Chicken with Spicy Sausage

2018-03-07T15:12:27+00:00 Poultry|

This is a simple recipe where chicken is cooked together with sausage. The outcome it is delicious and great served on rice. I hope you all had a great time during this holiday…and yes, I am starting the year with this tasty chicken dish, and yes the recipe is very simple…as you can imagine, chicken and spicy sausage…all together cooked on a 10 inch cast iron skillet…yum! I must admit that I should use more often the cast iron skillets that I have…I recently acquired a grill pan as well…the only, I mean more than one reason that I am very skeptical is that after using it, the cast iron pan requires some “babysitting” and they are sure heavy to handle. [...]

Portabella Stuffed Turkey

2018-03-08T12:08:27+00:00 Gluten Free, Poultry|

This is such a fun and interesting recipe...the portabella mushroom is filled with a mix of ground turkey and bulgur, very simple and great with a side of salad. Before you continue reading my post, I need to apologize for not posting anything that is like “Halloween”…somehow I did not come out with anything interesting using Halloween theme…I have been out of creativity lately…yes, you can add some “eyes” and “nose” on this stuffed Portabella mushroom… Anyway, this is another way that I found very tasty to use Portabella mushrooms…by stuffing it with ground turkey. It is simple and delicious! I love this by simply serving with a small side salad. I hope you enjoy! Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey [...]

Crispy Buttermilk Chicken

2018-03-13T11:45:12+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Poultry|

These crispy buttermilk soaked chicken are baked to perfection. crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. The recipe call for panko, which is a Japanese version of bread crumbs. When I saw this recipe that Beth posted on “Of Muses and Meringues” I thought to myself…I have to try it…and here I am…I only marinated for 2 hours, instead of 24 hours and cut the amount of salt. This is a very simple recipe with great taste…the chicken turned out to be very moist with a crispy layer and packed with flavor. Ingredients: 2 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco 2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 onion finely chopped 6 [...]

Chicken Potato Egg Salad Cups

2018-03-13T12:51:53+00:00 Appetizer, Poultry|

This is a fun and easy way to serve a creamy salad in wonton cup. The recipe calls for a potato salad with chicken and egg, great when entertaining. I hope you all had a great weekend…and for the ones that celebrated Easter I am sure that you have lots and lots of eggs. Here is very simple recipe to use up the hard boiled or cooked eggs that you might have. There is no secret in this recipe, it is pretty much your classic recipe for potato salad, I added some shredded chicken, hard cooked eggs and served in a wonton cup. Again, you can color this recipe, I mean flavor it as your palate desire by adding or [...]

Chicken, Corn and Tofu Soup

2018-03-13T16:57:27+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Gluten Free, Poultry, Soup/Stew|

This is an Asian inspired chicken soup with corn and small chunks of tofu. The soup is hearty and sooth you during cold days. It sure makes a great meal. I have been battling a very bad flu/cold for almost two weeks…after lots of soup and tea, I feel much better although still not totally recovered. So this week I am sharing a soup recipe. This is a very simple and easy recipe…and it is great at anytime of the year, especially now that is cold, not that it is so cold here in California as compared to some places in US… This soup is a meal by itself…each and every spoonful of this soup you will taste the soft [...]

Chicken and Cheese Pockets

2018-03-13T18:21:00+00:00 Appetizer, Brazilian Inspired Recipe, Poultry|

This is a Brazilian inspired recipe, where creamy cheese and shredded chicken are wrapped inside a puff pastry dough like little pocket pie. My family Thanksgiving dinner is not very traditional, yes, we have turkey, yams, pumpkin pie, ham and all the other dishes that you normally see on a Thanksgiving meal, but we also have lots of fusion dishes as we all bring one of our favorite dishes to share. It is a real feast… This year I decided to make these little pockets, they are simple and very easy to make. I filled the puff pastry with a creamy chicken filling with celery, carrot and cheese. It can be serve at room temperature or warm, as I prefer [...]

Chicken with Broccoli and Bell Peppers

2018-01-31T15:01:12+00:00 Poultry|

This is a very simple and easy dish with chicken…and comes with lots of veggies, in this case broccoli and red bell peppers. You can always add more color by adding green peppers. It is delicious when served over rice. I love this dish because it is all in one…the protein and the greens. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts, sliced 2 to 3 garlic cloves finely chopped ½ tablespoon soy sauce ½ tablespoon corn starch ½ tablespoon olive oil 1 large red bell pepper 4 to 5 cups broccoli florets 1 small onion, sliced into small wedges 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons soy sauce ¼ cup water 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger [...]

Kimchi Rice

2018-02-01T14:06:28+00:00 Gluten Free, Pasta and Grain, Poultry|

This recipe was inspired from the one that I saw on Sissi’s blog, With a Glass, Kimchi Fried Rice, since then I wanted to make this kimchi fried rice. Well, I got a big jar of kimchi from Costco and here I am, for the very first time cooking with kimchi. What is kimchi? Kimchi is a fermented dish which uses cabbage or radish, made with a mix of garlic, salt, vinegar, chili pepper and other spices. Yes, it is true, you might need to acquire the taste of it…especially the smell. Can you believe the kimchi is used in almost everything from soups to pizza topping and hamburger…yes, you read it right! Anyway, once you get acquainted with the smell [...]

Oven Fried Panko Chicken

2018-02-02T00:52:34+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Poultry|

First of all…Happy Memorial Day! I love the simplicity of this chicken…while the chicken is baking you can prepare the salad to go with it… You can dip the pieces of chicken in any sauce if you desire, but I can assure you, very little is needed since the pieces of chicken are packed with flavor… Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic finely chopped ¼ cup cilantro finely chopped (or parsley) Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons flour or cornstarch Approximately 2 cups of panko 1 egg plus 2 tablespoon of water Method: Preheat oven to 400F. In a bowl place the chicken, garlic, cilantro (or parsley), salt and pepper. Mix well and add flour. Mix [...]

Miso Marinated Chicken

2018-02-02T00:54:46+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Poultry|

I had a wonderful week in one of my favorite place…Cancun, as a matter of fact we go to the same place at least once a year…especially when I feel the need to unwind… After spending so many days without any cooking I had to start slowly…to avoid any “shock”. This is a very simple recipe for a chicken marinate…the flavor of the white miso is delicate and not overwhelming. This marinate sure brings the grilled chicken to a different level. It is easy and works great when served with a side of green salad. If you do not have your grill set, you can always pan fry on the stove. Ingredients: 4 to 6 deboned and skinless chicken thigh [...]