A really quick one, honey and ginger sauce makes a great chinese marinade or sauce. It works well with chicken or lamb and is really quick and easy to throw together.


  • Thumb-size piece of fresh ginger (finely chopped)
  • 3 fat garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp sherry
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste

This quantity will work for about 8 chicken thighs. Serve with a basic stir fry, rice, noodles or try with roast potatoes.