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Grilling Chicken

Rubbing spices and seasonings onto chicken before grilling gives it high-impact flavour. If you blend the spices with oil first, you’ll have twofold success: The oil helps seal in the juices and prevent the chicken from sticking to the grate. Basting is the hands-down secret to sensational wings. Make your own sauce by using sweet…

Thai Chicken Cabbage Salad

Chicken Pita Pizzas 26 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 4 Ingredients 2 cups Irvine’s Chicken Breasts, cooked and sliced 8 flat pita breads 1/4 cup barbecue sauce, plus 8 tablespoons, divided 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 cups mozzeralla cheese, grated Fresh coriander for topping, if desired Instructions Preheat oven to…

Tender Chicken

Keep chicken from drying out in the refrigerator by keeping it tightly wrapped. Leaving the skin on the chicken when cooking to help hold in juices and increase tenderness. To keep breast area of chicken from drying out during roasting, place a piece of foil over this area. Remove during last 30 minutes of roasting time to…

Making Mayonnaise

COOKING TIP: If the mayonnaise separates after the oil is added, the mixture has broken. To bring it to a creamy state, add an egg yolk and 1 teaspoon tepid water to a clean bowl, and slowly add the broken mayonnaise while whisking constantly. Then, whisk in 1/4 cup more oil.

Garlic Mayonnaise

Garlic Mayonnaise 8 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 1 Ingredients 2 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup vegetable oil Coarse salt and ground pepper Instructions Place egg yolks in a food processor. (To avoid using raw eggs, substitute yolks…

Cooking Chicken

Covered chicken takes longer to cook in the oven than uncovered chicken. When frying, grilling, broiling, or sautéing chicken, remove pieces as they get done to avoid overcooking while finishing other pieces. White meat and smaller pieces, such as breasts and wings, will cook faster than dark meat pieces, such as legs and thighs. Do…

Crispy Chicken Samoosas

Crispy Chicken Samoosas 8 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 4 Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 2 Irvine’s Chicken Breasts, halved ½ onion, finely chopped ⅛ tsp cumin ½ tsp coriander, finely chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 egg, lightly beaten sesame seeds Instructions Preheat oven to 190°C. Cut…

Egg & Mushroom Bake

Egg & Mushroom Bake 3 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 2 Ingredients 2 tbsps butter 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 2 slices ham, chopped 1 tsp fresh oregano leaves, chopped 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated 2 tbsps cream 4 Irvine’s Eggs salt and freshly ground black pepper Instructions Adjust oven rack to…

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

Mexican Scrambled Eggs 3 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 2 Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tortillas 1 tomato, deseeded and roughly chopped 1 spring onion, roughly chopped 1 green chilli, deseeded and chopped 4 Irvine’s Eggs, beaten 1 pinch salt Instructions Heat the vegetable oil in a heavy-based frying pan.…

Halloween Deviled Eggs

Halloween Deviled Eggs 3 November 2016 by OUT OF AFRICA Media Category Recipes Persons 12 Ingredients 6 Irvine’s Eggs, hard-boiled and peeled 60g mayonnaise 1 tsp mustard 3/4 tsp white wine vinegar Salt and pepper, to taste 12 Black Olives Instructions Cut the hard-boiled Irvine’s Eggs in half. Arrange the egg white shells cut side up…