Category Archives: Spices

Baja California Chicken

Baja California Chicken

Yield: Makes 8 servings

Ingredients:
8 boned chicken breasts
2 cloves garlic, crushed
4 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
2/3 cup dry sherry
seasoning salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Sprinkle chicken with seasoning salt and pepper. Crush garlic into
oil and vinegar in a skillet. Saute chicken pieces until golden
brown, turning frequently. Remove; place in 9 x 11 baking dish. Pour
sherry over chicken pieces and place in 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes.

Next Day Chicken Bake

Next Day Chicken Bake

1 cup diced cooked chicken
1 cup prepared rice
1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted
1 green onion, chopped
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup (10.75 oz)
1/2 t. salt
1 to 2 t. lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup chopped celery
2 to 3 eggs, hard boiled, peeled and chopped
1 cup crushed potato chips

Combine all ingredients except potato chips in a 2 quart casserole dish; cover and chill overnight. sprinkle with potato chips. Bake, uncovered at 375 for 30 minutes. Serves 4

Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Stuffed Chicken Breasts

6 whole chicken breasts, halved, skinned and boned
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
8 oz. cream cheese
1/3 cup chopped green onions
1/2 t. dried tarragon
1/2 t. salt
12 slices bacon

Preheat oven to 350. Pound chicken breasts carefully between pieces of waxed paper to flatten. Dip in lemon juice. combine cream cheese, onions, tarragon and salt. Place about 2 T. of this mixture eon each piece of chicken. Roll like a jelly roll and wrap with a piece of bacon. Secure with toothpicks or skewers. Place in a buttered shallow baking dish and bake uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes. Serves 6

Herbed Slow Cooker Chicken

Herbed Slow Cooker Chicken
TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon browning sauce, optional
4 bone-in chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
1/2 cup chicken broth

Directions:
In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; rub over chicken.
Place in a 5-qt. slow cooker; add broth. Cover and cook on low for 4-5
hours or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.

Barbados Chicken Kebabs

Barbados Chicken Kebabs

Ingredients:
4 cloves garlic
1 onion, cut into 6 wedges
2 habanero peppers, seeded
1 bunch green onions, chopped into 1 inch pieces
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 inch piece fresh ginger root, peeled
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 cup rum
3/8 cup dark molasses
4 limes, zested and juiced
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces

Instructions:
1. Put garlic, onion, habanero peppers, green onions, thyme,
allspice, and ginger into the bowl of a food processor, blending until smooth.
2. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer mixture to a large,
non metallic bowl, and stir in rum, molasses, and lime zest and
juice. Place chicken in bowl, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate
for 24 hours.
3. Preheat grill for high heat.
4. Remove meat from marinade, and thread onto skewers. Boil marinade
in a small saucepan for at least 3 minutes.
5. Brush grate with oil, and arrange skewers on hot grate.
6. Slowly cook the chicken until slightly charred and cooked through,
brushing with the marinade every time you turn the meat.