Thursday, January 18, 2018

Chicken Artichoke Skillet


From here

Ingredients
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed quartered artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup halved pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/4 cup halved pitted Greek olives
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Directions

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken on both sides. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, 4-5 minutes.

Notes

Delicious and quick and easy to prepare!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Curried Olive Egg Salad



From here

Ingredients
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 pita pocket halves
  • 8 lettuce leaves
Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Line pita halves with lettuce; fill each with 1/4 cup egg salad. Yield: 4 servings.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

From here

Ingredients
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup chopped apple
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 croissants, split
Directions

In a large bowl, combine the chicken, apple, cranberries, mayonnaise, walnuts, celery, lemon juice, onion and curry powder. Place lettuce on croissants. Top with chicken salad mixture. Yield: 6 servings.

Notes

Substituted precooked chicken sausage for cooked chicken breast; better to use the more bland original ingredients so to not overpower the other ingredients