Take The Boredom Out Of Chicken Night With These Unique Recipes

Posted on: 6 July 2015

Chicken night can be a bit of a "love/hate" deals in many families. While chicken is very easy to cook and highly adaptable, it can get boring when prepared with the same few recipes. However, there is a wide variety of fun recipes you can utilize to transform chicken night into something a lot more fun.

Spinach Feta Chicken Pockets

Spinach and feta dips go well with just about anything. Use your own homemade spinach and feta dip to create a dish that will fully enhance your chicken night. 

Start by filling a large bowl with one cup of sour cream, ¼ cup of nonfat yogurt, two tablespoons of cream cheese one tablespoon of olive oil, 1/3 cup of chopped spinach, and one tablespoon of minced onions. Stir until fully mixed and chill for several hours in the fridge.

While you wait, fry up several chicken breasts on your stove top and slit them open when they cool. Remove your spinach feta dip and spoon it into the chicken slit. Press the chicken closed and sprinkle cornflakes on top for extra texture.

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees, place your chicken breasts on a cooking sheet, and put it in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Remove and serve with a side dish of your favorite noodles.

Chicken Wing Cupcake

Chicken and cupcakes just don't seem to mix in any way. However, buffalo chicken wing cupcakes actually go well together, as long as you utilize a blue cheese frosting. The blue cheese mixes well with the buffalo sauce and creates a tasty appetizer.

Start by soaking your chicken wings in buffalo sauce in your refrigerator overnight. They should be completely covered by the sauce. The next day, cook 20 cupcakes and plaster them with a blue cheese frosting spread.

Set them to the side and spread your chicken wings evenly on a cooking sheet. Set your oven to 400 degrees. Let them cook for about 20-30 minutes, remove, and place one chicken wing on top of each cupcake.

Garlic and Wine Chicken

Garlic is one of those foods that really needs to be integrated into as many meals as possible. The substances in garlic offers a wide variety of benefits, including anti-clotting capabilities, prostate cancer prevention, weight loss, and lower. blood pressure. Integrating it with red wine can create a delicious and healthy dish the whole family will love.

Start by chopping up your chicken breast into one-inch cubes and placing them in a stir fry pan. Add a few drops of cooking oil to prevent sticking. Now, add one tablespoon of minced garlic, ¼ cup of red wine, and about two tablespoons of hot sauce into the pain.

Turn your stove to medium heat and stir your chicken as it cooks. Add stir-fry vegetables to create a fully-rounded meal. After about 10 minutes of cooking, cut a piece of chicken in half to see whether or not it is done. Serve immediately to up to four people.

These chicken recipes are just a small sampling of the unusual ways that you can turn this staple meat into something a little more exciting. Try these and other cool chicken recipes out on your unsuspecting family or vary them to create your own personalized twist. Contact a local chicken restaurant, such as Cochran's Cafeteria, for further assistance.