Join host Ben Logan Sng, Singapore Sport Institute Dietitian Dr. Ricco and Selina as we whip up 3 delectable dishes for you today.
- Bbq chicken and mushroom w Kailan
- Steamed coconut bun
- Honey baked apples
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BBQ Chicken (Serves 4)
2x 200g skinless chicken breasts
140g mixed mushrooms
3 Tbsp hoisin / Chinese BBQ sauce, plus extra to serve
200g of kai lan / Chinese greens
1Tbsp low salt soy sauce
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
½ bunch of coriander / parsley
3 Tbsp sesame seeds
50g pickled ginger (optional)
1 fresh red chilli (optional)
1. Place 5cm of water in the bottom of a wok and bring to a simmer.
2. Cut the chicken into 1cm strips and toss in a bowl with roughly torn mushrooms, hoisin /BBQ sauce and juice of ½ a lime and a pinch of salt.
3. Put chicken and mushrooms into a steamer basket, add the kai lan, place in the wok and cover to steam for 10 minutes.
4. Peel the cucumber in long thin strips with a potato peeler. Toss in a bowl with the soy sauce and rice vinegar and a few torn coriander/parsley leaves.
5. Toast the sesame seeds for a few minutes until golden. Place in a side dish.
6. Serve the chicken mushrooms with a side dish of sesame seeds, pickled cucumber and ginger, sliced red chilli and extra sauce. Lovely with steamed coconut buns.
Steamed Coconut Buns (Serves 4)
1 cup of light coconut milk
2 heaped cups of self-raising flour
1. Pour the coconut milk and flour into a mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
2. Lightly flour a clean bench surface, flour hands so dough does not stick to your fingers.
3. Place the dough mix on the floured surface, and knead to combine. Add a pinch more flour if dough is too wet. Roll into a sausage shape and cut into 8 even sized pieces.
4. Place 5cm of water in the bottom of a wok and bring to a simmer.
5. Place each piece into a muffin cup and place into a steamer basket. Steam in the wok for 5-10 minutes until hard.
6. Serve with steamed chicken and mushrooms, Chinese greens and pickled vegetables.
Self-saucing honey baked apples with chocolate and walnuts (Serves 4)
¼ cup dark chocolate pieces
¼ cup walnuts
¼ cup honey
4 green apples
4 tsp butter
½ cup boiling water
1. Pre-heat oven to 200 Degree Celsius
2. Break walnuts under a clean tea towel with a rolling pin. Combine dark chocolate pieces, broken walnuts and honey on a bowl.
3. Slice off a little from the top and bottom the apples. Core the apples and score around the circumference.
4. Fill apples with the chocolate mixture. Top each apple with 1 tsp of butter.
5. Pour hot water into an ovenproof dish and place apples in the dish.
6. Bake for 20-30 minutes.
7. Serve hot with the apple juices and some vanilla ice cream!