CiCi’s Cooking

(About  CiCi Li) 

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Chinese Black Pepper Steak

This is a very homey Cantonese dish. The tenderness of the beef and the spiciness of the black pepper create a perfect balance. Let’s get started with this recipe!

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Delicous Chinese Stir Fry Beef with Scallions Recipe 蔥爆牛肉   

We are going cook stir fry beef with scallions. It’s called 蔥爆牛肉 in Chinese. Scallion is a very healthy ingredient. It helps with your digestion. And it’s perfect for this cold weather. 因爲它可以散寒通陽。Chef Luo is ready to teach us.

How to Cook Authentic Mongolian Beef

Some of you asked me to make an authentic Mongolian Beef recipe. So I’ve been thinking what does it really mean? You can’t find this recipe in Mongolia because it’s invented in America. So my take on this, it’s to make it as close as Chinese American restaurants!

 The Famous General Tso’s Chicken Recipe

Today we are going to do the famous General Tso’s Chicken. The dish is named after Tso Sung Tang, a Qing dynasty politician. However, I bet he never tried this dish because it’s this dish was invented in New York by a Chinese immigrant.

The BEST Red Braised Pork Belly 紅燒肉

Mapo Tofu Recipe 麻婆豆腐

Mapo Tofu is a traditional Sichuan dish. It has a numbing sensation when you eat it. It’s spicy, hot and savory. It’s definitely my kind of good eats!

Korean Kimchi Soft Tofu Stew 豆腐煲

Korean soft tofu is something our family must eat almost every week. So I thought it’s a good idea to share this recipe with you. It’s super quick and easy. Enjoy!

How to Make Pork & Shrimp Wonton 餛飩

The weather is getting colder so I want to share some heartwarming wonton soup recipes with you. You can make a lot of these at the same time and put them in your freezer. It’s also a fun activity to do it with your family. Enjoy!

Chinese Stir Fried Vegetable Lo Mein Noodles Recipe 青菜炒麵

Today let’s learn how to cook Chinese stir fried vegetable Lo Mein Noodles together! 今天我們一起學做青菜炒麵 !Yes yes~ As you can see that I’m still a chef in Training at Radiance Fine Asian Cuisine. However, I’d love to share my journey to becoming a real Chinese Master Chef with you. I hope you like this !

How to Make Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe 春卷

Spring rolls are popular traditional Chinese snacks. Back in the days, people eat spring rolls on the Li Chun Day, which is at the beginning of spring. In order to pray for good health, and they call it “bite the spring.” Later spring rolls gradually become an everyday snack. Today let’s learn to make Vegetable Spring Rolls.

How to Make CRISPY Pork Belly 脆皮燒肉

The Best Chinese Stir Fry Chicken with Cashew 腰果雞丁

Today we are going to revel the secrets on how to make restaurant quality Chinese Stir Fry Chicken with Cashew!

How to Make Zongzi 粽子

How to make zongzi? And today let’s celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with Felicia, Mia, and Jimmy from Off the Great Wall; Chris from China Uncencored; and Ben from Learn Chinese Now! Woohoo~ It’s a feast!

The Best Chinese Cantonese Steamed Fish Fillet Recipe 

Shoyu Ramen & Chasu Recipe 日本醬油拉麵

Today Let’s cook the best shoyu ramen!  When I was in elementary school in Thailand, on a typical Friday at 12am the lights were all turned off at home, and everyone had gone to bed. Everything was silent. But in the background, you also heard the singing sound of crickets, mosquitoes flying by, and the fan moving in its circular motion. I had the whole living room all to myself, and that’s when the party started.

HOTTEST Tofu Steamed Fish 豆腐蒸魚

Today I’d like to share with you this super hot tofu steamed fish! Tofu is like a blank canvas so any flavors that you add in the tofu will draw a painting on it. Our streamed tofu and fish today is spicy, garlicky, and umami. FULL RECIPE: //…

The LEGENDARY Egg Foo Young Recipe 芙蓉蛋

Egg Foo Young is originally a Cantonese dish. It has also become super popular in America. Of course, it added some local tastes to it. Now let’s take a look how we can make the legendary Chinese American Egg Foo Young.

The Yummiest Chinese Egg Roll Recipe 雞蛋卷食譜

There are over 100 ways to cook an egg. Today let’s cook one of my favorite ways, Chinese Egg Roll! It’s so yummy! FOR THE FULL RECIPE CLICK //…

How to Make Hainanese Chicken and Rice Recipe 海南雞飯

Today let’s learn to make Hainanese Chicken and Rice Recipe 海南雞飯!// Hainanese chicken and rice originated from the Hainan Province in China. The early Chinese immigrants from Hainan brought the dish to places in Southeast Asia like Singapore and Malaysia. Nowadays, Hainanese chicken and rice is more popular in Singapore and Malaysia than in Hainan Province itself. FOR THE FULL RECIPE CLICK //…

AWESOME Beef and Tomato Stir-Fry 番茄炒牛肉

Check out this awesome beef and tomato stir fry recipe! It’s a perfect dish for any busy family. You could just cook up a big pot and pour this over rice. You got your family a wholesome meal and all the nutrition they need! Click here for the RECIPE: //…

How to Cook Chicken and Broccoli QUICK & EASY 芥蘭雞

Chicken and Broccoli is a super popular Chinese American dish. Now you can learn this in just 1 minute! FULL RECIPE: //…

7 Ways to Use Chopsticks for Chinese Food

How do you use chopsticks? Here are the 7 ways!    1. Selecting 挑 2. Mixing 伴 3. Picking 挾 4. Dipping 沾 5. Cutting 切 6. Scooping舀 7. Digging扒

How to Make Chinese Secret Anti-Aging Soup

Today we are lucky to have Mia of Asian Beauty Secrets to be on our show. And together we are going to make a sweet soup that’s going to beautify everyone. It will help to reduce ace, uneven skin tone, and anti-aging effect.

3 wood ear mushrooms, 10 red dates, 1 tablespoon of goji,  berrieshoney

Soak 3 white wood ear mushrooms in water overnight. Wash 10 red dates and 1 tablespoon of goji berries in cold water. Then in a pot, add 6 cups of water and the white wood ear mushrooms. Bring to a boil then turn to low heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Then add the red dates and simmer for another 20 minutes. Add the goji berries and cook for another 2 minutes. After the water is cooled down, add honey accordingly to your taste.

How to Cook Authentic Spicy Sichuan Hot Pot

How to Cook Teriyaki Chicken?

How to Cook Shrimp Tofu Clay Pot in 5 Minutes?

The Yummiest Chinese Egg Roll Recipe 雞蛋卷食譜

There are over 100 ways to cook an egg. Today let’s cook one of my favorite ways, Chinese Egg Roll! It’s so yummy! FOR THE FULL RECIPE CLICK //…

Shrimp Pad Thai Noodles Recipe 泰國蝦炒麵食譜

Let’s give it a try, and learn to make Pad Thai with Jack Wachara Nittayarot from Thai Soup! FOR THE FULL RECIPE PLEASE CLICK //…

How to Cook Chinese Fish & Eggplant Clay Pot Recipe

Sometimes last month, I shared a video blog with you about my journey to become a chef. In the video, my shifu was teaching me on how to make fish & eggplant in clay pot. Many of you asked me to share this recipe. So today we are going to make this super delicious recipe! For the full recipe click here //…

The FAMOUS Bang Bang Shrimp, EASY & DELICIOUS Recipe! 棒棒蝦

A couple days ago I went to a Japanese restaurant and ordered a dish called Bang Bang shrimp. And I thought it would be a lot of fun to try out this recipe. So instead of deep frying it. I decided to bake it. Watch this video to find out how to easily make Bang Bang Shrimp at home!

How to Cook Shrimp Tofu Clay Pot in 5 Minutes?

I’d like to introduce you a very easy and yet super delicious recipe today. I was introduced to this recipe by a family uncle. When he made it for me I didn’t think it’s going to impress me, but after I had it, I was speechless.

THANKSGIVING Soy Sauce Chicken 醬油雞

Happy Thanksgiving! If you have a small family and you don’t want to roast a whole turkey. Why not try my soy sauce chicken and add a new Chinese twist to this Thanksgiving!

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AWESOME Bourbon Chicken Recipe 波旁雞

Today I’m going to share with you this super awesome Bourbon chicken recipe. This dish was invented by a Chinese Chef who works on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Check out this video now! FULL RECIPE


Chinese Stir Fry Shrimp Lo Mein Noodles Recipe 蝦炒麵

Did you know that the Lo Mein that we know in America is different than the Lo Mein in China? Originally, Lo Mein is just like wonton noodle soup, but the soup on the side. Partially, lo means to scoop out of water. And Mein means noodles. And the Lo Mein in America becomes stir fry noodles with vegetables and meat. But you know what? I actually really enjoy the American version, so we’ll be making Chinese Stir Fry Shrimp Lo Mein Noodles today.


The Easiest Chinese Chicken Congee Porridge Recipe

The weather is getting cold. Today let’s learn to cook the easiest Chinese chicken congee porridge recipe! It warms up your body immediately. Yummmy~


How to Cook Amazing Seafood Soup?

Today we are going to make this very beautiful orange color seafood soup. Can you guest where the orange color is coming? I’ll tell you in just a bit. First let’s take a look at the list of ingredients.
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The Most Famous Sichuan Spicy Boiled Fish Recipe 水煮魚

It’s said that Sichuan spicy boiled fish recipe was invented by a Sichuan Chef. And the original version was boiled pork slices. But there was one time a good friend of him visited him at home but this friend didn’t eat pork. So he created a boiled fish fillet. From then on the dish becomes one of the most famous Sichuan dishes ever!
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How to Cook Authentic Spicy Sichuan Hot Pot

With me here today is my friend, Sourabh. He is a digital entrepreneur and food & fashion blogger. Because he loves spicy food so let’s make Sichuan spicy hot pot today.

CRISPY Ginger Beef 脆皮生薑牛

Today I bring you Crispy Ginger Beef. It’s a must-have dish when ordering westernized Chinese dishes in Calgary Alberta Canada. But my version is going to be better than any of those takeout restaurants.

The Best Chinese Egg Drop Soup with Sweet Corn Recipe 玉米蛋花湯

Chicken Wonton Soup 雞餛飩湯,  A Chinese Recipe with Over 2000 Years of History

How to make super juicy and tender Roasted Rack of Lamb? It’s easy. Watch this now!   Recipe://…

GREAT Sweet & Sour Pork (Guo Bao Rou) 鍋包肉

Today I bring you Guo Bao Rou. It’s a super popular Dong Bei style sweet and sour pork. If you wonder where Dong Bei is, it’s located in the North Eastern of China. Let’s take a look how to cook this at home!

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