Chinese Appetizers

Who needs a Chinese restaurant when you can whip up your own hot, savory Chinese appetizers? Kick off your next party with Chinese appetizers - buns, chicken wraps, and spring rolls.

See Popular Chinese Appetizers Recipes

Grilled Miso Shrimp

Food & Wine

When grilling shrimp or scallops, use sticks of lemongrass or sprigs of rosemary as an alternative to metal or bamboo skewers.

Total: 30 mins

Wasabi Shrimp-Stuffed Buns

Better Homes and Gardens

Pork and Lobster Egg Rolls Florentine

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 45 mins

Stir-Fried Five-Spice Pork with Lettuce Cups

Food & Wine

Melissa Rubel Jacobson seasons chunks of tender, succulent pork shoulder with Chinese five-spice powder (a mixture of cinnamon, fennel seeds, cloves, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns), which is a fast way to add Asian flavor.

Total: 35 mins

Fried Ham and Rice Balls


A great appetizer made with items from your pantry!

Total: 30 mins

Vegetable Summer Rolls with Chile-Lime Dipping Sauce

Food & Wine

Wendy Leon says these rolls, filled with bell pepper and slivers of avocado, are an effective way to get her grandchildren to eat vegetables.

Total: 45 mins
Total: 40 mins

Chicken And Peach Wontons

Better Homes and Gardens

Ground ginger and crushed red pepper add a spicy zing to these make-ahead appetizers.

Teriyaki Chicken Rumaki

Better Homes and Gardens

Baked Pork Egg Rolls

National Pork Board
Total: 36 mins

Creamy Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips

Midwest Living

Wonton wrapper chips definitely add to the crab rangoon-like vibe, but rice crackers, sugar snap peas or baby bok choy leaves would also make good Asian-inspired dippers.

Five-Spice Chicken Wings

Better Homes and Gardens

Five-spice powder is often used in Chinese-inspired dishes such as these tantalizing appetizer wings.

Teriyaki Chicken Wings With Hot Mango Dipping Sauce

Stevia In The Raw®

Brushing several times with an all-natural sauce gives these baked wings intense flavor and crunchy skin. The chile-spiked fruit dipping sauce makes the perfect partner.

Light 'n Crisp Egg Rolls

Diabetic Living

Chopped water chestnuts add extra crunch to the savory filling in these delightful morsels.

Petite Spring Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

This traditional New Year's Eve appetizer is made using rice paper. Find the wrap at Asian food specialty markets or large supermarkets.

Total: 40 mins

Chinese Five Spice Edamame

The Food Channel

Edamame is a trendy appetizer your party guests will go for. The addition of Chinese Five Spice adds extra interest.

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