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Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

Ingredients
2 cans (13.66 ounces each) coconut milk
1/3 to 1/2 cup red curry paste
1 package (8.8 ounces) thin rice noodles
2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons fish sauce or soy sauce
3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
1-1/2 cups shredded cabbage
1-1/2 cups shredded carrots
3/4 cup bean sprouts
Fresh basil and cilantro leaves

Directions
In a Dutch oven, bring coconut milk to a boil. Cook, uncovered, 10-12 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 3 cups. Stir in curry paste until completely dissolved.

Meanwhile, prepare noodles according to package directions.

Add broth, brown sugar, fish sauce and garlic salt to curry mixture; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken; heat through.

Drain noodles; divide among six large soup bowls. Ladle soup over noodles; top servings with vegetables, basil and cilantro. Yield: 6 servings.

Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste.

Recipe found here: Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

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Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice

Ingredients
1 package (12 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
4 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
3 packages (8.8 ounces each) ready-to-serve garden vegetable rice
1 rotisserie chicken, skin removed, shredded
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions
Prepare frozen vegetables according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Pour in eggs; cook and stir until eggs are thickened and no liquid egg remains. Remove from pan.

In same skillet, heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil and remaining olive oil over medium-high heat. Add rice; cook and stir 10-12 minutes or until rice begins to brown.

Stir in chicken, salt and pepper. Add eggs and vegetables; heat through, breaking eggs into small pieces and stirring to combine. Drizzle with remaining sesame oil. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice

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Chicken and Swiss Stuffing Bake

Ingredients
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 cup whole milk
1 package (6 ounces) stuffing mix
2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
2 cups fresh broccoli florets, cooked
2 celery ribs, finely chopped
1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese, divided

Directions
In a large bowl, combine soup and milk until blended. Add the stuffing mix with contents of seasoning packet, chicken, broccoli, celery and 1 cup cheese. Transfer to a greased 13×9-in. baking dish.

Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Freeze option: Sprinkle remaining cheese over unbaked casserole. Cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 375°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in center to read 165°. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Chicken and Swiss Stuffing Bake

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Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Ingredients
1 tub (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup milk
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, peas), thawed
1 can (12 oz.) refrigerated biscuits (10 biscuits)
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA

Directions
Heat oven to 375°F.

Mix cream cheese spread, milk and garlic in medium bowl until blended. Add chicken and vegetables; mix well.

Separate biscuits. Press 1 biscuit onto bottom and up side of each of 10 muffin pan cups sprayed with cooking spray. Fill with chicken mixture; top with shredded cheese.

Bake 20 to 22 min. or until biscuits are golden brown. Cool in pan 5 min. before removing from pan to serve.

Recipe found here: Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies

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Lime Chicken Tacos

Ingredients
1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 cup chunky salsa
12 fat-free flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
Sour cream, pickled onions, shredded lettuce, and shredded cheddar or cotija cheese, optional

Directions
Place chicken in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine lime juice and chili powder; pour over chicken. Cook, covered, on low until chicken is tender, 5-6 hours.

Remove chicken. When cool enough to handle, shred meat with two forks; return to slow cooker. Stir in corn and salsa. Cook, covered, on low until heated through, about 30 minutes. Place filling on tortillas; if desired, serve with sour cream, pickled onions, lettuce and cheese. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Lime Chicken Tacos

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Ginger-Cashew Chicken Salad

Ingredients
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup molasses
1/3 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
SALAD:
8 ounces fresh baby spinach (about 10 cups)
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup shredded red cabbage
2 medium carrots, shredded
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 cups chow mein noodles
3/4 cup salted cashews, toasted
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

Directions
In a small bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients until blended. Pour 3/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 3 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.

Preheat broiler. Drain chicken, discarding marinade in bag. Place chicken in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Broil 4-6 in. from heat 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Cut chicken into strips.

Place spinach on a serving platter. Arrange chicken, oranges, cabbage, carrots and green onions. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles, cashews and sesame seeds. Stir reserved molasses mixture; drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.

Editor’s Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Recipe found here: Ginger-Cashew Chicken Salad

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Greek-Style Lemon-Garlic Chicken

Ingredients
8 medium Yukon Gold potatoes (about 3 pounds)
1 cup pitted Greek olives
8 bone-in chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

Directions
Preheat oven to 375°. Scrub potatoes; cut each into eight wedges and place in a shallow roasting pan. Top with olives and chicken. In a small bowl, whisk oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, oregano and pepper until blended. Drizzle over chicken and potatoes. Pour chicken broth around chicken into pan.

Bake, uncovered, 60-70 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°-175° and potatoes are tender. Serve with pan juices. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Greek-Style Lemon-Garlic Chicken

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