Tag: chicken thighs

Susan’s Birthday

Yesterday, Friday, January 8th, was Susan’s birthday. When I woke up on the day before, the 7th, I thought the 7th was the 8th. Before she woke (on the 7th), I scrambled to wrap her present and make her card. (See Freddy above sniffing at her card and present.) Soon she came out of the bedroom and I said “Happy…

Chicken Thighs with Fennel, Plums and Red Onion

Susan found this recipe for me. Based on the following recipe from Melissa Clark of The New York Times. According to the newspaper: “Beautiful to behold and easy to make, this sheet-pan dinner combines sweet plums and soft red onions with crisp-skinned pieces of roasted chicken. Toasted fennel seeds, red-pepper flakes and a touch of allspice add complexity while a…

Honey Mustard Cilantro Baked Chicken Thighs with Veggies

This is based on a recipe from Joyful Healthy Eats. She called for using thyme which I have growing in my garden but it was raining cats and dogs and I had a bunch of cilantro in the fridge so I used that instead. A big plus; this is a one pan dish! Ingredients 4 bone boneless, skinless chicken thighs…

The Best General Tso’s Chicken Recipe–Baked, Not Fried!

Just look at this photo!!! YUM! A healthy version of General Tso’s Chicken. Ingredients: 4 Skinless, Boneless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite-sizes pieces 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup chicken stock, preferably homemade 1/2 cup brown sugar 4 tablespoons soy sauce 4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons paprika 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh…

Oven-Fried Chicken Thighs with Buttermilk-Mustard Sauce

We have been cooking with chicken thighs here quite often. A few days ago, I made Braised Chicken Thighs with Dates and Apricots—so delicious. And last night (pictured here), I made Oven-Fried Chicken Thighs with Buttermilk-Mustard Sauce. Ingredients 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon…

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

This is so delicious. And so easy to prepare. Recipe is from “Food & Wine Magazine, Quick From Scratch One-Dish Meals Cookbook;” a great cookbook. I am positive I made four meals from the book in the past 10 days!!! Quoting from the book: “Spaghettini is a good stand-in for Asian noodles, but if you can find rice noodles, by…

Black Pepper Chicken Thighs with Mango, Rum and Cashews

Colorful and delightful. Delicious! I might cut back on the pepper next time as I woke up a few times during the night very thirsty. Ingredients ½ teaspoon light brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoon black pepper Pinch cayenne ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup salted cashews 1 ¾ pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch chunks 1 teaspoon kosher…

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Simple to prepare. Slightly spicy. Slightly sweet. Simply delicious! Serves 2 Ingredients 4 boneless chicken thighs 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup soy sauce and 1/4 cup orange juice 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons brown sugar (or coconut sugar) 2 tablespoons pure sesame oil 4 cloves garlic , crushed 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 2-3 cups spinach with 1/4 cup…