Food & Wine 4

Why did the chicken flee screaming across the road? It might’ve been escaping the dinner-party host trying to fry him and serve him with, yawn, a bottle of chardonnay. Matching vino and vittles for your next bash doesn’t have to be a “Wine for Dummies” affair relying on tried-and-tired combos (steak with Merlot, fish and Pinot Grigio). But combining tidbits that are supposedly wine-averse — Indian take-out, chips, breakfast — might mean you’ll uncork some interesting bottles. “In Europe, wine culture is quite developed, so it’s common and easy to simply pair white with fish or things like that,” says […]

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Tasty Caramelized Onion, Tomato & Chicken Pie Recipe

Caramelized Onion, Tomato & Chicken Pie Serves: 6 Developed for CFC by Nancy Guppy, RD, MHSc 1 cup (250 mL) cooked chicken breast, diced 1 pie shell, frozen, ready to bake (9” / 23 cm) 1 Tbsp (15 mL) butter 1 cup (250 mL) onions, sliced 2 tsp (10 mL) balsamic vinegar 2 Italian “plum” tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup + 1 Tbsp (garnish) (60 mL + 15 mL) fresh basil leaves, minced 1 cup (250 mL) smoked gouda cheese, grated 3 medium eggs ¼ cup (60 mL) plain yogurt, 1-2% MF 1 Tbsp (15 mL) whole-wheat flour 3 Tbsp (45 […]

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Baked Barbecue Pineapple Chicken

This sweet and tangy dish is a great dish for the family or for entertaining guests and is a great way to cook those thighs. The homemade barbecue sauce especially will keep them coming back for more.     Baked Barbecue Pineapple Chicken Serves: 4 Developed for Chicken Farmers of Canada by Nancy Guppy, RD, MHSc 1 1/3 lb (640 g) boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 8 pieces) 14 fl oz (398 mL) diced tomatoes, canned 1 cup (250 mL) fresh pineapple, diced 2 Tbsp (30 mL) brown sugar 1 ½ tsp (7.5 mL) Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp (15 mL) […]

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Chicken & Vegetable Pakoras with Yogurt Mint Chutney

Here’s another great chicken recipe from Chicken Farmers of Canada: Crispy pakoras give way to warm chicken and tangy yogurt, lemon juice and spices inside. Pass me another one please! Ingredients: 1 lb (450 g) boneless, skinless chicken thighs ½ cup (125 mL) plain yogurt, 1-2% MF 1 jalapeño ½ cup (125 mL) onion, chopped 2 tsp (10 mL) ginger, fresh, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 tsp (10 mL) white vinegar 2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice 2 cups (500 mL) chickpea flour (besan) 2 cups (500 mL) cold water ½ tsp (2.5 mL) salt ½ tsp (2.5 mL) chili […]

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