Stir fried udon noodles with chicken and choy sum (384 calories per serve)

November is the month of Melbourne's annual Night Noodle Market. It's being held for some years now but I went for the first time ever last week. They had more than 50 stalls this year, not all of which served noodles. But ever since I went to the market I've been craving noodles ... Laksa … Continue reading Stir fried udon noodles with chicken and choy sum (384 calories per serve)

One Pot Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms

One Pot Chicken and shiitake mushrooms recipe by Yummy Calories

This one pot chicken is perfect as we head into those cooler months of winter. The original recipe was adapted from Annabel Langbein's recipe. It is so easy to make, smells amazing and there is so little to clean up because it's all in one pot. Serves 4 (approx. 599 calories per serve) Prep time … Continue reading One Pot Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms

Fava bean ciabatta with lemon and rosemary grilled chicken (683 calories per serve)

The fava bean ciabatta itself is pretty filling at about 343 calories per serve and could be a meal on its own. But I had a craving for grilled chicken so I had that as well (340 calories per serve). The lemon flavours really tied the bread and chicken together really well. Serves 6 Prep time 20 mins … Continue reading Fava bean ciabatta with lemon and rosemary grilled chicken (683 calories per serve)

Sunday morning omelette with chives and tomato drops (219 calories per serve)

One of my favourite songs is Maroon 5's 'Sunday Morning' and today is just one of those days. I usually have an omelette and a short macchiato for a quick and easy breakfast before I go about my day.  I walked outside to cut some chives and I was greeted with the crisp 12C air and … Continue reading Sunday morning omelette with chives and tomato drops (219 calories per serve)

Splayed roast chicken with marmalade glaze (628 calories per serve)

I'm into this phase of splaying chicken before roasting. I don't know why I haven't been doing this before but I feel as though it's so much better for glazing as it exposes more skin. Glazing looks best with a sugary base and marmalade is great for that. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time … Continue reading Splayed roast chicken with marmalade glaze (628 calories per serve)

One-Pot Chicken Maryland (410 calories per serve)

I had some guests over for dinner and I wanted something that was easy to make and can cook relatively unattended while I clean up the rest of the house. I also wanted something that had wine in it because I would probably be the only one drinking and I didn't want to drink an … Continue reading One-Pot Chicken Maryland (410 calories per serve)

South East Asian chicken rice (770 calories per serve)

+I call this the South East Asian version of Hainanese chicken rice because I have combined some of the Singaporean/Malaysian and the Thai varieties. I have used the same ginger-garlic aromas used in Singapore and Malaysia with the addition of the winter gourd that is normally seen in the Thai varieties. The dish allows for … Continue reading South East Asian chicken rice (770 calories per serve)

Soy and ginger chicken strips (398 calories per serve)

I usually feed my cats raw or boiled chicken for dinner and tonight was no different. I was chopping it up into tiny little pieces and I decided that I would cut a few bits off for myself as well. I took a good portion, around 300g, and cut it up into strips and basically roasted … Continue reading Soy and ginger chicken strips (398 calories per serve)

Lazy Ravioli (356 calories per serve)

I am in the midst of moving house and there are boxes in my living room, encroaching to my kitchen. The messy state of the house somehow makes me feel really lazy ... like I should be a slob to match my environment. It became a battle between my laziness and my hunger ... my … Continue reading Lazy Ravioli (356 calories per serve)