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Showing posts with label Chicken. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chicken. Show all posts

Sunday, September 6, 2009



Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

4 chicken breasts, no skin, no bone,
2 cans cream of chicken soup, condensed -- (10.75 ounce) (I used 98% fat free)
1 onion -- finely diced
1 package refrigerated biscuits -- (10 ounce) torn into pieces

Place the chicken, soup, and onion in a crockpot, fill with enough water to cover. Cover the crockpot, and cook for 4 to 5 hours on High. Cut each biscuit into 8 pieces. About 30 minutes before serving, place the biscuit dough in the crockpot. Cook until the dough is no longer raw in the center.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Grilled Lemon Chicken Skewers with Barefoot Contessa

3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 lemons)
3/4 cup good olive oil
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves, or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, halved and skin removed
Satay Dip, recipe follows

Whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and thyme. Pour over the chicken breasts in a nonreactive bowl. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 6 hours or overnight.

Heat a charcoal grill. Grill the chicken breasts for 10 minutes on each side, until just cooked through. Cool slightly and cut diagonally in 1/2-inch-thick slices. Skewer with wooden sticks and serve with Satay Dip.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Chicken Casserole

Chicken Casserole


2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 celery ribs, chopped
3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup crushed cornflakes
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup sliced almonds

In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x
9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Toss cornflakes with butter;
sprinkle over cheese. Top with almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30
minutes or until heated through.

Yield: 6-8 servings.
Recipe from TASTE OF HOME

Almond Chicken Casserole


2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 celery ribs, chopped
3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup crushed cornflakes
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 cup sliced almonds

In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x
9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Toss cornflakes with butter;
sprinkle over cheese. Top with almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30
minutes or until heated through.

Yield: 6-8 servings.
Recipe from TASTE OF HOME

Marinated Chicken

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Combine the ingredients; spread on both sides of chicken. Place chicken
on plate. Marinate at room temperature for 10-15 minutes or for several hours in
the refrigerator. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat, turning once, for 10-15
minutes or until juices run clear.

Yield: 4 servings.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms


* 4 boneless chicken breast halves, skin removed
* 1/3 cup flour
* 1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper
* 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1/8 teaspoon paprika
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 tablespoon butter
* salt
* 4 ounces fresh sliced mushrooms
* 4 green onions sliced
* 2 tablespoons dry Marsala wine or a dry Chardonnay
* 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
* freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

PREPARATION:
Place chicken breast halves between sheets of plastic wrap; gently pound to thin to an even thickness. Combine flour, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika in a plastic food storage bag. Add chicken and coat well; shake excess flour mixture off.
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In large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. Sauté chicken breasts for 3 to 4 minutes per side, turn and sprinkle with a little salt. Place on platter and cover with foil to keep warm.

Add mushrooms to the skillet with a little more butter, if needed. Sauté for 3 minutes, until browned and tender. Add green onions and sauté 1 minute longer. Add Marsala wine and lemon juice; simmer for 1 minute. Put chicken back in skillet; simmer for 1 minute longer.

Arrange chicken on platter; pour sauce and mushrooms over the chicken and garnish with a little chopped parsley.

Serves 4.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Chicken Parmesan


Ingredients:
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 cup panko (coarse) or plain bread crumbs
1/4 cup Canola Oil
3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
8 ounces linguine, cooked according to package directions
3 cups prepared marinara sauce, heated

Directions:

Cut the chicken breasts in half horizontally to form 4 thin cutlets, or pound chicken breasts to 1/4-inch thickness and slice each chicken breast half into 2 cutlets, for a total of 4 cutlets.
Beat egg and ¼ teaspoon salt in a small pie plate. Mix breadcrumbs, ¼ teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in another small pie plate. Dip both sides of each cutlet in the egg, then the bread crumb mixture.
Heat all-vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the cutlets and sauté until golden brown on each side, 5-6 minutes total.
Heat broiler in oven. Transfer cutlets to wire rack over cookie sheet or jelly roll pan. Sprinkle each with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Broil 4-5 inches from heat source until cheese melts and begins to brown, about 2 minutes.
To Serve: Divide pasta between 4 serving plates, top with warm marinara sauce and then chicken.

Friday, January 25, 2008

Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings


2 cups heavy cream
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
Salt and pepper
6 chicken legs
6 chicken thighs
10 cups chicken stock
6 large carrots, diced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons mashed roasted garlic cloves
1 large onion, diced
3 tablespoons baking powder
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons kosher salt

Directions:

1. Heat the stock in a large, heavy pot and cook the chicken thighs and legs over medium-low heat for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, until very tender. Remove from heat and allow to cool, reserving the stock in its pot. Remove the chicken and discard the skin. Pick the chicken from the bones and set meat aside.

2. To make the dumplings, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl and mix well. Add the heavy cream to mixture, stirring just utnil dough is thick and sticky. Turn onto a floured work surface and knead the dough until you can roll it out to a thickness of 1/16 inch.

3. Add the garlic, onion, and carrots to the stock and reheat over medium heat just until boiling. Cut the dough into dumplings that measure 1 by 1-inch. Add the dumplings to boiling stock, cover, and simmer, cooking for about 20 minutes. Add the chicken meat and salt and pepper. Garnish with cilantro. Serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of The Texas Cowboy Kitchen

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Chicken Salad Chalapa


Vegetable cooking spray
4 flour tortillas (8-inch)
16 ounces chicken breast, cooked, shredded or cubed
1 can (15 ounces) pinto or red kidney beans or 1 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged pinto or red kidney beans, rinsed, drained
1 can (15 ounces) black beans or 1 1/2 cups cooked dry-packaged black beans, rinsed, drained
1 cup cubed mango
1 medium zucchini, cut in half, sliced
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped green onions and tops
Honey-Cumin Vinaigrette (recipe follows)
6 cups torn salad greens
Cut each tortilla into 6 wedges; spray tops with cooking spray. Bake on cookie sheet at 375° F. until browned and crisp, 5 to 8 minutes; reserve.
Combine chicken, beans, mango, zucchini, bell pepper and green onions in bowl; pour Honey-Cumin Vinaigrette over and toss.
Arrange salad greens on serving plates and spoon chicken salad over; garnish with reserved tortilla wedges.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 cup each).

Honey-Cumin Vinaigrette

1/2 cup orange juice
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
2 to 3 teaspoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Mix all ingredients.
Makes about 2/3 cup

TIP: Tortilla wedges can be made 3 to 4 days in advance; store at room temperature in airtight container

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Chicken Casserole

1 pkg (12 oz) herbed stuffing mix
4 Tbsp margarine, melted
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
4 cups diced cooked chicken
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3/4 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups milk
1 can (10 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

In medium bowl, combine stuffing mix, melted margarine and chicken broth; toss until thoroughly mixed. Place one half of the mixture in bottom of lightly greased 9x12-inch baking dish. In medium bowl, mix chicken, onion, mayonnaise and salt;sprinkle over stuffing mixture.

Beat eggs and milk together and pour evenly over chicken. Refrigerate several hours.

One hour before serving time, spread mushroom soup evenly over top of mixture. Bake at 325*F 40 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven and continue baking until cheese is melted.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Oven Barbecued Chicken


3/4 cup catsup
1/4 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons instant onions
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 cup water
4 chicken breasts
Combine above ingredients. Simmer 10 minutes. In a 9x13 inch Pyrex dish, arrange chicken skin side up. Pour sauce over chicken. Bake at 350° for 60 minutes. Baste midway. Nana's Tip: Skinless, boneless chicken breasts will work for this recipe. If you use skinless chicken, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Use less vinegar to suit your tastes.

As an alternative, substitute 1/4 cup of white wine for the 1/4 cup of vinegar

Recipe from: Nana's Kitchen

Friday, January 18, 2008

Sesame Chicken

1 chicken, cut up
1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 teaspoon lemon and pepper seasoning
1/2 teaspoon paprika
4 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup sesame seeds, lightly toasted


1. In a shallow dish, mix together flour, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, onion salt, lemon-pepper seasoning and paprika.

2. In another shallow dish, mix together butter, oil and remaining garlic salt and pepper.

3. In a third dish, place the sesame seeds.

4. Roll each piece of chicken first in the flour mixture, then in the butter mixture, then in the sesame seeds. Place the chicken on a greased shallow baking pan.

5. Bake at 350 degrees F, turning once, for about 1 hour or until a fork can be inserted in chicken with ease

Thursday, January 17, 2008

CHICKEN BREAST WITH HONEY WINE SAUCE

1 cup white wine
4 T soy sauce
1/4 t garlic powder
1 lb. chicken strips
1/2 cup flour
1 t salt
1/2 t pepper
4 T oil
1/2 cup honey

Mix wine, soy, and garlic. Add chicken and marinate for 1 hr in fridge. Drain. Mix flour, salt, and pepper. Dredge chicken. Heat oil in skillet until hot. Add chicken and cook turning until brown on all sides. Add honey to the reserved marinade and pour over chicken. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. place on cooked rice and spoon sauce over

RECIPE BY: Nancy's Kitchen

Saturday, January 12, 2008

STROGANOFF-STYLE CHICKEN

From Campbell's Kitchen

2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell's® Healthy Request® Condensed Cream of
Chicken Soup
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup water
4 cups hot cooked medium egg noodles, cooked without salt
Paprika

HEAT half the oil in skillet. Add chicken and cook until browned,
stirring often. Remove chicken.
ADD remaining oil. Add mushrooms and onion and cook until tender.
ADD soup, yogurt and water. Heat to a boil. Return chicken to skillet
and heat through. Serve over noodles. Sprinkle with paprika.
Serves 4.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

CREAMY CHICKEN BAKE


From: Campbell's Kitchen

1 1/2 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts (4 to 6)
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Broccoli Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)
1/3 cup milk
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 jar (4 1/2 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tbsp. butter

Place the chicken in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch shallow baking dish. Mix the soup, milk, garlic powder and mushrooms in a medium bowl and pour over the chicken.

Mix the cheese and bread crumbs with the butter in a small bowl and sprinkle over the soup mixture.

Bake at 400°F. for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Place the chicken on a serving plate. Stir the sauce and serve with the chicken.

Tip: Serve with steamed whole green beans.

COPYCAT ~ KFC ORIGINAL RECIPE


* 2 fryer chicken, cut up into 8 pieces and marinated
* 6 cups Crisco shortening
* 1 egg, well beaten
* 2 cups milk
* 2 cups flour
* 2 teaspoons ground pepper
* 3 tablespoons salt
* 1 teaspoon msg
* 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
* 1 dash paprika

Directions:

1. Place shortening into the pressure cooker and heat over medium heat to
the shortening reaches 400°F.
2. In a small bowl, combine the egg and milk.
3. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining six dry ingredients.
4. Dip each piece of chicken into the milk until fully moistened.
5. Roll the moistened chicken in the flour mixture until well coated.
6. In groups of four or five, drop the covered chicken pieces into the
shortening and lock the lid.
7. When pressure builds up cook for 10 minutes.
8. Release to manufacturer' s instructions

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