Caribbean Jerk Sauce Marinade

Caribbean Jerk Sauce Marinade

Ingredients: 

  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions: 

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth.
  2. For marinade, place 4 chicken breasts in baking dish. Pour contents of blender over chicken and cover. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour before grilling. 

*Recipe adapted from Smart Chicken

Chicken and Cashew Salad

Chicken and Cashew Salad

Ingredients: 

  • 2 Cups Rotini Pasta, al dente
  • 1 Cup Fresh Peapods, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3-4 5 Oz. Cans Hormel Chunk Chicken, drained and flaked
  • 1/2 Red Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 Cup Salted Cashews
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Cup Packed Brown Sugar

Directions: 

  1. Cook rotini according to package directions, drain & cool. 
  2. In large bowl, toss together rotini, peas, carrots, onion, cashews and chicken. 
  3. In separate bowl, combine mayo and brown sugar; mix well. 
  4. Pour dressing into other bowl and stir to coat evenly. 

Tip – If prepping ahead of time, wait to add cashews until ready to serve to keep them crunchy! 

*Adapted From Hormel

Texas BBQ Chicken Pizza

Texas BBQ Chicken Pizza

Ingredients: 

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 to 4 (1 pound) Gold’n Plump® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, cut into thin strips
  • 6 slices bacon, crumbled
  • 1 (12-inch) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup bottled barbeque sauce
  • 1/2 cup coarsely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 cup jalepeno peppers, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook, turning occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  3. Transfer chicken to a plate. When cool, cut into 1/2-inch squares.
  4. Add bell pepper and onion to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
  5. Fry bacon in a separate small skillet according to package instructions until crisp. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Crumble when cool.
  6. Spread crust with barbecue sauce. Top with peppers, onion, bacon, chicken, and cheese.
  7. Bake about 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is warm and cheese is melted.

Recipe adapted from Gold’n Plump Chicken 

Italian Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Italian Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • ¾ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Lemon slices and fresh rosemary sprigs, for garnish (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking dish.
  2. Place chicken leg quarters skin-side-up in baking dish. Brush with melted butter.
  3. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, salt and red pepper. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over chicken. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  4. Bake for 50-60 minutes (uncovered), until internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165 degrees F,  chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

BBQ Pulled Chicken

BBQ Pulled Chicken

Ingredients: 

  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 16-oz. bottle BBQ xauce
  • ½ cup Italian Dressing
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 package of buns

Directions: 

  1. Place chicken breasts in 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over chicken.
  3. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and shred with a fork. Place back in slow cooker to coat with sauce.
  5. Serve on buns.

*Recipe adapted from Sweet Baby Ray’s 

Chicken Fajita Salad With Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

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Happy New Year and best wishes in 2018!!

I hope all of you enjoyed a wonderful holiday season together with family and friends! As the New Year starts so do the diets and getting back on track with eating healthy foods. I really like this time of year because Continue reading