Portly Cooks | Leftover Roast Beef Noodles

Roast beef is great because there are usually leftovers. If you saw my last post it was how to cook a roast rib of beef. This one is for the next day, something simple and quick. Leftover Roast Beef 1 Nest of Noodles 20ml Soy Sauce Cut a couple of slices of roast beef into…

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 | Teriyaki Chicken Udon

Udon noodles have to be my favourite kind of noodle, and mixed with some Sriracha Teriyaki Chicken, for me at least it’s heaven in a bowl. 1 Packet Amoy Straight to Wok Noodles 1 Chicken Breast 50ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce 20g Honey 20g Sriracha 1 clove Garlic (crushed) Handful of fresh Rocket In a bowl…

Portly Cooks | Swordfish Noodles

Swordfish is one of those meaty fish that most people will have on skewers or as a steak on holiday, in a beautiful bay somewhere next to the Mediterranean. I decided I would try something I had never tried before. It looks a little bit like pork when it’s a whole loin, so I thought…

Portly Cooks | Beef and Rice Stir Fry

Lunch can be a pretty boring affair sometimes, just an endless game of what can I put between two slices of bread to munch at my desk while I secretly watch YouTube videos at work.  Well it doesn’t always have to be like that, you can actually have something tasty, super quick and easy to…

Comfort Food at its best! Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

Is there anything more comforting than a big pile of noodles just waiting for you to dive in? in my opinion very few things come close to noodles when you’re craving just that.  This one was a kind of I need to use up what I have in the cupboards kind of dish. 2 nests…

Quick and easy food – Tuna Sliders

Need something quick and mega tasty for your dinner? Look no further than the Tuna Slider! It is literally 3 ingredients and takes about a minute to cook, shove it in a brioche bun and you have yourself a winner! 250g Tuna ½ white onion 15ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce You can do this the easy…

Lunch is a tricky thing sometimes…

Lunch is always a tricky question for me, sandwiches? Wraps? Salad…? Ok well maybe not salad but it can be a tricky thing to work out, specially when you’ve cooked and eaten the night before and really aren’t feeling more food. This one though I thought worked rather nicely and also served as my main…

Dijon, Soy and Lemon Marinade for Fish

I love a good marinade, it gives a whole new dimension to a dish as the flavours have more time to make whatever you’re marinating that little bit more special.  Tuna is a tricky one, to be fair trying to work out whether to cook it or not is hard enough so finding a marinade…