Confucius Institute cooking class is May 11

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Confucius Institute cooking class is May 11

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The UNL Confucius Institute is offering a cooking class on how to make Hunan beef and wonton soup at 6 p.m. May 11 in Ruth Leverton Hall, Room 206.

Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. Cost is $20 and includes course materials, handouts, food tastings and drinks. Register by contacting Angela Rystrom at or 402-472-5370.

Hunan cuisine, which originates from China’s Hunan province, is popular in Chinese restaurants and known for its spicy flavor. Hunan beef is stir-fried beef strips with vegetables and chili pepper or chili sauce.

Wonton soup is a Chinese appetizer. The class will feature pork wonton soup and a home-style chicken wonton. Depending on how it is prepared, wonton can be a main course or side dish. The course will explore different cooking methods.

The class will feature step-by-step recipes, instructions, demonstrations and hands-on experience. Participants will be able to taste the dishes prepared. Confucius Institute instructors will teach the course.

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