Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast

I had a couple cups of Butternut Squash Risotto leftover from last week’s school assignment and was looking for ways of using it up. Bam! Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breasts! It was a huge hit!  4 large Chicken Breasts 2 cups leftover Risotto ½ cup Broccoli; chopped ¼ cup Mayonnaise  1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs SaltContinue reading “Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast”

Ancho Chicken Fajitas

We just finished up sauté week and I wanted to give it a proper farewell. I’ve been wanting to make homemade tortillas again for a while and chicken fajitas gave me the perfect excuse! I added a bit of bacon grease, garlic powder, green onion and smoked paprika to the tortillas and it was soContinue reading “Ancho Chicken Fajitas”

Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry

I was scrolling through Instagram and found a delicious looking sesame ginger dish. Sign me up! I decided on honey instead of the more traditional sugar and didn’t regret it one bit! I wanted something with a bit more pizzazz, so I made some turmeric five-spice scented rice to go with it. Match made inContinue reading “Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry”

Chicken & Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Sometimes all you need is a big bowl of Italian pasta salad. It’s such an awesome way of using up the extra odds and ends in the kitchen. I had extra pasta, chicken and pepperoni that needed to be eaten so in they went!  4 ½ cups Pasta; cooked ½ cup Black Olives; sliced ½Continue reading “Chicken & Pepperoni Pasta Salad”

InstaPot Ancho Chicken Bowls

Andrew loves Mexican food, so I find myself making this quite a lot. It’s quick, tasty and inexpensive to make! You can top it with whatever toppings you like or you can serve everything over lettuce to make an awesome taco salad. Chicken: 3 large Chicken Breasts 2 Tablespoons Ancho Chile Paste 2 cups ChickenContinue reading “InstaPot Ancho Chicken Bowls”

Homestyle Chicken & Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

I haven’t made chicken and biscuits since I was quite a bit younger, but it sounded like a treat today! Switched it up and made garlic cheddar biscuits. I had to cook it a little differently than I normally would because the chicken was frozen, but it came out the same in the end.  Chicken:Continue reading “Homestyle Chicken & Garlic Cheddar Biscuits”

Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs 

I wanted to think a little outside of the box today. Our awesome neighbor has a ginormous orange tree and she lets me pick from. I decided to make us all Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs with rice and brussels sprouts.  5 Chicken Thighs ¼ cup Butter 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest Salt and Pepper toContinue reading “Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs “

Ham & Gravy Potatoes Au Gratin

I had a lot of gravy leftover from dinner the other night and I wondered how it would go if I used it instead of the white sauce in potatoes au gratin. It was a hit! Any gravy will work, but this time I used roast chicken gravy. 2 lbs Potatoes; peeled & thinly sliced ¼Continue reading “Ham & Gravy Potatoes Au Gratin”

Huli Huli Chicken Skewers

It’s such a nice day out, perfect for huli huli chicken skewers! They’re sweet, saucy and tangy. They went really well with some fried rice and Hawaiian Mac salad! 3 cups Pineapple; cubed 3 cups Bell Pepper Chunks 2 cups Onion chunks 1 large Zucchini; sliced ½” thick 1 lb Mushrooms; halved — Chicken Marinade:Continue reading “Huli Huli Chicken Skewers”

Rosemary Garlic Roast Chicken

We’ve finally started protein in class and I’m so excited! This was hands down the juiciest chicken with the most amazing crispy skin. It’s so herbaceous with just the right amount to garlic.  Chicken:  3-3 ½ lb whole Chicken 4 oz (1 stick) Butter; room temp 2 cloves Garlic; finely minced 2 Tablespoons Rosemary; choppedContinue reading “Rosemary Garlic Roast Chicken”