Chicken with Pesto Sauce and Chicken

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces: 2
  • Spaghetti boiled and drained :200 grams
  • Fresh basil leaves :1 cup
  • Oregano : 1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves: 5-6 
  • Parsley finely chopped: 1/4 cup 
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinenuts: 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan cheese: 1/3 cup
  • White sauce :3 tablespoons
  • Milk: 1/4 cup
  • Olive oil: 4 tablespoons
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Method:

  • First of all we will prepare the pesto sauce.
  • Blend garlic, pinenuts, basil leaves, olive oil, parsley and salt into a smooth paste.
  • Now add parmesan cheese and blend again, keep the pesto sauce aside
  • In a separate bowl dilute white sauce and milk and keep it aside.
  • In a pan, heat olive oil and add the boiled and drained spaghetti.
  • Toss it and sprinkle some salt and oregano, mix well.
  • Now heat 1 tbsp olive oil and add chicken pieces saute it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add the above prepared pesto sauce and saute on high flame.
  • Add the diluted white sauce and mix well, allow the chicken to cook .
  • Check for salt and sprinkle with some oregano.
  • In a serving plate place the prepared chicken and then place the tossed spaghetti on top of it.
  • Serve hot and sprinkle with grated cheese.

How to Cook Ginger Chicken


Ingredients:


  • Chicken cooked and cut : 500 grams
  • Ginger chopped: 1 tbsp
  • Dried mushrooms: 4 
  • Soy sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Chili Sauce:  1/2 tbsp
  • Onion finely chopped: 1
  • Garlic clove crushed: 1 
  • Vinegar: 2 tbsp
  • Sugar: 1 tsp
  • Tomato puree: 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Chicken stock 1 1/2 cups
  • Oil: 1 tbsp
  • Corn flour : 1 tbsp

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Method:


  • First of all soak dried mushrooms in warm water for about 30 minutes then drain it and slice.
  • In a non stick pan, add soy sauce, onion, ginger, garlic, vinegar, sugar, tomato puree, salt and pepper and chicken stock. Bring it to a boil and simmer for about 2 mins.
  • Now heat oil in another non stick pan.
  • Add boiled chicken and sauté for around 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the soy sauce and chicken stock mixture and mix well.
  • Now, dilute corn flour in water and add to the chicken.
  • Cook the chicken, till the sauce thickens.
  • Now add mushrooms soaked in warm water and mix well.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.


Chicken Kathi Rolls

Ingredients:


  • Refined flour (maida) rotis 4
  • Boneless chicken breasts:  250 gm
  • Ginger: 1/2 inch piece
  • Garlic: 3 cloves
  • Hung Curd:  4 tbsp
  • Green chillies, chopped: 4 
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin powder: 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala: 1/2 tsp
  • Onions, sliced: 2 medium
  • Carrot, cut into thick strips: 1 medium
  • Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Green chutney: 4 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped:2 tbsp

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Method:


  • In a blender, blend together ginger, garlic and 2 green chillies into a paste. 
  • Now marinate chicken cubes in ginger-garlic-green chilli paste,curd and salt for an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan and sauté chicken cubes till it becomes soft.
  • Add cumin powder, chaat masala and salt if required.
  • Mix sliced onions and carrot strips to finish with. 
  • Keep this aside
  • To make kathi rolls, put one teaspoon of oil on a griddle and lightly heat the rotis. 
  • Smear each roti with one tablespoon of green chutney and place six to eight pieces of cooked chicken and sprinkle with remaining green chillies and coriander leaves. 
  • Spread a spoonful of onion and carrot mixture on the roti and sprinkle salt.
  • Now roll the roti tightly over the stuffing and serve with ketchup and salad.



How to cook Chicken Saronno


Ingredients:


  • Chicken breasts, boned, skinned and halved: 6
  • Flour
  • Butter or margarine:1/4 cup. 
  • Fresh mushrooms, thickly sliced: 1/2 lb. 
  • Amaretto di Saronno: 1/4 cup. 
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • Chicken broth: 1 1/2 cup. 
  • Cornstarch: 1 tbsp. 
  • Patty shells
  • Salt
  • Pepper: as required
  • Garlic powder: as required
  • Curry powder: as required


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Method:


  • Cut chicken into 1" wide strips. 
  • Sprinkle it with salt, pepper, garlic powder, curry powder and mix thoroughly. 
  • Now roll these strips in flour. 
  • In a skillet heat butter or margarine. 
  • Brown the chicken pieces on all sides. 
  • Now add mushrooms, Amaretto di Saronno, grated rind and lemon juice.
  • Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Mix chicken broth and cornstarch in a separate cup. 
  • Stir this mixture into skillet. Stir this over a low heat until mixture bubbles and thickens.
  • Add salt, if necessary. 
  • Now spoon this mixture into patty shell. 
  • Garnish with parsley and diced tomato,if you wish. 


How to Cook Chicken Pecan Quiche


Ingredients:


  • Chicken, cooked and cooled: 2 cup.
  • Chicken broth: 1/2 cup.
  • Flour: 1 cup.
  • Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded: 1 1/2 cup
  • Chopped pecans: 3/4 cup.
  • Coarse pepper: 1/4 tsp.
  • Veg. oil: 1/3 cup.
  • Eggs, beaten: 3
  • Sour cream: 8 oz. or 224 gm
  • Mayonnaise: 1/4 cup.
  • Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded: 1/2 cup.
  • Onion, minced: 1/4 cup.
  • Dillweed: 1/4 tsp.
  • Pecans, chopped: 1/4 cup.
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp.


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Method:


  • Combine flour, shredded sharp cheddar, chopped pecans, salt and coarse pepper in a bowl thoroughly.
  • Now stir in oil and set 1/4th of mixture aside.
  • Put remaining in bottom of  any pie plate here we have used 9" pie plate.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. 
  • Combine the remaining ingredients and put on top of the baked crust.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1/4 of flour mixture on top it and bake at 325 degrees for another 45 minutes.
  • Slice them and serve it warm.
  • You can have it with cheese dip


How To Cook Chicken Enchiladas


Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts, cooked and diced: 6
  • Cream cheese, softened: 8 oz. or 227 gm.
  • Cream of chicken soup: 1 can
  • Onion, chopped and sautéed in butter: 1 med.
  • Green chilies, chopped: 5-7
  • Flour tortillas:1 medium pack.
  • Cilantro: for garnishing.
  • Water: 3/4 cup.
  • Sour cream: 8 oz. or 227 gm.
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded for topping


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Method:


  • In a bowl, combine chicken, onion, cream cheese and chilies.
  • Cover it with flour tortilla thoroughly
  • Place it in greased Pyrex baking dish, seam side down.
  • In a separate bowl, combine soup, water and sour cream.
  • Pour it over the tortilla covered chicken.
  • Now bake it in preheated 350-degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Then sprinkle with finely chopped cilantro, cheddar cheese and heat it to melt.
  • This can be served with rice and baked beans.



How to cook Chicken Curry

Ingredients:


  • Chicken drumsticks (or other cuts): 10
  • Sour cream: 8 oz. 
  • Potatoes: 3 med. 
  • Curry powder (or more if desired): 4 tbsp. 
  • Cooking onions: 2 lg. 
  • Fresh ginger: 2" piece 
  • Garlic: 3 cloves 
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil: 5 tbsp. 
  • Water: 1 c. 


Method:


  • Finely chop the onions, ginger and garlic put them in a food processor and make a paste.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into quarters.
  • Mix the curry powder with some water to make a paste. 
  • Heat oil in a non-stick wok.
  • Saute the minced onion mixture until fragrant. 
  • Now add in the curry paste and stir-fry for a about 2 minutes,
  • Add the chicken and potatoes and mix well. 
  • Cover i allow it to cook for about 2 more minutes.
  • Now add the sour cream and water and mix well. 
  • Bring to boil and lower the heat to simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Serve it with rice or wholemeal bread


Chicken Manchow Soup


Ingredients: 


  • Cooked chicken pieces : 1 cup 
  • Chicken stock : 4 cups 
  • Green chilies-finely chopped : 1 tsp 
  • Coriander leaves-finely chopped : 1 Tbsp 
  • French beans-finely chopped : 2 Tbsp 
  • Ginger-finely chopped : 1 tsp 
  • Garlic-finely chopped : 1 tsp 
  • Carrots-finely chopped : 2 Tbsp 
  • Cabbage-finely chopped : 2 Tbsp 
  • Capsicum-finely chopped : 2 Tbsp 
  • Mushrooms-finely chopped : 2 Tbsp 
  • Onions-finely chopped : 2 spring 
  • Cornflour mixed with 1 cup water : 4 Tbsp 
  • Spring onion : 2 stems 
  • Oil :  3 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Pepper : 1 tsp 
  • Soya sauce : 1 Tbsp 


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Method


  • Heat oil in a wok and stir fry the ginger, garlic, coriander leaves and green chilies for atleast 2 minutes. 
  • Now add the vegetables mentioned above, pepper and salt and continue to stir-fry for another 2 minutes. 
  • Now add  cooked chicken to the vegetable mixture and mix well.
  • Add the soya sauce, chicken stock and salt. 
  • Allow it to boil .
  • Once boiled, reduce the heat and add the cornflour mixed with water and stir constantly till the gravy becomes thick. 
  • Now turn off the heat and serve immediately. 
  • Garnish with spring onion stems and fried noodles



How to cook Spicy Prawns

This is a very tangy and spicy prawns recipe.This recipe has a lot of Indian flavouring.
Note: You can avoid coconut oil and go with other cooking oil..but coconut oils brings the actual south indian flavouring. Enjoy this delicious meal!!!

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Ingredients:


  • White prawns : 250 gm
  • Kashmiri red chilly powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coconut oil: 4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Water: 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamrind water: 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves: 2 string
  • Red chilly flakes: 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice: 1/4 tsp




Method:

  • Wash and remove the dark dorsal vein of the prawns.
  • Heat a wok and add prawn, ginger garlic paste, kashmiri red chilly powder, tamrind water, turmeric powder, water, salt and cook for about 8 minutes.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan and then add crushed red chilly flakes, curry leaves and add cooked prawn and fry for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add pepper powder, lemon juice and garam masala powder to fried prawn. 
  • Mix well and turn off the flame.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.

Mexican Grilled Chicken

Ingredients:


  • 8 chicken thighs
  • Onion: 1/2 
  • Garlic: 1 large  clove
  • Mexican oregano: 1/2 teaspoon 
  • Olive oil: 1/4 cup 
  • Cumin: 1/2 teaspoon 
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon 
  • Black pepper: 1/2 teaspoon 
  • Dried chipotle powder: 1/4 teaspoon 
  • Paprika: 1 teaspoon 
  • Lime: 1
  • Apple cider vinegar:  2 tablespoons 
  • Cilantro leaf : 1 handful


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Method:


  • Put all marinade ingredients in the blender or food processor to make a paste.
  • Put marinade and chicken in zip lock bag, so that the chicken marinates properly.
  • Mix it properly so that the marinade is spread properly.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight in order to get all the flavours correct
  • Remove chicken from marinade and place it on hot grill. 
  • Baste it occasionally.
  • Grill, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.


Pasta Salad

Ingredients:


  • Cooked Pasta: 1 pound
  • Garlic Powder:  1/4 tsp
  • Ground Black Pepper: 1/4 tsp
  • Green Pepper, sliced: 1
  • Chicken breast cooked and diced: 1 and 1/2 cup
  • Grated carrot : 1
  • Stuffed olives, sliced : 1/4 cup
  • Onion: 1/2 medium
  • Celery stalk, chopped: 1
  • Thin sliced green piece: 1/2 cup
  • Kidney beans, boiled or roasted : 1/2 cups
  • Catalina Dressing or Bleu Cheese dressing: 1/2 cup



Method:

  • Combine the dressing,ground pepper, green pepper, thinly sliced piece, chopped onions together.
  • Then add the remaining ingredients.
  • Serve it on cabbage leaves, you can also add some extra dressing while serving
  • You can also serve it with french fries to give an extra twist.