For many mere mortals, crispy fried food is their Kryptonite – it is high in harmful fat, but it tastes oh-so-good. While making smarter decisions on your food choices will benefit your health, there would be times when you just want that fried crunch. What to do?
Nowadays the home chef is faced with an ever-increasing array of choices when it comes to choosing a cooking oil when preparing fried foods. But to the healthy eating advocate, which types of oil are the most healthy — or at a minimum, which ones should we avoid?
What?? You’ve given up on your New Year’s resolution to lose weight already?!?! It’s only mid-February — you’ve still got 10 months left to go!!
Everybody needs a gentle nudge every now and then to stay motivated. But it’s a lot easier to stay motivated if you’ve got some half decent eats that won’t leave you reaching for the Pringles an hour later. (Sorry Pringles – we still love you).
Today I’m going to introduce you to 7 of the top food bloggers that will keep you inspired and give you some meal ideas to stick to your plan.
The wonderful thing about stir-frys is that they are so flexible. Throw any combination of meat and vegetables into your air fryer, add a bit of asian sauce for flavour, cook for 15 minutes and serve over rice — and you’re done! Following is one of my favourite stirfry variants. I call it Bangkok Chicken Stirfry because of the copious amounts of oyster sauce I use, which is a staple in Thai cooking. Serves four.
Thai Larb is a wonderful dish from Thailand that utilizes a great blend of ground beef, vegetables, and spices for a refreshing dish. This is the companion write-up to the video demonstration below made by Chef Ming Tsai using a T-fal Actifry air fryer. Serves four.
One of my favorite dishes to cook in my air fryer is this coconut prawn recipe. It really turns out great and has this amazing coconut-infused flavor especially if you use coconut oil when preparing it. Serves six.