Chicken Archive

Buffalo Chicken Breakfast Burrito

For Chicken: Put 4 large chicken breasts in your crock pot.  In a separate bowl mix 1 package dry salsa mix and 2/3 bottle of your favorite buffalo wing sauce. I use Moore’s because it’s got excellent flavor and the ingredients list is only about 6 items (that I can pronounce). Let your chicken ...Read More

Salsa Chicken on Garlic Toast

Ingredients: 6 oz Chicken Breast 1 Schwan’s Garlic Texas Toast 2 tbsp Salsa of your choice 1-2 tbsp Guacamole Directions: Pre-heat oven to 375° and place the Garlic Texas Toast on an ungreased cookie sheet. Place bread in the oven on middle rack and cook for 6-7 minutes. While that is cooking ...Read More

Cheesy Chicken with Beans

Ingredients 2 boxes Fiber Gourmet Light Mac & Cheese 1 can Organic Low Sodium Black Beans 1lb Boneless Skinless Chicken breast 1/2 cup 2% skim milk 3 tbsp Smart Balance Spread (or other low-fat butter spread) Bring about 6 – 10 cups water to a boil on the stove. While water is heating, ...Read More

Quick, Healthy Lunch Idea

One of my favorite things about this dish is that every thing in it can be made ahead of time, only leaving you to assemble and heat. How easy is that? What’s in it? 1 grilled chicken breast 1/2 cup yellow rice 1/2 cup black beans 2 tbsp salsa Recently, I have ...Read More

The Most Fattening Foods of Summer

Ahhh, it’s summer: backyard barbecues, cocktails at the pool, baseball games, and lots of fried chicken, ribs, potato salad, ice cream, hot dogs, and beer. Summertime living may be easy, but if you’re not careful, summer’s fattening foods can really pack on the pounds. While most people are more active during the ...Read More

Berry Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)  1/8 teaspoon salt  1/8 teaspoon pepper  3 cups fresh baby spinach  1/2 cup fresh raspberries  1/2 cup halved fresh strawberries  1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese  4-1/2 teaspoons chopped pecans, toasted  2 tablespoons prepared fat-free raspberry vinaigrette Directions: Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-7 minutes ...Read More

Spicing Meat Helps Cut Cancer Risk

Spices will do more than just enhance the taste of ground beef. They may also cut down on the risk of compounds that can cause cancer.  J. Scott Smith, a Kansas State University food chemistry professor, has pursued different projects in recent years seeking ways to reduce heterocyclic amines (HCAs). HCAs are the carcinogenic ...Read More

Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Packets

start to finish:30 min makes:2 servings 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each) 1/4 cup sweet-and-sour sauce 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained 1/2 medium bell pepper, cut into strips 1/4 small onion, cut into small wedges 1/4 cup chow mein noodles, if desired 1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. ...Read More

Thai Chicken with Basil

start to finish:20 min makes:4 servings 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb) 1 tablespoon canola or soybean oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 red or green jalapeño chiles, seeded, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fish sauce or reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves ...Read More

Szechuan Chicken and Pasta

start to finish:30 min makes:2 servings 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4- to 1-inch pieces 1/2 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 1 cup water 3/4 cup uncooked fusilli pasta (about 3 oz) 1/2 bag (1 lb 5 oz-size) frozen Szechuan stir-fry mix with vegetables and Szechuan sauce ...Read More