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May 31st, 2015, 21:56 PM  
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Pete’s Nacho-style Feast (2015) and others

I'm hoping Pete doesn't mind me sharing a couple of his recipes.I have tried a few of his and haven't been disappointed with them.



Pete’s Nacho-style Feast (2015)

(Loosely based on a recipe in SW mag May/June 2015)

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 Knorr Dark Beef stockpot
1 Onion, finely chopped (s)
1 Red pepper, deseeded & finely sliced (s)
*1 Green Jalapeno chilli, finely chopped (s)
1 Tbsp Cumin
1 Tbsp Paprika
1 Tbsp Seasoning for your potatoes
2 Fresh tomatoes, cut into small cubes (s)
2 large Maris piper potato, Cut into wedges
2 garlic cloves (s)
2 Tbsp Fajita seasoning
60g Mature cheddar (2 Hea/2=1 Hea per person) or 6 syns per person if not used as a Hea
250g 5% or less Beef mince (p)
400g Chopped tomatoes (s)
*= optional

Method

Preheat the oven to 180C.
Cook the wedges for 5 mins in water then drain, place on an oven tray & spray with frylight then season with seasoning of your choice. Cook for 30 mins in the oven.
In a frying pan, sprayed with frylight, cook the onions until soft, add garlic, pepper & spices for 5 mins add the mince , chopped tomatoes & stockpot, cook until the liquid has almost gone. Remove from the heat.
In a shallow bowl, tip the mince in then add the fresh tomatoes all over, place the wedges around the edge, add the Jalapeno chilli if used, then sprinkle the cheese all over, put under a hot grill for 10 mins or until the cheese has melted.



 
May 31st, 2015, 21:58 PM  
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Pete’s Caramelised Chicken (2015)

Pete’s Caramelised Chicken (2015)

Serves 2

Ingredients

(Marinade)
½ Tsp Dried thyme
1 Tbsp. Sweetener
1 Tbsp. Worcester sauce
1 Tbsp. Dark soy sauce
1 Tbsp. Tomato puree
1 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. Water

½ Half a Broccoli (s)
2 Large skinless chicken legs (p)
2 Red onions, quartered (s)
2 Medium Potatoes
6 Small tomatoes (s)

Method

Place the marinade in a large bowl, add the marinade ingredients & the chicken mix to coat all over, cover& place in a fridge for at least 1 Hr.
Preheat the oven to 180C. Microwave the potato for 10 mins then place in the oven. Cook until chicken is done.
In a shallow bowl, place the chicken, onions & tomatoes, tip the leftover marinade over the chicken.
Cook for 30 mins or until the chicken is cooked. Cook the broccoli in boiling water for 5-8 mins so that it will be cooked at the same time as the chicken, plate up.

 
May 31st, 2015, 21:59 PM  
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Pete’s Mushroom & Tarragon Chicken (2015)

Pete’s Mushroom & Tarragon Chicken (2015)

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 Onion, finely chopped (s)
1 Knorr chicken stockpot
1.5 Tsp Dried tarragon
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. Tomato puree (s)
125mL White wine vinegar
150g Quark
125g Mushrooms (s)
360g Chicken thighs, cut into chunks (p)
S & P

Method

In a frying pan, sprayed with frylight, cook the chicken until browned, remove & set aside.
Cook the onions until soft, add the mushrooms, stockpot, mustard and white wine vinegar, return the chicken to the pan, and cook on a medium heat for 20 mins.
Remove from the heat & add the quark, (previously removed from the fridge & allowed to come to room temperature) 1 tbsp at a time & mix before adding more, sprinkle with the tarragon & serve.

 
May 31st, 2015, 22:03 PM  
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Pete’s Chicken Curry with egg fried rice (2015)

Pete’s Chicken Curry with egg fried rice (2015)

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 Onion, finely chopped
1 Chilli, de-seeded, finely chopped
1 Spring onion, finely sliced
1 Knorr Chicken stockpot
1 Tsp Cumin
1 Tsp Turmeric
1 Tsp Coriander
1 Tbsp. Hot madras curry powder
1 Tbsp. Light soy sauce
2 Garlic cloves, crushed
2 Eggs
100g Long grain rice
200mL Chicken stock
250g Pre-cooked chicken chunks
400g Chopped tomatoes
Handful of frozen peas

Method

Cook the rice as per packet instructions, drain in a sieve, cover & set aside, allow to cool.
In a frying pan, sprayed with frylight, cook the onions until soft, add the chilli & garlic, cook for a few mins, add the spices & mix well, cook for 5 mins, add the chicken, cook for a few mins then add the tomatoes & stock, bring to the boil then reduce the heat to a simmer, cover & cook for 30 mins until the chicken is cooked.
In a wok, sprayed with frylight, cook the rice for a few minutes, adding light soy sauce to help prevent it sticking & for flavour, add the spring onion & peas, mix well, push the rice to one side of the wok, crack the two eggs in the empty part of the wok & cook, breaking up as it cooks until it looks like scrambled egg then mix with the rice.
Cook until the rice is fully heated, plate up & add the chicken curry.

 
May 31st, 2015, 22:07 PM  
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I would love to find Pete now Minimins is closed down to ask if it's ok to post more here.
 
Jun 1st, 2015, 12:20 PM  
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pics

Hi there.
how can i add pics as my account with photobucket is overflowing!
is there a way we can just add with the recipes as it makes for a better presentation, I probably have over 1000 pics with recipes!
pete
 
Jun 1st, 2015, 12:26 PM  
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Hi pete,

You can use the attachment button on the advanced editor , or if you give me a bit of time I can sort out some member albums

Welcome to the forum, your reputation proceeds you
 
 
Jun 1st, 2015, 19:26 PM  
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I've put up a quick guide to attaching photos here: How to add images to your post (Desktop Version)

It was a very quick job and needs to be a bit more detailed (I'll do that when I have more time), but should help anyone wanting to put images in there post
 
 
 
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