As with most things I post, the seasonings and added bits can be changed to suit whatever you fancy. I don't think I ever truly make anything exactly as the last time. Actually before starting this blog I could never remember what I'd done before...
Into 500g of minced chicken breast I've added 1 very finely chopped spring onion, half a very finely diced red onion and a clove of grated garlic. Then sweet paprika powder, dried oregano and a little salt and black pepper.
Charred Sweet Potato, Spring Onion & Feta salad
Good side to the chicken burgers we are having tonight.
Simply peel and thickly slice a sweet potato, simmer in salted water until al dente. Chunk a few thick spring onions and blanch for a couple of minutes.
Char both in a griddle pan. Arrange on a dish and crumble feta cheese over.
Dress with a basic vinegarette. Measurements are 1 part oil to 1/2 part vinegar. So it's just olive oil, cider vinegar, whole grain mustard, a little salt and pepper and a dash of honey or ...
Herby Vegetable Couscous
For a grain free version just whizz cauliflower florets until they resemble grains then sauté and season.
Packed with herbs and vegetables, this is such a good side dish for any grilled foods.
Roasted vegetables: Chunk an onion, separate cauliflower florets, add a few spring onions including the thicker green stems as well as some wedges of radicchio (Italian chicory). Or use normal chicory, it's the slight bitterness you're looking for.
Toss the vegetables in a little oil and seasoning. I ...
Just a few ingredients poured over the chicken and left happily in the fridge for a few hours before grilling. I chose to cut the huge chicken breast into 4 pieces but there's no reason why it couldn't be turned into kebabs or maybe the base for a stir fry?
Simply combine some grated garlic and ginger. A couple of tblsp of ketjap manis (Indonesian soy sauce) or soy sauce and honey. Add freshly chopped chilli to taste, ground black pepper and a glug of vegetable oil.
Add the ...