Poultry

8 11, 2019

Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken

2019-11-07T16:48:08-05:00November 8th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 (4 -5 lb) whole roasting chicken Scant olive oil for greasing the pan 2 teaspoons kosher salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) ½ teaspoon black pepper (optional) 4 whole garlic cloves (optional) 1 yellow onion, quartered (optional) Directions: • Grease the inside of a 5 quart or larger crockpot with olive oil. • Combine all dry ingredients. • Rub the dry ingredients all over the chicken, inside and out, and place in crockpot, breast side down. • If desired, [...]

27 09, 2019

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

2019-09-27T09:19:42-05:00September 27th, 2019|Recipes|

A delicious and easy one pan meal! Ingredients: 6 bone in, skin on or off chicken thighs Pinch of salt to season Cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons dried Thyme (or your herbs of choice) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 cloves garlic, crushed Juice of 1 lemon 1 lemon, thinly sliced 5 fresh thyme sprigs 2-3 bunches of asparagus (about 24 spears), woody ends removed Method: 1. Preheat your oven to 200°C | 400° F. Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper and dried thyme. 2. Heat a large cast iron skillet (or heavy based oven-proof pan), over [...]

23 08, 2019

Turkey Mango Salad

2019-08-23T07:30:03-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tsp sesame oil 8oz ground turkey 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 2 tbsp fresh cilantro or basil, chopped 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped 2 tbsp lime juice Pinch of sugar Dash of hot pepper sauce Directions: • In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over a medium-high heat. • Cook turkey, garlic, ginger and fish sauce, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink inside. • Remove from heat. • In a large bowl, blend mango, [...]

28 06, 2019

Spicy Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

2019-06-28T11:25:12-05:00June 28th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: Chicken wings: 24 chicken wings - pointy bits removed and wings cut in half 250 g butter, melted 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp dried parsley 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper Blue cheese dipping sauce: 50 g blue cheese 50 g cream cheese 200 ml buttermilk 1 handful parsley 1 small bunch chives, roughly chopped Salt and pepper Method: Blue cheese dip: Combine all ingredients and puree with a stick blender or food processor. Chicken wings: Preheat the oven to 180ºC. In a bowl, mix [...]

31 05, 2019

Tasty Chicken Marinades

2019-05-31T08:05:30-05:00May 31st, 2019|Recipes|

These marinades are freezer friendly and will make your meal planning a breeze.  Each marinade makes enough to marinate one chicken breast, so scale the recipe if you are making more! Mustard Basil Chicken Marinade ½ tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp mustard any type ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp basil ¼ tsp salt Pepper to taste Peri Peri Chicken Marinade 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp minced garlic ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes ½ tsp oregano Salt & pepper to taste Lemon Pepper [...]

10 05, 2019

Middle Eastern Turkey Burgers

2019-05-10T07:27:53-05:00May 10th, 2019|Recipes|

This burger gets a Middle Eastern twist from the addition of garlic, cumin, coriander, and fresh mint and parsley folded into the ground turkey. Ingredients: 1 ½ lb ground turkey 2 medium cloves garlic Salt ¼ cup lightly packed chopped fresh mint ¼ cup lightly packed chopped fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sweet paprika 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp cayenne   Preparation: Put the ground turkey in a large bowl. Mince the garlic and mix it with the mint, parsley, olive oil, paprika, cumin, coriander, and cayenne into the turkey. Shape the [...]

26 04, 2019

Cobb Salad with Herb-Rubbed Chicken

2019-04-26T09:00:29-05:00April 26th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: Chicken 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried rosemary ½ teaspoon ground pepper ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 2 (8 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed Vinaigrette ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons champagne vinegar ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper Salad 6 cups baby kale 2 medium ripe avocados, sliced 2 large hard-boiled eggs, sliced 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled ½ cup crumbled feta cheese 10 strawberries, quartered Directions: • Preheat grill to medium-high. • To prepare chicken: Combine [...]

5 04, 2019

Weekday Meal-Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

2019-04-05T07:21:31-05:00April 5th, 2019|Recipes|

This is a quick and easy make ahead meal that would be a perfect lunch to take to work. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, sliced Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1 lb green beans 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup basil pesto Preparation:  In a large pan, heat olive oil and add chicken thighs.  Season with salt and pepper. When the chicken is completely cooked through, remove from pan.  Slice into strips, and set aside.  Add green beans and cook until crisp tender.  Return the chicken strips to [...]

15 03, 2019

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Greek Salad

2019-03-15T12:51:12-05:00March 15th, 2019|Recipes|

3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp red wine vinegar ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried Italian herb seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1 clove garlic, pressed through garlic press 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups chunks tomatoes 1 piece (5-inches/12 cm) cucumber, cut into chunks 1 sweet yellow or orange pepper, cut into chunks ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion 6 pitted Kalamata olives, halved ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese • In large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic. Transfer 4 tsp of [...]

25 01, 2019

Chicken Neapolitan

2019-01-25T08:07:32-05:00January 25th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, quartered 1 cup chopped onions 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups diced tomatoes with juices 1 cup pitted black olives, drained 1 cup fresh basil leaves Method: • Sprinkle the chicken with the salt and pepper. • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken thighs to the pan and sear for 8 to 9 minutes, until they are golden brown. • Add the mushrooms, onions and garlic to the pan. • Cook for another 8 [...]

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