Day 7: Meal Time

We all seem to be busy these days, and in our hectic modern lives we often don’t make time for meals. Rushing, making do and eating on the go all lead to unhealthy eating habits like snacking, eating fast food, TV meals, fussy eating and so on. That’s why making time for regular meals is important.

Weekends are ideal for planning a family meal together. Why not try this tasty stir fry?

Today’s recipe suggestion

Turkey and pepper stir fry

Serves: 1 Time: 20 min

Turkey is a great low-fat choice and is complemented by the sweet taste of oranges

Ingredients 2 tsp oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 75g turkey, diced
½ red pepper, sliced
½ green pepper, sliced 1 spring onion, sliced 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tbsp water
1 tbsp orange juice 1 tsp ground ginger (optional)
½ cup brown rice or 1 block of noodles

Method Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the garlic and turkey over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the peppers and onions and fry for another minute, until soft.
Next, stir in the soy, water, orange juice and ground ginger and cook for a further 3-4 minutes over a medium heat.
Serve with brown rice or noodles. Alternatives: for a vegetarian stir fry, substitute the chicken with your favourite vegetables – e.g. carrots cut finely, courgettes, peppers and mushrooms.

Allergy advice Contains: soybeans, egg, wheat (gluten). Some soy sauce contains fish.

Food safety tips Always wash your hands, work surfaces, utensils and chopping boards before you start and after handling raw meat, including poultry. Keep raw meat away from ready-to-eat foods such as salad, fruit and bread. Make sure that the turkey is cooked until steaming hot all the way through and no pink meat is left.

Recipe provided by the FSA.