Chicken Curry Recipe

Ingredients: Chicken 1 Onions 2 Chillies, red or green, sliced 3 Garlic, cloves 3 or 4 Chilli powder, hot 1 heaped teaspoon Turmeric powder 1 heaped teaspoon Peppercorns, crushed 1 level teaspoon Coriander powder 1 heaped teaspoon Cumin powder 1 level teaspoon Cardamon powder 1 level teaspoon Fish sauce, Malay or Thai 1 tablespoon Vinegar 1 tablepoon Sugar 2 level teaspoons Salt 1 heaped teaspoon Ginger root, 3mm thick slices 5 Coconut cream, unsweetened 1/2 tin or 2 heaped tablespoons powder Citrus leaves, young, soft 3 sprigs Lemon grass, chopped ~ 25mm 1 stem Olive oil 1/2 cup Directions: Cut [...]

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Lamb Stew with Chilli Sauce

You will need: 6 guajillo chillies, seeded 2 pasilla chillies, seeded 250ml hot water 3 garlic cloves 5ml ground cinnamon half teaspoon ground cloves half teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 kg lean boneless lamb shoulder cut into 2cm squares 2 large potatoes cut into thick slices salt strips of red pepper to garnish Directions: 1. Tear chilies into large pieces and leave to soak in hot water for 20 mins. 2. Pour into blender and add garlic and spices. Blend until smooth. 3. Heat oil in pan then add lamb [...]

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Enchiladas Recipe

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 bunch green onions, finely chopped 1 diced fresh chilli pepper, or to taste 1/4 cup water 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix 1 cup plain yogurt 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 6 (6 inch) corn tortillas Methods: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef, green onion, and jalapeno pepper until the beef is evenly brown. 3. Stir in water [...]

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Chipotles en Abodo and Chipotle Paste Recipe

Chipotles in adobo are chipotles that have been stewed in a lightly seasoned liquid. They have become very popular in Southwestern cooking because the provide a distinctive warm heat and delicious smoky flavor. They can be added to almost anything, including breads, sauces, salad dressings and pastas. Although you can buy canned chipotles in adobo but this homemade alternative is far superior and is very easy to prepare. You will need: 10 medium-sized dried chipotle chiles, stemmed and slit lengthwise 1 medium onion, cut in [...]

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Texas Chilli Con Carne Recipe

This classic dish was first sold by street vendors, the so-called “chilli-queens”, of San Antonio, Texas. There is no better con carne in the world! You will need: 600g stewing beef in small pieces (please no mince!) 150g bacon lardons or chunks some corn oil 3 medium onions, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 red bell peppers 2 bottles of dark beer. Most stout type beers are fine. 2 hot chillies, finely chopped 1 table spoon chipotle paste or chipotle en adobo. (Please also see chipotle en [...]

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Chilli with Warm Tortilla Chips and Melted Cheese

You will need: Stewing steak or minced ground beef 2 large onions 1 Red, orange or yellow bell pepper 4 pieces of garlic, chopped Chilli peppers – adjust to taste. I begin with 2 and taste as I go. 1 can diced tomatoes 1 jar of spaghetti sauce 2 cans of beans, your choice. I use the mixed Mexican beans 1 can of baked beans 2 tablespoons of chilli powder, mild 1 tablespoon cumin Beef broth if needed to thin Salt and pepper Brown the meat, onions, garlic and peppers. Add remaining ingredients [...]

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BBQ Sauce for Chicken Recipe

Makes enough sauce for 2-3 chickens. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon water 3 tablespoons brown sugar (use 2 for a more tangy sauce) 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon of fresh cracked pepper 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon marjoram 1/2 teaspoon of rubbed sage 1/2 cup olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 Chili Willy peppers, minced (use more/less depending on your heat tolerance) –¬†Grow Your Own Chilli Willies Kit Here. 2 cans (8 ounce) tomato sauce 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2-3 lemons) 2 drops hickory or [...]

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Chilli Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Ingredients: 300g beef (cut into thin strips) 2-3 chillis (sliced thinly) 3 cloves garlic 1tbs soy sauce 1-2 tbs veg oil 4 nests of medium egg noodles 300g bean sprouts 1/2 carrot (grated) 1 yellow pepper (sliced) 75g spring greens (sliced in thin strips) 1 red onion (sliced thinly)   What to do: 1. Marinade beef strips in chilli, crushed garlic, soy and oil for 30 mins. 2. Boil noodles for three mins set aside. 3. Heat a splash of oil in a wok, fry beef till brown, add all other ingredient – stir fry [...]

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Spicy Chicken Fillet Sandwich

How to Make a Spicy Chicken Fillet Sandwich There once was a time when Wendy’s offered this sandwich for a “limited time only.” Apparently the tasty zing from this breaded chicken sandwich won it many loyal customers and a permanent place on the fast food chain’s menu. Now you can re-create the spicy kick of the original with a secret blend of spices in the chicken’s crispy coating. Follow the same stacking order as the original, and you’ve just made 4 sandwich clones [...]

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Picante Sauce (Medium)

Texan David Pace had been selling 58 different varieties of jam, jellies, and sauces from the back of his liquor store in the 1940s when he came up with a recipe for a thick and spicy tomato-based sauce he dubbed “Picante.” When sales of David’s new sauce took off, he concentrated all his efforts on marketing his all-natural, preservative-free product, and designed the sauce’s famous hourglass-shaped jar (to keep it from tipping over). Now America’s number one Mexican hot sauce brand, [...]

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