A taste of Asia

Neil Perry's stir-fried rice noodles with chicken and squid.
Neil Perry's stir-fried rice noodles with chicken and squid.

Where would we be without the culinary wonders of dumplings, sushi, noodles and wontons? For the home cook, the Asian continent offers recipes ripe with tradition, but also flexibility. Most importantly, they're always full of flavour.

From a quick, midweek stir-fry to a warming, spicy curry; make your favourite dish at home with these recipes from some of our most versatile chefs.

Recipes and tips

XO stir-fried chicken.

Chicken stir-fried in XO sauce

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Prawn wonton soup.

Prawn wonton and noodle soup

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Neil Perry's Chinese-style ribs.

Chinese-style braised beef ribs

  • 2 hrs +
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Prawn toasts with a twist.

Prawn toast

  • < 30 mins
  • Medium

Jill Dupleix

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (9)
Adam Liaw's Sichuan 'fish 'n' chips'.

Sichuan fried fish and potato straws

  • 30 mins - 1 hr

Adam Liaw

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
Food T

Miso-glazed squid

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Neil Perry

Neil Perry's King prawn ball and shiitake mushroom hotpot.

Prawn ball and shiitake hot pot

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Easy

Neil Perry

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Poached chicken salad with young coconut, vermicelli and Vietnamese mint.

Poached chicken salad with young coconut

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Karen Martini

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader rating (1)
Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles.

Cold spicy Sichuan sesame noodles

  • 30 mins - 1 hr
  • Medium

Diana Lampe

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (7)
Roasted duck with orange and Szechuan pepper.

Roasted duck with orange and Szechuan pepper

  • 1-2 hrs
  • Medium

Frank Camorra

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Cold Soba noodles with beansprouts, soy and ginger. Styling by Caroline Velik.

Cold soba noodles with beansprouts, soy and ginger

  • < 30 mins
  • Easy

Karen Martini

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)