It was my first time trying gnocchi, and I told my wife it felt familiar, like a “posh chicken and dumplings”. Rich and savory with quite a bit of visual appeal.
2 large chicken breasts (or 1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined) 1 to 2 jars (15 ounce) alfredo sauce 1 pound package fettucine noodles 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon and 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, separated Directions: Cook noodles according to the instructions on the box. (Note: You want theContinue reading “Cajun Chicken (or Shrimp) Alfredo”
3 to 4 chicken breasts, trimmed and pounded to approximately 3/4 inch thick Kinder’s Buttery Steakhouse Rub (2 to 3 tablespoons) Chili Powder or Paprika or Ground Cheyenne Pepper (1 to 2 teaspoons) Cooking Oil, high smoke-point Directions: Preheat oven to 450 deg F. Pour oil evenly in 9×13 inch casserole dish. Place chicken inContinue reading “Savory Baked Chicken Breasts”
2 chicken breasts, beaten (tenderized) & cubed 14 ounces (1 package) smoked sausage, sliced into 1/4 inch thick pieces 28 ounces salad shrimp (pre-cooked, frozen; do not thaw) 1 onion, diced 4 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomato, crushed 1/2 pound green peas, frozen 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoonContinue reading “Jambalaya”
These are perfect for times when you’re feeling sick or just need a little boost. I’ve also found that they are great for controlling the urge to snack between meals. They’re only 10 to 16 calories each and take 2 minutes to heat in the microwave. Stir until the bullion cubes dissolve, and if youContinue reading “Broth Drinks”
1/2 cup uncooked rice 6 chicken bullion cubes 4 cups water 1 tablespoon dried chives 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin Optional: 1/4 to 1/2 cup cooked chicken, chopped Directions: Add all ingredients to small pot or saucepan. Bring to boil; cook uncovered for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
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”
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”
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”
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”