Our Recipes Romantic Recipes for Two - Page 12

ASIAN TURKEY SALAD Serves two INGREDIENTS 100g shallots, peeled and very thinly sliced pinch salt, 350g cooked turkey, sliced into strips 400g chinese cabbage, core removed, leaves finely shredded 100g beansprouts 1 carrot, peeled, cut in half, finely shredded 15g mint, basil & coriander leaves, chopped 40g peanuts, roasted in a hot pan, coarsely chopped, plus extra to serve ground black pepper Dressing 3 tbsp fish sauce 3 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp rice vinegar 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp garlic, very finely chopped 2 red chillies, bird’s-eye, finely chopped CHERISHED FOREVER CHOCOLATE MUG BROWNIE Serves two INGREDIENTS METHOD 1. Mix the shallots and salt in a large bowl and set aside for 30 minutes, or until softened. 2. Meanwhile, for the dressing, mix together the dressing ingredients in a separate bowl until well-combined. 3. Just before serving, add the cold turkey strips to the bowl of salted shallots. Mix in the Chinese cabbage leaves, beansprouts, shredded carrot, herbs and peanuts until well-combined. 4. Pour over the dressing, season, to taste, with freshly ground black pepper then mix well until the dressing coats the salad ingredients. 5. To serve, pile the turkey salad into the centre of each of four serving plates. Sprinkle over the remaining chopped roasted peanuts. 2 tbsp butter, melted 2 tbsp water ¼ tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt 4 tbsp granulated or caster sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp plain flour METHOD 1. In a mug, melt the butter in the microwave then add the water, vanilla and salt. Whisk well with a fork. 2. Add the cocoa powder and whisk well. Add sugar, and again whisk well. 3. Finally, add flour and whisk well. 4. Microwave for 60-90 seconds, depending on how gooey you want your brownie. Be careful not to overcook! 5. Dollop some whipped cream on top or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.