Peanut Butter Panko Chicken with Coconut Noodles

Oven-fried chicken crusted with peanut butter sauce and Japanese panko crumbs served with silky coconut milk noodles. The most insanely delicious Asian-inspired comfort meal.  Ever.

The peanut butter sauce is mostly creamy peanut butter with… 

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Roll-ups

Chicken cutlets stuffed and rolled with a jalapeno-cream-cheese-cheddar filling then coated in crispy Japanese panko breadcrumbs and baked until molten hot.

All the flavors I am obsessed with trapped inside juicy oven-fried chicken. There is nothing you won’t love. You don’t even need to like jalapeno poppers to like this chicken! … 

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Chicken Scarpariello

Skillet cooked chicken thighs and Italian sausage with an oil and vinegar glaze. The strong flavor of the vinegar cooks off leaving behind the tenderest of chicken and the tastiest of sauces.

This is my first time cooking with chicken thighs. I know. I’m late to the party.

I’m just a white-meat-chicken-kind-of-girl living in a chicken-thigh-world who’s trying to bust out of the mold and explore some new options. … 

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Empanadas

Flaky pastry crust wraps itself around shredded chicken, cream cheese, cheddar, corn and jalapeños to make these golden brown beauties.

A kind of play on jalapeño poppers. . .Only better ’cause there’s chicken, corn and pie crust involved. Where ever there’s buttery, tender pie crust you can find me.… 

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Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Soup

I combined my chicken tinga tostadas and Tex-Mex rice into a soup! Thank-you Mom. Sometimes you give me the best ideas.

Tender cubes of chicken, rice and corn swimming in a mildly spiced broth with confetti-sized pieces of onion, red bell pepper, black olives and salsa. I chopped everything smaller than usual… 

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