Archive - Poultry

Oven Baked Buttermilk Chicken Strips

Oven Baked Buttermilk Chicken Strips // wishfulchef.com
One night at my friend Diana’s apartment, she made this amazing buttermilk roast chicken for dinner. The chicken was so juicy and delicious, I just had to make it at home myself! I cook this recipe quite often and will never EVER get tired of it. But for a fun twist, I created this mini version of Diana’s recipe using chicken strips that are marinated in a similar buttermilk brine, lightly breaded and baked to a golden brown perfection.
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Chicken Roasted on a Bed of Vegetables – The Perfect One-Pot Meal

Chicken Roasted on a Bed of Vegetables   The Perfect One Pot Meal // wishfulchef.com
This roast chicken dish is a staple in my house and was one of Wishful Chef’s most popular recipes of 2012. I make it quite often because it’s simple, incredibly easy to prepare and the perfect one-pot meal! See the original recipe with updated images below.

When I’m busy at work, all I can think of is having a satisfying dinner and a glass of wine at the end of the day. For me, roast chicken is one of those satisfying meals. This one-pot dish is pure comfort from start to finish, even the prep work of chopping vegetables calms me down somehow. I just know I’m going to have a delicious meal.
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Chicken Arroz Caldo – A Filipino Christmas Rice Porridge

Chicken Arroz Caldo   A Filipino Christmas Rice Porridge // wishfulchef.com
Arroz caldo, translated to “rice soup” in Spanish, is a staple in Filipino households, especially during Christmas and the colder months. The term ‘congee’ is used for this dish throughout many Asian countries. There are many different variations depending on what region of the Philippines you’re in, but wherever you are arroz caldo is always a simple yet comforting one-pot meal in a bowl.
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Turkey Pot Pie topped with Mashed Potatoes [made with Thanksgiving leftovers]

Turkey Pot Pie topped with Mashed Potatoes [made with Thanksgiving leftovers] // wishfulchef.comAhh…Thanksgiving leftovers…I don’t know about you, but I actually prefer the leftovers the next day. I hate to waste food and I love a good comforting pot pie, so I combined two common Thanksgiving leftovers and made these delicious turkey pot pies. Continue Reading…

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Herb Roasted Turkey Thighs – A Thanksgiving Feast for Two

Herb Roasted Turkey Thighs   A Thanksgiving Feast for Two // wishfulchef.comJust in time for Thanksgiving, I want to bring back this popular post from 2011 with updated images. And if you’re like me and love to build out meal plans on Pinterest, pin this recipe’s step-by-step image to your recipe board.
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This year, before spending a more hectic Thanksgiving with family, I decided to create a quiet feast fit for two. I loosely adapted this recipe from an article in the NY Times. I love the flavor and juiciness of roast chicken thighs, so I was thrilled to try turkey thighs for the first time. During the final half hour of roasting, I added potatoes, garlic cloves, pearl onions and whole sprigs of herbs to create a wonderful one-pot meal.
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Thanksgiving Turkey Meatloaf with Apple and Cranberries

Thanksgiving Turkey Meatloaf with Apple and Cranberries // wishfulchef.comIf you’re looking for something unique to cook for Thanksgiving, you’ve found the right recipe. This turkey meatloaf recipe is healthy and delicious with a tart green apple, dried cranberries and lean ground turkey. Served with a side of mashed potatoes, gravy and some roasted vegetables, you’re got the perfect Thanksgiving meal.
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Healthy Italian Winter Soup with Turkey Sausage

Healthy Italian Winter Soup with Turkey Sausage // wishfulchef.comI can’t believe it’s November already, it really snuck up on us! So in a similar fashion to my October pumpkin posts (1, 2, 3, 4 and 5), let’s ring in the holiday season and break out the turkey recipes! To start, I made a hearty Italian winter soup. Sliced turkey sausage and cannellini beans are added making it satisfying enough to be a filling and healthy meal.
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