Helen's Home Cooking
Not being fans of fad diets, especially ones that cut out food groups or are so restrictive that they make life miserable, we wanted to provide you with an effective route to a more balanced lifestyle.
One of the key areas in which you can improve your health, is to cook as many meals as possible with fresh ingredients. We understand it can be difficult to find time to shop and prepare meals when you have a busy life. To make things a little easier, we have enlisted Helen's help, giving you her fuss free, family favourite recipes. Read more about Helen here: helens-home-made
Helen's Quick and Easy Chicken Curry
This is a really quick, easy and healthy(ish) mild chicken curry, the kids should be able to eat this one as it's not too spicy. Great for a Monday night if you have any left over chicken from the weekend.
4 x skinless chicken breasts - chopped
2 x shallots or 1 x small onion - finely sliced
Juice of 2 x limes
150g sugar snap peas
100g baby sweetcorn - sliced lengthways
400g pak choi leaves - separated
3 level tbsp tikka paste
pinch of sugar
200ml reduced fat coconut milk
400ml vegetable stock
Rice to serve
Heat 1tbsp of oil in a pan, add shallots (or onion) and fry for 3-4 mins, until softened.
Add chopped chicken and stir fry until meat starts to turn golden and is cooked thoroughly.
Add tikka paste and stir for 1 minute.
Add coconut milk and veg stock, bring to the boil, reduce to a simmer for ten mins.
Add lime juice, sugar, simmer for a further 5 mins
Meanwhile boil sweet corn, sugar snap peas and pak choi in a separate pan for 4 mins, then combine with other ingredients and mix thoroughly for 1 minute. Sprinkle with fresh coriander.
Serve with rice.