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5 Delicious Asian Starters

Want to impress your family and friends? Get your next dinner party off to a perfect start with five super-delicious and easy-to-prepare Asian appetizers.

Fresh Spring Rolls – Vietnamese

Wonderfully aromatic and packed full of delicious herbs, Vietnamese Spring Rolls require no cooking and can be pre-prepared – leaving you free to mingle with your guests. Plus, they are so versatile – fill it with chicken, pork, prawns, beef, tofu or vegetables.

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Beef Satay – Malaysian

Satay is an all-time Malaysian favourite. A well-loved Asian dish made out of seasoned and skewered strips of grilled beef that is complemented by a dipping sauce made of chopped peanuts, spices, chilli and tamarind. This delectable combo evokes a sweet yet slightly spicy flavour that promises to whet everyone’s appetite! Try Beef Satay or mix it up and use chicken or prawns.

Malaysian Satay Beef

BBQ Prawns on Lemongrass Sticks – Thai

Beautiful to the eye and so delicious on the taste buds, these BBQ Prawns on Lemongrass Sticks make for a fabulous starter. They are a great finger food and the lemongrass gives the prawns a subtle citrus flavour.

Prawns on Lemongrass Sticks

Gyoza (Japanese Potsticker Dumplings) – Japanese

Filled with pork, cabbage, and spring onion these delicious Japanese Gyoza dumplings are quick to prepare and will have your guests coming back for more.

japanese gyoza

Pan-fried Garlic Prawns – Chinese

Easy, scrumptious, and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, these quick Pan-fried Garlic Prawns make a party-perfect appetizer. For a more substantial meal, simply add jasmine rice, and vegetables and turn it into a delicious lunch or dinner.


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