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Kirin - Sample Dinner Menu


Appetizers

Spring Rolls (4) 7
A light mixture of shredded cabbage, celery, shitake mushrooms, carrots and onions encased in a thin crépe deep fried to a golden brown.

Salmon Spinach Rolls (4) 10
Minced salmon, spinach and shitake mushrooms encased in a thin crépe deep fried to a golden brown. Served with a soy ginger garlic sauce.

Pot Stickers (6) 7
Thin Chinese pastry stuffed with a ginger-infused mixture of ground pork and cabbage lightly pan fried to a golden brown.

Minced Chicken in Lettuce Wrap (4) 10
Minced chicken sautéed with roasted peanuts, water chestnuts, black mushrooms and peas in our house soy sauce, served with lettuce cups and Hoison sauce.

Spinach & Mushroom Shoa Loong Bow (8) 9
Steamed Chinese pastry generously stuffed with a ginger and garlic flavored mixture of chopped spinach, black mushrooms, pinenuts and spring onions, served with a Chinese soy and mustard sauce.

Classic Chinese Shrimp Dumplings (10) 10
Delicate Chinese pastry filled with a mixture of chopped shrimp, ginger, and Chinese chives boiled quickly to capture all the Chinese flavors.

Chinese-Style Fried Calamari 8
Chunks of calamari lightly fried in a flour coating served with a soy ginger garlic sauce.

Kirin’s Pan-Pacific Wonton (8) 7
A flavorful mixture of Dungeness crab meat, cream cheese and green onions encased in a thin Chinese pastry deep fried to a golden brown.

House Wonton (10) 7
Kirin’s savory mixture of ground pork and Chinese spices wrapped in a delicate Chinese pastry deep fried to a crispy golden brown.

Chen’s Chicken Salad 9
Chicken tossed with baby greens, pinenuts, cilantro and julienned onions in Kirin’s light soy vinegarette topped with crispy noodles.

Spicy Mandarin Steak Salad 11
Wok seared flank steak, cabbage, carrots, cilantro, onions, garlic, ginger, crispy rice and chili flakes tossed in a spicy Sichuan soy vinegrette.


Soup

Hot & Sour Soup Sm 7 Med 9 Lg 13
A Northern Chinese mixture of chicken, shrimp, mushrooms, tofu, peas and willow tree fungus in a peppery and tangy chicken broth finished with whipped eggs.

Wonton Soup Sm 7 Med 9 Lg 13
Our house pork wontons served in a rich chicken broth with spinach and mushrooms.

Sizzling Rice Soup Sm 7 Med 9 Lg 13
A melange of shredded chicken, shrimp, water chestnuts, mushrooms, peas and spinach in a light chicken broth with sizzling rice crust.

Chicken & Black Mushrooms Soup Sm 7 Med 9 Lg 13
Sliced chicken breast with Chinese black mushrooms, napa cabbage and spinach in a rich clear chicken broth.

Chili Hunan Crab and Corn Soup Sm 9 Med 11 Lg 15


Mu Shu

Mu Shu
A combination of shredded cabbage, willow tree fungus, and fluffed eggs sautéed in our house soy sauce. This favorite comes with four house made thin pancakes, julienned scallions and Hoisin sauce. Have our Mu Shu prepared simply as above, or add your choice of pork, beef, chicken, salmon, or shrimp.

Simple Mu Shu 10

Salmon 12

Pork 11

Chicken 11

Beef 11

Shrimp 12


Beef & Lamb

Mongolian Beef or Lamb Beef 8 Lamb 8
Sliced beef or sliced leg of lamb sautéed with strands of green onions and roasted red-hot-peppers in our house sauce served on a cloud of crispy rice noodles.

Kirin Beef 8
Generous sliced flank steak, marinated in a sweet and peppery garlic-infused sauce, stir fried and placed on a bed of chopped cabbage finished with a dash of sesame seeds.

Manchurian Beef 8
Our version of this regional favorite quickly deep fried beef tossed with roasted red-hot-peppers and a spicy ginger garlic sauce.

Kung Pao Beef 8
Kirin’s spicy Kung Pao sauce sautéed with a generous blend of sliced flank steak, roasted red-hot-peppers and peanuts.

Broccoli or Snow Peas Beef 8
Sliced beef with a mixture of broccoli flowerets or snow peas quickly stir fried in our house sauce.

Ghan Shao Lamb 8
Sliced leg of lamb marinated in Northern spices, then quickly sautéed to tender perfection. To enjoy this dish in the traditional manner, pair each mouthful of lamb with julienned scallion.

Xian Jiang Lamb 8
Sliced lamb marinated in curry and spices, dry sautéed and topped with fresh chopped cilantro. Located in the western-most region of China, Xian Jiang cuisine melds the best middle eastern Indian and Chinese influences.


Pork

Cherry Pork 7
Chunks of pork deep fried in batter and quickly tossed with our special garlic and ginger-infused cherry sauce.

Twice-Cooked Pork 7
Sliced pork blanched quickly, stir fried with roasted red-hot-peppers and bell peppers in a spicy Sichuan bean sauce. Placed on a bed of cabbage.

Sweet & Sour Pork 7
Chunks of pork deep fried in batter, quickly tossed with onions and bell peppers in our tangy sweet and sour sauce.

Beijing Pork 7
Sliced pork stir fried with garlic, ginger, onions in a rich Beijing style Hoison sauce.

Shandong Style Pork 7
Sliced pork marinated in a spicy Chinese barbecue sauce sautéed quickly, and placed on a bed of chopped cabbage finished with a dash of sesame seeds. A very spicy and sweet dish.


Fowl

Spicy Dry Fried Chicken 8
Deep fried battered chicken chunks tossed with onions and mushrooms in Kirin’s pepper sauce. A very aromatic dish with minced ginger, garlic and green onions.

Lemon Chicken 8
Golden fried chicken breast with Kirin’s tangy and sweet lemon sauce.

Sichuan Hot Pepper Chicken 8
Diced chicken with roasted red-hot-peppers, and onion sautéed in a spicy and sour Sichuan sauce.

Garlic Chicken 8
Chunks of chicken sauteed with minced garlic, sliced black mushrooms and chopped yellow onions in our house sauce.

Andy’s Chicken 8
Sliced chicken breast with roasted red-hot-peppers and fermented black beans in a garlic-infused sweet and sour wine sauce.

Curry Chicken 8
Chicken breast sauteed with chunks of yellow onions and green bell peppers in our house blend of curry spices.

Kung Pao Chicken 8
Kirin’s spicy Kung Pao sauce coating a generous blend of diced chicken chunks, bell peppers, onions, roasted red-hot-peppers and peanuts.

Garlic Cashew Chicken 8
Diced chicken, cashew nuts, minced garlic, sliced Chinese black mushrooms and chopped yellow onions dry sautéed in our house sauce.

Fermented Black Bean Chicken 8
Sliced chicken breast stir fried with broccoli and baby corn in a fermented black bean sauce accented by garlic and ginger.

Sesame Chicken 8
Deep fried battered chicken, quickly tossed with roasted sesame seeds and our house spicy soy sauce.


Seafood

Prawns a la Ching Hua 8
Prawns stir fried quickly with chopped garlic, minced ginger and our spicy house tomato sauce.

Kung Pao Prawns 8
Prawns sautéed with bell peppers, onions, roasted red-hot-peppers and peanuts tossed in a spicy Kung Pao sauce.

Sichuan Dry Fried Prawns 8
Deep fried prawns tossed with roasted red hot peppers in a gingery garlic-infused sauce.

Crab Sauce Prawns 8
Prawns braised with fresh garlic and whipped eggs in a wine and crab meat infused sauce.

Broccoli or Snow Peas Prawns 8
Broccoli or snow peas stir fried quickly with prawns in a garlic wine sauce.

Happy Family 9
Shrimp, scallop, mussels, calamari, salmon & vegetables stir fried with ginger and garlic in a spicy wine sauce.


Vegetables & Tofu

Northern Style Vegetable Garden 7
Assorted vegetables stir fried with chopped scallions and a light garlic-infused wine sauce.

Spicy Garlic Eggplant 7
Japanese eggplant braised with our spicy Sichuan garlic sauce.

Chinese Braised Tofu 7
Deep fried chunks of tofu braised with black mushrooms, carrots and napa cabbage in our house soy sauce.

Red Curry Tofu 7
Diced tofu braised with black mushroome, zucchini, garlic and onions in a spicy red curry sauce.

Ma-Por Tofu 7
Diced tofu braised with mushrooms, peas, garlic and onions in a spicy Sichuan bean sauce.

Fresh House Made Noodles

Zha Jiang Noodles 11
Sliced beef steak sautéed with zucchini, onions and garlic braised in a dark rich bean sauce, served on house made noodles.

Spicy Sichuan Seafood Noodles 12
Assorted seafood sautéed with ginger, garlic, onions and zucchini in a rich and spicy five-spice infused beef broth served on house made noodles.

Gwai Wer Chicken Noodles 11
Minced chicken, zucchini, onions and peas sautéed with tea leaves, curry powder, tomato sauce, ginger and chili pepper served on house made noodles.

Tan Tan Chicken Noodles 11
Mixture of chicken, chopped water chestnuts, mushrooms, peas and onions in a spicy peanut sauce, served on house made noodles.

Spicy Chao Ma Seafood Noodle Soup 12
Stir fried assorted seafood and mixed vegetables on top of house made noodles finished with a spicy rich chicken broth.

Peanuts ‘n’ Things Noodles 11
Cold noodles tossed in a spicy peanut sauce topped with shrimp, fresh spinach, julienned cucumber and sesame seeds.

Sichuan Black Bean Salmon Fun 13
Sautéed salmon chunks with black mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers and onions in a spicy Sichuan black bean sauce served over a bed of steamed Chinese flat white rice noodles.

Red Curry Crab Noodles 13
Snow crab meat sautéed with black mushrooms, garlic, ginger, bell peppers and yellow onions in a spicy red curry sauce served on house made noodles, topped with Chinese parsley.

Rice, Chow Mein & Chow Fun

Jasmine Rice 1
Brown Rice 2
Pudong Spicy Rice
Fried rice with curry, chili, garlic, ginger bell peppers and onions.

Beef, Pork, Vegetable or Combination 8

Chicken or Shrimp or 10

Fried Rice
All fried rice dishes include fluffed eggs, peas, ginger, garlic and green onions.

Beef, Pork, Chicken or Vegetable 8

Shrimp or Combination 10


Chow Mein
All chow mein dishes comes with either pan fried soft noodles or Hong Kong style crispy noodles for an additional charge of $1.50. Pan fried soft noodles include assorted julienned vegetables. Hong Kong style crispy noodles include baby bok choy.

Beef, Pork, Chicken or Vegetable 8

Shrimp or Combination 10


Chow Fun
All chow fun dishes include green beans, black mushrooms and onions. All three of the above dishes are served with your choice of the following:

Beef, Pork, Chicken or Vegetable 8

Shrimp or Combination 10


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Kirin - Cuisine of Northern China
1767 Solano Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707
510-524-1677

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Website

http://thekirin.com

Neighborhood

Solano Avenue

Cuisine

Bejing
Chinese
Northern China
Sichuan
Vegetarian

Serving

Dinner
Lunch

Take Out

Yes

Catering

No

Online Ordering

No

Ambience

Casual

Dress

Casual

Reservations

Accepted

Parking

Street (Meytered)

Payment Methods

Mastercard
Visa

Features

Non-Smoking
Vegetarian Friendly
Wheel Chair Access

Hours


Lunch
Monday - Saturday
11:30am - 2:30pm

Dinner
Monday - Sunday
4pm - 9:30pm

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