Portly Cooks | Gochujang Pork Fried Rice

This one is a spicy midweek treat! Serves 2 1 tbsp Gochujang 20ml Soy Sauce 20ml Rice Wine Vinegar 20ml Golden Syrup 200g Leftover cooked rice 1 Pork Loin steak (optional) 2 Spring Onions 2 Eggs Cut the pork loin steak into small chunks, slice the spring onions and stir fry in a wok with…

Portly Cooks | Mushroom Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and easy dinner for those busy weeknights then look no further! 200g Mushrooms Handful Spinach 2x Spring onion 1 Nest Egg Noodles 1 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1 tbsp Mirin 1 tbsp Golden syrup Multiply by the number of people you are feeding if more…

Portly Cooks | One Pan Pork Chops

Serves 4 4 Pork Chops 1 Head White Cabbage 1 Red Onion Oil Thinly slice the cabbage and the red onion, give it a mix together and put into a roasting tin.  Lay the pork chops on top and cook in a 180c oven for 30-40 minutes, turning the chops halfway through. PG

Portly Cooks | Çilbir

2 Eggs 2 tbsp Fresh Yoghurt 1 tsp Paprika 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 75g Butter Breakfast needs to be simple and this definitely is, in one pan poach you eggs to how you like them. In the other heat the butter with the paprika and pepper flakes, give it a swirl now and then…

Portly Cooks | Red Lentil Tacos

This is a super cheat meal but tasty too! 50g Red Lentils ½ Sachet Taco Seasoning 150ml Water 1 Vegetable Oxo Taco Shells It doesn’t get simpler, put lentils and the seasoning into a pan with a lid.  Boil the water and dissolve the veg cube, pour the water into the pan, bring back to…

Portly Cooks | Posh Pork?

This one looks like a lot of faff but it genuinely can be on the table in half an hour. Serves 2 2 Pork Belly Slices 1 Bunch Asparagus 1 Packet White Shimeji Mushrooms Cut the tips from the asparagus and then chunk up the stems and boil until tender. I zap them in the…

Portly Cooks | Ali Nazik

I used minced lamb for this but you can use whichever cut you like chunked up. Serves 2 200g Lamb Mince 1 Bell Pepper (diced) 1 tsp Garlic Granules 1 tbsp Turkish Red Pepper Paste (biber salcasi) Olive Oil 1 Medium Aubergine 2-3 tbsp Plain Yoghurt For the lamb, brown the mince in a pan…

Portly Cooks | Pork Knuckle

This one will take sometime but it will be SUPER worth it, chuck it in the slow cooker on a weekend morning, go about your day then come home to this feast. Serves 2 1 Unsmoked Pork Knuckle/Ham Hock Half a head of White Cabbage 75ml White Vinegar 75ml water Salt Cavolo Nero (for token…

Portly Cooks | Garlic and Paprika Butter Prawns

Fresh bread dipped into paprika garlic butter? What more could you want… maybe some prawns to make it extra tasty? Serves 4 20 Prawns (Peeled, Deveined with tails on) 100g Butter 2 tsp Paprika 2 Cloves Garlic The Soda Bread Recipe is Jack Munroe’s and is here Make the bread according to the instructions and…

Portly Cooks | Ameretti Biscuits

Perfect for a cup of coffee or tea! 200g Almond Flour 200g Caster Sugar 2 Egg Whites Half tsp Lemon Juice Half tsp Pistachio Extract Mix almond flour and caster sugar, in a separate bowl whip the egg whites, extract and lemon juice until soft peaks. Fold egg mix into almond flour and sugar. Roll…