Chicken Kiev

February 17, 2012 Chicken Kiev succulent chicken breasts stuffed with butter and garlic and coated in breadcrumbs then baked.  Great served with a green salad. Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 garlic cloves , finely minced 1 lemon, zest of 1 teaspoon lemon juice 4 ounces softened butter 1 tablespoon fresh parsley , chopped salt and black {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Almond Salsa Verde

Sauces and Dips
February 10, 2012 Almond Salsa Verde is a great accompaniment to fish and chicken and lamb dishes   Ingredients 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons chopped almonds, toasted 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 3 tablespoons capers, chopped 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Cucumber Salsa

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Cucumber Salsa to serve with a host of dishes including the recipe for Pan Fried Trout.  A nice accompaniment to a BBQ to serve with chicken or steaks. Ingredients 1/2 a cucumber, deseeded, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar Method {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Chicken Salad Oriental Style

November 4, 2011 Chicken Salad Oriental Style a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken.  You can serve this dish lone or for a more substantial meal wrap the salad in flour tortillas or serve inside pita bread. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced cooked chicken breast meat 2 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Pesto with Fresh Basil

Pesto can be served with a number of dishes such as gnocci or you can use it as a marinade for chicken breasts or lamb steaks.  It will keep in an airtight jar in the fridge for a few days but also a good idea is to freeze it in ice cube trays- Ingredients 2 cups {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Indian Chicken Curry

October 28, 2011 Indian Chicken Curry this is a very easy and quick to make recipe but still gives all the flavours of a traditional Indian curry. Ingredients 2 lb. chicken cut into bite sized chunks ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. ground cloves ½ tsp. ground ginger ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Plum Sauce

October 19, 2011 Plum Sauce to serve with Chinese Crispy Duck.   You can also use this sauce to baste chicken breasts or pork chops or ribs. This is a very quick and easy recipe but can make a plain dish seem more exotic.   Ingredients 3/4 (16 ounce) jar plum jam 2 tablespoons rice or cider vinegar {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Chicken Shish

October 7, 2011 Lebanese Chicken Shish a traditional Lebanese dish and is normally served with warm pita bread but can be served with rice.  Lebanese cuisine uses a great deal of chicken and lamb with a selection of fruits and vegatables. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts cut into thin strips 6 crushed garlic cloves 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Chicken Livers pan fried with apple and onion

September 30, 2011 Chicken Livers pan fried with apple and onion is a cheap and tasty dish and is  a food is low in Sodium. It is also a good source of  Thiamin, Zinc, Copper and Manganese, and a very good source of Protein.  Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes and vegetable or rice for a hearty meal. {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Pepper Sauce

September 25, 2011 Pepper Sauce a useful sauce to serve with many dishes such as Steaks, Chicken and the German dishes Frikadellen and Potato Dumplings.  This recipe calls for green peppercorns but you can use any colour peppercorns or even a mixture. Ingredients 2.5ml/½tbsp vegetable oil 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped 150ml/5fl oz dry white wine {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}