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Phil’s Kitchen Tantalizing and Nutritious Healthy Recipes for 2021

Phil’s Kitchen Tantalizing and Nutritious Healthy Recipes for 2021

Phil’s Kitchen recipes provide the ultimate healthy and comfort foods to enjoy and share with family and friends in 2021. She has a variety of recipes on her Instagram page and YouTube channel. Moreover, Phil is promoting healthy cooking amongst the young people, the majority of whom, do not know how to prepare balanced and yummy delicacies. Indeed, 2021 is the year that everyone ought to switch from unhealthy eating habits to more nutritive diets. Besides, our bodies become stronger when we eat healthy foods. Therefore, below, we have highlighted some of the healthy and energetic recipes by Phil’s Kitchen.

Grilled Lamb Chops with Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Carrots

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This recipe is wonderful and nutritive since it is full of vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates. Furthermore, this recipe promotes one’s well-being by providing energy and nourishment to your skin and hair. As such, below is the recipe for the lamb chops and the mashed potatoes.


For the lamb chops
  • 1 kilogram of lamb chops thick cut
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • A tablespoon fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
For the Mashed Potatoes
  • 7 large peeled potatoes
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 large red/white onion
  • 3 large peeled and divided carrots


  • First, for the lamb chops, combine the garlic, rosemary, salt, pepper, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl.
  • Afterward, pour the marinade over the lamb chops; make sure to flip them over to cover them completely.
  • Then, cover and marinate the chops in the fridge for 7 hours.
  • Grill the lamb chops on medium heat for 7-10 minutes.
  • Subsequently, allow the lamb chops to rest on a plate covered with aluminum foil for 5 minutes.
  • Contrary, for the mashed potatoes, boil the potatoes in salted water until they are well cooked.
  • Later, sauté the onions, until they appear translucent and golden brown.
  • Chop the coriander leaves.
  • Add the onions and the coriander leaves into the potatoes as you mash them until they are well blended and mashed up.
  • Lastly, grill your carrots on the same oil you sautéed your onions, then, serve the mashed potatoes, the lamb chops and the grilled carrots.

Fish with Creamed Traditional Veggies (Managu) and Ugali

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Since 2021 is the year to dine healthily and culturally, the fish, creamed managu and ugali will provide you with both a healthy and cultural touch. This meal is packed with all the nutrients that your body needs for health and energy.


  • 1 large deep-fried Fish
  • Managu (traditional veggies)
  • 4 diced red tomatoes
  • 3 diced large onions
  • 4 cloves grated
  • ½ cup of milk cream
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • 1 large cup of maize flour
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves


  • Basically, for the fried fish, sauté the onions and garlic together.
  • Afterward, add two diced tomatoes to the onions and let them cook until they are marshy.
  • Then, add the curry powder, salt and ¼ of the milk cream and let them cook.
  • Subsequently, add 5 tablespoons of water into the cooked tomatoes, then, stir it in and add your fried fish (let it simmer on low heat for 10 minutes).
  • Later, add the freshly chopped coriander leaves and then remove from the heat.
  • Contrary, for the managu, sauté the onions, then, cook the managu add salt to taste.
  • Add cream into the managu and reduce the heat; let it simmer for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and cook your ugali.
  • For the ugali, heat water in a sufuria and let it boil.
  • Then, add flour into the water and stir until it is solid.
  • Let it cook for approximately 7 minutes and then remove from the heat.
  • Lastly, serve with the fish and the managu.

Chicken Stew with Rice

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Since 2021 meals have to be exciting and nutritious, chicken stew and rice will surely come through for your lunch or dinner. Indeed, this meal is packed with nutrition that will keep you healthy, energetic and make your skin and hair glow.


  • 1.5kg Full chicken
  • 1tsp curry powder
  • 1tbsp oil medium chopped onion
  • 3cloves crushed garlic
  • 10medium potatoes
  • 2carrots, sliced
  • 3medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • A tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary leaves
  • Paprika
  • Dry thyme
  • 1/2tsp black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2chicken cubes
  • 2cups water


  • First, for the chicken, add curry powder salt and oil into the cut chicken and then mix it into a nice blend.
  • Second, cover your chicken and let it settle aside for 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Third, blend the red bell pepper and tomatoes into a soft puree.
  • Afterward, put oil into your pot and add your chicken pieces; fry them until they are brown on the outside.
  • Then, cover the pot with a lid and let the steam cook your chicken for about 10 minutes.
  • Consequently, give your chicken a quick stir and remove them from the pot.
  • On the other hand, on your pot with the oil, add your onions and garlic and let them sauté.
  • Later, add your carrots and potatoes; give it a quick stir until everything is combined.
  • Afterward, add the chicken pieces back to the pot and stir it until everything nicely combines.
  • Then, add the blended tomatoes, pepper and tomato paste and stir for two minutes.
  • Add the spices, rosemary, thyme, paprika, chicken cubes and salt and stir them into the chicken until they are well combined.
  • Then, add curry powder and give it a quick mix until it combines well.
  • Lastly, add water give it a quick mix (simmer for 10 minutes until the potatoes are well cooked).
  • Your chicken is ready and you can serve it with rice, ugali or chapati.

Peanut Chicken Skewers with Cucumbers

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Certainly, peanut chicken skewers and cucumbers is a nutritive snack that you should enjoy in 2021. This snack will ultimately reduce the craving for processed foods. Moreover, it is packed with mineral salts, vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates which will energize you all day long. Therefore, below is the recipe for the peanut chicken skewers and cucumber.


  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons yellow curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • A tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • A tablespoon canola oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
For The Peanut Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce, or more, to taste
  • A teaspoon of freshly grated ginger


  • First, for the peanut sauce, mix the peanut butter, lime juice, brown sugar, chili garlic sauce and ginger with 3 tablespoons of water until it forms a puree-like paste consistency then set aside.
  • Second, for the chicken, combine coconut milk, soy sauce, curry powder, turmeric, garlic, ginger, brown sugar and fish sauce to create a marinade.
  • Afterward, dip your chicken in the marinade and mix it well with the marinade and marinate for at least 4 hours to overnight.
  • Later, remove your chicken from the marinade.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Then, thread chicken onto skewers, brush with canola oil, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Lastly, skewers to the grill and cook while turning occasionally until the chicken is completely cooked (reaching an internal temperature of 74 degrees Celsius, for approximately 15 minutes).
  • Serve immediately with peanut sauce and some fresh chopped cucumbers.

Meatballs plus Pasta

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Indeed, meatballs and pasta go along very well and are a must-have meal for 2021. This meal is mouth watery, nutritious and energizing. Moreover, it is packed with carbohydrates, vitamins and proteins. As such, below is the recipe for the meatballs and pasta.


For the meatball
  • 1 kilogram of ground beef.
  • 2 large eggs.
  • 3 grated garlic cloves.
  • ½ cup red onion.
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 2 tablespoons salt.
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese.
  • Freshly grated 1 cup breadcrumb.
  • Basil, for garnish.
For the Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste.
  • 2 teaspoons salt.
  • 3 cups blended fresh tomatoes.
  • 4 garlic cloves grated.
  • ½ cup red onions.
  • ¼ cup sunflower oil.


For the Tomato Sauce
  • First, heat oil over medium-low heat and sauté onion and garlic until onions are translucent.
  • Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 minute.
  • Afterward, add blended tomatoes and salt and stir and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Season tomato sauce with more salt to taste.
  • First, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix using your hand.
  • Then roll meatballs to the size of a large egg.
  • Afterward, line a baking sheet with foil, while evenly spacing the meatballs on the sheet.
  • Set the oven rack to the lower-middle position.
  • Then, broil on high and cook the meatballs until browned about 10 minutes.
  • Turnover and cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Add meatballs to the tomato sauce. 
  • Subsequently, cover, with the lid slightly ajar and simmer on low heat for at least 90 minutes while checking and stirring every 20 minutes.
  • Remove the meatballs from the sauce and place into a separate bowl (cover to keep warm).
  • Mix the sauce; adjust consistency with small amounts of water if too thick.
  • Taste sauce and adjust with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Lastly, garnish with fresh basil and parmesan cheese.
  • Serve with pasta and enjoy.
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