Getting Chinese take-out is fun, but it's also fun to cook Chinese dishes at home. These vegan Chinese recipes will give you plenty of ideas for dinner to make. You can even make them on Chinese New Year to celebrate.
To get started making Chinese food, you'll need the following:
Vegan Chinese Recipe #1 - Chow Mein
Feast Glorious Feast made this recipe for vegan chow mein noodles. It's a stir fry dish that only takes 10 minutes to make.
2. "Beef" and Broccoli
This vegan beef and broccoli has mushrooms instead of the beef. It has a sauce that is made from soy sauce, sesame oil, Chinese rice wine, and more. This recipe is from The Foodie Takes Flight.
3. Egg Rolls
I love how crispy egg rolls are. These vegan egg rolls from Full of Plants have veggies on the inside and are served with a sweet and spicy sauce to dip them in.
4. Kung Pao Cauliflower
This kung pao cauliflower is a great vegan alternative to kung pao chicken. The sauce on the cauliflower is sticky, sweet, and spicy. The red pepper flakes make it spicy. This recipe is from Half Baked Harvest.
5. Sesame Ginger Tempeh
Erin Lives Whole made this recipe for vegan sesame ginger tempeh stir fry. The recipe calls for carrots, rice wine vinegar, maple syrup, and more.
6. Hot and Sour Soup
This vegan hot and sour soup was made by Gastroplant. It's spicy and has vegetables and tofu in it.
Dumplings are one of my favorite appetizers! These vegan dumplings were made by Omnivore's Cookbook. They have tofu and lots of veggies in them.
8. General Tso's Cauliflower
This general tso's cauliflower recipe is from Savory Bites Recipes. You'll need to make a batter and general tso's sauce, then garnish it with sesame seeds.
9. Vegan Orange "Chicken"
This vegan orange chicken was made by Brand New Vegan. This recipe uses cauliflower, bell peppers, mushrooms, orange zest, almond milk, and more.
10. Chinese BBQ Ribs
These vegan Chinese BBQ ribs are from Vegan Travel Eats. The ribs are made from tempeh. The recipe also used miso, agave, Chinese five spice powder, and more.
11. Fried Rice
Fried rice is so delicious and is one of my favorite Asian dishes to make for dinner in our home. It's so easy and simple, but also so flavorful and full of veggies. This vegan fried rice from A Couple of Steps also has tofu and nutritional yeast in it. This recipe can be made gluten free.
12. General Tso's Tofu
Simple Vegan Blog made this vegan general tso's tofu recipe. It is spicy, sweet, and only takes 40 minutes to make.
13. Sweet and Sour Cauliflower
This vegan sweet and sour cauliflower was made by Get Set Vegan. It has chili flakes and tahini in it and is served over rice.
14. Sticky Lemon Tofu
Vegan on Board made this Chinese vegan dish. It's sticky lemon tofu. It's sweet and tangy. The recipe has lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, and more in it.
15. Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce
This Chinese eggplant with garlic sauce was made by Pickled Plum. It's spicy and is a quick meal to make. So it's perfect if you like cooking meals that don't take a lot of time. The recipe uses peanut oil, scallions, dry sherry, and more.
16. Black Pepper Tofu
Feasting At Home made this Chinese vegan dish. It's black pepper tofu with bok choy. It's served over rice or noodles.