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Chinese New Year recipes

39 Recipes

Celebrate Chinese New Year with these stunning sharing dishes, sides and Chinese-style desserts

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  • Sweet & sour prawns in a wok

    Sweet & sour prawns

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Transform prawns into a takeaway treat – sweet & sour prawns – in less time than it would take to have it delivered. Alternatively, try with chicken or pork, if you prefer

  • Chinese noodle dish in a bowl

    Crossing the bridge noodles

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Enjoy this special Chinese rice noodle soup. A chicken and pork broth is infused with ginger and spices, and poured over noodles, veg, prawns and shredded meat

  • One-pot crystal chicken

    One-pot crystal chicken

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 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

  • Stir-fried garlic green beans

    Stir-fried garlic green beans

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    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

  • Wuxi ribs served on a decorative oval plate

    Wuxi ribs

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Treat family and friends to a Chinese banquet with these wuxi ribs coated in a sweet and sour sauce. Serve with plain rice and steamed greens

  • Crisp Chinese pork

    Crisp Chinese pork belly

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.31 ratings

    This mouth-watering pork belly dish with crispy crackling is great for entertaining and so easy to make. Serve with our four ingredient dipping sauce

  • Pineapple fried rice served in a large dish

    Pineapple fried rice

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.34 ratings

    Add chunks of fresh pineapple to fried rice to transform it into something special. Serve on its own for a family dinner or as part of a banquet

  • A serving of Sichuan-style yusiang aubergine

    Sichuan-style yuxiang aubergine

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Share this veggie Sichuan dish with friends as part of a Chinese banquet with steamed jasmine rice. It used minced soy for a meaty texture

  • Mushroom mapo tofu in a bowl with chopsticks

    Mushroom mapo tofu

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy this plant-based version of Chinese mapo tofu served with jasmine rice and steamed greens. Meaty shitake mushrooms and firm tofu make a great combo

  • Steam-fried bao buns (Sheng jian bao)

    Steam-fried bao buns (Sheng jian bao)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • One serving of prawns in Longjing tea

    Prawns in Longjing tea

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Complement prawns with the sweet and slightly bitter flavour of Longjing tea to bring out their natural sweetness – serve with jasmine rice as part of a Chinese feast

  • Chilli pork spare ribs

    Hoisin pork spare ribs

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Juicy spare ribs braised with a chilli and hoisin sauce that make a succulent side dish to any Chinese feast

  • Curried sweetcorn soup with chicken

    Curried sweetcorn soup with chicken

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    This twist on the traditional Chinese sweetcorn soup has a subtle curry flavour. It's delicious, quick and easy to prepare

  • Fried stuffed cucumbers

    Fried stuffed cucumbers

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 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

  • Lionhead meatball soup in a bowl

    Lionhead meatball soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Enjoy these Shanghai-style mini 'lionhead' meatballs in a rich, earthy and sweet broth made with Chinese leaf and dried shiitake mushrooms

  • Stir-fried beef with oyster sauce

    Stir-fried beef with oyster sauce

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.33 ratings

    Marinate slices of lean beef steak then pan-fry with chunks of red pepper and a savoury sauce in this classic Chinese dish

  • Spicy Sichuan-style prawns

    Spicy Sichuan-style prawns

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.20 ratings

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

  • Cashew chicken

    Cashew chicken

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Chow mein in a bowl on a wooden place mat

    Chow mein

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.129 ratings

    A classic Chinese dish of stir-fried egg noodles with shredded chicken breast. Experiment with different fish, meat or vegetables

  • Chinese roast duck

    Chinese roast duck

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    John Torode's whole crispy duck with maltose marinade makes for an impressive centrepiece. The cavity is stuffed with star anise, spring onion and ginger.

  • Char siu (BBQ pork)

    Char siu (BBQ pork)

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 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

  • Pickled carrot & mooli

    Pickled carrot & mooli

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.9 ratings

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

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