19+ Better-Than-Take-Out Chinese Food Recipes

Skip the takeout and make these easy Chinese Food at Home recipes! From stir fry to crab rangoon and everything in between, you’re sure to find something you love! And save money at the same time.

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I don’t know about you, but we love a good Chinese takeout meal! There are so many options, you don’t need to worry about cooking, and the whole family loves it.

But I’ve got to be honest, eating out all the time can get expensive! And our local Chinese place doesn’t deliver; so that means bundling up and driving the 15-20 minutes to go pick it up.

With two little ones and a business to run, I just don’t always have time for that. So my solution? Making Chinese food at home! You can customize the dishes to your liking, and it’s so much cheaper!

These Chinese food at home recipes range from chicken to beef, can be made in the slow cooker or on the stove. Whatever tickles your fancy, you’re sure to find it here.

Authentic Chinese Dumplings
Authentic Homemade Dumplings (Potstickers) recipe! Learn how to make pork and shrimp dumplings using a real Chinese restaurant recipe! Plus a tutorial on how to fold a dumpling and dumplings dipping sauce.
Authentic Chinese Dumplings is a recipe straight from a Chinese restaurant owner. Learn how to make perfect little folds and the fry and steam techinque of cooking. 
Chinese Almond Chicken
Chinese Almond Chicken close up
Chinese Almond Chicken, aka Detroit Almond Chicken, ABC Chicken or Almond Boneless Chicken, is a dish with fried chicken and mushroom gravy served over iceberg lettuce.
Egg Drop Soup
close up of sliced mushroom in soup
This Chinese Egg Drop Soup is the BEST! It's quick and easy to make, making it perfect for a quick lunch or starter for dinner. It's made in only 15 minutes!
Easy Orange Chicken
This Orange Chicken Recipe is amped up with bell pepper, baby corn and carrots in a delicious savory orange sauce over rice. Garnish with scallions sesame seeds and orange zest for the best homemade Chinese food. #homemadeorangechicken #orangechickenrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
This Orange Chicken Recipe is amped up with bell pepper, baby corn and carrots in a delicious savory orange sauce over rice. Garnish with scallions sesame seeds and orange zest for the best homemade Chinese food. 
Slow Cooker Orange Chicken
This Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Recipe creates a healthier version of the Chinese delivery dish right at home in your slow cooker! #orangechickenrecipe #crockpotorangechicken www.savoryexperiments.com
Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Recipe- create a healthier version of the Chinese delivery dish in your slow cooker!
Asian BBQ Steak
Asian BBQ Steak marinade can be used on any cut of beef, combining traditional Asian flavors like soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame and garlic. #steakmarinade #bbqsteak #beefrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
Asian BBQ Steak marinade can be used on any cut of beef, combining traditional Asian flavors like soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame and garlic. 
Honey Walnut Shrimp
overhead of honey walnut shrimp with rice
This quick & easy Honey Walnut Shrimp recipe makes the best weeknight dinner. The shrimp is crisp and coated in a sweet honey glaze sauce!
Sweet and Sour Chicken
angle plate of crispy sweet and sour chicken
This crispy sweet and sour chicken recipe is ready in just 30 minutes and uses brown sugar and pineapple to sweeten the sauce.
Crab Rangoon
Avocado and Crab Rangoons are one of my favorite appetizer recipes! Creamy avocado, buttery crab and lush cream cheese with a Jalapeno Pineapple Sauce.
Crab Rangoon is one of my favorite appetizer recipes! Creamy avocado, buttery crab and cream cheese with a Jalapeno Pineapple Sauce.
Sesame Soba Noodles
Sesame Soba Noodles are made from delicious buckwheat noodles tossed in a light Asian sauce, edamame, and carrots! This noodle salad is full of yummy flavors! #sobanoodlerecipe #whataresobanoodles? www.savoryexperiments.com
Sesame Soba Noodles are made from delicious buckwheat noodles tossed in a light Asian sauce, edamame, and carrots! This noodle salad is full of yummy flavors! 
Beef Lo Mein Recipe
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Noodles, vegetables & tender beef are tossed in a slightly sweet and spicy sesame sauce to make this easy Beef Lo Mein! Ready in 30 minutes!
Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry
Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry in a black bowl
Skip the takeout and make this easy Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry in only 30 minutes! This Shrimp Stir Fry is an easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love!
Easy Fried Rice – Restaurant Style
Easy Fried Rice in a skillet
Easy Fried Rice is the best restaurant style fried rice you’ll ever make! Just 15 minutes and a great way to clean out the vegetable drawer.
Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken
Crockpot Cashew Chicken Recipe- better than take-out, this cashew chicken recipe is one of the best crock pot meals you will ever taste! I added this to my “best slow cooker recipes” file. Tasty Asian sauce with loads of vegetables. www.savoryexperiments.com
Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken is a favorite chicken crock pot recipe using lightly breaded chicken with a flavorful cashew sauce, celery, bean sprouts, onion and bell pepper! 
Wasabi Chicken Potstickers
Wasabi Chicken Potstickers are homemade dumplings packed with ground chicken, nose flaring wasabi, ginger and seasonings. Dip in my famous potsticker sauce! #chickenpotstickers www.savoryexperiments.com
Wasabi Chicken Potstickers are homemade dumplings packed with ground chicken, nose flaring wasabi, ginger and seasonings. Dip in my famous potsticker sauce! 
Sesame Crusted Tuna with Wasabi Whipped Cream
Sesame Crusted Tuna with Wasabi Whipped Cream is an easy and healthy meal that comes together in 15 minutes. #tunarecipe #tunasteakrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
Sesame Crusted Tuna with Wasabi Whipped Cream is an easy and healthy meal that comes together in 15 minutes.
Teriyaki Tuna
Teriyaki Ahi Tuna on a white plate with leafy greens
This Teriyaki Tuna recipe brings a delicious meal to the table in just over 20 minutes! This ahi tuna recipe is a quick and easy meal!
Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli
overhead bowl of beef and broccoli with chopsticks
Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli- better than take-out, beef and broccoli only takes 10 minutes from fridge to slow cooker.
Japanese Ginger Dressing
Japanese Ginger Dressing in a glass bottle
Japanese Ginger Dressing is a copycat recipe of many Japanese steakhouses like Benihana and Kobe. Sweet ginger and sesame can be a salad dressing or marinade.

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