2 Very Simple and Easy Chinese Recipes for Beginners

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2 Easy Chinese Recipes for Beginners

Veggie Fried Rice

Time of Preparation: 20-30 minutes 

Ingredients: easy Chinese recipes for beginners veggie fried rice

  • ½ cup white rice
  • ¾ soy sauce
  • 2tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 carrots (cut into matchstick size strips)
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten

How to prepare

  1. Cook the rice on a cooking pot. While waiting for it, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and grated ginger. Set it aside.
  2. In a nonstick pan over a medium heat, heat the oil and the size-strip carrots and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Then add the bean sprouts and snow peas and 3 tablespoon of the soy sauce mixture. Continue cooking and stirring for 2-3 minutes. Once done, put in a medium bowl.
  4. Put a small amount of oil to the pan and add the cooked rice and scallions with the remaining soy sauce mixture. Stir for 2-3 minutes under a medium heat.
  5. Push the rice on the side and pour the beaten egg on the center. Use a spatula to scramble the eggs, then mix into the rice. Get the cooked vegetables and add to the pan. Serve and enjoy!

Fried Shrimp with Broccoli

Time of preparation: 20 – 30 minutes


  • 1 cup white rice easy Chinese recipes for beginners fried shrimp broccoli
  • ¼ soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 kilo of large shrimp
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 carrots thinly sliced
  • 2 broccoli cut into small size
  • 1 red onion, thin slices

How to prepare

  1. Cook the rice. Combine and mix the soy sauce, honey, cornstarch, garlic, and half a cup of water in a small bowl. Set it aside.
  2. Seasoned the shrimp with salt and pepper to taste. Then, put 1 tablespoon of oil in the skillet over a medium heat and cook the shrimp for 2-4 minutes. Once cooked, transfer it in a plate.
  3. Put another oil in the skillet and add the thinly sliced carrots, broccoli and onion. Cook until soften for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Return the cooked shrimp into the skillet and add the soy sauce mixture. Cook until the shrimps become lightly orange and the sauce are thickened for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Serve with rice and enjoy!

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