Chinese New Year is a fun filled celebration full of traditional rituals and foods. Throwing a Chinese new year’s party is quite simple with the right ingredients. All you need are some paper decorations, great recipes, and friends and family. Chinese New Year décor can usually be found in most oriental grocery stores. Red is the traditional color of Chinese New Year, and paper plates, napkins, and cups usually come in matching sets. This also makes it easy to clean up after the party. Chinese New Year food consists of a variety of dishes that are best set up buffet style. Traditionally, dumplings, seafood, and noodles are eaten on this special occasion. Here are some traditional as well as new recipes that are perfect for your Chinese new year’s party. Enjoy!
Jiaozi are traditionally eaten during the Chinese New Year. These dumplings are more commonly known as pot stickers, and pre-made jiaozi can be found frozen in most oriental grocery stores.
Har Gow (Shrimp Dumpling) Recipe
Another fun and delicious dumpling, these shrimp dumplings have an amazing flavor that everyone will enjoy!
Xiao Long Bao (Chinese Soup Buns) Recipe
These delicious buns known as xiao long bao or soup buns are filled with a tasty and juicy pork filling that bursts in your mouth when you bite into them.
Easy Pork and Cabbage Egg Roll Recipe
Searching for the perfect party appetizer? Try these easy and delicious egg rolls. They're simple to make and are a tasty treat!
Salt and Pepper Shrimp Recipe
Do you love crunchy, salty foods? Try these amazing shrimp. They are cooked and eaten with the shells on which gives them a delicious flavor and texture.
Sweet and Sour Fish Recipe
Do you love sweet and sour sauce? Try this delicious fish dish! It is warm and wonderful especially for these colder months.
Chinese Crispy Fish Recipe
Do you love fried fish? This delicious crispy fish has an amazing flavor and texture that almost anyone will love.
Chicken Chow Mein Recipe
Seeking a delicious and fun dish? This chicken chow mein is made with deep fried crunchy noodles and is absolutely outstanding!
Quick and Easy Vegetable Mai Fun Recipe
This is the perfect, easy party dish. Made with rice noodles and mixed vegetables, this mai fun recipe is simple and delicious!
Sweet Filled Sesame Balls Recipe
Sweets are another great part of Chinese New Year. These sweet bean filled sesame balls are slightly crispy on the outside and tender and delicious on the inside. They make an amazing treat for the whole family!
Almond Cookies Recipe
Give some variety to your holiday dessert selection! Add richness and flavor with the classic Chinese almond cookie!
Chinese Sponge Cake Recipe
Searching for an easy and delicious dessert recipe? Try this simple traditional steamed sponge cake. It’s simple to make and makes a great treat.
And of course the party would not be complete without Chinese cocktails. Here are some fun and unique drink recipes that are sure to make your party a hit.
Chinese Cocktail Recipes