Chips / Fry’s – Home made – SYN FREE

You like Chips. Why not make your own simple to do and taste they taste better the the types you can by in the freezer isle of the local supper market.

Swoop the oil with Fry Light mist spray to be Slimming world SYN free.

You can also add some extra flavour by sprinkling with various spices on such as paprika or curry powder or why not try the merguez spice mix.

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30-40 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • roughly 5 tbsp Rapeseed or olive oil
Preparation method
Step 1 Pre Heat oven to 200c
Step 2 Chop potatoes in to chip shapes. Leave the skin on, however, if you wish this can be removed.
Step 3 Place the chipped potatoes in to a sauce pan of cold water and Bring to the boil. Once the water starts to boil remove from the heat and drain chips.
Step 4 Evenly distribute the part boiled chips to an oven tray. Coat the chips in the oil. (Remember to swoop for Fry Light mist spray if you want this to be SYN free. It is also at this point you can sprinkle your chosen spice on to the chips if using.
Step 5 Place the baking tray in to the oven and cook for 30 minutes turning the chips half way through. Leave in oven longer if chips require.
Step 6 All that left to do is serve!

 

Merguez Spice mix – use with chips, crisps or nachos

This is a spice mix that is based on the flavours of the North African sausage. You can use this spice mix to enhance your meat, chicken, home made oven chips or home made Nachos by simply sprinkling on your meat, chicken, home made oven chips or home made Nachos before you place in the oven.

If you double up the quantiles you can keep stored in an air tight container for another day.

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  • Serves: N/A
  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: N/A minutes
  • Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp paprika (smoked and spicy if available)
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
Preparation method
Step 1 grind the cumin,fennel, coriander, peppercorns in a mortar and pestle to a fine powder.
Step 2 add the paprika , chilli powder and salt and mix
Step 3 Ta-dah! all done.  Just sprinkle on your meat, chicken, chips or nachos before you cook in the oven

Chilli minced beef noodles – Can be SYN FREE!

If like me, you like spicy food then this is a great easy to cook dinner. Oh, and this dinner can be a Slimming world dinner that can easily be made SYN free by replacing the sugar with sweetener.

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  • Serves: 2
  • prepTime: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes
Ingredients
  • 150g Noddles (based on 75g serving per person or 1 nest per person)
  • 200g extra lean minced beef less then 5% fat
  • 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar (replace with sweetener for SYN Free)
  • 1 red chilli chopped ( add more or less if required)
  • 1 tsp chilli paste
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 Green pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove chopped or crushed
  • 1-2 spring onions chopped to garnish (optional)
  •  Fry Light mist spray oil
Preparation method
Step 1 Cook noodles as per packet instruction, drain and leave to cool.
Step 2 Spray Fry Light mist oil in to a wok and add minced beef, red chilli, onion, garlic, ginger, red and green pepper. Fry until the mince in cooked (Browned)
Step 3 Add chilli paste, soy sauces and sugar. Fry for a couple of minutes.
Step 4 Add cooked noodles to the wok with the minced beef and mix. Once noodles are coated and heated through serve and garnish with chopped spring onion.

Nachos / Chips – Slimming World SYN free!

Its Friday night, and you watching a film curled up on the couch. You reach for the Nacho’s, Crisps or chips and then your slimming world voice tells you to STOP. Well not any more! below is an alternative to shop nachos and they a Slimming World SYN free!

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  • Serves: 2-3
  • prepTime: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • Dried lasagna sheets – 8 nacho’s per sheet you do the math!
  • Salt
  • Fry Light mist spray
  • Any type of seasoning that you want
Preparation method
Step 1 Pre heat the oven to around 200C
Step 2 Cook your lasagne sheets according to the instruction on the packet
Step 3 Once the lasagne sheets are cooked (soft to touch), drain and cut into triangle shapes (see picture —>)  image
Step 4 Transfer your cut triangle shaped Nacho’s to non stick baking tray and spray one side with the Fry Light mist spray and sprinkle salt.  It is at this point that you can sprinkle your own preferred seasoning.  image
Step 5 Now place baking tray in to the pre heated oven for approx 10 – 15 minutes, turn nacho’s over half way through.
Step 6 Ta-Dah! Syn free Nacho’s

For different seasoning Idea’s try cajin spices, paprika, curry powder or our Merguez spice mix.  Just use your imagination!