7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.

It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish Christmas tradition. Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.

1. Moo Shu Shrimp
Making this one-dish meal is even faster than waiting for takeout to arrive.

2. General Tso’s Chicken
The version here is lighter than take-out because the chicken is only lightly coated in cornstarch and pan-fried rather than deep-fried

3. Steamed Bacon Buns with Hoisin
Packaged biscuit dough and thick-cut smoky bacon reconfigure classic braised pork buns.

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4. Shumai with Crab and Pork
These flavorful dumplings are best served simply with a tad of Chinese mustard and soy sauce for dipping.

5. Ma Po Eggplant in Garlic Sauce
Spicy, stir-fried pork with ginger and garlic is a deliciously piquant foil for silky broiled eggplant.

6. Hung’s Clay Pot Rice
Ginger, garlic and scallions are used to flavor this earthy mushroom-and-bacon-studded clay pot rice.

7. Velvet Chicken
This sweet-and-spicy stir-fry has a fantastic silky texture.

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