Take cubed potatoes and place in a large plastic (microwave proof) bowl. (The potatoes will cook quicker if not packed too densely – bigger bowl in thinner layer works best!).
Rinse cubes with water, drain, place back into bowl and add a small splash of water, garlic and Chinese 5 spice. Cover with plastic plate or cling film and cook.
Cook, shake bowl and stand for 1 minute. Drain, add knob of butter and mash. Add beansprouts, carrot, pak choi, seasoning and 2tbsp plum sauce. Mix well together.
Take handfuls of the mixture, shape into a ball and then flatten. The mixture should make about 8. Lightly dust with flour.
Heat oil in a frying pan and carefully cook squeaks (the mixture is a little fragile) for 2-3 minutes each side until golden brown – you may need to wipe out the pan half way through & use clean oil. Drain ‘squeaks’ on kitchen paper
Serve scattered with spring onions and plum sauce for dipping.
* NOT SUITABLE FOR HOME FREEZING
4 Large Rooster potatoes cut into small cubes
1 Clove garlic, crushed
½tsp Chinese 5 spice
1 Small carrot, peeled and cut into small thin sticks
2 Pak choi, sliced
2 Spring onions, sliced
2tbsp Plum sauce + extra for ‘dipping’
A combination of Mediterranean flavours make this ideal for sharing around the dining table whether winter or summer. Delish!
Serious flavours and colours make this an impressive dish to serve for brunch with friends - give it a go!
"This is one of my favourite summer salads. It’s a great addition to any lunch, especially a picnic. The potatoes taste amazing tossed with asparagus in the creamy lemon and avocado mix, and then sprinkled with chives and spring onions. It’s simple but delicious! I can’t wait to hear what you all think of it."
Spice up your potatoes with this Lebanese spiced potato recipe, it makes a great side dish to add to any meal especially Lebanese or Indian!