Leftovers: Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Green Beans

September 13, 2014 at 5:08 PM | Posted in chicken, leftovers, Margaret Holmes Products | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftovers: Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Green Beans

 

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A beautiful morning turned into one beautiful day here today! It was about 54 this morning and had a high of about 63 degrees and sunny. Caught up on some laundry and got the cart out and went down to the neighborhood lake and did some fishing. Caught some Bluegill and a couple of small Bass, I released all of them back. Dad is getting a little stronger, Mom took him out to eat tonight at Richard’s. They love the Steak Hogies. For me it was Leftovers, Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Green Beans.

 

 
The Chicken ‘n’ Noodles were so good I couldn’t see them going to waste so it was Leftovers for me tonight! I reheated the Chicken ‘n’ Noodles and Mom had made some Green Beans the other night so I reheated those also. Here’s how to make my Chicken ‘n’ Noodles.

 

 
I used Margaret Holmes Simple Suppers Chicken n Noodles Fixins’. Another of my favorite Comfort Foods! I used to buy this at Walmart all the time but they no longer make it, lack of sales they say. So now I purchase it on-line from different sites, last of their stock. Anyway it comes in a 5 serving can and contains the Noodles and Seasoning, I added the Chicken. I cut up 2 Perdue Perfect Portions Chicken Breasts seasoning them with Sea Salt, Ground Black Pepper, Ground Smoked Cumin, and Parsley. I then fried them in a large skillet until done and added the can of Fixins’. Cooked until it the Sauce was bubbling and heated throughout. The broth that’s with Noodles is incredible! Rich and thick and seasoned just right. Leftovers are a good thing! For dessert later more Leftovers; Mom had made some Fried Apples for Breakfast so I reheated those for dessert tonight.

 

 
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Chicken n’ Noodles will become a comfort-food favorite in any household. Add boneless, skinless chicken breast to a can of Simple Suppers Chicken n’ Noodles, which is filled with plump noodle dumplings and special seasonings.

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size Serving size 2/3 cup as packaged (174g)

 

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 45
Calories 230

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 860mg 36%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 8g

 

 

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Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Sliced Carrots and Whole Grain Bread

September 11, 2014 at 5:10 PM | Posted in carrots, Margaret Holmes Products, Perdue Chicken Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Sliced Carrots and Whole Grain Bread

 

 

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Had plenty of rain overnight, but no big storms as they predicted. After the rains passed through it took the high humidity and high temps with it. As our day went on the temperature kept dropping to about 71 degrees, love that! Dad finally got to come home today, about time! He’s doing a lot better, he’ll still have to take therapy here at the house for a while. But it beats staying at those rehab centers. For dinner tonight I prepared Chicken ‘n’ Noodles w/ Sliced Carrots and Whole Grain Bread.

 

 
I used Margaret Holmes Simple Suppers Chicken n Noodles Fixins’. Another of my favorite Comfort Foods! I used to buy this at Walmart all the time but they no longer make it, lack of sales they say. So now I purchase it on-line from different sites, last of their stock. Anyway it comes in a 5 serving can and contains the Noodles and Seasoning, I added the Chicken. I cut up 2 Perdue Perfect Portions Chicken Breasts seasoning them with Sea Salt, Ground Black Pepper, Ground Smoked Cumin, and Parsley. I then fried them in a large skillet until done and added the can of Fixins’. Cooked until it the Sauce was bubbling and heated throughout. The broth that’s with Noodles is incredible! Rich and thick and seasoned just right.

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I also had of side of Boiled Sliced Carrots leftover that I warmed up and a slice of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, that I buttered with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Then for dessert later tonight a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Margaret Holmes Simple Suppers Chicken n’ Noodles

Chicken n’ Noodles will become a comfort-food favorite in any household. Add boneless, skinless chicken breast to a can of Simple Suppers Chicken n’ Noodles, which is filled with plump noodle dumplings and special seasonings.

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size Serving size 2/3 cup as packaged (174g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 45
Calories 230

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 860mg 36%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 0g
Protein 8g

 

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It’s all about the Chicken! – Chicken Buffalo Wings

September 9, 2014 at 6:16 AM | Posted in It's All About the Chicken | Leave a comment
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A bowl of hot Buffalo wings

A bowl of hot Buffalo wings

A Buffalo wing, Buffalo chicken wing, hot wing, or wing, in the cuisine of the United States, is a chicken wing section (wingette or drumette) that is generally deep-fried, unbreaded, and coated in vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and butter in the chicken. They are traditionally served hot, along with celery sticks and/or carrot sticks with blue cheese dressing for dipping.
Cayenne pepper hot sauce and melted butter or margarine are the basis of the sauce, which may be mild, medium, or hot. Typically, the wings are deep-fried in oil (although they are sometimes grilled or baked) until they are well browned. They are then drained, mixed with sauce, and shaken to coat the wings.

 

 
There are several different claims about how Buffalo wings were created.

One of the more prevalent claims is that Buffalo wings were first prepared at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York, by Teressa Bellissimo. who owned the bar along with her husband Frank. Several versions of the story have been circulated by the Bellissimo family and others:

* Upon the unannounced, late-night arrival of their son, Dominic, with several of his friends from college, Teressa needed a fast and easy snack to present to her hungry guests. It was then that she came up with the idea of deep-frying chicken wings (normally thrown away or reserved for stock) and tossing them in cayenne hot sauce.

* Dominic Bellissimo (Frank and Teressa’s son) told The New Yorker reporter Calvin Trillin in 1980: “It was Friday night in the bar and since people were buying a lot of drinks he wanted to do something nice for them at midnight when the mostly Catholic patrons would be able to eat meat again.” He stated that it was his mother, Teressa, who came up with the idea of chicken wings.
* There was mis-delivery of wings instead of backs and necks for making the bar’s spaghetti sauce. Faced with this unexpected resource, Frank Bellissimo says that he asked Teressa to do something with them.
However, a long article about the Anchor Bar in a local newspaper in 1969 does not mention Buffalo wings.

Another claim is that a man named John Young served chicken wings in a special “mambo sauce” at his Buffalo restaurant in the mid-1960s. His wings were breaded. Young had registered the name of his restaurant, John Young’s Wings ‘n Things, at the county courthouse before leaving Buffalo in 1970.

Marketing materials for Frank’s RedHot claim that it was the hot sauce used in the Bellissimos’ original recipe.

 

 

 

A cook preparing Buffalo wings

A cook preparing Buffalo wings

The city of Buffalo officially declared July 29, 1977, to be Chicken Wing Day.

Buffalo wings have become a popular bar food and appetizer across the United States and Canada. Large franchises specializing in Buffalo wings have emerged, notably Buffalo Wild Wings founded in 1982. As the market got larger, restaurants began to use a variety of sauces in addition to buffalo sauce. These sauces generally take influences from Chinese, Japanese, Caribbean, and Indian cuisines. Because of the mess caused by eating Buffalo wings, it is now common for restaurants to offer boneless wings that can be eaten with a fork. These are essentially chicken nuggets coated or spun in sauce. Many American-style restaurants in other countries will offer Buffalo chicken wings on their menus, especially if they also function as a bar.

Buffalo wings are used in competitive eating events, such as Philadelphia’s Wing Bowl and at the National Buffalo Wing Festival. It has also become commonplace for restaurants to offer a contest featuring a customer eating a certain number of wings, coated in their hottest sauce. Many bars and restaurants intentionally create an extra-hot sauce for this purpose, and customers are usually rewarded with a picture on the wall or free meal.

 

 
The appellation “Buffalo” is also now commonly applied to foods other than wings, including chicken fingers, chicken fries, chicken nuggets, popcorn chicken, shrimp, and pizza that are seasoned with the Buffalo-style sauce or variations of it.

The flavor of Buffalo wings is replicated by a number of dishes. A common variation on the “buffalo” sauce flavor is found in potato chips produced by a number of different companies. Many of these “Buffalo Chips” also incorporate a blue cheese flavoring to simulate the complete Buffalo wing experience.

 

 

 

Today, there are many flavors of prepared wings (wingettes and drumettes) available, besides the original hot Buffalo style. Flavors include barbecue, lemon pepper, pepper Parmesan, garlic, sweet-and-sour, and honey mustard. Since the first introduction, restaurants have introduced hundreds of different flavors of chicken wings.

 

Ultimate Grilled Chicken Recipes

September 7, 2014 at 5:40 AM | Posted in Eating Well | 2 Comments
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You can never have too many Chicken Recipes! So from the EatingWell website it’s; Ultimate Grilled Chicken Recipes.

 

 

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Fresh ideas for grilled chicken plus amazing recipes for brines, rubs, marinades, sauces and more.
Go beyond basic grilled chicken for all your festive summer barbecues and easy weeknight dinners on the deck. Mix and match flavorful sauces, salsas and more with every form of chicken you can buy. Whether you’re grilling the whole bird, enjoying grilled chicken breast on a bed of fresh greens or serving up party-friendly chicken kebabs, you’re bound to be inspired by these healthy and delicious grilled chicken recipes. So get grilling—and enjoy perfectly done, juicy chicken every time.

 
Buttermilk-Brined Chicken Breast with Basil-Mint Sauce
This healthy buttermilk chicken breast recipe has all the flavor of buttermilk fried chicken without the frying. The herb sauce recipe brings together mint, basil and ground coriander—perfect for serving with the chicken, or make extra and toss with pasta…..

 
Moroccan-Citrus Chicken with Grilled Peach-Lime Salsa
A potent blend of citrus zests and juices along with a quartet of aromatic spices makes this healthy and quick chicken marinade recipe amazing. For this sweet and peppery salsa recipe, fresh peaches are caramelized on the grill before being diced and stirred together with chopped jalapeño, lime juice and zest plus a sprinkle of chopped fresh cilantro. Serve the salsa with the grilled chicken or with a basket of chips….

 

 
* Click the link below to get all the Ultimate Grilled Chicken Recipes

 
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It’s all about the Chicken – Chicken Fingers and Chicken Nuggets

September 2, 2014 at 5:45 AM | Posted in It's All About the Chicken | Leave a comment
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It’s two of the favorite ways to have Chicken; Chicken Fingers and Chicken Nuggets

 

 

Chicken fingers

Chicken fingers

Chicken Fingers

 
Chicken fingers, also known as chicken tenders, chicken goujons, chicken strips or chicken fillets, are chicken meat prepared from the pectoralis minor muscles of the animal. These strips of white meat are located on either side of the breastbone, under the breast meat (pectoralis major).

Chicken fingers are prepared by dipping chicken meat in a breading mixture and then deep-frying them, in a manner similar to the preparation of Schnitzel.

 

 

In the Northeastern United States, chicken fingers served in Chinese restaurants are often made with an egg batter and have a smooth texture. They are commonly served either as an appetizer or as a main dish.

In other recipes, the breading mixture for chicken fingers can lack eggs and the texture of the dish itself can often be rather coarse. This version is often served alongside various dipping sauces. The dipping sauces can include: ketchup, blue cheese dressing, ranch dressing, barbecue sauce, honey mustard, Buffalo wing sauce, butter and garlic, plum sauce, curry mayonnaise, or sweet and sour sauce. Chicken fingers of this kind are often served in a basket with French fries, served on a garden salad, or in a sandwich, such as a wrap or on a bun.

Chicken fingers are offered by various fast food chains such as Chick-fil-A, Zaxby’s, Raising Cane’s, Guthrie’s, Dairy Queen, KFC, Spatola Restaurant, McDonald’s “Chicken Select Strips” and Church’s Chicken “Tender Strips”. They are also a common offering on children’s menus in American restaurants.

 

 

Some home-baked chicken nuggets

Some home-baked chicken nuggets

Chicken Nuggets

 
A chicken nugget is a chicken product made from either meat slurry or chicken breasts cut to shape, breaded or battered, then deep-fried or baked. Fast food restaurants typically fry their nuggets in vegetable oil, such as coconut oil.

The chicken nugget was invented in the 1950s by Robert C. Baker, a food science professor at Cornell University, and published as unpatented academic work. Dr. Baker’s innovations made it possible to form chicken nuggets in any shape. McDonald’s recipe for Chicken McNuggets was created on commission from McDonald’s by Tyson Foods in 1979 and the product was sold beginning in 1980.

Some fast food restaurants have launched vegetarian alternatives. McDonald’s served Garden McNuggets made of beans, Irish fast food chain R. Haecker’s offers a veggie nugget meal made with beans and cabbage, and Swedish fast food restaurant Max Hamburgare offers a dish containing nuggets made of falafel.
The largest recorded chicken nugget weighed 51.1 pounds (23.2 kg) and was 3.25 feet (0.99 m) long and 2 feet (0.61 m) wide and was created by Empire Kosher. It was unveiled at Kosherfest in Secaucus, New Jersey on October 29, 2013.

 

Healthy & Delicious Diabetic Chicken Recipes

August 27, 2014 at 7:46 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Living On Line | Leave a comment
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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinners! And it’s all from the Diabetic Living On Line website.

 

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Healthy & Delicious Diabetic Chicken Recipes
These flavorful, family-friendly chicken recipes will fit fabulously into your diabetes meal plan. Bonus: Chicken is low in fat, carbs, and calories!

 

 

Oven-Fried Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks
You don’t have to give up the comfort of fried chicken — just prepare it a little differently. Try this oven-baked alternative using a crispy combo of Parmesan cheese and dry bread crumbs. One serving has only 4 grams of carb……..

 

 

Chicken Focaccia Sandwiches
With a deli-roasted chicken, this focaccia sandwich is super simple to put together — no cooking involved! To bring the carb count to a range that’s just right for you, opt for a lower-carb bread to create this sandwich masterpiece……..

 
* Click the link below to get all the Healthy & Delicious Diabetic Chicken Recipes

 
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It’s all about the Chicken! – Freezing Chicken

August 26, 2014 at 5:32 AM | Posted in chicken, It's All About the Chicken | Leave a comment
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A chicken breast, wing, leg and thigh fried

A chicken breast, wing, leg and thigh fried

Raw chicken maintains its quality longer in the freezer as compared to when having been cooked because moisture is lost during cooking. There is little change in nutrient value of chicken during freezer storage. For optimal quality, however, a maximal storage time in the freezer of 12 months is recommended for uncooked whole chicken, 9 months for uncooked chicken parts, 3 to 4 months for uncooked chicken giblets, and 4 months for cooked chicken. Freezing doesn’t usually cause color changes in poultry, but the bones and the meat near them can become dark. This bone darkening results when pigment seeps through the porous bones of young poultry into the surrounding tissues when the poultry meat is frozen and thawed.

 

 

 

It is safe to freeze chicken directly in its original packaging, however this type of wrap is permeable to air and quality may diminish over time. Therefore, for prolonged storage, it is recommended to overwrap these packages. It is recommended to freeze unopened vacuum packages as is. If a package has accidentally been torn or has opened while food is in the freezer, the food is still safe to use, but it is still recommended to overwrap or rewrap it. Chicken should be away from other foods, so if they begin to thaw, their juices won’t drip onto other foods. If previously frozen chicken is purchased at a retail store, it can be refrozen if it has been handled properly. Chicken can be cooked or reheated from the frozen state, but it will take approximately one and a half times as long to cook, and any wrapping or absorbent paper should be discarded.

 

Italian Chicken Breast w/ Whole Wheat 3 Cheese Tortellini

August 20, 2014 at 5:19 PM | Posted in pasta, Perdue Chicken Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Italian Chicken Breast w/ Whole Wheat 3 Cheese Tortellini

 

 

 

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I’d like to start off by saying my prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of American journalist James Foley, whose life was violently taken away by a bunch of cowards and animals. May they be brought to justice soon! It’s getting a little warmer and more humid here today and it’s going to get worse they say. Went to the store early for Mom and myself and then over to see my Dad. They moved him to a rehab center and he seems to be getting a little better now day by day. For dinner tonight I prepared an Italian Chicken Breast w/ Whole Wheat 3 Cheese Tortellini.

 

 

 

I used a Perdue Perfect Portions Italian Style Chicken Breast, which I love using. They’re individually wrapped and you can keep them in the fridge or freezer, then and just grab one when your ready to use it. I baked a couple of them, one for dinner and one for lunch tomorrow. I preheated the oven to 350 degrees and baked the breasts for about 24 minutes. Easy to fix and they always turns out perfect as these did!

 

 

 

I then used Buitoni Whole Wheat 3 Cheese Tortellini. It had been awhile since I prepared this, it’s a very good Tortellini and always fresh. To prepare it, just boil your water and add a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil to it. When it comes to a full boil add the Pasta and reduce heat to a gentle boil and boil for 6-8 minutes until done. When done I made a bed of the Pasta and added my Italian Chicken Breast on top. I then added some fresh grated Sargento Asiago Cheese and 2 tablespoons of Ragu Original Pasta Sauce to top everything off! I also had a slice of buttered Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread. For dessert/snack later a few slices of Turkey Spam and Ritz Whole Grain Crackers.

 

 

 

 

 
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Buitoni Whole Wheat Three Cheese Tortellini:
* Filled with creamy ricotta, aged parmesan and romano cheese
* 54 grams of whole grain per serving
* All natural
* No preservatives

 

Ingredients:
Whole Durum Wheat Flour, Water, Eggs, Ricotta Cheese (Whey, Milk, Cream, Vinegar, Xanthan Gum, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum), Bread Crumbs (Flour, Sugar, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Salt), Romano Cheese (Pasteurized Part Skim Cow’s Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Parmesan Cheese (Pasteurized Part Skim Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Canola Oil, 2% Or Less of Parmesan Cheese Flavor (Maltodextrin [Corn, Potato], Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Salt, Flavoring, Less Than 2% of Buttermilk Solids, Calcium Lactate, Citric Acid, Cream Solids, Disodium Phosphate, Formic Acid, Lactic Acid, Parmesan Cheese [Milk, Culture, Salt, Enzymes], Sour Cream Solids, Succinic Acid, Sugar, Whey), Reduced Lactose Whey, Skim Milk, Salt, Parmesan Cheese Paste (Granular And Parmesan Cheese [Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes], Water, Salt, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid), Spices, Soy Lecithin. Contains Milk, Egg, Soy, Wheat Ingredients.

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 106 G
Servings Per Container 2.5
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 G 15
Saturated Fat 3 G
16
Trans Fat 0 G
Cholesterol 60 Mg 19
Sodium 500 Mg 21
Total Carbohydrate 45 G 15
Dietary Fiber 6 G
26
Sugars 3 G
Protein 16 G

 

 

 

 

 

Perdue Perfect Portions Italian Style Chicken BreastsPERDUE CHICKEN Italian

 

PERDUE® PERFECT PORTIONS® Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, Italian Style (1.5 lbs.)
Fresh boneless, skinless individually wrapped chicken breast filets. Italian Style; made with all natural ingredients. Packed 5 filets per 1.50 lb. resealable zipper package. You can cook what you need; store what you don’t! Cooks in 10 minutes. Refrigerated.

 
Directions
Keep refrigerated. Please follow quick and easy cook times: Skillet: Lightly coat skillet with oil or cooking spray. Heat pan over medium-high heat, add breasts and brown 1 minute per side. Reduce heat to medium-low; Cover and cook 6 – 9 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F, turning frequently. Oven: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place breasts on foil-lined baking sheet and cook 17 – 21 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F. Grill: Spray grill with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill breasts 3 – 4 minutes per side until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F.

 

From Frozen: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place frozen breasts on foil-lined baking sheet and cook 22 – 26 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees F. Safe Handling: This product was prepared from inspected and passed meat and/or poultry. Some food products may contain bacteria that could cause illness if the product is mishandled or cooked improperly. For your protection, follow these safe handling instructions. Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Keep raw meat and poultry separate from other foods. Wash working surfaces (including cutting boards), utensils, and hands after touching raw meat or poultry. Cook thoroughly. Keep hot foods hot. Refrigerate leftovers immediately or discard.

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 fillet (136.0 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.g 0%
Trans Fat 0. 0g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 360mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 2.0g 0%
Protein 26g

 
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It’s all about the Chicken! – Giblets

August 19, 2014 at 5:31 AM | Posted in It's All About the Chicken | 2 Comments
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The chicken gizzard, liver, and intestine cooked as gulai (curry)

The chicken gizzard, liver, and intestine cooked as gulai (curry)

Giblets /ˈdʒɪblɨts/ is a culinary term for the edible offal of a fowl, typically including the heart, gizzard, liver, and other visceral organs.

 

 

A whole bird from a butcher is often packaged with the giblets (sometimes sealed in a bag in the body cavity). The neck is often included with the giblets, as, in the West, it is usually separated from the body during butchering.

 

 

There are a number of recipes that use giblets. If a bird is to be stuffed, the giblets are traditionally chopped and added to the stuffing; however the USDA recommends cooking giblets separate from the bird. If not, they can be used for other purposes, such as giblet pie or, a Southern U.S. favorite, giblet gravy. With the exception of giblet gravy, the liver is not usually included in these recipes, as its strong flavor tends to overpower other ingredients. It may be used in liver-specific recipes, such as pâté or yakitori. Giblets can also be used to make alicot, a French stew.

 

 

Much poultry, especially that sold in supermarkets, is quartered and consequently the giblets are not included. Giblets can be bought separately from a butcher, but the demand for human consumption is low in most Western countries, so they are more often sold to pet food manufacturers.

 

 

 

Giblet Gravy Recipe

INGREDIENTS:
1 giblets from a turkey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cube chicken bouillon
1 stalk celery, halved
1/4 yellow onion
1 quart water
2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
4 hard-cooked eggs
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup milk

 
DIRECTIONS:
1. In a 2 quart saucepan, simmer the giblets, salt, pepper, bouillon, celery and onion in 1 quart of water for 40 to 50 minutes.
2. Discard celery, onion and gizzard. Chop liver and neck meat and return to pan. Add chicken broth or if you have a turkey, use drippings (about 1 1/2 cups and 1 can of chicken broth).
3. Chop eggs and add to broth. Mix cornstarch and milk together and slowly add to broth. Stir well until thickened. Reduce heat to low.

 

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Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Potato Pancakes and Glazed Baby Carrots

August 15, 2014 at 5:28 PM | Posted in carrots, chicken, Perdue Chicken Products, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Potato Pancakes and Glazed Baby Carrots

 

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Another gorgeous morning and day here today, 53 degrees this morning. Ran some errands for Mom and back home. Had the cart out for most of the afternoon enjoying the sunshine. Dad is a lot better today, so that’s good. For dinner tonight it’s a Baked Bone-In Whole Chicken Breast w/ Potato Pancakes and Glazed Baby Carrots.

 

 

 

 

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For the Chicken I used the PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast. As it says “Oven Ready’, already seasoned, and little clean-up needed plus always delicious. To prepare it just preheat the oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up. Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. If cooking from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF. Comes out piping hot, well seasoned, and delicious! Plenty leftovers for some Chicken Fajita or Tacos for lunch tomorrow.

 

 

 

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For one side dish I prepared Potato Pancakes. I used Manischewitz Potato Pancake Mix, my favorite (Never made a cake I didn’t like!). Just add 2 Egg Beater’s (1/2 Cup), 2 1/4 Cups Water, to the mix stir and fry! Easy and makes one good Potato Pancake and their only 80 calories and 18 carbs per serving (3 Potato Pancakes). Then I also prepared some Glazed Baby Carrots. I needed Whole Baby Carrots, Water, 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, and 2 tablespoons of Splenda Brown Sugar. To prepare them just cook the carrots in a small amount of water until tender. Drain. In a saucepan, combine the butter and brown sugar; heat until sugar dissolves. Add carrots and toss to coat. Heat through and done! Delicious Carrot Recipe! I also baked Mom and Dad a loaf of Pillsbury Rustic French Bread. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 
PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast (3 lbs.)OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

Deliciously seasoned and juicy, whole bone-in chicken breast. Oven ready for convenience. Cooks perfectly in the bag for easy clean up.

 

INGREDIENTS
*Ingredients: Chicken, water, salt, potassium and sodium phosphates, brown sugar, dextrose, carrageenan, yeast extract, maltodextrin, natural flavor.

*Seasoning Ingredients: Dextrose, modified food starch, onion, maltodextrin, natural flavor, garlic, cottonseed oil, dried carrot, xanthan gum, dried parsley, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, carrageenan.
PRODUCT HANDLING
Keep refrigerated or frozen. Thaw in refrigerator or microwave. Cook thoroughly.
**If breast temperature is below 180ºF, return to oven and continue cooking, checking the temperature every 10 minutes until the temperature reaches 180ºF.

 

COOKING AND PREP
• Preheat oven to 400ºF. Cut open outer bag and remove Oven Ready Roaster Bone-In Breast, sealed in a cooking bag. Place in a shallow roasting pan, seasoned side up.
• Cut one small 1″ slit in cooking bag over the breast to vent during cooking. Note: Cooking bag will expand during cooking; allow enough room for the bag to expand without touching oven rack or walls.
• Cook from Fresh: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes, until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.**
• Cook from Frozen: Place pan with breast (still in cooking bag) on lower shelf of oven and roast for approximately 80-90 minutes until internal temperature of the breast reaches 180ºF.**
• Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes. Cut open cooking bag (use care to avoid hot steam and juices) and transfer breast to serving plate or cutting board. Remaining juices in bag can be used for a delicious seasoned gravy.

 

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 4oz (112g)
Servings Per Container about 11
Amount Per Serving (* % of Daily Value)
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 80
Total Fat 9g (14%)
Saturated Fat 2.5g (13%)
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg (20%)
Sodium 360mg (15%)
Total Carbohydrate 0g (0%)
Dietary Fiber 0g (0%)
Sugars 0g
Protein 20g
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Manischewitz Potato Pancake Mixpotato pancake

Ingredients
Potatoes ( Contains Sulfites to Maintain Whiteness), Potato Starch, Salt, Onion, Vegetable Shortening (Partially Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil).

Directions
Makes 18-24 pancakes. You Will Need: Medium bowl, 2 eggs, 2 1/4 cups cold water, vegetable oil, large skillet. 1. Mix: In a medium bowl, beat two eggs with a fork until blended. Add 2 1/4 cups cold water and mix well. Stir in the contents of this package. Allow batter to thicken for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir. 2. Fry: Drop tablespoons of batter into 1/8 inch hot vegetable oil in a large skillet and brown on both sides.

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 3 cakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80
Calories from Fat 10
Calories from Saturated Fat
Amount Per Serving and/or % Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g (1%)
Saturated Fat 0.5g (4%)
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Trans Fat 0g (0%)
Cholesterol 0mg (0%)
Sodium 500mg (21%)
Potassium
Total Carbohydrate 18g (6%)
Dietary Fiber 2g (9%)

 

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