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Hey everyone! Welcome back to Genie In The Kitchen. I know I’ve been a bit AWOL lately (it’s due to my previous post)  but anyway, I’m back with some major food porn..*drum roll please*.. Mexican nachos with cheese, chicken, chilli and avocado salsa. How amazing does that sound? It sure tastes it too. It’s one of those dishes that you just can’t stop eating. Delicious is an understatement! There was a lot of elbowing going on when I put this on the dinner table. Get the recipe for this fiery Mexican down below: Serves 5 Ingredients: 1/2 a chicken (cooked) 1 bag of tortilla chips 1/4 of a large onion (chopped) 2/3 of a medium red onion (chopped) 1 cup of mozzarella cheese 3 medium tomatoes (chopped) 1 lemon 2 avocados (peeled ad chopped) 1 bunch of chopped parsley 4 chillies (chopped) 2 tbsp of habenero chilli flakes Method: 1) Put tomatoes, onions, parsley and avocados into a blender. Then cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the blender. Blend the mix to your …


Why is it salads are known as a “boring dish”? or something you only eat when you’re on a diet?  I love a good salad! I guess it all stems back to being a child, when my mum said salad, it was those dry packaged ones you get in the supermarkets. Slightly traumatised, I avoided salad at every opportunity. Since I’ve been exploring food I realised salads can be the most beautiful, quick and delicious dish you can make. Best of all, when making salad you never ever make a mistake! This chicken is salad is to die for, seriously! There’s a video on my YouTube channel showing exactly how I made it. Just search”Boyin Akinlade” on YouTube . Ingredients  4 cooked and chopped chicken thighs 2 large bread wraps 1 cup of grated carrots 6 medium tomatoes 1 lemon 3/4 of a cucumber 3/4 of iceberg lettuce A salad dressing. (I recommend mayo or garlic and herb) Method 1) Chop you cucumber into small pieces. 2) Now chop the tomatoes into small pieces. 3) …


Okay, so here’s the deal with squid. It really isn’t the cutest thing in the sea. It looks exactly like Kang and Kudos (the aliens from The Simpsons). I mean it REALLY isn’t visually appealing. However, a few months ago I was dining with friends at  a Chinese restaurant and we decided to try something different so we went with squid. After one bite into it, I kissed goodbye to chicken and all other meats (temporarily of course!). I’ve never been a huge fan of seafood but this is D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S!  Here’s the recipe: