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10 spring recipes to delight your guests

Perfect for alfresco dining, sizzling barbecues, and Sunday long lunches.

Among the myriad wonderful things about spring, entertaining would have to be our favourite. As the temperature begins to rise, spring is the perfect time for alfresco dining, sizzling barbeques, Sunday long lunches and outdoor picnics. It’s also the perfect time to swap those brothy bowls and hearty soups for something a little lighter, brighter, and crisper.

From satisfying mains and easy starters to spring-produce-filled dishes and simple finger foods, we’ve partnered with Changs to bring you 10 recipes to inspire your next sunny soiree.

01

Chicken and mango rice paper rolls

Enjoy these light and refreshing chicken mango rice paper rolls on a warm spring afternoon. A Vietnamese classic, the rolls are wonderful to be served as finger food with zesty chilli lime dipping sauce.

02

Rainbow fried noodle salad

Packed with crunchy noodles, shredded cabbage, and delicious veggies (think red and yellow capsicum, carrots, and green onions) this vibrant salad really does have every colour of the rainbow. Plus, it makes a great side dish and or a light summer snack.

03

Asparagus and smoked chicken salad

Smoked chicken and asparagus salad with buttermilk dressing make a great light lunch or dinner. This bright and zesty salad will tickle your tastebuds and is the perfect combination of flavours and textures.

04

Crispy noodles no-bake cheesecake

The ultimate sweet, salty, and creamy treat, this no-bake cheesecake takes the fuss out of food prep. Throw the ingredients together and refrigerate the night before and you have your next soiree sorted.

05

Asparagus and fetta frittata

A fresh frittata is always sure to deliver – and this one is no exception. Perfect as a starter for a dinner party or a summer BBQ, this asparagus and fetta frittata can be made ahead, stored, and then reheated later.

Tip: it tastes even better the next day.

06

Thai fish cakes with dipping sauce

Get your tastebuds jumping with this classic Thai snack. Hot, spicy, and infused with aromatic flavours, these fish cakes will have you savouring every mouthful. They also make a fabulous first course or can be served with salad as a main meal.

07

Pork and sage meatballs with cabbage and pear

Golden meatballs and colourful vegetables tossed with sweet fried pear slices – this dish makes a heavenly lunch or dinner!

08

Cabbage and pork croquettes with teriyaki sauce

Crisp and crunchy on the outside, and soft fluffy on the inside, these croquettes will be a hit with your guests. Bring them to life with Chang’s Japanese Teriyaki dipping sauce.

09

Red fruit salad with chai spiced yoghurt

Perfect for gatherings and hot days, this colourful and vibrant salad is exactly what you need. It’s the ultimate refreshing dessert with mixed berries, cherries, and grapes.

10

Fried chicken with unicorn noodles

Combining the crispy texture of the noodles with the softness of chicken breast, this recipe is a classic crowd-pleaser.

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