Wednesday, October 28, 2009

curried coconut chicken

Prep Time:20 Min
Cook Time:50 Min
Ready In:1 Hr 10 Min
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Original Recipe Yield 6 servings

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

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Meatloaf on a Bed of Potatoes

- Crockpot -- I'm going to try my luck with this one tonight!

2 T olive oil
3 large russets, cut into 1 to 1-1/2” chunks
2 lb ground sirloin
2 large eggs, beaten
3/4 cup crushed saltine crackers
3/4 cup ketchup
2 T dehydrated onions (optional)
1 tsp salt & pepper to taste

3/4 cup ketchup
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp Dijon mustard

Combine oil and potatoes in crock pot, toss to coat. Spread in an even layer on the bottom of the crock.In a large bowl, combine beef, eggs, crumbs, ketchup, onion, salt and pepper. Mix gently, do not compact. Shape into oval or round, place on top of potatoes. Spread with topping.Cover and cook on High for 1 hour. Reduce heat to Low and continue to cook for 6-7 hours, or until a meat thermometer reads 160º to 165ºF.Can also use plain ketchup for the topping. To make the meatloaf easier to remove: Take two long pieces of foil and fold them into two strips. Place them across each other over the potatoes and set the meatloaf on top. Use as handles to remove when the meatloaf is done.

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

1 whole chicken
olive oil cooking spray
Lawry's seasoned salt
aluminum foil

Clean chicken inside and out.
Spray with olive oil spray. Sprinkle with Lawry's.Spray inside of crock with cooking spray (Note: Do not put any water in the crock). Roll some wads of aluminum foil into balls and put them in the bottom of the crock. The chicken is going to sit on these. Put chicken back side down in crock on top of aluminum balls. Cook on High (will not come out the same on low), 4-6 hours

Thursday, October 15, 2009

ham and swiss cheese bake

ham and swiss cheese bake (4kowboys)
2 cups bisquick
1/3 cup honey mustard
1/2 cup milk
2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
4 medium green onions chopped
1/4 cup bell pepper chopped
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded swiss cheese
oven 450 degrees. in bowl stire bisquick, mustard, and milk until dough forms; press into 13x9 baking dish. Bake 8-10 minutes until set in middle. meanwhile, mix ham, onion, bell pepper and sour cream together. spread over crust and sprinkle with cheese. bake uncovered 5-6 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Thursday, October 8, 2009


Sour Cream Chicken Risotto
~Bettyinthekitchen Busy Cooks

True risotto is made from Arborio rice, slowly cooked with homemade chicken stock until creamy. This shortcut recipe tastes wonderful too, and is much, much easier.

1 large chicken breast (9 oz), cut into small chunks
2 10 oz pkg garlic rice and vermicelli mix
1/2 cup water
1 cups frozen baby peas
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Sauté the chicken in a large skillet wit a little olive oil, set aside. In the same skillet prepare the rice mix according to package instructions, adding an additional 1/2 cup water. Five minutes before the rice is done, stir in the chicken and peas. Cook until rice and pasta are tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream and cheese. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving. 4 servings Sandy’s Note: You can skip the step of cooking your own chicken and simply add a 9 oz pkg frozen diced fully cooked chicken. I couldn’t find 10 oz package of rice, so I sub’d two 4 oz boxes.