Chicken Kebabs with Lemon Recipe with J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon

By Liz Pearson If you love souvlaki, then you’ll love this recipe.  It’s melt-in-your mouth delicious and bursting with lemony flavour.  You can serve it in whole grain pita pockets or tortillas, along with a bit of tzatziki, shredded lettuce and tomatoes.  It’s also wonderful served along side brown rice and a green salad.  It’s makes a great leftover meal for lunch too (served hot or cold)! Chicken Kebabs with Lemon, Oregano & Fresh Parsley Serves 4 Meat Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts (400 g/14 oz) Marinade Ingredients: Juice of one medium lemon (about 3 tbsp/45 mL) Zest of one medium […]

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Chicken, Vegetable, Gouda Couscous Recipe with Pinotage

Chicken Vegetable and Gouda Couscous Welcome the warmer weather with a cold dish. Celebrate the longer days by inviting a few friends over for some good food and wine. Don’t know what to make? Fret not, I found the perfect little recipe that tastes great served cold or warm. This recipe for Chicken, vegetable, and Gouda couscous is so fast and easy to prepare, you’ll have plenty of time to catch up with your guests. Made with Canadian Gouda, it’s the perfect combination of creamy and crunchy and will be sure to chase away any remaining winter blues. If you’re […]

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Kung Pao Chicken Recipe with Grant Burge Summers Chardonnay

Grant Burge Summers Chardonnay won a Silver Medal at the Hong Kong International Wine Challenge 2011 for ‘Best Wine Paired with Kung Pao Chicken’. I was inspired to create a version of this classic dish for the home cook to enjoy. Kung Pao Chicken Ingredients: For the marinade: 3 boneless chicken breasts cut into small cubes 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry 1 tbsp cornstarch For the sauce: 2 tsp sugar 2 tsp Chinese black vinegar or rice vinegar 2 tsp sesame oil 1/3 cup water 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp Shaoxing rice […]

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Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot Recipe Paired with Chateau des Charmes Aligote

The “I’ve got too much to do and not enough time to do it” Blues We’ve all had days like that! On a day when you can’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen, can’t be checking on things, can’t be doing multiple steps, a crock pot can be your best friend. Did you know you can cook a whole chicken in a crock pot? Here’s how I do it. Ingredients: 2 heads of garlic 1 purple onion 1 lemon 3 sprigs of thyme 1 tbsp summer savoury 1/2 tsp paprika 1-2 potatoes per person 1 chicken I like […]

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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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Asian-style Spaghetti & Chicken Salad in Baked Wonton Cups

Serves: 6 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chicken ½ lb (200 g) whole wheat spaghetti 2 Tbsp (30 mL) low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tbsp (30 mL) unseasoned rice vinegar 2 Tbsp (30 mL) ketchup 1 Tbsp (15 mL) honey 1 Tbsp (15 mL) toasted sesame oil 1 Tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil 2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp (5 mL) chili pepper flakes, hot 2 cups (500 mL) carrots, peeled, grated 2 cups (500 mL) sweet yellow peppers, cut in strips 1 cup (250 mL) green onions, finely sliced ½ cup (125 mL) […]

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Thyme Roast Chicken

Thyme Roast Chicken I once heard Jacques Pepin being asked on a radio interview what his all time favorite dish to prepare was. this was the dish he instantly shot out. I have used it frequently ever since, and once you get a taste of how delicious and easy it is, so will you! This recipe comes from Alona Martinez Serves 4 Level of difficulty: easy 1 organic free-range chicken 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 4 sprigs fresh thyme For the gravy: 1/2 cup white wine plus 3 tablespoons 1 […]

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