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Lime and Chilli Courgette

A light, refreshing ‘free from’ starter.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes


  • 2 courgettes
  • The juice of 3 limes
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped chilli
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Make a marinade with all ingredients apart from the courgettes.
  2. Quarter thick slices of one courgette. Place in the marinade for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the pan and add a tablespoon rapeseed oil.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the courgette pieces to the hot pan and stir fry for a few minutes.
  5. Keep the marinade aside.
  6. In the meantime, ribbon two more courgettes with a vegetable peeler and marinate for 3 minutes.
  7. Serve on a bed of rocket and add the stir fried courgette on top.