Dinner

  • Hoi Sin Chicken Lettuce Cups

    These crisp, fresh parcels are popular appetisers, found on Chinese restaurant menus worldwide. They're perfect whenever you fancy a lighter bite!Serves 2-4 Preparation time: 5 minutesReady in 10 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • 5 healthy Chinese dishes

    Are you on a diet and dreading the weekend, when free time and fun make healthy eating much harder?Well now you can relax. Thanks to Slimming World's latest cookbook, Fakeaways...

  • Cantonese Beef & Black Bean Noodles

    Based on a traditional recipe from Southern China, the distinctive black bean flavour of this recipe evokes the bustling streets of Hong Kong. Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ready...

  • Chicken chow mein

    We’ve packed this classic noodle stir-fry with oodles of flavour and an abundance of healthy vegetables. Serves: 4 Ready in 35 minutes, plus marinatingIngredients 4 tbsp light soy sauce 2...

  • 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...

  • Special prawn fried rice

    Our fakeaway version of the takeaway classic is a meal in itself, with every mouthful packed full of juicy prawns and mushrooms.Serves: 4 Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients350g dried long-grain...

  • Pork in black bean sauce

    Black bean sauce is made from fermented soya beans and it brings a delicious saltiness to Chinese dishes. You’ll find it at most supermarkets.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes, plus...

  • Sweet and sour chicken

    This classic Chinese takeaway dish is all about the contrast of sweet and sour – and in our version it’s the sweetness of the pineapple and the sour hit of...

  • Chiappa family pizza

    This recipe is super-simple and works really well with an outdoor pizza oven or a regular kitchen oven. Miki’s favourite toppings are mushroom and onion; Emi likes mascarpone, sliced cherry...

  • 7 Easter main course recipe ideas

    Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb...
  • Top 10 Thai recipes

    Chicken satay, pad Thai, crab cakes and Thai green curry are just a few of the delightful aromatic dishes that make Thai cuisine so famous all over the world. Not...
  • Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw

    Makes: 10-12 mini burgersPreparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling timeCooking time: under 10 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb beef minceSalt and freshly milled black pepperGrated zest of 1 small lemon30ml/2 tbsp...
  • Open steak sandwiches

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak)Rare: 2½ minutes on each sideMedium: 4 minutes on each sideWell done: 6 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean...
  • Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely...
  • Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time:Rare: 2 minutes on each sideMedium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each sideMedium: 5-7 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean Flat iron steaksSalt and freshly milled...
  • Slow roast spring lamb with olives

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 2½ hoursIngredients 900g/2lb lean half leg lambSalt and freshly milled black pepper30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil6 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 sprigs...