Ready to bring some prosperity and flavor to your Lunar New Year? Check out these 10 super easy recipes – they're all about making your celebration not just delicious but totally fuss-free. Let's cook up some festive fun!
1. Szechuan Shrimp
Kick off your Lunar New Year celebration with our mouthwatering Szechuan Shrimp! Crispy, juicy, and bursting with flavor, this dish promises a thrilling taste adventure that's anything but ordinary.
2. Vegetable Fried Rice
In need of a fast, budget-friendly, and satisfying Lunar New Year meal that the whole family will adore? Look no further – we present the BEST Veggie Fried Rice recipe that'll be ready in just 10 minutes! Roll up your sleeves and get ready for a delightful Lunar New Year feast!
3. Eggplant Stir-Fry
Elevate your Lunar New Year feast with our flavorful Chinese Eggplant stir-fry! Bursting with umami goodness and packed with delicious flavors, this easy vegetable side dish is the perfect companion for any Chinese main course.
4. Roasted Duck
Bring in the Lunar New Year with this mouth-watering Roast Duck! Popular in Chinese cuisine, this Chinese-style roast duck recipe shows you how to bake a juicy and tender duck in an oven!
5. Asian Garlic Noodles
Get ready to make some seriously mouth-watering Garlicky Buttery Noodles in just 15 minutes – and yep, it's all in one pot! This Asian Garlic Noodles recipe is like an umami explosion, and you only need a few simple ingredients. The best part? You won't end up with a huge pile of dishes to wash. Perfect for those Lunar New Year cravings!
6. Bok Choy with Oyster Sauce
Want to add some restaurant-level veggies to your meal in a flash? Check out this Bok Choy with Garlic Sauce recipe. It's a game-changer for your veggie game – super quick, ready in just 10 minutes, and you only need a few simple ingredients. It's the perfect side to jazz up your favorite main dish, especially for a Lunar New Year feast!
7. Char Siu Pork
Make Char Siu Pork the highlight of your meal with the simplest marinade for super tender and flavorful pork. It's glossy and caramelized outside, juicy and tender inside - a simple yet impressive dish for gatherings that'll have everyone wishing there was more! Perfect for Lunar New Year feasts.
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8. Egg Fried Rice
Craving a quick, budget-friendly, and satisfying meal your family will adore? This is it – the BEST Veggie Fried Rice recipe, ready in just 10 minutes! Get ready for some serious deliciousness in no time, perfect for those Lunar New Year gatherings!
9. Shrimp Fresh Spring Rolls
Get ready to roll some amazing Shrimp Fresh Spring Rolls in minutes! With a few simple tips, you'll be making these Vietnamese Shrimp Salad Rolls like a pro. They're a colorful, texture-rich treat with creamy peanut sauce that everyone will love. Perfect for a fun and flavorful Lunar New Year meal!
10. Fresh Hand-Pulled Noodles
Hand-Pulled Noodles are way easier to make than you think! With just 4 pantry ingredients and some cool techniques, you'll be creating addictively chewy and bouncy noodles. Trust me, they're a whole new level compared to store-bought ones, perfect for spicing up your Lunar New Year menu!
11. Char Siu Chicken
Say goodbye to dull chicken! This Char Siu Chicken recipe turns chicken thighs into a sticky, glossy, and juicy sensation. It's the ultra-flavorful BBQ chicken that'll be the star of your Lunar New Year meal, with everyone coming back for more!
12. 5-Spice Baked Chicken
Take a look at our delectable crispy baked Five Spice Chicken – featuring irresistibly fragrant, crispy skin and incredibly juicy meat! This oven-baked delight is super easy to prepare with minimal prep, making it the ideal choice for a hassle-free Lunar New Year meal.
13. Chicken Congee
Indulge in ultimate comfort during Lunar New Year with our Instant Pot Chicken Congee, infused with rich, real chicken broth flavor. This one-pot wonder is incredibly easy to prepare, making it a fuss-free and perfect dish for any occasion!
14. Duck Spring Rolls
Elevate your Lunar New Year celebration with Crispy Duck Spring Rolls! These delectable treats combine refreshing cucumbers, tender roasted duck, and delicate green onions, all wrapped together and fried to crispy perfection.
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15. Salt & Pepper Chicken
Start your Lunar New Year festivities with a burst of flavor thanks to our Salt and Pepper Chicken recipe! Crispy, bursting with flavor, and with a perfect hint of spice, it's the ideal dish to add some sizzle to your New Year celebrations.
16. Stir-Fried Rice Cakes
This classic Stir-Fried Rice Cakes from Shanghai is popularly eaten during the Chinese New Year that combines tender chicken, chewy rice cakes, mushrooms, and cabbage for an easy hearty dish done in under 30 minutes!
17. Vegan Hot Pot
Get the complete guide to cooking authentic Vegan Hot Pot, with all the tofu varieties you could dream of. This is your new go-to for hot pot whether you’re hosting a Chinese New Year party or just want to go all out on a delicious meal, because why not!
18. Pork Dumplings
Craft irresistibly plump and succulent Pork Dumplings that no one can resist! With a few simple tips and tricks, you can create these bite-sized delights from scratch. They're a guaranteed crowd-pleaser that vanishes as quickly as they're made!
19. Sesame Balls
Impress your loved ones this Lunar New Year with these mouthwatering Sesame Balls that are like crispy bites of heaven on the outside and oh-so-chewy on the inside. And guess what? You only need six simple ingredients to whip up this deliciousness!
20. Bubar Cha Cha
Indulge in the vibrant Bubar Cha Cha, a beloved part of Malaysian cuisine. This dessert combines sweet potatoes, jellies, taro, and purple yam in a creamy coconut milk infused with pandan leaves and a touch of vanilla. It's a vegan and gluten-free treat that's perfect for Lunar New Year, offering a delightful medley of textures and flavors!
21. Taro Tapioca Dessert
Delight your taste buds during Lunar New Year with Sai Mai Lo, the classic Cantonese Taro & Tapioca Pearl Dessert! This taro sago recipe offers both Instant Pot and stovetop methods, ensuring a sweet treat for your celebration in just 30 minutes!
22. Pan-Fried Sweet Rice Cakes
If you're a fan of Asian sweets, you've got to try Chinese Sweet Rice Cake, especially during Chinese New Year. It's a classic treat with an amazing mix of rice flour and brown sugar. The chewy texture and sweet flavor are perfect for breakfast or an afternoon tea snack. Bonus: it's gluten-free!
23. Almond Cookies
Start your Lunar New Year festivities with these timeless Chinese Almond Cookies. Perfectly sweet, they offer a melt-in-your-mouth experience with crunchy slivered almonds. Simple to make with just a few ingredients, these cookies are a beloved classic for the celebration.
24. Mango Sticky Rice
Welcome the Lunar New Year with this easy-to-make Mango Sticky Rice recipe, a sweet symbol of celebration. The rice is perfectly tender and sticky, paired with a delightful sweet and salty coconut sauce, and topped with juicy ripe mangos. It's an irresistible dessert that will keep you coming back for more, spoonful after spoonful.
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