Thanks to their mild flavour, hint of sweetness and simple preparations, these family-friendly Chinese recipes are a great way to introduce children to Asian dishes and ingredients – and sneak in a few vegetables!
Kickstart your family’s love affair with Asian cooking with this easy recipe for pineapple chicken rice, which has a pleasing sweetness courtesy of the pineapple pieces, plus a colourful jumble of vegetables.
Sweet & sour beef was one of the first Chinese recipes Australians fell in love with… and we think your family will too, thanks to its fruity sauce, chunks of pineapple and vibrant appearance.
It’s no secret that kids like to eat with their hands, so let them get stuck into these tasty san choy bow lettuce cups – chances are they won’t even notice that they’re loaded with healthy veggies!
A surefire hit with the kids, these beef and water chestnut patties are slathered in sweet and sour sauce. Make a double batch to send for school lunches.
Stir-fries are a great way to introduce kids to Chinese ingredients. Try this mild-tasting chicken and snow pea recipe for a wholesome dinner the whole family will love.
And one for the weekend! Add a Chinese accent to your Sunday roast with this sticky and delicious honey-roasted chicken. Serve with steamed greens and jasmine rice, or stick to the Sunday classics of roast potatoes and pumpkins.
For more winter inspiration for every night of the week, take a look at our 30-minute dinners.
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