Archive for the ‘Barbeque & Grilled food’ Category

This is something I just came up with out of the blue – It came out SO fantastic that its quite a common dish at my place now. Basically, I stuffed some fine chicken breast slices with some of my fav condiments, sealed them into pockets (with toothpicks) & baked them!     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 3 – CookTime 25mins       Ingredients: 3 fine slices of chicken breast 3 tbsp of fresh chopped avocado 3 tbsp of [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Jun - 4 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST

This is clearly one of India’s most popular dishes, served as tikkas (small bite-size chunks) or in a curry/gravy called ‘chicken tikka masala. You’ve probably had it in an Indian Restaurant or visiting Indian folks for a meal & thought – Gosh, I’d LOVE to make that! Well, now you can! PrepTime 5mins – MarinateTime 2-3hrs – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins Ingredients: 1 kg chicken (breast or thigh) skinless and cut into 2″ chunks 1 cup fresh yoghurt (should [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Jan - 23 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Bell-peppers stuffed with a flavorful mix of minced meat & vegetables like carrots & potatoes. (If you’re a vegetarian, look up the Veg. Stuffed Bell-Peppers recipe on this site.)       PrepTime 20mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins   Ingredients : 4 medium bell peppers of any color 1/4kg minced meat 1 medium finely chopped onion 1 medium size potato – cut in small cubes 1 carrot – cut as the potatoes 2 green chilies – chopped 1/2 [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Oct - 2 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

A super-easy, super-quick & super-delicious dish of tender, juicy & tangy¬† grilled chicken breast – Healthy & nutritious, too!       PrepTime 20mins – Serves 4-5 -CookTime 15mins   Ingredients: 3 large chicken breasts, each cut into 3 pcs. 4 cloves of garlic – minced Juice of 1 lemon 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 tbsp fresh ground black pepper salt to taste 1 beaten egg Crushed red pepper to taste (optional) Cooking Instructions: Combine all the ingds in a [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 29 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

This is probably my most fav Thai starter.. I LOVE love LOVE it & so I made it for a few friends for a BBQ last night & was blown away by how blown away they were! LOL.. So, here’s my special recipe, something I’m sure you all will replicate over & over again..   PrepTime 40mins – Serves 6 – CookTime 12mins     Ingredients: 6 skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1″-wide strips 1 package wooden skewers For [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 29 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

I LOVE THIS!!! And its not because I’ve lived in the gulf for over 20yrs but because its simply one of the tastiest, easiest & excitingly Arabic dishes in the world; certainly the most sought-after dish after Falafels. Super nutritious, healthy if grilled and juicy if done right like this…     PrepTime 25mins – Serves 5 – CookTime 30mins   Ingredients: 2lbs/ 1kg approx. lean ground lamb or beef (or a mix of them) 1 small onion, finely chopped [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 29 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Made this last night, just out of the blue, with whatever ingredients I could get hold of. Its simple, quick & such a treat for the family – an instant HIT!       PrepTime 5mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins       Ingredients: 4 pieces of chicken – I used leg-thigh pairs Juice of 2 limes 1/2 tsp garlic-ginger paste 1/2 tsp cumin pwd 1 tsp pepper pwd 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd 1/4 tsp red-chili pwd salt [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 29 - 2011 3 Comments READ FULL POST

Made some Seekh Kebabs for dinner tonight & used my special secret recipe to get the most soft, light, juicy & flavorful kebabs ever! Try this & you’ll never make them hard, heavy, dry or bland again!     PrepTime 5mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins   Ingredients: 300g lean minced beef 1 onion – finely chopped 2 eggs – beaten 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 tsp chili pwd 1/2 tsp pepper pwd 1/2 tsp dried parsley 1/2 tsp [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 28 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Had a pot-luck BBQ at home this past weekend & had the pleasure of meeting funnyguy Amit thru a common friend who brought him along. His contribution to the potluck were these amazing soft, delicious & juicy turkey (healthy!!) kebabs – something I’ll be making A LOT at home now! Thanks, Amit! PrepTime 2-3hrs – Serves 5 – CookTime 20mins.         Ingredients: 1lb Ground Turkey 1 cup fresh cliantro leaves a handful of fresh mint leaves Salt [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

This dish is sheer genius ‘FOODIFIED’ .. lol. If you’ve got any fresh minced meat – chicken, turkey, beef, etc.. just marinate it and either fry/bake the cutlets or just grill/ bbq them on skewers. Fast & Fantastic!     PrepTime 10mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins         Ingredients: 1/2kg minced meat 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup chopped coriander 1/4 cup chopped mint/parsley 1 onion – minced 1/4 tsp pepper pwd 1/4 tsp chili pwd 1/4 [...]

Posted by mearl223 On Sep - 18 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST

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