Put zing in your creations with chilli jam
IF YOU have chilli jam or chilli sauce in your pantry, this is the perfect dressing to put together to dress salads, steamed or boiled vegetables or stir-fries. Feel free to substitute the chilli jam for your favourite tomato relish for an accompaniment to grilled or baked fish, chicken or pork.
Chilli jam and ginger dressing
Makes 1 cup INGREDIENTS:
3 tbs chilli jam
1 tbs minced ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup light olive oil (you can also use peanut or sunflower oil)
¼ cup vinegar
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and combine until smooth.
This will keep in the fridge for up to a month.
Honey, orange and mustard dressing
This is a perfect dressing for chicken, duck or roast pumpkin, sweet potato or similar. It has a lovely sweetness thanks to the orange juice and honey and makes a fantastic marinade for pork, fish and prawns before grilling or barbecuing.
Makes 1½ cups INGREDIENTS:
2 tbs honey
150ml extra virgin olive oil tbs cider vinegar
½ cup fresh orange juice
1 tsp seeded mustard (optional)
Salt and pepper
METHOD: Combine all of the ingredients in a jar and shake before using. 3