Portuguese-style chicken

Portuguese-style chicken

Ingredients ±2 kg Whole Chicken twin pack (2 x 1kg chickens) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic crushed 1 tbsp dried oregano 2 tsp sweet paprika 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp salt 2 lemons quartered Method Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan. Using kitchen scissors or poultry shears, cut down either side…

Chicken, olive and rosemary hotpot

Chicken, olive and rosemary hotpot

Ingredients (4 servings) ¼ cup plain flour 4 small chicken breast fillets, skin removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup Chicken stock 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup pitted olives 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves, roughly chopped Method Preheat oven to 170°C. Place flour, and salt and…

Bean and rocket salad

Bean and rocket salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 2 x 300g cans four-bean mix, rinsed and drained 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained ±250g cherry tomatoes, halved ±125g baby rocket 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Salt and cracked black pepper Method Place the four-bean mix in a large bowl with the…

Chicken saganaki

Chicken saganaki

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 chicken fillets, trimmed, halved 1 brown onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 150g cup mushrooms, halved 2 zucchini (baby marrow), thickly sliced diagonally 400g can crushed tomatoes 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock ½ cup (80g) pitted olives 50g fetta, crumbled Oregano leaves, to garnish Method Heat the oil in…

Macadamia-crumbed fish fillets

Macadamia-crumbed fish fillets

Ingredients (4 Servings) 145g (1 cup) whole unsalted macadamia nuts 1 tablespoon plain flour ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup loosely packed fresh continental parsley leaves 2 egg whites 4 (about 175g each) white fish fillets (such as Hake) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Method Place the macadamia nuts, flour, salt and parsley in the bowl of…

Red cabbage, red onion and pear salad

Red cabbage, red onion and pear salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 3 cups shredded red cabbage 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 3 pears, core removed, thinly sliced ¼ cup (40g) pine nuts (or any nut of choice) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard salt and cracked black pepper Method Combine the cabbage, onion and pear…

Mushroom and mixed herb omelette

Mushroom and mixed herb omelette

Ingredients (2 servings) 40g butter 200g button mushrooms, sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 4 eggs 50g feta, crumbled Method Melt 20g butter in a 19cm (base) non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms. Bake…

Traditional beef chilli

Traditional beef chilli

Ingredients (4 servings) 800g beef chuck or blade steak, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, coarsely chopped 3 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground chilli ¼ teaspoon ground paprika 4 cups (1L) Beef stock 2 x 400g cans whole tomatoes 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained salt and cracked…

Healthy Soup

Healthy Soup

Ingredients (makes 5½ liters) 1 bunch shallots, thinly sliced 1 bunch celery, leaves included, finely sliced 3 small green capsicum, finely chopped 3 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 4 large carrots, finely chopped 300g green beans, trimmed, chopped 30g packet Vegetable Soup mix 2 cups (500ml) water 3 cups (750ml) Chicken stock 2 x 810g cans…