The Scottish Government recently launched a campaign to keep kids busy, happy and healthy, and the Parent Club platform features a range of great tips and recipes for making with your wee ones.
This chicken curry is perfect for busy mums and dads who want to get in the kitchen with their kids, and is a great mid-week meal.
For more recipe inspiration, visit the website at parentclub.scot/recipes.
2 tbsns Vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves
½ tspn ground ginger
2 tspns garam masala (or curry powder)
1 tspn chilli flakes
1 red pepper
1 large chicken fillet
400g can chopped tomatoes
400g can green lentils
1 small bunch fresh coriander (optional)
Peel and finely chop the onion, peel and crush the garlic, and de-seed and chop the red pepper.
Cut the chicken into small pieces
Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Fry the onions until they’re soft.
Add the garlic, ginger, spices and red pepper. Cook slowly for 5 minutes.
Drain and rinse the green lentils and add to the saucepan with the chicken, chopped tomatoes and cold water.
Cook on a low heat for about 30 minutes until the chicken is tender.
Cook the rice as per the instructions on the packet
Chop the coriander (optional) and add it to the curry. Finally, serve with rice.