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Chicken Satay

April 10, 2014 by in category chicken, Fast, Recipes tagged as , , , , , ,

(Plus 4 hours marinating) Ingredients 500 chicken breast, cut into slices ready-made satay sauce, to serve Marinade: 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon pepper 150ml vegetable oil 100ml soy sauce 2 tablespoons light brown sugar Garnish raw onion, chopped cucumber, chunks, roughly chopped Cooking Instructions Put the chicken slices in a bowl and add all the ingredients for […]

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Chilli Bean Bake

April 10, 2014 by in category Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , , ,

Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed. 150g mushrooms, halved or quartered if large 2 teaspoons mild chilli powder 400g can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 250ml carrot juice 2 tablespoons tomato purée salt and pepper 750g potatoes, sliced Cooking Instructions: Heat the oven to 200°C, Gas Mark 6 Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the onion […]

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Spicy Tortillas

April 9, 2014 by in category Beef, Recipes tagged as , , , , , ,

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 500g beef mince 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons mild paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 415g can baked beans 400g can of chopped tomatoes 200ml chicken or beef stock salt and pepper Cooking Instructions: Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the mince, onion, carrots and garlic. Fry, stirring, until the mince is brown […]

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Spaghetti With Olive Oil And Garlic

April 9, 2014 by in category Cheap, Fast, Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , ,

Ingredients 375g spaghetti 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1-2 dried red chillies, finely chopped salt and pepper Cooking Instructions: Cook the spaghetti according to the packet instructions, then drain. Pour the oil into the empty pasta pan and gently fry the garlic and chillies. Keep stirring until they start to sizzle. Sprinkle on some […]

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Spanish Tortillas (Vegetarian)

April 8, 2014 by in category Cheap, Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , , , , ,

Ingredients 150ml olive oil 750g potatoes, thinly sliced 1 large onion 1 red pepper, cored, de-seeded and sliced 1 green pepper, cored, de-seeded and sliced 5 large eggs salt and pepper Cooking Instructions: Heat all but 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large frying pan. Add the potato slices, onion and red and green peppers and cook, stirring lots, for 15 […]

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Great Steak Sandwich

April 7, 2014 by in category Fast, Recipes, Steak tagged as , , , ,

Ingredients: 5 tablespoons olive oil 2 large red oinions, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon mustard 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar salt and pepper 4 x 125-150g sirloin steaks 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, crushed 8 large slices of crusty bread 2 large tomatoes, sliced 125g rocket Cooking Instructions: Heat 4 tablespoons of the oil in a medium frying pan. Add the onions and […]

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Chow Mein

April 6, 2014 by in category Asian/Indian, Recipes tagged as , , , , ,

Ingredients 250g rice noodles 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3-4 spring onions, sliced thinly diagonally 2.5cm piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips 125g mangetout 125g cooked ham cubes/cooked ham (shredded) 75g bean sprouts pepper Sauce: 2 teaspoons cornflour 8 tablespoons chicken stock or water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons dry sherry 2 tablespoons sesame oil […]

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Vegetable Biryani (Vegetarian)

April 5, 2014 by in category Asian/Indian, Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , , , ,

Ingredients 250g long-grain rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, chopped 1 large potato, chopped 2.5cm piece of fresh root ginger 2 garlic cloves, crushed 150g cauliflower florets 100g green beans, cut in half 1 tablespoon hot curry paste 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon turmeric 150g natural yoghurt 25g raisins Cooking Instructions Cook the rice according to the packet instructions and drain Meanwhile, heat the oil in a […]

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Balti Chicken

April 4, 2014 by in category Asian/Indian, Recipes tagged as , , , , , , ,

  Ingredients: 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon chilli powder 2 tablespoons water 750g chicken breast, cubed 1 kg tomatoes, chopped salt 1 green pepper, cored, de-seeded and chopped 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic cloves 2 green chillies, chopped   Cooking Instructions: Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, add the onion and fry […]

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Chinese Stir-Fry Noodles

March 16, 2014 by in category Asian/Indian, Recipes, Vegetarian tagged as , , , , , , ,

Ingredients 300g tofu 175g egg noodles 150g frozen peas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 bunch of spring onions, sliced 300g pack mixed stir-fry veg (shredded cabbage, baby sweetcorn, beansprouts, pepers, whatever you want) 150ml hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons orange juice salt and pepper Cooking Instructions Drain the tofu, pat dry on kitchen paper and cut into small cubes Cook or soak the noodles following […]

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