Year 8 FDT Recipes

practical W/C 27 November - Pancakes

Ingredients will be provided at school

practical W/C 4 December – Popcorn chicken

Ingredients:

200g chicken strips or dice (or Quorn pieces)
1-2 tbsp plain flour
1 egg

Choose one coating:

Coating 1:
50g breadcrumbs
1 tsp mixed herbs
1 tbsp parmesan, grated                          

Herbs and spices can be changed for personal taste.

Coating 2:
50g Breakfast cereal eg Rice Krispies or Cornflakes

Coating 3:
1 packet of crisps (any flavour)

Choose one dip:

Quick Ketchup

½ tin chopped tomatoes or 2 large tomatoes
½ red onion
1 clove garlic
1 tsp honey

Sour cream and chive dip

2 tbsp sour cream
½ onion finely diced
1 clove garlic or 1 tsp garlic puree
Small bunch of chives

A named sealable container to carry it home in and small pot for sauce.

practical W/C 11 December – Fresh Burger

Choose either:

Meat Burger

500g mince (beef, pork, lamb, turkey, chicken)
1 egg
50g breadcrumbs
1 small onion or 2 spring onions
1-2 garlic cloves

Optional Ingredients

Choose from:

Spices – 1 tsp mustard, curry powder or chilli
Herbs (fresh or dried) – sage, mint or parsley
1 small red pepper

OR

Spicy Bean Burger

1 slice of bread (25g fresh breadcrumbs / 50g dry breadcrumbs)
400g can red kidney beans
½ onion
1 medium green chilli
1 tsp ground chilli powder
1 tsp spoon dried herbs

You will need to bring in a large named sealable container to carry the burgers home in.

practical W/C 18 December (8U) and W/C 1 January (8S, 8T and 8V) - Sweet and Sour Chicken (for 2 people):

Ingredients:

200g chicken (or Quorn)
1 green or red pepper
1 clove garlic
2cm piece of fresh ginger, grated (optional)
4 spring onions or 1 onion
1 small can of pineapple chunks in juice
4 tbsp vinegar
2 tbsp soy/Worcester sauce
2 tbsp tomato puree/sauce
1tbsp cornflour
25g sugar
1 stock cube (optional)

A named sealable container to carry it home in.

practical W/C 8 January - Choose either Bolognese Sauce or Chilli con carne

Please feel free to reduce the recipe by half to serve 2 people

Bolognese Sauce (for 4 people):

Ingredients:

500g lean minced beef (or Vegetarian alternative)
1 medium onion
1-2 cloves garlic
100g mushrooms
1 large carrot grated
1 stick of celery (optional)
1-2 tins (400g) of tomatoes/passata
2 tbsp tomato purée
1 level tsp dried mixed herbs

Optional:

1-2 tbsp  capers
1-2 tbsp  olives

A named sealable container to carry it home in

Chilli con carne (for 4 people):

Ingredients:

500g lean minced beef (or Vegetarian alternative)
1 medium onion
1-2 cloves garlic
1 green or red pepper
1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato purée
1 x 400g can red kidney beans
½ tsp chilli powder
½ tsp ground cumin

A named sealable container to carry it home in.

practical W/C 15 January – Vegetable or Chicken Curry

Choose from either:

400g mixed vegetables (sweet potato, broccoli, cauliflower, courgette, mushrooms, peas)

OR

2 chicken breasts (400g approx)

and choose one sauce from below:

Sauce made from individual spices

1 fresh chilli or ½ tsp chilli powder
1 garlic clove                                                            
1 onion                                                                     
4 tomatoes (or a tin of tomatoes)                          
½ tsp turmeric                                                          
4 green cardamom pods
2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp ground cinnamon

OR

Sauce made with curry powder

1 fresh chilli or ½ tsp chilli powder 
1 garlic clove (optional)
1 onion
4 tomatoes (or a tin of tomatoes)
2 tbsp curry paste or 2 tsp curry powder

Optional

1 green or red pepper
100g spinach leaves

A named sealable container to carry it home in.

practical W/C 22 January - Chicken Fricassee

Ingredients:

2 chicken or turkey breasts cut into 2cm pieces or Quorn
1 small onion, chopped
100g mushrooms, sliced
Clove of garlic, crushed or finely chopped
25g plain flour
250ml milk
1 chicken stock cube

Optional:

1 tsp mustard
1 tbsp fresh herbs or 1 tsp dried herbs
1 small red or green pepper
75g diced ham or cooked bacon
1 small tin of sweetcorn

A named sealable container to carry it home in.

practical W/C 29 January - Practical Design Test         

Students will need practical ingredients for both lessons this week

Students have to design and make a meal based on a special diet or a culture. This can either be a starter and main course or a main course and dessert or a main course with side dishes (what you would serve with it to make it a complete meal). They have two consecutive lessons to complete this. Students will decide and plan what dish they will make in each lesson

A named sealable container to carry it home in.

practical W/c 5 February – Breadsticks    

Ingredients:

225g strong flour
150ml milk
2 tbsp oil
1 sachet easy-blend yeast

A named large container to take your breadsticks home in.