spring roll

spring roll

/spɹˈɪŋ ɹˈoʊl/
noun
a dish that consists of a pancake that is filled with vegetables and sometimes meat and then fried until crispy, originated in China

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jiaozi

jiaozi

/dʒaɪəoʊzi/
noun
*** Chinese dumplings commonly eaten in China and other parts of East Asia

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mantou

mantou

/mæntuː/
noun
*** a white and soft type of steamed bread or bun popular in northern China

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baozi

baozi

/beɪɑːzi/
noun
*** a type of yeast-leavened filled bun in various Chinese cuisines

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wonton

wonton

/wˈɑːntən/
noun
a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup

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wonton soup

wonton soup

/wˈɑːntən sˈuːp/
noun
a soup with won ton dumplings

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chow mein

chow mein

/tʃˈaʊ mˈeɪn/
noun
a dish consisting of fried noodles with vegetables and pieces of pulled meat, originated in China

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kung pao chicken

kung pao chicken

/kʌŋ paʊ tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** a spicy stir-fry dish made with diced chicken, vegetables, peanuts, and Sichuan peppercorns

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century egg

century egg

/sɛntʃɚɹi ɛɡ/
noun
*** a Chinese egg-based culinary dish made by preserving duck, chicken or quail eggs in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime, and rice hulls for several weeks to several months, depending on the method of processing

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peking duck

peking duck

/piːkɪŋ dʌk/
noun
*** a dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the Imperial era. The meat is characterized by its thin, crispy skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook

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orange chicken

orange chicken

/ɔːɹɪndʒ tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** an American-Chinese dish consists of battered chicken that is fried with sweet and sour orange and chili sauce

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lo mein

lo mein

/loʊ meɪn/
noun
*** any kind of dish made with separately boiled wheat and egg noodles which are then tossed in a savory sauce and mixed with various stir-fried vegetables or meats

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egg roll

egg roll

/ˈɛɡ ɹˈoʊl/
noun
minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried

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chop suey

chop suey

/tʃˈɑːp sˈuːi/
noun
a dish of meat fried with different vegetables, served with rice

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fried rice

fried rice

/fɹˈaɪd ɹˈaɪs/
noun
boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs

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egg foo young

egg foo young

/ɛɡ fuː jʌŋ/
noun
*** a Chinese-style omelet with vegetables and meat, usually served with a brown gravy

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hulatang

hulatang

/hʊlɐtæŋ/
noun
*** a kind of Chinese traditional soup

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moo shu pork

moo shu pork

/muː ʃuː poːɹk/
noun
*** a dish of northern Chinese origin, originating from Shandong. It invariably contains egg, whose yellow color is reminiscent of blossoms of the osmanthus tree, after which the dish is named

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General Tso's chicken

General Tso's chicken

/dʒɛnɚɹəl tsoʊz tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** a sweet and spicy deep-fried chicken dish that is served in North American Chinese restaurants

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Mongolian beef

Mongolian beef

/məŋɡoʊliən biːf/
noun
*** fried beef with scallions or white onions in a spicy and often sweet brown sauce

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mapo tofu

mapo tofu

/mɑːpoʊ toʊfuː/
noun
*** one of the most popular dishes in China, The tofu itself is set in hot and spicy sauce before being simmered with bean paste, beef, hot roasted chili oil, and a handful of the infamous tongue-numbing Sichuan peppercorns

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char siu

char siu

/tʃɑːɹ sɪuː/
noun
*** a Chinese, specifically Cantonese–style of barbecued pork

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zha jiang mian

zha jiang mian

/ʒɑː dʒjæŋ maɪən/
noun
*** a Chinese dish consisting of thick wheat noodles topped with zhajiang sauce

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dan dan noodles

dan dan noodles

/dæn dæn nuːdəlz/
noun
*** a noodle dish consists of a spicy sauce usually containing preserved vegetables, chili oil, Sichuan pepper, minced pork, and scallions served over noodles

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congee

congee

/kəndʒˈiː/
noun
a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast

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beef ball

beef ball

/biːf bɔːl/
noun
*** made of beef that has been finely pulverized, other ground meat such as pork may be the ingredients of the beef balls

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rou jia mo

rou jia mo

/ɹuː dʒaɪə moʊ/
noun
*** a Chinese hamburger

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dongpo pork

dongpo pork

/dɑːŋpoʊ poːɹk/
noun
*** a Hangzhou dish which is made by pan-frying and then red cooking pork belly

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jianbing

jianbing

/dʒaɪənbɪŋ/
noun
*** a traditional Chinese street food similar to crêpes. It is a type of bing generally eaten for breakfast and hailed as "one of China's most popular street breakfasts"

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szechuan chicken

szechuan chicken

/ʃzɛtʃjuːən tʃɪkɪn/
noun
*** a chicken stir fry that contains plenty of spice in the form of sichuan peppercorns and dried red chilies

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