Fridge Lurkers — 6 Ways With... Leftover Curry Paste
Introducing 'Fridge Lurkers' — a recipe guide filled with five ways to use up those random bits and bobs you've got loitering in the back of your fridge. What's on the menu this month? That half-used jar of curry paste that's been knocking about in your refrigerator for god knows how long. Yes! We've sought out the help of one of our very talented food producers, Jodie Nixon, to shepherd us through a selection of ways to make the most out of that half-used jar of curry paste and make something delicious. Think charred greens on a bed of butter beans doused in a spice paste dressing, curry chicken thighs teamed with buttery rice and mango yog, cheesy crumpets loaded with garlic, lime and curry butter, and lots, lots more.
Charred Greens ‘n’ Beans Salad With Spice Paste Dressing
Bursting with fresh ingredients and seasoned beautifully with a range of flavourful herbs and (of course) a heaping tablespoon or two of leftover curry paste, this plate of blackened greens and butter beans is fierce.
Curry Chicken & Rice Traybake With Mango Yoghurt
Curried chicken, buttery rice and mango chut-infused yoghurt. Need we say more?
Curry Butter Cheesy Crumpets
It's as though your favourite way to eat crumpets — lathered in butter and cheese — got an upgrade. Here, we make a zesty curry butter, slap it onto crumpet slices and top with a slice of cheese, pickled onions, fresh chilli and nigella seeds.
Spiced Scrambled Eggs With Crispy Chilli & Garlic
Leftover curry paste? Leftover naan? A serious match made in heaven. It's pretty much a loaded naan basted with spiced scrambled eggs and sprinkled with coriander, crispy garlic and chilli.
Curry Paste Yoghurt Dip
'Twas once a time we would never have thought to combine a serving of leftover curry paste with our favourite yog to make a sensational dip. Ready in a total of 10 mins, serve with a mountain of pitta chips for the tastiest snack going.
Curry Butter Kyiv
This isn't your mama's chicken kyiv. It's a solution for when you've got half a jar of spice paste in the fridge. You can use whatever you want in this one.