Recipes - Mains

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Minted Lamb Rack

Ingredients

  • 500g Lamb rack, trimmed of all fat
  • 1 – 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mint jelly

Serves 1 – 2

Preparation

  • Cut 2 c.m. down between each cutlet and stud with sliced garlic.
  • Brush liberally with mint jelly.
  • Place prepared rack on a roasting rack, with bones toward the centre
  • Cover loosely with paper towel and cook on Medium (50%) for 7 minutes.
  • Stand in a Hot oven whilst you zap some green vegetables for a side serve

Tip
Add a little mustard to mint jelly

BBQ Chicken Fried Rice

Reprise for left-over rice…

Ingredients

  • 250 g skinless BBQ chicken
  • 100g broccoli florets
  • 4 spring onions, chopped diagonally
  • 2 tbs BBQ sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked rice

Serves 2

Preparation

  • Combine the chicken, broccoli, onions & BBQ sauce in a microwave safe container, stirring thoroughly to combine
  • Cover and Cook on HIGH (100%) for 4 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time.
  • Add rice, stirring through to mix together. Cover and Cook on HIGH (100%) for 2 – 3 minutes.
  • Serve garnished with shredded lettuce or spinach leaves.

Tip
To cook a cup of rice, place it in a microwave safe jug with 1 3/4 cups of luke warm water and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Cook uncovered, on High (100%) 10 minutes, stir, cover and cook on High a further 2-3 minutes.

Steamed Herbed Mussels

Ingredients

  • 500g black mussels, cleaned
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbs each fresh parsley, chive and basil, finely chopped

Preparation

  • In a large microwave-safe container, heat oil, garlic and chilli on High (100%) for 1 minute.
  • Add mussels, juice and wine, cover and cook on high (100%) for 4 minutes.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove opened mussels to a warm serving plate.
  • Stir herbs into the juice and cook on high (100%) for 1 and a half minutes.
  • Pour herbed juice over mussels and serve with rice or crusty bread.