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37 Recipes

Chinese-style snacks and special menus.

Chinese roast duck

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(2 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

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

Roast plum duck puffs

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(3 ratings)
Dumplings and puffs like this represent nuggets of gold - perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year
2 hours and 20 minutes
Moderately easy

Crisp Chinese pork

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(21 ratings)
Belly is the cheapest pork roasting joint and, as it’s rich, a little goes a long way, making it perfect for Sundays and dinner parties
4 hours and 10 minutes
Easy

Peppers with black beans

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(3 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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(10 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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(7 ratings)
Whatever you do, don’t cut your noodles – they represent long life!
25 minutes
Easy

Toffee & sesame bananas

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(7 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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(5 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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(7 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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(2 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

Oriental egg fried rice

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(21 ratings)
Sara Buenfeld’s fast and easy fried rice makes for a delicious Chinese supper
30 minutes
Easy

Lychee & ginger sorbet

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This refreshing make-ahead dessert is a cooling way to finish off a Chinese-themed dinner party
25 minutes
Easy

Hot & sour broth with prawns

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(18 ratings)
This healthy starter takes just 15 minutes to make and is a cleansing way to kick off a Chinese meal
15 minutes
Easy

Ginger sweet tofu with pak choi

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(27 ratings)
If you thought tofu was bland, this is the recipe to convince you otherwise
45 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

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