#1 Sweet and Sour Chicken

By | Chicken, Rice Dinners | 2 Comments

Stars:Kyle 5Marie 4.5It is seriously sooo good!!Sweet and Sour Chicken Tonight I am making sweet and sour chicken.The above picture is not my own it is the website I got the recipe from. I will take my own picture and post it after. Ingredients:for chicken3-4 boneless, skinless chicken breastsSalt and pepper1 cup cornstarch2 eggs, beaten1/4 cup canola oilfor sauceĀ¾ cup sugar4 tablespoons ketchupĀ½ cup vinegar1 tablespoon soy sauce1 teaspoon garlic salt Directions:Cut boneless chicken breasts into chunks. Season with salt and pepper. Dip chicken in cornstarch and then in egg. Fry in a little oil until brown but not cooked through. Place in a single layer in a baking dish. Mix sauce ingredients (above) together and pour over chicken. Bake for one hour at 325 degrees. Turn chicken every 15 minutes. If you like extra sauce, make another batch of sauce and bring it to a boil on the stovetop….

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Nachos! Tonight I just made nachos. Only because I really was going to make Chicken Enchiladas, and then, we forgot to buy tortillas!! The nachos turned out great though. You need:ChipsCheese (I buy a block and shred it, it makes much better gooey cheese than the bagged stuff)Can of black BeansBag of Frozen sweet cornGreen onions (if desired) What you do:Spread 1 layer of chips on pan. Put small layer of cheese on top.Drain black beans from can and rinse in a strainer so extra juice is gone.Run about a cup of frozen corn under the faucet in a strainer in HOT water, so it is not frozen anymore. Top this mixture on the chips with the green onion if you want it. Then, preheat oven to 350 degrees and watch the cheese for when it melts! Watch carfully, they can burn easily. I dip mine in Salsa and sour…

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Taco Wednesday!

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Tacos Tonight I am making Tacos. Not Super exciting. Growing up, my family ate Tacos every Sunday.We put ketchup on them. Kyle likes tomatoes. Maybe I will make the switch. I don’t know. Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef1 taco seasoning packet1 small sweet onion chopped/diced1 package taco shells (kyle likes prepackaged heat up ones, I prefer the ones you cook and they come raw)1 cup frozen corn (optional) Toppings: shredded cheeseSour CreamGuacamoleTomatoes/Ketchup How to make: Well, first make the meat and cook according to the directions on your taco seasoning packet.In the meantime, shred cheese, make guac, cut tomatoes, etc. I like sweet white corn in my tacos. I like the added texture and sweet taste. I buy Western Family frozen sweet white corn and it is the best!! I just add a little water to a bowl, but the corn in with a little butter, cover it with a…

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Marie’s Easy Hawaiian Chicken

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Well, tonight we had a leftover piece of chicken. (by the way when you open a package of chicken how do you store it? We just put it in a ziploc bag) So what did I do? I made some chicken on the george forman. And, I would make it again, it was delicious!! Ingredients: – boneless skinnless chicken breast– 1 tbs soy sauce-1 can of sliced pineapple.– 1 tsp lemon juice– Salt and Pepper to taste How to make: combine the soy sauce, and the juice from the can of pineapple, along with the lemon juice and S/P. Put the chicken in the mixture and let soak for 10 minutes. Put chicken on the george forman and cook for 6-7 minutes. (I cooked for 10 and the outside got a little too much done) Grill pineapple real quick and put on top. The End. Eat!!Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time:…

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Italian Skillet Chicken

By | Casserole, Chicken, Chicken Pasta, Italian, Pasta | No Comments

Tonight I am making Italian Skillet Chicken. Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 1 Medium onion, chopped 1 (14 ounce) can diced Italian tomatoes 2 Cups Chicken Broth 1 teaspoon dried basil garlic powder to taste 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into 2 inch pieces 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese How to make it: In a large skillet, cook chicken and onion until tender. (cut chicken into cubes) Add tomatoes, broth, basic, garlic and pepper to skillet. Bring to a boil, stir in spaghetti. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve. Marie: 3.5 Stars Kyle: 3 Stars. Comments: Well, it turned out pretty good. The noodles were delicious and had a nice taste to them. A unique dish if you do not want just pasta for dinner. The chicken was delicious. The whole meal was pretty cheap…

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