Congratulations to Our Microwave Giveaway Winners

We sure had some tasty entries for our competition to find Australia’s best and most convenient microwave recipes! Thank you to everyone who shared their microwave recipes. It was definitely a challenge for us to pick only three. Congratulations to each of the three winners: Cristina Arganese, Helen, and Anna Cotter. You’ve each won a Panasonic 27l Microwave! Check out the delicious winning entries below.

Microwave Salmon o Leekie

Entered by Cristina Arganese Serves 2 1 leek, finely sliced 500 ml vegetable stock 250gm basmati rice 300 gm salmon fillet, cut into chunks Finely grated zest of lemon and juice Handful parsley Put leek into a large microwave dish with 4-5 tablespoons of the vegetable stock. Cover with cling wrap, pierce the plastic with a knife. Microwave on high for 5 mins. Uncover the dish. Stir in the rice and remaining stock into the leek mixture. Recover with cling wrap (pierce the plastic again). Cook for 13-15 mins, stirring half way through, until rice is cooked. Add salmon, cover again. Cook for another 5 mins. Stir in parsley and lemon juice and zest. Let stand for 5 mins before serving.

Microwave Plum Pudding

Entered by Helen 1 400 gram jar of fruit mince (from any supermarket) 250 grams brown sugar 250 grams self raising flour 3 eggs – beaten 150 grams marmalade 1/4 cup of sherry or brandy 120 grams chocolate melts 1 tablespoon mixed spice Mix all ingredients together. Line a microwave proof bowl with baking paper. Pour in mixture and cover top with baking paper. Cook on medium for 20 minutes. If skewer doesn’t come out clean cook for 5 minutes more. I cook this often, putting it in the oven just as I serve the main course. Serve with cream, custard or icecream.

Microwave Golden Syrup Pudding

Entered by Anna Cotter 2 tablespoons golden syrup 90g plain flour 2.5 teaspoons baking powder 2 large eggs 125g caster sugar 125g butter, softened In a 1-litre microwave safe mixing bowl, add the golden syrup, turning to coat the bottom and sides of the bowl. In a separate bowl, place the remaining ingredients and beat well for 2 to 3 minutes. Spoon the mixture on top of the syrup and spread evenly. Cover loosely with glad wrap and cook in the microwave on high for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove and sit for 5 minutes. Turn out onto a warmed plate and serve hot with hot custard and extra syrup and fruit. YUMMY! My kids LOVE it 🙂

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