Chinese

  • Speedy vegetable noodles with tofu

    Tofu is a delicious alternative to meat – and it’s just one of the highlights in this sizzling medley of flavours.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutesIngredients 350g dried egg noodles...

  • Ken Hom’s sweet and sour chicken recipe

    Serves: 2Ingredients200g sliced chicken breast2 tbsp rapeseed oil2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped2 tsp finely chopped ginger1 tsp grated orange zest1 tsp grated lemon zest100g diced onion or shallots½ a...

  • Aromatic crispy duck pancakes

    Ingredients4 duck legs4 teaspoons salt6 star anise1 tablespoon Sichuan pepper corns1 teaspoon cloves2 cinnamon sticks4 spring onions4 pieces of ginger6 tablespoons of Shaoshing wine500ml chicken stockHalf a cucumber cut into...

  • Sichuan aubergine with Hakka rice

    Ingredients2 aubergines100ml chicken stock3 teaspoons chilli bean sauce2 tablespoons dark soy2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons of xiaoxing rice wine (sherry)3 teaspoons sugar3 cloves crushed garlic1 tablespoon grated ginger1/2 teaspoons Sichuan...

  • Tenderstem Broccoli, cashew and tofu stir fry

    Serves: 4Cooking and preparation time: 10 minutesIngredients250g (9oz) firm tofu, cut into 2cm (3/4 in) diced1 red onion, roughly chopped1 garlic clove, finely sliced5cm (2in) fresh root ginger, peeled and...

  • Soy chilli and balsamic soy steak marinades

    Serves:4 Ingredients 4 tablespoons Kikkoman soy sauce 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce ½ - 1 teaspoon red chilli paste 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed Method •...

  • Sizzling Beef with Pak Choi Noodles

    Dish type: SteakServes 4Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: Under 10 minutesIngredients350g/12oz cap rump, cut into thin slicesFreshly milled black pepper30ml/2tbsp light soy sauce30ml/2tbsp dry sherry1 x 5cm/2inch...

  • Sesame baked tofu with aromatic stir fry

    Dish type: Main MealCooking and preparation time: 50 minutesServes 4Jayne and Bibi from veggierunners.com share their exotic stir fry recipe.Ingredients 1 pack 300 g firm tofu 2 tablespoons light soy...

  • The ricing on the cake

    Fuschia Dunlop must rank amongst the most knowledgeable Westerners with regards to Sichuan cookery.She's a veritable authority on it and the first Westerner to train at the Sichuan High Institute...

  • Ingredient of the week: Chinese Broccoli

    It might seem an odd choice, but our resident food blogger won’t stop going on about the stuff after what sounds like a tip top tasting experience. Chinese broccoli aka...
  • Bill Granger's black bean beef

    Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 tablespoon mirin 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon cornflour 1 teaspoon caster sugar 350g rump steak, fat removed, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons...
  • Ching-He Huang's char sui roast pork noodle soup

    Ingredients (Serves 2) 2 pork fillets 200g/7oz dried udon (flat wheat-flour) noodles 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil 600ml/1pt vegetable stock 2 small pak choi, leaves separated 1 spring onion, trimmed...
  • Peking-Style Beef Fried Noodles

    Ingredients (Serves 4 450g wheat-flour noodles 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 2 slices root ginger, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 225g minced beef 1/2...
  • Singapore-style noodles

    Ingredients (Serves 2) 2 tbsp groundnut oil 1 tbsp freshly grated root ginger 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 5 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1-2 tbsp turmeric 175g/6oz raw...
  • Sichuan Orange Beef

    Ingredients (Serves 2)1 tbsp groundnut oil 2 beef frying or fillet steaks 100g/4oz fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 orange, peeled and segmented 1 spring onion (optional), trimmed and finely sliced...