Chorizo and mushrooms

Chorizo and mushrooms

Ingredients (6 servings) 3 chorizo sausages, thickly sliced diagonally 300g brown mushrooms, thickly sliced 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves Method Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the chorizo and cook, turning occasionally, for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add the mushroom and cook, stirring,…

Tuscan chicken

Tuscan chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 punnet grape tomatoes 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), seeded, sliced ¾ cup pimento-stuffed olives ½ lemon, juiced 4 small chicken breast fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil Method Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, capsicum, olives, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Heat 1 tablespoon olive…

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Mixed tomato and basil salad

Ingredients 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 3 ripe large tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup small basil leaves 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method Layer tomatoes, onion and basil in four airtight containers. Drizzle with oil and vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Place in the…

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Pan-fried fish with herb sauce

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 large lemon 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, torn 12 each mint and basil leaves, torn 1/4 cup oregano leaves 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil 4 x 180g white fish fillets with skin on (such as hake) Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Pare the lemon…

Beef, bean and feta salad

Beef, bean and feta salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces olive oil cooking spray 500g beef steak of choice 2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 250g grape tomatoes, halved 50g Fetta, crumbled ½ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil…

Chicken and avocado salad

Chicken and avocado salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 500g Chicken Breast Fillets 3 teaspoons cumin seeds ½ lettuce, coarsely chopped 2 avocados, cut into chunks ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons macadamia oil 1½ tablespoons lemon juice Method Heat vegetable oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Sprinkle…

Cajun fish fillets

Cajun fish fillets

Ingredients (4 servings) 4 x ±150 gram hake fillets 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning (spice) Spray olive oil 200 gram cocktail tomatoes 1 lettuce, inner leaves torn 1 tablespoon pine nuts 1/3 cup hummus Lemon cheeks, to serve Method Lightly sprinkle one side of the fish with Cajun seasoning, then spray with oil. Heat a large…

Brick-pressed barbecued chicken

Brick-pressed barbecued chicken

Ingredients (4 servings) ±1.4kg whole chicken Fresh coriander sprigs, to serve Lemon wedges, to serve Marinade 1 teaspoon caraway seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons paprika 4 coriander roots, scraped, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 small fresh red chilli, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 teaspoons honey 80ml (1/3 cup)…

Brown rice tabouli

Brown rice tabouli

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 cup medium grain brown rice 4 tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped 2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 2/3 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped ½ small red onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar Method Cook rice in a…