8 Better-Than-Takeout Vegan Chinese Recipes

Instant Pot Sesame Chicken

The Instant Pot makes it possible to prepare this traditional Chinese dish in only twenty minutes after it has been prepared. Replace the soy sauce with tamari, which does not contain gluten.

Easy Chicken Fried Rice

To recreate this popular takeaway dish at home, you will only need eight ingredients and a half an hour of your time. To give things a little bit of a change, try substituting the rotisserie chicken with tofu

Shrimp Egg Foo Young

This form of egg foo young is lighter than the original version, which is often heavy in calories due to the use of reduced-sodium soy sauce and egg whites. Leave off the prawns and use vegetable stock

Slow-Cooker Mongolian Beef

This Mongolian beef is a Taiwanese stir-fry dish that s saucy and flavorful thanks to garlic, red pepper flakes, hoisin sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil. If you re a spicy food fan, add a drizzle of Sriracha

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

This vegetarian appetizer is a bit time-intensive since the batter is made from scratch. But it s baked, not fried, which cuts down on fat and the cleanup.

Crispy Crab Rangoon

Crab rangoon is deceptively easy to make at home. To prevent the filling from leaking during the frying process, freeze the filled crab puffs before you cook them.

Cashew Chicken with Bok Choy

This bok choy recipe, complete with chicken, more vegetables and rice, comes together in about half an hour. Don t have a wok? No problem! Just use your largest skillet.

Quick Chicken Lo Mein

Rotisserie chicken, quick chicken lo mein is ready faster than your family can shout, We re hungry! The combination of oyster sauce, lime juice and chili sauce makes this dish taste just like takeout.