Chicken noodle stir fry

This is my favourite thing to make with leftover roast chicken – it really is a winner winner chicken dinner and it’s perfect for a weekday evening when you need to rustle up something yummy fast. Chopsticks are entirely optional, but I’ve loved eating with them since my little sister and I (when we were… Continue reading Chicken noodle stir fry

Hoisin pork with sesame greens

This tastes as good as it looks, takes all of half an hour to make from start to finish, and the teen loves it. Basically it ticks all of the boxes! Recipe from the always reliable BBC Good Food Magazine. Serves 4. Ingredients 400-500g Pork fillet/tenderlion 4 tbsp hoisin sauce 4 egg noodle bundles 3… Continue reading Hoisin pork with sesame greens

Korean sesame chicken

My teenage BTS* fan absolutely loves this. I mean she reeeeallly loves it, almost as much as she loves BTS. It does make a rather wonderful lets-pretend-we’re-having-a takeout dinner and can mostly be made (sauce) and prepped (chicken + garnishes) in advance. It’s yummy. I don’t see why you couldn’t substitute a firm white fish… Continue reading Korean sesame chicken

Vietnamese lemon grass chicken

This is from Bill Granger’s excellent Bill’s Everyday Asian book and its always a crowd pleaser. It’s quick, simple, and we have it regularly. I’ve made batches in its entirety (bar the spring onion) and frozen it, or cooked the whole thing early in the day and re-heated in the evening as part of a… Continue reading Vietnamese lemon grass chicken