Aug 10 2011

crispy garlic chicken

This is a guest post from Hilary Phelps. As a former swimmer, an Ironman triathlete and a certified yoga instructor, Hilary has never said no to a challenge – including creating quick and easy meals for any night of the week. Thank you Hilary for sharing your favorite Crispy Garlic Chicken recipe.

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Oct 4 2010

chicken mennonite

4 chicken breasts
4 Tablespoons of butter, melted
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preheat the oven to 325°.

Add melted butter to the bottom of a Pyrex dish. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in bowl. Roll the chicken in the flour mixture and coat evenly. Place chicken into the Pyrex dish and cover with foil. Bake for 1 hour.

For the sauce:

1 Tablespoon flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/2 cup sour cream
yellow food coloring

Combine flour, salt, pepper, paprika and sour cream in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a slight boil while stirring constantly over low heat. Remove from heat and add two or three drops of yellow food coloring. Spoon this mixture over chicken when removed from the oven.

Mar 21 2010

whoo-hoo chicken

6 chicken breasts
1 cup of ranch dressing
2 cups of Pepperidge Farms stuffing (I substituted Panko crumbs)
6 slices of bacon

Preheat oven to 375.

Marinate chicken breasts in ranch dressing.  Dip the ranch coated chicken breasts in the stuffing mixture and cover completely.  Arrange the chicken in a glass-baking dish.  Top each chicken breast with one slice of uncooked bacon.

Bake for 45 minutes.

My friend, Amber Wooten, and I spent a week together with our children at my sister-in-laws beach house in Duck, NC.  We split the task of preparing meals by having each of us cook dinner for everyone (5 kids and 2 adults) every other day.  The goal was for fast, easy, and relatively healthy meals that everyone would enjoy eating.  Amber’s chicken recipe has since become an easy go-to dish in my household.   You too will cheer “whoo-hoo” when the picky eaters in your family ask for more!