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A curated meal plan of fiery recipes to keep you well-fed and well-seasoned from Monday thru Friday. Scroll on to ring in a week's worth of dinners guaranteed to bring the heat.

How to Make Dumplings from Scratch

Chinese dumplings feature flour wrappings with savory, sweet, or spicy fillings that are steamed, boiled, or seared. Learn more in our latest post!

HOW TO: HOT POT

We'll just cover the basics, then you can take the reins. Here's what you'll need to get started on your hot pot cuisine experience and journey.

Dan Dan Noodles

Happiness for me is slurping a deep bowl of these classic noodles — they’re an iconic Sichuan street food dish for a reason! They rose to fame in Chengdu, where they were sold by street hawkers, who c

Creamy Yogurt Dip with Crudités

There’s no game day or celebration that will turn down a deliciously creamy dip. And this is the dip you’ll want to bring to those parties. With the addition of our crunchy chili sauce Chengdu Crunch,

One Skillet Chili Crisp Chicken Thighs

A weeknight dinner knockout recipe! This delicious chili crisp chicken thighs cooked in one skillet bring so much flavor and color when served with cucumber mango salsa. It's a perfect balance of spic

Chili Crisp Ceviche

Upgrade your snack game with this Sichuan Chili Crisp infused Ceviche. The delicious chili crisp marinade fish with creamy avocado sauce is a match made in heaven. Perfect for scooping it all up with

Chili Crisp Tuna Melt

Simple every day lunch recipe that is so satisfying (chock full of protein!) and keeps you energized for the rest of the day. Add a drizzle of Sichuan Chili Crisp to your Tuna Melt to intensify the fl

Mala Spiced Meatballs

Mala Spiced Meatballs with Sichuan Chili Crisp Glaze… juicy, tender, flavor-packed meatballs tossed in the most irresistible sweet, sticky & spicy glaze. Served with lots of crunchy snow peas over a b
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FIVE SPICE ROASTED CHICKEN

The shining star of your next dinner party — try this five spice roasted chicken dish, crafted by Phillip Tang (@potatoislike). Juicy, savory, hefty. Not hosting any time soon? Enjoy on your own at ho
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GREEN ONION GINGER OIL CHICKEN

Vibrant and umami — with a bit of twang. Enjoy this sizzling hot, fragrant chicken dish c
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3 INGREDIENT MALA SPICED POPCORN CHICKEN

For all those in need of the perfect late night snack, our friend
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AIR FRYER MALA PORK BELLY

Let the air fryer take center stage with this pork belly dressed in

Chengdu's Most Iconic Dish: Szechuan Chicken

Some of the most popular American Chinese dishes, like Szechuan chicken, come from Sichuan, China, a province famous for its hot and spicy dishes. The focus on heat and spice, particularly from the pe
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Spicy Mala Chicken Tenders

Here at Fly By Jing, we have yet to meet a chicken tender we didn't love, but these healthy, baked home-made versions slathered with Mala Spice Mix may just be the ones we return to and reach for agai

A Very Sichuan Friendsgiving

If you’re on the search for a quintessential Chinese food dining experience, then you’ll want to try tackling the hot pot at home. Check it out now!

DOUBANJIANG: The Soul of Sichuan Cuisine

Here at Fly By Jing, we want to share not only the best flavors from regions all over China, but the history and culture that surrounds them. Learn more!

Tips and Tricks for Improving Instant Ramen

Ramen is known for being one of the most iconic and versatile Asian food dishes around the world, and it’s not hard to see why. While the instant and inexpensive commercial version of the dish has inc
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CHILI CRISP CHOCOLATE BUNDT CAKE

A delightfully "not too sweet" dessert —with chili crisp both in and on top. Perfect for your Valentine's Day festivities, or perhaps your midnight baking project. Recipe crafted by Tres Truong (@moth
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Rice Paper Dumplings

Juicy, crispy, flavor-packed vegan dumplings crafted by Jill Maniago (

HOW I BUILT A RADICALLY PERSONAL HOT SAUCE BRAND AND FOUND MYSELF IN THE PROCESS

It’s been a year and a half since launching my company Fly By Jing and exactly two years since I wrote ‘What I Learned from Making Hot Sauce at Scale’. In many ways it’s felt like the blink of an eye,
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5 Minute Spicy Sichuan Peanut Noodles

Looking for a quick spicy recipe? Try our 5-minute spicy Sichuan noodles. They’re fast & easy to whip up when you’re hungry and want something in a pinch!
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ONE PAN CHILI CRISP SALMON WITH PERSIMMONS

One pan is the only vessel you need for this savory, spicy, and sweet salmon supper. Crafted by Kathy of @lick.the.plate. Head to Kathy's page for more recipes.

Different Types of Chinese Sauces

Chinese chili sauces are essential for delivering the heat and flavors that make Chinese dishes so unique, but there are notable differences between them.

LETTER FROM JING

It’s hard to believe another holiday season is upon us. What a year it’s been and what a crazy new reality we live in. In the frenzy of our busiest time of year, I want to pause and take a moment to a

Jing's Favorite Recipes ft. Chili Crisp Vin

Chili Crisp Vinaigrette is here at last! It was this recipe that I shared with Sam Sifton of The New York Times in 2020 that kind of changed everything for us.

Whipped Ricotta Toast with Spicy Tomato Confit

The garlicky oil from the tomato confit uplifts and complements the creamy texture of ricotta, and the baked tomatoes ooze with a delightful sweetness. The addition of Fly By Jing Sichuan Chili Crisp

Sichuan Chili Crisp Rigatoni alla Vodka

Weeknight Meal Happiness = Sichuan Chili Crisp & Burrata Rigatoni alla Vodka. Yes please! A creamy, comforting, flavor-packed twist on a classic dish.

Chicken Yakitori with Sichuan Chili Crisp Glaze

Tender, juicy and super flavorful morsels of marinated chicken grilled to perfection with green onion and finished with an irresistibly delicious glaze. A must-try at your next cookout!

Different Ways to Cook Rice Cakes

Chinese rice cakes can take several easy, delicious forms and can be influenced by important holidays and adjusted to many different palates.

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Learn more about lo mein, made with thick egg noodles, vegetables, bean sprouts, and cabbage, and, oftentimes, beef, chicken, pork, or shrimp.

Tips and Tricks to Cooking Asian Food

Here are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind when you’re ready to begin cooking Asian food in your own kitchen. Read more to learn about ingredients.

Dumplings, Potstickers & Wontons: What's the Difference

While dumplings, potstickers, & wontons are similar, understanding what makes them unique & how to make them ensures every recipe you try is delicious.

Easy Crab Rangoon Recipe

Whether you’re an expert at crafting home-cooked Chinese dishes or just getting started, crab rangoon is a dish you’re not going to want to skip.

Everything to Know About the Chinese New Year

In our guide to the Chinese New Year, we’ll be sharing some of our all-time favorite Chinese New Year dishes & how to bring the celebration to your home.
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FALL RECIPES

The season is beginning to turn and here at Fly By Jing, we’ve prepared some delicious Fall recipes for you to enjoy in the cooler weather! Check them out!

Comfort Food for Discomforting Times

This is a recipe I've adapted from Chinese and Japanese traditions and served countless times at our pop-up dinners around the world. Learn more!
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HOLIDAY RECIPES

It’s that time of year again, and here at Fly By Jing, we’re here to help you spice up your favorite festive holiday season recipes! Check them out here.

History of the Fortune Cookie

The fortune cookie is one of the most iconic parts of the Chinese food takeout experience, but there’s more to this humble treat than meets the eye.

Guide to Different Regional Chinese Cuisines

We strive to provide the history behind meals and bring a greater knowledge of Chinese culture, regional influence, and the value of Chinese food globally.

Your Go-To Guide to All Types of Dim Sum

Here at Fly By Jing, we want to make it as smooth and easy as possible to get the full dim sum dining experience you and your loved ones are looking for.

The City of Chengdu and Its History

We believe that Chinese cuisine is always evolving as people travel, ingredients become more readily available, and new generations give personalized taste.

The Origins of the Chop Suey Dish and How to Make It

Here at Fly By Jing, we want to make it easy to begin bringing Chinese and Chinese American food flavors to your kitchen. Learn more about how we achieve that.

FEATURE: MOONLYNN TSAI

For Moonlynn Tsai, chef, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the non-profit Heart of Dinner, food is all of this—and it’s a vehicle to give and receive love.

Feeding the Frontline + Congee Recipe

During lockdown, Fly By Jing committed to donating 20% of all sales to organizations like World Central Kitchen, Frontline Foods, & Off Their Plate.

Flaming Fried Tofu Tacos

If you’re looking to add Chinese flavors to your favorite new fried tofu taco dishes, Fly By Jing is here to help. Read more about how to spice it up!

Chinese Food Dishes for Gluten-Free Diets

When it comes to your Chinese food dishes, you have many options for delicious cuisine to match your dietary restrictions without sacrificing flavor.

What is Chinese Brown Sauce?

The truth is, Chinese brown sauce (at least, the version of Chinese brown sauce that appears in so many takeout restaurants) is largely an American invention.

How to Spice Up Any Meal with Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is a can’t-miss ingredient. It’s versatile, delicious, and full of bold spices that will take any dish to the next level. Read more now!

How to Fold Wontons

We make it simple to find the spices and cooking oils that match your flavor palate and help you to make dishes for parties and family dinners alike.

How to Make Dim Sum Right at Home

Dim sum is for diners who love variety with a touch of tradition, and who aren’t afraid to try something new. Learn all about the dim sum experience here!

Changing Up 'Traditional' Idea of Asian Sauces

There are many ways to make traditional Asian sauces unique and personal to your cooking needs, and Fly By Jing is here to help. Learn more here!

Black Lives Matter Here

We have committed to the active, constant, and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating our role and complicity in an ecosystem of systemic oppression.

Best Uses for Chili Oil

When it comes to cooking Chinese dishes, chili oil is an essential ingredient you’ll want to get right. Here is why every kitchen should have chili oil. 

Best Guide for Cooking Chinese Noodle Recipes

Chinese noodles have a flavorful history that dates back thousands of years, with each generation adding its own spin of seasoning, culture, & cooking process.

An Old Teahouse in Chengdu

Guanyinege Old Teahouse in Pengzhen county just outside of Chengdu is a century-old tea house that doesn’t seem to have changed with the times. Learn more.

The History of American Chinese Food

Some of the most popular Chinese food dishes across the country and, indeed, across the world, are products of the Chinese American immigration experience.

Rainbow Tofu Spring Rolls with Peanut Chili Crisp Sauce

Great meal for light lunch or easy summer dinner! Recipe crafted by Sara Tane (@saratane).

Zhong-buttermilk Roasted Chicken

The most crispy, tender and flavor-packed chicken you will ever make! Recipe by Fear the Feast.

Chili Crisp Turkish Eggs

Cilbir, also known as Turkish eggs, is served with poached eggs and garlicky dill yogurt. Spicy butter is usually drizzled over the eggs, but try this easy hack by using Sichuan Chili Crisp. Recipe cr

Easy Creamy Potsticker Soup

It's soup season every season and this soup will stick to your bones in the best possible way. This is such an easy, comforting dish brought together with the delicious flavors of Zhong Sauce and Sich

Pineapple Fried Rice

Topped with scallions, fried shallots, glazed pork belly and Fly By Jing Zhong sauce — This is the restaurant style Pineapple fried rice that you can make at home! . Recipe crafted by Jill Maniago (@j
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XTRA HOT ABURI SALMON

Amp up your next at-home sushi night with this hot and tingly aburi salmon recipe from Cheska Mae Perez (

WHAT TO EAT THIS WEEK

A curated meal plan of fiery recipes to keep you well-fed and well-seasoned from Monday thru Friday. Scroll on to ring in a week's worth of dinners guaranteed to bring the heat.

Popular Asian Snacks You'll Love

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CONGEE

This winter, let this comforting rice porridge warm you from the inside out. Take time and care in preparing, garnish with your favorite toppings (like our umami-rich Sichuan Chili Crisp), and share w
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MAPO TOFU PIZZA

Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! Today is significant to us for a couple of reasons. It happens to be my birthday. Somehow, cosmically, it's also exactly one year since the completion of our
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TAIWANESE BREAKFAST INSPIRED SAVORY TOAST

"This savory toast idea was inspired by Taiwanese breakfast with a rustic twist."
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WAVY NOODLES WITH CHILI CRISP VIN

Miso of @misojenkitchen's ultimate comfort food is this wavy noodle dish featuring Chili Crisp Vinaigrette. Head to her blog for more recipes.
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SPICY CHEESY UDON CARBONARA

A simple go-to noodle dish for a rich and creamy dinner at home. Crafted by Cynthia of @cynthialuvsfood.
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SICHUAN GOLD RECIPES

Our newest chili oil Sichuan Gold is super spicy, extra tingly — and endlessly versatile. Add a few drops to your soup, whisk into a caesar salad, douse it over leftovers of all kinds. Below, find two
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SOBA NOODLE SALAD

Your new favorite salad, for real. Get your veggie fix in plus a tangy hot kick with this soba noodle salad recipe straight from
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GLAZED OYSTER MUSHROOMS

A tangy and flavor-packed mushroom experience. Use it as a topping for your dinner bowl, or bring it as a side dish for that potluck with the friend group. Recipe by
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SESAME CHICKEN WONTON TACOS

Crunchy, savory, and sweet. Let each bite of this complex dish surprise your tastebuds with its deep umami flavor and satisfying crunch. Crafted
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SPICY GARLIC UDON

A quick and easy go-to noodle dish — savory, spicy, and deeply comforting. Top with a poached egg for maximum enjoyment. Recipe crafted by Christine Lee (
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POKE WAFFLES

Zhongified spicy salmon meets a heart-shaped bed of waffled crispy rice, arugula, and avocado to care for those taste buds and your feels this Valentine's Day. Recipe crafted by Christine Lee (@yejisk
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STIR FRIED RICE CAKES

Delightfully rich and chewy, balanced with fresh greens and umami pork — this stir fried rice cake dish from Jill Maniago (@jillcooksthings) will satisfy each of your taste buds. Season generously, an
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CHOCO CHILI CRISP CRINKLE COOKIES

Rich, chocolatey goodness. Whip up these indulgent holiday desserts and share with friends and fam (or not at all). Recipe by Cheska Mae Perez (

LUNAR NEW YEAR HOSTING WITH WHEN & WHERE

Court and Jess Eu of NYC supper club @when__and__where share personal tips and a festive appetizer for hosting the hottest Lunar New Year dinner party of the season.
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SICHUANESE COLD NOODLES

Serve this dish at your Lunar New Year feast to represent longevity. Savory, spicy, and numbing — with a touch of acidity and sweetness. Recipe crafted by Charlene Luo (@thebaodega).
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COLD AND SPICY BEANCURD KNOTS

A light and bright appetizer to prepare for friends, fam, or yourself. Pair with Sichuan Gold or Sichuan Chili Crisp for an added electric kick. Recipe crafted by Court and Jess Eu of @when__and__wher

LUNAR NEW YEAR HOSTING WITH PHILLIP TANG

From videographer and photographer Phillip Tang (@potatoislike) — a favorite dinner party dish, plus notes on Lunar New Year and celebration. Read on for a snippet, and unlock full access to the guide

LUNAR NEW YEAR HOSTING WITH CHARLENE LUO

Charlene Luo of @thebaodega shares essential tips and favorite recipes to guide you on your next dinner party. Read on for a snippet, and unlock full access to the guide with every purchase of Sichuan

LUNAR NEW YEAR HOSTING: A GUIDE

This Lunar New Year, we partnered with three of our favorite tastemakers, Phillip Tang, Jessica and Courtney Eu and Charlene Luo to bring you a comprehensive how-to guide for hosting the luckiest star
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GINGER MINT FRIED RICE

Finally, a fried rice recipe that satisfies the full range of every taste bud's desire. Sharp ginger meets warm and numbing Mala Spice Mix with some fresh and fragrant mint — alongside so, so much mo
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HONEY APPLE GRILLED CHEESE

Meet the sweet, hot, and crispy rendition on the always comforting classic grilled cheese. Recipe crafted by Dorcas Lin (
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PERSIMMON BURRATA SALAD

Enjoy this savory and refreshing salad, featuring two ultimate ingredient superstars — fresh persimmon and creamy burrata. Recipe crafted by Christine Lee (
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PORK BANH MI

For your next office lunch or picnic at the park, try this hot and fresh sandwich recipe. The Vietnamese classic, bánh mi, gets a kick of tangy heat and complex flavor c/o of Chili Crisp Vinaigrette.
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HOT & BRIGHT MISO SOUP

A fiery and lightly zesty take on a comforting classic. Slurp this spicy miso soup, and let it carry you through the long soup season ahead. Recipe crafted by Dorcas Lin (
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SPICY CHAMPURRADO

This winter, cozy up with this champurrado dish — a rich and warm Mexican beverage amped up with some heat from our
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STEAMED EGG

Make this Zhong-ified steamed egg, following along Dorcas Lin (
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NUMBING MISO SKILLET CORNBREAD

You really thought cornbread couldn't get any better — but here we are with another fire recipe from Dorcas Lin (
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MALA SPICE GINGERBREAD

Dive into the festivities this holiday with Mala Spice Gingerbread — packed with a medley of warming spices and a light mala kick. Enjoy for dessert, breakfast, or your mid-day procrastination snack.

Recipe for the World's Best Kung Pao Chicken & Shrimp

When it comes to easy and beloved Chinese food dishes, Kung Pao absolutely cannot be beat. It’s chock full of bold and spicy flavors, and you can make it at home as long as you have the right things i

Recipe: Twice Cooked Pork

If you’re looking to create a dish that engages the senses and shares all the best in

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Recipe

Sweet and sour dishes, like sweet and sour shrimp, blend some of the best flavors in Chinese cuisine. While you’re far more likely to find sweet and sour dishes in Chinese American fare, these recipes

Vegan Sweet and Sour Tofu Recipe

There are many easy and delicious vegan options in Chinese cuisine, and you can begin recreating stir-fries,

Keto Chinese Food Recipes For You

We all have our favorite Chinese food dishes, and making them at home can give us the chance to add a personal spin to the flavors we love. But if you’re following a specific diet or you have dietary
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SPICY STICKY DATE CAKE

A warm, spicy Sichuan treat to change up your pudding game.