Chinese recipes

Chinese-spiced steak wraps


(Serves 2) Ingredients For the steak 500g/1lb 2oz sirloin, sliced into strips against the grain 100g/3½oz cumin seeds 100g/3½oz coriander seeds 50g/1¾oz brown sugar pinch Sichuan pepper pinch salt pinch sushi vinegar powder (available from Asian supermarkets or online) 1 dried chilli 30g/1oz light soy sauce 30g/1oz oyster sauce 20g/¾oz rice wine vinegar 1 garlic… Read more: Chinese-spiced steak wraps

Hainanese chicken rice

Hainanese chicken rice

(Serves 4) Ingredients 100g ginger, peeled and thinly sliced (net weight), plus an extra 15g, finely chopped, for the rice 100g spring onion, sliced into 2cm pieces, plus 1 more whole spring onion for garnish 1 free-range chicken weighing about 1.5kg 1 large cucumber, peeled 75ml dark soy sauce 25ml light soy sauce 1 tbsp toasted sesame… Read more: Hainanese chicken rice

Singapore noodles

Singapore noodles

(Serves 2) Ingredients 125g rice vermicelli Half a red pepper, sliced 2 ½ tsp curry powder 3 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp rice wine or dry sherry Pinch of sugar 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp peeled and grated ginger root 1 green bird’s eye chilli, finely chopped 2 spring onions, sliced on the diagonal… Read more: Singapore noodles

Beef and broccoli stif-fry

Beef and broc

Ingredients 500g rump steak, very thinly sliced on an angle Handful broccoli florets 2 tbsp peanut oil 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 thin slices of ginger, bruised 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 4 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce ½ tsp sugar 2 tbsp Coarse stock, Chicken stock or water 1 tsp cornflour… Read more: Beef and broccoli stif-fry

Chinese-style braised beef one-pot

Chinese-style braised beef one-pot

Ingredients 3-4 tbsp olive oil 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced good thumb-size piece fresh root ginger, peeled and shredded 1 bunch spring onions, sliced 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced 1½ kg shin beef, cut into large pieces 2 tbsp plain flour, well seasoned 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder 2 star anise (optional) 2 tsp… Read more: Chinese-style braised beef one-pot

Soy-glazed chicken

Soy Glazed Chicken

(Serves 2) Ingredients 3 tablespoons groundnut oil 6 chicken thighs, on the bone, skin removed 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely sliced 2cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely sliced 3 spring onions: 2 finely sliced into rounds, 1 sliced into long diagonal pieces 6 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon honey 5 tablespoons light… Read more: Soy-glazed chicken

Sichuan pork, broccoli & cashew stir-fry

Sichuan pork, broccoli and cashew stir-fry

(Serves 2) This Sichuan pork, broccoli & cashew stir-fry is quick and easy to make, it also tastes immense. Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 500g pork fillet, cut into thick slices 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, finely chopped 300g Tenderstem broccoli, cut into 3cm pieces 2 red onions, cut into thick… Read more: Sichuan pork, broccoli & cashew stir-fry

Pork and prawn gyozas (dumplings)

Shrimp and pork dumplings

Ingredients Pork and prawn filling: 4 ounces ground pork 4 ounces raw Tiger prawns (shrimp), shelled, deveined, and coarsely diced 1 large spring onion (green), finely chopped 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 tablespoon Shaohsing rice wine or dry sherry 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil Pinch sea… Read more: Pork and prawn gyozas (dumplings)