Category Archives: chicken

Jerk Chicken, Grilled or Roasted

Grilling jerk chicken is the typical preparation. However, you can also roast it. If you do, be sure to add the marinade to the pan, as it creates a delicious gravy to soak up with bread or rice. Jerk Chicken … Continue reading

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Pollo en Naranja, Calabacitas Guisadas

These recipes are all more or less from “The Essential Cuisines of Mexico”. I served these dishes with a side of frijoles de olla. Calabacitas Guisadas (serves 4): 2 tbsp oil 2 lb zucchini, diced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped … Continue reading

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Chicken Satay

Adapted from Cradle of Flavor. Although peanut sauce is a common accompaniment, I think this recipe is flavorful enough without a sauce. Chicken Satay (4 servings): 2 lb chicken boneless skinless thighs 1 tbsp coriander seeds 1 tbsp fennel seeds … Continue reading

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Tandoori Tacos

Finally we made tandoori tacos! Tandoori Tacos: roti tandoori chicken salsa verde a la Pakistan (below) beet slaw (below) Serve chicken, salsa verde, and beet slaw on the roti, as a taco. Salsa Verde a la Pakistan: 1 tbsp ground … Continue reading

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The life cycle of a roast chicken

I made some plum sauce to use up some plums about to go bad. This is nothing like the “plum” or “duck” sauce that comes in packets with Chinese takeout. It is intensely savory and plummy. The recipe is from … Continue reading

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Yakitori

In the summer we try to grill as often as possible. This summer, the book “Planet Barbecue” has been our guide. The yakitori recipe is from the book, with my addition of leeks. The others are made up by me … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Serendipity

I accidentally happened upon a great way to make meatloaf. I couldn’t find any non-pork bulk Italian sausage, so I bought Italian-style cooked chicken sausages. The diced pieces of chicken sausage scattered throughout the meatloaf gave an interesting texture, and … Continue reading

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