Sweet and sour chicken with vegetables in a serving dish

Chinese chicken recipes

36 Recipes

Ditch the takeaways and try making our Chinese chicken recipes – we've got all your favourites like sweet and sour chicken and a classic chow mein stir-fry.

Sticky Chinese chicken traybake

4.75

(15 ratings)

Flavoured with honey, hoisin sauce and Chinese five-spice, this one-pan chicken dish makes a cheap and easy midweek family meal
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Chow mein

4.53125

(24 ratings)

A classic Chinese dish of stir-fried egg noodles with shredded chicken breast - experiment with different fish, meat, or vegetables
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Chinese chicken with pancakes

5

(3 ratings)

A twist on a favourite takeaway using chicken instead of duck, this dish is perfect for a Friday night in
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Chinese poached chicken & rice

4.75

(5 ratings)

A healthy Asian-inspired dish ideal for an easy dinner. Use the leftovers to make our cold chicken noodle salad for the next day.
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken chow mein

4.335105

(47 ratings)

As part of our 'Cooking with Auntie Sara' series, Sara Buenfeld shows the kids how to make the classic takeaway favourite
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Cashew chicken

4.583335

(6 ratings)

Tender pieces of chicken breast are stir-fried with crunchy, sweet cashew nuts in this classic Chinese dish
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Sweet sesame chilli chicken

4.642855

(7 ratings)

Make this easy Chinese favourite at home with pak choi, ginger and sweet chilli sauce - cheaper and much tastier than getting a takeaway
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Cold chicken noodle salad

3.75

(1 rating)

Make this noodle salad using leftover chicken from our Chinese poached chicken & rice...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Sweet & sour chicken

4.666665

(63 ratings)

Try an authentic version of this classic Chinese takeaway dish, with natural sweetness and a warm chilli flavour to spice things up
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Sweet sesame chilli chicken

4.642855

(7 ratings)

Make this easy Chinese favourite at home with pak choi, ginger and sweet chilli sauce - cheaper and much tastier than getting a takeaway
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Five-spice, soy & lemon roast chicken

4.375

(4 ratings)

Try a roast with a difference - Chinese five-spice, citrus and ginger add warmth to the rich soy and hoisin sauce-based gravy
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Sticky citrus chicken with carrots & cashews

4.025

(10 ratings)

Ditch the takeaway and try a traybake full of delicious Chinese flavours instead. It takes just minutes to throw together this alternative sweet and sour chicken dish
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

One-pot crystal chicken

0

(0 ratings)

We have given the traditional method for poaching the chicken, but you can cook it in a pressure cooker for 20 minutes with outstanding results
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Sticky lemon chicken

4.242855

(70 ratings)

Who needs takeaways when you can make this low-fat Chinese-style stir-fry in half an hour?
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Sweet chilli chicken

3.833335

(9 ratings)

An incredibly easy Chinese-style chicken dish which is sweet, spicy and sticky
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Peking-style chicken

4.4

(10 ratings)

Give the Sunday roast an Asian twist with this crispy-skinned Peking chicken recipe
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Chicken stir-fry in 4 easy steps

3.903225

(31 ratings)

Asian cooking can be light, healthy and so quick that you’ll think twice before ever ordering a takeaway again!
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Cantonese steeped chicken

4.6

(5 ratings)

Prepare this Chinese meal ahead to enjoy a relaxed dinner with friends - it's served at room temperature
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Gingered chicken patties

4.733335

(15 ratings)

Mix your chicken with Asian flavours, roll into mini burgers and serve with noodles for one of your five-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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