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Dine-At-Home One Month Challenge

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[Oct. 4th, 2005|05:00 pm]
Dine-At-Home One Month Challenge

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[indigo_angel]
Ok... so my friends know that I'm an italian and chinese food person. So I'm always looking for ways to make these at home, and I've come up with a few recipes that seem to work. (Also a big kitchen experimenter)

Sweet and Sour Chicken:

1/2 - 1 bell pepper (any color will do)
1/4 c brown sugar
1 Can of pineapple rings
1 pound chicken tenders or breasts
2 splashes of rice wine vinegar
3-4 splashes of soy sauce

Slice pepper into strips, place in large bowl, cut chicken into medium size chunks, cut pineapple rings in half. Mix into bowl with half can of pineapple juice, vinegar, and soy sauce. Marinate in fridge for about an hour to two hours then put in a pan over medium heat, cover, and leave until chicken is done all the way through. The chicken pretty much steams itself, and it tastes DELICIOUS! :)

"Fried" Rice

Really more of sauteed rice, I put just enough "I can't believe it's not butter" in for flavor, mixed in with just enough oil to moisten the bottom of the pan add a couple shakes of sesame seeds, some splashes of soy sauce, some onion powder and fresh or powedered garlic and heat up. Throw in some cold white or brown rice, and sautee it super quick. You can add more butter or butter substitute to taste, egg, frozen carrots and peas, beef, chicken, turkey... pretty much anything you want :)


Tommorrow... chicken parmegian... :)
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[User Picture]From: agoodsamaritan
2005-10-05 12:49 am (UTC)

Oooh!!

That sounds like a great way to do Sweet and Sour Chicken!! I asked livinganthology the other day how I could make fried rice. I was trying to find a good way to do it online and didn't have much luck...and there was your post! Thank you!
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[User Picture]From: indigo_angel
2005-10-05 12:55 am (UTC)

Re: Oooh!!

no problem :) stay tuned for more experimental recipes from Chef Emily
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[User Picture]From: livinganthology
2005-10-05 01:17 am (UTC)

Re: Oooh!!

Yummy!

I live for Italian food! It's the only ethnic food I feel like I can accurately reproduce. I am eagerly awating your recipes!
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