Poultry

Diced chicken in lettuce with plum sauce

Diced-chicken-in-lettuce-with-plum-sauce_cIngredients:
* 1 tbsp flour
* 1/4 tsp ground ginger
* 1/4 tsp mild curry powder
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 1 large chicken breast, diced
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1/2 small onion, peeled and chopped
* 50 g (2 oz) carrots, finely diced
* 50 g (2 oz) courgettes (zucchini) finely diced
* 4 tbsp chicken stock
* Iceberg or soft round lettuce

Plum sauce:
* 4 tbsp plum jam
* 1 tbsp soy sause
* 1/4 tsp mild chilli powder
* 2 tsp rice wine vinegar or white wine vinegar

Nasi goreng

Nasi-goreng_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) long grain rice
* 4 shallots, cut into very fine rings (or use 2 small onions, peeled and sliced)
* approximately 250 ml (8 fl oz) vegetable oil

Omelette:
* 1 egg
* salt
* 1/4 tsp caster sugar
* 1/2 tsp water

Stir-fry:
* 1 chicken breast, cut into small strips
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* a pinch of mild chilli powder 100 g (4 oz) cooked prawns 4 spring onions, sliced
* 2 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley

Chicken noodle soup

Chicken-noodle-soup_cIngredients:
* 1 chicken breast
* 1.3 litres (2 pints) chicken stock
* 100 g (4 oz) egg noodles
* 75 g (3 oz) frozen or canned sweetcorn
* 3 spring onions, thinly sliced

Marinade:
* 2 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tsp sesame oil
* 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger
* 1 tbsp honey
* 1 clove garlic, crushed

Liver pate _ menus for two

LIVER-PATE-PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes, plus chilling
COOKING TIME: 4 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)


100 g (4 oz) chicken livers,
rinsed, trimmed and halved
3 tablespoons hot water

50 g (2 oz) butter at room
temperature
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon mustard
powder

pinch of ground cloves
pinch of ground allspice
pinch of cayenne

pinch of freshly ground
black pepper
1 teaspoon Madeira
cucumber twist, to garnish

lettuce leaves, to garnish

Cream of onion soup _ menus for two

CREAM-OF-ONION-SOUPPREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes
COOKING TIME: 18 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

350 g (12 oz) onions,
peeled and finely sliced
200 ml (7 floz) well-
flavoured chicken stock
150 ml (1/4 pint) creamy milk
pinch of powdered bay leaf
1 teaspoon cornflour

1 tablespoon cold water

salt
freshly ground black
pepper
To garnish:
onion rings
parsley sprigs

single cream


Marinated diced breast of chicken _ menus for two

MARINATED-DICED-BREAST-OF-CPREPARATION TIME: about 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 10 minutes, plus marinating
MICROWAVE SETTING: Maximum (Full)

Marinade:
5 tablespoons dry white
wine
1 tablespoon olive oil

4 tablespoons fresh orange
juice
grated rind of 1/2 orange

1/4 teaspoon fresh rosemary
leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
leaves

1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
leaves
1/2 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground
black pepper
225 g (8 oz) raw skinned
chicken breast, cubed
orange quarters, to garnish

sprig of rosemary, to
garnish


Singapore stir _ fried noodles

Singapore-stir-fried-noodlesIngredients:
* 150 g (5 oz) dried fine rice noodles or fine egg noodles
* 1 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1/2 clove garlic, crushed
* 1/4 green chilli, finely diced
* 1/4 tsp finely grated root ginger
* 1 small chicken breast, cut into very small pieces
* 50 g (2 oz) frozen peas
* 50 g (2 oz) cooked small prawns
* 2 spring onions, finely sliced
* 1 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tbsp sake (rice wine)
* pinch of sugar
* 2 tsp mild Korma curry paste
* 150 ml (5 fl oz) chicken stock
* 1 egg, lightly beaten
* salt and white pepper

Delicious chicken burgers

Delicious-chicken-burgers_cIngredients:
* 50 g (2 oz) washed and finely chopped leek
* 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 175 g (6 oz) carrots, grated
* 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
* 175 g (6 oz) courgettes (zucchini), grated
* 2 breasts chicken, chopped
* 1 apple, peeled, cored and grated
* 1 chicken stock cube, finely crumbled
* 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
* salt and freshly ground black pepper
* 175 g (6 oz) white breadcrumbs

Coating:
* flour
* 2 eggs, lightly beaten
* seasoned breadcrumbs
* vegetable oil for frying

Sweet and sour chicken balls with rice

Sweet-and-sour-chicken-balls-with-rice_cIngredients:
Chicken balls:
* 300 g (10 oz) minced chicken
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
* 1/2 apple, peeled, cored and grated
* 1/2 chicken stock cube, crumbled
* 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
* ground white pepper and salt
* a little flour

Sweet and sour sauce:
* 1 x 400 g (14 oz) can chopped tomatoes
* 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
* 1 tbsp dark brown sugar
* 1 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
* 1 tbsp sake (rice wine)
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Chicken and broccoli salad

Chicken-and-broccoli-salad_cIngredients:
* 2 chicken breasts
* 300 ml (10 fl oz) chicken stock
* 200 g (7 oz) broccoli florets
* 150 g (5 oz) cooked frozen or canned sweetcorn
* 2 tbsp sesame seeds

Dressing:
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 tbsp runny honey
* 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
* 1 tsp soy sauce
* freshly ground black pepper

Chicken Risotto

Chicken-Risotto_cIngredients:
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 2 cloves garlic, crushed
* 1 red pepper, cored, seeded and diced
* 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
* 4 chicken breasts, diced
* 8oz (225g) long grain rice
* scant 1 pint (600ml) good stock, heated to boiling point
* salt
* freshly ground black pepper
* 3 tomatoes, skinned and quartered
* 4oz (100g) button mushrooms, sliced
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Turkey in Cider and Mushroom Sauce

Turkey-in-Cider-and-Mushroom-Sauce_cIngredients:
* 5lb (2.25kg) whole turkey
* 1/2 pint (300ml) cider
* 1 large onion, chopped
* freshly ground black pepper

For the sauce:
* 1 pint (600ml) milk
* 6 oz (175g) beurre manie
* 12oz (350g) button mushrooms, sliced
* salt
* chopped parsley fresh, to serve

Poussin with stilton _ menus for one

POUSSIN-WITH-STILTONPREPARATION TIME: about 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: about 14 minutes
MICROWAVE SETTING: Medium Low (35%); then Maximum (Full)


15 g (1/2 oz) butter
pinch of cayenne
pinch of salt
25 g (1 oz) Stilton cheese
1 x 400 g (14 oz) oven-
ready poussin, fully
thawed

1/2 teaspoon cornflour
1 tablespoon white wine
1 tablespoon water
parsley sprigs, to garnish


Penne with chicken in a creamy mushroom and cheese sauce

Penne-with-chicken-in-a-creamy-mushroom-and-cheese-sauce_cIngredients:
* 200 g (7 oz) penne
* 2 tbsp olive oil
* 150 g (5 oz) button mushrooms, sliced
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 2 chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
* 200 g (7 oz) mascarpone cheese
* 100 g (4 oz) Gruyere cheese, grated
* 75 ml (2 1/2 fl oz) chicken stock
* 1 tbsp fresh chopped oregano
* salt and freshly ground black pepper

Stir _ fried noodles with chicken and beansprouts

Stir-fried-noodles-with-chicken-and-beansprouts_cIngredients:
* 2 chicken breasts

Marinade:
* 3 tbsp oyster sauce
* 1 tbsp soy sauce
* 1 tbsp lemon juice
* 1 tbsp brown sugar
* 1 clove garlic, crushed
* 1/4 tsp grated ginger
* 150 g (5 oz) fine egg noodles
* 1 1/2 tbsp oil
* 1/2 red pepper (capsicum), de-seeded and sliced into thin strips
* 4 spring onions, cut into 2 cm (3/4 in) pieces
* 100 g (4 oz) beansprouts

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