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Name of Dish: Chicken Curry Why Have You Chosen It? I chose this dish because chicken contains a lot of protein and sportsmen need protein for growth and repair of muscles and muscle cells. Ingredients used: 50ml vegetable oil 8 cardamom pods 2 cloves of garlic, 3 cm piece of root ginger 2 green chilies 4 medium onions, 12 curry leaves 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 1/2 tsp Chili powder, 1 tsp coriander powder 3/4 tsp cardamom powder 150ml water 500g Tomatoes, finely chopped 1 chicken (about 1 kg), skin removed Result: The end result was ok. Not one of my best dishes because I added too much yoghurt at the end, however I gave it its spicy taste again by adding more herbs and spices. Evaluation: Skills: Cutting, Chopping, Blending, Mixing, Boiling Conclusion: Overall, the dish could be adapted by using different types of meat and by using different spices and varying the amount of yoghurt. ...read more.

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I could also add different spices to the Ragu sauce and I could also add different types of cheese to the cheesy sauce. Name of Dish: Barbecue Chicken Tacos with Lime Mayonnaise Why Have You Chosen It? I chose this recipe because the chicken is high in protein; the taco is high in carbohydrate and it is also low in fat. Ingredients used: 2 Tomatoes, chopped 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 avocado 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 4 chicken breasts 4 tbsp mayonnaise 1 lime, juice and finely grated zest 1 head Lettuce, shredded Result: The end result tasted good and met all my design criteria, the lime mayonnaise twist added variation and a good accompaniment to the main dish. Evaluation: Skills: Mixing, Blending, Cutting, Frying Conclusion: I could change this dish by using different types of meat, different types of sauces other than barbecue and maybe using a different citrus fruit in the mayonnaise. ...read more.

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Also I could use different types of chili to vary the hotness. Name of Dish: Chili, Lime and Tuna Steaks Why Have You Chosen It? I chose this recipe because I hadn't experimented with a fish recipe so far and I felt I had to because fish. Especially tuna is very healthy because of its very high protein content. Also the sweet potato is high in carbohydrates. Ingredients used: 1 red chili 3 spring onions 5cm (2in) ginger 1 clove garlic 250 g sweet potatoes 125 g sugar snaps 125 g baby corn 1 courgette 4 tuna steaks, approx 150g each 3 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp soy sauce 2 limes Result: This was one of my best dishes because I cooked and I thought that cooking fish improved my skills range because I had to use a food probe to check if it was cooked properly. Evaluation: Skills: Frying, Boiling, Chopping, Cutting, Mixing, Seasoning Conclusion: To adapt this recipe I could use a different type of fish, however it still would have to be healthy fish. I could also vary the vegetables used and could also serve it with rice. ...read more.

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