Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 Seafood Risotto
    You’ll find a version of Risotto ai Frutti di Mare at most Italian seaside resorts. It’s Michela’s favourite summer beach food and she eats it every time we hit the...

  • 22 Chiappa family pizza
    This recipe is super-simple and works really well with an outdoor pizza oven or a regular kitchen oven. Miki’s favourite toppings are mushroom and onion; Emi likes mascarpone, sliced cherry...

  • 23 St George's Day: 5 diet tips for traditional English dishes
    As the nation and its famous English roses celebrate St George's Day – while looking after their waistline – HELLO! Online has 5 diet tips to make that English favourite...

  • 24 Ken Hom’s Thai green curry
    Serves: 2Ingredients 225g boneless chicken breast diced into 1inch pieces1 tsp light soy sauce1 tsp shaoxing rice wine1 tsp sesame oil1 tsp cornflour1 tbsp groundnut oil1 ½ tbsp finely sliced...

  • 25 Ken Hom’s sweet and sour chicken recipe
    Serves: 2Ingredients200g sliced chicken breast2 tbsp rapeseed oil2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped2 tsp finely chopped ginger1 tsp grated orange zest1 tsp grated lemon zest100g diced onion or shallots½ a...

  • 26 7 Easter main course recipe ideas
    Make a feast to remember this Easter Sunday with our top 7 Easter recipe ideas for main courses. From traditional Slow roast spring lamb and Windsor Crown Roast of Lamb...

  • 27 Top 10 Thai recipes
    Chicken satay, pad Thai, crab cakes and Thai green curry are just a few of the delightful aromatic dishes that make Thai cuisine so famous all over the world. Not...

  • 28 Delicious low-budget recipes from internet sensation A Girl Called Jack
    A Girl Called Jack 's recipe blog has won Jack Monroe thousands of global readers, the 2013 Fortnum and Mason Judges' Choice Award and internet sensation status to boot. And...

  • 29 10 fabulous fish dishes for a high-protein, low-calorie diet
    As diet trends come and go, one dish will always remain at the top of the health food list. With its high-protein, low-calorie content, fish is the perfect option for...

  • 30 Quick Massaman curry
    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb lean beef or lamb strips15ml/1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil1 onion, peeled and sliced30ml/2 tbsp Massaman curry paste400ml/14 fl oz can...

  • 31

    Flat iron sirloin steaks with flaming mayonnaise

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time:Rare: 2 minutes on each sideMedium Rare: 3-4 minutes on each sideMedium: 5-7 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean Flat iron steaksSalt and freshly milled...

  • 32

    Open steak sandwiches

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: (Based on a 2cm/¾inch thick steak)Rare: 2½ minutes on each sideMedium: 4 minutes on each sideWell done: 6 minutes on each sideIngredients 2 lean...

  • 33

    Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely...

  • 34

    Slow roast spring lamb with olives

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 2½ hoursIngredients 900g/2lb lean half leg lambSalt and freshly milled black pepper30ml/2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil6 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 sprigs...

  • 35

    Roasted lamb rump with potatoes, asparagus and mint dressing

    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 40 minutesIngredients 1 lean lamb rump portion (weighing 225-375g/8-12oz)Salt and freshly milled black pepper5ml/1 tsp dried oregano400g/10oz baby new potatoes, thinly sliced45ml/3 tbsp rapeseed...

  • 36

    Piquant mini burgers with apple and chilli slaw

    Makes: 10-12 mini burgersPreparation time: 25 minutes plus 20 minutes chilling timeCooking time: under 10 minutesIngredients 450g/1lb beef minceSalt and freshly milled black pepperGrated zest of 1 small lemon30ml/2 tbsp...

  • 37

    Spiced lamb skewers with blackberry quinoa salad

    Look out for packs of mixed red and white quinoa with bulgur wheat, which cooks in just 10 minutes and makes a great change from rice. Any leftovers can be...

  • 38

    Peppered Norwegian Salmon with pasta and mushrooms

    A fiery and flavoursome dish that is wholesome and rich in protein. An excellent choice for a hearty fish supper.Serves: 4 Ingredients For the salmon: 600g Norwegian salmon fillet (without...

  • 39

    Trout kale and fennel risotto

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients2 tbsp vegetable oil by Sainsbury's2 bulbs fennel, trimmed and sliced250g Arborio risotto rice by Sainsbury's1.2 litres vegetable stock, made with...

  • 40

    Crisp-skinned coley fillets with sesame stir-fry salad

    Serves: 4Preparation time: 5 minutesCooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients1 tbsp toasted sesame oil2 tbsp light soy sauce by Sainsbury's1 tsp caster sugar1 tsp grated fresh ginger1 red chilli, deseeded and...



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