Initially, I bought the chicken thighs alongside a tray of drumsticks to make Oven Fried Chicken for a pool party over the weekend. But the weather turned out not so great. So, I decided to make two different meals on two separate nights. Last night, I made Garlic & Whole Grain Mustard Chicken with Yukon Gold Potato Wedges that came out crispy on the outside and succulently juicy … Continue reading Crispy on the outside and succulently juicy on the inside!
So, it turns out, my recipe yesterday was rather Indian inspired and tastes somewhat like Tandoori. Since I had leftovers, I decided to give it a more Tandoori blend. I kicked it up a notch with a few more ingredients and made a main meal out of it! I’ve also learnt from a Keralan friend that it tastes better to cook it in a pan … Continue reading Kicked it up a notch!
Remember I had a cheat day last Sunday by making the Chicken Tortilla Pie? Well, last night, I took out the roasted chicken from the refrigerator and used the breasts for dinner. I also had an aubergine, garlic, thyme and lemon in the vegetable drawer. So, what did I whip up? Well, technically, I sauteed and blended them really! Fusili with Creamy Herb Aubergine Sauce … Continue reading Sauteed and Blended!
As always, I love trying out new recipes. Now that we are living in a location where Mexican food and ingredients are highly accessible and thanks to a recent TV show, I got excited about making this dish! It’s perfect for a dinner party of 4 if served with rice. But, last night, it was the perfect portion for 2! Carb excluded. Braised Chicken with … Continue reading Perfect Portion for 2!
We had a wonderful weekend with friends but by Sunday, I wanted to do the absolute minimum in the kitchen. So, I dashed off to the supermarket and bought a few ready made items to put together a cheat yet hearty meal perfect for a very lazy Sunday. Chicken Tortilla Pie. The Ingredients 12 corn tortillas (6-inch), toasted 2 cups cooked, shredded dark-meat chicken (legs … Continue reading Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!
It has been for days now since we’ve had chicken or lots of vegetables. So, today, I am going to post something a little healthier and light instead. Red Cabbage Salad with Basil and Shredded Poached Chicken Breast with an Asian Inspired Dressing The Ingredients For Poached Chicken 3 large scallion, using white parts only, sliced thick 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1″ fresh … Continue reading Healthier and Light!
So, yesterday, I mentioned that we are cutting down on red meat and I need to find ways to make chicken exciting. Today, I am going to present you 3 recipes; protein and the works on a plate! The result, was truly divine! Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Carrots. The Ingredients For Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Serves 4) 2 pounds Russet … Continue reading Protein and The Works on a Plate!
Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s dish is not only easy to make but also extremely … Continue reading Delicious and Comforting!
Since we moved to Bangalore, I have become a hoarder. Every time I go grocery shopping and if I see something I have not found or seen on my previous shopping trip, I just buy them. What happens next is that I have a kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry! Shamelessly, I’ve had this packet of soba noodles in my pantry … Continue reading A kind of a mini mart going on in my pantry!
My first Vietnamese dining experience took place whilst I was living and studying in Hawaii back in 1995. Almost on a daily basis, I would have their fried rice, bahn mi or sometimes, pho. I love Vietnamese food but rarely get to eat them these days because there are not that many eateries around me now that serve good Vietnamese cuisine. So, what do I … Continue reading Easy peasy and cheap!