Main courses

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

  • 21 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...

  • 22 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...

  • 23 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...

  • 24 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...

  • 25 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...

  • 26 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...

  • 27 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...

  • 28 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...

  • 29 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...

  • 30 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...

  • 31 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...

  • 32 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...

  • 33 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...

  • 34 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...

  • 35 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...

  • 36 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...

  • 37 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...

  • 38 One pan roast of Norwegian Cod loin, green beans, new potatoes with lemon & olive oil
    Ideal for Sunday lunch, this delicious, easy roast creates the minimum of mess in the kitchen. Packed full of citrus punch, you’ll have this dish on the table in no...

  • 39 Roasted lemon sole with butter bean mash
    Serves: 4Preparation time: 5 minutesCooking time: 10-15 minutes Ingredients4 whole lemon sole2 lemons, 1 sliced, 1 zested and juiced335g pack cherry tomatoes by Sainsbury's, halved185g jar pitted black olives by...

  • 40 Harissa sea bass with griddled vegetables and couscous
    Serves: 4Preparation time: 10 minutesCooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients1 courgette, trimmed and cut into ribbons using a vegetable peeler2 red pepper, deseeded and cut into thick slices2 red onions, cut...



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