Portly Cooks | Sweet and Sour Fish

Serves 2 2 Sea Bream Fillets Flour to dust the fish Oil for frying For the sauce 2 caps Shaoxing Rice Wine 80ml Water ½ tsp Ginger Powder 2 tsp Chilli Bean Paste 2 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Golden Syrup 3 Spring Onions (chopped) 1 small Red Bell Pepper The fish will take no…

Portly Cooks | Soy Braised Pork Belly

Something for the weekend with this one because it is a bit off a faff. 300g Pork Belly 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce 2 tbsp Shaoxing Rice Wine 2 tbsp Honey 2 tsp Smoked Garlic 1 tsp Ground Ginger 2 Star Anise 1 Chicken Oxo Water Cut the pork into…

Portly Cooks | Sweet and Sour Chicken Noodles

Sweet and Sour Chicken is a classic take-out dish, it’s super easy to make at home too! 1 Chicken Breast 20ml Honey 20ml White Wine Vinegar 15ml Soy Sauce 40ml Ketchup 1 nest Wholegrain Noodles ½ Red Bell Pepper 2 leaves Savoy Cabbage Cut the chicken into strips and stir fry in a hot wok…

Portly Cooks | Chicken and Rocket Noodles

Lunch prep is important not only do you know that you’re guaranteed a good meal in the middle of the day. You can show off to your friends while they tuck into a store bought sandwich and it’ll save you some pennies too! 1 Nest Noodles 150g Chicken 20ml Kikkoman Soy Sauce Handful of Rocket…

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 | 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 | 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 |Soy & Salmon Bites

I don’t like salmon. Well let me explain that, I don’t like cooked ‘normal’ salmon, if you know what I mean.  I love smoked salmon and will eat salmon raw until I feel ill cooked fresh salmon though, not for me. So in a bid to try and start eating it again and appeal to…