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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...

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

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...

Beer Pancakes

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 the...

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...

Aussie Damper

Aussie Damper

Ingredients:2 cups self-raising flour1 Tablespoon butter or margarine1/2 teaspoon saltapprox. 1 cup water1/4 cup milk  Method:Ideally, sift flour and salt into a large bowl.Rub the butter through the flour until you get a 'crumbly' mixture.Gradually stir in water and milkCover hands in flour and knead the bread on a floured surface until fairly smooth. Shape into a ball and flatten slightly.Allow to stand for 5-10 minutes  TO COOK 1. Put a piece of greased foil or baking paper in the camp oven & place the damper on it.2. With the...

Simple Camping Scones

Simple Camping Scones

Such a simple recipe & only three ingredients!!!   Ingredients 4 cups Self -raising flour 1 can – 375 ml lemonade 300 ml bottle cream  Method Place all ingredients into a bowl & mix to a soft dough. Add a little more flour if the mixture is too sticky. Place on floured surface, roll out or flatten till about 4cm thick, use a scone cutter, glass or cup to cut the circles. Place in pre heated and greased (we use baking paper) camp oven and cook for 10-12 minutes until...