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Chicken Fried Rice


Chicken fried rice……………Just want to share you one of my fried rice collection. Everytime I make a fried rice, I always re-use any leftover food. Well, instead of re-heating them as is, why not create a recipe out of it. This simple fried rice is more exciting to eat than a microwaved leftover rice. What do you think? Make sense?…………..

Ingredients:

  • Leftover rice
  • 3 cloves chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • left over fried chicken – cut
  • some onion leeks
  • 3 pcs beaten eggs

Procedures:

  • In a non-stcik pan, scramble egg in little olive oil set aside. should be runny.
  • In the same pan, saute galic in little olive oil, add in rice and leftover chicken and scramble egg
  • seasoned with salt and add in onion leeks.
  • Serve hot

Wicked Wings


Chicken Wings………who can say no to a simple fried chicken, well I cant! This is my version of kfc’s wicked wings. My recipe has a twist of spicy and salty. Yuummmm haaaa!!!!!

Ingredients:

– 1 kilo chicken wings or nibbles
– 1 cup flour
– salt, pepper, cayenne, egg and milk powder
– oil for frying

Procedures:

In a deep frying pan, heat oil and fry chicken until golden brown. You can served with gravy or a just a ketsup…. Enjoy!!!!!

Curry Fried Chicken


Curry……..I got this recipe from a magazine (forgot the title) while I am waiting for my daughters swimming lesson.  I am very intrigue because usually curry comes with a lots of sauces.  So when I got home, I am very eager to try it since I am planning for a chicken dish. It is really nice, the flavour is compact and  it is best with chips. So I have an instant curry chicken and chips……………..Did you know that curry powder is actually a mixture of many number of spices, one main spice in most curry powders is turmeric. This is the spice that gives curry it’s yellow color and is also responsible, at least in part, for some of the health benefits of curried dishes. They said turmeric is 8 times stronger than vitamin  C and helps boost our immunity, maintains good cholesterol level and lastly, put brakes your aging….

Ingredients: good for 3 to 4 persons

  • oil for frying
  • 6 pcs chicken thighs
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tbsp mild curry powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed

Procedures:

  • in a container, place chicken and rubbed with garlic, salt & pepper, curry powder and coconut cream. marinate for about 1 hour.
  • In a frying pan or deep fryer, fry chicken wings until golden brown.
  • serve with steamed rice and hot sauce
  • enjoy!!

Chicken Fingers in lemon butter sauce


chicken fingers…………Who would say lemon butter sauce is only great for fish such as grilled salmon, blue marlin and fish fillets. It is also great with chicken. Again this recipe is made banquet style. For recap, I worked before in a very busy buffet restaurants where every meat is being fried – flour coated and salt seasoned meat such as chicken, pork and fish. The only thing will be different is in the sauces. The chef just tossed the sauce and select from these fried meat dishes. This one is a flour coated chicken fingers served with a lemon butter sauce………………….Did you know that lemon butter sauce is mainly made with butter and lemon itself. Butter is a great source of Vitamins E and K.  Butter is also an anti-oxidants that protect against free radical damage and anti-oxidants that protect against weakening arteries. Lemon – believed to lowers blood pressure and increases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol). Lemon is found to be anti-carcinogenic which lower the rates of colon, prostate, and breast cancer.

Ingredients: serves 3-4 persons

Chicken breading mix

  • 300 gms chicken meat (tenderize and cut strips approx 1 inch long)
  • 1 cup flour for breading
  • 1 pc egg
  • salt & pepper
  • oil for frying

* coat chicken meat with flour then dip to egg then dip to flour again, fry until golden brown.

lemon butter sauce:

  • 1/4 cup lemon squeeze
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp chicken powder

procedures:

  • In a little sauce pan, heat butter and stir with lemon. do not boil just heated. then seasoned with salt and pepper and sprinkle with chopped parsley and chicken powder.
  • You can toss with chicken serve on the side.

Salt and Pepper Chicken


Salt and Pepper Fried Chicken……………This is the simplest way to cook a very flavourful fried chicken. I remember when I was in Manila, on my boss house, there is an agent who is selling a “salad master cookware”, One of her demonstration is to cook a fried chicken without using an oil. She just seasoned the chicken with salt and pepper and place in a covered salad master cookware and cooked for 15 minutes on low heat setting and that’s it. You had a very flavourful and simple fried chicken. Accompanied by the fried chicken is our favorite coriander salad. You may noticed that most of my fried dishes here are always comes with a side salad made of coriander, tomato, onions, chillies  and fish sauce……………………………Did you know that chicken is a very good source of protein which helps keeps immune system healthy. Meat, poultry and fish are high in quality protein. Chicken provides this mineral which works by producing cells to support the immune system and increase energy. ………..

Ingredients: Serves 4-6 persons

  • 12 pcs chicken legs
  • oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp ground pepper
Coriander Salad:
  • 2 pcs tomatoes quartered
  • 1 medium onions sliced
  • 1 bunch of coriander sliced
  • 2 tbp fish sauce
  • 5 pcs chopped chillies optional

Procedures:

  • In a mixing bowl, season chicken with salt and pepper and rub evenly.
  • In a frying pan, heat oil and fried chicken until brown.
  • Enjoy and serve hot!!

Fried Rice with Chicken Schnitzel


fried rice………..There are hundred ways to enjoy your fried rice. You can cook it with bacon, shrimp or sometimes you can cook it with your left over meals. This one, I cook it with our leftover omelette. I will tell you the little story, I have a Chef trainee. The order from the docket is an omellette with salmon and brie cheese. But he made a bacon and vegetable one. It was truly out of no where order. So instead of wasting the food, I decided to mix it with my rice and grab some chicken schnitzel. And It serves as my big big lunch for the day…How about you guys? What do you do with your leftover meals?……………..Did you know that 50 percent of fat found in bacon is monounsaturated fat? That is the good fat that can help you lower bad cholesterol. Bacon’s monounsaturated fat is “oleic acid”. The same “healthy” fat find in an olive oil.  Hard to believe it, but its true. One of the knockdown against bacon is its nitrate compounds that used to preserve the meat. However, this compound causing cancer are only found in overcooked bacon. But don’t worry, by drinking  juices with lots of vitamin C and E inhibit the conversions of nitrate in our stomachs. Can you resist a fried bacon on your breakfast?……….

Ingredients: Good for sharing

  • 2 cups rice
  • leftover omelette (made with bacon, onions and veggies)
  • 3 pcs Schnitzel (fried breaded chicken)
  • Oil for frying.

Procedures:

  • In a pan, heat a little oil and stir fry rice and omelette. stir well until rice and omelets are well mix. Set aside
  • Meanwhile, In a frying pan, heal oil and fry chicken schnitzel until golden brown
  • Serve hot.
  • Enjoy! 
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KFC (Kids Fried Chicken)


This is my version of KFC(kids fried chicken)…………..I want to reveal the 11 secret herbs and spices since I worked in Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant for two years while I am studying. Yes, I did full-time job and full-time study at the same time. I go to school in the morning from 7am to 2pm and start to work at 3-12pm daily. I did that for 4 years. It’s a really busy life that I missed a lot of teens activities…..Oooooopppsss!! enough of my college life, let’s go back to the KFC’s secret recipe. Are you ready?….I can only name 4 because the remaining 7 ingredients was in a foil pack that doesn’t have a label. The 4 ingredients are flour, salt, pepper, milk and egg powder. Believen me minus the 7 recipe,  it taste almost like the KFC’s chicken. and for an added bonus, I will teach you how to make the gravy, KFC style………………Did you know that chicken drumsticks boasts a positive nutritional profile. It is high in protein, low in fat and cholesterol, and contains zero carbs, making it a winning choice for healthy eating. but a little warning for you guy, deep frying may absorbed lots of oil and fat. Excessive eating of fried dishes may lead you to obesity. ……

Ingredients: serves 3-4 persons

  • 10 pieces chicken drumsticks
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk powder
  • oil for frying
Procedures:
  • In a container with cover, combine all ingredient together except chicken, mix well.
  • Then Dip chicken in the flour mixture and cover. shake well allowing the chicken to absorb the flour mixture.
  • In a deep frying pan, heat oil and fry chicken. If you want to get the tenderness of the chicken. cover the frying pan. If you want it to be crispy, don’t cover it.
  • fry for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain deep fryer oil and save dripping or crackling.(the cooked flour)
Gravy:
  • drippings or crackling(cooked flour)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup flour dissolve in 1/2 cup water
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp seasoning soy sauce(optional)
* in a pan, boil 1 cup of water and add cracklings. boil and stir in dissolved flour. adjust your taste by adding salt and pepper. if you want your gravy a little darker, you can add seasoning soy sauce. Depending on your desired texture, add the remaining 1 cup of water little by little.
Enjoy!!!!

Nanay’s Fried Chicken


Just a simple fried chicken that reminds me of my mom’s home cooking…The magic of a mother cooking for her kids – in tagalog(luto ni nanay)…It’s so traditional that was composed of only salt & pepper, garlic and rubbed by soy sauce and cooked with lots of love!!!…Did you know that chicken wings are relatively high in protein. Fried wings are relatively low in cholesterol. Without batter(flour coating), they are free of carbohydrates. Chicken wings also contain potassium and iron. Just be careful, eating fried foods on a regular basis is directly linked to obesity…

Ingredients: good for 3-4 persons

  • oil for frying
  • 8 pcs chicken wings
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • lots of love

Procedures:

  • in a container, place chicken and rubbed with garlic, salt & pepper and soy sauce. marinate for about 15 minutes to 1 hour.
  • In a frying pan or deep fryer, fry chicken wings until golden brown.
  • serve with tomato sauce or sinamak(vinegar, garlic, chillies)
  • enjoy!! 

Chicksilog


Chicken Sinangag at Itlog….this dish is a member of the “SILOG FAMILY”…to name some, we have Tapsilog,(beef), Longsilog(sausage) Hotsilog(hotdogs), daingsilog(fish) and tocilog(sweetpork)….a popular breakfast in the philippines. This is also our favorite meals during our college days. It is cheaper than having some ala carte dishes.

Did you know that Chicken legs and thighs supply more zinc than any other parts of a chicken. Zinc plays a key role in cell growth and division. In this capacity, Zinc helps your body to heal itself when you are injured.

Prep time: 5 mins / Cooking time: 10 mins/ 1 serving

In the plate:

  • 1 pc Chicken leg and thigh(seasoned with salt & pepper and little soy sauce)
  • 1 cup Garlic rice
  • 1 pc Fried egg

Procedure:

  • in a frying pan, deep fried chicken for 8-12 minutes or until cooked
  • Garlic rice – heal oil in a pan, place chopped garlic , a cup of cooked rice seasoned with salt
  • in  a teflon pan, fry an egg on a low heat.

Enjoy!!!!

 

 

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