My Italian Spicy Chicken with Vermicelli

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I really fancied something Italian tonight, already had most of these Ingredients in my kitchen, so a little of this and a little of that, and voila a tasty and still healthy little Italian Dish.

Serves 2

2 x Chicken Breast cut into chunks

4 tbsp of Paprika

2 nests of Wholegrain Vermicelli

1 Red and 1 Green Pepper – chopped

1 white onion – chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

10-12 Piccolo Tomatoes – halved

250ml tomato passata

1 tbsp chilli

1 tbsp oregano

1 tbsp coriander

1 tbsp basil

1 tsp garlic

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

 

1. Coat the chicken chunks with the paprika and brown in a saucepan or wok with the olive oil

2. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside

3. Put onion, peppers and all spices in pan and cook under slightly tender

4. Add back to the pan the chicken and mix.

5. Then add the tomato passata and red wine vinegar, stir and reduce to a simmer for 5 mins.

6. Meanwhile place the vermicelli in a bowl and cover with boiling water for 4 mins, then add to the pan and stir through for 2 mins.

7. Serve. Yum! Goes well with a lovely glass of Chardonnay. You can also add some parmesan on top for extra flavour.


My Smoked Baked Eggs

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This is a brill Brunch dish.  About 280 Calories per serving. (makes 2 servings)

 

40g Chorizo

1 onion finely chopped

500ml smooth tomato passata

1 tsp smoked paprika (or you can use chilli)

2 eggs

10g cheddar cheese

 

1. Preheat oven to 200 deg. Chop Chorizo into slices or cubes and fry in a pan until juices run, then add in onion and cook until soft, 2-3 mins.

2. Pour in passata and smoked paprika, stir and bring to the boil, simmer for few mins only.

3. Pour mixture into 2 small ovenproof dishes, using a spoon make a well in the middle and crack egg in, making sure not to burst yolks, grate the cheese over the top and bake in the oven for 10-15 mins depending on how you like your eggs.

4. Serve straight from dish.  You may like some crusty bread to mop up sauce. YUM!