Halogen ovens are perfect for roasting chicken, beef, pork, fish, and vegetables. You can make a lot of delicious dishes like herbed chicken, baked fish, cheesy mushroom, grilled prawns, etc. It has made cooking and baking much easier. Any recipe you try, it will turn out to be marvelous. Using a combination of racks, you simply lay the food, set the dials and produce a whole meal from one appliance.
Here are some delicious recipes
You will need :
- 1.5 kg chicken
- 2 white onions
- 2 medium sized carrots
- 2 medium sized parsnips
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 tbsp cooking oil, salt and pepper for seasoning
Place the onion, carrots, parsnips and garlic gloves on the bottom rack. Pre-heat the halogen oven to 200°C .Glaze the chicken in oil and season to taste. Place the chicken on top or around the vegetables and set the timer for 35 minutes, then remove chicken and check if it is cooked. If the juices run clear, the chicken is done. If not, then return to the oven.
Super Simple Spaghetti Bolognese in a Halogen Oven
Most people only use their halogen ovens to cook meat but they can also cook pasta dishes. Here is one of the simplest and quickest ways to cook spaghetti Bolognese.
- 500g lean minced beef
- 125g of button mushrooms
- garlic clove
- 2 x beef stock cubes
- one onion
- a jar of Bolognese sauce
- fresh spaghetti
Crush the garlic clove, chop the onion, cut the mushrooms, Place all of the ingredients (apart from the spaghetti and Bolognese sauce) into a bowl and then place in the halogen oven before setting it to cook for seven minutes at 240°C, giving it a stir halfway through. Once the mince is browned, carefully take out of the oven and drain any excess liquid from the meat. Place the spaghetti in the other bowl and top with the mince and Bolognese sauce. Set the oven to 240°C and cook for a further 10 minutes .Carefully take the bowl from the oven, serve the spaghetti up and enjoy
Stuffed Sweet Peppers Ingredients :
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small finely chopped onion
- 2 finely chopped bacon rashers
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 1/2 cups cooked rice
- 1/4 cup chopped, cashews
- 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs
- 4 red sweet peppers, salad, to serve.
With the Extension ring and Low Rack preheat oven to 250°C. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onion, bacon and garlic. Cook, stirring for about 3 minutes. Add rice, cashews, cheese and parsley. Place breadcrumbs on the Multi-purpose baking dish.
Using the Oven Tongs, lower the dish into the oven. Cook for about 2 minutes or until golden. Using the Oven tongs, remove the baking dish and place the High Rack into the oven. Add bread crumbs to rice mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Trim the tops from the sweet pepper, remove the seeds and membrane; discard tops, seeds and membranes.
Spoon rice mixture into the sweet pepper. Place the stuffed sweet pepper into the oven. Reduce temperature to 200°C and cook for about 15 minutes or until sweet peppers are tender and filling is heated through. Serve with salad.
- 4large mushrooms
- 1 egg, 170g soft cheese
- 8 Cherry tomatoes
- 1teaspoon wholegrain mustard
- 2 tbsp fresh chopped or snipped chives
- salt and freshly ground pepper
Place a baking tray on the top rack of your Halogen Oven and preheat at 170C for 5 minutes or so. Prepare the mushrooms removing the stalk and cleaning. Separate the egg into two bowls. Lightly beat the egg yolk with a fork and add about 50gram of the soft cheese, half of the chives and the mustard. Season to taste and mix together.
Spread the stalk side of the mushrooms with the remaining cheese. Cut the tomatoes in half and put 4 per mushroom into the cheese topping. Whisk the egg white until it holds its peaks. Stir lightly into the egg yolk mixture with a metal spoon.
Carefully place the mushrooms onto the hot baking tray and top each one with about a quarter of the egg mixture. Bake at 170C for about 15-20 minutes until it browns and is cooked through.Sprinkle with the rest of the chives and some toasted crusty bread and butter and serve