Broiled Lemon Chicken

Broiled Lemon Chicken
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Chicken Leg Quarters
  • Pam Cooking Spray
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ C extra-virgin olive oil
  • garlic salt
  • black pepper
  • dried rosemary
  • dried thyme
  • Caribbean Jerk seasoning
Instructions
  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Line the broiler pan with aluminum foil.
  3. Spray with cooking spray.
  4. Whisk lemon juice and olive oil together.
  5. Place chicken in pan.
  6. Brush ⅓ of the mixture on chicken.
  7. Sprinkle dry seasonings on to taste.
  8. Broil 7 minutes.
  9. Turn chicken over.
  10. Brush with ⅓ of lemon oil mixture.
  11. Sprinkle with dry seasonings.
  12. Broil 7 minutes.
  13. Lower heat to 450 degrees.
  14. Remove chicken.
  15. Turn chicken over.
  16. Brush with remaining lemon oil mixture.
  17. Sprinkle with dry seasonings once more.
  18. Bake 10 minutes.

 

Music to Cook By . . . 

 

Until next time, Happy Cooking!  :)

 

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Baked Tilapia

 

Baked Tilapia
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2-4
 
Ingredients
  • 4 Tilapia filets
  • Butter-flavored Pam cooking spray
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • ¾ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Coat glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Mix dry seasonings together.
  4. Rub seasoning on both sides of filets.
  5. Place filets in dish.
  6. Mix butter and lemon juice.
  7. Pour over fish.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

 

Music to Cook by . . .

 

Until next time, Happy Cooking!  :)

 

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  ― Albert Camus

Beef Vegetable Skillet

This recipe is a great use for ALL those garden vegetables!  Some of you know what I mean….it’s August, and you’re tired of dealing with the garden, but the pesky things won’t stop growing!  If you have something else you need to use, just toss it in.

Beef Vegetable Skillet
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 2 C beef stock
  • 1½ C uncooked bow-tie pasta
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ C chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 C chopped yellow squash
  • 1 chopped banana pepper
  • ½ C frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 C chopped tomatoes
  • 1 C shredded Mild Cheddar Jack cheese
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef with onion powder in large skillet; drain.
  2. Add beef stock.
  3. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  4. Reduce heat and let simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in seasonings and vegetables.
  6. Add pasta and return to a boil.
  7. Lower heat, cover, and simmer 15 minutes.
  8. Place cheese on top of mixture.
  9. Remove heat and let skillet set 5 minutes while cheese melts before serving.

 

 

Music to Cook By . . . 

 

Until next time, Happy Cooking!  :)

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. ~Russel Baker

Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

 

Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)
Cuisine: Puerto Rican
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 - 12.5 oz can Fully Cooked Chunk Chicken, drained
  • 1 Tbsp Adobo con Pimiento
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ packet Sazon with Achiote
  • 6 garlic cloves, mashed
  • ½ C Spanish-style tomato sauce
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp recaito
  • 8 pimento-stuffed olives
  • 1 Tbsp capers
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 2 C medium-grain rice
  • 2 C chicken stock
  • ⅓ C red roasted pepper, cut into strips
Instructions
  1. In a medium-size pot or caldero, heat EVOO.
  2. Add Sazon, Adobo, garlic, tomato sauce, green pepper, recaito, olives, capers, and onion powder.
  3. Saute over medium heat for two minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  5. Stir in rice.
  6. Return to boiling, stirring frequently.
  7. Add chicken.
  8. Lower heat; allow rice to simmer slowly until tender.
  9. Add red pepper strips.

 

1273990_10202459659512123_5958940659416543359_o

 

Music to Cook By . . . 

 

Until next time, Happy Cooking!  :)

 

August, the summer’s last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor. - Henry Rollins

Cucumber Salad

10474450_10202180921183839_7319242393519076526_n

 

 

Cucumber Salad
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cucumbers
  • 2 C grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ red onion
  • ½ bottle Italian salad dressing
Instructions
  1. Slice cucumbers into thin slices.
  2. Slice onion into thin rings.
  3. Combine first three ingredients in bowl with lid.
  4. Pour salad dressing over vegetables.
  5. Toss well.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

 

Until next time, Happy Cooking!  :)

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. ~Russel Baker