Hearty Chicken & Dumplings

I love using my crock pot, but I find that it is easy to dry out chicken dishes.  This one requires a couple steps throughout the process to ensure your chicken doesn’t get dry, so I like to do this one on a day that my husband or I will be home to tend to…

Apple Chicken Sausage

Prep / total time: 25 minutes Yield: 8 patties Ingredients: 1 large tart apple, peeled and diced 2 tsp poultry seasoning 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 1 pound ground chicken Directions: In large bowl, combine the apple, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.  Crumble chicken over mixture and mix well.  Shape into eight 3-inch patties….

Tomato-Sherry Pasta and Chicken

Ingredients: 3 plum (or 1-2 regular) tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped (or 1/4 cup onion + 1 tsp minced garlic) 2 Tablespoons fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped 6 oz pre-sliced portabellas, coarsely chopped 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb) Large zip-top bag 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp pepper 1 tsp…

Asian Orange Chicken

2 Servings Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. Ingredients 1/2 pound chicken tenderloins 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 1 garlic clove, minced Hot cooked rice,…

Cashew Chicken

Ingredients 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, divided 1 tablespoon sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil, divided 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot 1/4 teaspoon…

Herbed Cranberry Chicken with Couscous

Herbed Cranberry Chicken with Cous Cous – 30 minutes total, serves 2 1 package of chicken breast tenderloins (~ 1 lb) 1 Tbsp. salt-free herb seasoning blend 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 bunch of green onions, chopped (~ 1.5 cups) 1 cup dried cranberries (Craisins) 1 can of reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 2/3 cup…

Lime Chili Chicken Satays

Lime Chili Chicken Satays – 2 servings 1 package (~ 14 oz) chicken tenderloins (or chicken breasts cut into strips or bite-sized pieces) Marinade: 1/4 cup fish sauce 1 Tbsp. olive oil Juice of 1 lime (~ 2 Tbsp) 3/4 tsp. ground coriander 1 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves Sweet Chili Sauce: 1/4 cup sugar…

Chicken & Apricot Puff Pastry Pie

Chicken & Apricot Puff Pastry Pie – 40 minutes, serves 4-6 1/2 cup bulgar wheat 1 tsp. olive oil 2 sweet onions, chopped 1 lb / 2 cups ground chicken 1/4 cup ready-to-eat dried apricots, finely chopped 1/4 cup blanched almonds, chopped 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 1/2 cup or slightly more,…

Jambalaya

Jambalaya (Crock Pot) – 15 minutes prep, 3.5 hours cook on low, serves 4 1 large sweet onion, chopped (~ 1 cup) 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (~ 1 cup) 3-4 medium stalks celery, chopped (~ 1 cup) 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped (~ 3 tsp.) 1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 2…