Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year recipes

42 Recipes

Chinese-style snacks and special menus.

One-pot crystal chicken

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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

Hot & sour prawn & sweetcorn soup

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The perfect warming starter for your Chinese New Year celebrations. We've added chilli for heat and used egg instead of traditional cornflour...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Stir-fried garlic green beans

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These easy, healthy garlic green beans make a great accompaniment to a Chinese feast, and they're made with just 4 ingredients in 15 minutes...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Toffee banana spring rolls

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(1 rating)

Try a sweet, sesame twist on the classic spring roll and serve up this toffee and banana dessert with cool coconut ice cream and crispy pastry
  • 30 mins
  • More effort

Steam-fried bao buns (Sheng jian bao)

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This street food dim sum from Beijing is an authentic type of bao bun that puffs up in the pan. You can fill with minced chicken, pork or prawns if you don't want to go veggie...
  • 2 hours
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Chilli pork spare ribs

5

(1 rating)

Juicy spare ribs braised with a chilli and hoisin sauce that make a succulent side dish to any Chinese feast
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort

Fried stuffed cucumbers

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(3 ratings)

Inspired by Fujian cuisine, these fried cucumbers stuffed with beautifully seasoned pork mince are a tasty way to one of your five-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • More effort

Stir-fried beef with oyster sauce

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(11 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 mins
  • Easy

Spicy Sichuan-style prawns

4.84375

(8 ratings)

Stir-fry shellfish with a spicy tomato, ginger and chilli bean sauce for a classic Chinese seafood dish
  • 30 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

Chow mein

4.602275

(22 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 roast duck

4.666665

(3 ratings)

John Torode's whole crispy duck with oriental marinade makes for an impressive and alternative Christmas centrepiece
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Char siu (BBQ pork)

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(3 ratings)

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 mins
  • More effort

Steamed bao buns

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(9 ratings)

Fill these steamed Chinese bread rolls with BBQ pork and pickled vegetables for a perfect Chinese New Year party nibble
  • 1 hour and 4 mins
  • A challenge

Pickled carrot & mooli

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(2 ratings)

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

Barbecue pork buns

4.666665

(6 ratings)

Tastier than a take away and great for nibbling and sharing. These dim sum will impress your guests.
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Stir-fried noodles

4.75

(8 ratings)

A healthy Chinese for all the family, quick and simple
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Festive golden five-spice chicken

4.382355

(34 ratings)

Chinese five-spice gives this chicken a wonderfully warm, aromatic flavour that adults and children will love
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

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