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Take-Out, Fake-Out: Sweet & Sour Chicken

Take-Out, Fake-Out: Sweet & Sour Chicken
It’s easy to make the popular take out sweet & sour chicken at home We made it to Friday! Finally. I swear this week couldn’t have been any longer. So lately, I’ve been really lazy about cooking. On a completely random note that has nothing to do with takeout or vacation: have you heard of country hottie, Jake Owen? Now back to this dish. Okay well, now you can make this popular takeout dish at home. Take-Out, Fake-Out: Sweet & Sour Chicken Author: Julie Wampler Recipe type: Main Entree Cuisine: Chinese Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Serves: 4 For the chicken coating:3-4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, cubed into 1-inch piecesSalt and pepper1 cup cornstarch3 eggs, beaten¼ cup canola oilFor the sauce:¾ cup sugar4 tbsp. ketchup½ cup white vinegar1 tbsp. soy sauce1 tsp. garlic salt Preheat oven to 325 degrees and spray cooking spray on a large baking sheet and set aside.Season your chicken cubes with salt and pepper then dip the chicken cube, in batches, in cornstarch. Related:  Food!Junk but good!

Vermicelli Noodle Salad - Dirty Gourmet Vermicelli Noodle Salad 2 Comments » | Posted by Mai-yan on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 Here is the recipe for the Vermicelli Noodle Salad that went with the Asian Wraps we posted last week. It was adapted from Guy Fieri’s Dang Cold Asian Noodle Salad. This salad is great extra cold and on its own as a light meal on a hot day, though we did put it inside our wraps when we were starving. This is another make-at-home meal that will thrill you to have out of the way so you can focus on the things your trip is really about. Yield4 servings Prep Time20 minutes Cook Time10 minutes Activity GuideCar Camping, Bike Touring, Picnic, Day Trip Ingredients Tools Cutting boardKnifeLarge bowl with lidFork or whiskSpoonStock Pot Method In a medium stock pot, boil water, and cook noodles.Follow the directions on the package, but it should only take a few minutes.

Apple Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes Apple Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes By Stefani Pollack Be sure to leave your kitchen while these apple pecan cinnamon roll cupcakes are baking. Yield: 24 cupcakes Cinnamon Roll Ingredients 2 cups 2% milk 1 tablespoon (.5 oz) active dry yeast 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons salt 6 ½ cups all-purpose flour, divided 2 eggs ¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature Filling Ingredients ½ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons cinnamon 1 cup loosely chopped pecans 2 cups finely chopped tart apples Directions In a small saucepan or a microwave oven, warm milk to about 110 F. Brush with about half of the melted butter. To make the filling, in a medium-sized bowl, mix sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, pecans, and apples. Roll dough over itself from back to front along the long side of the rectangle to form a log. Line cupcake tins with cupcake liners and place each piece of the log in a cupcake liner. Cover the cupcake tins and set in a warm place to rise for another 40 minutes.

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Today is Cinco de Mayo and I wanted to take the opportunity to update one of my favourite recipes, this bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken with some new photos! The basic idea was to stuff chicken with all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers and then to wrap them in bacon and grill, fry or bake them. Jalapeno poppers are commonly filled with cream cheese and/or cheddar cheese and they are either coated in bread crumbs and fried until crispy or wrapped in bacon and grilled or baked until the bacon is cooked. I like a simple mixture of cream cheese, cheddar or monterey jack cheese and diced jalapeno peppers for the filling and the jalapenos can be roasted, fresh or even pickled. These bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken tastes just like jalapeno poppers and makes for one really tasty light meal! Who says you can't have your favourite game day snacks for dinner any night of the week? The original shot from 2012: Crispy bacon! Mmmmm... ooey, gooey melted cheese!

Simple Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe Welcome to the easiest soup ever. Ever ever. Just 30 minutes and you can have a big, steaming bowl of chicken soup with a cute and cheesy toasted baguette and tons of other stuff piled on top. You are going to like this. This is what it looks like when you ladle soup into a bowl from behind a camera. This is what it looks like when you miss. These things down here… they equal the best flavor combo ever. Here is my really tan hand. See? When I first started this blog thing, my brother mentioned that he had an incredible buffalo chicken soup that I needed to recreate. Then I’d make something out of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Luckily for me and my mouth, I was in the mood for buffalo chicken soup. Not luckily for my lips, which are the most chapped (chappiest? This soup is straight up broth. So let’s get all of the bits and pieces out of the way: Do I think you can make this in the crockpot? Do I think you should add heavy cream? Do I think you should make it for the Super Bowl? 1 tablespoon flour

60 Second Chocolate Chip Cookie A la Mode I had so much fun developing this recipe. Talk about kinda dangerous though. This baby is baked in 60 seconds, no lie!! The cookie dough recipe is prepared right in your ramekin, so we are also talking about minimal dishes. Win win, right? You know those fabulous pizzookie’s you order at certain restaurants? In any case, Enjoy my friends!! Start by creaming your butter and sugars right in your ramekin. Just like so, light and fluffy. You’ll add a couple tablespoons of beaten egg next. A splash of vanilla please. Give another good stir of the spoon until combined. Once combined, add your dry ingredients right to the ramekin. Flour, salt and baking soda all set! Give a few stirs then…. Time for some fabulous chips! Oh yah! Top with a lovely scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle with my homemade magic shell! Mmmmm. To share or not to share? 60 Second Chocolate Chip Cookie A la Mode Ingredients Directions Place butter and sugars into a 2-cup ramekin, beat with spoon until well combined.

Broccoli Bites for Kids File this under the Onion Soup Mix Recipe category, though there is no Lipton onion soup mix in site. I may even serve these at my next dinner party, they were that good! While babysitting for my 6 year old picky eater niece, I had to come up with a good lunch that would be fun for the two of us to make together. She is not a big broccoli fan (or any vegetable fan), but I told her we would add melted gooey cheese and form the patties with our hands. She was sold. Please don't laugh when you read this recipe, it is terrific and easy. I made it my own by adding homemade breadcrumbs and fresh chopped steamed broccoli along with lowfat mozzarella cheese mixed with the cheddar. Broccoli Cheese Bites (adapted from My Tasty Treasures & 16 oz. package of frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained of liquid (I used fresh steamed broccoli) 1 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese 3 eggs salt & pepper 1 cup of seasoned Italian breadcrumbs Let cool and enjoy!

Pepperoni Pizza Puffs Recipe | gimme some oven Pepperoni Pizza Puffs Ok – I’ve found a new favorite ingredient at the store. They’ve probably existed for years, and I somehow missed them. Mini-pepperonis!!!! Have you seen these?! To put them to use, I decided to try out a recipe I’ve had bookmarked for awhile. So give them a try — either with diced regular pepperonis, or with my fun new favorites — and enjoy!! Ingredients 3/4 cup flour 3/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. dried oregano 3/4 cup milk (I used 2%) 1 egg, lightly beaten 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1 cup) 4 oz. pepperoni, diced (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup pizza sauce (homemade or store-bought) 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, finely diced Method Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Warm the pizza sauce, then stir in 1 tablespoon basil. Ali’s Tip: These would of course be fun with tons of other ingredients! “Hawaiian” – canadian bacon and diced pineapplesausagegreen or red peppersolivesonionetc….

Better Than Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza Mexican Pizza If you or your kids like Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza, then you need to try this tasty, healthy and easy version inspired by Trader Joe’s! Two crisp tortillas are filled with seasoned ground turkey, hearty beans, and then topped with chunky salsa, a three cheese blend, green onions, black olives, and diced ripe tomatoes. One of these days I hope we get a Trader Joe’s in our area, but for this recipe, I shopped at my local Fresh Market. Mexican Pizza Recipe Yield: 2 Mexican Pizzas Prep time: 20 min | Cook time: 25 min Ingredients 1/2 pound ground turkey1 medium onion, diced1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon paprika1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon salt1 15-oz can fat free refried beans4 9-inch flour tortillas1/2 cup favorite salsa2 cups low-fat 3 Cheese Blend2 green onions, chopped2 roma tomatoes, diced1/4 cup Extra Large Black Pitted Olives, sliced Instructions