Chinese recipes

  • 1 Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups
    These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They're perfect whenever you fancy a lighter bite!Serves 2-4 Preparation time: 5 minutesReady in 10 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • 2 5 healthy Chinese dishes
    Are you on a diet and dreading the weekend, when free time and fun make healthy eating much harder?Well now you can relax. Thanks to Slimming World's latest cookbook, Fakeaways...

  • 3 Cantonese Beef & Black Bean Noodles
    Based on a traditional recipe from Southern China, the distinctive black bean flavour of this recipe evokes the bustling streets of Hong Kong. Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ready...

  • 4 Chicken chow mein
    We’ve packed this classic noodle stir-fry with oodles of flavour and an abundance of healthy vegetables. Serves: 4 Ready in 35 minutes, plus marinatingIngredients 4 tbsp light soy sauce 2...

  • 5 Special prawn fried rice
    Our fakeaway version of the takeaway classic is a meal in itself, with every mouthful packed full of juicy prawns and mushrooms.Serves: 4 Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients350g dried long-grain...

  • 6 Pork in black bean sauce
    Black bean sauce is made from fermented soya beans and it brings a delicious saltiness to Chinese dishes. You’ll find it at most supermarkets.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes, plus...

  • 7 Sweet and sour chicken
    This classic Chinese takeaway dish is all about the contrast of sweet and sour – and in our version it’s the sweetness of the pineapple and the sour hit of...

  • 8 Speedy vegetable noodles with tofu
    Tofu is a delicious alternative to meat – and it’s just one of the highlights in this sizzling medley of flavours.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutesIngredients 350g dried egg noodles...

  • 9 Ken Hom reveals the best Chinese restaurants in London and where to find the finest Asian food around the world
    Ken Hom is the man who brought Chinese cuisine to Britain back in the 1980s with his hugely successful BBC series Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery. The popular celebrity chef has...

  • 10 Aromatic crispy duck pancakes
    Ingredients4 duck legs4 teaspoons salt6 star anise1 tablespoon Sichuan pepper corns1 teaspoon cloves2 cinnamon sticks4 spring onions4 pieces of ginger6 tablespoons of Shaoshing wine500ml chicken stockHalf a cucumber cut into...

  • 11 Soy chilli and balsamic soy steak marinades
    Serves:4Ingredients4 tablespoons Kikkoman soy sauce4 tablespoons olive oil3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce½ - 1 teaspoon red chilli paste1 clove garlic, peeled and crushedMethod• Pour the ingredients into a large bowl and...

  • 12 Chilli beef and mushroom stir-fry
    Serves: 4Ingredients350g (12oz) rump or sirloin steak3 tablespoons Kikkoman soy sauceJuice of 1 lime1 tablespoon sesame oil or 1 tsp toasted sesame oil1 red chilli, deseeded and very finely chopped2...

  • 13 Sichuan aubergine with Hakka rice
    Ingredients2 aubergines100ml chicken stock3 teaspoons chilli bean sauce2 tablespoons dark soy2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons of xiaoxing rice wine (sherry)3 teaspoons sugar3 cloves crushed garlic1 tablespoon grated ginger1/2 teaspoons Sichuan...

  • 14 Tenderstem Broccoli, cashew and tofu stir fry
    Serves: 4Cooking and preparation time: 10 minutesIngredients250g (9oz) firm tofu, cut into 2cm (3/4 in) diced1 red onion, roughly chopped1 garlic clove, finely sliced5cm (2in) fresh root ginger, peeled and...

  • 15 Pork spare ribs with star anise
    Ingredients500g pork spare ribs15000g cooking oil for deep frying5g sliced ginger10g spring onion cut into sections3g salt1006 sugar30g red wine vinegar15g Chinese rice wine5g roasted sesame seeds5g sesame oil300g water3...

  • 16 Sizzling Beef with Pak Choi Noodles
    Dish type: SteakServes 4Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: Under 10 minutesIngredients350g/12oz cap rump, cut into thin slicesFreshly milled black pepper30ml/2tbsp light soy sauce30ml/2tbsp dry sherry1 x 5cm/2inch...

  • 17 Sesame baked tofu with aromatic stir fry
    Dish type: Main MealCooking and preparation time: 50 minutesServes 4Jayne and Bibi from veggierunners.com share their exotic stir fry recipe.Ingredients 1 pack 300 g firm tofu 2 tablespoons light soy...



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