The Best Chinese Chicken Recipes You Need to Try ASAP

These Chinese recipes all feature chicken as their star ingredient, and are sure to wok your world. Read on for some of our favorite Chinese chicken recipes.

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Looking for Chinese recipes with chicken?

Well, you’re definitely chicken out the right page. From succulent soy sauce chicken wings to tongue numbing Kung Pao Chicken, Papa G has spent plenty of time perfecting his Chinese chicken recipes.

After all, alongside beef and pork, chicken is one of the most common meats consumed in Chinese cooking, offering the perfect blank canvas for a variety of diverse sauces and cooking methods.

So if you’re looking for inspiration on how to prepare your chicken tonight, keep scrolling for plenty of delicious ideas.

In this post, we’ll share our favorite Chinese recipes which include chicken as the main star. Enjoy!

PS: Looking to take some shortcuts with a cheap and delicious rotisserie chicken? Check out our roundup of Chinese recipes to make with rotisserie chicken for some more ideas.

Crispy and Delicious Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Looking for some Chinese chicken recipes to make as a starter or side dish?

You definitely need to give our DIY sweet and sour chicken balls a try.

Made up of juicy batter-covered chicken and an addictive sweet and sour sauce, this indulgent dish is surprisingly easy to make for yourself.

Check out our full Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls recipe for more details.

Quick and Easy Cashew Chicken

If you’re craving something light but still full of flavour, Cashew Chicken is another great idea.

Made up of tender chicken, crunchy cashews, and succulent peppers, this takeout classic makes for an easy and tasty dinner.

Check out our full Cashew Chicken recipe for more details.

Quick and Easy Kung Pao Chicken

For something a bit spicier, you can’t go wrong with the iconic Kung Pao Chicken.

Made up of tender chicken, crunchy peanuts, and an irresistible spicy sauce, this Sichuan dish pairs perfectly with rice, and is actually pretty easy to make at home.

Check out our full Kung Pao Chicken recipe for more details.

Succulent and Tender Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

Another great Chinese finger food starring chicken is the almighty Soy Sauce Chicken Wing.

Tender, succulent, and oh so addictive, they make for a great snack, appetizer, or side dish.

Check out our full Soy Sauce Chicken Wings recipe for more details.

5 Minute Chinese Cold Shredded Chicken

For an ultra quick Chinese chicken dish that comes together in just minutes, you need to try our 5 minute Chinese Cold Shredded Chicken.

Refreshing, cool and packed with flavour, it makes for the perfect summer dish. 

Check out our full Chinese Cold Shredded Chicken recipe for more details.

Amazing & Easy Chicken Fried Rice

For a hearty and delicious meal, why not add your chicken into a steaming plate of delicious Chicken Fried Rice?

Made up of tender chicken, silky eggs, and fluffy soft rice, this comfort dish is surprisingly easy to make at home.

Check out our full Chicken Fried Rice recipe for more details.

Easy and Delicious Chicken Chow Mein

Or if you’re looking for a slurpworthy way to enjoy chicken at home, then make sure to give our homemade Chicken Chow Mein a try.

Made up of tender chicken, crunchy veggies, and soft, addictive noodles, this iconic takeout dish makes for a perfect dinner or lunch.

Check out our full Chicken Chow Mein recipe for more details.

Chicken and Corn Egg Drop Soup

Lastly, while it’s not the starring ingredient, we couldn’t omit this delicious Chicken and Corn Egg Drop Soup, made up of a dreamy rich broth studded with sweet corn, chicken, and whispy bits of egg.

Nourishing and quick to prepare, it makes for a perfect rainy day starter… and it’s a great way to use up any leftover chicken you might have.

Check out our full Chicken and Corn Egg Drop Soup recipe for more details.

Did We Miss Any of Your Favorite Chinese Recipes with Chicken?

Let us know in the comments. We’re always looking to add more dishes to our repertoire!

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