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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Fried Rice

This dish was delivered to me right after I had my first child.  It was so good that I just had to get the recipe.  Thanks Lori Carter!

Sweet and Sour Chicken Ingredients
4-5 chicken breast
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1-2 eggs, beated
sesame seeds
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 chicken bouillon cube
1 cup rice, cooked
frozen vegetables, stir fried
teriyaki sauce

Notes / Directions
Sauce: Mix water, sugar, vinegar (less for less tang), ketchup, soy sauce, and bouillon cube and bring to boil. Boil 1-2 min. and keep warm. (Can add a little corn starch to thicken.)

Chicken: Put flour and corn starch in ziplock bad. Put in chicken and shake till evenly coated. In a bowl, beat eggs. Dip chicken in eggs and place in a heated skillet with some oil. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Brown both sides of chicken. Don't fully cook. Place chicken in a pan and coat with sauce. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. After 30 min. flip chicken and continue to bake with foil. Remove foil for last 10 min.

Fried Rice Ingredients
1 cup rice, cooked and cooled
5 tablespoons butter
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup frozen mixed veggies
2/3 cup green onions, chopped
1 garlic clove

ham, cubed
3 tablespoon sesame seeds
5 eggs
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce

Notes / Directions
Cook the rice a day before. Bake sesame seed at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes until browned. Melt butter in skillet and saute onions, mixed veggies, garlic, and ham. Add eggs and rice. Add a tablespoon of soy sauce at a time. Add green onions and sesame seeds. Salt and pepper to taste.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Lazy Mac 'N Cheese

1 box Mac 'N Cheese
1 cup frozen mixed veggies
1 chicken breast

Notes / Directions
Cook macaroni and frozen veggies according to packages.  Fry chicken in some oil on the stove.  Cut up into chunks.  Add it all together and enjoy!
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