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Spring Chicken & Snow Pea Salad

Thinly sliced, crunchy snow peas, combined with a creamy Asian dressing, makes a delicious, and healthy, sweet spring salad. Ingredients 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed 14 oz. cans reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons tahini, or cashew butter 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (minced) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1lb snow peas (trimmed and thinly slivered lengthwise) 2 tablespoons chopped cashews Directions Step 1 Place chicken in a medium skillet or saucepan and add broth; bring to a boil. Step 2 Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer gently until cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, 10 to 12 minutes. Step 3 Transfer the chicken …

Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

Not a fan of soup? This recipe will change your mind about that! Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 3/4lb chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 14fl oz fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 14.5oz stewed tomatoes, undrained 1 cup crushed baked tortilla chips 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 large lime cut into 4 wedges Directions 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. 2. Add minced garlic and chicken; sauté 2 minutes. 3. Add chile powder and cumin; stir well. 4. Add water, salt, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. 5. Cover, reduce heat, …

Baked Chicken and Rice

Nice healthy dish that is tasty too! Serves 8-10 Ingredients 2 cups long grain rice 3 cloves garlic; minced 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 Cans water 1 cup sour cream 8-10 pieces chicken 1 small onion; diced 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1 stalk celery; diced to taste salt and pepper Directions 1. To a 12″ Dutch oven add rice, soups, sour cream, onion, celery, garlic, worcestershire, and water. Stir to mix. 2. Season chicken with poultry seasoning and salt and pepper then place over top of rice mixture. 3. Cover Dutch oven and bake using 10-12 briquettes bottom and 14-16 briquettes top for 90 minutes.

Tandori Chicken

Prepared with your health in mind by Carson Tahoe Health’s Dieticians Ingredients 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon coriander 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 bone-in chicken breast halves (skinned) Directions 1. Combine yogurt, lemon juice, soy sauce, coriander, curry powder and pepper in a 1 1/2 quart shallow baking dish. 2. Turn chicken breasts in sauce to coat all sides. 3. Cover and marinate several hours or overnight in refrigerator. 4. Bake chicken, uncovered at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until tender, basting frequently with sauce.  

Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Bruschetta

This recipe is the definition of versatility – if the weather’s mild, use the grill outside to prepare this appetizer. Serves: 8 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 45 minutes Ingredients 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing, divided 4 cups fresh spinach, torn 1/3 crumbled feta cheese 8 sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil, chopped 1 1-pound loaf focaccia bread, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices 1/4 cup olive oil Directions 1. Place the chicken and 1 cup salad dressing in a bowl. Cover, and marinate at least 3 hours in the refrigerator. 2. Preheat the grill for high heat. 3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Discard dressing used for marinating, and …