Pumpkin with chilli

  • 800g pumpkin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp finely grated lime zest
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsps soy sauce
  • 185ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • handful of coriander leaves


  1. Peel the pumpkin, scoop out the seeds and dice the flesh into 1.5cm cubes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger and chilli and stir-fry for 1 minute, while stirring constantly to prevent burning.
  4. Add the pumpkin, lime zest, lime juice, soy sauce, stock and sugar.
  5. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender.
  6. Remove the lid and stir for five minutes while any remaining liquid is reduced.
  7. Stir in chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice or noodles.