SEARED CHICKEN WITH GRAPES AND ARTICHOKES

March 17, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a SEARED CHICKEN WITH GRAPES AND ARTICHOKES to pas along. To make this recipe you’ll be needing Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts, Seasonings, Leeks, Artichoke Hearts, Low Sodium Chicken Stock, California Grapes and more! The Dish is 320 calories and 18 net carbs per serving. So you can find this Diabetic Friendly recipe and more all at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. You can also sign up to receive wonderful recipes, engaging articles, helpful and healthful tips, critically important news and more. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

SEARED CHICKEN WITH GRAPES AND ARTICHOKES
Grapes are a smart choice to keep on hand for healthy snacking and eating, and the vibrant colors and flavors bring extra life to a basic protein – such as chicken.

For a unique twist on a main dish, dressing up chicken with an addition like fresh grapes is as elegant as it is delicious. This Seared Chicken with Grapes and Artichokes is a great example.

Recipe Yield: 4 servings.

Ingredients

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8 ounces each), butterflied lengthwise into 4 cutlets
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 leek, white part only, halved and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1-1/2 cups quartered artichoke hearts, frozen, canned or jarred
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons butter
3/4 cup green California grapes
3/4 cup red California grapes
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley

Directions

1 – Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste.
2 – In saute pan over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add chicken breasts and sear 3-4 minutes per side. Remove chicken and set aside.
3 – Add remaining olive oil to pan, along with garlic, leek and pinch of salt; cook on medium heat 2-3 minutes to soften leek.
4 – Stir in oregano, artichokes, wine, chicken stock, lemon juice, lemon zest and butter. Simmer 2-3 minutes then add chicken back to pan, basting each breast with sauce.
5 – Add grapes and simmer 3-5 minutes, or until grapes are just soft and chicken is cooked through.
6 – Stir in fresh parsley and serve.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 320
Fat: 12 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Sodium: 390 milligrams
Cholesterol: 70 milligrams
Protein: 26 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/seared-chicken-with-grapes-and-artichokes

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Asian Chicken

January 5, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | 3 Comments
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Asian Chicken. To make this week’s Dish you’ll be needing Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts, Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce, Fresh Lemon Juice, Honey, Sesame Oil, Dry Mustard, Fresh Ginger, Garlic, and Red Pepper Flakes. The Dish is 178 calories and 3 net carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Asian Chicken
Ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes add a burst of Asian-inspired flavor to this low-carb chicken dish.

Ingredients
3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Directions
Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1/10 of total recipe

1 – Place soy sauce, juice, honey, oil, mustard, ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes in gallon-size resealable food storage bag. Add chicken. Seal bag. Turn to coat evenly. Place bag in pan. Chill in refrigerator 1 hour or overnight.

2 – Preheat oven to 350°F. Line roasting pan with foil. Remove chicken from bag and place in pan. (Discard unused marinade.) Bake chicken breasts 30 minutes or until no longer pink in center.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 178 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 32 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 78 mg, Sodium: 475 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/asian-chicken/

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Chicken Dinner Salad with Green Onion Dressing

November 29, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have another Diabetic Friendly Dish to pass along, Chicken Dinner Salad with Green Onion Dressing. Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing to make the Dish are Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts, Iceberg Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Green Onions, Worcestershire Sauce, Dry Mustard, Splenda, and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Chicken Dinner Salad with Green Onion Dressing

Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes to cook chicken.

4 cooked chicken breasts (3 ounces each), boneless, skinless
4 cups iceberg lettuce, washed and torn into bite-size pieces
4 small tomatoes (about 3 1/2 inches in diameter) or 24 grape tomatoes
1 large cucumber (about 8 inches), sliced thinly
1 cup grated carrot
4 ounces green onions
1/4 cup canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 packets Splenda
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 dashes salt
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 breast on 1 1/2 cups salad

Dressing:

1 – Cut chicken into bite-size cubes and set aside. Place 1 cup torn iceberg lettuce on each of four salad plates. Quarter each tomato and place quarters around each plate, or place 6 grape tomatoes on each plate. Distribute cucumber slices evenly between tomato slices on each plate. Top with grated carrots (1/4 cup per plate) and chicken.

2 – Trim the roots and 2 inches from the tops of the green onions. In a blender or food processor, combine all dressing ingredients and blend thoroughly until well mixed. Pour approximately 1/4 cup dressing over each salad. Top with cilantro if desired.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 255 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 18 g, Fat: 15 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 56 mg, Sodium: 411 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/chicken-dinner-salad-with-green-onion-dressing/

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Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Vietnamese Stir-Fried Chicken with Nuts and California Raisins

June 9, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Vietnamese Stir-Fried Chicken with Nuts and California Raisins. Made using Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts along with Chinese Dates, California Raisins, Cashews, Walnuts, Ginkgo Nuts, and Rice Wine. There will be no leftovers for this dish! You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find a huge selection of recipes for all cuisines, tastes, and diets. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

 

Vietnamese Stir-Fried Chicken with Nuts and California Raisins

Recipe Ingredients:
Stir-Fry Sauce:
1 cup chicken stock
3/4 cup fish sauce
3/4 cup granulated sugar

Stir-Fry:
2 whole boneless, skinless chicken breast
Canola oil or peanut oil
Salt, to taste
1/2 cup Chinese dates
1/2 cup California raisins
1/2 cup cashews
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup ginkgo nuts
2 tablespoons rice wine

Cooking Directions:
1 – For Stir-fry Sauce: Mix chicken stock, fish sauce and sugar together. Cover and store in refrigerator. (Sauce can be made up to 1 month in advance.)
2 – For Stir-fry: Have all ingredients ready. Cut chicken into 3/4-inch cubes. Rub with 1 tablespoon oil to coat meat and salt to taste; set aside.
3 – Soak dates and raisins in warm water for 10 minutes; drain.
4 – Boil fresh ginkgo nuts in water until tender; then peel off the outer skin or purchase already peeled.
5 – Heat a couple tablespoons of oil in pan or wok. Add walnuts and cashews; fry until golden brown. (If the walnuts taste bitter, make a new batch. You probably overcooked them). Set aside.
6 – Add 2 tablespoons oil to preheated wok. Heat to smoking. Add chicken cubes. Sauté until lightly browned. Drain off any excess oil. Add dates, raisins and nuts. Stir in rice wine and 3 tablespoons stir-fry sauce. (You will have extra stir-fry sauce. Keep it refrigerated for future use). Cook until heated through. Serve over steamed rice.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 650; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Total Carbs: 88g; Fiber: 6g; Protein: 38g; Sodium: 4380mg.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/vietnamese_stir-fried_chicken_with_nuts_and_calif_raisins_recipe.html

Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Golden Tuscan Chicken

May 12, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe is – Golden Tuscan Chicken. You’ll be using Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breasts along with Thyme, Oregano, Cauliflower, Prosciutto, Pine Nuts, Green Beans, Olives, and Seasoning. You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website along with all the other many delicious recipes! So check it out today. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Golden Tuscan Chicken

Recipe Ingredients:
4 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tablespoon chopped thyme
1 tablespoon chopped oregano
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 ounces (4 cups) cauliflowerets, quartered and blanched
1 ounce sliced prosciutto, chopped
2 tablespoons pine nuts
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
6 ounces green beans, trimmed and blanched
1 cup olives, whole, pitted
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:
1 – Season chicken breasts with 2 teaspoon of thyme and oregano and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
2 – Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Place chicken breasts in pan and brown for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip over and brown for 2 more minutes. Transfer chicken to a high sided baking sheet and cook in a 450°F (230°C) oven for 8 minutes or until cooked through.
3 – While chicken is roasting, heat remaining oil in sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add cauliflower and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until golden, stirring occasionally. Turn heat down to medium-low, add prosciutto, pine nuts and garlic and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes. Toss in green beans, olives, lemon juice and pepper. Cover and cook for 2 minutes until heated through.
4 – Place 5 to 6 ounces of vegetable mixture onto each serving plate. Top with chicken and serve hot.

Makes 4 servings.

https://www.cooksrecipes.com/chicken/golden_tuscan_chicken_recipe.html

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