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Chinese New Year recipes

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Stir-fried beef with oyster sauce

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(5 ratings)
Marinate slices of lean beef steak then pan-fry with chunks of red pepper and a savoury sauce in this classic Chinese dish
20 minutes
Easy

Spicy Sichuan-style prawns

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(4 ratings)
Stir-fry shellfish with a spicy tomato, ginger and chilli bean sauce for a classic Chinese seafood dish
30 minutes
Easy

Cashew chicken

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(5 ratings)
Tender pieces of chicken breast are stir-fried with crunchy, sweet cashew nuts in this classic Chinese dish
20 minutes
Moderately easy

Chow mein

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(5 ratings)
A classic Chinese dish of stir-fried egg noodles with shredded chicken breast - experiment with different fish, meat, or vegetables
30 minutes
Easy

Chinese roast duck

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(3 ratings)
John Torode's whole crispy duck with oriental marinade makes for an impressive and alternative Christmas centrepiece
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy

Char siu (BBQ pork)

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Marinate rindless pork belly in a sticky hoisin barbecue sauce, then roast until tender - perfect to fill steamed bao buns for Chinese New Year
4 hours and 45 minutes
Moderately easy

Steamed bao buns

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Fill these steamed Chinese bread rolls with BBQ pork and pickled vegetables for a perfect Chinese New Year party nibble
1 hour and 4 minutes
For the keen cook

Pickled carrot & mooli

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Slice these vegetables into matchsticks, then pickle for a delicious Chinese accompaniment to BBQ pork - perfect for filling bao buns
15 minutes
Easy

Barbecue pork buns

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(5 ratings)
Tastier than a take away and great for nibbling and sharing. These dim sum will impress your guests.
50 minutes
Moderately easy

Shanghai-style braised pork

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(2 ratings)
Share this pork dish with your friends for Chinese New Year
4 hours
Easy

Peppers with black beans

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(5 ratings)
Stir up a pepper with black bean dish for Chinese New Year
40 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

Stir-fried noodles

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(8 ratings)
A healthy Chinese for all the family, quick and simple
25 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Peking-style noodles

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(12 ratings)
Delectable Peking-style noodles
50 minutes
Easy

Festive golden five-spice chicken

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(33 ratings)
Chinese five-spice gives this chicken a wonderfully warm, aromatic flavour that adults and children will love
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Gingery shiitake noodles

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Whatever you do, don’t cut your noodles – they represent long life!
25 minutes
Easy

Toffee & sesame bananas

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(9 ratings)
Traditional toffee bananas are deep-fried, but this is a lighter version, served with caramel sauce
20 minutes
Easy

Omelette vegetable rolls

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(6 ratings)
A healthy version of Chinese spring rolls. No deep frying and ready in 20 minutes, better than the take-away
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Steamed dumplings

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These impressive wontons are simple to make and have a classic combination of Chinese flavours.
25 minutes
Easy

Beef stir-fry with ginger

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(8 ratings)
Try making this noodle dish to celebrate Chinese New Year
30 minutes
Easy

Prawn spring roll wraps

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(18 ratings)
These healthy bites make a great light lunch or snack with a little bowl of sweet chilli sauce
30 minutes
Easy

Salt & pepper squid

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(3 ratings)
Serve up aromatic squid in just 2 minutes on the griddle
17 minutes
For the keen cook

Tropical fruits in lemongrass syrup

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Lemongrass adds an intriguing citrus taste and fragrance to the syrup for this exotic fruit salad
15 minutes
Easy

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