Category Archives: chicken

chicken thai-style

Chicken and thai flavours are a marriage made in heaven and these will not disappoint. Use any part of the bird that suits you, add a marinade of those familiar ingredients – garlic, ginger, fish sauce, honey, soy and citrus – and be sure to make enough for a dipping sauce.

chicken cooked whole in a crockpot

Hands down, the easiest way to cook a whole chicken. Lose the is-it-done-yet fear factor for good, cause this’ll be the moistest, fall off the bone, cooked to perfection chicken you’ll ever produce.

citrus roasted (or grilled) chicken

citrus roast chicken/feature

Do yourself a big favour and roast a chicken at least weekly – it’ll turn into more meals than you could ever imagine! Enjoy is as is, or shred it and start creating – salads, pastas, soups, sandwiches, tacos, rice dishes – roasted chicken gets along with everything – kind of like Switzerland!

spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken

spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken

Spicy buttermilk pan-fried chicken is a true contender when it comes to standing up to the deep-fried variety. The buttermilk does the tenderizing, the spice brings the zing and the pan-frying brings it in without putting it on.

chicken under a brick

chicken under a brick platter

Chicken cooked under a brick is flavourful, moist and tender, especially after marinating for a few hours. Whether you have a grill or simply a cast iron pan on the stove-top, this chicken will become a staple after the first time you try it.

ultimate thanksgiving leftovers guide

turkey dinner leftovers

Because Thanksgiving and Christmas share pretty much the same menu and because there is barely time to catch ones breath between meals – the leftover lecture is worth repeating! Leftover turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes, vegetables and cranberry sauce all served up in ways you never thought of.

butter chicken

butter chicken feature

Who doesn’t love India’s buttry national dish! When butter rolls with cream (which is how classic butter chicken is made) – the ending is always happy! But with a little creative thinking, a couple of adjustments, the same buttery richness can be achieved without, I daresay, scads of asset-enhancing dairy. So without further ado – let’s make butter chicken.

crispy buttermilk oven-fried chicken

Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken

Crispy buttermilk oven-fried chicken is the answer to that fried craving without paying the price. It’s crispy, it’s tender and it gives new meaning to winner, winner, chicken dinner!