Portly Cooks | Slow Cooker Chilli

Serves 2 250g Beef Mince 1 White Onion 200ml Passata 1 tin Adzuki Beans 1 Beef Oxo Cube 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tsp Smoked Paprika 1 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning 1 tsp Tabasco Sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce Dice the onion and fry off with the beef. Mix in the…

Portly Cooks | Crab Linguine

Pasta dishes are indulgent anyway, packed with carbs and satisfaction in every bite. This one makes it even more special with Cromer Crab. 100g Linguine 1 Dressed Cromer Crab (about 150g Crab Meat) 1 Red Chilli (finely chopped) 1 Spring Onion (finely chopped) 1 tsp Dried Parsley 1 tsp Garlic Powder Start off by cooking…

Portly Cooks | Pork Chop with Chilli Corn

  I always find it hard to make fun things with sweetcorn. So this is my latest attempt at a jazzy sweetcorn side. 1 Pork Chop 1 tsp All Purpose Seasoning 1 Small Tin Sweetcorn 1 Red Chilli 2 Spring Onion Heat the oven to 200c then, season the pork chop with the all-purpose seasoning…

Portly Cooks | Baked Spiced Beef Pita with Pickles

I was given the recipe for this by my friend Tom. However, I couldn’t find any lamb mince so this is beef and I have changed a few of the spices because of what I had in my cupboard but it’s essentially the same idea. 1 Pita 100g Lean Steak Mince ½ tsp Paprika ½…

Portly Cooks | Pork Chop and Chilli Corn

When you are in need of a quick and easy dinner nothing is better than a pork chop baked in the oven. You can just stick it in there and leave it, grab a shower, have a coffee whatever you need to do.  To go with the pork the simplest of accompaniments that only requires…

Portly Cooks | Lunch | Singapore Style Udon

Recently I’ve been trying to be good and make lunch to take with me rather than spending a fortune on sandwiches. This is a variation on that Take-out classic Singapore Noodles. 1 small Chicken Breast 1 pk Amoy Straight to wok Udon 1 Green Chilli 3 Spring Onions 100g Beansprouts 25ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce 10ml…

Portly Cooks | Satay Octopus and Prawn Udon

I’ve got into making my own Satay sauce recently and I’ve put it on everything, this one is no exception. 1 Small Octopus (Cleaned) 8 Raw King Prawns 1 Packet Amoy Udon Noodles 50g Samphire 1 tbsp Crunchy Peanut Butter 15ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce ½ tsp Cayenne Chilli Powder ½ tsp Ground Ginger 100ml Boiling…

Portly Cooks | Chilli Con Carne with Cauliflower Rice

This is something I make once in a Blue Moon, with the Blue Moon a way off but a Total Eclipse last week, it seemed like a good time to make a Chilli. Well, that and the fact I had some Beef Mince that needed to be used. I think the Eclipse is slightly more…

Portly Cooks | Chilli and Lemongrass, Squid and Prawn Noodles

Squid is my favourite seafood, I will walk across hot coals for deep fried crispy squid, it’s just as good stir fried. Get down to your local fishmonger, get some squid and some prawns and make this one this evening. 1 whole small squid (cleaned and cut into rings) 10 prawns 1 noodle nest Chilli…