Chaohecai, cooked vegetables, is a traditional dish Beijing families eat at the beginning of Spring on the lunar calendar.

Chaohecai is made by combining various vegetables. The dish is often rolled in a piece of thin pancake. People often add vinegar to the dish and roll cooked eggs in the pancake.


  • bean sprouts
  • 50g leek
  • 100g spinach
  • starch noodles
  • 100g pork
  • ½ red pepper
  • salt
  • minced ginger and green onion
  • ginger
  • ½ tsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tsp light soy sauce
  • 1/3 tsp huangjiu
  • 2 tsp oil


  1. Cut the leek and cut the spinach into segments. Shred the red pepper. Clean the bean sprouts.
  2. Shred the pork. Marinate the pork in huangjiu and salt.
  3. Heat the pan. Add some oil, then use a high flame to cook the bean sprouts and red pepper shreds.
  4. Add spinach and cook for 1 minute. Take out.
  5. Add some oil and cook the pork, minced ginger and green onion. Add soy sauce and cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Add bean sprouts and spinach. Add the leeks, starch noodles, salt and oyster sauce. Cook over a high flame.
  7. Turn off the flame when the leeks soften.
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