Portly Cooks | Chicken with Crinkle Cut Veg

Who doesn’t love a bit of chicken now and then? This one is made a little bit more jazzy as it has crinkle cut veg thanks to my nifty crinkle cutter! You can of course just use a regular knife if you’re not a sucker for a gimmick kitchen tool. 1 Leg portion of Chicken…

Portly Cooks | Turkey Mince Macaroni

Turkey mince is not something I buy regularly but I wanted to experiment. This one to be fair is not all that ground breaking but I wanted to start off safe. 200g Turkey Mince 75g Macaroni 100g Courgette 100g Mushrooms 1 Beef Oxo Cube ½ tsp Garlic Powder Start off by boiling some water and…

Portly Cooks | Baked Pork Chop with Shredded Sprouts

There is something about a pork chop, it has the answer when you can’t think of what to have for dinner. 1 Pork Chop 6 Brussels Sprouts ½ Medium Courgette 2 Rashers Back Bacon Seasoning Heat the oven to 200c and on a baking sheet season the chop on both sides. Stick it in the…

Portly Cooks | Teriyaki Salmon

This might be better for when you have a little bit of time. It is a little bit of a faff but believe me it is worth it! I first tried Teriyaki in a Mall in The US of all places. I sat in a food court and devoured Teriyaki Chicken and noodles, since then…

Portly Cooks | Chicken and Thighs

This is another one of those, ‘I need to use all this up’ posts. I’ve always got chicken in the freezer and it goes with pretty much anything. Which, it turned out is what I had in my fridge. 2 Chicken Thighs Courgettes Potato Onion Peas This can feed as many people as you need…

Portly Cooks | Italian Stir Fry

Some days you look in the fridge and wonder what the hell am I going to make for dinner this evening. This comes from one of those days. After searching through the fridge and discovering a few things I didn’t even realise I had, cobbling together something half decent to eat was next on the…

Portly Cooks | Chicken Thighs, Courgette and Leaves

I’ll get right to the point, this one is only 3 ingredients, and can be ready in about 20 minutes. What more do you need? 2 chicken thighs (de-boned) 1 courgette Handful of salad leaves This can be made for as many people as you need to feed. 2 chicken thighs per person and then…

Portly Cooks | Baked Lamb Chop, Aubergine and Courgette

We keep being told people are getting busier and busier and have no time to cook. This one should help you out of that problem. 4 Lamb Chops ½ Courgette ½ Aubergine ½ Sun Dried Tomatoes ½ Red Onion Clove of Garlic Balsamic Vinegar As I said this one is nice and simple, a chuck…

Courgette ‘Noodle’ Soup with Sea Bass #EatMoreFish

Noodle soup is one of my comfort foods, my favourite being a tom yum packet version that just makes you feel all warm inside. This one though, is slightly different. The main reason being there actually no noodles anywhere near this noodle soup. The noodles are made from spiralized courgette! Which on the plus side…