Vegetarian Chinese Dinner Party Menu

Looking for some fun inspiration for your next dinner party? You’ll love these vegetarian Chinese recipes and learn how to host a vegetarian Chinese dinner party! 

Looking for some fun inspiration for your next dinner party? You'll love these vegetarian Chinese recipes that create a great Chinese menu for dinner!

I’m a huge fan of the dinner party, and I love an excuse to have some friends over for a themed evening. This week I’m sharing a menu for vegetarian Chinese food!

I’ll provide the Chinese party food recipes, offer a preparation game plan, and even set you up with a grocery list.

Okay, first things first:

The Vegetarian Chinese Dinner Menu

This menu serves four to six. For larger crowds, double these Chinese vegetarian recipes.

Spicy Sichuan Vegan Potstickers

Looking for Chinese dinner party menu ideas? Check out this one! Spicy Sichuan Vegan Potstickers | Humble cabbage and mushrooms are perfectly spiced to bring bold flavor to these little pieces of heaven.

Chinese Tomato Eggs

Chinese Tomato Eggs are as simple as they are surprising - perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Spicy Chinese Potatoes

These hot and spicy Chinese Potatoes are savory, satisfying, and unexpected!

Veggie Loaded Chow Mein

Looking for a vegetarian Chinese food menu? Here is a tasty one! For a healthier version of chow mein, bulk up your noodles with a nutrient boost of fresh vegetables!

Spicy Sichuan Cabbage

Looking for Chinese food vegetarian? Here is a delicious one! Spicy Sichuan Cabbage | This hot and sour stir-fry features crunchy napa cabbage, fiery red chiles, and bright green onion. The perfect 15-minute side dish for Chinese food at home!

Perfect White Rice


To drink: plenty of  hot tea and ice-cold lagers!

The Game Plan

Here is the game plan for the Chinese vegetarian dinner:

In Advance: Cut up the veggies for the chow mein and assemble the potstickers. Ice the beer!

Evening Of: Cook the rice, steam the potstickers, and stir-fry the chow mein, cabbage, eggs, and potatoes.

As Guests Arrive: Boil water for tea, serve drinks, fluff the rice, and place everything on the table.

The Shopping List


  • 12 ounces baby bella mushrooms
  • 1 inch fresh ginger root
  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes
  • 2 bunches scallions
  • 1 ¼ pounds yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 heads garlic
  • 1 serrano chile pepper
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 small head green cabbage
  • 2 large heads Napa (Chinese) cabbage


  • 24 gyoza wrappers
  • Large eggs
  • 2 (5.6-ounce) packages yakisoba noodles


  • Dried Scallions
  • Dried Onion Flakes
  • White rice

Asian Foods Aisle:

  • Sesame oil
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Sichuan peppercorns
  • Soy sauce
  • Rice Vinegar
  • Sriracha
  • Dark soy sauce (optional)
  • Toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • Chinese black vinegar (optional)

Pantry Staples: Red Pepper Flakes, Garlic Powder, Vegetable Oil, Salt, Sugar, Brown Sugar, Corn Starch, Balsamic Vinegar (in case you can’t find Chinese black vinegar).

Alright, folks. I think I’ve got you pretty well covered for this vegetarian Chinese dinner party. Now, go forth and cook!

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Hi, I'm Linda! Welcome to The Wanderlust Kitchen, where I share recipes and travel adventures from all around the world. Here you'll find a world of recipes you can have confidence in. These recipes celebrate authentic food heritage as well as modern techniques and ingredients. Be adventurous and try a new recipe and travel somewhere you have never been before.  Bon Appétit! Bon Voyage!  

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