Cooking Classes

Chinese Cooking Classes are offered quarterly by UNL-CI teachers. We started in September 2012 by making traditional dumplings, a cultural activity well-received by the community. Currently, instructors from Confucius Institute demonstrate by cooking two dishes in each class and attendees have hands-on experience following detailed recipes. Every person has the opportunity to sample the food made in class.
Many participants find stir-fry an easy way to fix meals, and have had fun making different shapes of Wontons and Crab Rangoon. Other popular dishes featured in past Chinese Cooking Classes include: Moo Shoo Pork, Chinese Pepper Steak, Cashew Chicken, and Kung Pao Shrimp.
Confucius Cooking Class

For our last class of the semester, we will be demonstrating two dishes: pot stickers and seafood delights. The class will demonstrate step-by-step instructions and students will have the opportunity to give it a try.


UNL East Campus

Leverton Hall 206


May 1, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration Fee:


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Confucius Cooking Class

Monday, September 11th 6:00 - 7:30 pm 

206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

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Fall Cooking Classes

2016 Fall Cooking Class

Monday, September 26th 6:00 - 7:30 pm  206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

The September Chinese cooking class will feature Salty Crispy Chicken and Sweet and Sour Shrimp.  In class, we will give instruction and demonstrations following step-by-step recipes.  You are welcome to participate and get hands-on experience cooking authentic Chinese food and trying the new taste cooked in class.  Registration will start two weeks before the class. 

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Kung Pao Pork
FREE Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #6

*Free to UNL Faculty, Staff and Students

Chicken Chow Mein & Kung Pao Pork

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November Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #8

 Firecracker Shrimp &

Kung Pao Triple Delight

As the holiday season is coming soon, Firecracker Shrimp will be a perfect dish or finger food for your party. Be sure to make a big batch – they will disappear quickly! It is relatively easy to make. After our demonstration, you will be able to make them in class and at home.

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