MID WEEK MEALS

A COLLECTION OF RECIPES TO MAKE LIFE THAT LITTLE BIT EASIER DURING THE WEEK. EVERYTHING FROM THE CLASSICS TO FAMILY FAVOURITES.

Shepherd’s Pie with Clonakilty Black Pudding

A delicious twist on the classic that feeds off using the spices from the famous Clonakilty Black Pudding. For more information on Clonakilty Black Pudding visit their website https://www.clonakiltyblackpudding.ie/ #ClonakiltyCreations #CookWithClonakilty Serves 6 Ingredients 1 onion diced 2 carrots diced Olive oil 2/3 sprigs of fresh thyme 1lb of lamb/beef mince 200g of Clonakilty black…

Beef Satay

Satay is a delicious peanut sauce which can be served with any meat you like. You can use chunky peanut butter if you like a crunchy texture. Serves 4 Ingredients 400g sirloin steak ½ onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, crushed ¼ stick of lemon grass, bashed and chopped finely olive oil 2 tablespoons mild…

Prosciutto Chicken

A simple way of adding lovely flavour to your chicken breasts. This is a popular mid-week meal in our home in Cavan. Sometimes you’d swear we were Italian! Serves 4 Ingredients olive oil 2 handfuls of spinach leaves sea salt 4 chicken breasts 1 ball of mozzarella cheese, sliced 8 slices of prosciutto ham 8…

Crispy Duck Noodles

Here’s my take on the popular Chinese takeaway dish. The crispier the duck is, the better. Once you have the duck ready you can put this dish together in 5 minutes. If you don’t have the time to cook the duck, I recommend buying pre-cooked confit duck legs for this recipe. Serves 2 Ingredients 2…

Quick & Simple Pad Thai

This isn’t your authentic Pad Thai recipe, but it’s a simple twist on it that tastes very similar and uses easily accessible ingredients that we have here in Ireland. You can always substitute your favourite meats like chicken or beef if you don’t like prawns. Most supermarkets now stock smoked garlic and baby spring onions….

Leftover Lamb Masala

A great way to use up that leftover lamb meat.   Ingredients 400g of leftover roast lamb/turkey Half an onion sliced 2 cloves of garlic chopped 1tbsp of chopped lemongrass Half a red chilli chopped 1 tbsp. garam masala 1 tsp. turmeric 2 tbsps. of tomato puree 1 tin coconut milk Seasalt to taste For…

Spice Bag Recipe

Everyone loves a treat. This one wont make you feel as guilty. Ingredients For the chicken: 2 chicken fillets (sliced into small strips) 200g of ground almonds 1/2 tsp of cumin 2 eggs beaten 1tsp of coconut oil   For the chips: 4 medium sized maris pipers washed 1 onion sliced 1tbsp of coconut oil…