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25 Feb

Asian Coleslaw

Photo by elana’s pantry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

ASIAN COLESLAW
A colourful side-dish delicious warm or cold.

What you’ll need:

 

Making it:

  1. Place cabbage, carrots, onions and coriander in a large bowl
  2. In a small saucepan mix the rest of the ingredients over a low heat till the sugar dissolves fully
  3. Pour mixture over vegetables
  4. Mix vegetables and sauce together, and then allow setting for at least ½ hours. Stir occasionally.
  5. Then it’s all ready to serve!
  6. Alternatives
  7. Instead if cabbage, carrots and onions, vegetable can be used such as: leeks, cauliflower, pak choi, sweet corn, red cabbage, mouli or any other vegetable you may like.
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25 Feb

Rustic Chips

Photo by Hamburger Helper / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

RUSTIC CHIPS
This is a lovely all-season recipe perfect; for busy cooks! For extra flavour you can add paprika and/or ground black pepper when you mix the potatoes with the oil.

What you’ll need:

 

Making it:

  1. Preheat oven to GM8/45O F/230 C.
  2. Thoroughly wash the potatoes and dry them.
  3. Cut the potatoes in half and then into chunky wedges about 1inch thick.
  4. Dry again and put in a large bowl with olive oil and salt if using. Stir to cover the potatoes
  5. Lay the chips evenly on a baking sheet and place in the oven on the highest shelf and cook until golden brown about 30-40 minutes.
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25 Feb

Chicken Nuggets

Photo by Andrea Parrish – Geyer / CC BY-ND 2.0

CHICKEN NUGGETS
Store-bought chicken nuggets have very little nutritional content. This home-made version is not only quick to make but tastes very yummy and moreish…

What you’ll need:

Making it:

  1. Preheat oven at gas mark 6 or 180c
  2. Dip chicken flour, then into egg, then into the crumb mixture
  3. Arrange on a non-stick baking tray
  4. Bake for about 8 minutes or until crisp. If using thighs bake for 30-35 minutes.

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