Who can resist a good Cobb salad? The combo of smoky bacon, perfectly ripe avocados, tomatoes and blue cheese mixed with salad greens is an American classic!. The updates in this version come from the use of grilled chicken, pine nuts, fresh herbs, and a tangy Lemon-Sherry Vinaigrette. The salad is hearty, flavorful and makes • Read More »
Indonesian Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mango-Peanut SalsaJune 3, 2013 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Recipes.
A simple spice rub and a fresh mango salsa turn ordinary grilled chicken thighs into a vibrant, super-flavorful meal. I loved the combination of sweet, ripe mango, the spicy heat of the jalepeno, and the pungent cilantro…delicious! If you don’t use coriander or turmeric on a regular basis, it’s best to buy only what you’ll need for • Read More »
Green Posole with ChickenMay 3, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Green Posole with Chicken | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew.
Posole (also spelled pozole; pronounced poh-SOH-lay) is a hearty, meaty Mexican soup or stew that includes hominy, although there are vegetarian versions out there, too. This recipe for Green Posole with Chicken is delicious, super easy to make and perfect for entertaining! The recipe calls for 1 cup of bottled green salsa but I used one 12-oz. jar of Trader Joe’s • Read More »
Chicken Breasts with Red Thai Curry Peanut SauceMarch 28, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Breasts with Red Thai Curry Peanut Sauce | Filed in: Asian, Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
You can never have too many chicken recipes! This delicious Thai-inspired dish is easy to make and perfect for a weeknight meal. The super flavorful peanut sauce is the star of the show here. If you like Thai food then you’ll love this recipe! Don’t feel like pounding the chicken breasts? I ‘spose you could use chicken cutlets • Read More »
Chicken Potpie PastaJanuary 21, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Potpie Pasta | Filed in: Chicken, Christmas, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Thanksgiving.
This recipe for Chicken Potpie Pasta is an easy-to-fix twist on the classic comfort food dish. You get all the chicken potpie flavors without the fuss of making pie crust…perfect for a weeknight meal! I added a little white wine and some freshly chopped parsley to the sauce, and substituted a cup or so • Read More »
Grilled Tandoori-Style Chicken ThighsSeptember 17, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Grilled Tandoori-Style Chicken Thighs | Filed in: Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Indian, Main Dish, Recipes.
I love Indian food so I was eager to try this recipe for Tandoori-Style Chicken Thighs. The grilled chicken is tender and flavored with fragrant spices. Let the chicken marinate for several hours (up to 12) for best flavor. Serve with basmati rice and a cucumber salad. Grilled Tandoori-Style Chicken Thighs -recipe from Fine Cooking Magazine This • Read More »
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Corn SalsaAugust 24, 2012 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Recipes, Southwestern, Summer.
This Southwestern-inspired recipe is a perfect weeknight meal: marinated chicken breasts are grilled and topped with a tangy corn and pepper salsa…simple, fresh and super easy! Fresh corn would be great in the salsa instead of frozen corn. If using fresh corn, shuck 2 ears of corn and discard corn silk. Cook the ears of corn • Read More »
Saucy Salsa ChickenJuly 13, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Saucy Salsa Chicken | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern.
This delicious Mexican-inspired recipe has dinner on the table in no time: quick-cooking chicken cutlets are pan seared then finished in an easy sauce made from salsa verde (green salsa made with tomatillos) and sour cream (or creme fraiche). A tasty weeknight meal doesn’t get much easier than this! If you can’t find chicken cutlets, just use regular • Read More »
Blue Cheese Chicken Salad SandwichesMay 20, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Blue Cheese Chicken Salad Sandwiches | Filed in: Chicken, Recipes, Salad, Sandwich.
This recipe is a great updated version of a classic chicken salad sandwich. Flavorful blue cheese, chopped tarragon, freshly squeezed lemon juice and sliced green onions add loads of flavor. The recipe calls for sprinkling the blue cheese on top of the chicken salad but I prefer mixing the blue cheese into the salad so you • Read More »
Chicken Quarters Roasted with Lemons and Green OlivesMarch 26, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Recipes.
This delicious recipe is the perfect reason to throw a Spring dinner party! Inexpensive chicken quarters are browned and roasted in a flavorful sauce of lemon juice, white wine, shallots, and green olives then finished off with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and feta cheese. The dish can be made ahead and reheated, making it perfect for • Read More »