway, and chili. Yum!
Zui Ji Drunken Chicken Chicken, Wine, Ginger, Scallion, Sugar Meat Far East, Aromatic, Home This pale-looking dish has a complex taste. Chicken is steeped in ginger and Shaoxing wine for hours, giving it a deep, aromatic flavor.