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Chicken With Salami

Some nights you just need something quick that uses up what’s in the fridge.

This concoction is great popped on top of a big salad.

I’ve used a felino salami here but just use any salami that you enjoy eating.

Serves 6.

Ingredients

800g diced chicken, breast of thighs

200g salami, finely diced

1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges

Pinch chilli flakes

Salt and pepper

100g baby spinach

Method

Heat a large, non stick pan over medium heat.

Once hot, add the salami and fry until the fat begins to render. Now add the onion and cook until just beginning to soften.

Using a slotted spoon, remove the salami and onion from the pan and set aside.

Turn the heat up to high and add the chicken, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle over the chilli flakes.

Cook until the chicken is golden and cooked through.

Return the salami and onion to the pan, stir through.

Add the spinach to the pan and stir through, as soon as it wilts serve.

Sloppy Joes with Spicy Salami and Whole Grain Mustard

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To be honest, I have never eaten a Sloppy Joe so this is just my take on it!

This is one of my go to recipes on particularly busy days and evenings, one that allows you to pop in and out and still get something on the table at a reasonable hour.

The boys love these, partly as they are eaten with their hands but there is nothing not to love! I think of them as a deconstructed burger, with all the ketchup and mustard thrown in.

We top them with a little grated cheese, one boy likes an egg on top and another some sliced beetroot, that’s an Australian habit with burgers!

Served with some coleslaw and green salad and a roll for the family, a gluten free wrap for me.

Serves 4-6 .

Ingredients

120g spicy salami, cut into small chunks

1 onion, finely diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

500g minced beef

250mls water

125mls tomato ketchup

50mls Worcestershire sauce, gluten free

3 tablespoons whole grain mustard

2 teaspoons liquid smoke

salt and pepper

Method

Heat a large frying pan over medium heat.

Add the salami, once the fat is lining the pan, add the onion and cook until very soft, add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Turn the heat up to high and pop the beef into the pan, breaking it up as you stir, cook the meat until all of the juice has evaporated.

Pour in the water, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, liquid smoke, salt and pepper.

Over high heat stirring occasionally,cook this mixture until all of the liquid has evaporated and you are left with sticky sloppy Joe.

Check for seasoning, add a really good grinding of pepper and maybe a little more salt, this varies on quantity depending on the flavour of your salami.