15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food

Prepare for a rainy day or stay busy indoors with these freezer friendly meals perfect for meal prep to give you gourmet Chinese meals any time!

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Prepare for a rainy day or stay busy indoors with these freezer friendly meals perfect for meal prep to give you gourmet Chinese meals any time!

It’s really hard to keep busy sometimes, especially these days. But I’m trying by cooking up a storm. Hopefully, these Chinese freezer meals will help you to do the same. They’re made with affordable ingredients that are easy to find and can be a great distraction from the world. Make a big batch of your favorites to serve tonight and then freeze the rest for later on when life returns to the busy buzz we’re used to once again!

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food

1. Hong Shao Rou

This classic Chinese pork dish features a sticky-sweet and savory sauce. The ideal freezer meal, you can make it now and enjoy it all week, or save it for another night.

Get the recipe: Hong Shao Rou

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Hong Shao Rou

2. Chinese Chili

Add a Sichuan-style flair to the chili you know and love and it will become a new favorite to warm you through and through!

Get the recipe: Chinese Chili

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Chinese Chili

3. Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

Hearty and creamy, it couldn’t be easier to get this soup on the table. Slightly sweet and garlicky, toasted bread is the perfect accompaniment.

Get the recipe: Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

4. Chicken and Broccoli

It’s easier than ever to make your favorite Chinese takeout recipe at home. This freezer meal comes together in a flash and has that rich brown sauce that you crave!

Get the recipe: Chicken and Broccoli

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Chicken and Broccoli

5. Beef Fried Rice

If you love ordering Mongolian beef for takeout, try this fried rice version. In just 10 minutes, you’ve got a satisfyingly delicious main dish all in one pan.

Get the recipe: Beef Fried Rice

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Beef Fried Rice

6. Chinese Beef Stew

Super-tender braised beef swimming in a savory potato and carrot broth is one of the easiest and most fulfilling meals you’ll ever make. It’s an ideal freezer meal too that you’ll love trotting out on busy nights.

Get the recipe: Chinese Beef Stew

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Chinese Beef Stew

7. Da Pan Ji

Just one pot and 15 minutes of prep time and you’ll soon be savoring this hearty Chinese chicken and potato stew. Serve it with noodles for a filling meal!

Get the recipe: Da Pan Ji

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Da Pan Ji

8. Mom’s Best Braised Pork Spare Ribs

This freezer meal brings you fall-off-the-bone tender ribs united with a medley of vegetables in a rich and comforting sauce.

Get the recipe: Mom’s Best Braised Pork Spare Ribs

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Mom’s Best Braised Pork Spare Ribs

9. Vegetarian Lentil Stew

Fill up on good health. This simple tomato-based lentil stew features a slight curry spice and heavenly aromatics. As a freezer meal, you will get plenty of filling dinners out of this recipe!

Get the recipe: Vegetarian Lentil Stew

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Vegetarian Lentil Stew

10. Chinese Dumplings

Keep busy by making dumplings from scratch. Once you know how, you’ll fill your freezer with them and cook them whenever the craving strikes!

Get the recipe: Chinese Dumplings

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Chinese Dumplings

11. Wonton Soup

Few things are more comforting than wonton soup. Made with shrimp and pork stuffed inside, you won’t believe how easy it is to make this authentic Chinese soup.

Get the recipe: Wonton Soup

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Wonton Soup

12. African Chicken

Crispy-skinned chicken with juicy meat unites in this brilliant peanut butter and coconut-based sauce. Along with potatoes and a colorful array of peppers, it brings you a medley of nutty, sweet, savory, and spices tastes all in one pan.

Get the recipe: African Chicken

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - African Chicken

13. Dan Dan Noodles

Bring one of the Sichuan Province’s most famous dishes into your kitchen. This classic and authentic taste is the real deal!

Get the recipe: Dan Dan Noodles

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Dan Dan Noodles

14. Lion’s Head Pork Meatballs

Try something different when making meatballs with my Chinese pork meatballs. Unique flavors come from aromatics and water chestnuts making this a perfect freezer meal you can use any night of the week.

Get the recipe: Lion’s Head Pork Meatballs

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Lion’s Head Pork Meatballs

15. Ground Beef Stir-Fry with Celery

Simple and savory, ground beef, celery, and other vegetables come together fast for a busy weeknight meal that’s absolutely delicious.

Get the recipe: Ground Beef Stir-Fry with Celery

15 Chinese Freezer Meals That are Better Than Restaurant Food - Ground Beef Stir-Fry with Celery

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  1. Ronnie from Vegas

    I discovered your blog a few month’s ago and think it is superb. I see you live in New York. Thinking of your city and praying for the health and safety of all New Yorkers. Thank you for these new recipes to enjoy during our time at home.

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