nasi goreng

Like Gado Gado, this is another Indonesian street food recipe. It is a delicious mix of sweet and sour with a bit of crunch mixed with the creamy egg. Who’d have thought lime would go with a fried egg? Well it really does. You can soft poach the eggs if you prefer… It’s perfect Asian comfort food and its low budget and pretty healthy too. I love anything with a fried egg!

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asian sea bass

Asian flavours are always a winner in my book. This recipe is really easy and tastes sublime. Perfect for dinner for two.

Serves 2.

2 sea bass
1 tablespoon mirin
20g of finely grated ginger
20g of ginger cut into match sticks and fried till crispy
5 spring onions cut in half
4 tablespoons of light olive oil
3 tablespoons of light gluten-free soya sauce
A sprinkling of roasted sesame seeds (optional)

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jerk chicken

A friend’s husband asked me to make this for dinner, because he hadn’t had jerk chicken for a long time. He’s a chef, and he loved it.

Serves 3.

6 chicken thighs, bone in, skin off
A couple of limes

1 bunch of spring onions
1 tablespoon of fresh chopped ginger
2 garlic cloves
2 red chillies, chopped
A few sprigs of thyme
Half a lime juiced
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons maple syrup or brown sugar
1 heaped teaspoon ground allspice


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