Try these easy and tasty Chinese Chives Recipes! From simple Chinese chives and eggs to irresistible Chinese chive pockets, we've got something for everyone!
What are Chinese Chives?
Chinese chives, also known as garlic chives, are flatter and wider than regular chives.
They have a strong garlic flavor and are chopped and used like vegetables in Chinese dishes like stir-fries, noodles, and dumpling fillings.
What Does It Taste Like?
They have a strong and pungent "garlicky" flavor and are a great alternative to regular garlic when you want to save time peeling and crushing cloves.
Chinese chives and eggs are not typically found in restaurants, but they're a super popular dish amongst home cooks.
To prepare, simply combine eggs, plenty of chives, and seasoning and cook them in a wok.
This dish is quick, ready in less than 10 minutes, and pairs well with a bowl of rice!
This simple Chinese recipe brings together tender stir-fried pork and vibrant green garlic chives in a satisfying savory sauce.
You'll love the nutty flavor of the garlic chives, which pairs well with the regular garlic.
Serve it with a bowl of rice for a perfect weeknight dinner!
Chinese Chive Pockets are flat, pan-fried dumplings filled with flavorful Chinese chives, scrambled eggs, and vermicelli noodles.
They're super popular as a midday snack in China.
The skin is made of just water and flour; then it's pan-fried until golden brown.
This speedy stir-fry combines eggs with shrimp, Chinese chives, garlic, and ginger.
It's a favorite among Cantonese home cooks for its simplicity and delicious taste!
The key to this recipe is to cook the eggs until they're slightly underdone for a wonderfully fluffy and moist result.
You can whip up these tasty, crispy shrimp and chive dumplings for a quick appetizer!
Simply fill wonton wrappers with a delicious shrimp mixture, give them a good pan-fry, then let them steam.
Serve them with savory soy dipping sauce or sweet chili dumpling sauce
This Tofu Stir-fry with Garlic Chives is Chinese home cooking at its best!
It features spiced, pressed tofu with a firm texture, which you can get from Asian grocery stores.
The flavorful sauce is made from Shaoxing wine, soy sauce, and sugar, packed with umami.
This Garlic Chive Stir Fry takes about 20 minutes to make! It features ground pork stir-fried with garlic chives in a fermented black bean sauce.
To make, simply heat a wok, cook the ground pork, and add the seasonings. Then, stir-fry with ginger, garlic, fermented black beans, and peppers, and add chives and light soy sauce.
Serve with a bowl of rice for a perfect weeknight meal!
Korean Chive Pancake is a savory and crispy pancake made from garlic chives and prawns. It takes about 30 minutes to prepare.
The pancake batter is super light but crisps up nicely in a cast-iron pan.
You can eat this dish solo or serve it with a sweet and tangy Korean dipping sauce for extra flavor!
These chive pockets are like giant dumplings filled with chives, noodles, and veggies.
They have a crispy outside and chewy dough inside, and using freshly made dough makes a big difference.
And the best part? They're completely vegan!
This tasty Chinese chive and egg dish takes about 20 minutes to make!
Start by whisking eggs with Shaoxing wine, sugar, ground white pepper, and sesame oil. Then, in a skillet, you stir-fry Chinese chives and Hunan chili peppers before pouring the egg mixture over them.
You can either scramble the eggs or make a frittata by cooking it until it's mostly solid and then flipping it.
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