Thai Peanut Chicken

If you haven’t had it before, I know it sounds strange to mix peanut butter with savory ingredients like ginger, garlic, and lemongrass. The addition of peanut butter to traditional Asian ingredients creates magical flavor. If you haven’t tried it, you should start with this recipe. The peanut butter takes a back seat among theContinue reading “Thai Peanut Chicken”

Ranch Chicken Pasta Bake

Another yummy comfort food recipe for you today. Cheese, chicken, bacon, ranch, pasta….drool. I love ranch, but if you aren’t a fan, you could substitute other seasonings instead. I think this would also be good with a Mexican twist using chipotle chili powder, cumin, garlic and onion powder, and some cayenne. This recipe is reallyContinue reading “Ranch Chicken Pasta Bake”

Nashville Hot Chicken Biscuits

This recipe came about after I made reubens with homemade potato chips last weekend. I used this wing dust to season the potato chips and one of the flavors I had was Nashville hot chicken flavor. My family thought it would be really good on fried chicken in a biscuit, so I decided to tryContinue reading “Nashville Hot Chicken Biscuits”

Chicken with Lemon Sauce + Asparagus + Roasted Potatoes

Chicken with lemon sauce is a simple dish of pan seared chicken in a creamy lemon, wine and garlic sauce with mustard and parmesan cheese. I love all of those things, so was pretty much sold from the moment I first saw this recipe. If I remember to do so, I always brine or marinadeContinue reading “Chicken with Lemon Sauce + Asparagus + Roasted Potatoes”

Hunan Chicken

Hunan chicken is a Chinese takeout stir fry dish that is easy to make at home. I love quick stir fry dishes since they tend to be fairly healthy and have a decent amount of veggies. They also have a ton of flavor for not much work. This dish typically has chicken, broccoli, carrots, onion,Continue reading “Hunan Chicken”

Quick Chicken Soup with Garlic Chili Oil

This is another quick and healthy dinner recipe, but with a tasty twist. The quick chicken soup comes together really fast. I used this great ingredient I have recently added to my cooking arsenal to get great chicken flavor in a short amount of time. Have you heard of this Lee Kum Kee chicken powder?Continue reading “Quick Chicken Soup with Garlic Chili Oil”

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs with Polenta

My teenage son got a job and is working in the evenings several days a week. I like to feed him something before he goes to work if I can, so I have been trying to make more quick dinners. If you have been following my blog for very long, you know I love aContinue reading “Chicken Parmesan Meatballs with Polenta”

Vietnamese Spicy Lemongrass Chicken

Does anyone else grow lemongrass in their garden? I love the flavor and discovered a few years ago that it grows really well here in North Carolina in the summer. I’ve been growing it ever since. It can be frozen by trimming the top of the stalks, peeling off the hard outer layers, and freezingContinue reading “Vietnamese Spicy Lemongrass Chicken”

Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad

This dinner salad recipe is originally from the Carlsbad Cravings site, which I love. I love salad, but I especially love salad like this cilantro lime chicken taco salad with a ton of good stuff in it. The more tasty ingredients the better. Homemade dressing also goes a long way to making salads better. TheyContinue reading “Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad”

Thai Chicken with Chile Jam

I have an amazing ingredient to share with you guys. I learned about Thai chile jam from an amazing Thai cookbook that I unfortunately can’t remember the name of. The jam is so complex and it allows you to create a dish with so much depth in a matter of minutes. If you are lookContinue reading “Thai Chicken with Chile Jam”