Posts Tagged ‘Chicken’

Five-Spice Chicken Noodle Salad

August 17, 2010 by andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in Asian, Grilling/BBQ, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad

  This is a great summer recipe because it’s light, cool and refreshing. Be liberal with your use of the fresh mint and cilantro…it brings a ton of flavor to the salad! I’ve made this salad with different types of rice noodles, and rice sticks work as well as rice vermicelli. Whatever type of rice noodles you […]

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Pan-roasted Chicken with Asparagus and Shiitakes

April 23, 2010 by andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes

This beautiful spring dish is not only delicious but incredibly easy. I love how simple and unfussy it is: earthy mushrooms, crisp-tender asparagus, pan-seared chicken. Yumm! Serve with crusty bread for a fantastic yet quick meal! For more recipe ideas, check out: Tuesday at the Table, Tuesday Tastes, Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, Tasty Tuesday, Finer […]

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Chicken Salad with Crunchy Vegetables and Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

April 16, 2010 by andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in Asian, Chicken, Recipes, Salad, Vegetable

This salad is soooo good! I love the mixture of citrus, soy sauce and sesame oil for the dressing, and the combination of moist chicken, crunchy vegetables and tender greens…delicious! I made it for my Mom’s birthday luncheon recently and everybody loved it (especially Mom)! I substituted fresh spinach for the watercress, and added some […]

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Chunky Chicken Vegetable Minestrone

April 6, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Comfort Food, Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable

I know it’s officially Spring but it’s still soup weather here in the Pacific Northwest. I made this delicious and healthy Chicken and Vegetable Minestrone recently to combat the chilly weather. It was exactly what I was craving! I substituted white beans for the garbanzo beans (chickpeas), 1 can of diced tomatoes for the fresh […]

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Chicken Mole with Chipotles

March 19, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Chicken, Chocolate, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

Mole, a Mexican specialty, is a rich, thick sauce with complex flavors. It is usually labor-intensive and includes a long list of ingredients. This quick version of a mole (pronounced MOH-lay) uses canned chipotle chilies and diced tomatoes to form the sauce for tender chunks of chicken. The smoky, spicy sauce includes chocolate, an ingredient commonly found in some moles. […]

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Senegalese Peanut Soup with Chicken

February 26, 2010 by andrea | Comments Off on Senegalese Peanut Soup with Chicken | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Middle Eastern, Recipes, Soup/Stew

If you’re looking for a flavorful, exotically-spiced soup then you’ve got to try this recipe! I love the rich combination of curry, coconut milk, peanut butter and sweet potatoes! I made it for the first time a few years ago for Husband and some of his work buddies. The soup received raves from Husband and his […]

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Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

February 3, 2010 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes, Soup/Stew

Super Bowl and Mardi Gras are coming up so I thought I’d post a gumbo recipe. A true gumbo starts with a roux (pronounced “roo”), a slowly cooked mixture of oil and flour. Gumbo takes time to prepare and cook so this is one of those recipes that requires a little bit of planning. Don’t let this […]

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Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime

December 29, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Curry Soup with Coconut and Lime | Filed in Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

  Here’s a quick curry-flavored soup that is delicious and easy to make. You can even change up the flavors each time you make it by using different curries. I used curry powder this time (doubling the amount called for); next time I’ll try red, green or yellow Thai curry paste. Although the soup would be […]

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Hot Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

December 28, 2009 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich

If you like Buffalo Chicken Wings, you’re going to love these sandwiches! They’re easy to make, delicious and way more satisfying than those scrawny little chicken wings. I love the spicy red pepper sauce that coats the tender chicken breasts, and the tangy, extremely flavorful blue cheese spread that gets slathered on the bun tops. Basically, this sandwich ROCKS! I pretty much followed […]

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Pumpkin-Turkey Goulash with Caraway Noodles

November 14, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Pumpkin-Turkey Goulash with Caraway Noodles | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Turkey

I have to admit that this recipe sounds a little weird. It was originally published in an October issue of Bon Appetit a few years ago and referred to as “ghoulash”, a play on the word goulash. I ran across it when I was looking for a savory recipe that used canned pumpkin. Since I had everything […]

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