Using up the carbs, so i made jasmine rice into fried rice with fresh garlic, fresh ginger, fresh chili, green shallot and gluten free soy and egg. Cooked in skillet until rice heated through. Fish was cooked in oven on foil lined tray for 25min @180*c. Served with sweet chili sauce.
Stir Fry, Salads, Slaw, Steamed, Sautéed, Roasted, skewers, Pickled, Slow cooked
Cauliflower : Steamed, Sautéed, Roasted, Make into Mash or Replace rice with Cauli rice . Nice with bacon, onions, Brussel sprouts, Stir-fry’s, Garlic, Chili -deseeded and de-skinned, Ginger, mustard seeds also go well with Cauli, Curries, Gratin, Pizza or Wrap base
Broccoli: Steamed, Roasted, Season with sea-Salt and pepper. Add beef, pancetta, chicken, turkey. Stir-fry, Oyster Sauce, Garlic, Ginger, Chili de-skinned and deseeded, Curries, Dijon, Gratin, pizza or wrap base
Mash: (Crème Fraiche or coconut milk with cooked Vegetables in blender) Can add leek, onion, shallots, Sea-salt and black pepper. Types of Mash Beetroot, Carrot, Sweet potato, Parsnip, Cauliflower
Carrot, Celery & Onions: Options include add to other vegetables, Meat, Poultry or Fish, Coconut Milk, Curry Powder, Coconut Aminos. You can also pickle or make them into salad, or crudités or skewers with meat, or for stews/slow cooking
Carrot : Steamed, Baked, Make into chips, soups, stir fries, Crudités, salad and slaws
Celery : Sautéed, Mix w Aioli or mayo or chicken or tuna in lettuce wrap, crudités, soup, stir fries, char grilled on bbq, Add bacon to celery, or walnuts and apples, salads with radish.
Onions : sautéed, fried, baked, slow cooked, stir fried, salads and slaws
Soup Base – Sauté Carrot, Celery, Onion, Then add for soup base organic bone-broth or stock , herbs, Sea-salt and Black Pepper.
Mushrooms complete with Butter, garlic, sage, thyme, mint, bacon or prosciutto, coconut aminos, ginger, spinach or kale. Make into a Strog or bolognaise sauce, or gravy, With Eggs in a Omelette or frittata
Wombok/Asian Cabbage – Asian Slaw or Chow Mein (*No noodles), Chicken or Beef Thai salad
Red/Green Cabbage : make into Slaws, Sautéed w onion, garlic and organic butter, Gluten Free oyster, Garlic, Ginger, Chili deseeded and de-skinned, Egg, Green Shallots, Salads or as a replacement for noodles in broths
I didn’t do the normal drying with fan step as It wasn’t a full duck and it was still a tasty duck dish regardless. I did mine in stages in fridge which dried the skin out in a container with cling film over top. Not traditional but when in a hurry to do it was a good outcome.
Marinade for 2 duck breast fillets
1Tb Sioux Xing Cooking Wine
1Tb Kepjap Manis (Indonesian sweet soy)
1Tb Balsamic Vinegar
1tsp Honey (I didn’t use much as soy was sweet)
1tsp Chinese 5 Spice Powder
1tsp Ginger Powder
Mix all together then place into a container with duck and coat and baste the duck with marinade every hour until cooking. Minimum 3 hours
Then preheat oven 180*C fan-forced oven
Place wire rack over a baking tray and place marinated fillets on rack (Reserve the marinade for your sauce)
Cook for 20 minutes then baste and turn and cook for 10minutes then baste
I finished mine in pan on stove as I had to get dinner on. Cook skin side down until firms up or goes crispy about 10minutes. then flip and cook for further 5-10minutes depending on med rare or medium .
Put marinade in saucepan and heat until it thickens. I added the juices from pan which thinned it out too much. But still nice.
To Make my quick fried rice
Day old cooked basmati rice mixed with 1Tb olive oil break up rice in oil before cooking as it wont stick to pan.
then add a 1 egg omelette broken into pieces add a cup of peas and carrot and 1tsp light soy sauce
stir fry until all heated through.
Away for 4day weekend for a wedding on a tight budget at the moment as unexpected expenses cropped up 2 days before leaving so decided to make own meals as we were able to get accommodation with a kitchenette. So here are the meals.
Miroccan spice lifted this beans and rice as a good dish hot or cold.
A quick breakfast fried rice to use up mushrooms that needed to be used. I also used up some cooked rice for this one.