Monday, October 3, 2016

Weekend Round-Up Part Two

Best New Recipe Finds
Chicken Broccoli Sweet Potato Sheet Pan Dinner
Cook's notes:A healthy easy dinner that makes clean up a breeze using just one sheet pan.
Shrimp Scampi Tacos
Cook's notes: A unique twist on a shrimp taco – shrimp sauteed with butter and lemon juice topped with Caesar salad slaw, so fresh and light and takes only 20 minutes to prepare. Each taco 10 Smart Points 307 calories
Cook's notes: A twist to apple slab pie by adding a crumb topping. Great dessert for a crowd.
Sheet Pan Asian Stir Fry 
Cook's notes: No wok is needed for this recipe. Get the same stir fry flavor but using a sheet pan and ingredients are oven roasted. Recipe adapted from and serves 3.
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup carrots, diced 
  • 1/2 cup each diced red and yellow pepper
  • 1 cup Roma tomatoes, diced  
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas (stringless) 
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup green onions, diced
  • 1/2 orange slices quartered
Sauce Ingredients: 
  • 3 TB. reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 TB. oyster sauce
  • 1 TB. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 TB. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 TB. freshly grated ginger or 1/2 tsp. dried ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha, optional
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees, Cover a sheet pan with parchment paper.  
  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, cornstarch and Sriracha, if using; set aside.
  • Place chicken, carrots and bell peppers in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Stir in 1/2 of the soy sauce mixture and gently toss to combine.
  • Place into oven and bake for 10 minutes. Stir in broccoli, tomatoes, snow peas and remaining soy sauce mixture. Bake 10 minutes more or until chicken is cooked through. Do not overbake or chicken will be too dry. 
  • Serve immediately, garnish with sesame seeds.

Best Quote of the Week
Even if something is left undone,
everyone must take time to sit still
and watch the leaves turn
by Elizabeth Lawrence

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