Two bowls of curry with rice and chopsticks

Healthy Chinese recipes

22 Recipes

Forget the takeaway and stir up some healthy Chinese dishes at home. We've got lighter versions of favourites like sweet & sour chicken, plus nutritious stir-fries.

227 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cook an easy, healthy curry with just 15 minutes preparation. Serve this replica of your favourite takeaway dish with fluffy rice for a wholesome family meal

55 mins
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8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This Chinese takeaway family favourite can be made much healthier - lower the sugar, fat and salt levels with this easy recipe

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
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36 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Don't call the Chinese takeaway – make your own egg-fried rice. Use leftover rice, or cook and dry it on a plate before using so it doesn't stick to the wok

20 mins
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Vegetarian
272 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The aromas released while cooking this dish will have everyone licking their lips in anticipation

25 mins
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11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
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19 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Don't reach for the takeaway menu, try this beef stir-fry recipe instead. It's just as tasty as your favourite Chinese and healthier too.

45 mins
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Healthy
13 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try this flavour-packed, low-fat fish dish, perfect as a mid-week meal. It's full of omega 3 and counts as 1 of your 5-a-day.

20 mins
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Healthy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These tangy pickles served in soy, rice wine vinegar, garlic and chilli oil will complement other spicy dishes

10 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A versatile and low-fat side that goes well with other Chinese dishes

20 mins
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Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up your rice with this easy recipe and feel free to mix things up with different veg

30 mins
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Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A fast and healthy vegetable side dish with an Asian aroma

10 mins
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Healthy
9 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Fresh tasting and packed full of green veg, this is a healthy and authentic Oriental stir-fry

30 mins
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Healthy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
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Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This Chinese-style rice dish makes a great side for chicken or duck

15 mins
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Healthy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Crunchy, simple Chinese rolls which don't even need cooking

25 mins
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Healthy
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
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Kids will love choosing what to eat first - and they might end up eating more than if the same meal was served up whole

35 mins
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Healthy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Whip up some healthy fast-food with a pork pan fry - on the table in 10 minutes

10 mins
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Healthy
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Combine egg noodles with fresh Asian flavours- sweet chilli sauce, garlic and coriander, with some Chinese greens and crunchy carrots thrown into the mix

30 mins
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Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Find two of your 5-a-day in this veggie dish – a superhealthy option for midweek, with plenty of seasoning

35 mins
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Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Poach your favourite white fish in a light Asian-inspired broth and serve alongside healthy green broccoli, Chinese cabbage, soya beans and spring onions

18 mins
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Healthy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Sweet, colourful and low-in-fat - this super side even counts towards your five-a-day

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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