Changing the face of Asian food in America one menu at a time, Ching-He Huang travels across the country to help struggling restaurants update and revitalize their menus and make over their run-of-the-mill establishments.

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How to Cook Rice

Would you believe some Chinese chefs can't even cook rice properly? Ching's rules will help you cook it perfectly every time.

Get Her Tips

Chinese Pantry Must-Haves

When Ching visits New York's King Yum, she introduces the chef to Chinese five-spice powder as one of many easy ways to make dishes have punch and flavor.
Get Ching's Essential Chinese Cooking Ingredients

Know Your Chinese Protein

While Chinese consume standard proteins such as chicken, fish, beef, lamb, pork and shellfish just like in the West, there are certain sources of protein that originated specifically from China.
Ching's Guide to Shark's Fin, Chinese Sauage and More

Regional Chinese Cooking Explained

There are over 34 different regions in China with lots of different cuisines. Climate and the people that are indigenous to those regions inform the food.
The Story Behind Chinese Food

Most Popular Recipes

All Restaurant Redemption Recipes

Asian-Spiced Roast Pork with Tropical Salsa

Pho-Inspired Philly Steak Spring Roll with Dipping Sauce

Sweet Chili Steak Sandwich With Slaw

Popcorn Pretzel Duck Lettuce Wraps With Fusion Hoisin Sauce

Laotian-Style Sashimi

Banh Mi

Scallion-Kimchee Pancakes

Spicy Grilled Miso Chicken Wings

Shandong Mary

Vegetarian Pad Thai - Ching Style

Kirakuya Teri-Ake-Tila: Citrus-Infused Sake with Grilled Teriyaki Baby Octopus

Crimson Hot Pot

The Disappearing Plum Pickle Shot

Family Snapper with Black Bean Sauce

Thai Red Curry Roast Chicken Salad

Beef Penang Curry with Chapati

Chinese Salsa Verde

General Tso Chicken Wings

Grilled Salmon Teriyaki with Shiso Leaf and Wasabi Peas

Panda Broth Noodle Soup

General Tso's Chicken

Pho-Inspired Cold Noodle Salad

Jap Chae (Korean Mixed Vegetables)

Crispy Chicken Wings with Citrus Five-Spice Salt

Combo Platter Adobo Chicken with Chorizo Over Rice with an Egg

Chicken and Chinese Celery Wontons in Sichuan Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce

Sichuan Pepper Spice Salt

About the Host

Ching-He Huang

Learn more about Ching-He Huang, host of Restaurant Redemption and Easy Chinese, and see how she makes simple, fresh recipes at home.