Monday, February 23, 2009

Almond Chicken


1/2 cup sliced raw almonds
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
ground sea salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 lb chicken breast
1/2 tsp dried rosemary leaves
1/2 cup dry white wine

Saute almonds in butter until golden brown. Approximately 4 minutes. Remove almonds and set aside. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in shallow bowl. Flatten chicken between wax paper with meat hammer. Dust flattened chicken with flour mixture. Stir rosemary into butter left on skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to butter mixture and brown the chicken on both sides. Stir in wine. Cook 5 to 10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. Stir almonds into mixture. Cook 1 minute. Serve with almonds over chicken.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Lemon Pepper Tilapia

Dinner for Two:


3 tilapia fillets
olive oil
half a lemon
lemon pepper seasoning
dried parsley flakes
garlic powder

Trader Joe's Basmati Rice Medley

Steamed Broccoli or green beans

Preheat oven to broil. Start cooking rice as directed on package. Place tilapia in oven safe dish. Rub olive oil over fish fillets. Generously sprinkle lemon pepper seasoning, parsley flakes, and garlic powder over fillets. Squeeze juice from half a lemon over fillets. Broil for 8 minutes. Serve fish over the rice and with a side of steamed vegetables. Enjoy!

Ginger Glazed Salmon


Two Salmon Fillets
4 Tbsp dark soy sauce
2 Tbsp honey
4 Tbsp minced fresh ginger

Preheat oven to broil. Rub 2 Tbsp dark soy sauce and 1 Tbsp honey on one salmon fillet. Top with 2 Tbsp minced fresh ginger. Repeat with other salmon fillet. Broil salmon for 13 minutes. Enjoy!