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Achiote chicken and rice
Andorran escudella
Avgolemono - Greek egg lemon chicken soup
Baked chicken legs
Berkoukech soup
Blackened chicken salad
Broiled gingered chicken
Brown rice and chicken stir fry with edamame and walnuts
Chicken and pasta salad with asparagus
Chicken and shrimp salad california
Chicken baked with morels artichokes and peas
Chicken breasts in vermouth
Chicken breasts parma
Chicken breasts piccata
Chicken breasts st-pierre
Chicken breasts veronique
Chicken breasts with wine and mustard
Chicken burgundy
Chicken couscous
Chicken croquettes
Chicken divan
Chicken fingers
Chicken florentine
Chicken fricassée
Chicken galantine
Chicken hash vanderbilt
Chicken in curried sauce
Chicken liver mousse
Chicken magnifique
Chicken paté
Chicken pot au feu with carrots potatoes and leeks
Chicken primavera
Chicken provencale
Chicken salad
Chicken salad and avocados
Chicken salad with couscous
Chicken salad with pasta and asparagus
Chicken sauté vinaigre
Chicken strudel
Chicken terrine
Chicken with coriander
Chicken with endive radicchio and balsamic vinegar glaze
Chicken with portobello mushroom sauce
Chinese chicken tenders
Coconut milk chicken
Cold curried chicken
Crispy chicken nuggets
Curried chicken and rice salad
Curried chicken breasts
Deviled chicken breasts
Fried chicken
Fried chicken bites
Fried sesame drumsticks
General tso chicken
Grilled bruschetta chicken
Grilled chicken and vegetable pasta salad
Grilled chicken pesto
Grilled chicken salad with asparagus and blue cheese
Grilled honey-thyme chicken and potatoes
Healthy baked chicken nuggets
Honey-garlic chicken
Lemon chicken breast
Lemon chicken cutlets
Moroccan spiced chicken breasts
Nasi goreng
Oriental lemon chicken
Oven barbecued chicken
Oven-baked chicken wings
Parmesan and basil chicken salad
Phyllo wrapped chicken with mexican pesto
Pingree pasta
Rollatines of chicken
Romazava
Rosemary chicken salad
Rosemary-roasted chicken with potatoes and fennel
Sautéed chicken breast with whole grain mustard and sage
Seared chicken breast with red onion vinaigrette
Sesame chicken
Sherried chicken thighs
Skillet chicken and rice
Southern fried chicken
Spicy peanut chicken
Stir-fried chicken and cashew nuts
Stir-fried chicken thighs
Stuffed chicken breasts
Stuffed chicken legs
Stuffed Chinese chicken wings
Tandoori chicken
Tarragon roasted chicken
Thai chicken lemon grass coconut soup -tom kai
The perfect roast chicken

Achiote chicken and rice  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:30 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

1/2 cup Mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. annatto paste
1 broiler-fryer chicken (3 lb.), cut up, skin removed
1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 cup chopped onions
1 red pepper, cut into strips
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups water
1 chicken bouillon cube
1/3 cup manzanilla olives, halved
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Achiote chicken and rice

Preparation:

Mix mayo and annatto paste. Add half to chicken in large bowl; toss to coat.

Cook chicken in large deep skillet or Dutch oven on medium-high heat 5 min. or until evenly browned, turning occasionally. Remove chicken from skillet; discard drippings. Cover chicken to keep warm.

Add rice, onions, peppers, garlic and remaining mayo mixture to skillet; cook on medium-low heat 3 min., stirring constantly. Add water and bouillon; stir. Top with chicken. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on low heat 22 to 25 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF) and liquid is absorbed.

Top with olives and cilantro.

Andorran escudella  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:20 minutes

Cooking time:3 hours

1 Ham bone
4 Veal bones
4 oz Salted pork
½ Chicken (cut into bite sized pieces)
½ lb Veal (cut into bite sized pieces)
½ lb Potatoes (peeled and diced)
2 ¼ Quarts of water
4 oz Finely chopped onions
3 Tbsp Olive oil
1 Medium leek (chopped)
½ lb Carrot (finely diced)
½ lb Green cabbage (finely chopped)
4 oz Rice
3 oz Elbow/Ciocchetti pasta
4 oz Great Northern beans (cooked)
Pinch of saffron threads

Andorran escudella

Preparation:

Blanch the salted pork in hot water to remove excess salt. Dice the pork into small pieces.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and sauté the chopped onions.
As soon as the onion begins to brown, add the salted pork pieces, chopped chicken, and veal.
Add the chopped potatoes, carrots, and leek to the skillet.
and the chopped green cabbage.
In a large saucepan, create a broth by adding the ham and veal bones to water.
Simmer on low heat for about 40 minutes. Add the saffron and salt.
Remove the bones from the broth and discard them.
Add the vegetable and meat mixture from the skillet into the broth.
Add the beans, rice, and pasta.
Cook for about fifteen minutes until the pasta and rice become tender.
Serve the hot stew into bowls with crusty bread.

Avgolemono - Greek egg lemon chicken soup  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time:10 minutes

4 cups Chicken Stock
2 cups diced cooked chicken
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup brown rice (cooked)
4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
black pepper, fresh ground
nutmeg, ground

Avgolemono - Greek egg lemon chicken soup

Preparation:

Heat stock in 2 qt. saucepan until it is steaming.
In separate bowl, whisk 1/4 cup of stock into egg yolks, then quickly whisk mixture back into stock Stir in lemon juice and zest. Add rice, chicken and heat gently, stirring occasionally, until steaming, 3-5 minutes.
Pour into serving bowls and sprinkle with pepper and nutmeg if desired.

Baked chicken legs  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

6 whole chicken legs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon butter
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon chopped shallots
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon chopped basil
1 teaspoon chopped tarragon
1/2 cup white wine

Baked chicken legs

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Melt butter and oil in a baking dish. Place chicken legs in dish and turn over to coat with butter and oil. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.
Combine bread crumbs, garlic, shallots and herbs. Turn chicken legs. Sprinkle with bread mixture.
Bake 20 more minutes. Pour wine around chicken. Bake 5 more minutes before serving.

Berkoukech soup  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:20 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 20 minutes

1 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 lb boneless chicken, beef or lamb, trimmed of excess fat and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 tsp tomato paste
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground ginger
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 carrots, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
1 can chickpeas, drained
2 small zucchini, diced
2/3 cup uncooked Israeli couscous
Salt and pepper, to taste
Chopped cilantro, to serve

Berkoukech soup

Preparation:

1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until translucent. Add meat, tomatoes, tomato paste, paprika, coriander, ginger and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meat is lightly browned.

2. Add carrots and celery. Add 5 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook, covered, for about one hour, until meat is cooked and beginning to become tender.

3. Add the chickpeas and zucchini. Cook for 20 minutes more, until zucchini is softened.

4. If you plan to serve the soup right away, add the couscous directly to the pot and cook according to package directions. If you prepare the soup ahead of time, save this step until just before serving, as the couscous will continue to absorb liquid.

5. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.

Blackened chicken salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

3 cups chopped tomato
3/4 cup diced yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon honey
4-4 ounce skinned, boned chicken breast halves
3 tablespoons Spicy Seasoning
Canola oil for cooking chicken
1 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed
8 cups torn romaine lettuce

Blackened chicken salad

Preparation:

Combine the first 7 ingredients and toss well.
Cover and chill. Whisk together lemon juice, mustard, water and honey. Cover and chill.
Rub chicken with Spicy Seasoning. See below.
Lightly oil heavy skillet and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken and cook each side until done. Remove chicken from skillet, and let cool.
Cut chicken across grain into thin slices. Steam snap peas, covered, for 2 minutes. Rinse under cold water, and drain. Add snap peas and lettuce to the lemon juice mixture, and toss well.
Divide the lettuce mixture evenly among 4 plates; top each serving with 1 cup of the tomato mixture and 1 sliced chicken breast half.

Spicy Seasoning:

Combine the following ingredients:
2 1/2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon black pepper

Broiled gingered chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:50 minutes

1- 2 1/2 pounds chicken
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 cup lemon juice
to taste salt and pepper
2 ounces melted butter

Broiled gingered chicken

Preparation:

Split chicken in half. Blend all ingredients except butter.
Place chicken on a tray and pour the marinade over the chicken halves. Set aside for 15 minutes.
Drain chicken and broil on both sides while basting with the marinade. Continue cooking and basting for about 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Serve with melted butter.

Brown rice and chicken stir fry with edamame and walnuts  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts halves, thinly sliced crosswise
1 teaspoon honey
4 teaspoons oriental sesame oil
4 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups cooked short grain brown rice, cooled
2 cups shelled cooked edamame beans
2/3 cup chopped green onions

Brown rice and chicken stir fry with edamame and walnuts

Preparation:

Stir walnuts in nonstick skillet over medium heat until lightly toasted. Drizzle 2 tablespoons soy sauce over walnuts; stir until soy sauce coats walnuts. Cool.
Combine chicken, 2 tablespoons soy sauce and honey; toss to coat. Let stand 15 minutes.
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add chicken and stir fry 2 minutes. Add ginger and garlic and stir fry 30 seconds. Add cooked rice and edamame; reduce heat to medium and stir fry until heated through. Season with salt and pepper. Divide rice mixture among plates.
Sprinkle with green onions and walnuts

Chicken and pasta salad with asparagus  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:105 minutes

For oven-poached chicken:
1-5 pound roasting chicken
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup white wine
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon tarragon and thyme

For salad:
1 pound rotini pasta
1 pound asparagus, cooked
1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed and blanched
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
1/2 cup almonds, unblanched and toasted

For basil-tarragon dressing:
1/2 cup white onion, chopped
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons each fresh basil and tarragon
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
to taste salt and pepper

Chicken and pasta salad with asparagus

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Place roasting chicken in large pan.
In glass measure, combine stock, wine, bay leaf, tarragon and thyme; pour over chicken. Cover pan with foil.
Bake 1 1/2 hours or until drumsticks move easily in sockets. Remove pan from heat; set aside to cool completely.
Remove chicken to board; strain stock and reserve for another use, such as soup.
Remove all meat from chicken, discarding skin and bones; cut meat into 2-by 1-inch pieces. Place chicken meat in large bowl; refrigerate, covered up to 24 hours.
In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta 5 to 7 minutes. Drain well; rinse under running water.
Cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces; add to snow peas and chicken, along with red pepper and almonds.
Dressing:
In food processor, combine onion, parsley, sugar, basil, tarragon and garlic. Process until finely chopped. Add oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; process until creamy and well combined. Add dressing to salad; toss well. Spoon unto serving platter. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to serve.

Chicken and shrimp salad california  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

3 cooked chicken legs
3 ounces celery
2 hard boiled eggs
20 small cooked shrimp
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sour cream
1 small diced shallot
1 teaspoon wine
2 teaspoons ketchup
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon A1 sauce
1 teaspoon dill
4 leaves radicchio

Chicken and shrimp salad california

Preparation:

Cut chicken meat into julienne. Cut celery into small pieces.
Slice eggs and combine all in a bowl. Add the shrimp.
Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, shallots. white wine, ketchup, lemon juice, A1 sauce, and dill to make a dressing.
Toss the salad. Arrange on radicchio leaves.

Chicken baked with morels artichokes and peas  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 teaspoon olive oil
2 chicken breasts, split and skinned
4 ounces fresh morels
4 artichokes hearts, each cut in 8 wedges and tossed with lemon juice
2 teaspoons kosher salt
pepper to taste
6 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup peas

Chicken baked with morels artichokes and peas

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and sear until browned on all sides. Place in large baking dish. Surround with morels and artichoke hearts. Season with salt and pepper. Pour enough chicken broth in dish to cover one half of the chicken. Push the morels and artichokes down into the liquid.
Bake until chicken is tender. Add the peas and bake for 5 minutes. Place vegetables around chicken.

Chicken breasts in vermouth  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 shallots, minced
¾ cup dry vermouth
½ pint sliced mushrooms
1 cup whipping cream
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
4 Tbsp flat, Italian parsley, chopped

Chicken breasts in vermouth

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 200˚F.
In a medium sauté pan over medium flame, heat oil with garlic, being careful not to scorch the garlic. Sauté breast halves in the oil until browned on both sides (about 7 minutes per side for thick breasts)
Remove breasts to an ovenproof serving dish, keeping as much of the oil in the sauté pan as possible. Keep breasts warm in the oven while you prepare the cream sauce.
Add the shallot and sauté until softened and turning golden brown. Add the vermouth and deglaze the pan, scraping brown pits from the side of the pan. simmer until reduced by about half. Add mushrooms and quickly heat through. Pour in cream and bring to a boil and allow to thicken. Reduce the heat and season with salt and pepper.
Pour the sauce over the chicken, sprinkle parsley over the sauce and serve.

Chicken breasts parma  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

Sauce:
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
3 large garlic cloves, minced
1 can (14.5 ounces) whole tomatoes, preferably no salt added, crushed
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 teaspoon chopped oregano
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Chicken
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 4 ounces each
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
Thinly sliced asiago or provolone cheese, about 2 ounces
Freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
4 cups cooked pasta

Chicken breasts parma

Preparation:

To make the sauce, heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and peppers and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté another minute. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, and seasonings. Stir well. Partially cover and simmer over low heat until slightly thickened, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat until use.

Meanwhile, prepare the chicken. Preheat the oven to 375° F. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat the 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts and brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side. Remove the chicken and drain any excess oil from the pan. Place just enough of the sauce in the pan to cover the bottom. Add the chicken breasts in a single layer. Spread the tops with a little sauce. Place a thin layer of the sliced cheese on top of each breast, then sprinkle with the Parmesan or Romano cheese. Place in the oven and bake until the chicken is cooked, about 15 minutes depending on the thickness. Place on individual serving dishes; pass sauce and grated cheese separately. Extra sauce can be spooned on a pasta side dish.
Heat the pasta and serve with chicken

Chicken breasts piccata  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
3 tablespoons flour
to taste salt and white pepper
3 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup white wine
2 tablespoons brined capers, rinsed
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped parsley

Chicken breasts piccata

Preparation:

Rinse the boneless and skinless chicken breast. Pat dry and slice into thin cutlets.
On wax paper, combine flour, salt and pepper. Dip cutlets into flour mixture, shaking off excess.
In a large skillet over medium heat, Heat one half of the butter and oil until the butter is melted.
Add cutlets and brown lightly on each side. Place cutlets on serving plate; keep in a warm place. Stir the wine, capers, lemon juice, and parsley into skillet; increase heat to high and cook until slightly thickened. Remove from heat, swirl in remaining butter until melted. Pour over cutlets and serve.

Chicken breasts st-pierre  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:45 minutes

4 boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup flour
to taste salt and white pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup oil
1 cup sliced green pepper
1 cup sliced onion
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup white wine
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon chopped basil
2 cups cooked rice

Chicken breasts st-pierre

Preparation:

Cut chicken breasts across in halves.
Remove skin and trim all fat. Roll chicken breasts in the flour seasoned with salt, pepper, and paprika.
Heat oil in a skillet or a saute pan.
Place chicken in skillet or pan. Brown over low heat on both sides until golden brown.
Transfer chicken to a warm dish. Add peppers, onions, and mushrooms to the skillet or pan. Saute over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
Place chicken breasts over vegetables. Pour wine and lemon juice over chicken. Sprinkle with garlic and basil. Cover chicken, and simmer over low heat for about 30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Serve with steamed rice.

Chicken breasts veronique  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

4 chicken breasts, boned, skinned
to taste salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
4 tablespoons butter
2 cups dry white wine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons slivered almonds
1/2 pound seedless green grapes, washed, stems removed, and halved lengthwise

Chicken breasts veronique

Preparation:

1.Season the chicken breasts with a mixture of salt and pepper and flour.
2. Melt the butter in a sauté pan or heavy skillet over medium high heat. Add the chicken breasts and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Add the wine and lemon juice, lower the heat, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the breasts are tender. Add the almonds and grapes for the last minute.
4. Transfer the chicken to individual plates and spoon the sauce and grapes over each serving.

Chicken breasts with wine and mustard  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutess

2 whole chicken breasts, skinned and boned
salt and black pepper to taste
6 tablespoons butter
3 shallots, minced
3/4 cup dry white or red wine
1 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup chicken stock
4 tablespoons grainy mustard, (Meaux or Pommery)

Chicken breasts with wine and mustard

Preparation:

Sprinkle the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. In a sauté pan or heavy skillet over medium-high heat, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter.
Sauté the chicken breasts for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until browned. Do not overcook. Transfer the chicken pieces to a heated platter and keep warm.
Remove any excess fat from the pan. Over medium heat sauté the shallots briefly. Add the wine, cream, and stock; bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the sauce has thickened.
Whisk in the mustard, combining well. Whisk in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, one at a time.
Return the chicken to the sauce and heat through for 5 to 10 minutes. Place the chicken breasts on individual plates, spoon the sauce over each, and top with a twist of the pepper mill.

Chicken burgundy  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:50 minutes

6 chicken breasts
to taste salt and pepper
1/4 cup flour
4 ounces diced bacon
2 teaspoons Cognac
3 cup burgundy wine
2 cups chicken stock
2 cloves minced garlic
1 sprig thyme
1 bay leaf
24 pearl onions
8 ounces mushrooms
4 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Chicken burgundy

Preparation:

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour. Fry bacon in a frying pan until crisp. Brown chicken in bacon fat on all sides.
Pour the cognac over chicken.
Ignite then add wine, stock, garlic, thyme and bay leaf.
Cover chicken and cook in a 375 degree oven for about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, peel and boil the pearl onions until tender. Saute onions and mushrooms in half of butter. Add to chicken together with bacon. Mix remaining butter and cornstarch.
Arrange chicken pieces in a deep serving dish.
Thicken the sauce with butter mixture whisking until sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Pour sauce over chicken.

Chicken couscous  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time:20 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

3 tablespoon Moroccan spice blend recipe below
4 chicken breasts about 1 1/2 lbs, boneless and skinless
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion chopped
5 cloves garlic minced
1/2 cup golden raisins
14 ounce chickpeas (1 can) drained and washed
14 ounce fire roasted tomatoes (1 can)
3 cups chicken broth low sodium
1 cup pearl couscous dry
4 cups kale rinsed and roughly chopped

Moroccan Spice Blend

1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon cardamom

Chicken couscous

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
Combine all the Moroccan spice blend ingredients together. The recipe should yields about about 3 tbsp.

Season the chicken breasts with 2 tbsp of the Moroccan spice blend thoroughly. Use more as preferred.
In a large Dutch Oven or a oven safe pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot add the chicken breasts and sear on both sides until browned, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
The chicken will not be cooked through at all, it will just be crispy on the outside. Transfer the chicken from the pot to a plate and set aside.

Add the onion and garlic to the pot and saute for about 3 minutes until onion softens and becomes translucent and garlic is aromatic. add the remaining 1 tbsp of the Moroccan spice blend and stir.

Add the golden raisins, chickpeas, fire roasted tomatoes, chicken broth, couscous and stir well. Gently stir in the kale. Bring to a boil, then add the chicken breasts back.

Cover the pot with a lid and place in the oven. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes with the lid on, then remove the lid and cook for an additional 30 minutes.

Chicken croquettes  Print Recipe

Serves: 12

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1 1/2 pounds cooked chicken, boned and skinned
8 ounces blanched sweetbreads
8 ounces sautéed mushrooms
1 ounce butter
1 1/2 ounces flour
2 cups chicken broth
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
12 wedges lemon
4 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1 cup bread crumbs
2 ounces heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
Oil for frying

Chicken croquettes

Preparation:

Dice chicken meat, sweetbreads, and clean mushrooms into small cubes.
Prepare a roux from butter and flour. Add chicken broth and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add cubed chicken, sweetbreads, and mushrooms. Season with lemon juice, cayenne, and salt. Mix egg yolks, heavy cream and cornstarch and fold into boiling mixture.
Pour onto a greased sheet pan 1/2 inch thick and cover with buttered parchment paper.
Chill well cut into 1 1/2 ounce rectangular pieces. Dip into flour, egg white, and breadcrumbs, and deep fry at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
Serve with lemon wedge or a cocktail sauce. Allow two croquettes per person.

Chicken divan  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 pound broccoli
5 cups cooked chicken
2 10-ounce can chicken soup
1 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
1 cup white bread crumbs
2 teaspoons butter

Chicken divan

Preparation:

Clean, wash and cut broccoli into medium pieces. Cook lightly in boiling water. Drain well.
Cover the bottom of a casserole dish with broccoli. Cover broccoli with the diced chicken.
In a separate bowl, mix chicken soup, mayonnaise, lemon juice, cream and ginger. Spread over chicken. Top with the cheddar cheese. Brown bread crumbs with butter.
Sprinkle over top of chicken. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until bubbly and brown.

Chicken fingers  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:5 minutes

8 large chicken breasts
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon Aromat seasoning
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups flour
5 eggs
3 cups fresh breadcrumbs
oil for frying

Chicken fingers

Preparation:

Skin chicken breasts. Remove breast bone. Cut breast meat into 1 inch wide by 2 to 4 inches long.
In a mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, seasoned salt, Aromat seasoning, Dijon mustard, poultry seasoning, and pepper. Blend seasonings with chicken.
Marinate for an hour or more. Roll chicken pieces in flour. Dip in beaten beaten eggs, and coat with bread crumbs.
Deep fry at 350 degrees for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.

Chicken florentine  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time:5 minutes

4 skinless chicken breast
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound fresh spinach
3 teaspoons butter
2 teaspoons chopped shallots
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
2 ounces cubed Swiss cheese
1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 cup chicken stock
1 cup chopped tomatoes
8 fresh basil leaves

Chicken florentine

Preparation:

Pound chicken breasts lightly between sheets of plastic wrap. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wash and rinse spinach.
Heat half butter in saucepan or skillet. Add shallots. Cook briefly and then add spinach and nutmeg.
Cook until spinach is wilted and moisture has evaporated. Remove spinach from pan and cool.
In center of each chicken breast place equal portion of spinach along with cheese.
Fold sides of and then ends over the stuffing. Place the chicken in steamer and steam for 5 minutes.
Melt remaining butter in small pan. Add remaining ingredients and reduce to half. Serve over chicken. Garnish with basil leaves.

Chicken fricassée  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 3-pound whole chicken
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup flour
to taste salt and white pepper
1 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup sliced onion
1 medium sliced green pepper
1 medium sliced carrot
1/2 stalk sliced celery
1 clove minced garlic
1 cup chopped tomatoes

Chicken fricassée

Preparation:

Cut the chicken into eight pieces.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Combine the flour, salt, and pepper.
Roll the chicken pieces in the flour mixture. Place in the skillet, skin side down. Brown both sides until golden brown. Transfer the chicken to a warm platter. Discard the fat from the skillet. Turn the heat to high. Add the wine. Reduce by half.
Add the sliced onion, green pepper, carrot, celery, garlic, and chopped tomatoes. Simmer and cover for 10 minutes.
Add the chicken, and continue cooking until meat is tender, about 20 minutes.
Transfer the chicken to a warm serving platter. Reduce the sauce to a medium thick consistency. Pour the sauce over chicken and serve.

Chicken galantine  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

1 3-pound chicken
4 ounces lean pork
4 ounces lean veal
3 ounces pork fat back
1 tablespoon Brandy
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon spice blend
4 ounces cooked ham
4 ounces cooked giblets
1 ounce diced truffles
2 ounces pistachio nuts

Chicken galantine

Preparation:

Make a cut along back of chicken. Remove the skin and flesh over the back. Continue towards the breast, carefully cutting away the meat attached to the breast bone. Remove carcass. Bone the thighs. Debone the wings at the first joint.
Combine the chicken tenderloins with veal, pork, pork fat. Grind twice through the fine blade of a meat grinder. Add brandy, eggs, and seasonings, and diced garnishes. Mix well.
Prepare a chicken stock with bones.
Place boned chicken, skin side down on cheese cloth. Spread forcemeat over chicken.
Wrap cheese cloth around chicken.
Tie both ends and middle of roll. Simmer in chicken stock for 1 1/2 hours. Refrigerate 24 hours. Slice into 1/2-inch slices. Serve on cold plates with salad.

Chicken hash vanderbilt  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 3-pound roasting chicken, washed

for stock:
1 large onion, peeled and quartered
1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced
1 leek, cleaned and sliced
2 sticks celery
1 bouquet garni

for sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups chicken stock
8 ounces mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
1 pound frozen peas

Chicken hash vanderbilt

Preparation:

In a large soup pot, combine chicken and vegetables. Cover with water. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Transfer chicken to a plate. Allow to cool. Skin chicken and debone. Cut all meat into cubes. Reserve.
For the sauce:
Melt butter in a large saucepan. Stir in the flour to make a roux. Strain 2 cups chicken stock over the roux. Whisk to thicken. Simmer for 10 minutes. Sauce should be medium-thick. add chicken and simmer for 5 minutes. Melt butter in a frying pan. Add mushrooms and sauté on high heat until all liquid is evaporated. Add to chicken.
Spoon chicken mixture into a casserole baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
Cook peas according to package directions. Drain and puree in a food processor.
I add 1 or 2 tablespoons instant mashed potatoes to thicken peas. Spoon puree of peas in a pastry bag fitted with a star tube.
Pipe all around edges of baking dish. Bake at 375 degrees until brown.

Chicken in curried sauce  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:10 minutes

1 3-pound cooked chicken
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium chopped white onion
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon tomato sauce
1 teaspoon chopped mango chutney
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup cream
1 medium papaya

Chicken in curried sauce

Preparation:

Skin the chicken and divide into portions.
Remove the bones if desired. and stir occasionally until heated. Add curry powder, tomato sauce and chutney. Mix and remove from heat.
Mix in the mayonnaise. Whip the cream to soft peaks. Stir in the curry sauce.
Place the chicken pieces on a serving dish. Cover with the sauce and garnish with papaya slices.

Chicken liver mousse  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

12 ounces chicken livers
2 ounces butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 clove minced garlic
1 cup milk
1 ounce dry sherry wine
1/8 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon thyme
2 bay leaves
3/4 cup strong aspic
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup heavy cream .

Chicken liver mousse

Preparation:

Remove connective tissue from the liver. Melt butter in a sauté pan, add onions and garlic and sauté until soft and translucent.
Add all other ingredients except cream. Cook covered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes. Whip cream to medium stiffness. Remove bay leaves from liver mixture. Puree the liver mixture in a food processor until smooth.
Pour into a large bowl and fold in the whipped cream.
Immediately pour into molds and chill.
Dip molds in hot water and unmold chicken liver mousse. Serve as hors d'oeuvre or appetizers

Chicken magnifique  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 10 minutes

6 boneless chicken breasts*
2 tablespoons oil
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 clove garlic
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups milk

Chicken magnifique

Preparation:

Brown chicken in 2 tablespoons oil.
Remove to roasting pan.
Saute the mushrooms and add to the chicken. Crush the garlic clove and add with spices to pan.
Mix the soups with the milk and heat in the frying pan. (This deglazes the pan).
Pour over the chicken and bake about 1 hour at 350 F.

* Use a combination of chicken breasts and thighs, if desired.

Chicken paté  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 1 hour

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

1-2 1/2 pound whole chicken
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 chopped juniper berries
1 ounce white wine
4 chicken livers
2 teaspoons Madeira
6 ounces cèpes
2 ounces walnuts
1/4 ounce pistachio nuts
1/4 ounce spice blend
1 pork caul
1 pound basic forcemeat
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon butter
Parsley for garnish

Chicken paté

Preparation:

Bone and butterfly chicken.
Remove breast and leg meat. Save skin. Butterfly chicken breast and pound lightly.
Cube meat from chicken legs. Season breast meat with salt and juniper berries and marinate in white wine for 2 hours. Drain and dry.
Season livers with salt and marinate in Madeira.
Combine cubed chicken leg meat, mushrooms, walnuts, and pistachio. Season with salt and season blend and fold into forcemeat.
Grease a 2 quart mold, dust with black pepper. Line with pork caul. Line with chicken skin and breast.
Fill with forcemeat, press, and fold caul over forcemeat. Sprinkle with pepper and cover with foil.
Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hours. Cool, unmold and chill. Slice into 1/2-inch slices. Serve cold.

Chicken pot au feu with carrots potatoes and leeks  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 chicken, about 3 pounds, cut into serving pieces
6 cups chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
1 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
1 medium-size onion, peeled and quartered
4 small carrots, peeled and cut into 2 inch lengths
8 small new potatoes, halved
4 leeks, white and light green parts only, washed and cut into 2 inch pieces
1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
freshly ground pepper to taste
2 teaspoons chopped Italian parsley

Chicken pot au feu with carrots potatoes and leeks

Preparation:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large wide pot over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear until browned, about 4 minutes per side. Remove from the pot and set aside.
Place the chicken broth, coriander seeds and garlic in the pot and bring to the boil. Add the chicken, lower the heat, partially cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

2. Add the onion, carrots, potatoes, leeks and 1 teaspoon of salt, partially cover and simmer until the chicken and vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
Divide the chicken and vegetables among four large bowls, ladle the broth over them

Chicken primavera  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

1/2 cup chicken stock
1/3 cup oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon dried chilies
4 chicken breasts
4 cups Broccoli florets
1 red pepper
1 medium chopped onion
12 ounces egg noodles
salt and black pepper to taste .

Chicken primavera

Preparation:

Combine chicken stock, half of oil, soy sauce, garlic, cornstarch, ginger and chilies.
Skin and bone chicken breasts. Place in mixture. Stir to coat evenly. Set aside.
Cut red pepper into strips. Heat remaining oil in a skillet. Drain chicken breasts and brown on both sides. Cook pasta according to standard directions.
Transfer chicken to a warm platter. Add vegetables to skillet. Cook until tender.
Pour soy mixture over vegetables. Stir until sauce thickens. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss drained noodles in sauce. Place chicken breasts on top and serve hot

Chicken provencale  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 3-pound chicken, cut into 8 serving pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon rosemary
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 pound small mushrooms
1 cup peeled, seeded, chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chicken bouillon
4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or basil

Chicken provencale

Preparation:

Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a heavy skillet and add the chicken, skin side down. Cook for 10 minute, or until golden brown. Turn the pieces. Add the garlic, onion, rosemary, thyme and mushrooms. Cook, stirring, for another 5 minutes.
Pour off the fat in the pan and add tomatoes, wine and bouillion. Scrape the bottom of the pan with a spatula. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Thicken the sauce by reducing it briefly over high heat. Add the parsley or basil and serve.

Chicken salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:None

12 ounces cooked chicken
4 ounces diced celery
20 pieces pecans
1 diced shallot
2 hard cooked eggs, chopped
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
salt and white pepper to taste
8 leaves lettuce

Chicken salad

Preparation:

Dice chicken. Combine with celery, nuts, shallots,chopped hard cooked eggs, and lemon juice.
Fold in mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper. Serve on lettuce leaf.

Chicken salad and avocados  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:None

6 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon gin
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon white pepper

6 cooked chicken breasts or chicken thighs
2 ripe avocados
2 teaspoons lemon juice
8 slices blanched and peeled tomatoes
4 teaspoons sour cream
1 bunch watercress

Chicken salad and avocados

Preparation:

Combine vinegar, gin, olive oil, salt, sugar, and pepper. Skin, bone, and cube the chicken.
Marinate in dressing for 10 to 15 minutes. Peel avocados and cut into wedges; season to taste with salt pepper, and lemon juice.

Spoon marinated chicken on each plate; decorate with wedges of avocado, tomato slices, dollops of sour cream or creme fraiche, and watercress.

Chicken salad with couscous  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped fine
1 green pepper, cut into small chunks
4 green onions, tops included, chopped
1 package (10 ounces) couscous, prepared according to package directions
Dressing: recipe follows
mint leaves for garnish

Dressing:
In blender or processor, place
1 large chopped garlic clove
1 chopped green onion
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard and 2 teaspoons sugar.

Chicken salad with couscous

Preparation:

Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; dredge in oil in pan to coat. Cook about 10 minutes on each side until chicken is fully cooked.
Remove chicken from pan and cut into bite-size pieces; place in large bowl. Add cucumber, chopped mint, green pepper and onions. Place prepared couscous in large bowl and fluff with fork. Add chicken mixture and stir gently.
Pour Dressing over all and toss gently to mix well. Garnish with mint leaves.

Dressing:
In blender or processor, place
1 large chopped garlic clove
1 chopped green onion
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard and 2 teaspoons sugar.

Process until blended, slowly adding
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil.

Chicken salad with pasta and asparagus  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

Oven-Poached Chicken:

1 4 to 5 pound roasting chicken
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
1 teaspoon dried thyme

Salad:
1 pound rotini pasta
1 pound asparagus
1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
1/2 cup unblanched almonds, toasted

Basil-Tarragon Dressing:
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup canola oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Chicken salad with pasta and asparagus

Preparation:

Place chicken in large roasting pan. Combine chicken stock, wine, bay leaf, tarragon and thyme; pour over chicken, cover with foil and bake in a 375 degree oven until drumsticks move easily and liquid runs clear.
Remove from pan and cool completely. Remove all meat from chicken and cut into bite size pieces. Cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Cook pasta until al dente. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Break off tough ends of asparagus. Cook in boiling water until tender-crisp. Add snow peas to asparagus for 30 seconds. Drain vegetables and rinse under cold running water. Cut asparagus into bite-size pieces; add asparagus and snow peas to chicken, along with red pepper and almonds.
In food processor, combine onion, parsley, sugar, basil, tarragon and garlic; process until finely chopped. Add oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; process until creamy. Add dressing to salad and toss well.

Chicken sauté vinaigre  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

2 tablespoons butter
1 sprig fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
1 3-pound chicken
salt and black pepper to taste
4 garlic cloves
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup chicken stock
2 teaspoons tomato paste
1/4 cup chopped parsley

Chicken sauté vinaigre

Preparation:

Cut chicken into 8 pieces. Melt 1/2 of the butter in a heavy bottom skillet. Add thyme, bay leaf and the chicken cut up in pieces, skin side down. Season with salt, pepper and garlic.
Sauté the chicken turning the pieces often, for about 10 minutes. Pour off the fat. Add the vinegar stirring to dissolve the particles adhering to the bottom of the skillet.
Add the stock, tomato paste. Boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the remaining butter and parsley. Stir to coat chicken pieces. Serve hot.

Chicken strudel  Print Recipe

Serves: Serves 8

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

3 tablespoons butter
1 medium chopped onion
1/2 pound chopped mushrooms
1 pound ground chicken breast
1 teaspoon tarragon
1 clove minced garlic
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
1/3 cup diced prosciutto
1 egg, beaten
8 sheets phyllo dough

Chicken strudel

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a skillet melt half of the butter. Add onion and sauté over medium heat until golden. Add mushrooms and cook until soft. Add chicken ,salt , tarragon, and garlic. Cook until chicken is brown.
Mix in cheese, Prosciutto, and egg.
Brush 1/2 filo sheet with melted butter.
Spoon 1/3 cup chicken mixture on narrow edge and fold in sides.
Roll up and place, seam side down on a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining sheets of dough.
Brush the rolls with remaining butter. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.

Chicken terrine  Print Recipe

Serves: 12

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

8 ounces skinned chicken breast
2 egg whites
4 ounces light cream
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon chopped dill
1 teaspoon chopped basil
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
8 ounces cubed carrots
4 ounces cubed zucchini
4 ounces cubed artichokes
4 ounces julienne cèpes
8 ounces spinach leaves
8 ounces julienne red peppers

Chicken terrine

Preparation:

Bone and grind chicken breasts. Place in a cold food processor and purée to a fine paste. Add slowly the chilled cream. Mix in dill, salt, pepper and basil. Refrigerate.
Cook carrots till tender then cool in ice cold water and drain. Boil zucchini, diced artichokes al dente in separate pots. Blanch spinach in boiling water. Shock in ice water and drain well. Cut into julienne. Fold all vegetables into chicken mixture.
Line a 12 inch terrine with plastic wrap.
Fill with mixture. Press well. Cover.
Bake in a water bath in a 300 degree oven. Bake to an internal temperature of 150 degrees.
Cool and refrigerate. Slice and serve with green salad.

Chicken with coriander  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

4 chicken breasts
1 lime
1 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup fresh coriander, chopped
1 minced garlic clove
salt and white pepper to taste
2 egg whites
2 teaspoons water

Chicken with coriander

Preparation:

Rinse split chicken breasts and pat dry. Peel lime, removing all white pith.
Cut lime into thin slices; tuck slices under breast skin. Combine bread crumbs, fresh coriander, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl. In a shallow dish, beat the egg whites and water.
Dip chicken in egg whites; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place chicken with the skin side down on rack of broiler pan.
Broil 6 to 8 inches from heat source 10 minutes on each side. Transfer chicken to a 350 degree oven.
Bake for 10 minutes or until chicken is fully done.

Chicken with endive radicchio and balsamic vinegar glaze  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

3 tablespoons olive oil
4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
1 large red onion, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices, separated into rings
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried
6 medium size heads Belgian endive, trimmed, halved lengthwise
1 medium size head radicchio, cut into 8 wedges
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
chopped fresh parsley

Chicken with endive radicchio and balsamic vinegar glaze

Preparation:

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in heavy large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add to skillet; sauté until cooked through, about 6 minutes per side.
Transfer chicken to platter (do not clean skillet). Tent chicken with foil.
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and oregano; sauté until onion softens, about 10 minutes. Using tongs, transfer onion to plate. Reduce heat to medium.
Add endive to skillet and sauté until beginning to brown, turning occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add radicchio.
Cover skillet and cook until radicchio begins to brown and endive softens, about 5 minutes.
Return onion to skillet. Sprinkle vegetables with sugar. Stir until sugar melts, about 1 minute. Transfer vegetables to plate. Add vinegar to skillet; boil until slightly thickened, scraping up any browned bits, about 2 minutes.
Add chicken to skillet; turn to coat with glaze. Arrange chicken on platter. Arrange vegetables around chicken. Drizzle remaining glaze from skillet over vegetables. Top with parsley.

Chicken with portobello mushroom sauce  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

2 large portobello mushrooms, stems discarded
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
8 medium boneless chicken breast halves with skin
1 medium sliced onion, sliced
1 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup heavy cream

Chicken with portobello mushroom sauce

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Arrange the mushrooms stem sides down on a baking sheet.
Brush the mushrooms with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Roast for about 10 minutes or until tender. Slice the mushrooms thinly. Reserve. Heat the remaining oil. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook the chicken breasts over moderate heat with onion, or roast the chicken breast with onion in a roasting pan until done. Pour off fat. Transfer chicken to a plate and keep warm. Add the wine to the skillet or pan.
Reduce over high heat for 5 minutes. Add chicken stock. Reduce by half. Add the cream, and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Stir in the sliced mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper.
Set the chicken breast or slice chicken breast on plates or a platter. Spoon the sauce over and serve with potato and fennel hash.

Chinese chicken tenders  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

4 boneless chicken breasts
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper

For the batter:
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup pancake mix
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 egg
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup water

For the sauce:
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt

Chinese chicken tenders

Preparation:

Cut chicken breast into medium strips.
Season with soy sauce, salt and pepper.
Combine flour, pancake mix, cornstarch, egg, baking powder, and water. Mix well to form a smooth batter.
Dip chicken pieces in batter, and deep fry at 350 degrees for 5 minutes or until golden brown.
To make the sauce:
In a heavy bottom medium saucepan, mix all the ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat, while stirring.
Cook for 2 minutes to thicken. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving dish. Allow to cool.

Coconut milk chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time:10 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1-inch to 1-1/2 inch thick)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt to taste
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 yellow onion, finely diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups seeded and diced tomatoes, (or use 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes, well drained)
1 can (14 ounces) unsweetened, lite coconut milk
chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish

Coconut milk chicken

Preparation:

Pat dry the chicken breasts with paper towels and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl combine cumin, paprika, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper; stir until thoroughly incorporated.
Rub seasoning mixture all over chicken breasts.
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add chicken breasts to the heated oil and cook for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until browned and almost cooked through. Cooking time will depend on the size of the chicken breasts.
Remove chicken from skillet and set aside on a plate; keep covered.
Add remaining olive oil to the skillet; add onions to the heated oil and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender and translucent.
Stir in garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
Add tomatoes and continue to cook for 5 minutes, or until tomatoes are soft.
Stir in the coconut milk and bring to a simmer; let simmer for 5 minutes, or until sauce thickens.
Return chicken breasts to the skillet; reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 4 to 5 more minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Chicken is done when internal temperature registers at 165˚F.
Taste sauce for salt and pepper; adjust accordingly.
Garnish with cilantro or parsley, and serve.

Cold curried chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:10 minutes

2 cups cooked chicken breasts, cubed
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 medium chopped white onion
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 tablespoon tomato sauce
1 teaspoon chopped mango chutney
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup cream
1 medium papaya

Cold curried chicken

Preparation:

Heat the oil and add the onion. Sauté and stir occasionally, until soft. Add curry powder, tomato sauce and chutney.
Mix and remove from heat. Mix in the mayonnaise. Whip the cream to soft peaks. Stir in the curry sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Place the chicken pieces on a serving dish. Cover with the sauce and garnish with papaya slices.

Crispy chicken nuggets  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1 pound boneless chicken breast
1 tablespoon white wine worcestershire
2 minced garlic cloves
4 drops hot sauce
salt and white pepper to taste
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup apricot jam
2 drops hot sauce
1/2 gallon vegetable oil

Crispy chicken nuggets

Preparation:

Rinse chicken breast, pat dry, and cut into 1 inch nuggets. Place cubes in medium sized bowl; stir in one half of the wine Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Add hot sauce, salt and pepper.
Dredge chicken nuggets in cornstarch, shaking to remove excess. In large skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 350 degrees.
Fry nuggets, a few at a time, 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
To prepare dipping sauce:
In a small bowl, combine ketchup, apricot jam, remaining wine, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Serve chicken nuggets with sauce.

Curried chicken and rice salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 cup long grain white rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2 inch dice
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 medium celery ribs, finely diced
1 medium red pepper, cut into strips
1/2 cup dried currants
1 Granny Smith apple, diced
3/4 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped
3 medium scallions, chopped

HONEY-MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

Makes about 3/4 cup

1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced garlic
6 tablespoons olive oil

Curried chicken and rice salad

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Spread the coconut on a small baking sheet and toast , stirring once or twice, until golden. Let cool.
Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a medium saucepan. Add half the onion and cook stirring, until softened. Add 2 teaspoons of the curry powder and the ginger and cook, stirring, for two minutes. Stir in the rice, 2 cups of water and the salt and bring to a boil.. Cover and cook over low heat until rice is tender.
Transfer to a bowl. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet. Add the chicken and cook stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the garlic, the remaining chopped onion and 1 teaspoon curry powder and cook until chicken is cooked through. Add to the rice and let cool, tossing occasionally. Stir in the celery, bell pepper, currants and apple into the chicken and rice.
Add the Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette and toss to coat. Add the coconut, peanuts and scallions to the chicken salad and combine. Serve the salad with your favorite lettuce.

Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette:
Whisk the vinegar with the lemon juice, honey, mustard and garlic. Whisk in the oil and season with salt and pepper.

Curried chicken breasts  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

2 pounds boneless chicken breasts
2 teaspoons butter
to taste salt and pepper
1/4 cup chopped shallots
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 cup white wine
1 1/4 cups heavy cream

Curried chicken breasts

Preparation:

Remove skin from chicken then cut into 1/2 inch wide strips. Melt butter in a skillet.
Add the chicken pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Stir often until chicken loses its raw look about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the chicken strips with shallots and curry powder.
Stir well to blend and cook for about 2 minutes.
Transfer the chicken pieces to a bowl.
Add the white wine to the skillet and cook over high heat for 3 minutes.
Add cream to the skillet and cook over high heat until sauce is reduced and starts to thicken.
Add the chicken pieces to sauce. Heat well and serve with hot rice.

Deviled chicken breasts  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

4 medium chicken breasts
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 cup oil
1 cup fine bread crumbs
1 cup tomato sauce

Deviled chicken breasts

Preparation:

Flatten the chicken breasts with a mallet or the bottom of a heavy skillet.
Season with salt and pepper on both sides and sprinkle with oil. Broil the chicken breasts with the skin side down for about 10 minutes . Turn the chicken pieces and continue broiling until skin is brown. Brush each chicken piece with mustard.
Sprinkle with bread crumbs and bake until chicken is done and bread crumbs are brown.
Serve with tomato sauce.

Fried chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

1 large (3 pounds) whole chicken, cut into eight pieces
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon dry thyme
2 eggs
2 cups of milk
Canola oil for frying

Fried chicken

Preparation:

Thoroughly wash the chicken pieces and reserve on paper towel to dry.
Combine the flour with half (half a teaspoon) of the salt and place in a large bowl and reserve.
Combine all remaining dry spices and herbs in a small bowl. Season chicken pieces and mix well.
In a separate bowl combine the two eggs with the milk and whisk. Dip the chicken in the milk and egg mixture and then into the flour.
Repeat and reserve the chicken pieces.
Using a deep fryer or a large cast iron pan with high sides, fill the pan until it is almost half filled with the oil.
Heat the pan over medium high.
Place 4 pieces of the chicken into the pan and let them cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Turn the chicken over and cook another 6 - 10 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove the chicken and reserve.
Fry the last four pieces of chicken in the same manner. Serve the chicken warm.

Fried chicken bites  Print Recipe

Serves: 10

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp ach dry mustard, and garlic powder
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, (optional)
4 egg
vegetable oil, for deep-frying
3 lbs kosher boneless skinless chicken breast boneless skinless chicken breasts, and/thighs

Fried chicken bites

Preparation:

In shallow dish, mix together half of the flour, the mustard, garlic powder, pepper,salt, and cayenne
pepper (if using). Pour remaining flour into separate shallow dish. In third shallow dish,
beat eggs. Pour enough oil into large deep skillet or Dutch oven to come 1 inch (2.5 cm) up side.
Heat until deep-fryer thermometer reads 375 F (190 C) or 1-inch (2.5 cm) cube of white bread turns
golden brown in 40 seconds.
Meanwhile, cut chicken into scant 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. Coat chicken in flour, tapping off
excess. Dip into eggs, allowing excess to drip back into dish. Coat with mustard mixture.
Fry chicken, in batches and turning occasionally, until golden brown and juices run clear when chicken
is pierced, about 5 minutes for white meat and 7 minutes for dark meat. Drain on rack over paper
towel–lined baking sheet.

For a Hanukkah version of chicken and waffles, try a piece of this fried chicken on a plain
A Recipe of buñuelo drizzled with maple syrup.

Fried sesame drumsticks  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

8 drumsticks
1 egg
1 teaspoon water
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/2 gallon vegetable oil


Fried sesame drumsticks

Preparation:

Rinse drumsticks and pat dry. In a shallow dish, beat together the egg, water, soy sauce, and salt.
Combine sesame seeds and flour in a bowl. Dip drumsticks in egg mixture; coat in sesame mixture.
In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil.
Fry the drumsticks in hot oil about 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Reduce heat to medium low. Cook for 10 more minutes, or until juices run clear when pierced with a fork.

General tso chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

for the chicken:
1 pound chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 egg white
3 tablespoons cornstarch

sauce:
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon minced ginger
few tablespoons of chopped green onion
dried red chilies (optional)
3/4 cup chicken stock or water
1 tablespoon tomato paste
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/2 tablespoon chili/garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch (for a thinner sauce, start with a tablespoon)

rice:
1 cup jasmine or basmati rice
1 3/4 cups water
generous pinch of salt
Bring the water and salt to a boil, add the rice, stir and cover. Cook for 20 minutes over low heat. Turn the heat off, let set for 10 minutes, fluff with a fork.


General tso chicken

Preparation:

Cook the rice:
Bring the water and salt to a boil, add the rice, stir and cover. Cook for 20 minutes over low heat. Turn the heat off, let set for 10 minutes, fluff with a fork.

Marinate the chicken
Combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, egg white and cornstarch in a medium bowl. Whisk together to a creamy consistency.
Toss the chicken in batter to coat. Allow to sit while preparing the sauce.

Make the sauce
Heat canola oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger, green onions and red chiles (if using) and stir around until very fragrant - 30 seconds to a minute.
Add in the chicken stock or water.Then add the sesame oil, soy sauce, tomato paste, rice wine vinegar, chili/garlic paste, and the brown sugar. Mix this together very well and bring it up to a boil.
Adjust the taste to make the sauce spicier or sweeter adding a little more vinegar for extra tang.
Combine a few tablespoons of the the warm sauce in a measuring cup with 1 1/2 tablespoons of cornstarch and whisk until there are no clumps.
Pour that mixture back into the sauce pan and let boil for a few minutes until thick.
Set the heat to low.

Cook the chicken
Heat a pan over medium high heat with a small amount of oil covering the entire bottom. Make sure the oil is very hot before you add the chicken.
Cook the chicken in multiple batches for a couple of minutes on each side to get it crisp and golden brown on all sides. Use a wire screen to cover the pan as oil may splatter.
Once a batch of chicken is cooked, set it aside on a plate.

Combine chicken and sauce in a clean pan. Mix to combine and let simmer together for a few minutes.
Serve over white rice with chopped green onion and some steamed veggies

Grilled bruschetta chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time:25 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
1/4 cup sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette Dressing, divided OR Balsamic vinegar
1 tomato, finely chopped, or canned diced tomatoes
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Grilled bruschetta chicken

Preparation:

Flatten the chicken breast slightly.
Coat chicken with 2 tablespoons of the dressing Marinate chicken in a shallow glass dish for 30 minutes to an hour.
Grill the chicken breasts or bake in a 400F oven t for 5 to 6 minutes. Discard the dressing.
Meanwhile, combine remaining dressing, tomatoes, cheese and basil.

Turn chicken over; place on foil. Top with tomato mixture. Grill or bake 8 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF).
Serve with pasta.


Grilled chicken and vegetable pasta salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

2 red peppers
3 zucchini
2 corn cobs
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme or oregano
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon each pepper and sugar
3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 cups fusilli noodles

Grilled chicken and vegetable pasta salad

Preparation:

Seed and core red peppers; cut into 1-inch wide strips. Cut zucchini diagonally into 1/2 inch thick slices. Brush corn and zucchini with 2 tablespoons of the oil.
On lightly greased grill over medium heat and with lid closed, cook vegetables, turning corn often and peppers and zucchini halfway through cooking time until tender. Cool.
Slice kernels off corn and transfer to a large bowl. Cut red pepper strips into 3/4-inch chunks; add to bowl along with zucchini slices. Meanwhile, whisk together remaining oil, vinegar, thyme, mustard, salt, pepper and sugar.
Brush 2 tablespoons of the dressing over chicken. Grill chicken over medium-high heat with lid closed until no longer pink inside.
Slice into thin strips.
Cook pasta until tender but firm. Drain and rinse under cold water. Add to vegetables along with remaining dressing; toss to coat.
Top with chicken.

Grilled chicken pesto  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

4 boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 cloves minced garlic
salt and black pepper to taste
1/2 cup olive oil
2 sweet potatoes
20 cherry tomatoes
6 cups lettuce leaves

Grilled chicken pesto

Preparation:

Cut a slit in thickest part of chicken; insert 2 fresh basil leaves in each one. Chop remaining basil.
Whish together vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Whisk in oil and chopped basil.
Remove 2 tablespoons of the dressing and brush over chicken. Peel and cut potatoes into 1 inch cubes.
Blanch potatoes in boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain.
Thread potatoes and tomatoes onto separate skewers. Brush with some of the reserved dressing.
Grill or broil chicken, potato and tomato skewers. Season lettuce with remaining dressing. Arrange on plates.
Slice chicken diagonally.
Fan over lettuce with vegetables.

Grilled chicken salad with asparagus and blue cheese  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

1/2 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste
2 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 pound asparagus, stems trimmed and peeled
1 red pepper, cut into matchsticks
1 yellow pepper, cut into matchsticks
1 small red onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomato halves, patted dry and coarsely chopped
3 ounces drained canned water chestnuts, thinly sliced
1/2 pound Gorgonzola or Stilton cheese, crumbled
1/2 pound finely diced ham
3 bibb lettuce, leaves separated

Grilled chicken salad with asparagus and blue cheese

Preparation:

Whisk 3 tablespoons of the oil with the lemon juice, mustard and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
Add the chicken breast and turn to coat. Cover and marinate at room temperature for 1 hour.
In a large skillet of boiling salted water, cook the asparagus until crisp tender. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again.
Cut the asparagus into 1 1/2 inch lengths.Grill or panfry the chicken until nicely browned and cooked through. Let cool.
Heat 2 more tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet. Add the peppers and onion and cook until crisp tender.
Cut the chicken into 1/4-inch thick slices. Transfer to a bowl, add the rosemary and toss.
Stir in the pepper mixture, asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes and water chestnuts.
Add the cheese, ham and remaining 3 tablespoons oil and toss well. Season with salt and pepper.
Serve the salad on lettuce leaves.

Grilled honey-thyme chicken and potatoes  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

4 chicken legs, excess fat trimmed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1 lb (454 g) baby potatoes, sliced in half
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
2 lemons, sliced in wedges

Grilled honey-thyme chicken and potatoes

Preparation:

Preheat barbecue to medium.
Coat chicken with 1 tbsp oil and 1/4 tsp salt in a medium bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Toss potatoes in remaining oil and salt in another bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Stir Dijon with honey and 1 tbsp thyme
Oil grill. Barbecue chicken and potatoes, with lid closed, flipping chicken halfway through, until chicken is springy when pressed, about 30 min. Transfer potatoes to a platter when they are fork-tender, about 15 min.
Transfer chicken to a platter with potatoes and brush with Dijon mixture. Sprinkle with remaining thyme.
Barbecue lemons about 1 min. Serve with chicken and potatoes.

Recipe published by chatelaine.com/

Healthy baked chicken nuggets  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

1 pound (2 large) skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into even bit sized pieces
salt and pepper to taste
2 tsp olive oil
6 tbsp whole wheat Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tbsp panko
2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
olive oil spray


Healthy baked chicken nuggets

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425°. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil spray.

Put the olive oil in one bowl and the breadcrumbs, panko and parmesan cheese in another.

Season chicken with salt and pepper, then put in the bowl with the olive oil and mix well.

Put a few chunks of chicken at a time into the breadcrumb mixture to coat, then on the baking sheet. Lightly spray the top with olive oil spray then bake 8 - 10 minutes. Turn over then cook another 4 - 5 minutes or until cooked through.

Honey-garlic chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

4 boneless chicken breasts
1/4 cup dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup honey
1/3 cup soy sauce

Honey-garlic chicken

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place chicken skin side down in a broiler proof dish. Stir remaining ingredients together and pour over top. Bake 15 minutes.
Baste at least once with sauce. Turn chicken skin side up.
Turn on broiler and continue to cook for 5 to 7 minutes, basting often with sauce until skin is crispy.

Lemon chicken breast  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1/4 cup good olive oil
3 tablespoons minced garlic (9 cloves)
1/3 cup dry white wine
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (2 lemons)
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme leaves
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 boneless chicken breasts, skin on (6 to 8 ounces each)
1 lemon

Lemon chicken breast

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 400 F.
Warm the olive oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, add the garlic, and cook for just one minute — but don't allow the garlic to turn brown. Off the heat, add the white wine, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, thyme and 1 teaspoon salt, and pour into a 9-by-12-inch baking dish.
Pat the chicken breasts dry and place them skin side up over the sauce. Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle them liberally with salt and pepper. Cut the lemon in eight wedges and tuck it among the pieces of chicken.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, depending on the size of the chicken breasts, until the chicken is done and the skin is lightly browned. If the chicken isn't browned enough, put it under the broiler for two minutes. Cover the pan tightly with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and serve hot with the pan juices.

Lemon chicken cutlets  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

3/4 cup plain dry breadcrumbs
2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried
2 teaspoons minced lemon peel
4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
salt and white pepper to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
4 lemon wedges

Lemon chicken cutlets

Preparation:

Mix breadcrumbs, basil and thyme and lemon peel on a large plate. Pound chicken breasts between sheets of waxed paper to 1/2-inch thickness.
Rinse chicken with cold water so that coating will adhere. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Press both sides of chicken breasts into crumb mixture to cover.
In a heavy large skillet, Heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken to skillet.
Sauté over medium heat until chicken is cooked through and golden brown. Turn chicken and continue cooking about 4 minutes per side. Serve chicken with lemon wedges

Moroccan spiced chicken breasts  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1 tablespoon olive oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 tablespoons canola oil

For Moroccan spice mix:

1 teaspoon grated orange zest
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground coriander
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon hot chili powder
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Moroccan spiced chicken breasts

Preparation:

Moroccan spice mix:
Mix ingredients together thoroughly.
Use as directed in Moroccan spiced chicken.

To prepare Moroccan spiced chicken breasts:
Blend the spice mix and olive oil in a shallow bowl. Pat chicken dry and dredge in the spice paste, turning to coat completely. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Sauté the chicken breasts until cooked through, about 6 minutes per side.
Serve with coucous or rice.

Nasi goreng  Print Recipe

Serves: 3

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

8 ounces boneless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 leeks, chopped (white and green part)
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons sambal oelek or asian chili paste
1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
3 cups cooked rice
1 cup cooked salad shrimp
1/2 cup frozen tiny peas

garnish:
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup roasted peanuts

Nasi goreng

Preparation:

Heat oil in a wok or skillet. Cook leeks, onion, garlic and sambal oelek, stirring until softened. Add chicken and red pepper. Cook for about 4 minutes, or chicken is done.
Stir in rice, shrimp and peas. Cook to heat through. (can be made a day before serving).
Garnish:
Heat oil in a nonstick skillet. Cook eggs without stirring until set and golden brown in the bottom.
Transfer to a cutting board. Cut into thin strips. Serve cucumber and peanuts in individual bowls to sprinkle over each serving.

Oriental lemon chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1 lb boneless chicken breast (skinless), cut into thin strips
2 tablespoons soy sauce
4 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 tablespoon cornstarch diluted in 1 tablespoon water
1 lemon (skin grated) and juiced
2 tablespoons sherry
3/4 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons celery leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon granulated white sugar
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 cup cooking oil

Oriental lemon chicken

Preparation:

Combine chicken strips and soy sauce. Mix well and marinate for at least 15 minutes.
Heat oil. Meanwhile, dredge the chicken strips in 4 1/2 tablespoons of cornstarch.
Fry the coated chicken pieces until color turns light brown. Do not overcook.
Remove the chicken from the pan, place in a plate, and set aside.
Drain excess oil until about 1 tablespoon is left. Saute garlic and stir in the celery leaves.
Pour in the chicken broth and sherry. Add sugar, salt, grated lemon, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Stir and let boil.
Pour-in the cornstarch mixed in water. Stir until the sauce thickens.
Add the fried chicken slices. Stir and cook for another minute.
Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.

Oven barbecued chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:50 minutes

1 tablespoon chopped onion
1 cup water
1/2 cup ketchup
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 2-pounds whole chickens



Oven barbecued chicken

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Combine onion, water, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire, hot sauce, garlic lemon rind and juice in a saucepan. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Wash and dry chickens. Cut into quarters. Brush pieces on both sides with sauce.
Arrange in greased baking pan skin side down. Bake 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees.
Turn chicken pieces over. Brush with remaining sauce. Bake 20 minutes or until done and tender.

Oven-baked chicken wings  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

12 chicken wings
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
3/4 cup bread crumbs
to taste salt and black pepper

Oven-baked chicken wings

Preparation:

Rinse chicken wings and pat dry. Tuck the tip of each wing under to form a triangle.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a shallow dish, beat together the egg whites, honey and mustard.
Combine bread crumbs, pecans, salt and pepper in a bowl. Dip the chicken wings into egg white mixture; coat with pecan mixture. Arrange wings on greased sheet pan.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown, turning wings halfway through baking time.

Parmesan and basil chicken salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

2 whole chicken breasts, on the bone, with the skin
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons pine nuts
4 large celery ribs, peeled and coarsely chopped
2/3 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 bunch of watercress, large stems removed

Parmesan and basil chicken salad

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place in a skillet with oil and roast until juices run clear, about 35 minutes. Let cool. Discard the chicken skin and remove the meat from the bones. Cut the chicken into small strips and transfer to a large bowl.
Puree the mayonnaise, basil, garlic and pine nuts. Add to the chicken with celery and cheese and toss well.
Season with salt and pepper and serve with watercress or arugula.

Phyllo wrapped chicken with mexican pesto  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 50 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

Pesto:
6 fresh mild chili peppers (anaheim, poblano)
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, washed and cleaned
1/2 cup grated parmesan
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup olive oil

Garlic sauce:
2 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup heavy cream
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Chicken:
6 sheets phyllo dough
1/2 cup butter, melted
6 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
1 1/2 cups Grated Montery jack cheese

Phyllo wrapped chicken with mexican pesto

Preparation:

For pesto:
Char peppers over gas flame or in broiler until blackened on all sides. Wrap in paper bag and let stand 10 minutes. Peel and seed peppers. Process roasted peppers, spinach, cheese, nuts, garlic, and chipotle chilies in food processor.
Add oil to blend and process. Season with salt and pepper.

For garlic Sauce:
Bring stock and cream to a boil in a small saucepan. Add garlic and basil; simmer until sauce thickens slightly. Season with salt and pepper. Can be made a day ahead.

For chicken:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place 1 phyllo sheet on work surface. Brush with melted butter. Fold in half crosswise. Brush with butter. Place 1 chicken breast in center of phyllo. Season with salt and pepper.
Spoon 1 teaspoon pesto over chicken. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Insert chicken in phyllo by folding dough over chicken. Brush with butter. Repeat with remaining chicken.
Refrigerate remaining pesto for other use.
Bake chicken about 25 minutes.
Transfer to plates. Bring garlic sauce to simmer. Spoon over chicken.

Pingree pasta  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

12 ounces fresh fettuccini
1 chicken cube
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 pound boned and skinned chicken scallopine
to taste salt and pepper
1/2 pound chanterelle mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
1/2 pound asparagus tips, cooked
2 artichoke bottoms, sliced
1 cup marinara sauce
1/2 cup pesto
1/2 cup fresh Parmesan cheese

Pingree pasta

Preparation:

In large pot of boiling salted water add chicken cube . Stir to dissolve . Cook pasta in water until tender but still firm to bite. Drain pasta, rinse in cold water and drain thoroughly.
Place in a large bowl. Cut the chicken into small strips. Heat oil in a sauté pan over high heat.
Quickly stir fry chicken strips. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer chicken to an oven proof casserole dish.
Add mushrooms and cook over high heat for 5 minutes. Combine chanterelle mushrooms with chicken. Steam to heat asparagus tips and artichokes.
Heat marinara sauce in a medium saucepan. Heat chicken and mushrooms until chicken is fully cooked.
To serve:
Heat fettuccini in boiling water. Drain well. Transfer to a large serving platter. Spoon marinara sauce over pasta. Garnish pasta with chicken, mushrooms, vegetables, and spoon pesto in center of pasta. Serve at once, with fresh parmesan cheese.

Rollatines of chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

3/4 pound fresh spinach
1/4 pound mushrooms
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onions
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
salt and black pepper to taste
3 boneless and skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup minced carrots
1/2 cup minced celery
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes, peeled and seedless
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon thyme

Rollatines of chicken

Preparation:

Clean spinach. Slice and chop the mushrooms coarsely.
Melt 1/2 of the butter in a skillet. Add 1/2 of the onion, 1/2 garlic, 1/2 mushrooms. Cook for 2 minutes. Add spinach, 1/2 of the salt and pepper. Cook over high heat for 5 minutes to remove all moisture. Set aside to cool.
Split chicken breasts in halves lengthwise. Pound lightly to flatten. Spoon an equal amount of filling down the center of each chicken breast. Fold to enclose filling. Secure with string or toothpicks.
Brown chickens in remaining butter. Add remaining ingredients to skillet and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove the chicken. Discard toothpicks. Reduce sauce to thicken. Serve over chicken.

Romazava  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:20 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 lb.beef chuck cut into bite size pieces
1 pork loin chop cut into bite size pieces
one skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
1 14 oz can of diced tomatoes
2 cups chicken or beef stock
1/2 large yellow onion diced
5 cloves garlic peeled and minced
2 1/2 ” of ginger peeled and minced
3 serrano chilies minced
A bunch mustard greens chopped
1 combination bag or baby spinach and arugula or a bunch or each
salt and pepper to taste.

Romazava

Preparation:

In a large dutch oven heat the oil and brown the beef on all sides.
Add the tomatoes, stock, onion, chilies, garlic and ginger and bring to a simmer.
Cover the pot and reduce the heat to low and let stew for about 30 minutes
Add in the pork and the chicken pieces and bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and cover for another 10-15 minutes.
Add in the greens, it will seem like too much greens but they wilt down quickly.
cover and stew for another 10 minutes
Add salt and pepper to taste
Serve over steamed white rice and be sure to have some sakay on hand as that is what makes the dish delicious!

Rosemary chicken salad  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts halves
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup dry white wine
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1 celery rib, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1/2 red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon rosemary, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco

Rosemary chicken salad

Preparation:

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook until browned. Add the wine.
Cover and simmer until the chicken is cooked through. Drain and let cool.
Cut the chicken into 1/2-inch cubes and transfer to large bowl. Stir in the scallions, celery and red pepper.
Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, remaining 1 teaspoon oil, the garlic, rosemary and Tabasco. Combine dressing and chicken mixture and toss to coat.
Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes to 4 hours.
This salad may be served as a sandwich on thickly sliced white bread.

Rosemary-roasted chicken with potatoes and fennel  Print Recipe

Serves: 8

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

2 medium fennel bulbs
2 pounds small red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 chickens, 3 pounds, (1.5 kg) each
6 sprigs fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
to taste salt and pepper
fresh rosemary for garnish

Rosemary-roasted chicken with potatoes and fennel

Preparation:

In large roasting pan, combine fennel and potatoes. Rinse and dry cavities of chickens; remove any excess fat from cavities. Place 3 sprigs of rosemary inside each chicken.
Tie legs of each chicken together over cavity; tuck wing tips under backs.
Place chickens, breast side up, on top of vegetables. Brush skin of each chicken with olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with chopped rosemary, salt and pepper. Roast in 450 degree F. oven for 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to 350 degrees; roast 1-3/4 hours or until drumsticks move easily in sockets and juices run clear when thickest part of thighs is pierced with a skewer.
Transfer chickens to board. Cover with foil; let stand 5 to 10 minutes. With slotted spoon, spoon vegetables onto heated serving platter. Place chickens on top of vegetables; garnish with rosemary.

Sautéed chicken breast with whole grain mustard and sage  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time:25 minutes

4 boneless chicken breast halves, with skin (about 1 1/4 pounds)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Flour, for dredging
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup white wine
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
8 medium whole fresh sage leaves, plus more for garnish
1 1/2 tablespoons whole grain mustard

Sautéed chicken breast with whole grain mustard and sage

Preparation:

Preheat a large skillet over medium-heat, for about 1 minute. Pat the chicken dry, and season the skin-side with salt and pepper. Spread flour onto a plate and lightly dredge the chicken in the flour to coat. Shake off the excess flour. Add the oil to the pan. Lay the chicken skin side down into the pan and saute over high heat for 1 minute. Lower the heat to medium-high and cook the chicken until browned, about 3 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon butter to the pan. Turn the breasts over and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes, or until firm to the touch. Remove chicken from the pan to a plate and keep warm while you make the sauce.

Add the white wine to the pan, and with a wooden spoon, scrape up the browned bits that have collected on the pan.
Cook the wine until syrupy over high heat, about 3 minutes. Add the chicken broth, the sage, and reduce the sauce by 1/4 or until thickened. Off the heat, whisk in 1 to 3 tablespoons butter and the mustard, to enrich, flavor, and thicken the sauce. Season the sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Pour the sauce onto a serving platter or divide among 4 plates, put chicken on the sauce, and serve.

Chef's Note: For a cream sauce add 2 to 4 tablespoons cream to the sauce after the broth has reduced.

Seared chicken breast with red onion vinaigrette  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 teaspoon + 1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup finely diced red onion
2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
to taste salt and freshly ground pepper
2 cups chicken stock
3/4 cup red burgundy wine
1 tablespoon canned tomato puree
2 cloves garlic
1 bouquet garni
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
3 whole boneless chicken breasts, skin on
1 tablespoon coarsely cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon corn oil

Seared chicken breast with red onion vinaigrette

Preparation:

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in small sauté pan.
Add the onion. Saute until well browned and caramelized. Stir in thyme, salt and pepper. Set aside.
Combine stock, wine, tomato puree, garlic, and sachet (see note below).
Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 25 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 3/4 cup.
Remove from heat and discard sachet. Pour liquid into a heat proof bowl. Allow to slightly cool. Alternately whisk in 1/2 cup olive oil and vinegar until emulsified.
Stir in caramelized onion. Keep warm in top half of double-boiler over hot water until ready to serve.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Split chicken in half and trim off any cartilage or bone.
Generously season with salt and cracked pepper. Heat corn oil in large oven proof saute pan. When hot , add chicken, skin side down. Cook for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and place over low heat. Add the vinaigrette and baste to coat. When well coated and cooked, serve with vinaigrette served over top.


Sachet:
bunch of parsley stems about the size of your little finger, 10 peppercorns, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, and 2 bay leaves tied in cheesecloth bag.

Sesame chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

1/4 tablespoon sugar
1/3 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 tablespoon dry sherry wine
2 teaspoons wine vinegar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 clove minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

4 chicken breasts
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 medium red pepper, cut into strips
1 tablespoon sliced scallion
1 tablespoon shredded red cabbage
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
8 ounces spinach noodles

Sesame chicken

Preparation:

To make the marinade combine the first 8 ingredients.
Cut the boneless chicken breasts into 1/2 inch wide strips. Add to marinade. Cover and refrigerate.
Cook the noodles.
Drain chicken and stir fry in 1/4 of the marinade. Combine remaining marinade with cornstarch.
Stir in chicken and add remaining ingredients. Cook on high for about 5 minutes. Serve with cooked spinach noodles.

Sherried chicken thighs  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

8 chicken thighs
salt and white pepper to taste
2 teaspoons olive oil
3/4 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup tarragon vinegar
2 cloves minced garlic
1/4 cup water

Sherried chicken thighs

Preparation:

Rinse the chicken thighs and pat dry. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, over medium high heat, heat olive oil. Add thighs, and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients; boil 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook 15 minutes.
Uncover and continue cooking until thighs are tender. Transfer thighs to a serving dish. Spoon off the pan drippings; add the water and cook, stirring constantly. Pour over thighs and serve immediately.

Skillet chicken and rice  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

454 g (1Lb) skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes;
300 ml (10oz - 1can) condensed chicken broth;
125 ml (½ cup) water;
250 ml (1 cup) carrots, sliced;
250 ml (1 cup) green beans, cut;
2 ml (½ tsp) dried basil leaves, crushed;
2 ml (½ tsp) garlic powder;
175 ml (3/4 cup) uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1/2 cup steamed green peas

Skillet chicken and rice

Preparation:

In a non-stick skillet over medium high heat, cook chicken until browned, stirring often, set aside chicken.
Add broth, water, carrots, green beans, basil and garlic powder. Heat to a boil.
Stir in rice. Cover and simmer over low heat 5 minutes. Return chicken to pan.
Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until chicken and rice are done. Garnish with peas and serve.

Southern fried chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:40 minutes

1 large (3 pounds) whole chicken, cut into eight pieces
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon dry thyme
2 eggs
2 cups of milk
Canola oil for frying

Southern fried chicken

Preparation:

Thoroughly wash the chicken pieces and reserve on paper towel to dry.
Combine the flour with half (one teaspoon) of the salt and place in a large bowl and reserve.
Combine all remaining dry spices and herbs in a small bowl. Season chicken pieces and mix well.
In a separate bowl combine the two eggs with the milk and whisk. Dip the chicken in the milk and egg mixture and then into the flour.
Repeat and reserve the chicken pieces.
Using a deep fryer or a large cast iron pan with high sides, fill the pan until it is almost half filled with the oil.
Heat the pan over medium high.
Place 4 pieces of the chicken into the pan and let them cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Turn the chicken over and cook another 6 - 10 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove the chicken and reserve.
Fry the last four pieces of chicken in the same manner. Serve the chicken warm.

Spicy peanut chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

4 teaspoons smooth peanut butter
3 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons water
2 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried chili peppers
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

4 teaspoons butter
1 medium chopped onion
4 chicken breasts

Spicy peanut chicken

Preparation:

In a saucepan, combine the first 8 ingredients. Mix well. Heat. Add butter and melt. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Let cool at room temperature. Arrange onion and the chicken breasts in a single layer in a shallow glass or baking dish.
Pour on the marinade and let stand, covered, for an hour or more in the refrigerator.
Cook the chicken about 7 to 8 inches from the broiler heat for about 10 minutes on each side, turning several times during the cooking process.

Stir-fried chicken and cashew nuts  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

4 boneless chicken breast
2 cloves minced garlic
1 ounce grated ginger
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 stalks sliced celery
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
1 cup peas
1/2 cup toasted cashews

Stir-fried chicken and cashew nuts

Preparation:

Remove skin from chicken and slice into 1 inch cubes. Combine the garlic and ginger.
Slice the mushrooms and celery into thin pieces. Heat wok. Add one half of the oil. Add the chicken cubes. stir gently over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from pan and keep warm.
Add remaining oil to pan. When oil is hot, add garlic, ginger and vegetables. Stir fry just until tender crisp. Return chicken to wok.
Add soy sauce, oyster sauce and peas. Stir over medium heat until sauce bubbles. Add the cashews. Serve hot.

Stir-fried chicken thighs  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

1 pound boneless chicken thighs
1/2 cup beef broth
2 teaspoons dry sherry
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 sliced green onions
1 chopped garlic clove
1 sliced green pepper
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 cups cooked rice

Stir-fried chicken thighs

Preparation:

Rinse chicken thighs. Pat dry and cut into 3/4 inch pieces. Remove any visible fat. Place thigh meat in medium sized bowl. In another bowl, combine beef broth, dry sherry, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and ginger. Pour enough of the mixture to moisten the thigh meat. Stir well. Marinate 10 minutes. Add cornstarch to remaining broth mixture. Set aside.
In wok or large skillet over high heat, heat oil. Add thigh meat, green onions, and garlic. Stir fry for 3 minutes or until browned. Add green pepper; stir fry one minute longer.
Stir remaining sauce and add to wok. Boil one minute, stirring constantly. Stir in walnuts. Serve immediately over hot rice.

Stuffed chicken breasts  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

2 whole chicken breasts
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 medium chopped onion
1 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon butter
1 pound chopped spinach
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
2 chopped basil leaves
1 cup yogurt
1 teaspoon wine vinegar
1 medium chopped tomato
4 large chopped basil

Stuffed chicken breasts

Preparation:

For the stuffing:
Sauté onion in oil and butter over low heat. Add spinach and cook for about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and add the ricotta, Parmesan and basil leaves.
Loosen the skin of each breast by slipping the finger between the flesh and the skin. Divide the stuffing among the breasts and neatly fill the pockets. Place the breasts skin side up in a baking dish. Sprinkle with olive oil and rub with thyme and salt.
Bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees or until skin is brown. Cool chicken then cut in half.
Serve with the yogurt sauce. To make the sauce: Combine the yogurt, vinegar, tomato and basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Stuffed chicken legs  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time:20 minutes

4 8-ounce boned chicken legs
2 teaspoons butter
2 ounces chopped onions
2 ounces chopped shallots
1 cup cubed mushrooms
3/4 cup cooked wild rice
to taste salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons Cognac

Stuffed chicken legs

Preparation:

Bone chicken legs leaving the thighs attached.
Heat the butter in a skillet and add the onions and shallots. Cook and stir until wilted. Add mushrooms. Cook for a minute.
Sprinkle the cognac then mix in the rice. Season. Stuff chicken legs with equal portion of filling.
Carefully fold over the boned thighs to enclose filling.
Wrap each chicken leg in a square of plastic wrap.
Steam the chicken legs over a steamer for about 20 minutes.
Remove the plastic wrap and place the stuffed chicken legs on plates. Serve with a cream sauce or other chicken sauce.

Stuffed Chinese chicken wings  Print Recipe

Serves: Serves 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

2 pounds chicken wings
1 pound shrimp
1 large bamboo shoot
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 teaspoon sherry wine
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons water
1 teaspoon salt
oil for frying

Stuffed Chinese chicken wings

Preparation:

Cut wings at segment joints. Discard the tips. Cut the tendons connected to the bone and push back the meat away from bone. Remove bone.
Shell and devein shrimp and chop into fine paste(food processor). Mince the bamboo shoot and garlic.
Combine shrimp, bamboo shoot, garlic, ginger, wine, soy sauce, and corn starch and fill cavity of the chicken wings.
Mix batter with remaining ingredients. Coat the stuffed wings with batter and deep fry at 375 degrees until golden brown. Serve with sweet and sour sauce.

Tandoori chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time:30 minutes

for marinade:
2-inch piece ginger, peeled
4 large garlic cloves
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon chili powder
1teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon plain yogurt
1 teaspoon lime juice

For chicken:
2 to 3 pounds boneless chicken thighs and breasts
1/4 cup melted butter or olive oil

For garnish:
1/2 mild thinly sliced onion 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 sliced green chili 1 lime, cut in wedges

Tandoori chicken

Preparation:

For marinade:
In a food processor, blend ginger, garlic to a fine paste. Add remaining ingredients and mix to blend.
For chicken:
Remove skin. Make a few slits in breasts and transfer to a nonreactive dish large enough to hold the chickens. Pour marinade over chicken and stir to coat all sides of chicken. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 8 hours.
To grill:
Ready a charcoal grill with an even layer of coal. When very hot, grill the chicken pieces on both sides until slightly charred, while basting with butter or oil.
Transfer the cooked chicken to a platter. Serve with onion, cilantro, chili and lime wedges.

Tarragon roasted chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour 30 minutes

1 roasting chicken (3-4 pounds)
salt and freshly ground pepper
5 sprigs of fresh tarragon
1 small onion, halved
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 medium carrot, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 garlic clove
10 sprigs fresh parsley
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 chicken stock
1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon

Tarragon roasted chicken

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Wash chicken, inside and out, with cold running water. Pat dry. Season inside and out with salt and pepper.
Place the tarragon sprigs and halved onion in the cavity. Tuck wings tips under.
Tie the legs together with butcher's twine. Heat the oil in a medium nonstick roasting pan.
Place the chicken, on its side, in the pan. Roast, basting every 10 minutes for 20 minutes.
Turn the chicken on its other side, and add the water. Reduce the oven heat to 400 degrees.
Roast, basting every ten minutes, for 20 minutes. Turn the chicken on its back.
Add carrots, onions, garlic, parsley , thyme and bay leaf. Continue roasting for 10 more minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center of the breast registers 170 degrees.
Remove the chicken form the oven, and lift onto a platter. Cover loosely with foil.
Strain the vegetables and fat in a bowl. Discard fat and herbs. Return vegetables to the pan.
Add wine and stock to roasting pan. Heat to deglaze and simmer 5 minutes.
Strain into a saucepan and stir in the chopped tarragon. Season with salt and pepper.
Cut the breasts and legs from the chicken. Slice each breast across in two pieces. Separate the drumsticks form the thighs. Serve with the hot sauce.
Serve with rice, potatoes or noodles

Thai chicken lemon grass coconut soup -tom kai  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:20 minutes

Cooking time:15 minutes

1 small onion, thinly sliced
3 lemon grass stalks, crushed
6 fresh or dried kaffir lime leaves
1 piece ginger, 4 inches (10 cm) long, peeled and sliced
1 piece galangal, 4 inches (10 cm) long,peeled and sliced
7½ cups (1.9 L) chicken broth
2 cans (each 400 mL) coconut milk
2 to 4 tsp (10 to 20 mL) fish sauce
1 to 3 tsp (5 to 15 mL) palm or granulated sugar(optional)
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts,about 1 lb (500 g)
½ red pepper, thinly sliced into strips
⅛ tsp (0.5 mL) salt
¼ lb (125 g) fresh shiitake or button mushrooms,thinly sliced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 lime, cut into wedges
½ cup (125 mL) Thai basil leaves or cilantro sprigs for garnish

Thai chicken lemon grass coconut soup -tom kai

Preparation:


1
Place onion, lemon grass, lime leaves, ginger and galangal in a large pot.
Pour in broth.Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduceheat so broth is simmering. Simmer until very flavourful, 20 minutes. Strain into a bowl.
2
Pour broth back into pot. Stir in coconutmilk. Bring to a gentle boil over medium-highheat. Stir in fish sauce.
Taste and add sugar,if you like.
3
Meanwhile, thinly slice chicken and red pepper into bite-sized pieces. Sprinkle chicken with salt.
When broth is gently boiling, stir in chicken, peppers, mushrooms and green onions. Bring back to a gentle simmer.
Gently simmer, stirring frequently until chicken is cooked through and vegetables soften, 2 to 5 minutes.
Do not vigorously boil. Divide between bowls. Squeeze a wedge of lime into each.
Serve garnished with basil.

The perfect roast chicken  Print Recipe

Serves: 6

Preparation time:15 minutes

Cooking time:1 hour

3 1/2 lb (1.5kg) chicken
1 lemon/lime/any small citrus (optional)
Salt & pepper
Butter/olive oil

The perfect roast chicken

Preparation:

Buy the best chicken you can afford

Preheat oven to 450-460 F. (240 C).
Pour boiling water over the chicken as it lies in the sink.
Season well with sea salt and black pepper.
Cut the citrus fruit in half and place in the chicken cavity.
Rub butter/olive oil liberally over the skin
Place in the oven then IMMEDIATELY turn down temperature to 350 F (180 C).
Roast for one hour, basting once after 30 mins.
When done, remove from the oven and the bird can go straight to table.