PANDA EXPRESS MUSHROOM CHICKEN

Panda specific Mushroom fowl with quick sauteed zucchini and mushrooms and tender chicken breast makes a scrumptious short chinese language “takeout” meal you’d be glad to eat each night and that your scale received’t precise it’s revenge for your for it!

Update: over the last year we've got made this recipe the original way and with small variations even as taste trying out against the authentic. lots of Panda explicit visits, plenty of testing (suppose Monica looking to recreate Phoebe’s grandmother’s chocolate chip cookie recipe) and that i assume I’ve gotten to the point in which we can name this a gap on copycat!

PANDA EXPRESS MUSHROOM CHICKEN

Panda specific has been a go to take out lunch for the reason that i used to be a child. Orange fowl, red meat and broccoli and chow mein were my cross-to order until I turned 21 and commenced turning into more privy to my calorie consumption. after I began searching on the nutritional records I felt a touch sick. I had no concept this type of small quantity of orange chicken may want to percent in so much fat and energy.

So I did a bit greater research and you can enjoy Panda express with a ways less fats and energy with the aid of deciding on one of a kind “entrees.” My new visit have become Panda express Mushroom hen, pork and broccoli and steamed greens. I think that clocked in around 60% much less calories! I did pass over the flavor of the orange bird, however to be sincere the mushroom fowl (which I commonly would not have chosen) became delicious!

PANDA EXPRESS MUSHROOM CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into thin bite sized slices
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 ounces crimini mushrooms , sliced (white mushrooms are authentic to the recipe, but I love crimini)
  • 1 medium zucchini , cut in half lengthwise, then in 1/2 inch slices
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • sesame seeds , for garnish (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Toss the chicken with cornstarch.
  2. Heat the canola and sesame oil in the pan.
  3. Add chicken and cook on medium-high until browned on both sides, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  4. Remove chicken from the pan, and turn the heat up to high.
  5. Add in the mushrooms and zucchini and cook until they start to brown.
  6. Add the garlic and ginger and cook/stir for 30 seconds.
  7. Cook for another 2-3 minutes as vegetables soften a little.
  8. Add the chicken back in and stir to coat.
  9. Add in the soy sauce, sugar and rice wine vinegar and stir to coat.
  10. Serve with Perfect Brown Rice

STICKY ORANGE CHICKEN KEBABS

Juicy, soft, flavorful chicken thigh kebabs made on a grill with a sweet and highly spiced orange sauce. those orange bird kebabs are grilled with and then slathered in a scrumptious orange sauce.

Chook thighs are constantly the best part of the bird (now not counting crispy pores and skin, of course.) i'm the primary one to “call dibs” on drumsticks at the vacation dinners and while viable, I pick dark bird meat for my recipes.

STICKY ORANGE CHICKEN KEBABS

These chook kebabs are not any exception to every other delicious meats I’ve grilled, I’d even say that they are more tasty. they are cooked in a scrumptious orange sauce after which, cooked chook meat is slathered with the sticky orange sauce some extra.

Sticky orange sauce is made a touch spicy here and as continually, you may alter the spice degree on your very own choice. i like the combination of sweet and highly spiced flavors with a savory chook. It provides a pleasant taste balance in your taste buds.

STICKY ORANGE CHICKEN KEBABS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless, chicken thigh meat
  • Orange Sauce:
  • Zest from 1 large naval orange
  • Juice from 3 large naval oranges
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder more if you want spicier
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sherry vinegar or wine vinegar
  • 5 Tbsp brown sugar packed
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Take out about 3/4 cup of the mixed sauce and set aside for later.
  2. Chicken thighs in the package usually look like the are rolled, lay out the rolled piece of thigh meat on the cutting board and cut it in three equal pieces. (It's easier to cut and skewer the thigh meat when they are rolled.) You can cut off some of the fat first if you wish.
  3. Add all cut thigh meat to the prepared sauce in the bowl. Mix well and let it marinade while you prepare the coals (15-20 minutes).
  4. Roll up each long thigh meat strip and skewer it onto skewers. (If using wooden skewers, remember to soak them in water for 30 minutes first.) You should be able to fit 5-6 pieces of meat per skewer.
  5. Cook chicken kebabs on the grill, flipping them half way through, until the meat is done.
  6. For the coating sauce: use the sauce that you've set aside. Mix it well and bring to simmer either on the grill or on the stove. If using the grill to heat the sauce, make sure to use a small, thin, metal pot. Cook the sauce, stirring often until it is thickened. Take off heat once thickened.
  7. Generously brush cooked chicken kebabs with cooked orange sauce.

GARLIC BUTTER SKILLET FLANK STEAK OVEN RECIPE

This Flank Steak Oven Recipe is so smooth and perfect for busy weeknights. An affordable flank steak is portioned and cooked fast in a traditional cast iron pan and expanded to eating place pleasant with a short and delicious garlic butter sauce.

This flank steak recipe starts offevolved with a 2 pound flank steak. I normally buy mine from Costco in a two p.c. and freeze the second flank steak to use in my other flank steak recipes Sheet Pan Steak Fajita Recipe or Grilled Carne Asada.

GARLIC BUTTER SKILLET FLANK STEAK OVEN RECIPE

HOW TO COOK DINNER FLANK STEAK
Begin by slicing the flank steak into 4 equal portions. this is a splendid manner to serve an cheaper steak dinner, and it cooks so speedy it’s best even on a busy weeknight!

CAST IRON SKILLET STEAK
For this recipe, use a good old-fashioned cast iron pan. Sear the seasoned flank steaks quickly on both sides, then transfer them to the oven for a very short amount of time to finish cooking. Finally, while the steaks are resting, whip up a delicious pan sauce that will take the steak from simple to restaurant style.

GARLIC BUTTER SKILLET FLANK STEAK OVEN RECIPE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 pound flank steak
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter divided
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine I used chardonnay
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mince garlic and parsley and set aside so they are ready to add to sauce.
  2. Divide flank steak into 4 equal portions, pat dry and season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. 
  3. In a large cast iron pan, heat oil over medium high heat until pan is very hot. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to pan and let melt. Sear steaks on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Place cast iron skillet into oven and cook for another 3 minutes, or until steaks reach 125 degrees on an instant read thermometer. 
  5. Carefully remove cast iron skillet from oven and return to stovetop, handle will be very hot. Remove steaks from pan and set aside to rest, then prepare pan sauce.
  6. Heat skillet over medium low heat, add 1 tablespoon of butter and garlic to skillet and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  7. Add white wine and any juices from resting steak to pan and increase heat to medium high. Bring to boil and let reduce about 5 minutes until slightly thickened, scraping up brown bits from pan as it reduces.
  8. Remove pan from heat, add final tablespoon of butter and freshly chopped parsley to sauce and season with additional slat and pepper as needed. 
  9. Slice flank steak portions against the grain, spoon sauce over slices and serve. 

PECAN PIE FRENCH TOAST

An smooth and truly delicious recipe for in a single day Pecan Pie French Toast! It’s the ideal breakfast or brunch recipe for the holidays!

Permit’s communicate approximately substances. To make this overnight pecan pie french toast you’ll need: french bread, milk, heavy cream, eggs, vanilla, brown sugar, maple syrup, corn syrup, and pecans.

PECAN PIE FRENCH TOAST

You have to be capable of without problems discover all of these components at your local grocery store, and with any luck… you may already have them for your kitchen! The french bread is soaked in a vanilla cream combination overnight which gives incredible flavor and texture.

As soon as it’s soaked overnight you’ll coat your baking dish in butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, and pecans! as the french toast bakes, one facet becomes encrusted with the pecans even as the alternative facet slowly caramelizes… it’s so dreamy!

PECAN PIE FRENCH TOAST

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 6 large eggs plus 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 loaf French bread, cut into 8 slices
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a large bowl combine the milk, cream, eggs, yolks, and vanilla, beat well and set aside. Arrange sliced bread in a large shallow bowl. Pour the liquid mixture over the bread. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, or overnight.

When ready to bake...

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). In a small saucepan over medium heat melt the butter. Remove from heat and whisk in the brown sugar, corn syrup, maple syrup, and pecans.
  2. Spread this mixture evenly across the bottom of a 3 quart casserole dish. Carefully arrange the soaked bread on top. Bake for 35 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes, then serve warm!

GROUND BEEF KEEMA CURRY WITH PEAS AND POTATOES

This Keema Curry is a recipe I’ve made dozens of instances for absolutely everyone i really like – and most of the people i really like. This enormously flavorful ground beef curry with peas and potatoes is the definition of comfort meals, and so easy to make. i'm hoping you’ll fall in love with it as tough as we've got – even the kids agree, it’s the very best Indian consolation food! 

Keema is an Indian floor beef or lamb curry recipe simmered with peas, potatoes, tomatoes, coconut milk, and spices. “Keema” interprets to minced meat (aka floor meat) and the traditional versions are organized with either peas (keema matar) or potatoes (keema aloo) or in the case of this precise recipe, each. 

GROUND BEEF KEEMA CURRY WITH PEAS AND POTATOES

My tackle Keema Curry is an model of this recipe by means of Grace Parisi thru meals and Wine. I first determined this recipe 5 or six years in the past. Our oldest became a infant, and a horrible restaurant companion. Cameron and i missed our favorite Indian eating place like whoah, so I went on a assignment to make and ideal as many eating place-pleasant Indian recipes as possible – and this one has been on rotation ever due to the fact.

HOW TO PREPARE DINNER KEEMA CURRY
This keema curry starts with a base of floor red meat seasoned with garlic, sparkling ginger, curry, garam masala, and turmeric. It’s then simmered with tomato paste, fire roasted tomatoes and coconut milk until rich in each hue and flavor. Creamy roasted yukon gold potatoes, peas, and chopped cilantro are stirred in on the give up. The end result is a hearty beef curry dish this is the pinnacle of smooth comfort food!

GROUND BEEF KEEMA CURRY WITH PEAS AND POTATOES

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 large yukon gold potatoes (about 1 lb) diced into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 large onion diced to 1/2"
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp sea or kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 14-oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 14-oz can full-fat unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 c frozen baby peas
  • 2 tbsp cilantro plus additional for serving
  • lime juice to taste, for serving
  • rice or naan for serving

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat the oven to 425°F. Toss the potatoes with olive oil and spread onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and roast until tender and golden browned, stirring once halfway through, 25-30 minutes.
  2. Heat a dutch oven over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and cook, stirring frequently to break up the pieces, until no longer pink, 6-7 minutes.
  3. Add the onion, ginger, and garlic. Sautee, stirring frequently, until the onion softens and turns translucent, 5 minutes.
  4. Add the salt, pepper, curry powder, garam masala, turmeric, and tomato paste. Stir until the spices are fragrant and the tomato paste is worked into the beef, about 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes and coconut milk and give everything a good stir. Bring the liquid to a boil, then reduce to medium low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the curry thickens and the color turns a deep golden orange, 10 minutes.
  6. Stir in the frozen baby peas and roasted potatoes. Simmer until the peas are warmed through, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro.
  7. Ladle into serving bowls over your base of choice (rice, naan or other, see post notes), sprinkle with lime juice and cilantro, and serve immediately. Leftovers can be stored in a tightly sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week, or frozen in an airtight container for up to 2 months. See posts notes regarding best practices for freezing. 

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