Words Related to Foods and Drinks

Words Related to Foods and Drinks - Chinese Food

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Here you will learn the names of Chinese Food in English. Read the whole list to learn more.
spring roll
spring rollnoun

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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jiaozinoun

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

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mantounoun

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

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baozinoun

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

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wontonnoun

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

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wonton soupnoun

a soup with won ton dumplings

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chow mein
chow meinnoun

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

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kung pao chickennoun

*** a spicy stir-fry dish made with diced chicken, vegetables, peanuts, and Sichuan peppercorns

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century eggnoun

*** 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 ducknoun

*** 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 chickennoun

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

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lo meinnoun

*** 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 rollnoun

minced vegetables and meat wrapped in a pancake and fried

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chop suey
chop sueynoun

a dish of meat fried with different vegetables, served with rice

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fried ricenoun

boiled rice mixed with scallions and minced pork or shrimp and quickly scrambled with eggs

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egg foo youngnoun

*** a Chinese-style omelet with vegetables and meat, usually served with a brown gravy

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hulatangnoun

*** a kind of Chinese traditional soup

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moo shu porknoun

*** 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 chickennoun

*** a sweet and spicy deep-fried chicken dish that is served in North American Chinese restaurants

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Mongolian beefnoun

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

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mapo tofunoun

*** 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 siunoun

*** a Chinese, specifically Cantonese–style of barbecued pork

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zha jiang miannoun

*** a Chinese dish consisting of thick wheat noodles topped with zhajiang sauce

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dan dan noodlesnoun

*** 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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congeenoun

a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast

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beef ballnoun

*** 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 monoun

*** a Chinese hamburger

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dongpo porknoun

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

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jianbingnoun

*** 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 chickennoun

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

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