Mediterranean ‘Cortijo’ pie

This is a cottage pie but using mediterranean flavours and chicken/turkey mince mix for a healthier pie. Paprika, garlic, white wine, tomatoes and herbs make up the base of this dish. Easy to cook, lighter than regular cottage pie. The pie is topped with a creamy parmesan mash, and breadcrumbs just to make this extra … Continue reading Mediterranean ‘Cortijo’ pie

Chicken Bhuna

‘Bhuna’ is actually a cooking technique not a curry; meat and spices are fried at a hot temperature. My recipe reduces onions and tomatoes in Ghee along with spices, with this reduction the oils separate and create a thick gravy. The chicken is marinated overnight and cooked in this sauce, with added fennels seeds to … Continue reading Chicken Bhuna

Chicken Liver Risotto

Many would turn their noses up to offal, which is such a shame as if cooked well it can be very tasty. I love liver, even as a kid I found it tasty; yes I was a weird child but it was a favourite of mine. I have cooked this for friends who were determined … Continue reading Chicken Liver Risotto

Spicy Chilli Chicken

This is a copy of the chilli chicken from Wasabi, it is my guilty pleasure which I miss eating, so I decided to recreate. This ‘Fakeaway’ for me became better than the original, purely because sometimes they make it far too spicy and I am often sat with a pink face and crying alone in … Continue reading Spicy Chilli Chicken

Lemon Chicken Curry

Here in Spain there are lots of beautiful lemon trees; my aunt grows some huge juicy fruits. It is always a case of “What can we make with them?” I made this curry and slow-cooked it so you can eat the lemons within it. It is a hot curry and very zingy, not for the … Continue reading Lemon Chicken Curry

Chicken Noodle Soup

This Chicken Noodle Soup, it super tasty, yet healthy, no oils or butter used here. Especially good if you are feeling under the weather. Simple to make and full of veggies….super healthy and great if you have #crohns It tastes kind of like a roast dinner in a bowl! I seriously can’t eat enough of … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Tikka Masala

My version of this popular curry, it is creamy and spicy and the chicken should be cooked to be succulent and juicy. You can adjust the heat to your taste, and as it is a creamy curry you can make this very mild if needed. My recipe is a medium heat. You can make a … Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Sambar

This was a favourite curry of mine as a kid; not a family recipe, but something my mum would always order from the local Indian takeaway. It was tasty, spicy and lemony. Not many places would have this on the menu, but my mum would always ask if they could make it especially for her. The … Continue reading Chicken Sambar

Chicken Satay Curry

This curry is that tasty you cannot stop eating it!! I always loved satay as I love peanuts and you can use the basis of this recipe to make chicken satay skewers and cook it on a BBQ!! Satay Marinade: 200g Smooth Peanut Butter 7 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce 7 Tbsp Lime Juice 1 Tbsp Brown … Continue reading Chicken Satay Curry

SATAY CHICKEN WINGS

I have been making satay skewers and satay curry for years but recently tried the recipe out on chicken wings.  They’re great, good to have a zingy citrus taste and a slight spice.  You can however adapt it to your own taste, just whizz up the marinade and taste it, add extra chilli for heat, … Continue reading SATAY CHICKEN WINGS

Chicken & Turkey Ragu

This Ragu uses lean mince meat, it is light and tasty, and super quick to cook. Serves 4 1 tbsp olive oil 500g chicken/turkey mince mix, you can also just use one or the other 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, grated and chopped 2 large cloves of garlic, grated or crushed sea salt cracked black … Continue reading Chicken & Turkey Ragu

Tamarind Sticky Wings

These wings are sticky, sweet and sour. They are perfect served as a starter or as side dish to a curry, also they are amazing cooked on a BBQ.  This sourness comes from the tamarind and lime.  Tasty and more-ish. Serves 2-4 (depending on what course it is) 14 chicken wings 3 tbsp. tamarind paste … Continue reading Tamarind Sticky Wings

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

This is my version of a Vietnamese pho soup, clean fresh and healthy. Double cooked broth with which ever veggies you like. I did not add sugar into mine as wanted this as clean as possible. 2 pints of chicken stock (I cooked chicken wings with onion, carrot, celery and bay leaf for an hour, … Continue reading Vietnamese Chicken Pho

PORTUGUESE STYLE CHICKEN

This is a spicy chicken that is juicy and succulent, it has Portuguese flavours. You can cook this using a full chicken or chicken pieces. Perfect for a Summer BBQ. Marinade 80g tin of roasted peppers and the liquid 1½ tbsps molasses 120 ml red wine vinegar 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tsps dried oregano … Continue reading PORTUGUESE STYLE CHICKEN

Thai Green Chicken Curry

I was lucky enough to travel around Thailand a few years ago, and as I LOVE Thai food I decided to visit a cookery school. There they taught us how to make authentic Thai curry pastes and curries and we got to pick out all of our fresh ingredients from the local markets, it was … Continue reading Thai Green Chicken Curry