Lunar new year - General Tso's chicken recipe

Lunar New Year is about food, sharing, and wishing each other health and prosperity for the upcoming 12 months. So we’ve selected Jamie’s top five Chinese-inspired recipes to help you see in the new year in style.

From his take on crispy Peking duck and sticky pork ribs, to sweet ‘n’ sour chicken and chicken chow mein, we’ve got everything you need for a proper celebratory feast.

Kick things off with succulent and aromatic sticky pork ribs. These little beauties make a cracking starter, or serve with noodles or stir-fried rice for an incredible main

 

Inspired by Saoirse Ronan’s travels around China, Jamie rustled up his version of this takeaway favourite on Friday Night Feast. Plus, his ‘two-pan bounce’ technique guarantees deliciously crispy chicken every time. 

 

For the ultimate celebratory feast, it has to be Crispy Peking duck. The rich, deep flavour of the duck is balanced with a sticky sweet plum sauce, all wrapped in soft pancakes – an absolute joy.

 

The beauty of cooking this at home is that you can really own it – packed with fresh rainbow veg and tossed in a simple homemade sauce, this is a real winner.

 

An oldie, but a goodie, Jamie channels the memories of his youth in his version of this takeaway favourite.