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A perfect grilled meat accompaniment. This fares perfectly with Chicken Skewers and Peanut Satay Sauce.

Adapted from Jamie Oliver’s Meals in Minutes

Fiery Noodle Salad

8 ounces dried chow mein noodles
1/2 medium red onion, peeled & rough chopped
1 fresh red chile (seeds, ribs and stem removed)
1 small bunch fresh cilantro
1 tbsp soy sauce
Juice of 1/2 lime
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp fish sauce
olive oil
Food Processor

Put your noodles in a large bowl, cover with boiling water and a plate. Let them soak for about 5-7 minutes.

Place the red onion in the processor. Add the red chile, and cilantro. Pulse until finely chopped.  Pour into a large bowl. Add your soy sauce, 1-2 tbsp olive oil, lime juice, sesame oil and fish sauce. Mix well.

Drain your noodles, give a quick rinse with water, drain again then add to bowl. Stir well to combine flavours of sauce with noodles. Serve with Chicken Satays in Lettuce Leaf Wraps.

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This is one of those great ways to get your family eating their veggies. My family is pretty good with veggies but anytime I can get more into them it’s a good thing. You can also add in chopped roasted red peppers or kalamata olives.  You could also substitute lamb for beef.

Greek Feta Burgers

1 lb – lean ground beef
1/2 – 3/4 cup – dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup – chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup – chopped red onion
3 clove – garlic, minced
1/2 pkg – frozen spinach, chopped, thawed and squeezed dry
1 – egg
1-2 tsp – dried oregano
1/4 tsp – seasoning salt
1/4 tsp – pepper
2 tbsp feta cheese, crumbled

Combine ingredients and shape into patties. Grill over medium heat until completely cooked. Build your burger and enjoy!

Buns and condiments.  (I grilled yellow pepper rings, thick slices of red onion and added lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.)

Also try the Feta Aioli – even hubs loved it. 

Feta Aioli

In food processor mix 1/2 cup shredded dry pack feta cheese, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1-2 cloves crushed garlic and 1/4 tsp ground pepper until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate until serving.

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