Chinese Cashew Chicken

Chinese Cashew Chicken

Pan-fried chicken, snow peas and cashews in a ginger-garlic sauce served over rice noodles. I wouldn’t touch Chinese food, not even with a ten foot pole until I was in my early twenties. Even then it was a slow progression that started with fried rice. It was safe to eat because the picky eater in… 

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Lemon Garlic Chicken and Rice

Lemon Garlic Chicken & Rice

Skillet chicken with a lemon-infused garlic broth accented by fresh oregano. It’s perfect served with rice to help sop up the fragrant juices. This comes together in a snap. Onion and whole garlic cloves are sautéed before chicken cutlets, chicken broth and an entire lemon is thrown into the mix. A 12-minute simmer and dinner… 

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Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cheater's Chicken Cordon Bleu

Oven-fried chicken cutlets topped with ham and Swiss cheese with a creamy, three-ingredient mustard sauce. Chicken cordon bleu. . . cheater-style. I say this is for cheaters because traditionally cordon bleu has ham and Swiss stuffed inside the chicken. I’m not the only one cheating. I ate in a fancy inn-style restaurant recently where the… 

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Cranberry Apple Chicken Salad w/ Honey Mustard Dressing

Cranberry Apple Walnut Chicken Salad

Romaine salad with chicken, apples, dried cranberries and walnuts in a honey-mustard dressing. It has all the elements I like in a satisfying salad including a full array of competing flavors and textures that all meld together in a completely delicious way. Every bite reminds me that fall is here to stay awhile and makes… 

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Chicken, Bacon and Corn Salad w/ Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Chicken Corn and Bacon Salad

Tender rotisserie chicken comes together with bacon, avocado, grilled corn and romaine lettuce in a honey lime vinaigrette to make this bright and tasty salad. This makes a great main dish that won’t make you feel like you’re missing out on anything because you’re eating a ‘salad’ for dinner.