January 31, 2012 by Channah
Ingredients (4 persons):
- juice from one orange
- juice from half of lemon
- juice from one lime
- a large onion, minced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- chili sauce / chili powder ( to your taste)
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- optional – 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 500 g boneless chicken breast, skinless
- Romaine lettuce
- 2 oranges – peeled, diced
- 1/4 celery root, sliced julienne
- 2 green onions, minced
1. In a bowl, mix together the orange, lemon and lime juices, onion, garlic, sauce / chili powder, cumin, salt and sugar.
2. Pour half of this mixture into a large plastic resealable bag /box.
3. Cut chicken into slices of 1 centimeter thickness and add it into the citrus mixture. Leave it in the fridge to marinate for at least 2 hours.
4. Put the remaining sauce into a blender (optional) and place it in the refrigerator.
5. Heat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken. When almost done, add the marinade to the pan and simmer for a few minutes.
6. Remove the chicken and cut into thin strips.
7. Cut the salad, green onion, celery and oranges and mixed in a large bowl.
8. Mix the salad with the remaining sauce, and add the chicken slices on top.
Category Chicken, salad | Tags: chicken,easy,green onions,lemon,lettuce,light,lime,oranges,salad | 3 Comments
January 28, 2012 by Varga László
Gong Xi Fa Cai! 恭喜发财 !
Ingredients (4 persons)
- 10 dried black mushrooms (I used black trumpet / Craterellus cornucopioides but if tou can find some shiitake its best)
- 4 cups chicken stock
- 21/2 pounds fatty ground pork
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon dry wine
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- 3 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ¾ cup chopped green onions
- 2 tablespoons finely minced ginger
- vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup ginger, sliced into very thin matchsticks
- ¾ cup dry white wine
- 1 teaspoon vinegar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- Soak the dried mushrooms in water ultil softened, then rinse.
- Chop the ginger and 2 green onions.
- Combine in a bowl the pork, egg whites, green onions, minced ginger, 3 tablespoons wine, soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sugar, sesame oil, 2 teaspoons salt and pepper, mixing thoroughly.
- Divide the mixture into 12 parts and shape them into large meatballs.
- In a deep pot, add approximately 10 cm deep palm oil and heat it up. Fry the meatballs in the oil for 3 minutes, until they are deep golden brown but still raw in the center.
- Chop the ginger into very thin matchsticks.
- In a deep pan add the soaked black mushrooms, 4 cups chicken stock, the ginger threads, the meatballs, the rest of the wine, vinegar, sugar and 1½ teaspoons salt. Simmer for approx 30 minutes.
- Dilute the cornstarch with a bit cold water, then add to the pot and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
- In the serving bowls add some Chinese cabbage leaves, then some rice or stir fried Chinese mixed vegetables, then 2-3 meatballs with some sauce and mushrooms.
Category Chinese, Pork | Tags: chinese,ginger,green onions,meatballs,mushrooms,pork,sesame oil,soy sauce | 8 Comments
January 27, 2012 by Channah
Ingredients (4 persons):
- lettuce leaves, chopped
- cabbage leaves, chopped
- 2 radishes, minced
- 1 medium cucumber, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, minced
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 cup sweet corn kernels
- 1 large tomato, finely diced
- 1 small onion, sliced thin
- 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
- fresh parsley, minced
- fresh mint leaves, minced (optional)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 pomegranate / pomegranate syrup
- pita / croutons (optional)
- vegetable oil for frying (optional)
- Mix together the lettuce, cabbage, radish, cucumber, red bell pepper, carrot, corn, tomato, onion, garlic, parsley, mint, olive oil.
- Put in a blender the seeds from 1/2 pomegranate and make a dressing if you don’t have pomegranate syrup.
- Put the dressing/ syrup and the remaining pomegranate seeds (optional) over the vegetable mix.
- Heat oil in a pan and fry pita /croutons for a few minutes. Remove to cool on paper towels.
- Serve with grilled meat or just eat it like this.
Category salad, Vegetarian | Tags: easy,pomegrenate,salad | 2 Comments