Chinese New Year Recipes from China, Southeast Asia and beyond where Chinese communities celebrate the Lunar Festival! Everthing from Chinese New Year Beverages to Desserts
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Not just China, but Chinese New Year is celebrated in many countries around the world with large Chinese descended populations.
Malaysia, Singapore, New York City & San Fransisco are just a few of the places where the Lunar Festival is celebrated with great fan fare.
Here is a list of Chinese New Year Beverages, Main Dishes & traditional Chinese New Year desserts to celebrate. You can celebrate Chinese New Year not only with Chinese recipes, but Malay style also!
There is something for everyone on this list of Chinese New Year dishes.
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23 Chinese New Year Recipes
- Red Date Pear Herbal Elixir
- Coconut Corn Smoothie
- Javanese Rose Dawat
- Red Curry Milk Pork Bao
- Scallion Pancakes
- Sesame Peanut Noodles
- Malaysian Curry Puffs
- Hong Kong Noodle Soup
- Char Sui Pork
- Lamb Noodle Stir Fry
- Chicken & Mushrooms in Black Bean Sauce
- Orange Chicken
- Duck & Vegetable Stir Fry
- Black Sesame Balls – Tang Yuan
- Puteri Ayu – Malaysian Sponge Cakes
- Chinese New Year Sticky Rice Cake
- Chinese Walnut Cookies – Hup Toh Soh
- Stuffed Pandan Crepes
- Sesame Balls – Jian Dui
- Steamed Pandan Cakes – Filipino Rice Cakes
- Indo Chinese Chili Paneer
- Indo Chinese Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice
- Chicken Manchurian
Chinese New Year Beverages
Chinese New Year Appetizers – Snacks
Chinese New Year Main Dishes
Chinese New Year Desserts
Every culture in the world has a Chinese cuisine. There is Cuban Chinese, Afghani Chinese, Trini Chinese and the list goes on. Chinese people emigrated to many parts of the world and in those countries they merged traditional Chinese recipes with local flavors and preferences.
Indo Chinese is another cuisine to explore to celebrate the Lunar Festival with these Chinese New Year recipes.