Fukien Red Cooked Chicken
— This Fukien
Red-Cooked Chicken recipe gets its inspiration from a traditional Chinese preparation.
You'll enjoy the flavors in this dish. "Red cooking" is popular throughout most
of northern, eastern, and southeastern China. The name is derived from the dark
red-brown color that comes from the braising. Serve with hot cooked rice and
sprinkle with additional chopped green onions, if desired.
General Tso's Chicken — This is
the famous chicken dish that is named after a famous 19th century Chinese military
leader. While General Tso's Chicken was invented in the United States, it is
based on an authentic Hunan dish that translates roughly as "ancestor meeting
Lion's Head Meatballs — Traditionally
this Shanghai casserole dish featuring oversized pork meatballs and greens is
made with pork fat and cooked in a sand clay pot. The large meatballs are meant
to represent a lion, and the shredded greens its mane.