Pork (or Chicken) Fried Rice

3 cups rice, fully cooked 1/2 to 1 lb pork (or chicken), very thinly sliced and chopped 3 large eggs 1 lb frozen peas 1 lb carrots, finely chopped 1 tablespoon and 1/4 cup soy sauce (gluten-free if needed), separated 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon sriracha 1/4 teaspoon salt Optional: 1 teaspoon sesame seedContinue reading “Pork (or Chicken) Fried Rice”

Beef & Vegetable Stew

4 to 5 lbs beef stew meat 1 large sweet onion, chopped 4 (14.5 oz) cans stewed tomatoes 2 (14.5 oz) cans green beans 2 (14.5 oz) cans corn 2 (14.5 oz) cans red kidney beans 1 lb baby carrots 1 lb frozen okra 1 lb frozen peas 2 tablespoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepperContinue reading “Beef & Vegetable Stew”

White Chicken Chili

1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium chicken breasts, chopped 2 small to medium yellow sweet onions 2 to 3 tablespoons minced garlic 2 (4 oz) cans chopped green chilies 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon ground red (cayenne) pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 chicken bullion cubes 3 (15 oz) cansContinue reading “White Chicken Chili”

Fried Chicken

6 lbs chicken, thighs and/or drumsticks 2 to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup paprika 2 to 3 tablespoons seasoned salt 1 to 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper 2 large eggs 1 to 1-1/2 quarts and 1/4 cup water, separated 3 tablespoons table salt 1/4 cup granulated or brown sugar 2 to 3 quarts cookingContinue reading “Fried Chicken”

Salisbury Steak

1-1/2 lbs ground beef (80% or 73% lean recommended) 1 medium onion, chopped (yellow sweet recommended) 2 (0.87 oz/24 g) packages McCormick Brown Gravy Mix 2 to 2-1/2 cups water 1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Salt and Pepper to taste Directions: Hand mix Worchestershire sauce into ground beef. Form into patties; salt/pepper to taste.Continue reading “Salisbury Steak”

Beef in Brown Gravy

3 lbs stew meat or beef tips 2 medium onions (sweet yellow recommended), roughly chopped 2 lbs frozen peas 3 (0.87 oz/24 g) packages McCormick Brown Gravy mix 8 beef bullion cubes 1 to 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2-1/2 to 3 cups water Directions: Turn Instant Pot toContinue reading “Beef in Brown Gravy”

Perfect Pulled Chicken

4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, trimmed 9 chicken bullion cubes 2 cups water Directions: Turn Instant Pot to Saute. Add water and bullion cubes. Heat until cubes dissolve completely. Add chicken breasts whole in a single layer. Set pressure to high, cook for 35 minutes (after pressurized). Drain 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups of juicesContinue reading “Perfect Pulled Chicken”

Crock Pot Pulled Chicken

4 chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, trimmed of fat and tendons 5 chicken bullion cubes Approximately 1/4 to 1/2 cup white vinegar Onion Powder Garlic Powder Seasoned Salt Coarsely ground black pepper Directions: Place chicken in crock pot. In a small saucepan filled 2/3rds with water, add bullion cubes and heat until dissolved completely (about 5Continue reading “Crock Pot Pulled Chicken”

Hot Brown Sandwiches

1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 3/4 cup 2% low-fat milk, heated 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons and 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided Pinch coarsely ground black pepper 4 slices white bread, toasted 6 oz cooked turkey breast, thinly sliced Paprika 4 slices bacon, cooked 2 small tomatoes, cut in wedges Directions: MeltContinue reading “Hot Brown Sandwiches”