Taste of Asia

Korean Beef Bowl

Wednesday 24th February 2021

INGREDIENTS: • 500g minced beef• 1/2 onion, peeled and diced• 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced• 5cm knob ginger, peeled and grated• 50ml light soy sauce• 3 tbsp Gochujang paste• 3 tbsp brown sugar• 3 tsp sesame oil• 2 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine• 1/2 tsp white pepper• 2 tsp corn flour• 1 courgette, shredded• 1 […]

Peanutty Turkey Meatballs

Monday 8th February 2021

INGREDIENTS: For the turkey meatballs:• 500g minced turkey• 1 tbsp dried thyme• 1 tsp dried sage• 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced• 5cm ginger, peeled and grated• 1 tbsp sesame oil For the rest• 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced• 1 red pepper, de-seeded and cut into thin slices• 400ml low-fat coconut milk• 2 tbsp […]

Mapo Tofu

Sunday 31st January 2021

INGREDIENTS: • 400g soft tofu• 500g lean minced beef• 3 tbsp chilli bean paste• 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced• 5cm ginger, peeled and minced• 2 tsp Sichuan peppercorns• 400ml chicken stock• 2 tbsp chilli powder• 2 tsp light soy sauce• 2 tsp sugar• 1 tsp white vinegar• 1 tbsp sesame oil• 1 tsp corn […]

Crab Fried Rice

Friday 22nd January 2021

INGREDIENTS: • 100g crab meat• 300g cooked white rice, cooled down• 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced• 10cm ginger, peeled and finely chopped• 2 spring onions, finely chopped• 2 tbsp fish sauce• 2 tbsp soy sauce• 1 tbsp rice wine• 1 tbsp white pepper• 2 eggs• Handful of chopped coriander• 3 tbsp vegetable oil DIRECTIONS: […]

Indian Chicken Tray Bake

Tuesday 19th January 2021

INGREDIENTS: • 8 chicken thighs• 1 lemon, cut into wedges• Juice of 1/2 lemon• 2 red onions, peeled and cut into chunks• 4 potatoes, cut into chunks• 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed• 10cm ginger, peeled and grated• 1 red chilli, chopped• 1 tbsp curry powder• 1 tsp ground turmeric • 100g spinach• 4 tbsp […]

Sticky Korean Chicken

Saturday 8th August 2020

INGREDIENTS: 120 ml honey 60ml light soy sauce 4 cloves garlic 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2-1 tsp red chilli flakes 6 chicken thighs  4 green onions 1 tbsp sesame seeds 6 chicken thighs DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl combine honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, oil and red chilli flakes.  Then add chicken pieces, making sure chicken is fully submerged in the marinade. Cover with […]

Asian Popcorn Chicken

Saturday 25th April 2020

INGREDIENTS: • 4 chicken thighs, cut into bitesize pieces• 1 tbsp fivespice powder• 1 tbsp black pepper• 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped• 2 tbsp light soy sauce• 1 tsp apple cider vinegar• 1 tsp brown sugar• 2 tbsp olive oil • 3 slices brown bread• 2 eggs, beaten DIRECTIONS: 1. Pre-heat the oven […]

Japanese Glazed Chicken Balls

Monday 20th April 2020

INGREDIENTS: • 300g chicken or turkey mince• 75ml Shaoxing rice wine• 75ml light soy sauce• 5 tbsp honey• 10g sugar• 1 shallot, peeled and diced• 1 knob ginger, peeled and finely chopped• 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped DIRECTIONS: 1. Soak 6 wooden skewers in water for around 20 minutes.2. Mix the chicken mince, […]

Szechuan Pepper Chicken

Saturday 28th March 2020

INGREDIENTS: FOR THE MARINADE:• 6 chicken thighs, chopped into bite size pieces• 3 tsp corn starch• 2 slices ginger• 1 spring onion, finely chopped• 1 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine• 1 tbsp light soy sauce• 1 tsp white pepperFOR THE STIR FRY: • 2 tbsp szechuan peppercorns • 1 green pepper, de-seeded and sliced• 1 yellow […]

Yellow Bean Pork Fillet

Saturday 21st March 2020

INGREDIENTS: • 1 pork tenderloin • 4 spring onions, finely chopped• 1 red chilli, finely chopped • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed • 1 tbsp grated ginger• 2 tbsp yellow bean sauce• 2 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine• 2 tbsp honey• 2 tbsp light soy sauce• 2 tbsp coconut oil • 1 tsp dark soy […]