Easy Chicken Parmesan Wraps

Ingredients 3 cups roughly shredded, cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts (see note) 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (make sure yours is a salt-free blend) 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup your favorite marinara sauce 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 4 Flatout breads (we used Light Italian Herb) 1 cup shredded, reduced-fat Italian cheese blend Additional marinara sauce, warmed for dipping, if desired Instructions 1. Place shredded chicken in a medium bowl. Add Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper, and stir well to combine. 2. Add marinara sauce and basil to chicken mixture, and stir to combine again. 3. Optional: If you want your filling piping hot, you can microwave the chicken mixture at this point […]

Homemade PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps

INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground chicken 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup water chestnuts 1/4 cup green onion dash freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon garlic salt and pepper 1 teaspoon garlic salt INSTRUCTIONS 1. Cook ground chicken in a pan until fully cooked all the way through. 2. Add the olive oil, soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, rice wine vinegar, mushrooms, onion, green onion, water chestnuts, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper, and garlic salt until the onions begin to go clear. Continue stirring around the pan until everything is fully incorporated. 3. Remove from heat and serve in lettuce leaves. 4. […]

French Onion Roasted Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 5 in bone- skin-on chicken thighs salt and pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 cups sliced yellow onion 1/2 cup water 1 chicken bouillion 1/4 cup water + 1 Tablespoons cornstarch for thickening sauce Instructions 1. In a large 4 qt. Dutch Oven, heat up oil and butter until butter is melted. 2. Season chicken. Place skin down in pot. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until golden. Flip and cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Remove chicken onto a plate. 3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 4. Add more butter to pot. Add onions. Cook stirring often until onions are translucent, soft and golden brown. Add bouillion cube and water. Cook […]

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Lasagna Bake

INGREDIENTS For the lasagna: 10-15 no-boil lasagna noodles 3 cups cooked, shredded chicken (use rotisserie chicken for lots of yummy flavor) 12 ounces frozen peas ½ cup Parmesan cheese ½ cup Swiss cheese 1 cup water ¼ cup seasoned breadcrumbs fresh herbs for topping For the sauce: 6 tablespoons butter 1½ tablespoons minced garlic 6 tablespoons flour ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning ¾ teaspoon salt 5 cups milk INSTRUCTIONS 1. Make the sauce: Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant – stir continuously to avoid burning because burnt garlic will taste bitter. Add the flour, poultry seasoning, and salt. Whisk and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the milk, one cup […]

BBQ Chicken Tostadas

Ingredients 8 tostada shells (or 8 corn tortillas, brushed lightly with olive oil and baked for 3-5 minutes per side, until crispy) 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken 1½ cups of your favorite barbecue sauce, divided 2 cups shredded cheese (Mary uses mozzarella in the cookbook, but I have also used cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a blend) 3 green onions, very thinly sliced (optional) Instructions 1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Lay out the tostada shells (or baked tortillas) on two rimmed baking sheets. 2. Combine the chicken and 1 cup of the barbecue sauce in a small bowl, and stir to coat. 3. Divide the chicken between the tostada shells and top with the cheese (about ¼ cup on […]

Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

Ingredients: 3 Tbsp room temperature butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried rosemary ½ tsp salt Freshly cracked pepper (about 10 cranks of a mill) 2 split chicken breasts* (about 3 lbs. total) Instructions: Preheat the oven to 275ºF. Remove the chicken from the refrigerator and allow it to warm slightly as you prepare the butter herb mix (5 minutes or so). In a small bowl, stir together the butter, minced garlic, basil, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Rosemary pieces can be quite large, so either chop or crumble the dried pieces with your hands before adding them to the mix. Place the chicken on a cutting board and pat it […]

Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken

Start your Monday with a hearty meal that you won’t forget! Ingredients: (Serves 4-6) 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, or breasts 2 Tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces sliced mushrooms 3 garlic cloves, minced or whole (whatever your preference is) 1 cup chicken broth ½ cup heavy cream 2 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 Tablespoon flour  Instructions: In a large skillet add olive oil and cook the chicken on medium high heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until brown on each side and cooked until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken and set aside on a plate. Add the sliced mushrooms and garlic and cook for a […]

Chicken and Broccoli Stir fry

Ingredients: 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 2 cups small broccoli florets 1 cup sliced mushrooms (if you don’t like mushrooms you can add more broccoli instead) 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic ¼ cup oyster sauce ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth or water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon cornstarch Instructions: Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a Kitchen Fair 10″ Expressions fry pan over medium heat. Add the broccoli and mushrooms and cook for approximately 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 30 […]

Chicken and Rice Stuffed Bellpeppers

Ingredients: 6 Bell peppers, tops sliced off (see my note about peppers at the bottom of the recipe) 3 cups cooked brown rice 1 lb, chicken breast, chopped ½ medium onion, finely chopped 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup tomato sauce 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped ½ tbsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp smoked paprika ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 tbsps cooking oil 1 cup water 1 cup mozzarella, shredded Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Pour 1 cup of water into a 2 quart glass baking dish. Into the baking dish, arrange the six bell peppers so that they are standing. The peppers should be sitting in the water. Set the baking dish […]

Grilled Chili Cilantro Lime Chicken

Ingredients: 4 medium chicken breasts, boneless, skin-less (or thighs) Marinade: ¼ cup fresh lime juice zest of one lime (or 1 tsp) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 garlic cloves, chopped finely 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon brown sugar (or honey) 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes (adjust to taste) ½ teaspoon ground Cumin Instructions: Whisk the ingredients for the marinade in a small bowl. Place chicken in a large plastic bag or bowl and add the marinade to the chicken. Mix to combine. Seal bag or cover bowl with plastic bag and place in the fridge to marinate for 30 minutes or up to 24 hours. Pre-heat grill, pan or griddle to medium-high heat. Grill chicken […]