4 Delicious Black Garlic Recipes – Chicken Salsa, Stew & Lamb Fajitas

Aged garlic is also known as black garlic – Its healthy, delicious and incredibly easy to use. Simply add a few cloves chopped finely or spoonful of paste into your next meal, alternatively try one of our healthy recipes.


1.   Chicken, celery & walnut with lime mayo

Chicken, Celery and Walnut with Lime Mayo

Chicken with Lime Mayo
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Keyword: black garlic, Celery, Chicken, garlic, Lime, mayonnaise, Walnut
Servings: 4 people


  • 400 g chicken fillets or thigh, diced
  • 2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly broken
  • 20 g black garlic cloves, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Ground white pepper to taste


  • Cook the chicken in a flying pan with olive oil, then allow to rest for 4 minutes on paper towel. 
  • Mix the chicken, celery, black garlic, walnuts and chives.
  • Stir the mayo, lime and pepper together then pour over the chicken mix. 
  • Tumble well and serve immediately over shredded lettuce or mixed leaves.


2.   Red Capsicum, Aged Garlic & Mixed Vegetable Stew

Red Capsicum, Black Garlic & Mixed Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Keyword: black garlic, Capsicum, chili, garlic, stew, Vegetable Stew
Servings: 4 people


  • 1/2 tin diced tomatoes
  • 200 g red capsicum, chopped
  • 150 g red onion, chopped
  • 125 g peeled carrot, chopped
  • 125 g celery, chopped
  • 25 g black garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 large red chilli, chopped with seed in
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander, powder
  • 1 tbsp black pepper, powder


  • Bring the tomatoes and stock to the boil. 
  • Add the other ingredients except for the parsley, coriander and pepper. 
  • Simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Check to see whether the vegetables are cooked after 25 minutes.
  • Add the parsley, coriander and pepper. Cook for another 5 -7 minutes and serve.


This stew can be used in so many ways. It makes a great lunch and is delicious served as a gravy with barbecued lamb, beef, under grilled fish or on its own with some pasta.


3.  Chicken with Corn Aged Garlic and Mango Salsa

Chicken with Corn Aged Garlic and Mango Salsa

Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people


For the chicken

  • 400 g chicken fillet or thigh
  • 100 g mixed baby lettuce leaves
  • 20 cooked asparagus tips
  • 1 cup cooked unpeeled potatoes diced

For the salsa

  • 1 cup mango flesh, diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels, tin
  • 1 very small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 small chili, finely diced
  • 20 g black garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp mustard seed oil
  • salt & pepper, to taste


  • Cut the chicken meat into bite-sized pieces, cook then set to one side.
  • Divide the lettuce leaves into four plated. 
  • Top with equal amounts of a asparagus, potatoes and chicken.
  • Make the salsa by combining all ingredients and stirring well.
  • Spoon the salsa over the salad ingredients and serve immediately.


4.  Marinated Garlic Lamb Fajitas

Marinated Garlic Lamb Fajitas

Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Main Course
Keyword: black garlic, lamp
Servings: 4 people


  • 500 g lamb strips, cut thinly
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Mexican spices
  • 20 g black garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp mint, chopped
  • 2 tbsp dried onion flakes
  • 1/4 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 cup lettuce shredded
  • 2 cup carrot, grated
  • 2 medium salad tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 8 wheat tortillas


  • Marinade Place oil, vinegar, Mexican spices, mint, onion flakes, chili powder and black garlic into a small blender then whip into a paste. 
  • Pour over the lamb strips and stir to coat the pieces.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes (the longer the better).
  • Tip the strips onto a hot flat plate BBQ, spread over the plate and cook by tossing and lifting the pieces. 
  • Allow them to brown, which will take around 5 - 6 minutes. 
  • Spray the tortillas with oil and very quickly on the open char grill.
  • Assemble the fajitas with equal amounts of lettuce, carrot and tomato – top with lamb and sour cream.
  • Roll and eat.

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