Posts Categorized: Chicken

Chicken w/ Sesame Orange Marinade (Easy Recipe for a Crowd)

Sesame Orange Chicken for a Crowd

I’m starting to plan for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Palm Sunday, and think I’ll serve this, since it makes so much. Yes, it’s also nice to serve on a smaller scale (just reduce the recipe). But it’s ideal when you need a big batch of something, and don’t have a lot of time…

Chicken Cordon Bleu, Easy-Style (Just Bake!)

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

This is an elegant recipe, perfect to serve at a dinner party. Although preparing this dish is typically a more elaborate process, the method is streamlined here. The main secret to a tender dish that is cooked through is to pound the chicken breast out thin. It is then rolled up with a thin slice…

Chicken Roasted Easy Style, Seasoned w/ Herbs Under the Skin

Under the skin, seasoned whole chicken

Use time efficiently by implementing this recipe, preparing a healthy, delicious meal with minimal work. Make a double or triple batch of the herb mix, and season several birds all at once, to be especially efficient. The pre-seasoned birds will keep in the freezer, ready to thaw and roast at a future date. A blender…

Chicken Salad w/Caramelized Walnuts (A New Deli Classic)

If you’re cooking for a crowd, multiply this recipe. It’s definitely a crowd pleaser; we serve it regularly at The New Deli. Part of the secret to using raisins: they get soaked overnight in red wine vinegar. It gives them the perfect sweet/sour flavor, plus, it keeps the raisins from soaking up mayonnaise (which doesn’t…

Ginger Chicken: Easy Meal, Great on the Grill

Ginger Chicken, Spinach Salad, and Corn on the Cob

A good marinade has a few simple elements: Vinegar or lemon for tenderizing, sugar to help the meat to brown well, soy sauce (or other salty additions) to add savory flavor, plus favorite herbs and spices. This recipe uses fresh ginger and garlic, mixed in with a basic soy sauce/vinegar/brown sugar mix. It’s a quick…

Chicken w/ Wild Rice and Black Cherry Sauce: Elegant Entree

Stuffed Chicken Breast w/ Cherry Sauce, Green Beans

The following recipe makes extra of the rice, which is nice—it makes a great side dish later in the week. It keeps well, and can even be frozen. And- it’s perfect for gluten-free folks! To “stuff” the chicken, simply lift the skin up off the breast a bit, stuffing the rice underneath. (The trickiest part…

Chicken Paprikash: Easy Chicken & Pasta Dish

Chicken w/ Hungarian style Paprikash sauce, over pasta

This dish can be thrown together easy, with some pasta on hand, and a bit of sour cream, chicken, and spice. This version is a newer, easier, healthier version of a classic. The sour cream adds a bit of fat, but it’s still lower-fat than the original recipe, and it seems to be a crowd-pleaser….