This family friendly dinner is quick to prep and delicious, the sesame chicken is tender and juicy, served on a bed of fried rice.
1 1/2 tbs peanut oil
8 chicken thigh fillets
1/3 cup (80ml) sweet chilli sauce
2 tbs honey
2 tbs soy sauce
2 free-range eggs, lightly whisked
2 x 240g pkts Seeds of Change Brown Rice Pilau with a Hint of Turmeric
80g snow peas, halved lengthways
1 cup (150g) frozen broad beans, thawed, peeled
100g green beans, trimmed, halved lengthways if preferred
1 tbs sesame seeds, toasted
Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a roasting pan with baking paper. Heat 1 tbs of the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken, in batches, for 2 mins each side or until browned. Transfer to the lined pan.
Add sweet chilli sauce, honey and soy sauce to the frying pan. Bring to the boil. Cook for 2 mins or until the mixture reduces slightly. Drizzle over the chicken in the lined pan. Bake for 10-15 mins or until the chicken is golden and cooked through.
Meanwhile, wipe the frying pan clean. Add the remaining oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add the egg and swirl to coat the base of the pan. Cook for 3 mins or until light golden underneath and just set. Turn onto a clean work surface. Roll into a log and thinly slice crossways. Add the rice to the pan. Cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until heated through. Add the snow peas, broad beans and beans and cook, stirring, for 2 mins or until tender.
Divide rice mixture among serving plates. Top with the chicken and egg. Drizzle with pan juices and sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.
This is an easy tuna recipe, perfect for a summer afternoon.
150g (or 1 medium) brown onion
1/4 cup Plain flour
2 cups Milk (warmed)
150g Baby spinach leaves
425g Can of tuna in spring water
2tbsp Lemon juice
400g Potatoes (coarsely chopped)
300g Celeriac (coarsely chopped)
1/4 cup Grated parmesan cheese
Potato and Celeriac Mash: Boil, steam or microwave potato and celeriac separately until tender then drain. Combine the potato and celeriac in a large bowl, mash with milk and butter until smooth. Stin in cheese and cover to keep warm.
Melt butter into a medium size saucepan, cook the onion and stir for about five minutes or until softened. Add flour and stir the mixture until it thickens and bubbles. Gradually add the milk, stir until the mixture boils and thickens. Remove from heat and stir in the spinach, tuna and lemon juice.
Spoon the tuna mixture into a shallow heatproof dish (which can hold 1.5 litres). Top with potato and celeriac mash. Grill until lightly golden.