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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
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Questions and Reviews
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.
Just from my 60+ years as Chinese American, I know it is absolutely nonsense! I never see these frozen Chinese dishes from supermarket …
Sorry this title might be confusing… It’s a list of dishes that are freezer friendly so you can make a batch to freeze and eat them later…