I work at home while caring for our two children, so I have to be creative at mealtimes to fix something quick and nutritious that everyone enjoys. This homey casserole fits all the requirements.' --Lori Gleason of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Rather than a heavy coating, these chicken fingers are
lightly covered in a spicy ground almond and whole-wheat flour
mixture that'll have the kids forgetting about fast food and
begging for this dinnertime treat.
The cheese in this dish is the key to the balance of
flavors. For the biggest impact, make sure to use imported
Five-spice powder is a Chinese seasoning shortcut combining
multiple flavors in one convenient package. Tossed with orange
juice and chicken, it makes a terrific salad with a complex,
layered taste that belies the simple recipe.
Kids love this combination of refried white beans and
chicken tenders. If you're concerned about making it too spicy,
omit the jalapeno.
Classic comfort food is yours, in just slightly more than
half an hour. Serve with some crusty whole-grain bread or
Garlic-Tomato Toasts and top with grated Romano or Parmesan
Mound this creamy and satisfying chicken salad on a bed of
salad greens or scoop onto a soft whole-wheat roll.
When stir-frying chicken, always spread the pieces in the
wok and let them cook undisturbed for 1 minute before
stir-frying. This allows the chicken to sear and prevents
The acidity of the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken and
keep it moist. If you can't find hot paprika, substitute 2
teaspoons sweet paprika and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne.
Chicken tenders--the strip of rib meat attached to the
underside of the chicken breast--are now sold separately,
packaged in small amounts. They can help you perform weeknight
miracles: they cook in a flash, and unused extras can...