MasterChef UK 2020: Who is contestant Sandy Tang? Age, odds, job and show details revealed

9 April 2020, 17:42

MasterChef UK 2020: Who is contestant Sandy Tang? Age, odds, job and show details revealed
MasterChef UK 2020: Who is contestant Sandy Tang? Age, odds, job and show details revealed. Picture: BBC

By Rory O'Connor

Sandy Tang has reached the semi-finals of the 16th series of MasterChef UK, and has won the hearts of viewers with her delicious creations.

The 24-year-old has impressed judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace with her ambitious cooking.

Here are all the important facts about the talented cook:

  1. Who is MasterChef UK contestant Sandy Tang?

    Sandy Tang is a contestant on MasterChef UK 2020.

    So far, viewers have watched Sandy impress the judges throughout he competition.

    Sandy is 24 and was born in Macau, an autonomous city on the south coast of China.

    When she was 13, Sandy moved to the UK and is now a technology consultant who lives in Reading.

    MasterChef UK 2020 contestant Sandy Tang
    MasterChef UK 2020 contestant Sandy Tang. Picture: BBC
  2. Has Sandy Tang stood out on MasterChef UK 2020?

    Sandy's signature meal is Macanese chicken with chorizo, olives and coconut milk, served with egg-fried rice and garnished with bayleaf.

    With a knowledge of both Eastern and Western dishes, Sandy hopes it could take her to the final.

    Speaking to The Evening Express, she said: "With an equal understanding of Western and Eastern cuisine, I would like to introduce foreign cuisines to the public.

    "I would like to show the people in China how to make a shepherd's pie or Szechuan spicy chicken for people in the UK."

  3. What are the odds for MasterChef UK contestant Sandy Tang?

    Sandy Tang's odds of winning the show are 4/1, making her the second favourite to win.

    Read more: MasterChef winners: Where are they now?

  4. When is MasterChef UK 2020 next on TV?

    MasterChef UK continues tonight on BBC One at 7.30pm.

    There are five cooks remaining, but only four places in the final.

    There is just one more challenge to face for all of the contestants in the last semi-final.

    This is the 16th series of the show and is made up of 24 episodes.

    The series has been on for nearly eight weeks and is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.