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Amazing Chicken Recipes You Don’t Really Want To Miss!

Are you thinking about roasting a whole chicken this weekend? While that is a splendid idea, there’s much more you can do. For starters, you could dig out your slow cooker that’s been hiding all summer. Feel the need to hold a handle? There’s plenty of pan/skillet recipes that you could be trying out. I’m […]

Chicken Lollipop Dippers From Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics

As you may know, Jamie Oliver has a new book out – Super Food Family Classics. It’s currently a best seller on Amazon. While that may seem good news for Jamie, he recently became a Dad again with his fifth child which I’m sure surpasses the cookbook’s success by a long way! In the video above, Jamie shows us to […]

Bird in a Basket

This intriguingly named recipe for bird in a basket comes from Michelin starred chef Andy McLeish who is head chef at Chapter One in Kent. Bird in a basket is simply chicken drumsticks on a bed of home-made coleslaw (which looks like a basket!) – a great recipe to get the kids involved with because […]

Chilli Jam Chicken

When I was younger my Mum used to make the best chicken dish – chicken breasts coated with peanut butter and then rolled in crushed cornflakes. Sounds weird but my god they were delicious. I have no idea where she came up with that one! So I looked up some alternative chicken recipe ideas and […]

This could be the best thing for left over chicken – ever!

Today’s inspiration comes from the Orgasmic Chef, a great site with many lovely ideas. After taking a look, the one recipe that stood out for me, and hopefully will for you too, is Chicken and Brie Puff Pastry Parcels. I love chicken and brie… How good does it sound? This is just for the gravy part […]

Quick & easy chicken enchiladas

Fancy a quick and easy supper suggestion? Then why not try this recipe for chicken enchiladas which is rich in fibre and has that tex-mex flavouring which I for one absolutely love! The recipe comes from Waitrose and can be ready in 35 minutes which is great if you have a busy schedule. The combination […]

Smashed avacado with crispy chicken

I refuse to come to terms with the fact it’s almost September and that horrible feeling of autumn being just around the corner. It’s still the summer so let’s celebrate with this wonderful recipe for smashed avacado with crispy chicken, pickled onions and tortillas. This recipe is both colourful and flavourful and is great for picnics, […]

Chicken & basil stew – for when you want more than a salad

If you have been out all day enjoying the summer sunshine then you may want something more than a salad. As this recipe is a one-pot-wonder you won’t have to spend hours preparing or cleaning up. Potatoes are part of the recipe but to keep it light, serve with fresh crusty bread. To get the […]

Crispy chicken with tomato & asparagus

Well what a swelteringly hot day it’s been here in the UK today! Far too hot to be slaving over a hot stove or preparing a lengthy meal for lunch or supper. Therefore why not try out this quick recipe, which is also gluten free, from Jamie Oliver for crispy chicken with tomato and asparagus? You […]

Chicken and chorizo jambalaya

Time for something a little spicy today with this recipe for chicken and chorizo jambalaya. I have certainly heard of jambalaya but wasn’t sure exactly what it meant. Well, for those of you who would like to know… Jambalaya is a Louisiana Creole dish of Spanish and French influence. Jambalaya originated in the Caribbean Islands. The Spanish […]