Category Archives: Chicken

Mango Cucumber Salsa

Here’s a recipe from The Plan by Lyn-Genet Recitas. She recommends serving it with chicken, but it is also good with salmon, halibut or other white fish. The cool cucumber provides a contrast to the heat from the pepper and onion, and the … Continue reading

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Thai Grilled Chicken with Herbs and Lime

Here’s an easy make-ahead meal to pop in the freezer for a busy day. We took this on our sailing trip this summer. I froze small packages of this dish to fit in the tiny galley freezer, barbecued it on … Continue reading

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(I’m no) Spring Chicken

. . . but this sure is. While searching for a new idea for using chicken thighs, every recipe I found seemed so, well, wintery. When the sun is shining on the just-unfurled maple leaves and I’m harvesting the first … Continue reading

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Creole Style Chicken, Sausage and Prawn Jambalaya

Ingredients 4 smoked chicken sausages 4 slices bacon, chopped into 1 inch pieces 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 dozen (or more, or less–whatever you have) peeled prawns 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 … Continue reading

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Honey Lime Wings

So easy. So fast. So good. Two main ingredients: 1. lime 2. honey I haven’t cooked chicken wings for a very long time, mainly because they have such a high fat content. It’s Friday night however, and munching on wings … Continue reading

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Mango Chicken with Thai Jasmine Rice

It’s mango season. Celebrate this odd-looking, difficult-to-cut-until-you-learn-the-technique fruit by making this sauce to serve with chicken and Thai rice. It has a perfect balance of sweet and sour, salt and spice. Click here to see how easy it can be … Continue reading

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Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng was our favourite dish when we traveled in Bali. It was available anywhere, anytime, for breakfast, lunch or dinner in high-end restaurants or off the street. Later in our trip we became more adventurous in trying different dishes, … Continue reading

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Raspberry Chicken Salad

The “Raspberries” sign at Silverside Farm beckoned me in and I found myself leaving with a pint of raspberries, a bag of garlic scapes and the biggest head of romaine I’ve ever seen. On the way home, I contemplated what … Continue reading

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Chicken Kabob Marinade–stop searching now

Stop searching. This is the best marinade for chicken kabobs. It produces tender juicy barbecued chicken with a punch of flavour. It gets rave reviews whenever I make it. Best of all, it doesn’t call for soy sauce which can … Continue reading

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Walnut and Parmesan Crusted Halibut (or Chicken) with Chardonnay Butter

This recipe is a variation of the classic Parmesan Chicken, but I changed it a little and used it on halibut. Success! The crusty coating provided a great contrast to the tender fish. With a freezer full of fresh halibut … Continue reading

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Southwestern Salad

For 4 servings: Ingredients 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, sliced in long 1/2 inch strips 1/2 cup cornmeal 2 tsp. chili powder salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 head organic romaine, in bite-sized pieces 4 handfuls baby arugula 1 bunch … Continue reading

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Almond-Crusted Chicken Kabobs

Tried this tonight, even though it was a nippy February night to be barbecueing! A nice glass of J. Lohr warmed our spirits while we prepped our meal. We’re dreaming of summer BBQ’s and will definitely make this recipe again. … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata with Fresh Pasta

A new family favourite! 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut in half, then butterflied sea salt and fresh ground pepper all-purpose flour, about 1/2 cup for dredging the breasts 6 tbsp. butter 4 tbsp. EVOlive oil 1/3 cup fresh squeezed … Continue reading

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