MONGOLIAN STYLE CHICKEN

Homemade Chinese inspired dishes are the best! Here’s an easy recipe for you! SERVINGS: 4 INGREDIENTS: 4 chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cut into chunks 1/4 cup + 2 tsp corn starch (divided use) 2 large onions, cut into chunks 4 cloves garlic, grated 1 1/2tsp ginger, grated 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/2…

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…

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…

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 πŸ˜ƒ. 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…

BEEF PELAU

Pelau is a classic Trini dish. It’s basically a one pot cook that involves ‘stewing’ a meat then adding rice, coconut milk and vegetables. INGREDIENTS: For Beef: 1 lb beef, cut into small pieces 2 pimentos(flavour peppers), chopped Hot pepper (as you like) 1 tomato, chopped 2 tsp ginger, grated 1 small onion, sliced 2…

GEERA CHICKEN WINGS

Geera chicken is a popular ‘snack’ in Trinidad especially during family or friends gatherings. It’s basically chicken (mainly chicken neck) that’s seasoned and cooked with our Trini roasted geera. It’s usually very spicy too! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb chicken wings, cleaned and cut into 3 pieces 1 small onion, chopped 1 pimento, chopped 1 garlic, chopped…

CURRY STEW GOAT

Curry is a Trini favorite. We curry just about anything edible. Stew is also a favorite and involves the caramelization of brown sugar in which seasoned meat is cooked. Curry stew is simply meat seasoned with curry powder and then ‘stewed’ by adding it to caramelized brown sugar. The combination of the stew and curry…