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Asian Poached Chicken Salad with Pineapple

This Asian Poached Chicken Salad with crushed pineapple has a simple Vietnamese style dressing and can be served in lettuce cups or as a salad. The sweetness of the pineapple is subtle and is a great way to use up leftover crushed pineapple! I love chicken salads. They are a great use for any leftover …

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Vietnamese Chicken with Vinegar and Lemongrass

Vietnamese Chicken with Vinegar and Lemongrass is quickly stir fried and can be served over rice, in a bowl or with lettuce. This peppery, tangy garlic chicken is so good I wouldn’t be surprised if it ended up in your regular rotation! Passover still has a few days to go but I’m already thinking ahead. …

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Chili and Coconut Chicken Peruvian Style

This braised chili and coconut chicken Peruvian style, with the flavors of  aji amarillo chilies and coconut is an outstanding dish that’s full of complex flavor. Slightly spicy and slightly sweet it tastes like you’ve been working all day but the secret is the actual active time is only 20 minutes. Made with squash and …

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Chicken Shawarma – Oven Baked and Lightly Grilled

Chicken Shawarma should always be in the fridge. Perfect on rice, in pitas, on salad…this lemony garlic pepper chicken is pretty awesome stuff! Chicken Shawarma just might be the original lemon pepper chicken. Chicken Shawarma marinade consists of lemon, garlic and pepper with a few other herbs and spices thrown in. It tastes divine and …

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Grilled Shrimp and Melon Salad with a Smoky Sweet Vinaigrette and #SchramsbergRose

“This special grilled shrimp and melon summer salad with is easily made. Feel free to substitute fruits and spices and make this your own. This smoky and sweet vinaigrette with a hint of spice will become a quick favorite!” I hesitate to say that not much has happened since my sudden departure which kept me …

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo YaYa

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo YaYa starts with a roux and the holy trinity of celery, onions and green peppers. Throw in some spicy smoked sausage and boiled or roast chicken and you’ve got yourself a party. Pass the Tabasco, please. I’m sure I’ve mentioned that Manservant has roots in Mississippi, just down the road from …

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