Friday, October 3, 2014

Easy Chicken Recipes

If you are like most families you try to plan your meals ahead that way you know exactly what to buy at the grocery store, and exactly what you are feeding everyone for dinner. While chicken doesn’t have to be plain and boring and only just a piece of baked chicken breast, it can be created in to a variety of tasty and easy meals for the week. Below are four recipes that involve chicken and will surely get the mouth salivating and wanting to try more chicken recipes.

Chicken and tomato tacos are a wonderful treat for a weeknight. These tasty tacos only take about an hour to prep and cook, and will do your body good. Filled with taco favorites of cheese, onions, cilantro, tomatoes and chicken, these bad boys are a great tasting lunch or dinner. To make these tacos with ease follow the Disney Family recipe that is located on their website here.  If desired other ingredients may be added to top the taco such as sour cream or guacamole.

As a fan of Chinese food and going out to the restraints themselves and ordering the beloved cashew chicken, readers will be happy to know it is an easy recipe to make right from home. Rather than spending the money on buying a small portion of cashew chicken follow this recipe and make your favorite Chinese dish for the entire family. All that is needed is chicken, cashew halves (or whole cashews), celery, bell peppers and other items that are cheap at the grocery store in the produce section. My Recipes provides complete details on measurements and preparation here.

A chicken pot pie does not have to be put inside a mini pie dish anymore with this chicken pot pie turnover recipe from Food Network. While this recipe only creates four turnovers, doubling the recipe is not a difficult task as the ingredients used in this recipe are often purchased with a few extras. The pot pie is often a favorite during the cold winter seasons, but with this recipe it can be served at any time of the year.

Make tonight a Mexican fiesta dinner night with Martha Stewart recipe for chicken fajitas. For this recipe not many ingredients are needed from your local grocer. Items such as vegetable oil, chicken cutlets, ground pepper, bell peppers, garlic cloves and flour tortillas are needed. For making a quick and easy chicken dinner, these ingredients are not too many to have to work with. If you would like to add to Martha Stewart’s recipe with some of your personal fajita topping favorites feel free. Cooking is a very exploratory process. To view the entire recipe and what pots and pans are needed click on the hyperlink to Martha Stewart’s recipe.

With each of these recipes if you desire any other ingredients to be included use your best judgment and always taste. Tasting is one of the most important things when cooking any meal. If it needs a splash of salt or pepper, better to know now then after it's finished. Enjoy your new found chicken recipes and remember to sit at the table and make it a family tradition to eat together.

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