Wednesday, December 08, 2004

Sesame Chicken Salad

Serves 4

4 chicken breast fillets
1 egg white
3/4 cup sesame seeds
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 small butter lettuces
4 green onions, shredded

1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup soy sauce

Lightly brush chicken with egg white & press both sides into sesame seeds.
Heat frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add oil & chicken to pan & cook ofor 1-2 minutes each side or until golden.
Reduce heat to low, cover & cook for 5-8 minutes or until cooked through.
To make dressing, combine honey & soy.
To serve, slice each chicken breast into four pieces.
Cut lettuces in half & top with onions, chicken & dressing.

Caramel Banana Tarte Tatin

Serves 4

80g butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp single cream
3 bananas, sliced lengthwise
1 sheet ready-prepared puff pastry

Preheat oven to 200ÂșC.
Place butter, sugar & cream in 22cm ovenproof frying pan.
Stir mixture over medium heat until sugar has melted & caramel is simmering.
Remove from heat & add bananas, cut side down, to fit over base of pan.
Cut out rough circle of pastry to fit on top of bananas, place over & bake for 20 minutes or until pastry is puffed & golden.
Stand for 5 minutes before inverting onto serving plate.
Serve with thick (double) cream or ice-cream.

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