Adam's Big Pot: Easy Meals for Your Family by Adam Liaw

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  • Tiger-skin chicken
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Asian
    • Ingredients: whole chicken; curry powder; turmeric; lemons; red onions; yoghurt; honey
    • Accompaniments: Tomato salad; Ajat
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Chinese
    • Ingredients: Chinese cabbage; whole snapper; spring onions; soy sauce; Shaoxing rice wine; caster sugar; fresh ginger; coriander leaves
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    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Quick / easy; Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: whole chicken; black peppercorns; coriander stalks; coriander leaves; coriander roots; lemongrass; fish sauce; coconut milk
    • Accompaniments: Sweet chilli sauce
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Spice / herb blends & rubs; Main course; Snacks; Thai
    • Ingredients: firm white fish fillets; fish sauce; caster sugar; kaffir lime leaves; spring onions; long red chillies; green beans; coriander roots; coriander leaves; coriander stems; dried red chillies; red chillies; red onions; lemongrass; garlic; grated ginger; ground coriander; black peppercorns
    • Accompaniments: Sweet chilli sauce; Ajat
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  • Roasted pumpkin with coriander
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Side dish; Thai
    • Ingredients: Kent pumpkins; fish sauce; long red chillies; sea salt flakes; Greek yoghurt; limes; coriander leaves; black peppercorns
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Grills & BBQ; Sauces for fish; Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: yoghurt; turmeric; ground coriander; ling fillets; lemons; garlic; peanut oil; fresh ginger; baby spinach
    • Accompaniments: Steamed rice
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Quick / easy; Main course; Asian
    • Ingredients: whole chicken; nori; butter; brown onions; bonito flakes; sea salt flakes
    • Accompaniments: Japanese pumpkin salad; Tomato salad
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  • Orange baked chicken
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; Asian
    • Ingredients: chicken Marylands; oranges; honey; soy sauce; grated ginger
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Main course; South African (RSA)
    • Ingredients: white bread; brown onions; beef mince; curry powder; garam masala; green-skinned apples; tomatoes; mango chutney; sultanas; toasted almonds; bay leaves; milk; turmeric
    • Accompaniments: Steamed rice
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  • Lamb chops with chilli, garlic & lime
    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Grills & BBQ; Quick / easy; Main course; Asian
    • Ingredients: cumin seeds; garlic; fish sauce; red chillies; limes; sea salt flakes; lamb forequarter chops; coriander leaves; mint
    • Accompaniments: Cucumber raita
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  • Okonomipotato
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Snacks; Suppers; Japanese
    • Ingredients: potatoes; nori; spring onions; toasted sesame seeds; Japanese mayonnaise; pork belly; dark soy sauce; sake; caster sugar; okonomi sauce
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  • Otafuku sauce
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces, general
    • Ingredients: tomato sauce; Worcestershire sauce; soy sauce; mirin; caster sugar; English mustard
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Rice dishes; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Japanese
    • Ingredients: beef mince; soy sauce; caster sugar; canned diced tomatoes; cooked short-grain rice; avocados; shredded cheese of your choice; iceberg lettuce; red onions; tomatoes; garlic powder; ground cumin; paprika; chilli powder; dried oregano
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Grills & BBQ; Quick / easy; Spice / herb blends & rubs; Main course; Indian
    • Ingredients: chicken thigh fillets; Greek yogurt; garlic; peanut oil; grated ginger; paprika; chilli powder; turmeric; ground cumin; ground coriander; garam masala; ground cardamom; tomato paste; white vinegar
    • Accompaniments: Cucumber raita
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    • Categories: Spice / herb blends & rubs; Quick / easy; Dressings & marinades; Main course; Thai
    • Ingredients: whole snapper; sea salt flakes; limes; coriander roots; coriander leaves; coriander stems; coconut cream; cherry tomatoes; basil; lemongrass; garlic; grated ginger; kaffir lime leaves; eschalots; bird's eye chillies; caster sugar; fish sauce
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  • Coconut jelly (Yep jup goh)
    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Quick / easy; Dessert; Chinese
    • Ingredients: coconut milk; gelatin powder; evaporated milk; coconut essence; caster sugar; egg whites
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    • Categories: Pancakes, waffles & crêpes; Quick / easy; Dessert; Malaysian
    • Ingredients: plain flour; rice flour; caster sugar; evaporated milk; clarified butter; dry-roasted peanuts; brown sugar; chocolate ice cream
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  • Japanese soufflé cheesecake
    • Categories: Cheesecakes; Quick / easy; Dessert; Japanese
    • Ingredients: milk; cream cheese; caster sugar; eggs; honey
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Baked & steamed desserts; Dessert; Asian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: palm sugar; bananas; coconut milk
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Dessert; Chinese; Vegan
    • Ingredients: vegetable oil; green-skinned apples; caster sugar; toasted sesame seeds; plain flour
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    • Categories: Cookies, biscuits & crackers; Quick / easy; Dessert; Afternoon tea; Chinese
    • Ingredients: caster sugar; butter; blanched almonds; store-cupboard ingredients
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  • Mango kulfi with pistachios
    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Quick / easy; Dessert; Indian
    • Ingredients: milk; saffron; evaporated milk; condensed milk; thickened cream; mangoes; pistachio nuts
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Asian
    • Ingredients: gelatin powder; instant coffee powder; caster sugar; thickened cream
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  • Watermelon & watermelon
    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Quick / easy; Dessert; Summer; Chinese; Vegan
    • Ingredients: seedless watermelons; lemons; caster sugar; cinnamon sticks
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    • Categories: Quick / easy; Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Baked & steamed desserts; Dessert; Thai
    • Ingredients: Kent pumpkins; eggs; coconut cream; palm sugar; caster sugar
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  • Mulligatawny soup

    • Melanie on March 22, 2020

      Easy to make with lots of standby ingredients that I have access to at the moment. Skipped the chicken and it was still filling enough. I loved the sweet tangy flavour that the apple added to the dish.

  • Garlic prawns & broccoli

    • SACarlson on September 14, 2016

      This was a good, quick weeknight recipe. No culinary fireworks, but it tasted good and was on the table quickly.

  • Korean zucchini pancakes (Hobak buchimgae)

    • KarinaFrancis on June 01, 2020

      My pancakes came out a lot thicker than the picture, but they were very tasty. Next time I might shred the zucchini instead and up the ratio of potato flour for a crisper finish. Definitely a good back pocket recipe

  • Tom yum fried rice

    • KarinaFrancis on April 17, 2016

      This recipe was just ok, not as good as it sounded, although it could just be the paste I used. Probably won't try it again

  • Cabbage dashi

  • Prawn & grapefruit salad

    • Ladyredspecs on December 05, 2015

      My advice is layer the undressed greens, prawns and grapefruit on the plate then drizzle dressing over at the table. The greens wilted very quickly and the dressing discoloured the prawns. Delicious flavours though

  • Pork & eggplant

    • Ladyredspecs on December 05, 2015

      Needs more seasonings. We like this better made with beef, and with 5spice added

  • Tandoori chicken

    • RallyJulie on July 19, 2019

      I use this recipe as a base for the butter chicken recipe and use a commercial tandoori paste to save time.

  • Butter chicken (Murgh makhani)

    • RallyJulie on July 19, 2019

      This is my go-to recipe for butter chicken. It's very delicious. I use commercial tandoori paste to make the Tandoori Chicken for this recipe.

  • Grilled fish with turmeric yoghurt

    • lou_weez on September 18, 2017

      This was really easy and loved by kids and adults alike. The Garlic and Ginger Spinach was especially delicious. The recipe calls for 150g of baby spinach, I used a 280g bag and it worked out brilliantly.

  • Taco rice gratin

    • lou_weez on March 10, 2017

      This was a great, tasty family meal. Next time I would add a can of beans. Leftovers were very happily eaten by the children for lunch the next day too. A rice cooker makes this dish a very simple meal to put together.

  • Tuna, corn & avocado salad

    • lou_weez on January 06, 2022

      Easy, yummy salad that was great for lunch.

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  • ISBN 10 1459688538
  • ISBN 13 9781459688537
  • Published Oct 27 2014
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 588
  • Language English
  • Edition [Large Print]
  • Countries Canada
  • Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
  • Imprint ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd

Publishers Text

ADAM'S BIG POT is a cookbook for modern families. In his latest cookbook, Adam Liaw shows you how to prepare easy family meals and gives new answers for that age - old question: 'What's for dinner?' In this beautifully photographed cookbook, Adam takes a practical and creative approach to family cooking, creating new flavours from ingredients you already know, all in just one big wok, pan, dish or pot. From fresh Vietnamese salads and simple South African curries, to Korean grilled pork belly and one - pot Japanese classics, the dishes in ADAM'S BIG POT are basic enough for the novice home cook, affordable enough to feed the whole family, and can all be made from basic supermarket ingredients. Whether you're after easy classics like shaking beef, mee goreng and lamb vindaloo or looking to add new dishes to your repertoire like tiger - skin chicken, snapper rice and Japanese souffle cheesecake, ADAM'S BIG POT is your guide to simple, creative family cooking.

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