Sunday, May 20, 2012

Pampered chef Smothered Chicken with Garlic

Smothered Chicken with Garlic

3  tbsp (45 mL) fresh rosemary or 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried rosemary, divided
1/2  tsp (2 mL) paprika
1/2  tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4  tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper
1  whole chicken (about 4 lb/1.8 kg)
1  lemon, cut into quarters
1  tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
4 cloves or as much as you want
1.Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly spray Deep Covered Baker with oil. Combine half of the rosemary with paprika, salt and black pepper in small bowl; set aside. Remove and discard giblets and neck from chicken cavity. Rinse chicken with cold water; pat dry with paper towels. Trim excess fat, if necessary. Place lemon quarters and remaining rosemary inside cavity of chicken. Tie ends of legs together with cotton string. Lift wing tips up toward neck, then tuck under back of chicken. Place chicken breast side up into baker.
2.Brush outside of chicken with oil; coat completely with seasoning mixture. Arrange garlic around chicken. Bake, covered, 60 minutes. Carefully remove lid and continue roasting 25-35 minutes or until Pocket Thermometer registers 180°F (82°C) in thickest part of thigh and juices run clear. Remove chicken from baker; let stand 10 minutes before carving. Remove garlic from drippings; serve with chicken.
Yield: 4 servings

WW points = 4 pts for 3 ozs

Nutrients per serving: Calories 600, Total Fat 35 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 180 mg, Carbohydrate 11 g, Protein 58 g, Sodium 470 mg, Fiber 1 g 

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Easy Chicken Curry

an easy curry that is not hot just right!

Prepare rice as desired  (1 ½ cups for 3 people)
4 chicken breast diced
1 onion
2 cups of mushrooms
2 cups of frozen peas (thawed)
¾ of a green pepper
clove of garlic crushed
1 can condensed cream of chicken soup mixed with 1/2 can milk
2 tsp curry pwder mixed into soup

start by sauteing onions inpan with a little oil and butter.
Add green onions, mushrooms, garlic when onions are clear
Cook chicken in a separate pan with some oil and butter till cooked (slightly brown)
Add veggies to chicken
Add soup with curry powder stirred in.
Let simmer on low (it will stick so watch) for 10-25 min

Serve over Rice
Makes enough for 4

Weight Watcher 2 Point Ideas

  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 cup of juice
  • 6 saltine crackers
  • 1 cheese string
  • 6 vinta crackers (square ones)
  • 1 bag of nativa (shoppers) baby choc cookies
  • 1 package of Pringles stix any flavour
  • 4 twizzlers
  • Kashi Granola Bars
  • 1 bag of Thinsations chocolate covered Pretzels