HOMEMADE FLATBREAD FOR WRAPS/GYROS WITH CHICKEN & TZATZIKI SAUCE

This flatbread recipe is super easy to follow if you are out of wraps and would like to make gyros or chicken wraps. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp yeast 1 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup warm water 1/2 cup warm evaporated milk 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp olive oil DIRECTIONS: Combine…

PASTELLE

End of year season in Trinidad is filled with menu MUST HAVES such as pastelles! This amazingly delicious item consists of corn flour and meat…and is usually wrapped in banana/fig leaf and then steamed or boiled. YIELD: 14 pastelles approx. INGREDIENTS: DOUGH: 2 cups Promasa yellow corn flour 1/4 lb (4oz) margarine or butter Pinch…

BAKED CHICKEN AND VEG PIE WITH CHOW CHOW

Holiday season is the time to experiment and have some fun in the kitchen. Chow chow is a favorite in Trinidad during the holiday season and so are different types of pies so I thought I’d combine them. In this recipe, I’m simply including some chow chow in a baked chicken and veg pie for…

FESTIVE CHICKEN & SHRIMP LINGUINE

With the holiday season here, I thought I’d share this recipe with you. It includes chow chow which is a major part of the holiday season in Trinidad. It’s similar to that of relish and is normally eaten with meats, homemade bread and chicken/beef or on pastelles etc. You can check out the recipe for…

SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN (NO FRY)

This no fry sweet and sour chicken is a MUST try. YIELD: 6-7 servings INGREDIENTS: 4 chicken breasts, deboned and skinless, cut into chunks 1 cup pineapple sliced, cut into small pieces 1 cup sweet peppers, cut into chunks 2 large onions, cut into chunks 3-4 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 tbsp ginger, grated 2-3 tbsp…

CURRY CHICKEN & CORN WITH DUMPLINGS

Adding corn to curry chicken is actually a great way to stretch a dish. By also adding the dumplings, you’ve just created a delightful filling meal! YIELD: 4 servings PREP/COOO TIME: 40-45 mins INGREDIENTS: For chicken/corn: 2 chicken breast/wing, cut into small pieces 4 medium corn, cut into small pieces 4 tbsp green seasoning 1…

CHICKEN FRIED RICE

If you have extra boiled rice on hand, this is the perfect recipe for you! Transform plain cooked rice into a delicious chicken fried rice. YIELD: 4 PREP/COOK TIME: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS: 4 cups cooked rice 2 chicken breasts cup into small pieces 1 cup peas and carrots 1 tsp grated ginger 4 cloves garlic,…

CHILI SESAME OIL CHICKEN

Here’s an easy chicken recipe you can try at home that doesn’t involve frying. This is one of those ‘don’t feel like cooking but want something yummy’ dishes 😃. YIELD: 4 servings PREP/COOK TIME: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 4 chicken breasts, thinly sliced 1 tsp TAI KONG all purpose seasoning (can be adjusted) 2 tsp soy…

CHOWMEIN STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST

If you want to get a little creative for lunch or dinner, then you will want to try this chicken breast stuffed with chowmein. The chowmein was cooked then stuffed into the chicken breasts which were then cooked in the airfryer. A delicious and simple oyster sauce was made and then drizzled over the chicken…

SHEPHERD’S PIE

Shepherd’s pie is an amazing comfort dish that consists of layers of minced meat and potatoes. In this recipe I’m going to use minced chicken but you can use minced beef if you like. YIELD: 8×8 dish INGREDIENTS: For potato layer: 2 lbs potatoes (approx 7 small/medium potatoes) 1 large egg 2 tbsp margarine or…