Optional seasonings: additional salt and black pepper
Optional toppings: crushed red pepper, fresh oregano
Evenly pound chicken to 1/4-inch thickness. Season with salt and pepper.
Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Cook chicken for 3 – 4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
Meanwhile, to make the sauce, combine these ingredients in a small bowl: crushed tomatoes, garlic powder, and onion powder. If you like, add salt and pepper. Mix well.
While still in the skillet, top chicken with sauce, and sprinkle with cheese. Top with pepperoni.
Cover and cook for 2 minutes, or until sauce is hot and cheese has melted.
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Pour the coconut milk mixture into the Multipot and add the rice. Bring to a simmer, uncovered, over medium-high heat.
Meanwhile, cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Place in a medium bowl, add the rub, and mix to coat.
When the rice is at a simmer, place the Silicone Collapsible Steamer & Strainer (collapsed one layer) over the pot. Transfer the chicken to the steamer, reduce the heat to medium, and cover with the lid. Let the chicken steam for 4–5 minutes.
Cut off the top of the bell pepper, and remove the seeds and veins using the Scoop Loop®. Cut the pepper into quarters and slice with the Quick Slice.
Remove the lid, push the chicken to one side of the steamer, and add the bell pepper to other side. Cover and steam for 4–5 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F (74°C).
Use the Pineapple Wedger to peel, core, and halve the pineapple. Using a Chef’s Knife, coarsely chop half of the pineapple. Save the remaining pineapple for another use.
Slice the green onions into large pieces. Place the green onion and cilantro into the Manual Food Processor and process until finely chopped. Remove the blade and add the pineapple and salt; stir to combine.
Remove the steamer from the pot. Juice the lime into the rice with the Citrus Press.
To serve, transfer the rice into serving bowls. Add chicken, bell pepper, beans, and salsa.
Yield: 6 servings
Nutrients per serving: U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 430, Total Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 45 mg, Sodium 250 mg, Carbohydrate 61 g, Fiber 5 g, Sugars 6 g, Protein 25 g
Steaming is a quick and easy way to cook chicken, fish, and vegetables without oil or fat. Steam is as hot as boiling water, so it cooks food as quickly, but more gently.
Cooking the rice in coconut milk creates a creamy texture and a subtle coconut flavor, but you could use broth or water if you prefer.
This recipe is all about customization. Switch out the rub for a different flavor, or try a vegetable like zucchini or chickpeas instead of kidney beans.
Today’s recipe it courtesy of Patti Watson from Pampered Chef.
OUR DEEP COVERED BAKER AND A FLAVORFUL SEASONING MIXTURE MAKE THIS CHICKEN EASY AND IRRESISTIBLE. THIS QUICK MICROWAVE METHOD IS A REAL TIME-SAVER, PERFECT FOR A WEEKNIGHT MEAL OR WHEN A RECIPE CALLS FOR COOKED CHICKEN.
For seasoning mixture, combine ingredients in (1-cup) Prep Bowl; mix well. Completely coat outside of chicken with seasoning mixture. Place chicken, breast side up, into baker.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 25-30 minutes or until Digital Pocket Thermometer registers 165°F in thickest part of breast and juices run clear. Remove from microwave. Cover with lid and let stand 10 minutes (temperature will rise to 170°F).
Nutrients per serving:
Calories 490, Total Fat 29 g, Saturated Fat 8 g, Cholesterol 165 mg, Carbohydrate 2 g, Protein 52 g, Sodium 450 mg, Fiber 0 g
1 oz (30 g) Parmesan cheese, grated (about ¼/50 mL cup packed)
2 cups (500 mL) diced grilled chicken breasts
oil for spritzing
Additional grated fresh Parmesan cheese and coarsely ground black pepper (optional)
Spray Deep Covered Baker with olive oil using the Kitchen Spritzer. Add garlic sliced with Garlic Slicer and tomatoes. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 4–5 minutes. Add pasta, broth, wine, salt, and black pepper.
Return baker to microwave; cover and microwave on HIGH 10–12 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring after 5 minutes. Meanwhile, use the Herb Mill to grate basil, reserving 2 tbsp for garnish. Grate the cheese with the Microplane® Adjustable Fine Grater.
Carefully remove the baker from the microwave and remove the lid, lifting it away from you. Add the basil, cheese, and chicken to baker; mix well. Garnish with reserved 2 tbsp basil, additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.
8 servings of about 1 cup, excluding optional ingredients
Nutrients per serving:
Nutrients per serving (about 1 cup, excluding optional ingredient): Calories 240, Total Fat 2.5 g, Saturated Fat .5 g, Cholesterol 25 mg, Carbohydrate 35 g, Protein 17 g, Sodium 450 mg, Fiber 2 g
Additional chicken broth can be substituted for the wine, if desired.
To make this recipe in the Mini Deep Covered Baker, simply divide the ingredients in half and reduce the cook time by 1–2 minutes
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Serves: 4 Prep: 20 min Cook: 50 min
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes;
5 sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes;
1 tbsp. paprika;
2 tbsp. garlic powder;
6 tbsp. hot sauce;
½ cup olive oil or melted ghee;
1 cup bacon, cooked and cut into pieces;
1 cup green onions, sliced;
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste;
Preheat your oven to 400 F.
In a large bowl, combine together the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, hot sauce, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add the sweet potatoes and chicken, and stir to coat.
Empty the bowl into a casserole dish.
Bake in the pre-heated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes.
Add the green onions and bacon to the dish and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes to let all the flavors combine.
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