Bella Koh of @catslavery fame on Instagram is well know for her #slowlife philosphy and her #eatclean recipes. The mother of a two-year-old recently founded www.theslowhouse.co, which offers workshops, recipes and products to help you live consciously. Here’s she contributes a recipe that’s suitable for the whole family.
Hormone-free chicken stew with organic jasmine rice
Serves 1 to 2
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 clove organic garlic, minced 2 pieces organic leeks, cut into 2.5cm lengths
1 cup organic carrot, cubed
1 cup shiitake mushrooms, quartered
1 cup baby potatoes, halved
1 cup hormone-free chicken fillets, cut into 2.5cm pieces and marinated in dashi sauce and arrowroot starch
1 tbsp sake
1 tbsp mirin
1 tbsp dashi sauce
1 tsp non-GMO sesame oil
3⁄4 cup dashi broth
1⁄2 tsp pink Himalayan salt
Dash of pepper
1⁄2 cup organic jasmine rice, steamed
1 cup organic mizuna (Japanese mustard greens)
1. Place coconut oil in a large pan and heat over high heat.
2 Add garlic, leeks and saute till brown. Then add carrots, mushrooms and potatoes to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add chicken and fry till browned. Add sake, mirin, dashi sauce, sesame oil and, lastly, broth.
4. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat and serve with steamed rice on the side, garnished with mizuna.
Check out more of her kid-friendly recipes here:
Recipe: Bittergourd for baby
Recipe: Salmon balls in dashi broth
Find out how Bella raised her daughter to love vegetables such as bittergourd and ladies’ fingers in our article here.