This recipe hails from North India. My mum uses just the right amount of spices to suit all. They're great as a main, sandwich filler or for picnics. Leftovers can be frozen.
This is a luxurious weeknight supper that is both quick to make and delicious. Serve over rice, pasta, or a bed of green veg.
Pan fried chicken breasts topped with tomato, Gouda cheese and slices of avocado.
This is a dish adopted from the Liguria region of Italy combining chicken with tomatoes and black olives.
Tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds, is a favourite ingredient in Middle Eastern cooking. Available from most large supermarkets, it adds a nutty taste and thick creaminess to the dressing for this colourful and nutritious chicken salad. Serve with warmed crusty rolls.
This is a novel way of serving the popular Chinese dish of stir-fried sweet and sour chicken. Here courgettes and bean sprouts are added, and the mixture is folded up in lacy pancakes.
The spiced coating on the chicken breasts cooks to a delicious crunchy crust, keeping the inside flesh really juicy. It's served on a simple avocado, borlotti bean and tomato salad, but add some crusty bread to complete the meal.
This is a great way to cook good-value drumsticks, so that they are moist and tender. A simple barbecue sauce and a mixture of vegetables and beans makes a healthy dish children will love. Serve with a leafy side salad.
Sweet mangoes sharpened with chilli make a luscious dressing for lean chicken breasts, cooked in minutes. Try serving with mixed salad leaves or Roasted Asparagus with Caramelised Shallot Dressing (on this website).
For a delicious starter, stuff fresh mushrooms with a savoury mixture of chicken sausage, vegetables and a sprinkling of cheese. They're surprisingly low in fat because they are not made with pork sausage meat but they still taste great.
Looking for a meal that can be on the table in 30 minutes yet is elegant enough for a dinner party? This dish looks and tastes like it comes from a fine French bistro, but with far healthier ingredients.
Chicken stir-fried with carrots, celery and cabbage, then lightly flavoured with orange and sesame, makes a delicious filling for pancakes. This dish is sure to meet with your family's approval.
This is a hearty meal of chicken and potatoes simmered with Indian spices, tomatoes, Swiss chard and yoghurt. Adjust the spices to taste. Serve it over basmati rice.
Chicken breasts with mushrooms and an indulgent white wine and mustard sauce. A real treat for mushroom lovers!
This is a spicy but succulent dish of chicken livers with a chilli and vinaigrette sauce. It contains brandy as the magic ingredient. It is great for a starter or main. Serve with toasted bread or with fresh bread rolls, and watch your guests mop up the gravy with the bread!
This quick and easy curry uses simple storecupboard ingredients to make a satisfying meal.
Make this dish in high summer when tomatoes are at their best: plump, juicy and intensely flavoured.
This is a recipe created by my partner once when we were trying to make something else and realised we didn't have half the ingredients. It works well served with rice or noodles.
This is a native Philippine dish that is really gorgeous! I've adapted it slightly just to thicken the sauce. Serve on a bed of rice. Once you have tried it as below, try substituting the water for a can of coconut milk.
This is not a proper carbonara but its so tasty!!!