Poultry Recipes

We eat a lot of chicken in our house. One our favorite weeknight meals is a simple roasted chicken recipe with potatoes and vegetables. My oldest daughter’s favorite is chicken Marsala. My youngest daughter loves chicken Parmesan. When I started the reluctantgourmet.com website over 20 years ago, one of the first cooking techniques I learned was how to saute chicken breasts. I knew if I could master this technique, I could make dozens of chicken recipes by changing around some of the ingredients and making various pan sauces. Many of those recipes you’ll find here.

And let’s not forget about my duck and turkey recipes. I love duck but don’t cook it enough. I’ll be working on my duck recipes and techniques to prepare it at home.

And then there is Thanksgiving where turkey rules. Be sure to read my article on how to deconstruct a turkey. You’ll never serve dried out turkey again.

 

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Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sherry Cream Sauce Recipe

August 4, 2017 0 Comments
Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sherry Cream Sauce Recipe

Pan Fried Nut Encrusted Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sherry Cream Sauce I sometimes think of boneless, skinless chicken breasts as a blank canvas to experiment with different cooking techniques, ingredients to incorporate into the cooking and sauces to serve with them. Here is a great example of this. There are lots of ways to […]

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Greek Style Turkey Burgers Recipe

July 23, 2017 0 Comments
Greek Style Turkey Burgers Recipe

  How to Make Greek Style Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce This week my oldest daughter Nell and I were on our own. My wife and youngest daughter were heading to Salt Lake City before heading up to Wyoming for a wedding. Nell and I dined out a couple of times but she said she […]

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Panko and Pesto Coated Chicken Breasts Recipe

May 11, 2017 0 Comments
Panko and Pesto Coated Chicken Breasts Recipe

How to Prepare Chicken Breasts Coated with Pesto, Panko and Cheese Last night I made this dish from Hello Fresh for my daughter and myself that was so good, I had to share it with you. Hello Fresh is one of those services similar to Blue Apron that sends you ingredients plus a recipe for […]

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Award Winning Chicken Andouille Gumbo Recipe

March 27, 2017 4 Comments
Award Winning Chicken Andouille Gumbo Recipe

Julia Wright’s Gumbo Cook Off Winner Julia is a home cook from the Pacific Northwest, just east of Seattle, in what she calls “Microsoft Land”.  Julia is also a member of my Facebook group, What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night, where our group shares meals they’ve prepared the night before giving us all ideas […]

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Turkey Cranberry Wreath Recipe

January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Turkey Cranberry Wreath Recipe

A Wreath For Eating, Not Hanging On Your Front Door Every year we can count on at least one invitation to a holiday season potluck dinner.  This gives me the opportunity to make my super easy and seasonally festive turkey cranberry wreath……not for hanging on the door, but for consumption. My copy of the recipe […]

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How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

November 17, 2016 8 Comments
How to Sous Vide Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make a Great Hard Boiled Egg That Peels Easily If you like hard boiled eggs made the classic way, you are going to love the results you’ll get by preparing them sous vide.  Sous vide means “under vacuum” in French and is a cooking technique in which you vacuum-seal ingredients in plastic bags, […]

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Low Cal Chicken Thighs with Cole Slaw Recipe

August 31, 2015 0 Comments
Low Cal Chicken Thighs with Cole Slaw Recipe

How to Prepare An Extremely Low Calorie Chicken Thighs and Cole Slaw Dinner? This week I started a new diet called The 5:2 Diet where you eat normally for 5 days a week and eat extremely low calorie meals on the other 2 days. The goal for me is to eat a total of 600 […]

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Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

March 3, 2015 2 Comments
Spicy Braised Chicken Recipe

Korean Braised Chicken Thighs with Root Vegetables Let me state from the start: this dish is spicy!  It made me flush while eating it but most spicy foods make me flush a little. I didn’t think the kids would enjoy it because of the spiciness but both did. My youngest daughter Maddie had a bad […]

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Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Over Quinoa Recipe

September 18, 2014 2 Comments
Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Over Quinoa Recipe

 Pan Seared Chicken Breasts Served Over White Quinoa with Dried Cherries, Pistachios and Goat Cheese Last night we prepared pan seared chicken breasts and served them over a most delicious white quinoa salad prepared with dried cherries, toasted pistachios and fresh goat cheese. It’s the quinoa salad that makes this meal so special. Yes, you […]

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Pollo Guisado Recipe

December 25, 2013 0 Comments
Pollo Guisado Recipe

  Pollo Guisado Otherwise Known As Braised Chicken We are celebrating the Christmas holidays in the Dominican Republic in a town called  Cabarete. It’s Christmas Eve and we treated ourselves by hiring local Chef Catalino along with his wife to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner so we can enjoy the island and still be home […]

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