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The year of the Ox symbolises fortune and personality. This Chinese New Year, Aldi will be saving shoppers a sweet pound, as you can ring in the lunar celebrations with its affordable oriental range, available in stores from 4th February. And that’s not all, as Aldi also has a mouth-watering takeaway-worthy selection of recipes to enjoy, ideal for whipping up a storm in the kitchen for less than £2 a head for a family of four!

First up on the menu is Aldi’s Singapore Noodles (300g, 99p). Rice noodles coated in a luscious dressing made with curry paste and red chilli, these noodles are a Chinese take out classic when topped with pork or prawns.  For those who want to take it down a spice notch, Aldi’s Rice Noodles (300g, 99p) are perfect for whipping up a speedy stir-fry, salad or soup.

Add some extra flavour to your stir-fry beef curry this Chinese New Year with the incredible Coconut and Lemongrass Stir-Fry Sauce (175ml, 79p). With a fragrant and citrusy taste, this stir-fry sauce is certain to delight the tastebuds of those around the dinner table.

For a slightly different twist to your celebrations, consider grabbing a pouch of Aldi’s Katsu Sauce (175ml, 79p). A stir-fry curry sauce with creamed coconut, soy sauce and ginger, the katsu sauce is a winner when poured over crunchy strips of crispy chicken and rice – a Wagamama special!

Want to make an unbeatable Oriental-inspired mushroom and pak choi stir-fry? Make sure to get your hands on Aldi’s Specially Selected Shiitake and Pak Choi (200g, £1.89) where you can create an authentic Chinese dish in minutes,  

Add some luxury to your festivities with Aldi’s Specially Selected Tenderstem Stir-Fry (240g, £1.99).  Containing a delicious mix of tenderstem broccoli, red onion, pak choi and chilli, this dish will deliver a stem-sensational experience for all!

Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not opt for one of the below appetising recipes which suit every Chinese New Year mood. 

Chilli Prawn and Broccoli Stir-Fry
Chilli Prawn and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chilli Prawn and Broccoli Stir-Fry (Serves 4. Prep Time: 5 mins – plus defrosting the prawns. Cook Time: 20 mins. Cost:£7.59)

A super speedy, super delicious, prawn and broccoli stir-fry… with a little kick.

Ingredients needed:

  • 2 x 200g packs Specially Selected Raw Jumbo Prawns (£4.38)
  • 2 x 240g bags Specially Selected Tenderstem Broccoli Stir-Fry (£2.74)
  • 3 x cloves Garlic (4p)
  • 15g fresh Ginger peeled (8p)
  • 30ml Honey (7p)
  • 30ml Soy Sauce (9p)
  • 1 x tsp Chilli Powder (4p)
  • 1 x Lime juiced (15p)
  • 160g dried Egg Noodles (2 sheets) (45p)
  • Sunflower Oil to fry
  • 6g fresh Coriander, chopped (8p)


  • Defrost the prawns, grate the ginger and peel and mince the garlic.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the ginger, garlic, soy sauce, honey, chilli powder and lime juice. Heat some oil in a wok and stir fry the broccoli, then add the prawns and cook for about 12 to 15 minutes until the prawns turn pink.
  • Cook the egg noodles in boiling water as per instructions on the pack, ensuring to drain well. Add the soy and honey sauce to the wok and heat through.
  • Serve the noodles and stir-fry topped with the chopped coriander.
Coconut Beef Curry
Coconut Beef Curry

Coconut Beef Curry (Serves 4. Prep time: 5 mins. Cook Time: 20 mins. Cost: £10.13)

Keep calm and curry on with this budget friendly family favourite.

Ingredients needed:

  • 800g Rump Steaks (£6.66)
  • 2 x Red Onions (32p)
  • 1 x Green Pepper (26p)
  • 300g Rice Noodles (99p)
  • 300g Bean Sprouts (69p)
  • 60ml Olive Oil with Garlic
  • 2 x 175ml Coconut and Lemon Grass Stir-Fry Sauce (98p)
  • 1 x heaped tsp Curry Powder (4p)
  • 30ml Soy Sauce (9p)
  • 8g fresh Coriander, chopped (10p)


  • Cut the rump steaks into strips and peel and slice the red onions into small wedges. Slice the pepper into strips, removing any white pith or seeds.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and stir fry the steak, sliced peppers and onions for about 10 minutes. Add the bean sprouts, curry powder, soy sauce, and coconut and lemon grass sauce.
  • Cook for an additional 5 minutes until heated through. Meanwhile, cook the rice noodles as per instructions on the pack.
  • Serve the stir-fry with the rice noodles and top with the chopped coriander

Available in stores from 4th February, be sure to grab all your Chinese New Year essentials ahead of the big day!

For more information, please contact the Aldi Press Office on:
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