Spicy, sweet, boldly aromatic and intriguing, Chinese recipes have claimed a rightful place on the American dinner table since the first Chinese restaurant opened in 1849. Many popular Chinese recipes developed using innovative cooking techniques that maximize flavor in the shortest cook time possible; they had to, to make the most of the limited availability of cooking oil and fuel for fires. Chinese recipes embrace balance, often contrasting sweet with spicy or creating a balance between savory, spicy, sweet, and sour. Find the flavors you need to make your own version of your favorite Chinese meals with our selection of Asian spices and herbs, or try one of our seasoning blends for a fast and easy way to experiment with your favorite stir-fry.

Vegetable Stir Fry with Poached Egg
You might think when making fried rice one of the last seasonings you would normally reach for would be one called Everything Bagel Seasoni
Egg Drop Soup
According to the internet, Egg Drop Soup is sometimes called “Egg Flower Soup,” and when we made our rendition of it we absolutely saw how people could think that.
Chinese 5 Spice Chicken Stir Fry
Let’s talk about China. Actually, that’s kind of a big subject, huh? Maybe just specifically, let’s talk about Chinese food. Actually, that’s also a pretty huge subject.
Egg Rolls with Hot Chinese Mustard
Looking for the perfect party snack recipe? This is it! This recipe makes 25 egg rolls, which is just the right amount for a small gathering of friends to enjoy as a light snack.
Mao's Red Braised Pork
Red cooking in Chinese cuisines is done to bring good luck and joy. These associations are linked to the color red that comes from fire, which is the symbol of prosperity in Chinese culture.
General Tso's Chicken
General Tso’s chicken is a fan favorite in the United States.
La Jiao Jiang - Hot Chili Sauce
Use any fresh, red hot chile pepper for this recipe! We used cherry bomb peppers, which are just about as spicy as jalapeños.
Hot and Sour Soup
Hot and sour soup is classically Chinese, but it is also a staple in American cuisine as it has found a special place in the hearts of Chinese food establishment frequenters all over the United S
Honey Sesame Shrimp
The tails were left on these shrimp for this recipe, but if you prefer them tailless, they don’t need to swim anymore so you can remove them.
Instant Pot General Tso’s Style Chicken
You may be surprised to learn that General Tso’s style chicken is not served in China, or anywhere in Asia for that matter.
Smoky Pork Wontons in Sichuan Red Chili Oil
These delightful pockets of goodness are relatively easy to make, once you get the wrapping technique down.
Sichuan Red Chili Oil
Sichuan cuisine is one of the most interesting cuisine styles that I have had the pleasure of learning about here at Spices Inc.
Sichuan Pepper and Beef Stir Fry
We really loved the fragrance of toasting the Sichuan Peppercorns before grinding them.
Beef Stir Fry
This very easy to make and diet friendly to boot! We like using lean flatiron steak as it cooks up nice and tender and doesn't have much fat.
Vegetable Stir Fry
This super-easy recipe is loaded with healthy vegetables.