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Honey & Soy Chicken

Honey & Soy Chicken

This is such an easy recipe to prepare in advance, pop into a zip lock bag & throw it in the esky! By the time you get the camp site set up, these babies will be perfectly marinated & ready to throw on the grill.  Ingredients 1 kg small Chicken pieces - wings etc  ⅓ cup honey ⅓ cup soy sauce 3 cm knob of ginger - peeled & finely grated 2 cloves garlic - peeled & crushed 2 small dried chillies - chopped (optional) Sesame seeds Method Combine ingredients...

Slow Cooked Spicy Beef & Kidney Bean Stew

This recipe is best prepared earlier to develop the flavours.  Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 600 g diced gravy beef or chuck steak 1 Tablespoon Plain Flour 2 Brown Onions, chopped 2 – 3 Cloves Garlic, finely sliced or crushed 1 small knob of Ginger, finely sliced or grated 2 x 400g can Red Kidney Beans, rinsed & drained 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 1 Tablespoon ground Coriander 1 Tablespoon ground Cumin 1 Tablespoons Chilli Powder 1.5 cups beef stock Method: Heat the oil in a large saucepan over...

Rum and Coke Ribs

Rum and Coke Ribs

Have plenty of paper towels or napkins on hand for sticky fingers!!!  Ingredients 2 racks of American or Aussie style pork ribs Marinade1 cup of rum (Bundy rum is best)2 cans Coca-Cola300 ml tomato sauceTabasco sauce - a good dash or two2 cloves of garlic crushed4 Tablespoons Hoisin sauce   MethodMix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl then place ribs in baking dish and cover with marinade, cover with foil and refrigerate overnight. No fridge – no worries – simply place the marinade & the ribs in a large...

Spiced Rice Salad

Spiced Rice Salad

Such a simple & tasty recipe that can be served hot or cold, as a main or a side dish and adapted to suit individual's tastes.   Ingredients:  3 cups cooked riceI - 2 cups frozen or fresh peas1 - 2 cups celery chopped1 green capsicum1 small onion chopped1 - 2 carrots grated   Dressing:  Half cup good olive oil3 tablespoons vinegar1 - 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons curry powder1 teaspoon salthalf to full teaspoon celery seedshalf cup sugar   Method: Combine rice & vegetables then pour the dressing on...

Barbecued Garlic Prawns

A very easy marinade for prawns, delicious & succulent cooked on the barbecue.  Ingredients 30 uncooked (raw) prawns, Tiger or King, peeled & deveined 125ml (1/2 cup) olive oil1 tablespoon Dijon mustard3 cloves garlic, crushedJuice of 1 lemonJuice of 1 orange1 teaspoon dried basil2 tablespoons white wine (optional)   Method In a glass dish, mix together the olive oil, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, orange juice, basil & white wine. Add the prawns & stir to coat. Cover & refrigerate for 1 hour.Heat barbecue to high heat. Thread prawns onto skewers and...

Omelette in a Bag

Omelette in a Bag

This is one of the easiest camping recipes, we prepare ours before we go & store in zip lock bags in the esky. The kids love making their own, adding different ingredients depending on their taste buds.  Ingredients 2 Eggs 2 Tablespoons Grated Cheese 1 Tablespoon finely chopped Onion I Tablespoon finely chopped Tomatoes 1 Tablespoon finely chopped Capsicum 1 Tablespoon finely chopped Mushroom ¼ cup Precooked meat such as bacon or ham, diced Salt & Pepper to taste Add or substitute ingredients to customize your omelette. Other suggestions: Dried...

Beer Pancakes

A very simple recipe using beer which produces a lovely light batter.   Ingredients 1 cup all flour (sifted) 1 egg, beaten 1 cup beer ¼ cup sugar ¾ Teaspoon baking powder ½ Teaspoon Salt 2 Tablespoons Butter (melted)   Method Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder & salt in a large bowl. Pour in the egg, beer & melted butter & whisk until blended. If you don’t have a whisk handy, as fork is fine. Heat a flat based skillet over medium heat. Use a little extra butter on...

Chocolate Bananas

Chocolate Bananas

1 banana for each personChocolate (in this recipe, we've used left over Easter Chocolate) crushed nuts & maple syrup (optional)    Method:Cut wedge length ways through skin and approx 1/3 of the way into the banana.Fill the gap with chocolate pieces.Replace banana skin over chocolate filled wedge (eat the wedge of banana!)Wrap choc-filled banana in foil.Heat on coals, on BBQ plate or in camp oven until banana is cooked and chocolate melted (approx 10 minutes). Eat while warm. TIP: Use BBQ plate or camp oven if possible to reduce the chance of...

Basic Pancakes

Basic Pancakes

Ingredients 2 cups of self-raising flour I.5 cups of milk 1 egg 1 Tablespoon butter Method Combine the milk & eggs & mix well. Pour over the flour & mix gently, don’t over mix or the pancakes won’t rise. Put a flat based pan on medium heat, add a bit of butter & pour in enough of the batter for one pancake. Once bubbles appear, flip the pancake & cook another minute. If cooking pancakes on an open fire, watch they don’t burn, as they do cook very quickly. Feel...