Check out our collection of the best Clay Pot Recipes, from Hong Kong-style Rice to XO Clay Pot Crab. They're tasty and easy for anyone to try!
What is a Clay Pot?
A clay pot is a traditional cooking pot made from clay or earthenware. They typically feature a fitted lid and usually have two handles.
Clay pots are designed to be used directly on the stovetop, a practice dating back to when ovens were nonexistent in China and everyone cooked over wood fires.
What is it used for?
This Hong Kong-style Rice Bowl is made with Chinese sausage (lap cheong) and cured pork belly. It features a delicious layer of crispy rice on the bottom!
Can you believe this recipe only takes 15 minutes to cook? The secret is soaking the rice for one hour.
This Chicken and Mushroom Stew features bite-sized chicken cubes and shiitake mushrooms in a delicious brown gravy.
Learn how to make a warm clay pot rice with sweet Cantonese sausages and Chinese cured pork.
Simply simmer the pot of rice with ingredients on top, then drizzle on sauce afterward. It tastes delicious served with bok choy and freshly steamed rice.
Here's a simple recipe for Garlic Roasted Pork and Tofu Clay Pot, a tasty Cantonese dish that takes about one hour to make.
You can customize it with ingredients like deep-fried tofu and shiitake mushrooms. The roasted pork gives this dish a unique five-spice flavor that melds with the other ingredients to create a delicious sauce!
This Hong Kong-style lamb casserole is a popular Cantonese dish that'll warm you up in the winter.
It features lamb breast, which becomes super tender after a slow cook. You can add carrots, bamboo shoots, and bean threads for extra goodness.
Serve it over lettuce and a side of white rice for the perfect meal.
Make this easy Clay Pot Crab with Vermicelli at home! The noodles are cooked until al dente before being smothered with crabs stir-fried in XO sauce!
Serve it hot, garnished with chopped scallions, and enjoy the mix of juicy crab meat, chewy noodles, and savory XO sauce.
This incredibly simple classic Shanghai dish is a show-stopper at the dinner table, guaranteed to make guests ooh and ahh with delight.
It has tender chicken, flavorful wontons, a delectable broth, and flavorful vegetables. Any quickly cooked Chinese vegetable, such as napa cabbage or bok choy, is suitable.
This Clay Pot Silkie Chicken Wonton Soup is a tasty dish that takes about 1 hour to make.
First, boil a small silkie chicken for a few seconds, cool it in ice water, and make a cut on its back for better flavor. Put the chicken in a clay pot with napa cabbage, ham, and water. Bring it to a boil, then simmer for 45 minutes.
Finally, add salt or soy sauce to taste and serve the soup with Shanghai wontons.
This clay pot recipe takes around 30 minutes and brings out the tasty flavors of Chinese cooking. It's made with mung bean noodles, which have a pristine crystal-like appearance.
It features bold flavors from garlic, ginger, shrimp, soy sauce, and Chinese cooking wine.
First, blend the fish paste with seasonings. Then, stuff the fish paste into the okra and roll it in tofu skin before deep-frying until it turns golden brown.
To finish, everything is added to a clay pot and then simmered for a few more minutes.
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