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

Laotian-Style Sashimi

Pho-Inspired Cold Noodle Salad

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

Vegetarian Pad Thai - Ching Style

Crimson Hot Pot

Sweet Chili Steak Sandwich With Slaw

Panda Broth Noodle Soup

Jap Chae (Korean Mixed Vegetables)

Crispy Chicken Wings with Citrus Five-Spice Salt

General Tso's Chicken

Popcorn Pretzel Duck Lettuce Wraps With Fusion Hoisin Sauce

Banh Mi

Chinese Salsa Verde

Beef and Green Onion Rolls with Ponzu Dressing and Grilled Shishito Peppers

Five Spice Vegetable Egg Rolls

Spicy Grilled Miso Chicken Wings

Shandong Mary

Thai-Style Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Beef Penang Curry with Chapati

Scallion-Kimchee Pancakes

General Tso Chicken Wings

Grilled Salmon Teriyaki with Shiso Leaf and Wasabi Peas

Thai Red Curry Roast Chicken Salad

Pho-Inspired Philly Steak Spring Roll with Dipping Sauce

Family Snapper with Black Bean Sauce

The Disappearing Plum Pickle Shot

Chicken and Chinese Celery Wontons in Sichuan Zhenjiang Vinegar Sauce

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.