Starters & Appetisers

Starters & AppetisersStart your meal with one of these great starters or serve your guests one of the light snacks, which are great as finger food.

BBQ Chicken Skewers with Jimmy’s Sate Sauce

Jimmy's Sate Sauce

Jimmy’s Saté Sauce is a popular sauce used in many Chinese kitchen. This is a tasty recipe for BBQ Chicken Skewers, which makes a perfect meal for barbecue season!

 

Black Fungus Salad (香菜木耳)

Black Fungus Salad

This salad is just as much about texture, as it is about the fresh, zingy flavours of coriander and chilli. While it may look slimy, the wood ear fungus is actually crunchy and fresh.

Boiled Dumplings (Jiao Zi)

Boiled Dumplings (Jiao Zi)

These traditional Chinese dumplings may be boiled or pan-fried, and make a delicious and healthy meal or snack. Delicious served with vinegar or soy sauce.

 

Chili Chicken Cups

Chili Chicken Cups

These cups of lettuce filled with orange chicken chilli make an impressive starter.

Crispy Chinese Five-Spice Chicken

Crispy Chinese Five-Spice Chicken

This recipe uses the evocative flavour of Chinese five spice to great effect, creating tasty, crispy chicken pieces that everyone will love.

 

Easy peanut sauce

Easy peanut sauce

Delicious peanut sauce for serving with satay skewers. Make plenty of it because it is always very popular!

Hot and Sticky Prawns

Hot and Sticky Prawns

A finger licking starter that can be made with any spicy sauce. We recommend a tasty sambal sauce for a perfect marriage with seafood.

 

Indian Minced Meatballs

Indian Minced Meatballs

This simple, yet delicious recipe for Indian spiced meatballs makes a delicious finger food stuck on cocktail sticks and served with cooling cucumber and yoghurt.

 

Satay Skewers

Satay Skewers

Perfect for barbecue season, these aromatic skewers are best served with cool chunks of cucumber and peanut sauce.

Even without a barbecue, these make great finger food for parties as they can be cooked under the grill!