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Mexican chicken mole

Mexican chicken mole Chilli/chocolate sauce, need I say more?! 10 mins 1 hour 265 kcal 10 mins 1 hour 265 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I first came across this in Mexico 14 years ago- I couldn’t believe I had never heard of it before! The sauce is an amazing combination of chocolate and chilli, and …

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Lemon chicken penne

Lemon chicken penne A lovely fresh and delicious summery pasta dish 5 mins 15 mins 430 kcal 5 mins 15 mins 430 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY We have a favourite new roast chicken recipe from my newest cookbook, Sirocco ( absolutely amazing book by the way!)– it uses the zest of 2 oranges and 2 lemons, so …

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Slow-cooker chipotle chilli chicken

Slow-cooker chipotle chilli chicken A really tasty, smoky chilli chicken which is fall-apart tender from slow-cooking 5 mins 3 hours 316 kcal 5 mins 3 hours 316 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I threw this meal together as I hadn’t got anything planned and only had about 10 minutes in the day to get something prepared- …

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Skinny chicken tikka masala

Skinny chicken tikka masala A chicken tikka masala so delicious that you wouldn’t even know it’s healthy! 10 mins 35 mins 249 kcal 10 mins 35 mins 249 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Chicken tikka masala is one of my all time favourite meals- I know it’s not a proper curry, but there’s a reason that it’s become …

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Enchilada bake

Enchilada bake A delicious Mexican-inspired bake. 10 mins 45 mins 431 kcal 10 mins 45 mins 431 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY This was my solution for not eating loads of wraps when I have fajitas or enchiladas! it’s layered up like a lasagne, using loads of yummy Mexican layers! In this one I used my homemade …

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Pad Thai

Pad Thai A super satisfying and incredibly tasty noodle dish. 15 mins 15 mins 540 kcal 15 mins 15 mins 540 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY more effort SERVES 8 Difficulty more effort I have a very soft spot for Pad Thai, not from when I actually travelled in Thailand sadly (I was only 18 and had never heard of it …

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Mexican layered chicken bake

Mexican layered chicken bake A delicious layered Mexican dish which tastes so good and is completely guilt-free! 15 mins 45 mins 374 kcal 15 mins 45 mins 374 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Mexican food is a real love of mine, fajitas are often a Saturday night treat for us, but unfortunately wraps generally aren’t wholesome …

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Thai chicken curry

Thai chicken curry Replacing coconut milk with low fat coconut yoghurt removes a lot of the calories but none of the taste! 15 mins 30 mins 261 kcal 15 mins 30 mins 261 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Thai curry is such a classic- I used to make it at least once a week and always …

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Pulled Persian chicken

Pulled Persian chicken A rich and spicy slow-cooked chicken dish. 20 mins 2 hours 45 mins 254 kcal 20 mins 2 hours 45 mins 254 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY This year I cooked an alternative Christmas dinner for a group of friends, a Persian feast (you can read all about my Friendsmas by clicking here, as well …