A taste of China

Our mix of Oriental-inspired and authentic Chinese recipes are a tempting taste of China. They include recipes ready in less than 30 minutes and vegetarian Chinese.

A taste of China

Ready in less than 30 minutes

Pork and prawn wonton soup

Pork and prawn wonton soup

This soup makes a wonderful starter or light meal. You can buy wonton wrappers at any Chinese supermarket (they’re usually found in the chiller cabinet or freezer).

Stir-fried garlic chilli beef and ong choi

Stir-fried garlic chilli beef and ong choi

A stunning Chinese stir-fry with beef and delicious greens.

Sticky lemon chicken

Sticky lemon chicken

A simple chicken stir fry is always a winner.

Szechuan pork

Szechuan pork

You won't miss your Chinese takeaway once you've tucked into this hearty, budget-friendly dish.

Scallops in chilli black bean sauce on kai lan with enoki mushrooms

Scallops in chilli black bean sauce on kai lan with enoki mushrooms

Kai lan, or Chinese broccoli, is prized for its tender stems and goes fantastically with scallops in this easy stir-fry recipe.

Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

Sticky duck with quick egg fried rice

A quick Chinese-style recipe that's surprisingly low in calories.

Chinese noodles with mixed mushrooms

Chinese noodles with mixed mushrooms

These aromatic Chinese noodles are made with fresh garlic, chilli, ginger, egg noodles and mixed mushrooms - an easy autumnal dinner ready in 20 minutes.

 


Ready in an under hour

Five-spice roast pork with miso soup

Five-spice roast pork with miso soup

A warming bowlful of Chinese-style pork soup that makes a filling but very healthy supper. And all for under £4 for four people!

Sweet and sour chilli prawns

Sweet and sour chilli prawns

A succulent, healthy Asian-inspired dish of sweet and sour prawns.

Sticky soy beef in do-fo ru with garlic mushrooms

Sticky soy beef in do-fo ru with garlic mushrooms

Sticky soy beef in do-fo ru (chilli beancurd flavouring) is delicious, quick and easy to make.

 


Ready in an hour or more

Char siu pork on steamed pak choi

Char siu pork on steamed pak choi

This authentic Chinese recipe for roasted, marinated pork has a flavour that will instantly take you away

Red-cooked or Hong Sao beef

Red-cooked or Hong Sao beef

This is a traditional slow-braised or ‘red-cooked’ dish. You can freeze the leftover sauce and use it as the base for noodle soups.

Duck legs in a ginger and plum sauce

Duck legs in a ginger and plum sauce

A fantastic, Chinese-inspired dish that can be made in advance and frozen, so you've got something delicious and exotic in the freezer for those unexpected dinner guests!

Peking duck rice paper rolls

Peking duck rice paper rolls

This authentic Chinese recipe by TV chef Ching He-Huang is lots of fun to make and a joy to eat.

 


Vegetarian Chinese

Sesame tofu with pak choi

Sesame tofu with pak choi

Even if you’re not vegetarian, you’ll love this low-calorie stir-fry. For meat eaters, use minute steak instead of tofu.

Oriental mushroom and pak choi stir-fry

Oriental mushroom and pak choi stir-fry

Treat yourself to some exotic mushrooms and create this mouthwateringly simple dish.

Yellow pepper and black bean stir-fry

Yellow pepper and black bean stir-fry

An easy, healthy low-fat stir-fry with peppers and red onions that tastes as lovely as it looks.

Chocolate chip cookie and Rolo dumplings

Chocolate chip cookie and Rolo dumplings

Traditional Chinese dumplings are served without any fillings but there are variations. Here, the filling is Rolos, which melt inside during cooking. Best served hot.

 

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