12 Homemade Chinese Dishes That Are Better Than Takeout

Put down that menu and try these delicious recipes at home

Make healthier dishes with all the flavor of your favorite Chinese take-out

Good Chinese takeout can be undeniably delicious, but it can often leave you feeling sluggish and worse for the wear. Some dishes on a standard Chinese takeout menu can contain all your daily calories for the day! Add in a dumpling here and a side of fried rice and you could be consuming over 3,000 calories in one meal!

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So why not try out these homemade versions of Chinese dishes? By making food at home you can control how much fat, salt, and unhealthy ingredients go into your meals and up the nutritional content by adding more fresh vegetables and whole ingredients.


Many of the recipes in this slideshow come together quickly and easily, faster even than your food could be delivered! So put down that menu — there’s no excuse not to try at least one of these recipes!