Stir-Fry Recipes and Know-How from Chinese Cooking Expert Grace Young

Learn stir-frying techniques and tips from a seasoned pro.
Chinese Cooking Expert Grace Youngin the kitchen

Chinese cooking expert and author Grace Young invites us to watch and learn as she prepares healthy, delicious stir-fry recipes from her book Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge (Simon & Schuster 2010). She’s also sharing her expertise on seasoning and caring for a wok, choosing quality ingredients and prepping for a stir-fry.

Ginger Broccoli
This quick and delicious side dish goes equally well with a Chinese menu or a roast chicken.
Pepper Salt Shrimp
The absence of liquid in this stir-fry allows you to experience a concentrated shrimp flavor accented by garlic, ginger, chilies and Sichuan peppercorns.
Five Spice Tofu with Vegetables
In this simple stir-fry, ingredients and seasonings are added to the wok without any precooking.
How to Season a Wok
Everything you need to know before using your new wok for the first time.
Maintaining a Wok
Tips on caring for and reviving that natural nonstick surface.
Buying Soy Sauce
What to look for (and avoid) when shopping for this essential ingredient.
Rice Wine
Tips on buying the good stuff, and what to substitute if you can’t find it.
Ginger Juice
A little grating and squeezing, and you’re recipe ready.
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