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Compiled Recipe – Fruity Potato Salad

Fruity Potato Salad

Ingredients:
* 1 ½ kilo potatoes, peeled
* 1 green apple, cored, cut into thin chunks
* ½ cup dried cranberries
* ½ cup dried mango, chopped
* ½ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
* salt, as needed (to taste)
* ground black pepper, as needed (to taste)
* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 2 tbsp honey
* 1 tsp calamansi juice
* 1/3 cup bleu cheese

Preparations:
1) Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Salt the water, then add the potatoes. Gently boil potatoes until tender. Drain water completely, keeping potatoes in pot. Cover. Set aside to dry.

2) Meanwhile, make the Bleu Cheese Dressing: Whisk ingredients of dressing together in a large bowl.

3) Cut potatoes into chunks. Add apples, dried fruits and walnuts. Toss with dressing and chill until ready to serve.

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Compiled Recipe – Mongolian Chicken

Mongolian Chicken

Ingredients:
* 1 kilo chicken (use thigh fillet), cut into strips or cubes
* salt (to season)
* pepper (to season)
* ½ cup cornstarch
* ¼ cup oil
* 2 tbsp garlic, minced
* 2 tbsp ginger, minced
* ¼ cup oyster sauce
* 1 tbsp sugar
* 2 tbsp sesame oil
* 4 sprigs leeks, white part sliced

Preparations:
1) In a mixing bowl, place the chicken fillet, season with salt and pepper. Add the cornstarch and mix well until all the chicken fillets were coated. Set aside and let it sit for 10 minutes.

2) In a pre-heated frying pan with oil, fry the coated chicken fillets and cook until golden brown.

3) Lower the heat then add the garlic and ginger. Let it cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

4) Add the oyster sauce, sugar and sesame oil and let it simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

5) Add the leeks and serve immediately.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Beef Shawarma Rice

Beef Shawarma Rice

Ingredients:
* 1 tsp ground cumin
* ½ tsp ground turmeric
* 1 tsp salt
* ½ tsp ground black pepper
* 1 pack plain yogurt, around 125 grams
* 1 kilo beef, use beef sirloin, sliced thinly
* 2 tbsp vegetable oil
* steamed rice (to serve)
* 1 head lettuce, shredded
* 4 medium tomatoes, sliced and seeded
* 3 medium white onions, sliced

Preparations:
1) Combine cumin, turmeric, salt, pepper and yogurt in a bowl. Add beef and mix. Marinate for 10 to 15 minutes.

2) Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté beef. Add marinade and simmer for 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.

3) Portion rice among bowls. Top with lettuce, onions and beef.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Tomato and Feta Cheese Bites

Tomato and Feta Cheese Bites

Ingredients:
* 10 medium plum tomatoes
* extra virgin olive oil (to drizzle)
* salt (to season)
* ground black pepper (to season)
* 20 round crackers or crostini
* 20 tsp feta cheese, canneled
* fresh oregano leaves, for garnish

Preparations:
1) Slice plum tomatoes in half and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast in an oven pre-heated to 400˚F for 30 to 40 minutes. Let cool and set aside.

2) Top round crackers or crostini with roasted tomato leaves. Top each tomato with 1 teaspoon crumbled feta cheese and fresh oregano leaves.