Just three weeks into 2023, and it’s time for another New Year’s celebration. The Lunar New Year begins Jan. 22, and this is the Year of the Rabbit.

The first seven days of the New Year are national holidays in China, with the festivities ending with the Lantern Festival Feb. 5, but you can celebrate every day and honor Chinese culture with delicious food from the Strack & Van Til Deli Department.

“Experience extraordinary Asian flavors you can’t wait to sink your fork, spoon or chopsticks into,” says Deli Department Director Kristin Snow. “Every dish from our deli is made with quality ingredients that are sure to add spice to the occasion.”

They’re the ideal meal solution, too. Pick up Asian dishes in the Strack & Van Til Deli Department and enjoy them in minutes in the comfort of your home or office. Because these Chinese specialties are Meals Made Easy, they’re fully cooked and ready for you to heat and serve. Plus, there’s no prep, no mess and minimal cleanup.

The ever-popular Orange Chicken is a lightly battered tempura-based chicken breast with a citrusy orange sauce, and General Tso’s Chicken features a spicy Asian-style BBQ sauce with sesame seeds and chili pepper flakes. Complement your meal with vegetable fried rice, long-grain rice with edamame, carrot, onion, red bell pepper and egg.

No Chinese meal is complete without egg rolls. Try the Strack & Van Til Deli’s fresh, extra crispy egg rolls available in three varieties: Chicken, pork or vegetable. These crunchy, fully cooked favorites are filled with cabbage, carrots, onion and celery and are ready to heat and serve. For best results, warm them up in the oven or air fryer for a deliciously crispy crunch. Priced at just $1 each, you can pick up enough for the whole family can celebrate the Chinese New Year in style.

The Chinese believe that those born in years associated with the Rabbit — including 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 and 2023 — will experience good luck and prosperity this year. According to Chinese lore, people born in the Year of the Rabbit are quiet, yet confident and strong, with good attention to detail, making them great scholars.

Xīnnián kuàilè means “New Year Happiness” and Xīnnián hǎo means “New Year Goodness” in Mandarin Chinese, while Gong hei fat choy means “Wishing you happiness and prosperity” in Cantonese.

No matter how you say it, make Lunar New Year celebration festive and your life easier with Chinese Meals Made Easy from your local Strack & Van Til Deli Department.