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Chinese Dinner (中式晚餐) Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Culture, food

In case you haven’t noticed, we absolutely love Chinese food. We love sharing it with you even more! Go back and watch our videos about Chinese breakfast and lunch if you happened to miss them. That just leaves one more meal to go. Today we’ll see what Chinese dinner looks like.

Chinese Dinner

A few examples of a Chinese dinner.

From the classic dumplings, to vegetarian options, to Sichuan hot pot, we cover tons of Chinese dinner options in this short video:

Vocabulary

晚餐 – wǎn cān
dinner

饺子 – jiǎo zi
dumplings

拍黄瓜 – pāi huáng guā
cucumber with garlic

蛋炒饭 – dàn chǎo fàn
egg fried rice

地三鲜 – dì sān xiān
potatoes, eggplant, and green peppers

羊肉串 – yáng ròu chuàn
lamb kebabs

西红柿鸡蛋 – xī hóng shì jī dàn
scrambled eggs and tomatoes

烤馕 – kǎo náng
grilled naan

铁板牛肉 – tiě bǎn niú ròu
sizzling beef

干煸四季豆 – gān biān sì jì dòu
stir-fried green beans

回锅牛肉 – huí guō niú ròu
twice cooked beef

娃娃菜 – wá wá cài
“baby food”

茄子炒鸡蛋 – qié zi chǎo jī dàn
eggplant with scrambled eggs

鹿肉 – lù ròu
venison

火锅 – huǒ guō
hot pot

麻辣 – má là
numb and spicy

孜然牛肉 – zī rán niú ròu
cumin beef

酥红豆 – sū hóng dòu
crispy red beans

西兰花炒乳饼 – xī lán huā chǎo rǔ bǐng
broccoli with goat cheese

包子 – bāo zi
steamed stuffed bun

烤羊腿 – kǎo yáng tuǐ
grilled lamb leg

豆腐 – dòu fu
tofu

肉夹馍 – ròu jiā mó
pulled pork sandwich

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About the Author:sasha

Sasha is a teacher, student, writer, photographer, web designer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently planning a trip through Central/South America.


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