Famous Recipes

Famous and not so famous recipes – who are you to decide? Who am I to decide?

Chicken Recipes – CURRIED COCONUT CHICKEN

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 teaspoon salt and pepper, or to taste
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons curry powder
1/2 onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed, diced tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
3 tablespoons sugar

Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper.
Heat oil and curry powder in a large skillet over medium- high
heat for two minutes. Stir in onions and garlic, and cook 1
minute more. Add chicken, tossing lightly to coat with curry
oil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook for 7 to 10 minutes, or
until chicken is no longer pink in center and juices run clear.
Pour coconut milk, tomatoes, tomato sauce, and sugar into the
pan, and stir to combine. Cover and simmer, stirring
occasionally, approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

CURRIED COCONUT CHICKEN RECIPE

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August 11, 2007 Posted by | Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Recipe, Recipes | 5 Comments

Vegetable Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients

6 cups torn salad greens
2-1/2 cups chopped cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 large tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
4 medium carrots, shredded (2 cups)
1/2 cup Kraft® Ranch dressing
Directions
Toss salad greens with chicken, tomatoes and carrots in large
bowl. Add dressing; mix lightly. Divide evenly among 4 individual
serving plates.
Makes 4 servings, 3-1/2 cups each.

Source: Kraftfoods.com

August 6, 2007 Posted by | Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Chicken Salad, Chicken Salad Recipes, Cooking, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Recipe, Recipes, Vegetables | Leave a comment

Chicken Potato Salad

Chicken Potato Salad

2 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked
2 hard-cooked eggs
3 potatoes, cooked
1-1/4 cups pickled cucumbers
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. olive oil
2/3 cup mayonnaise

Directions
Chop chicken, eggs, potatoes and pickled cucumbers into very small pieces. Mix all together. Add salt and mayonnaise, then olive oil. Toss to coat. Refrigerate for 2 – 3 hours before serving.

August 6, 2007 Posted by | Chicken, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Chicken Salad, Chicken Salad Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Family, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Recipe, Recipes | Leave a comment

Carnival of the Recipes

Special Diets Edition

The 151st edition of the Carnival of the Recipes is up for your dining pleasure. This week, participants were asked to submit recipes for special diets.

Next week’s edition will be hosted by Slow Cooker Recipes with a theme to sweat over: It’s Too Hot to Cook (Crockpot and slow cooker recipes). Recipes can be submitted through Blog Carnival.

To learn more about future recipes carnivals visit here.

A sampling of recipes includes:

Diabetic Recipes provides a snack with Diabetic Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Pancake Recipes starts the day with Low-Carb Pancakes. No wheat flour.

Low-Fat Chicken with Artichokes and Diabetic, Low-Fat Armenian Chicken.

Famous Recipes cooks up Low-Fat Roasted Cauliflower

Slow Cooker Recipes provides a low-fat recipe for Mushroom Stroganoff Crockpot

Christmas Recipes gifts us with Christmas No-Fat White Sangria Punch.

Roasted Corn And Green Chile Soup.

Our Carnival hostess, Shawn Lea at Everything and Nothing, offers Mexican Squash Casserole, a recipe to keep handy when your zucchini produces prodigiously.

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Breakfast, Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Crock Pot, Crockpot, Crockpot Recipes, Dessert, Diabetic Recipes, Dinner, Events, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Lunch, Meals, Method, Pancake Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soup, Soup Recipes, Soups | 3 Comments

Famous Recipes – Zucchini Kabobs

Zucchini & Chicken Kabobs

1/3 cup bottled balsamic vinaigrette
2 Tbsp spicy brown mustard
4 skinned, boned chicken-breast halves, trimmed of visible fat, each cut
in half lengthwise, then crosswise in
1 1/4-in.-wide pieces
1 each yellow squash and zucchini (about 6 oz each), halved lengthwise,
then cut diagonally in 1/2-in.-wide pieces
Eight 10- to 12-in. skewers

1. Whisk vinaigrette and mustard in a medium bowl until blended. Remove
2 Tbsp and set aside. Add chicken and both squashes to bowl; toss to
coat.

2. Heat barbecue grill. While grill heats, alternately thread chicken
and squashes on skewers, leaving small spaces between food. Discard
dressing in bowl.

3. Grill 4 to 6 in. from heat source 12 to 13 minutes, turning once,
until chicken is cooked through and squashes are crisp- tender. Drizzle
or brush with reserved 2 Tbsp dressing. Serves 4.

July 7, 2007 Posted by | Appetizer Recipes, Appetizers, BBQ, Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Method, Recipe, Recipes, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetables | 1 Comment

The Great Outdoors Recipes Carnival

Recipe Carnival

 Totally Awesome Pancakes posted at Pancake Recipes and Crock Pot Sweet Saucy Ribs posted at Slow Cooker Recipes.

Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe posted at Chicken Recipes and Erma Bombeck’s Dip posted at Famous Recipes

July 3, 2007 Posted by | Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Crock Pot, Crockpot, Crockpot Recipes, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Method, Pancake Recipe, Pancake Recipes, Recipe, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soup, Soup Recipes, Soups | Leave a comment

Carnival of Recipes: Farmers Market Edition

Lots of chicken recipes in this weeks Carnival of Recipes: Farmers Market Edition

May 28, 2007 Posted by | Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Recipe, Recipes | Leave a comment

Famous Recipes – Margarita Kabobs

Famous Recipes – Margarita Kabobs

Ingredients
1-1/4 pounds fresh or frozen jumbo shrimp in shells and/or 1 pound
skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs
1 large red or green sweet pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
1 medium red onion, cut into wedges
1 cup orange marmalade
1/3 cup lime juice
1/4 cup tequila (optional)
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 1/2-inch-thick slices peeled fresh pineapple

Directions
1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact.
Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Cut chicken, if using, into 1-inch chunks.
Thread shrimp and/or chicken, sweet pepper, and onion onto six 10- to
12-inch skewers.

2. For sauce: In a small saucepan stir together the marmalade, lime
juice, tequila, if you like, cooking oil, cilantro, and garlic. Cook and
stir just until marmalade is melted. Divide mixture in half.

3. Grill kabobs on a greased rack of an uncovered grill directly over
medium coals for 10 to 12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink or chicken
is done, turning once. Add pineapple to grill rack and brush kabobs and
pineapple with 1/2 of the sauce mixture during the last 5 minutes of
grilling. Turn pineapple once during the last 5 minutes of grilling.

4. Pass remaining half of sauce with kabobs and pineapple. Makes 6
servings.

May 26, 2007 Posted by | Appetizer Recipes, Appetizers, BBQ, Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Method, Recipe, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetable Recipes, Vegetables | Leave a comment

Crock Pot Chicken with Olives

Crock Pot Chicken with Olives 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite sized dice
1 large green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can (15 oz.) or 2 cans (8 oz. ea.) tomato sauce
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup green pimiento stuffed olives
1-1/2 TB olive oil
1 TB tomato paste
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
6 chicken drumsticks and thighs (about 3 lb.) skin and fat removed

Combine all ingredients except chicken in a 4-1/2 quart crock pot.  Mix well.

Add chicken, stir until well mixed.

Cover and cook on HIGH heat setting for 5 hours or LOW heat setting for 8 hours,
or until chicken is cooked through and tender and potatoes can be easily pierced. 

Discard bay leaf.

Serve with cooked rice, if desired.

Serves: 6.

April 20, 2007 Posted by | Carnival Of The Recipes, Carnivals, Chicken, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Crock Pot, Crockpot, Crockpot Recipes, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Method, Recipes, Slow Cooker | Leave a comment

Chicken and Rice Recipes – Chicken Curry

Chicken and Rice Recipes – Chicken Curry

2 whole chicken breasts, boned
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/4 c. dry sherry
2 T. butter or margarine
2 green onions with tops, finely chopped
1 tsp. curry powder
1/4 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
Fluffy rice

Cut chicken into small pieces, place in crock pot. Add all remaining ingredients except rice. Cover and cook on high setting 2 1/2 to 4 hours. Serve over hot rice.

March 5, 2007 Posted by | Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipe, Chicken Recipes, Cooking, Cooking and Food, Dinner, Famous Recipes, Food, Ingredients, Meals, Method, Recipe, Recipes, Rice, Rice Recipes, Slow Cooker | Leave a comment