Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Rice

1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1-1/4 lb chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, halved or cubed 10-3/4 oz can of Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free) 2 cups water 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (orContinue reading “Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Rice”

Nona’s Italian Country Chicken

6 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, quartered (approximately 2-1/2 lbs) 3 eggs, beaten 2-1/2 cups Italian breadcrumbs 1/2 cup and 1 to 2 tablespoons buttered, divided 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. 1-1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning 2 large green bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 can (7 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained 2 cups chicken broth 2Continue reading “Nona’s Italian Country Chicken”

Zesty Crunchy Oven-Fried Chicken

1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk 1 teaspoon mild or hot chili powder 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano flakes 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 cup panko bread crumbs (whole wheat, if available) 1-1/2 lbs chicken drumsticks, skinless with bone-in Olive oil nonstick cooking spray Directions: Preheat the ovenContinue reading “Zesty Crunchy Oven-Fried Chicken”

Buffalo Chicken Roll

1 lb chicken breasts, skinless, boneless, halved 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 medium carrots, thinly bias-sliced 3 stalks celery, thinly bias-sliced 4 oz blue cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce 1/2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce 13.8 oz package of refrigerated pizza dough Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking panContinue reading “Buffalo Chicken Roll”

Granny’s Oven Fried Chicken (or Pork Chops)

(Granny’s Note: You can use whole cut up chicken, boneless breasts, thighs, or pork chops work well. The night before you plan to cook it or at least 3 to 4 hours before cooking, season each piece with seasoning salt and a little black pepper. I usually put it in a ziplock bag and refrigerateContinue reading “Granny’s Oven Fried Chicken (or Pork Chops)”

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole (Granny’s Favorite)

6 chicken breasts or 6 cups chicken meat, cooked and boneless 1 lb chopped broccoli, cooked and drained 2 cans (21 oz total) cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup mayonnaise (Duke’s preferred) 1 cup chicken broth 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon curry 8 oz Pepperidge Farms herb dressing 2 cups bread crumbs (approximately) 1Continue reading “Chicken and Broccoli Casserole (Granny’s Favorite)”

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

6 cups bite-size broccoli florets and stems, peeled and cut into small pieces 1-1/2 cups (6 oz) hot cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size chunks 1/4 cup diced, drained jarred roasted red pepper, patted dry 5 tablespoons butter, divided into 3 tablespoons and 2 tablespoons 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1-1/2 cups 2% reduced-fatContinue reading “Chicken and Broccoli Casserole”

Balsamic Chicken

4 4-5 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dry rosemary 2 garlic cloves, minced (roughly 1 tablespoon) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup dry red wine or water or broth 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: Mix together oil, paprika, rosemary, garlic, andContinue reading “Balsamic Chicken”