Preparing Chinese food in your own home is actually quite easy. However, you may want to consult with a Chinese grocery, there are some items that you need to purchase from a specialty store such as this. The store representative should be able to help with any questions or specific seasonings or groceries that you may need.
First, before you visit the store have a complete list of exactly what you may need and try to find the best price possible. Next, see if they have any substitute seasonings for anything that seems a bit too expensive.
Actually. Some of the items such as ingredients to make shrimp fried rice can be purchased in a regular grocery store. All you need for this dish is regular rice, 1 pound jumbo shrimp, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1 egg well beaten, ¼ cup peas, ¼ cup of diced carrots, ½ stick of butter and a frying skillet.
You will be amazed how easy it is to prepare fabulous Chinese dishes. You should purchase a Chinese/Asian cookbook for under $15. Some Chinese cookbooks may cost anywhere from $18-$26. However, it is well worth the cost.
Many of the recipes you can learn by simply doing. Once you get the hang of it is all pretty easy. You could prepare these dishes at least once a week for your entire family to enjoy. You will be surprised on how much money you will save by making these entrees in the comfort of your home. Within 25 minutes you can have an extraordinary meal. Enjoy!!