Chinese New Year Catering

Dim Sum Various KindsThese days, if you are the lady of the house, you do not have to stress yourself cooking if you are hosting a lunch or dinner at home. You have a wide selection of caterers you can choose from. All you have to do is to tell your chosen caterer what kind of cuisine you have and he/she will make you select the best from their menu.

One of the upcoming worldwide celebrations is the Chinese New Year. Some people who do not even have the Chinese blood are celebrating as well. Many will definitely be hosting dinner in their homes, and of course to coincide with the big event, the foods should all be Chinese.

If you happen to be one of those who will decide on getting a caterer on Chinese New Year, here’s a list of suggested foods from appetizers to desserts. Enjoy!

Appetizers

Siomai (pork, shrimp or crab)
Dumplings (fried or steamed)
Egg rolls

Salads

Chinese Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing
Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad
Brown rice and Tofu salad

Soup

Egg Drop soup
Wanton Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup

Rice

Yang Chow Fried Rice
Pork BBQ Fried Rice
Plain Steamed Rice
Fried Rice (with shrimp or chicken)
Sesame Fried Rice

Chicken Dishes

Kung Pao Chicken
Honey Garlic Chicken with Sesame Seeds
Mandarin Orange Chicken
General Tso Chicken

Beef and Pork Dishes

Beef misono with bean sprouts
Beef in Szechuan sauce
Beef with Asparagus and Broccoli
Roast Pork with Chinese Vegetables
Breaded Pork with Honey-Garlic Sauce
Mixed beef and pork in Sesame Sauce

Seafood Dishes

Seafood Platter
Sweet and Sour Shrimp
Fish Fillet with Sesame and Walnut dip
Shrimp Corn Casserole
Garlic Scallops

Desserts

Buchi covered with sesame seeds
Longan Jelly
Yam Cake
Moon cake

Beverages

A. Cold

Salt Soda Water
Suanmeitang
Osmanthus Wine
Soda
Pearl Milk Tea

B. Warm

Jiuniang
Tieguanyin
Chrysanthemum Tea

With the sumptuous list of Chinese treats laid before you, all you have to do is to pick out dishes that will complement each other. Never forget to get a dish or two from chicken, beef and pork, and sea foods so that your guests will have a broad selection.


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