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Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Homemade Chicken Nuggets
I have been meaning to make these chicken nuggets for quite a while. I’ve seen this recipe in several places around the net, so not sure who the genius was behind this wonderful McDonald’s copycat, but these chicken nuggets are a new favorite. The best part is knowing exactly what’s in these little chicken goodies and knowing there aren’t any preservatives or mystery ingredients either. To give you an idea of how these taste, my husband came in and grabbed one off the plate. After his first bite he made the “mmmm” sound and then exclaimed: “Wow! With that, he piled some into a bowl and left me standing in the kitchen smiling. These nuggets don’t have the exact same consistency as McDonald’s, they seem a little denser, or maybe it’s more compact. First you’re going to cut some boneless chicken breasts into cubes, then run them through the food processor. Here’s what it looks like when it’s done. Mix together the salt, pepper, onion powder, oregano and parsley. Whisk the eggs in a bowl.

Sweet and Tangy Chicken | Syrup and Biscuits Sweet and Tangy Chicken This is a 4 ingredient dish that will become one of your go-to dishes. You can make ahead first thing in the morning up to the point of baking, place in the refrigerator, then just pop in the oven for a little over an hour, add a side and a tossed green salad. Dinner is served! 8 chicken thighs - You can use a whole chicken or other parts. We love thighs the best. 1 package dry french onion soup mix 1 (8 oz bottle) Russian dressing (I prefer Wishbone Russian dressing) 1 small jar of apricot preserves or about a cupful. Mix all ingredients, except chicken, in a bowl. Place chicken pieces in a baking pan. Pour sauce over chicken and make sure it’s coated well. Roast uncovered at 400 degrees for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes until chicken is done. Serve it up and act like you are worn slap out from working so hard.

Black Pepper and Lime Oven Fries Recipe I'm kicking off the new year with these fantastic black pepper and lime oven fries. It is a recipe and flavor combination) inspired by a recent trip to New Zealand. But before we get too far into the food side of things I want to talk a bit about resolutions. Between marathon-length international flights and media-free evenings in a camper van I've had ample time to think about resolutions in the days leading up to the new year. The funny thing is, my resolutions don't seem to change drastically from year to year. A couple years back I wrote, "I look forward to 2005 being a year where; I see more of the world I live in through travel and photography, I spend more time with my sister, I make an effort to collaborate on projects with interesting, innovative individuals." Thinking about this year, all of those resolutions still resonate. On the road back to the hotel from the produce shop I looked up to see a billboard marketing a brand of New Zealand potato chips. Serves 4 - 6.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken So, I opened up the freezer to see what I wanted to make for dinner and an idea literally jumped out at me. A package of bacon fell out of the freezer and almost landed on my foot. Apparently it was done living in the freezer... So what do you do with some chicken breasts you're not sure what to do with, and some suicidal bacon? So here is my "recipe" for some bacon wrapped chicken that I've made up. Step 1: Start out with your chicken breast on top of a layer of plastic wrap, then another piece of plastic wrap on top. Step 2: Then take out your anger and hit the chicken with your husband's hammer or a meat tenderizer. Step 3: Next, lay out some bacon on a plate. 2-4 pieces vertically, and 2 pieces horizontally (I used 4 because I was trying to use up the bacon). Step 4: Lay your chicken in the center of the bacon. Other filling ideas: Pepper Jack cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, Mozzarella cheese, jalapeños, green chilis, green onions, spinach, mushrooms, onion, and asparagus

Roadside Diner Cheeseburger Quiche My oldest son saw this in a magazine and instantly proclaimed he wanted it for dinner. I was rather surprised as most kids, including my own, don’t like food that is touching or mixed up. In other words, casseroles are usually out. But when my kids see something they want me to make, I usually oblige. I have to admit this quiche is pretty cool, it does taste exactly like a cheeseburger. Your first bite will surprise you as your mind is seeing quiche but you are tasting burger. If you happen to have a man who will not eat quiche, well, I think he’ll be happy with this one. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, milk, mustard, pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Unroll pie crust into a 9″ deep-dish pie plate (make sure it’s deep dish, otherwise, the mixture will not fit) and flute the edges. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken with Fried Rice I have a DELICIOUS recipe for you all! I am so excited to share this one. I found this on Mels Kitchen Cafe about a year ago. My family and I LOVE this dish! It has such a great flavor. You could probably trick your family into thinking you picked up some yummy Chinese food at a gourmet restaurant... Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken The chicken coating: 3-4 boneless chicken breasts salt + pepper 1 cup cornstarch 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup canola oil The sweet and sour sauce: 3/4 cup sugar 4 tbs ketchup 1/2 cup distilled white vinegar 1 tbs soy sauce 1 tsp garlic salt Start by preheating your oven to 325 degrees. Below is the greatness you will get when it's all cooked: Fried Rice 3 cups cooked white rice (day old or leftover rice works best!) 3 tbs sesame oil 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (thawed) 1 small onion, chopped 2 tsp minced garlic 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce On medium high heat, heat the oil in a large skillet or wok.

The Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipe Ever I can say this is the best macaroni and cheese recipe ever because it's not really my recipe. I tweaked it a tiny bit - basically made it even more fattening - but otherwise, it's someone else's. It's from someone named Bev, who posted her recipe on Recipezaar and to whom I am eternally grateful. See, macaroni and cheese is pretty much my all-time favorite food. One of my first-ever memories is of sitting down in front of the TV with a bowl full of macaroni and cheese and watching Emergency! I should probably stop there. So back to Bev. Bev is probably totally creeped out now too. I'm a total freakfest today. Oh - and this recipe is great with many noodles other than macaroni (like penne, yum!) Okay, I'm shutting up now. (Conchiglie pasta - this organic Montebello stuff is out of this world:) Here's the recipe! Adapted from the Bev's Macaroni and Cheese recipe on Recipezaar Serves 5 - 6 Ingredients 8 oz. to 10 oz. macaroni or other pasta (like conchiglie!) Instructions

Poppy Seed Chicken The type of food most searched for on this blog is “Casseroles” which tells me that you are just like me in the fact that sometimes you just need an easy casserole to feed the troops and call it good. Now I know that casseroles aren’t fancy but sometimes you just have to get ‘er done. I’ll be honest…somedays I’m lucky if I get a shower and others I’m more together and want to put a little more effort into dinner. So I’ve included the basic poppy seed chicken recipe which by itself is awesome…and then additional ingredients I like to add to make it a little bit more fantastic when I have the time. Oh yeah, and kids love this which makes for a tantrum free dinner table. Ingredients 5 cups chicken breasts, cooked and cubed 1 cup sour cream 2 (14.5 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup 2 cups crushed Ritz crackers (about 1 1/2 rolls of crackers) 1/2 cup melted butter 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds Additional Ingredients to make it fancy: Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Notes

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe Chicken, and bacon, better yet, crispy bacon. They are two of my favorite foods both in one easy recipe. I had some extra boneless-skinless chicken breasts on hand and was looking for an easy dinner which brings us today’s recipe for Bacon Wrapped Chicken. What really surprised me was the amount of ingredients in this recipe, there are very few! I feel the chive and onion cream cheese is a huge ingredient in the flavor department and does most of the work for you. Ingredients: 12 boneless skinless chicken breasts halves 2 (8 oz) cartons chive and onion cream cheese 12 slices of bacon salt (to taste) 2 tablespoons butter Cooking Instructions: Step 1: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Chicken & Spinach Pasta Bake - Saving Money Living Life It looks like you're new here! You may want to subscribe to our RSS feed , Like Us on Facebook, or Follow Us on Twitter for recipes, DIY crafts, & savings tips and more. Thanks for visiting! If you are here from Pinterest, please follow my boards here –would love to share with you on my latest addiction!! I must tell you, this is one of my favorite dishes to make when we’re having company over. PS Please enter to win our super cute boutique giveaway here ! Chicken & Spinach Pasta Bake 8 oz uncooked rigatoni 1 T olive oil 1 c chopped onion 1 (10 oz) pack frozen spinach, thawed 3 c cubed, cooked chicken breasts 1 (14 oz) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (8 oz) container Philadelphia chive & onion cream cheese ½ t salt, ½ t pepper 1½ c shredded mozzarella cheese Prepare rigatoni according to pkg directions. Drain chopped spinach well, pressing between paper towels. Find our other favorite recipes here ! Related posts:

Chicken Lettuce wraps like P.F. Changs Lettuce wraps are delicious and a unique appetizer that many people enjoy. This is a re-creation of this appetizer from P.F. Chang’s. The P.F. Chang’s version contains mushrooms and sits on a bed of fried mung bean noodles, but if you don’t have all of those ingredients at home, you can try this one. image by Jaime Duplass/Shutterstock Don’t miss out on this recipe recreation from a fellow viewer. P. Author: rgboomer via CopyKat Recipes Recipe Type: Appetizer Recipes, Chicken Recipes, CopyKat Recipes Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Make lettuce wraps that taste just like the famous ones from P.F. Ingredients Instructions Combine the chicken, basil, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, chile, and garlic-chili sauce in a bowl and stir to blend well. Thanks to rgboomer for sharing this recipe. Print Recipe