Stir-frying is a major style of cooking in China. When you master this art, you will never need to go out for a meal because you can make it even better to suit your family’s palate needs.
Mind you, most of the common Chinese meals that have made a name for themselves are the type that you often stir fry.
From chow mein to lo mein to even beef and broccoli, we use the stir fry cooking method.
We like this method because it makes it easy to retain the flavors, colors, and tastes.
Once you master this method of cooking, then you will be surprised at just how easy it is to cook most of these meals.
But do you know some of the great recipes of Chinese origin? Check out the best ones we show you here.
- Stir-fried chicken with garlic sauce
- Sweet and sour chicken
- Chinese orange chicken
- Szechuan chicken
- General Tso Chinese chicken recipe
- squid stir fry
- Sichuan style squid fried noodles
- Chinese sweet and sour fish fillet
- Ginger beef stir fry
- General Tso tofu
- Beef and broccoli
- 25 minutes beef and snow peas stir fry
- Snow peas and radish stir fry with almonds.
- Stir-fried Chinese pork tenderloin
- Kung pao shrimp
- Kung pao chicken noodle stir fry
- Beef lo mein
- Chicken chow mein
- Hong kong shrimp chow mein
- Stir-fried peanut sauce noodles
- Easy stir-fried cabbage and glass noodles.
- Garlic chicken zucchini noodle stir fry recipe.
- sweet and sour pork
- Stirfried shanghai noodles.
- Steak fried rice
- Stir-fried rice cakes(Niangao)
- Beef chow fun
- Chinese takeout style happy family stir fry
- Tofu stir fry
- Stir-fried fish fillet with black bean sauce
- Chinese Sweet and sour stir fry fillet
- Chinese stir fry cabbage
- Spicy shrimp and Napa cabbages
- Pork stir fry
- Vegetable stir fry
1. Stir-fried chicken with garlic sauce
With the stir-frying process, you only need to be creative when it comes to cooking these foods. One of the best things about this is that it’s a great simple meal that you can use.
But, of course, this is more of a take-out dish that you bring at home, and when you know how to make it following this recipe, you are never going to the shops again.
I love the sizzle when the chicken is cooking, but the addition of the color and the sweetness makes it even better tasting and delicious. With this, you are going to skip the unhealthy choices of meals.
It will look like it is here, so go on to make sure you are following the guide. Check out this recipe for ideas on the best ways to cook the meal easily.
2. Sweet and sour chicken
This is a meal that is dear to most Chinese. Suppose you are looking for a trick to make the meal just like we do here, then you should try the recipe idea we have here.
You don’t want it to be dry and tacky like the ones you find in some takeout; you want it juicy, flavorful, succulent, but overly delicious.
Here then, you have a meal that you could even set on your Chinese new year table.
And when you’re looking for the best chicken you could use for a major event; then you are going to benefit from this recipe.
So naturally, it’s a simple yet quick meal you can make and do so much easier. So try this recipe today for more ideas on how to make it.
3. Chinese orange chicken
And when you are craving orange chicken, you can make it in a short time. I can’t tell you just how much I love this meal, which is why I like to stir fry the chicken.
One thing that makes the chicken dish amazing is that it’s another one of the many meals that you can cook in just less than 30 minutes. Notice, though, that with this, you don’t even need to deep fry it.
Just make sure you are choosing the leanest chicken meals. Then, you will have the perfect choice of meal with a blend of flavors.
Notice that you will make the perfect chicken if you know how to make the orange sauce. In the end, you will enjoy the glaze and the flavors of the chicken. Try out this recipe we have here for ideas.
4. Szechuan chicken
Here then, you have a spicy stir fry choice of meal where you have the tender pieces you can fry and cook to make them perfect-looking yet nicely delicious.
Try this chicken by following this easy-to-follow recipe when you’re looking for some of the best yet easy-to-make meals.
Also, enjoy the sweet and savory sauce that you will always add to the chicken dish. If you want to make a take-out level of the meal, you should try this choice.
Enjoy the heat that you will find in the chicken; it’s going just to be a different choice of meal. Notice though that you are going to enjoy the sweet and savory style of the meal. The good thing, though, is that you can cook the veggies too in the chicken recipe.
It’s a tender recipe that is also amazingly easy to make by anyone, even when you are just trying it out.
5. General Tso Chinese chicken recipe
Check out this saucy, tender, and juicy chicken we have here. Notice that the chicken meal you also have here is loaded with the richest flavors, and it will work great if you like the general, orange chicken style of meal. Also, this is a sweet and spicy dish you can use.
The good thing is that the chicken is great since you can make it all in a single dish. It’s all a sweet and spicy treat of your choice.
This is one of the meals they make in China, and of course, today you can also find it in America easily. Notice too that you can eat it with rice or noodles if you like. If you like, then you can make the recipe we have here.
6. Squid stir fry
In our culture, it’s not every place that you will go and find the people making the fried squid. Notice that you will have the squid roll up, but the best part is that the flavors remain richer as well.
It will amaze you that then they will have an amazing flavor and scent too. So consider trying this rich and delicious recipe alongside your favorite noodles and rice.
7. Sichuan style squid fried noodles
Notice, though, that you will have the Sichuan peppercorns to deliver a numbing sensation. This food has the perfect heat that makes you enjoy the meal as well.
This food is an amazing choice because it has the perfect noodles you can blend with the squids. In the end, it will make the real meal already, and remember you are going to have the meal in just less than 30 minutes. This is one of the easiest ways you can use to have the flavors burst in your mouth.
You will mostly enjoy also the texture, but the colors are equally amazing. Do you like the squid stir fry? Try this easy-to-follow recipe to see how it works.
8. Chinese sweet and sour fish fillet
If you already have the fish fillet, you can make the Chinese sweet and sour fish fillet. In most cases, you will find that the whole fish, but then we have diced it with this.
The dicing will then help to make sure you have all parts of the fish being richly flavored. Notice, though, that you will have it perfectly coated, and then you will eat it alongside the different side dishes like rice and noodle.
Nothing beats the tastes of sweet and sour fish, and this recipe is what you need to make the perfect meal.
9. Ginger beef stir fry
When you are looking for crispy, juicy beef, then you can use this type. You will only need to know how to make and cook it right.
So then, it will also showcase the strip cuts, but then you will mix it with other ingredients to make it tasty and better. If you are then going to use it with the rice, it will absorb the perfect flavors making it delicious.
In most cases, then the spice and the seasoning are what will make it amazingly tasty. Notice that the bell peppers are amazing, and they will make it easy to attain the perfect taste of the beef anyway.
Notice that this one is one of the most common Sichuanese recipes to use for this meal.
10. General Tso tofu
This is particularly ideal for vegan meals. The tofu is not only tender. It’s delicious to use but also savory, sweet, and spicy.
I know this for sure the moment you dare eat it, you are never going to stop eating it. This is such a flavorful meal that is also high in protein, remember.
This is perfect to use if you’re a fan of meat, too, because it will deliver the natural and perfect flavors that you will mostly also receive. Also, check out the recipe we have here for ideas. I love the vegan style, do you?
11. Beef and broccoli
Here you have one of the best meals you could ever have since it’s tender beef that you then use the brown sauce to stir fry. When you learn to make this authentic Chinese style, you will never want to order out again.
It’s, however, common in Chinese American restaurants, so we are going to show you how to make it. This is one of the perfect dishes that you can use since it will capture the hearts of many.
This is amazingly a Cantonese style of meal that they make in the restaurant. Check out the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.
12. 25 minuted beef and snow peas stir fry
Do you want to cook the way we do? First, you have to go to the basics and use the major ingredients we like to make. It will take about 25 minutes to fix the beef and snow peas stir fry in most cases.
Here you will mostly have the perfect meals in a few. You will enjoy the color but also the texture and the flavors. The great thing then is that it will go with all the different side dishes.
You will love the crunchiness, but the sauciness is everything because it will drizzle onto the rice. If you are in a hurry to make one of the richest meals, then you should consider this option by all means. The recipe guide is everything in that it will make it easy to enjoy the meal.
13. Snow peas and radish stir fry with almonds.
Do you have 30 minutes? That’s about enough for you to make this vegetable together with the different proteins and meals you would like to make.
Notice that it has the vibrant color and the perfect flavors and texture to make it a fun meal you can eat. It’s the perfect veggie to use, especially during the Chinese new year celebration, making learning the process easy.
Notice, though, that the addition of the radish and the almonds makes it even better, so then you may not even need too much protein to make the meal even better.
So then you will also always enjoy the vibrant colors. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on the best way to make it.
14. Stir-fried Chinese pork tenderloin
Here is one of the easiest yet basic styles of making the pork tenderloin that will always take you just a short time even to get ready. If you’re one of those who don’t like to spend the whole day in the kitchen, then this will be of benefit to you.
I like to cook some of the most delicious meals that will take longer to cook in the kitchen, but I also enjoy cooking quick meals packed with flavors.
Just know another kind of sauce you need to make the stir fry recipe that is easily amazing. With the different ingredients, then you will cook the meat and have it being attractive or colorful.
15. Kung pao shrimp
Here is yet another one of the most preferred shrimp you can use, and you will enjoy its zesty flavors. It’s further nicely spicy and the perfect tasting choice of shrimp you can use.
You will only need about 30 minutes to have it ready to use. This is by far the best and the tastiest choice of shrimp that you can easily use alongside the different side dishes.
This is a spicy, crunchy, and delicious meal you can use alongside the different side dishes. Notice, though, that you will have the great kung pao sauce when you know how to use the perfect choice of shrimp meals.
If you don’t make the sauce right then, you will not have such delicious shrimp. Check out the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make this amazing choice of meal.
16. Kung pao chicken noodle stir fry
When you have one of the most common meals readily available, you can make it with this. So when you have the chicken and noodles, you will be making a rich meal by yourself.
Just know that this is a quick meal that you will have ready in about 30 minutes or less.
You can even make it as spicy as you need it to be, and the choice is, therefore, yours to make it mild or spicy. You see, you can also add several ingredients to make it even better tasting.
You can use shrimps, mushrooms, and even different veggies. Like the one we talked about here, then you are going to find that they remain nicely delicious.
I like chicken, so of course, to make it easy is easy for me. This is just one of the best recipes you can use to make the meal. Many others would work at your convenience.
17. Beef lo mein
Here you’ll blend the perfect lo mein noodles with the beef strips. Of course, it will be perfect because you will add different sauces to make it even delicious.
If you like the lo mein noodles, you will have the perfect noodles to set in the stew or soups.
When you have a wok, you are good to cook this delicious meal in just a short while. I like that it’s colorful yet delicious and an amazing treat to use.
You could make many other types of lo mein just because you can change the protein to anything you wish. Make sure you choose the best part of the meat to ensure you only use the tender meat. Notice, though, that you can stir fry the lo mein easily. Check to confirm the recipe we have here for ideas.
18. Chicken chow mein
This is one of the easiest to make chow mein. And you know you are going to have it packed with different nutrients. But the best part is that you will receive some of the most flavorful chow mein that is also nicely colorful. Here then you will add the meats and the veggies as well as the noodles.
I know most of you only eat chow mein when they are out in a Chinese restaurant, but you don’t have to wait when you know how to make it.
Remember you will use only the chow mein noodles for this recipe, and then you will have a burst of flavors with it.
It should take you less than thirty minutes to make this delicious meal. The good thing, though, is that once you eat it and have leftovers, you can store them for future use in the fridge.
It will surprise you then that you’re going to have a burst of flavor and deliciousness. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.
19. Hong kong shrimp chow mein
Another one of the major chow mein is to use or make the shrimp chow mein that is also a very delicious choice.
Of course, the recipes vary based on the region, but I can’t tell you just how you will love this. If you love this style, you aren’t alone as it’s a Chinatown favorite.
You simply will have to toss the different ingredients in the hot wok. In most cases, you even have the chewy and delicious shrimp chow mein. If not for anything, you will love the umami flavors and blend all the different ingredients, including the meats and sauces.
Just make sure before you start to work on the meal you will have the hot wok ready as everything works first. Check out the recipe we have here for ideas.
20. Stir-fried peanut sauce noodles
Doesn’t this looks just too delicious, and don’t you just want to try it immediately. I write it here because I just found out about it, and then when I tried to make it, wow, amazing. So try it today, and I promise you will love it. Not only will it satisfy you but it’s rather going to be nicely delicious.
This is one of the most common meals they like to make in Thailand, but it’s also a rich style we make here.
Notice, though, that the major ingredient creating an amazing flavor is the peanut sauce. You will enjoy the sesame oil flavors and the peanut just because they will give you the nutty flavors too.
Are you vegan or one who just likes to try different meal choices? You will be satiated in just taking this. Take just fifteen minutes, and you will be ready to use this one. So check the recipe we have here for ideas on making this meal.
21. Easy stir-fried cabbage and glass noodles.
Here is yet another simple yet delicious meal that is full and packed with flavors. This is more of a vegan, vegetarian choice of noodles-style meal.
So the question you want to ask is, do you have cabbage and noodles? It looks so nice, and it’s easy to make it within just a few minutes.
I can’t tell you how many times I had made this for my family when we didn’t want to cook so much of the food. Notice then that you will have the perfect flavors and colors too.
So consider cooking it when you’re in a hurry, and of course, you can eat it alongside other meals. Check out the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make the meal.
22. Garlic chicken zucchini noodle stir fry recipe
This is the perfect stir fry again to use when you have the chicken and the zucchini. But, of course, when you like zucchini noodles, wait for this recipe to excite your palate.
I know that you can use it alongside the chicken meals you have. The great thing is that you will be amazed at how easy it is to make zucchini noodles.
So then you can go on and dice the chicken pieces, which is also what will make the meal even better. Also then add the spices to enrich it fully.
Notice that you will enjoy cooking it as it takes such a short time to make it. Check the recipes we have here for ideas on how to make them.
23. Chinese sweet and sour pork
I never get enough of this delish, so here you are going to find it easy to cook one of the best sweet and sour pork too. You see, this pork is going to be juicy, tender, and outrightly delicious.
Notice, though, that the best sweet and sour pork then usually balances the flavors of the sweetness and sourness.
The amazing thing about this recipe we suggest is that it is way easier to make, yet it tastes much better than the take-out options. Notice though that this is not the regular type of dish where they deliver the fried pork into the sugary sauce no this stands out for being balanced in the greatness of the flavors.
So it’s going to blend the vintage-like sauce with the pungent flavors and the delicious aromas as well.
The major thing you want to do is make sure you only choose to use the ones that deliver the great flavors of the meals. When you want to try this recipe out, then check this recipe at all times.
24. Stir-fried shanghai noodles
I had to highlight these types in the list because they show you some of the best noodles that are both thick and chewy. Expect them to be of dark color yet stir-fried and thus assuming the perfect face. When cooking it then they blend it with the strips of pork together with the cabbages too.
Here is the secret though you always want to add the red vinegar to the noodles as it will give it another level of taste and goodness. When you have this right, then you should serve it with the sticky rice rolls.
Notice that they mostly use loads of oil when they make the stir-fries, but when you use the red vinegar, you will cut on the number of oils.
So here’s the thing you want to know, though just like every other noodle, you should work faster with your stir-fries. But for more insights on the recipe, use the recipe we have here.
25. Steak fried rice
This is more of a general Asian-style meal, but it also suits the Chinese style of the meal. So then, you should have your eyes sticking on this easy-to-cook delicious rice.
In this case, you will always combine the rice with the strips of meat, but you should also mix it with the veggies. In the end, you will have a flavorful type of meal that is further easier to make.
You can never go wrong when taking the fried rice, you know. One great thing about fried rice is that you can always use the different leftovers you already have in the fridge.
Nonetheless, if you just find that you enjoy it, then you can just make it to enjoy the different flavors anyway. This is one of the easier meals to bring together, one of the most surprising things.
Of course, you always want to set the rice in the hot wok for it to come out as delicious. Check the recipe for ideas on how to make the perfect one.
26. Stir-fried rice cakes(Nian Gao)
Here is yet another one of the most common meals in China that brings all the flavors of Shanghai.
Naturally, you will enjoy this meal because it brings together the chewiness with great flavors, making it one of the most delicious meals you can have. But, of course, you will like it for its savory nature too.
Here you have the pounded rice that normally has a sticky nature, and it tends to be chewy as well.
They will not look like your regular rice; rather, they look like oval-shaped pasta that you also blend with the pork.
Don’t worry, these you can just buy in the shops then come to mix them with the pork to make a whole delicious meal. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.
27. Beef chow fun
Here you have another one of the beef stir-fried meals that you then blend with the springy noodles to make a juicy, delicious meal. My Cantonese mom used to like making this at home, and I cant tell you how much we enjoyed it.
The best thing is that it blends the noodles, beef strips, and sometimes even bean sprouts together with the different types of sauce to make it perfect tasting.
Here then, you’re going to have a tasty, comforting meal. When you have the right noodles and the perfect part of the beef, you will be surprised at how easy it is to make it.
Like most other stir-fries, always remember to work with the hot wok and the perfect choice of sauce to make the rich color. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.
28. Chinese Takeout Style Happy Family Stir Fry
Notice that you have another perfect choice of a combination of chicken, shrimp, veggies, and the light brown sauce too.
You will have such a great meal combo you can see here. It perfectly blends all the necessary ingredients.
Also, notice that although it looks complex, it’s such a great choice of meal that’s easy to make. It blends great textures, flavors, and tastes too.
You can always make it healthy since it’s a Chinese weeknight meal that’s further greater to use. Notice that when you make it, you will be amazed at how great it tastes, almost like the Chinese take-out meal.
So notice that the meal will contain some seafood, beef, pork and some veggies. It’s going to be one of the best and healthiest options you can have.
Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.
29. Tofu stir fry
This is a more vegan style of meal that will blend in some of the perfect flavors. It works well when you blend the perfect chili garlic sauce in it too.
You will like it then that you can cook it as a main dish or even a side dish. Just know, though, that it’s a great side dish that even kids will enjoy remembering.
When making it, though, remember only to use the extra firm tofu for the same meal.
So then you’re going to have a healthy, delicious meal in a short while. Check the recipe we have here for the best ideas on how to make it.
30. Stir-fried fish fillet with black bean sauce
Here is another one of the easiest-to-make recipes that is further much more delicious but easy to make. The best thing is that you can use different types of fish to make this fillet type.
In addition, they like to use coconut milk too to make it nicely saucy as well. But you don’t have to.
Notice that you don’t have to think too much about this meal since you can comfortably make it even during the week. Check this recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it, though.
31. Chinese sweet and sour fish fillet stir fry
One of the most popular meals in China is this sweet-sour fish just as much as the pork is.
If you are going to eat it from the restaurant, you should know it will be expensive since the fish is usually fresh from the tank.
But you can decide to cut on the cost by cooking it yourself at home.
Well, you can make it whole fish or the fillet, but the fillet one is much easier to make.
Check out the recipe we have here to enjoy the sweet flavor and the savoy one in making this recipe.
32. Chinese cabbage stir fry
We also enjoy the different veggies, and you should use the cabbages to make the perfect meal to eat alongside your different meals. Here you have one of the best vegan or vegetarian styles of meal you can use.
It’s a much better choice to use because it will deliver the best flavors and nutrients together with your other meals.
Here then, you have the perfect tangy, savory, yet also delicious meal you can eat at any time. You will like these options as they feature the use of a healthy choice of veggies.
I first ate this last year and in Beijing, but I promise you will be hooked if you try it. Check the recipe we have here for an easier way to make it.
33. Spicy shrimp and Napa cabbages
Here we have one of the Chinese-inspired stir fry recipes. Most people enjoy the Napa cabbages just because of the way it’s hearty and delicious.
This will be your easiest method to use in eating the shrimp without ever longing for rice.
This meal is everything, and you will enjoy eating it too, which is what makes it amazing.
When you, therefore, marinate the shrimps right then, you will be sure to have the most delicious choices of meals. Consider checking it out in this recipe to consider how you can make it.
34. Pork stir fry
So here you are going to use the strips of pork to make an amazing meal combination. It’s an easy style of cooking the pork where you will attain the tender pork that is enriched with flavors.
Just remember to add some pineapple and veggies to the meal. The best part is that it’s easy to make a recipe that will make you a much shorter time to bring out together.
People like this stir fry because you could even use it to make the leftover much better. It’s uniquely delicious for your information. Try this enriching recipe today to see how delicious it comes out.
35. Vegetable stir fry
And when you’re short of ideas, you should make this meal as it will always amaze you how great it is. The secret then is to make the perfect vegetable to accompany some of your meats and carbs.
The great thing is that we are always making the veggies in a stir fry method. So try this recipe when all you want is the addition of veggies to the list of your meals.
Stir-frying is one of the major methods of cooking we love. Not only is it fast but it will deliver the perfect flavors in no time. The other great thing is that you can cook almost anything using this method. When you then use it you will love the colors the texture and the tastes.
With a little practice though you will realize that anyone can cook using this method. We have listed the 35 best options of stir-frying you could use. Did we live your favorite out? List it in the comment section below and we will add it here.