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Chicken recipes: I feel like chicken tonight

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Chicken recipes: I feel like chicken tonight

Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Caper Mayo

Calories per serving: 529

Ingredients:

1/4 cup (50 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) grated lemon rind
3 tbsp (50 mL) lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) dried dillweed
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 baguette
8 leaves lettuce
2 tomatoes, sliced


Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Goat-Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Calories per serving: 327

Ingredients:
6 oz (175 g) goat cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 green onion, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried marjoram
Pinch cayenne pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each ground cumin and paprika
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper

Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Couscous Chicken with Orange Sauce

Calories per serving: 459

Ingredients:
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) each paprika and ground cumin
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
Pinch each cinnamon and cayenne pepper
1/3 cup (75 mL) whole wheat couscous
2 tbsp (25 mL) dried currants
1/2 cup (125 mL) orange juice
2 tbsp (25 mL) sliced almonds
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh parsley
4 boneless chicken breasts (with skin)
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cornstarch

Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Half a Hen Dinner

Calories per serving: 549

Ingredients:
2 frozen Cornish hens, thawed
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
1 tsp (5 mL) each dried thyme and paprika
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each granulated sugar, ground ginger and Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
1-3/4 cups (425 mL) sodium-reduced chicken stock
1/4 cup (50 mL) sodium-reduced vegetable cocktail
1 tsp (5 mL) each Worcestershire sauce and sodium-reduced soy sauce
1/2 tsp (2 mL) hot pepper sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) cornstarch
4 baking potatoes (about 2 lb/1 kg)


Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Calories per serving: 298

Ingredients:

8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 sweet green pepper, chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) dried Italian herb seasoning
1 can (28 oz/796 mL) diced tomatoes
1/2 cup (125 mL) sodium-reduced chicken stock
1/3 cup (75 mL) tomato paste
2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsleyQuick & Easy chicken recipe: Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

Calories per serving: 508

Ingredients:
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 lb/500 g)
1 tbsp (15 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame oil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb (500 g) baby bok choy
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced
1 tsp (5 mL) minced gingerroot
2 pkg (each 100 g) dried ramen noodles
1/4 cup (50 mL) hoisin sauce
1 green onion, thinly sliced


Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Five Spice Chicken

Calories per serving: 275

Ingredients:
2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
2 tsp (10 mL) liquid honey
1 tsp (5 mL) five-spice powder
8 chicken pieces


Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Grilled Chicken Barley Salad

Calories per serving:  340

Ingredients:

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2/3 cup (150 mL) pearl barley
1-1/2 cups (375 mL) chopped trimmed green beans
1 cup (250 mL) grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup (50 mL) finely minced red onion
2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh basilQuick & Easy chicken recipe: Chicken Souvlaki

Calories per serving: 392

Ingredients:

12 oz (375 g) boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon rind
2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
Half red onion, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) wedges
Half cucumber
1/4 cup (50 mL) prepared tzatziki sauce
4 whole wheat pocketless pitas
1 tomato, cut into chunks
1 cup (250 mL) shredded romaine lettuceQuick & Easy chicken recipe: Artichoke Chicken Flatbread

Calories per serving: 486

Ingredients:
1 jar (370 mL) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
2 cloves garlic, smashed
2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1 thin crust 12-inch (30 cm) flatbread
1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese or crumbled goat cheese
1-3/4 cups (425 mL) sliced cooked chicken
Half red onion, thinly sliced
1 jar (6 oz/175 mL) marinated artichoke hearts
1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced black olives (optional)
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano

Quick & Easy chicken recipe: Barbecued Chicken Pizzas

Calories per serving: 649

Ingredients:
3 grilled boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 lb (500 g) pizza dough
1/3 cup (75 mL) barbecue sauce
2 cups (500 mL) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 sweet green pepper, cut into rings
1/2 tsp (2 mL) hot pepper flakes
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oreganoQuick & Easy chicken recipe: Chicken and Green Bean Stew

Calories per serving: 618

Ingredients:
8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (1 lb/500 g)
2 tbsp (25 mL) all-purpose flour
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
1 can (28 oz/796 mL) stewed tomatoes
1/2 cup (125 mL) sodium-reduced chicken stock
2 cups (500 mL) green beans, trimmed and halved
2 tbsp (25 mL) minced fresh parsley
1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar
12 oz (375 g) medium curly egg noodles, cooked

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