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Wild Rice Chicken Dinner

Wild Rice Chicken Dinner

Ingredients
2 packages (8.8 ounces each) ready-to-serve long grain and wild rice
2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen French-style green beans, thawed
2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
2 cans (8 ounces each) sliced water chestnuts, drained
2/3 cup chopped onion
2 jars (4 ounces each) sliced pimientos, drained
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup 2% milk
1 teaspoon pepper
6 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 cup slivered almonds, divided

Directions
Heat rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, combine the green beans, soup, water chestnuts, onion, pimientos, mayonnaise, milk and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and rice; cook 3-4 minutes longer or until chicken is heated through.

Transfer half of the mixture to a serving dish; sprinkle with 1/2 cup almonds. Serve immediately. Pour the remaining mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; cool. Sprinkle with remaining almonds. Cover and freeze for up to 3 months.

To use frozen casserole: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Cover and bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 casseroles (6-8 servings each).

Recipe found here: Wild Rice Chicken Dinner

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon Thai chili sauce
1 garlic clove, chopped
3 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro

CHICKEN SALAD:
2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
1 small sweet red pepper, diced
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/2 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped, divided
6 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves

Directions
In a blender, combine the first 10 ingredients. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream; stir in cilantro. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the chicken, red pepper, onions, carrot and 1/4 cup peanuts. Add dressing and toss to coat. Divide among lettuce leaves; sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Fold lettuce over filling. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Corn Bread-Topped Chicken Chili

Corn Bread-Topped Chicken Chili

Ingredients
1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe black olives, drained
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed and drained
1 cup tomato juice
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 cup cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup 2% milk

Directions
In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients. In a large skillet, saute onion and red pepper in 1 tablespoon oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Transfer to slow cooker. In a small bowl, toss chicken with cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon salt; stir into bean mixture. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender.

In a small bowl, combine the cornmeal, baking powder, baking soda and remaining salt. Stir in milk and remaining oil. Drop by tablespoonfuls over chicken mixture. Cover and cook 1 hour longer or until a toothpick inserted in center of topping comes out clean. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Corn Bread-Topped Chicken Chili

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Slow Cooker Hula Chicken

Slow Cooker Hula Chicken

Ingredients
6 bacon strips, divided
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
3/4 cup barbecue sauce

Directions
Cut three bacon strips in half; cook until partially cooked but not crisp. Drain on paper towels.

Season chicken with salt and pepper; place in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Top each thigh with a half piece of bacon. Top with onion, pineapple and barbecue sauce.

Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender. Cook remaining bacon until crisp; drain and crumble. Sprinkle over each serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Slow Cooker Hula Chicken

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Bacon-Chicken Crescent Ring

Bacon-Chicken Crescent Ring

Ingredients
2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
1 can (10 ounces) chunk white chicken, drained and flaked
1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix

Directions
Grease a 14-in. pizza pan. Unroll crescent roll dough; separate into 16 triangles. Place wide end of one triangle 3 in. from edge of prepared pan with point overhanging edge of pan. Repeat with remaining triangles along outer edge of pan, overlapping the wide ends (dough will look like a sun when complete). Lightly press wide ends together.

In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon over wide ends of dough. Fold points of triangles over filling and tuck under wide ends (filling will be visible). Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Bacon-Chicken Crescent Ring

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Homemade Chicken Potpie

Homemade Chicken Potpie

Ingredients
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
3/4 cup 2% milk
3 cups cubed cooked chicken
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (about 10 ounces), thawed
1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry

Directions
Preheat oven to 450°. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in flour and poultry seasoning until blended; gradually whisk in broth and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in chicken and vegetables.

Transfer to a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate; place pastry sheet over filling. Trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry. Bake 15-20 minutes or until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Homemade Chicken Potpie

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Chicken Carbonara Risotto

Chicken Carbonara Risotto

Ingredients
1Tbsp vegetable oil
1lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup
1 cup frozen peas
1 1/2 cups milk
2 cups Minute® White Rice, uncooked
1/4 cup real bacon bits
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese*

Directions
HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through.

ADD soup, peas and milk; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes.

STIR in bacon bits and Parmesan cheese.

* Or substitute grated Romano cheese.

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