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Wok of life

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Our Voila! Birds Eye Beef Lo Mein with an Asian cucumber salad will make you forget about takeout!

This Voila! Beef Lo Mein frozen skillet meal has everything you need. Made with tender beef and veggies, this frozen meal is full of Asian-style flavor.

Egg Foo Young is a classic––some might say retro––takeout dish that was transformed when Chinese chefs brought the dish to the US. I have to admit that I don’t know what the original dish looked or tasted like in Asia, but I can say that I do know how to cook up a classic Chinese …

77 · 50 minutes · Chicken egg foo young is a classic Chinese restaurant dish of onions eggs, bean sprouts and chicken deep fried into pancakes and covered in delicious gravy.

20 ingredients

Meat
  • 280 g 10 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs, boneless skinless
Produce
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 cups Mung bean sprouts
  • 1 Onion, medium
  • 1/8 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 Scallion
Refrigerated
  • 6 Eggs, large
Canned Goods
  • 3 1/4 cups Chicken stock, low sodium
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Oyster sauce
  • 3 tsp Soy sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 14 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Salt
  • 1 Sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp White pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3/4 tsp Sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable or peanut oil
Liquids
  • 1 tbsp Water
How to season a wok before first use and how to build a non-stick patina on your wok. Easy-to-follow carbon steel wok care and maintenance is easy!

67 · 35 minutes · While we think carbon steel is the best overall material for a wok, carbon steel woks do require seasoning before use. Here's how to to do it.

7 ingredients

Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
Other
  • carbon steel wok
  • heavy duty aluminum foil
  • gas stove or outside burner ((gas is best, though you can also do this on an electric stove))
  • oven mitt or dry kitchen towel
  • paper towel ((for wiping oil onto the wok))
  • scrub sponge or scouring pad
Thai basil chicken

122 · 10 minutes · Thai basil chicken

10 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Ground chicken
Produce
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1 bunch Holy or thai basil, leaves
  • 3 Shallots
  • 3 Thai bird chilies or holland chilies
Canned Goods
  • 1/3 cup Chicken broth, low sodium
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Oil
Chinese Tomato Egg Stir-fry, 番茄炒鸡蛋 | The Woks of Life

77 · 10 minutes · This 10-minute Chinese tomato egg stir-fry is a dish you’ll find on many Chinese home dinner tables. It’s fast, easy, cheap, and delicious. And vegetarian!

10 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Scallion
  • 4 Tomatoes ((about 500 g, 1 pound)), small to medium
Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp White pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 tsp Shaoxing wine
Liquids
  • 1/4 cup Water
This Dongbei Guo Bao Rou recipe (东北鍋包肉) looks and sounds distant to many. Basically, it is a more delicate version of Sweet and Sour Pork. It has humble origins in Harbin during the Qing Dynasty, when it was apparently originally created for foreigners living there during that time period.

16 · 70 minutes · This Dongbei Guo Bao Rou (东北鍋包肉) looks and sounds distant to many. Basically, it is a more delicate version of Sweet and Sour Pork. It has humble origins in Harbin during the Qing Dynasty, when it was apparently originally created for foreigners living there during that time period.

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Pork loin
Produce
  • 1/2 Carrot, small
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Ginger
  • 4 Scallions
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce, light
Baking & Spices
  • 230 g Potato starch
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Oil
  • 150 ml Rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
Liquids
  • 3 tbsp Water
Chinese Tomato Egg Drop Soup - The Woks of Life

28 · 15 minutes · This easy, simple tomato egg drop soup is a great addition to any meal.

12 ingredients

Produce
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro
  • 1 Scallion
  • 10 oz Tomatoes
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
Canned Goods
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
Condiments
  • 2 tsp Soy sauce, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Salt
  • 1/4 tsp White pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
Chicken Mei Fun: Chinese Home-Style Recipe - The Woks of Life

36 · 45 minutes · This Chicken Mei Fun recipe (AKA mai fun) is a basic, flexible, home-style Chinese rice noodle dish. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand to make it!

18 ingredients

Meat
  • 7 oz Chicken breast
Produce
  • 5 oz Cabbage
  • 1 Carrot, medium
  • 2 slices Ginger
  • 3 Scallions
  • 4 Shallots, small
Condiments
  • 1 1/2 tsp Oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Soy sauce, dark
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Soy sauce, light
Pasta & Grains
  • 7 oz Rice vermicelli noodles, dried thin
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1 pinch Five spice powder
  • 1 Salt
  • 1/2 tsp White pepper
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 11 tsp Vegetable oil
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 2 tsp Shaoxing wine
Liquids
  • 3 tbsp Water