Times are tough. We’re all pinching pennies to stretch our grocery budgets. Here are three popular and delicious chicken recipes to help you keep more of your hard earned money:
Chicken Parmesan: Is a classic Italian-American dish consisting of breaded and fried chicken cutlets smothered in marinara sauce with melted mozzarella cheese. It is usually served over a bed of pasta.
A simple recipe for even the amateur cook: Pound chicken breasts to an even thickness, season with salt and pepper, and coat with flour, then egg-wash, and cover in breadcrumbs. Fry the chicken cutlets in oil until golden brown and crispy. Pour your favorite marinara sauce over the chicken, top with shredded mozzarella cheese, and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve with your choice of pasta.
Chicken Tikka Masala: This is an Indian dish made by marinating chicken in a spiced yogurt mixture and then grilling or baking it. The chicken is then simmered in a creamy tomato-based sauce.
A good recipe: Marinate chicken breast pieces in a mixture of yogurt, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder for a few hours. Grill or bake the chicken until cooked through. In a separate pan, sauté onions and garlic until soft, then add tomato puree, cream, and garam masala. Simmer the sauce for a few minutes, then add the cooked chicken and simmer for another 10-15 minutes. Serve with rice and naan bread.
Chicken Fajitas: This Mexican dish is made with sautéed strips of chicken breast, bell peppers, and onions, served with tortillas and toppings such as sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.
Try this recipe: Slice chicken breast into thin strips, season with chili powder, cumin, and salt, and sauté in oil until cooked through. Add sliced bell peppers and onions to the pan and cook until softened. Serve the chicken and veggies with warm tortillas and your choice of toppings.
These three chicken recipes are all tasty and easy to make, and they offer a variety of flavors and cuisines.