This is our inspiration page. Its a collection of recipes and things we create regularly with our avocado oil. These recipes are not our own. Some have been handed down through our family, some from friends and some we are using with permission. If you would like to add to our collection please feel free to do so.
Courgette, Basil and Pork Mince Stir-Fry
This is a quick and easy, full of flavour anytime meal and it's ready in 20 minutes.
4 garlic cloves, peeled
2 large mild red chillies, roughly chopped
2 birds’ eye chillies (optional)
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoon avocado oil
500g of minced pork (you can use beef or chicken mince)
2 large courgettes cut into cubes
1 cup of basil leaves
Steamed rice to serve
Use a mortar and pestle to pound the garlic and chillies into a paste
To create the stir-fry sauce, mix together the oyster sauce, fish sauce and sugar
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Add the garlic and chilli paste and cook for approximately 30 seconds. Add the minced meat and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until just cooked. Add the courgette and stir-fry sauce. Stir-fry for another 2 minutes. Toss through the basil. Serve with rice.
Serves 2 generously or 4 smaller portions
Translated from Spanish means ‘green sauce’. Its a quick and easy taste accompaniment for steak or barbecue meats. Its also great on Crispy oven-baked Potato Wedges.
1 packed cup of coriander leaves
1 cup of Italian (flat leaf) parsley leaves
1 green capiscum, seeded and chopped
1 green chilli (optional)
2 cloves of garlic, crushed with 1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of salt
½ teaspoon of ground cumin
½ cup of (citrus) avocado oil
Zest of one small to medium lemon or lime
Wizz all ingredients together in a food processor or kitchen wizz.
Makes about a cup and a quarter and will keep in the fridge for a couple of days
Crispy oven-baked Potato Wedges
Wedges are a quick and easy staple in our house. They are great as a game time snack or added to fish or steak to complete a meal.
4 medium sized potatoes (choose a floury potato)
3 tablespoons avocado oil
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon salt (to taste)
Preheat oven to 220 degrees
Clean potatoes and cut into wedges
Coat the wedges in 2 tablespoons of avocado oil
Combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and toss through the
Wedges. Grease a baking tray with the remaining avocado oil and spread wedges out.
Bake for approximately 35 minutes or until the wedges are golden brown. Wedges can be turned once during cooking. Serve with additional salt to taste if required.
Easy Pesy Guacamole
Guacamole goes with just about anything and this base can be added to to jazz up the flavour when required.
½ lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons red onion finely chopped
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons avocado oil
You can add your favourite finely chopped ingredients to jazz it up including:
Red and green capsicum, Tomatoes, Chilli, Coriander, Jalapeno
Mash avocados with a fork and add the dry ingredients. Add lemon juice, avocado oil and chopped onion. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.