Tom Yum soup my way

Tom Yum soup my way

This is my take on this very popular Asian soup. It takes just 5 minutes and is perfect for something quick and light if you have a bag of frozen peeled prawns in the freezer. This is enough for 4 people. What you need 2 chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces 250g...
Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed ginger fish fillets

Steamed fish fillets with  ginger and a Soy dressing are really tasty and have a fantastic oriental flavor. They take just 15 minutes to prepare, is a healthy meal and you will swear you are in your local Chinese restaurant. What you need 4 fish fillets (Hake,...
Egg fried rice

Egg fried rice

This is a great rice recipe to add something special to any Chinese dish instead of plain boiled rice but especially for Andre who requested it from the chicken mince balls recipe. You will want to take a look through all of the Chinese food recipes where one of my...
Chicken mince balls

Chicken mince balls

Chicken mince makes a really great change and these chicken balls can be served as a Thai style starter with sweet chili sauce, Chinese style sweet and sour sauce or even with spaghetti and marinara sauce. They are really quick and hassle free to make. What you need...
Sweet and sour chicken

Sweet and sour chicken

I’m a big fan of Chinese food and nothing says Chinese more than sweet and sour. This is a take on sweet and sour which includes apricot jam and is just delicious. What you need 500g skinned and deboned chicken 4 tablespoons apricot jam 1 tablespoon sugar 1...
Apricot glazed chicken drumsticks

Apricot glazed chicken drumsticks

For a sweet and sticky snack that makes a nice change try these, they are a bit like sweet and sour, just a whole lot simpler. Weekend sticky snacks at their best I tell you. You can also serve these with egg fried rice as a meal for 4, they are simply delicious. What...
Chicken cashew nut

Chicken cashew nut

Chicken cashew nut is an easy chinese food classic and possibly the chinese dish we cook most. I prefer thigh meat, it stays moist and just seems to have more flavor. What you need 1 egg separated 2 teaspoons cornflower (maizena) 6 chicken thighs cubed(or 4 breasts) 1...

Chinese vegetable stir fry

This is one of those recipes that you can use to compliment almost any meal, be it a grilled chicken breast, a steak or eat on its own with noodles. What you need 1 carrot finely sliced 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 onion finely sliced 5cm fresh ginger finely sliced 1 Pak...
Tasty pak choy

Tasty pak choy

In my quest to find great tasting vegetable dishes I decided to try something a little different. Pak Choy is a chinese vegetable that I really enjoyed. Its quick, simple and very tasty. What you need 1 bunch pak choy 2 cloves garlic sliced 1 small onoin 2 teaspoons...
Glazed Thai chicken

Glazed Thai chicken

These tasty chicken pieces can be done on the braai or on a grill pan. They are very quick and tasty, trust me, follow the first part of the recipe, it prevents the glaze from burning, you just want to color the pieces. What you need 8 chicken thighs(or any pieces...