- CREAMY PASTA
- BEEF TACOS
- TUNA CASSEROLE
- YELLOW CURRY
- BBQ PORK CHOPS AND FRIED RICE
- MOROCCAN KEBABS
For Thai curries, I use my favorite curry paste from MAESRI, in this case the yellow curry paste. The directions are on the can, and in addition I added sugar snap peas, baby green beans, diced potatoes, diced yams.
Thai Pineapple Fried Rice
INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 2 as a main dish OR 4-5 as a side dish)
1 cup pineapple tidbits (fresh is better, but canned will work too)
4 cups cooked rice, preferably several days old
4 Tbsp oil - peanut, canola, or other high-heat oils work well
2 shallots, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 red or green chili (de-seeded if milder rice is desired)
1/2 cup roasted unsalted cashews
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 egg, beaten (omit if vegan)
1/4 cup currants (or raisins)
3 Tbsp. chicken or vegetable stock
3 Tbsp. fish sauce or vegetarian fish sauce (available at Vietnamese stores)
2 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. sugar
3 spring onions, finely sliced
1/3 cup fresh coriander
Optional: 8-12 fresh prawns
Start by preparing the rice. Add a little oil to the rice (up to 1 Tbsp.) and work through with your fingers. You want to separate the grains of rice, so that they don't stick together. Set aside.
Stir fry the Shallots, Garlic, and Chilli
Add the Egg.
Add Spice and Sauces
Add the Cashews
Add the Rice
Add the Peas, Currents (or Raisins), and Pineapple.
Continue Stir frying and do a Taste Test
Chinese Fried Rice
3 cups leftover cooked rice
2 eggs, whipped with a little water, salt and pepper
1/2 head cabbage, finely shredded or chopped
carrots, shredded or finely chopped
sugar snap peas
Add a little oil to hot frying pan. Pour in eggs. Fry until set. Remove from pan and shred. Add a little more oil, then add onions and carrots. Stir fry a few minutes. Add cabbage and both peas. Stir fry a few minutes. If you are adding any meat, like leftover roast scraps or shredded lunchmeat ham, add now. Add some more oil. Add rice and eggs. Stir until combined. Add enough soy sauce to color rice a light brown color. Generously salt and pepper everything. Taste.