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Some genuinely 300 calorie whole meals

PostPosted: August 21st, 2013, 4:26 pm
by StokeySue
Prawn Tom Yam (a meal in a bowl)
Ingredients:
Prawns 60 cals per 100 g: 100 g/ 60 cals
Chinese fine wheat noodles 384 cals 100 g: 25 g / 96 cals
Courgettes 18 per 100 g: 100 g / 18 cals
Celery 14 cals per 100 g: 100 g / 14 cals
Mange tout 32 cals per 100 g: 100 g / 32 cals
Tom yam paste 200 cals per 100 g: 25 g / 50 cals
Fish sauce 34 cals per 100 g: about 25 g / 8 cals
Garlic, chilli, galangal, Thai basil: maybe 5 cals
Lime Juice: a god squeeze, maybe 5 cals

Total: 288 cals

Method:
Blanch noodles

Dissolve paste & sauce in boiling water add garlic & galangal (all sliced) and simmer

Add shredded veg, and cook lightly, add prawns and noodles; when fully hot add lime juice, sliced chilli and Thai basil & serve.

Re: Some genuinely 300 calorie whole meals

PostPosted: September 5th, 2013, 11:55 am
by icelesley
http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe ... 000076815/

Just come across this site, it give the nutritional information and the portion size to be 300 cals.

Re: Some genuinely 300 calorie whole meals

PostPosted: September 5th, 2013, 2:12 pm
by StokeySue
Those look much better than most

I wouldn’t call some of them full dinners, but since they give you the actual calorie count you can choose to add something like cabbage or one of those Birds Eye veg steamers, and there is wiggle room for this on a lot of them. In fact all the ones i looked at and wondered where the veg had gone are less than 250 per portion so you easily could add some

Not sure why they put a load of honey in the shrimp noodles though! I wouldn’t want the flavour or the calories

Re: Some genuinely 300 calorie whole meals

PostPosted: October 13th, 2013, 3:44 pm
by PurpleLuv
Posted on recipe thread but this is really delish, try with chicken or turkey mince & add garlic

Bean shoots, noodles, shredded iceberg, red onion, tomato flesh, radish, spring onion, grated carrot, thin sliced cabbage, & a big dollop of this -

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/1885/thai+larb+salad

Not sure of cal count but low if you watch the oil.

Re: Some genuinely 300 calorie whole meals

PostPosted: November 26th, 2013, 7:33 pm
by AZCook
Nice recipe, Stokey. :D