Sweet and sour pork
With 15,000 Chinese restaurants in Britain, Chinese food has recently been voted the nation's favourite takeaway. Ching-He Huang reveals how delicious Chinese food can be prepared at home with easy-to-prepare mouth-watering recipes using fresh, healthy and readily available ingredients.
In tonight's opener, she reveals the secrets of the perfect chicken chow mein, which she prepares for the nutrition-conscious British Women's Olympic Rowing squad, soon off to the Beijing Olympics. She teaches world champion and Olympic medal-winning rower Katherine Grainger how to cook her own healthy version of sweet and sour pork, served with a delicious choi sum and mixed vegetable salad, with pineapple dressing and a special egg-fried rice with a distinctive twist.
Ching-He also shows viewers how to cook her healthy version of takeaway favourite beef in oyster sauce with spinach and mushrooms, offers a host of tips for using and preparing a wok and reveals the essential store-cupboard ingredients needed to make the simplest, quickest Chinese meals at home.