13th Feb 2018

Five Heart-healthy Food Recipes

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If it’s good for the heart then its good for the soul and Fiona’s five heart-healthy recipes taste great.

Chicken Korma

Just the right amount of spice gives a kick to Claire’s Low-fat Chicken Korma.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons cold water

  • 1 onion, chopped



  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1/2 inch piece root ginger, peeled and chopped

  • 25g flaked almonds

  • 1 tablespoon low-fat margarine

  • 250g chicken fillet, cubed

  • 5 cardamom pods, split

  • 3 whole cloves

  • 1/2 cinnamon stick

  • pinch coriander seeds

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 300ml tin low fat coconut milk

  • 100ml water

  • Pinch of garam masala

  • Fresh coriander and flaked almonds to garnish


Method
In a food processor, blend the onions, garlic, ginger and almonds with the water in to a smooth paste.
Melt the margarine in a frying pan and fry the chicken cardamom pods, cloves and cinnamon until the chicken is brown, approximately five minutes.
Add the blended paste, coriander and cumin seeds and cook for a further two to three minutes.
Add the coconut milk and water and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook gently for 40 minutes.
Stir through the garam masala before serving on a bed of steamed rice, garnished with chopped, fresh coriander and flaked almonds.

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COMMENTS

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Tib
13th Feb 2018
2:36pm
Looks good I'll give this one a go.
Ella
13th Feb 2018
10:53pm
The spices look good but please omit the use of margarine.....it's rubbish and definately not regarded as healthy by anyone who is up to date with food science.


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