Crumbed Chicken strips with a green salad and stuffed peppers- Jalapeno Queens – Aqeelah Haffejee (12) Amaarah Haffejee (11)

Ingredients:

  • 3 chicken fillet pieces Yum Ep 16 Team 2
  • 500ml buttermilk
  • 2cups of cake flour
  • Salt and fine black pepper to taste
  • 2teaspoons of paprika
  • 1teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Pinch of red dried chilli flakes optional
  • 2litres vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup dill chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced black pepper feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pack of 4 season salad
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper

 

Method:

  1. Cut and clean chicken.
  2. Season chicken with a little salt and pepper. Yum Ep 16 Team 2 action
  3. Soak chicken in buttermilk for +-10min.
  4. Then make your crumb mixture with all your spices.
  5. Cake flour, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika.
  6. Add a little buttermilk to flour mixture and make little lumps here and there for texture.
  7. Head pot with 2litres of vegetable oil to 170.
  8. Remove soaked chicken strips one at a time and cover with crumbs (cake flour) mixture.
  9. Fry on medium heat till golden brown.
  10. Mix mayonnaise and chopped dill and place it in a small bowl.
  11. Place greens in a large bowl and toss with tomatoes and feta cheese
  12. Plate up the crumbed chicken strips along with the salad.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

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Spicy Rice with crumbed chicken strips – Cooking Fairies – Leilah Jones (11) Imaan Gabriels (11)

Ingredients:

  • 4 Chicken fillets
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic Yum Ep 16 Team 1
  • 1tsp crushed chilies
  • 1bunch coriander
  • Chicken spice
  • 2 cups Alabama’s fragrant white rice
  • 1 to 2 onions
  • Half green pepper
  • Half red pepper
  • Half yellow pepper
  • Half teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 40 ml
  • Feta cheese (optional)
  • 4 cups of Flour.
  • 4 Eggs
  • 5 ml dried thyme.
  • 15 ml Chicken Spice.
  • 30 ml Sunflower Oil.
  • Dried breadcrumbs.

Method:

  1. Cut Chicken fillets into strips.
  2. Dip each strip into the flour, then shake of the excess.
  3. Run the strip through the egg to coat it lightly and hold the chicken over the liquid to let any access fall back into the bowl. Yum Ep 16 Team 1 action
  4. Lay the strips into dried thyme then shake off excess
  5. Then lay it in the breadcrumb mixture and turn over and press it to coat both sides evenly.
  6. Place it in the oil to fry off or bake in a preheat of 200 c oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Cook the rice in a pot of water with salt and mustard seeds until it is almost ready.
  8. Then mix the rice with the chicken and allow to steam for a few minutes while stirring often.
  9. When all the components are ready, plate the rice and strips dish and top with a bit of crushed feta.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Macaroni and Cheese with mince meat – Wild Chefs – Fiona Menezes (15) Londi Tyulu (15)

Ingredients:

  • 500g pasta shells
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • Canola oil
  • 1large onion (finely chopped) Yum Ep 15 team 2
  • 75g tomato paste
  • stock cube(beef)
  • 1t/spoon sugar
  • garlic (crushed)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Hand full. fresh parsley(chopped)
  • 75 g Butter.
  • 50 g Flour.
  • Fresh Milk.
  • Grated cheese (mozzarella & cheddar)

Method:

Sauce:

  1. Combine your butter and flour together over a low heat and cook out flour until you have a paste like consistency.
  2. Add milk gradually and whisk until paste turns into a white sauce.
  3. Add grated cheese to mixture and stir until the cheese melts in.
  4. Season with pepper and some salt to taste.

Pasta: Yum Ep 15 team 2 action

  1. Fill a mid-large pot (2/3) and bring to boil. add a spoon of oil and salt to taste add pasta and boil uncovered for 8-10 minutes and stir a few times during the cooking.
  2. Drain water and pour shells into oven dish add white sauce and sprinkle parsley.

Mince:

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan. add onions. fry until golden brown. add mince and fry for few minutes. Grate stock cube while frying until it dissolves add tomato paste, sugar, salt, pepper, garlic.
  2. Mix shells and mince add grated cheese on top and put in the pre-heat (180°) oven for 10 minutes.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Macaroni and Cheese with bacon and peppers – Erin and Amber – Erin Edwards (16) Amber Jade Du Toit (16)

Ingredients:

  • 375g elbow pasta
  • 175g Primo bacon shortcut rindless rashers, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic gloves, crushed Yum Ep 15 team 1
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 75g butter
  • 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 5 cups mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 5 cup coarse breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Method:

  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions until tender. Drain transfer to a large heatproof bowl.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced
  3. Cook bacon in a large non-stick saucepan over medium heat for 5minutes or until golden.
  4. Add garlic and onion. Cool, stirring for 2minutes or until onion is soft. Yum Ep 15 team 1 action
  5. Add to pasta
  6. Melt butter in the same pan over medium heat.
  7. Add flour. Cook. Stirring for 1 minute or until mixture is bubbling.
  8. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Cook, stirring constantly for 8 to 10 minutes or until mixture boils and thickens.
  9. Stir in ½ cup cheese and parsley.
  10. Add to pasta and bacon mixture.
  11. Toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
  12. Spoon mixture into 12 cup capacity ovenproof dish.
  13. Top with tomato.
  14. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and remaining cheese.
  15. Drizzle with oil and bake in oven until golden brown and delicious

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Mushroom and Meatball Burger – Brave Boys – Onke Mthakathi (14) Junior Samuels (10)

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of any variety mushroom
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, onion, green pepper, garlic 1 packet of ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, barbecue spice Yum Ep 14 team 1
  • Tomato sauce
  • 4 buns
  • Lettuce for topping
  • Gherkins for topping
  • Tomatoes for topping
  • Sweet potatoes for wedges
  • Salt for wedges
  • Pepper for wedges
  • Paprika for wedges
  • Oil for wedges

Method:

  1. Cut up sweet potatoes into wedges and add salt, pepper and a touch or paprika to it.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and place on baking tray and bake in oven for approximately 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.
  3. Finely chop onion, green pepper, garlic and mushroom. Yum Ep 14 team 1 action
  4. In pan, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil on medium-high heat and add onion, green pepper, garlic and mushrooms, cooking 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer cooled mushrooms to medium bowl.
  7. Add ground beef and salt, spice, mixing until combined.
  8. Add remaining olive oil to pan and cook burger patties on medium-high heat until cooked
  9. Plate and add desired toppings to bun.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Mushroom Risotto – Spice Spectacular – Zuhair Majiet (11) Jodi Phillips (10)

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups risotto rice
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil Yum Ep 14 team 2
  • 1 punnet white mushrooms
  • 1 medium green pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic & herb spice
  • 1 teaspoon chicken & herb spice
  • ½ teaspoon steak ‘n chops spice
  • ½ cup white cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cube chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon flour

Method:

  1. Boil rice in water on high heat for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain and set aside.
  3. Finely chop onion.
  4. Heat oil in medium sized saucepan.
  5. Add onion and spices to oil.
  6. Cook until golden brown.
  7. Finely chop green pepper and mushrooms.
  8. Add green pepper, green pepper seeds and mushrooms to onions.
  9. Add ¼ cup water to mixture. Yum Ep 14 team 2 action
  10. Stir and mix well.
  11. Add boiled rice to mixture and stir continuously.
  12. Heat milk and butter.
  13. Add stock cube and flour to milk mixture and mix well.
  14. Add milk mixture to saucepan.
  15. Stir mixture continuously for 5 minutes.
  16. Remove from heat and plate up

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Umphokoqo and sausage – Pretty Girls – Yonela Sijadu (12) Owethu Ngqitsha (11)

Ingredients:

  • 500 g of Maize meal (White star)
  • 1 L Sour milk (Amasi) Yum Ep 8 which is 13 team 1
  • 1 L Milk
  • Salt
  • 1 Kettle of boiled water
  • 1 Tray of Sausage(Thin)
  • 2 Onions
  • Robots (yellow, green, red) peppers

Method:

  1. Throw the boiled water into a small pot then throw in some salt, wait until it boils again.
  2. Then throw in the maize meal, then stir using a fork until the maize is ready.
  3. In the meantime, you take the onions and the peppers slice them to rings, then fry them together in a separate pan until it’s gold and nicely brown. Yum Ep 8 which is 13 team 1 action
  4. Put in the sausage into the pan, place a lid on top of the pan and then leave it until the sausage is ready.
  5. Then bring all components together and plate final dish for tasting.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

Pap and Sausage – Black Beauty – Asive Mlaza (12) Pumla Maphungu (12)

Ingredients:

  • 500 g of Maize meal (White star)
  • Salt Yum Ep 8 which is 13 team 2
  • 1 Kettle of boiled water
  • 1 Tray of sausage (Thin)
  • 4 Onions
  • Robots (red, yellow, green)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Bean tin
  • 1 Peas tin
  • Chakalaka tin
  • 3/4 cup of Chutney
  • Tablespoon of tomato paste

Method:

Pap:

  1. Throw boiled water into a small pot, throw in some salt until it boils again.
  2. Then throw in maize meal, then stir using a wooden spoon until it comes together.

Sausage:

  1. Take 2 onions for the sausage and slice them into rounds and fry them until cooked

Chakalaka: Yum Ep 8 which is 13 team 2 action

  1. In a separate pan add another 2 onions and the peppers chop them finely and fry in a pan until it’s golden brown.
  2. Then take the beans, peas and chakalaka tins and open them and pour contents into a pan
  3. Lastly mix the chutney and tomato paste together and add it to the pan and stir
  4. Once everything is cooked and ready, you may plate it up

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

 

 

 

Steak Brunch – Beat and Whip – Mihle Vumazonke (13) Taania Jackson (12)

Ingredients:

  • 300 g Steak
  • 200 g Butter yum Ep 7 which is 12 team 1
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Green Pepper
  • 1 Beef block
  • 20 ml Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp steak & Chops Spice
  • 1 tsp Chutney
  • 1 tsp Maizena
  • 20g BBQ Spice
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 50 g Garlic cloves
  • Small bag of Mix Veg
  • Bread to toast

Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven for your toast, about 180 degrees Celsius
  2. Add olive oil to a pan on medium heat yum Ep 7 which is 12 team 1 action
  3. Add in the sliced garlic and saute for a minute or two
  4. Then add in your sliced onions and brown them.
  5. Now place your steak on top of your sliced garlic and onions.
  6. Add salt, BBQ spice, Steak and chops spice, black pepper and your Maizena to your dish.
  7. Keep the pan simmering for a while and when the steak is half done, add remaining ingredients
  8. Put vegetable into boiling water for + -15 minutes
  9. In the mean while toast bread, in oven for 2-5minutes
  10. When all parts of the dish are complete, plate it up.

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!

 

Steak and Rice – Future Chefs – Lilo Liyema (12) Precious Jago (11)

Ingredients:

  • Rice -1cup
  • salt- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Water- 1 3/4 cups yum Ep 7 which is 12 team 2
  • Turmeric- 1/2 teaspoon
  • rice spice – 1 teaspoon
  • 2 onions
  • 2 Tablespoons of soy sauce
  • dried parsley-1 teaspoon
  • “Rainbow” peppers (red, yellow & green)
  • cooking oil
  • 1 piece of steak about 90g
  • BBQ spice
  • Salt & pepper

Method:

Rice:

  1. Boil water and add salt
  2. Pour water (for every cup of rice, use 1 3/4 cups of water) into a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Mix 1 teaspoon salt into the water and then pour in the rice
  5. Add it to the boiling water and a half a teaspoon turmeric.
  6. Stir once, or just enough to separate the rice
  7. Use a wooden spoon to separate any clumps. Don’t over-stir: That can cause the rice to become sticky. Cover the pot and simmer
  8. Be sure the lid fits tightly on the pot. Turn down the heat to its lowest setting.
  9. Let rice simmer for about 18 minutes, then remove from heat and allow the rice to steam in the pot for another 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork yum Ep 7 which is 12 team 2 action
  10. Just before serving, gently fluff the rice with a fork to separate the grains.
  11. While the rice boils, chop onions fine and chop half of each of the colour peppers (red, yellow and green)
  12. In a frying pan add two tablespoons of cooking oil and put in a stove at medium to high heat (depending on the stove)
  13. Add the chopped onion and peppers and fry for a few minutes until tender
  14. Season peppers with the rice spice
  15. Add the cooked rice
  16. Season the dish with soy sauce to taste
  17. Add parsley in and mix.
  18. Then the rice is ready to be served.

Steak:

  1. Heat a griddle pan or frying pan
  2. Season the steak on both sides with salt, pepper and BBQ spice
  3. Then rub oil onto the steak on both sides
  4. Place the steak into the hot pan and sear both sides
  5. Lower the heat and then cook the steak further depending on how you want your steak done.
  6. Plate up steak and rice onto a platter

Serve and Enjoy! Yum.Me!