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”

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

2-1/2 to 3 lbs boneless beef chuck roast 1 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup apricot preserves 1/2 medium green bell pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup mild or medium salsa 12 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split and warmed Directions: Trim excess fatContinue reading “Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches”

Parmesan Turkey Ranch Rollups (or Pita Sandwiches)

1-3/4 cups ranch dressing 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 4 green onions, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 cups lettuce, chopped 12 oz chopped turkey 6- or 7- inch tortillas or Pita bread Directions: Mix ranch, cheese, onions, tomato, and lettuce. Spread mixture over tortilla. Add turkey slices, and roll up. Fasten with toothpicks. Or ChopContinue reading “Parmesan Turkey Ranch Rollups (or Pita Sandwiches)”