Butter chicken

This is my friend’s granny’s recipe that I LOVE. I’ve tweaked it over the years and love it.

WINNER! BANTING RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 1 tin Indian tomatoes
  • 1T oil
  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 2T butter
  • 1t cumin
  • 1t curry powder
  • 1t paprika
  • 1/2 t cinnamon
  • 2t ginger
  • 1t garam masala
  • pinch chilli
  • 1t salt
  • 1t xylitol
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Small tub full cream yoghurt

Directions

  • Blend tomatoes
  • Add oil to a hot pan and brown chicken then remove from the pan
  • Add butter and spices and fry for a minute or 2 (until you can smell the spices well)
  • Add tomatoes, salt, lemon juice and xylitol
  • Put the chicken back in the pan and simmer for 1 hr
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream
  • (I like to eat this with cauli rice)
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BAKED EGGS

I decided to try baked eggs… turns out, I love them

WINNER! BANTING RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs (per person)
  • feta
  • slices of jalapenos (to taste)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Add eggs to an oven safe bowlIMG_7438
  • Bake at 180* for 15 minutes
  • Add the feta and jalapenos and put back into the oven for another 5 minutes (or until eggs are set)
  • Add salt and pepper and serve
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frozen vanilla mousse

This is the yummiest dessert

WINNER! BANTING RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 6 T xylitol icing sugar
  • 1t vanilla essence

Directions

  • Separate the eggs yolks from the eggs whites
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff, then add in 2T xylitol icing sugar and beat until shiny
  • In a 2nd bowl combine cream and milk and beat until it starts to thicken, then add in 2T xylitol icing sugar and beat until stiff
  • In a 3rd  bowl, beat the egg yolks with the remaining 2T xylitol icing sugar until thick and pale
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  • Combine all 3 mixtures in one bowl with the vanilla essence and fold well
  • Pop in the freezer to set
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