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Creamy mushroom chicken – Recipe 2

Creamy mushroom chicken – Recipe

This creamy chicken and mushroom dinner for two is really satisfying but surprisingly low in calories. Ingredients spray olive oil 2 chicken breasts, skinless and trimmed (200g/7oz each) ½ onion, finely chopped 1 fat garlic clove, crushed 100g/3½oz mixed or chestnut mushrooms, sliced 250ml/9fl oz chicken stock (made with ½ a stock cube) salt and […]

Deep-fried ice cream with rum and raisin sauce – Recipe 3

Deep-fried ice cream with rum and raisin sauce – Recipe

The perfect combination of hot and cold. Prepare the ice cream balls in advance for an impressive dinner party dessert. Ingredients For the ice cream 1 litre/1¾ pints vanilla ice cream 150g/5½oz ginger nut biscuits 75g/2½oz desiccated coconut 2 free-range eggs, beaten 2 tbsp coconut cream vegetable oil, for deep frying For the rum and […]

Tender pork belly with rice parcels – Recipe 4

Tender pork belly with rice parcels – Recipe

Slowly steamed pork belly produces really tender results and is served with cabbage-wrapped vegetable rice parcels. Ingredients For the pork belly 650g/1lb 7oz pork belly, skin removed 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 2.5cm/1in fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns 2 star anise 200ml/7fl oz vegetable stock 4 […]

Steamed lemon sponge puddings with custard – Recipe 5

Steamed lemon sponge puddings with custard – Recipe

Light as air and deliciously sweet, these individual sponge puddings are comfort food to impress. For this recipe you will need four individual pudding moulds, a steamer and kitchen string. Ingredients For the puddings 90g/3¼oz butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 90g/3¼oz caster sugar 2 free-range eggs 2 lemons, juice and finely grated zest 115g/4oz […]

Steamed Cantonese-style fish with spicy noodles – Recipe 6

Steamed Cantonese-style fish with spicy noodles – Recipe

This delicious recipe is healthy and low fat without compromising on flavour. Ingredients For the fish 450g/1lb firm white fish fillets, such as cod or sole, skinned or a whole fish such as Dover sole or turbot 1 tsp coarse sea salt or plain salt 1½ tbsp finely shredded fresh root ginger 3 tbsp finely […]

Tuscan beans on sourdough toast – Recipe 9

Tuscan beans on sourdough toast – Recipe

Beans on toast get a facelift with this easy-to-make and healthy recipe. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil, plus 2 tsp for drizzling 1 red onion, roughly chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 227g tin chopped tomatoes 400g tin haricot beans, drained and rinsed 1 sprig fresh rosemary 2 x 75g/2¾oz (or 4 x 37.5g/1¼oz) slices sourdough […]

Firecracker prawns with stir-fried greens – Recipe 10

Firecracker prawns with stir-fried greens – Recipe

Packed with protein, flavour, colour and punch, this low-calorie, quick dinner will become a weekly favourite. Ingredients 1 tsp fennel seeds 2 tsp cumin seeds 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 2 red chillies, finely chopped (remove seeds for less heat) 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves and stalks 2 limes, juice only 2 tbsp […]