Friday, February 27, 2009

.:Italian Crockpot Chicken:.


2-4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
1 package cream cheese
1 packet dry Italian dressing mix
2-3 cans cream of chicken soup

Cut chicken into pieces - can be as small or big as you like. Put all ingredients in crockpot. Cook on high for 3-4 hours, or on low for 8-10 hours. Serve over rice or egg noodles. (I like the egg noodles!)

.:Lime Cake:.


1 boxed cake mix (lemon)
4 eggs
1 c. plain yogurt
1 c. oil
1/2 c. lime juice
1 can condensed milk
1 small box lime jello
1 t. baking powder

Mix together and bake. When I made it, it took about 40 minutes baking as directed on the box.

1/2 c. lime juice
1 can condensed milk
1 c. lime yogurt

.:Swiss Cheese Chicken:.


8 chicken breasts
8 slices swiss or other cheese
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/4 c. water
1 package Stovetop stuffing
1/3 c. margarine

Place chicken in dish. Place one slice of cheese over each piece of chicken. Stir soup and water together. Spoon over chicken. Drizzle marg./butter over it (only half of it.) Crush stuffing crumbs and sprinkle over chicken. Drizzle the rest of the butter and about 1/4 c. water over chicken. Bake uncovered at 350 for 55-60 minutes.

.:Tortilla Soup:.


2 small cans diced green chilis
1 c. chicken broth
1 diced tomato
1 can red enchilada sauce
1 onion chopped and saute
1 1/2 t. minced garlic - saute
1 t. cumin
1 t. oregano
2 pieces chopped celery
1 can Rotel (med. heat)
2 pkg grilled chicken breast

Mix together, heat, and serve with chips and cheese

.:Brown Rice Casserole:.


3 cans beef consomme soup
1 cube butter
2 1/2 c. water
2 c. white rice
1/2 T. oregano
1 chopped onion
canned sliced mushrooms

Bring to a boil for 10 minutes.
Bake covered in 9x13 pan for 1 hour at 350.

.:Lettuce Wraps:.


2 lbs. turkey burger
1 T. olive oil
1 t. Chinese 5 Spice
1-3 t. Szechwan
8 oz. water chestnuts - chopped
1 c. chopped/shredded carrots
1/2 c. sliced green onions
1/2 c. toasted pecans - chopped
3-4 T. soy sauce

Brown turkey and spices in olive oil.
Add the rest - and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Serve with lettuce wraps and white rice.

.:Breakfast Casserole:.


1 bag shredded hash browns
Squeeze excess water and press into buttered pan. Bake 10-15 minutes. (Not sure on the oven, probably around 350.)

2 c. cubed ham
8 oz. shredded swiss cheese
8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
15 eggs

Beat eggs and mix together with ham and cheese. Pour over hashbrown crust. Bake for 25 minutes or until knife comes out clean.

.:Chicken Satay with Dipping Sauce:.


1/3 c. soy sauce
1/3 c. packed brown sugar
2 t. lime zest
1/4 c. lime juice
3 garlic cloves, pressed
1 1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/3 c. creamy peanut butter
1 T. snipped fresh cilantro

In bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, lime zest and lime juice. Press garlic into soy sauce mixture. Reserve 1/3 c. soy sauce mixture for peanut dipping sauce and set aside.

Add chicken to remaining soy sauce mixture. Cover. Refridgerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 400. Bake chicken 18-20 minutes.

Add peanut butter and cilantro to reserved soy sauce mixture. Whisk until smooth. Serve with chicken.

.:Orange Julius;.


1/2 can orange juice concentrate
1/3 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla
1 c. milk
1 c. water

Put in blender with ice. Serves great with popcorn! :) This was our 'dinner' every Sunday nite growing up!