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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Hungarian Red Chicken

Hungarian Red Chicken

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. 
2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and brown the bacon. Remove the bacon from the pan and put to one side. 
3. Place the chicken thighs into the pan and brown all over. Remove from the pan. 
4. Soften the onion in the pan, and when it begins to turn translucent, return the bacon and chicken to the pan with the garlic, pepper, chicken stock, passata, red wine, paprika, caraway seeds and the seasoning. Bring the whole lot to the boil. 
5. When it has come to the boil, transfer the entire contents into a casserole dish with a lid, and cook in the oven for 50 minutes. Remove the lid for the last 20 minutes of cooking, to give it a nice brown colouring.

Ingredients

  1. 15ml/1tbsp oil for frying 
  2. 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, diced 
  3. 10 chicken thighs, skinned 
  4. 1 red onion, peeled and chopped 
  5. 3 cloved garlic, peeled and crushed 
  6. 1 red pepper, seeded and chopped 
  7. 510ml/17fl oz chicken stock 
  8. 510ml/17fl oz passata 
  9. 150ml/5fl oz red wine 
  10. 10ml/2tsp paprika 
  11. 5ml/1tsp caraway seeds 
  12. salt and pepper
  • PREP20 min
  • COOK50 min
  • READY IN1 h 20 min
  • YIELD1
  • DIFFICULTYEasy

Cashew Chicken with Water Chestnuts

Cashew Chicken with Water Chestnuts

Directions

Dissolve the cornstarch in the chicken broth, and stir in the soy sauce, ginger, and hot sauce; set aside. Heat half of the oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir in the chicken; cook and stir until the chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the wok, and set aside.

Pour the remaining tablespoon of oil into the wok, and stir in the onion, green bell pepper, and water chestnuts. Cook and stir until the chestnuts are hot, and the onion has softened, about 5 minutes more. Stir up the sauce to redistribute the cornstarch, then pour into the wok, and bring to a boil. Add the reserved chicken, and stir until the sauce thickens, and the chicken is hot. Sprinkle with cashews to serve.

Ingredients

  • PREP25 min
  • COOK15 min
  • READY IN40 min

Chicken Apple Sausage with Cabbage

Chicken Apple Sausage with Cabbage

Directions

Combine butter and olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat; add sausages and cook until browned on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes.
Stir onion, pinch of salt, and pinch of pepper in with the sausages. Cook and stir until onions are slightly translucent and caramelized, about 5 minutes.
Stir garlic into sausage mixture; cook and stir for 30 seconds.
Pour apple cider into sausage mixture; increase heat to medium-high and stir in potatoes. Bring to a simmer.
Pour cabbage over top of sausage mixture and reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove sausages and potatoes from the Dutch oven and set aside.
Increase heat to high, simmer liquid until thick and reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
Return potatoes and sausages to the Dutch oven and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with mustard and parsley.

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons butter1 teaspoon olive oil4 links chicken and apple sausage1 onion, sliced1 pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste3 cloves garlic, crushed3 cups apple cider or apple juice1 pound small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed but not peeled1 1/2 pounds finely shredded green cabbagesalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, for garnish2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • PREP10 min
  • COOK45 min
  • READY IN55 min
  • SERVINGS4
  • DIFFICULTYEasy

Easier Chicken Marsala

Easier Chicken Marsala

Directions

In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, garlic salt, pepper, and oregano. Dredge chicken in the mixture to lightly coat.
Heat olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry the chicken in the skillet for 2 minutes, or until lightly browned on one side. Turn chicken over, and add mushrooms. Cook about 2 minutes, until other side of chicken is lightly browned. Stir mushrooms so that they cook evenly.
Pour Marsala wine over the chicken. Cover skillet, and reduce heat to low; simmer for 10 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Ingredients

1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon dried oregano4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms1/2 cup Marsala wine
  • PREP10 min
  • COOK20 min
  • READY IN30 min
  • SERVINGS4
  • DIFFICULTYEasy

Mushroom Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce

Mushroom Chicken in Sour Cream Sauce

Directions

Mix the salt, pepper, paprika, lemon pepper, and garlic powder together in a bowl; rub evenly onto all sides of the chicken breasts. Place the seasoned chicken into the bottom of a slow cooker. Add the cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, white wine, and mushrooms to the slow cooker.
Secure the cover onto the slow cooker and cook on Low for 8 hours.

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper1 teaspoon garlic powder6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup1 (8 ounce) container sour cream1/2 cup dry white wine1 (8 ounce) package sliced fresh mushrooms
  • PREP10 min
  • COOK8 h
  • READY IN8 h 10 min
  • SERVINGS6
  • DIFFICULTYEasy

Easy Chicken Enchiladas


Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the cream cheese and salsa. Cook, stirring until melted and well blended. Stir in chicken and pinto beans. Fill tortillas with the mixture, roll and place into the prepared baking dish. Spread cheese over the top. Cover with aluminum foil.
Bake for 30 minutes, or until heated through. Garnish with your favorite toppings such as lettuce and tomatoes, or sour cream.

Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese1 cup salsa2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast meat1 (15.5 ounce) can pinto beans, drained6 (6 inch) flour tortillas2 cups shredded Colby-Jack cheese
  • PREP20 min
  • COOK30 min
  • READY IN50 min
  • SERVINGS6
  • DIFFICULTYEasy

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup



Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Directions

Place the onion, chili beans, black beans, corn, tomato sauce, beer, and diced tomatoes in a slow cooker. Add taco seasoning, and stir to blend. Lay chicken breasts on top of the mixture, pressing down slightly until just covered by the other ingredients. Set slow cooker for low heat, cover, and cook for 5 hours.
Remove chicken breasts from the soup, and allow to cool long enough to be handled. Stir the shredded chicken back into the soup, and continue cooking for 2 hours. Serve topped with shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips, if desired.

Ingredients

1 onion, chopped
1 (16 ounce) can chili beans
1 (15 ounce) can black beans
1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning
3 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts
shredded Cheddar cheese (optional)
sour cream (optional)
 crushed tortilla chips (optional)
  • PREP15 min
  • COOK7 h
  • READY IN7 h 15 min
  • SERVINGS8