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…

BHAGI RICE WITH CHICKEN

Bhagi Rice is a classic one pot dish that is packed with flavor! The main ingredients include coconut milk and dasheen bush or taro leaves. YIELD: 5 – 6 persons INGREDIENTS: 8 dasheen bush leaves and stems, chopped 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut milk 1 large onion, chopped 1/4 cup pumpkin, chopped 4…

TRINI EGG & SAUSAGE (HOT DOGS)

One of my favorite breakfast items is egg and sausage (hot dogs). INGREDIENTS: 2 eggs, whisked 2 hot dogs, sliced 1 pimento, thinly sliced 2 tbsp chopped onions salt and black to pepper to taste 1 tbsp butter DIRECTIONS: Melt butter in a pan over low/medium heat. Add onions, pimentos and sliced hot dogs. Cook…

FRIED SAUSAGES (HOT DOGS)/ BREAKFAST SAUSAGE

Weekend breakfast spread for me should ideally include some sausages! Eggs, sausages and some pancakes would be one of my favorite breakfast combos. In Trinidad I would say it is safe to say that we use the words ‘sausage’ and ‘hot dogs’ interchangeably so in this recipe I am actually using hot dogs. INGREDIENTS: 4…