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.

  • Serves: 2
  • prepTime: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 25 minutes
  • 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.

Chilli Jam

Our chilli jam is ideal partner for cheese. You can even use this chilli jam in your sandwiches. You can even serve our chilli jam with our deep fried brie.

 Chilli Jam
  • Serves: 6 Jars
  • PrepTime: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes
  • 150g red chilli’s (Deseeded and roughly chopped)
  • 150g red peppers (Deseeded and roughly chopped)
  • 1kg jam sugar
  • 600ml cider vinegar
  • 6 sterillised Jars
Preparation method
Step 1 Start by sterilising your jars. (Wash them well and place in a pre heated oven at 140 deg for 20 minutes  Jars
Step 2 Put the chilli’s and the red peppers in to a food processor and pulse until they are finely chopped.  Blitz chilli and red pepper
Step 3 Place a pan on a low heat, dissolve the sugar in the cider vinegar  Vinegar and sugar
Step 4 Once the sugar is dissolved add the chilli and the red peppers to the pan and bring to the the boil. Once boiling bring to a rolling boil (103 -105 C) for 10 minutes. Take off the heat and let cool.  image
Step 5 The liquid will start to become syrupy.
After 40 minutes or so you will notice that the syrup has become a lot thicker, the chilli should be evenly distributed in the liquid and should not rise or fall when gently stired. Transfer the Jam in to your sterillised jars and seal tightly.