Sunday, 29 August 2010

Sauteed brussel sprouts with lemon & garlic

1 packet of whole Brussels sprouts
(ends trimmed and cleaned)
2 cloves garlic (diced)
Half lemon (juice)
Olive oil

1. Heat up shallow pan and drizzle
some olive oil and brown garlic.
2. Toss in the Brussels sprouts sauteed each
side for 2 min till turn slightly brown.
3. Add the lemon juice just before you turn off the heat.
This is to balance the bitter taste.

Serve as a side.

Roasted Orange lamb rack with potatoes

Serve 2

1 lamb rack
1 large orange(juice and zest)
1 stalk fresh rosemary
Black pepper
Olive oil

Baby potatoes
4-6 garlic cloves(unpeeled)
Olive oil

1. Marinate lamb on both side
with all ingredients in A.
2. Place Lamb in a zip lock bag and
marinate in refrigerator for 1 hr.
3. Preheat oven to 200 deg C.
4. Heat up a shallow pan,
brown meat surface for 2 mins.
5. Place lamb onto a shallow baking
tray line with grease proof paper.
6. Put the potatoes and garlic around the lamb.
Season it with salt and drizzle a little of olive oil
7. Roast for 45 - 50 mins.
Turn potatoes midway so its evenly
flavour with the juice of lamb.
Allow meat to rest for 15 mins.
Cut lamb rack into 2 .
Serve with potatoes and Brussels sprouts.
(See next recipe)

Tuna Olive Sandwich

For healthy light snack for sahur during ramadam..

1 can of tuna in light oil(drain oil)
4 slices of wholemeal bread(Toasted)
6-8 Pitted green olives
8 slices of cucumber
Drizzle of olive oil
Half a lemon(juice)
Freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of Salt
Chili flakes(Optional)

1. Mix all ingredients together and season well.
2. Arrange 4 slices of cucumber on a slice of
toast and then place 2-3 spoonful of tuna mixture.
3. Top with more slices of cucumber and a slice of toast.
Gently press it down and serve.

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Lemongrass coconut cream prawns

Serves 4

8-10 medium prawns
(Deshelled tails intach)
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
1 cm ginger
1 lemongrass
2 Bird eye chili

I/2 tablespoon turmeric powder
Half cup coconut milk
2 turmeric leaf (tie into a knot)
3 tablespoon Vegetable oil

1. Blend all ingredients in B
with a little water till smooth.
2. Heat oil in a wok, fry blended mixture
together with turmeric powder and leaf.
Fry till fragrant for 20 mins.
3. Stir in the coconut milk till well combine.
4. Add in the prawns last as the cook really fast.
Mix and season well with salt. Simmer for 10 mins.

Serve with hot steamed rice.

Coriander Yogurt Roast Chicken

One of my Mama's recipes,

Serves 6-8
2 Medium whole chicken
(cut into half)
1 tablespoon coriander
1/2 tablespoon cummin
2 medium red onion
3-4 cloves of garlic
1 inch young ginger
2 green chilies
2 stalks coriander leaves

200 ml of plain yogurt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon vegetable Oil

1. Pre heat oven to 190 deg.
2. Blend all ingredients in B till smooth.
3. Heat up oil in a small pan
to saute mixture till fragrant.
4. Add ingredients in C,
season well and gently mix till smooth and combined.
5. Pat dry the chicken with paper towel and place
onto a roasting tray line with grease proof paper.
6. Pour the mixture over the chicken and
rub the mixture evenly all over chicken.
7. Drizzle a little more oil over the chicken
before roasting it for 1 hour.
8. Roast till it nice and golden.

Serve hot...

Sunday, 22 August 2010

Baked fish with green chili and coriander

2 whole medium "Cincarn" fish (gutted)
3 stalks of coriander
3 green chilies
1 stalk of lemongrass (thinly sliced)
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon whole black pepper
Good drizzle of olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 180 deg.
Line a grease proof paper on a shallow baking tray.
2. Make a long slit along the back of each side
of the fish so you can stuff in the mixture.
3. Place all other ingredients into a
food processor and mix till well combine.
4. Spread the mixture evenly onto fish.
Place fish onto baking tray and
drizzle extra olive oil over fish.
5. Bake fish for 35-45 mins.
Serve hot with steamed rice.

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

**~~** Ramadan Kareem **~~**

**~~~*~~** Ramadan Kareem**~~*~~~**
I would love to wish all the muslim readers
a blessed and happy Ramadan.
May your be given strength and patience
while carrying out your fasting..
I will definitely update new recipes for Breaking fast
and maybe some bites for Sahur even... :)
Do leave a comment if you wish me to try some recipes...
I will also try some new delicious Raya treats..
Hoooraaayy... Now i am hungry already... Wink!
**God bless**