Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year recipes

Chinese-style snacks and special menus.

3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 1.5 out of 5 star rating

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
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6 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
16 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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 Chinese banquet

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star 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
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Cater for the whole family with our Singapore noodles. They're healthy and vegan, making an ideal accompaniment to a Chinese meal or just on their own

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
11 ratings 2.9 out of 5 star rating

Use both types of peppercorns for our salt & pepper tofu if you can, for a tongue-tingling kick and a spicy warmth. The dish is great for a Chinese banquet

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
29 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy our honey, sesame and orange king prawns as part of a Chinese feast the whole family will love. Top with spring onions and serve with rice

20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs
A challenge
Vegan
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
More effort
91 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's whole crispy duck with oriental marinade makes for an impressive and alternative Christmas centrepiece

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hrs and 45 mins
More effort
32 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Fill these steamed Chinese bread rolls with BBQ pork and pickled vegetables for a perfect Chinese New Year party nibble

1 hr and 4 mins
A challenge
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Keep tasting the broth and add as much chilli and rice vinegar as you like to get the right balance of flavours

40 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Tastier than a take away and great for nibbling and sharing. These dim sum will impress your guests.

50 mins
More effort
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Share this pork dish with your friends for Chinese New Year

4 hrs
Easy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Stir up a pepper with black bean dish for Chinese New Year

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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