Hold the takeaway! Kwoklyn Wan’s 10-minute Chinese takeaway recipes

Quicker than Deliveroo, these flavourful Chinese dishes take less than ten minutes to cook.

Easy Chinese takeaway recipes

General Tso’s chilli tofu

Named after Zuo Zongtang, a Qing Dynasty statesman and military leader, this dish is comfort food 101. Perfect for those who like spicy food, but are cutting down on their meat intake.

chilli tofu
Sam Folan

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Canton lamb and onions

According to traditional Chinese medicine, lamb is an excellent meat for warding off the cold – so this is a perfect midwinter choice.

canton lamb and onions
Sam Folan

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Honey chilli chicken

Tender pieces of crispy coated chicken with spring onion greens in a sweet and spicy honey-chilli glaze.

honey chilli chicken
Sam Folan

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Crab rice

Delicate flakes of crab meat tossed through lightly seasoned fried rice.

crab rice
Sam Folan

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King prawn udon in hoisin sauce

Udon are a much thicker and often round form of noodle with a dense, chewy texture – perfect for stir-fry dishes and soups alike.

king prawn udon in hoisin sauce
Sam Folan

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Rice wine beef

Succulent beef fillet slices are served with wilted spinach and peppery beansprouts, all dressed in a richly aromatic sauce.

rice wine beef
Sam Folan

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Deep-fried green beans in black bean sauce

Fresh green beans and fermented black beans come together in a simple recipe that makes this humble vegetable side dish anything but bland.

deep-fried green beans
Sam Folan

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Miso saucy pork

Miso is naturally packed full of umami; when combined with tangy tomato ketchup and succulent pieces of pork this dish delivers with every single mouthful.

miso pork
Sam Folan

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1o minute Chinese takeaway


Our recipes are from 10-Minute Chinese Takeaway by Kwoklyn Wan (Quadrille, £16). To order a copy for £13.60 until 13 February, go to mailshop.co.uk/books or call 020 3176 2937. Free UK delivery on orders over £20.