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In this healthy version of a General Tso’s Chicken recipe, we cut the fat and sodium in half from the original version by not frying the chicken and by using half as much soy sauce in this Chinese-takeout favorite. Serve with steamed baby bok choy or sautéed spinach and steamed brown rice.

Recipe: General Tso’s Chicken

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General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken

In this healthy version of a General Tso’s Chicken recipe, we cut the fat and sodium in half from …View slide
Vegetarian Tikka Masala

Vegetarian Tikka Masala

In this vegetarian tikka masala recipe, we combine crisp tofu pieces and vegetables in a spiced toma…View slide
Chicken Sausage Calzone

Chicken Sausage Calzone

A typical calzone packs almost 800 calories and 25 grams of saturated fat. In this healthier calzone…View slide
Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos

Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos

This healthy beef taquitos recipe calls for baking instead of deep-frying, making the taquitos subst…View slide
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

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Spicy Stir-Fried String Beans

Spicy Stir-Fried String Beans

Skip greasy takeout and try this easy stir-fried green beans recipe. If you don’t have a wok, you …View slide
Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein

Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein

Lo mein is a Chinese restaurant takeout favorite that’s easy to make at home. This lo mein recipe …View slide
Beef Chow Fun

Beef Chow Fun

Brown sugar added to black bean-garlic sauce is what gives this stir-fry its unmistakable Chinese ta…View slide
Edamame Lo Mein

Edamame Lo Mein

This is not the greasy Lo Mein of your favorite Chinese take-out, it tastes even better. Plus you ge…View slide
Pork Chop Suey

Pork Chop Suey

Chop suey is often made with bamboo shoots and water chestnuts—add them to this recipe if you wish…View slide
Orange-Scented Beef Stir-Fry

Orange-Scented Beef Stir-Fry

Orange marmalade is the secret ingredient in this quick stir-fry. For variations, substitute chicken…View slide
Shrimp with Broccoli

Shrimp with Broccoli

Here's an example of international cooking at its fastest and best: a speedy Asian take-out favorite…View slide
Sweet & Sour Chicken with Brown Rice

Sweet & Sour Chicken with B…

In about the time it takes to order and pick up Chinese takeout, you can make this much healthier ve…View slide
Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps

Five-Spice Turkey & Lettuce…

Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun wraps also make appealing appetizers for entertaining. Ma…View slide
Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu

Tofu and lots of fresh vegetables are stir-fried in just a bit of oil in this traditional Chinese di…View slide
Quick Shrimp Enchilada Bake

Quick Shrimp Enchilada Bake

Shrimp enchiladas offer a taste of coastal Mexican cuisine but some versions contain so much cheese,…View slide
Quick Thai Chicken & Vegetable Curry

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Curry quick enough for a weeknight supper - especially if you use precut cauliflower and baby spinac…View slide
Miso-Garlic-Roasted Tofu Caesar Salad

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In this hearty version of the classic romaine salad, miso does double duty as a marinade for the roa…View slide
Homemade Chorizo Tortas

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A torta is the Mexican version of a panini—a pressed sandwich made with crusty bread that can have…View slide
Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers

Spicy peppers get a cooldown from the creamy bean-and-cheese filling in our healthier version of jal…View slide
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