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Roast Lemon Chicken with Mustard Salad

Comforting, light and delicious! The flavour of the tarragon and lime in the salad dressing complement the lemony chicken perfectly. Ingredients 1 whole chicken leg on the bone (or 2 thighs or 2 drumsticks)Fresh ginger2-3 garlic clovesJuice and zest of 1 lemonFreshly ground black pepperSalt1 tsp dark soy sauce2 tsps sunflower, vegetable or olive oilSalad leavesCherry tomatoesAvocado2tbsp extra virgin olive … Read More

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger

Perfect at any time of year, but especially great in the summer, this is one of my favourite recipes and the Baharat spices really add a lovely middle eastern hint. Allow enough time to marinade the chicken before you want to start cooking for maximum flavour!

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Easy Chicken or Vegetable Biryani

An easy version of a biryani, a great one pot meal for sharing with friends. You can easily halve the quantities for a smaller meal, and swap the chicken for a range of vegetables for a vegetarian version. Ingredients4 onions, roughly chopped4-5 tbsp sunflower oilCinnamon stick2 bay leaves3-4 cardamom pods2-3 star anise2-3 cloves600g basmati rice4-6 garlic cloves3cm root ginger2 green … Read More

Pepper and Cashew Nut Chicken Curry

A very easy chicken curry recipe with a distinctive nutty flavour.  Classic Indian spicing and chicken thighs on bone maximise the flavour of this delicious curry. Serves 4 Ingredients 50g raw unsalted cashew nuts3 medium onions 4-5 tbsp sunflower oil3 – 4 green cardamom pods1 cinnamon stick2 bay leaves1 tsp cumin seeds4 tomatoes, chopped3-4 garlic clovers, choppedFresh ginger root, finely … Read More

Chicken Noodle Rice

This is one dish of chicken, noodles and rice combined together and it’s something that we used to eat at home in India. It’s a firm favourite with everyone I know in India and maybe all around the world? It’s simple, it’s easy and it tastes fantastic! Serves 4 Ingredients 150g rice2 nests of egg noodles2-3 tbsp sunflower oil1 medium … Read More

Chicken and Veg Pasta

The perfect way to use up leftover chicken and vegetables from the Sunday roast in an easy midweek meal, ready in minutes. Serves 4 Ingredients Cooked chicken, shreddedCooked green beansDried pastaOlive oil4 heaped tbsp green pestoParmesan, grated Method Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Add enough dried pasta for four people, and cook according to the packet … Read More

Garlic Spinach Chicken Curry

This recipe is really special to me but so easy to cook. Serves 4 Ingredients 3 onions finely chopped8-10 garlic cloves finely chopped3-4 tbsp sunflower oil1 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp tomato puree8 chicken thighs on the bone1 tsp salt2 tsp ground coriander1 tsp turmeric1 tsp chilli powder100ml water200g spinach leaves, rinsed and roughly choppedDouble cream to serve (optional) Heat the … Read More

Tandoori Chicken Curry

Tandoori Chicken Curry I am a big fan of Tandoori chicken so decided to make a curry with this gorgeous chicken. The tandoori spice mix is easily available in the supermarkets and Asian superstores and is a great spice mix to always have in the cupboard. For the chicken marinade 4 tbsp natural yogurt 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp tandoori … Read More

Butter Chicken Biryani

Butter Chicken Biryani This is a combination of 2 of my favourite recipes, butter chicken and biryani and it tastes outstanding. 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, but into bite size pieces For the marinade 4 tbsp natural yogurt 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp sunflower oil 2 garlic cloves, grated 1 inch ginger, … Read More