Chinese Chicken Dishes

No need to call your local Chinese restaurant for great chicken dishes. Now you've got all you need for Chinese classics like cashew chicken, and creative newcomers like five-spice grilled chicken - all from your kitchen.

Sesame Chicken with Broccoli

Better Homes and Gardens

There is mouthwatering magic in the sweet-tart, spicy-salty balance of Chinese sauces like this one. Here it is poured over tender marinated chicken, sprinkled with a generous helping of toasted sesame seeds and served with the crisp clean contrast of steamed broccoli. Its just like the dish you get from the local takeout, only so much more delicious and better for you.

Sticky Chinese Chicken

Family Circle

This five-ingredient chicken recipe is a spin-off on a popular Chinese dish. Crushed seasoned croutons in the coating provide the garlic and onion flavor.

Chicken-Mushroom Lo Mein

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy Chinese food at home without picking up the phone. This homemade lo mein is easy to prepare and tastes terrific.

Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Midwest Living

Frozen lemonade provides the sour component for this Asian slow cooker main dish recipe. Serve with white rice to complete the meal.

Sesame Chicken Nuggets and Green Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Skip the overly salty and greasy Asian takeout and make your own sesame chicken at home. Once breaded, bake rather than fry the chicken to make this dinner lighter.

Total: 40 mins

Orange Chicken and Couscous

Parents

The orange in this whole grain, protein-packed salad doesn't refer to a sugary Asian sauce, but to a summery citrus dressing.

Chicken Fried Rice

Family Circle

Hot-and-Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken

Diabetic Living

Classic Asian flavors like peanut, ginger, coconut and curry combine in this slow cooker chicken dinner.

Peking Chicken Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this ginger-flavored chicken and vegetable dish over rice or fried wonton strips.

Kung Pao Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Kung Pao means "guardian of the throne." Legend has it that this ginger-and-garlic-accented dish was named for a Chinese general--"one of the throne's guardians"--who woke up in the middle of the night and commanded his chef to make him a snack. This was the result.

Chicken with Long Beans and Walnuts

Better Homes and Gardens

Walnuts add additional crunch to this Asian-style stir-fry.

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

With chunks of batter-coated chicken, pineapple, and a sweet-sour sauce, this stir-fry is always a popular choice in Chinese restaurants--especially with kids.

Total: 50 mins

Sichuan Chicken

Family Circle
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