Main course recipes

Recipes and cooking tips for inspirational main dishes.

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  • Thai chilli beef

    Thai chilli beef

    Ingredients (Serves 2-3) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 small beef fillet steaks 100g/4oz baby corn, cut in half 100g/4oz sugarsnap peas 1 jar Sharwood’s…

  • Sweet chilli and lemongrass prawns

    Sweet chilli and lemongrass prawns

    Ingredients (Serves 2-3) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 100g/4oz mange tout, trimmed 100g/4oz baby corn 250g/9oz raw tiger prawns 1 jar Sharwood’s Sweet…

  • Danish red cabbage

    Danish red cabbage

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 red cabbage, about 1.5kg/31/4lb, quartered 50g/2oz unsalted butter, plus extra to taste 1 tbsp brown sugar Freshly squeezed…

  • Traditional roast beef

    Traditional roast beef

    Ingredients (Serves 8) 1 x 3kg/61/2lb bone-in fore rib of beef (2-3 bones) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp hot…

  • Chicken saltimbocca

    Chicken saltimbocca

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 x 175g/6oz boneless and skinless chicken breasts 8 fresh sage leaves 8 thin slices prosciutto ham 2 tbsp plain flour Sea…

  • Mango beef

    Mango beef

    Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 450g/1lb lean beef steak 1 tbsp light soy sauce 3 tsp rice wine or dry sherry 2 tsp cornflour 1 fresh mango 11⁄2 tbsp…

  • Kenny Logan's lasagne

    Kenny Logan's lasagne

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 pack ready-to-cook lasagne sheetsFor the meat sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 sticks…

  • Sausage 'n' mash

    Sausage 'n' mash

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 700g/11/2lb floury potatoes, peeled and cut in even chunks 8 very best sausages 150ml/1/4pt milk, heated 75g/3oz butter Sprigs…

  • Lentil fricassee

    Lentil fricassee

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 200g/7oz green lentils 850ml/11⁄2pt vegetable stock 1 tbsp olive oil 2 large carrots, peeled and diced 1 onion, peeled and…

  • Joanne Harris's lamb tagine

    Joanne Harris's lamb tagine

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 600g/1lb 5oz lamb, diced 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1 Fairtrade cinnamon stick 1/2…

  • Kumala kebab combo

    Kumala kebab combo

    Ingredients (Each recipe makes 8 kebabs)For the beef and cranberry kebabs 6 tbsp cranberry jelly 175ml/6fl oz Kumala Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2…

  • Lesley Waters' turkey koftas

    Lesley Waters' turkey koftas

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 red onions, peeled and cut into wedges 1 large red pepper, deseeded and thickly sliced 3 tbsp olive oil 450g/1lb British…

  • Brian Turner's grilled Dover sole

    Brian Turner's grilled Dover sole

    Ingredients (Serves 4 as a main course) 4 x 450g/1lb whole Dover sole 50g/2oz plain flour Salt and freshly ground black pepper 50g/2oz unsalted…

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