Sometimes on a lazy Sunday, maybe after a night out, some greasy Chinese food from the restaurant around the corner is the only thing you want.

But, what if you could make it healthy, tasty, and set your personal touch on it? For this Sunday – skip the take-out, and make it yourself with these 15 Chinese take-out recipes from our Food Monster App!


1. Simple Chinese Braised Tofu Simple Braised Tofu

There’s nothing better than a really simple recipe when you’re craving something comforting to eat for dinner. This Simple Chinese Braised Tofu really comes in handy, and tastes delicious!

2. Indo-Chinese Hakka Noodles With Vegetables Indo Chinese Noodles 1

This dish actually combines flavors from China and India, which basically gives you the best of both worlds! The spicy sauce is made from garlic, chili, ginger, and tomato paste, which makes this Indo-Chinese Hakka Noodles With Vegetables a tasty experience for sure!

3. Chinese Long Bean Stir-Fry Snake Bean Stir Fry.jpg

Chinese long beans are packed with flavor in this Chinese Long Bean Stir-Fry recipe! The veggies are cooked in a paste mix of peppers, shallots, garlic, nuts, ginger, and coconut milk for creaminess.

4. Chinese Sweet Potato Steamed Buns With Spicy Surinamese FillingSweet Potato Steamed Buns With Spicy Bean Filling

These Chinese Sweet Potato Steamed Buns With Spicy Surinamese Filling have a soft and tender sweet potato bun and have a filling inspired by the Surinamese kitchen! Every little piece invites you to a tasty experience of unique flavors!


5. Sautéed Chinese Hollow-Stem Spinach (Kong Xin Tsai) Sautéed Chinese Hollow-Stem Spinach (Kong Xin Tsai) [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

The cool thing about this Sautéed Chinese Hollow-Stem Spinach (Kong Xin Tsai) recipe, is that you can use basically any leafy green you want! It’s perfect to serve as a side to other Chinese dishes.

6. Chinese Cold Sesame Noodles

What really makes this Chinese Cold Sesame Noodles dish stand out is the sesame paste – it makes everything else pop with flavor! The recipe is also quite simple to make, and is perfect to load up with all the veggies you want.

7. Chinese Eggplant With Garlic Sauce 

If you’re a true garlic lover, this Chinese Eggplant With Garlic Sauce dish is definitely for you! Chinese eggplant is slowly cooked with a garlic and soy sauce mixture and is perfect to serve as a side to other yummy Chinese dishes.

8. Chinese Seaweed Salad Chinese Seaweed Salad

This Chinese Seaweed Salad is a refreshing and light. It is blended with a homemade spicy Chinese dressing on top which is totally addictive – so you better make a bunch of it!


9. Chinese Cabbage Noodle Stir-Fry 

The green cabbage is mild in flavor, so it’s perfect to mix it with bold flavors – like in this Chinese Cabbage Noodle Stir-Fry! Ginger, garlic, chili paste, and soy sauce are mixed in with the noodles to make it delicious!

10. Healthier Restaurant-Style Chinese Bok Choy and Tofu Healthier Restaurant Style Chinese Bok Choy and Tofu b

This dish with fresh bok choy, fried tofu in a thick and bold flavored sauce is one of the most popular Asian vegetable dishes. This Healthier Restaurant-Style Chinese Bok Choy and Tofu is a healthier take on the popular dish, so you can enjoy it with no guilt!


11. Chinese Homestyle Stir-Fried Eggplant and Green Beans

Eggplant and green beans are simmered in a savory and spicy sauce to make this Chinese Homestyle Stir-Fried Eggplant and Green Beans dish! It’s easy to make, so you can totally whip this up in no time when you’re craving some Chinese food!

12. Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry

Deep-fried tofu, a lot of mushrooms, and a mix of veggies is mixed with a savory and starchy gravy. This Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry are yummy to serve with a side of rice!

13. Yi Mein: Chinese Long Life Noodles

When you want something quick with just a few ingredients, this Yi Mein: Chinese Long Life Noodles recipe is perfect for you! It’s very satisfying, and tastes even better than the regular take-out dish!

14. Easy Chinese Steamed Buns vegan easy Chinese steamed buns

These Easy Chinese Steamed Buns are just what the name says: easy-peasy to make! Soy milk and vegan butter are used to make these popular Chinese buns totally plant-based.


15. Chinese Garlic Oil Lettuce Chinese Garlic Oil Lettuce

Who knew lettuce could be this good? In this Chinese Garlic Oil Lettuce dish, lettuce is blanched and scalded in a garlic-infused peanut oil. Savory, easy, and a must-try!

Are you really digging Asian dishes? Then check out these 15 Vegan Versions of Your Favorite Saucy Asian Takeout Dishes!

Looking for more ideas for cooking healthy plant-based meals at home? Download the Food Monster App, where you can find tons of recipes for meat alternatives and other healthy food. The app is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.

Lead image source: Yi Mein: Chinese Long Life Noodles